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Pictured is Hemaris thetis, daytime active moth that is sometimes referred to as a bumblebee moth. Photo by Sandy Cortez

Get It Growing: Fascinating moths are night shift pollinators

The vision that usually comes to mind when one hears the word “pollinators” are bees and butterflies. These extraordinary creatures can be observed during the… Continue reading

Pictured is Hemaris thetis, daytime active moth that is sometimes referred to as a bumblebee moth. Photo by Sandy Cortez
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A&E briefs — Sept. 29, 2021

‘A Facility for Living’ opens Oct. 1 at OTA Olympic Theatre Arts Center’s comedy production of “A Facility for Living” by Katie Forgette opens the… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Dahlias dazzle at Terrace Garden

What’s blooming in the garden? Dahlias! More than 30 varieties, grown from tubers, are blooming at Sequim’s Terrace Garden in late September and continuing into… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Explore ‘Orphan Train Movement’ with genealogical society presentation

The Clallam County Genealogical Society hosts a special Zoom presentation with professional genealogist Michael Brophy at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9. His topic will… Continue reading

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Fiber Arts Festival kicks off Friday

The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival, which begins Friday, Oct. 1, offers a museum exhibition, educational demonstrations of fiber processes and hands-on experiences for children… Continue reading

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First Friday At Walk celebrates 15 years of celebrating creativity

Helping celebrate 15 years of arts and inclusion is the Sequim First Friday Art Walk on Oct. 1, with orange as the color theme. Orange… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Free seminar details role of Developmental Disability Council

Clallam Mosaic and Clallam County Parent to Parent are hosting a free virtual seminar on Zoom dubbed “What Does the Developmental Disability Council Do?” set… Continue reading

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Get It Growing: Made in the shade (or making the shade, as the case may be)

With this summer’s toasty temperatures, many gardeners are searching for economical ways to cool their homes. Shade trees might be the answer. Depending on their… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim Wheelers get GIVE65 boost from Home Instead

Call it a story of neighbors helping neighbors. Home Instead of Clallam & Jefferson Counties picked the Sequim Wheelers Adaptive Bike Program in the annual… Continue reading

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Olympic Peninsula Authors seeking submissions for fifth anthology

Calling all writers! The Olympic Peninsula Authors (OPA) announced last week a call for submission of original prose and poetry. For the fifth consecutive year,… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: Children are delightful … most of the time

Children are one of life’s joys. They add so many things to our lives. But none of these positives offsets the frustrations when they are… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Sequim woman receives virtual treatment for disorder, a first in Washington state

Abbott rep says roll out pushed forward by Covid with 3,000-plus served so far

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Pandemic inspires Port Angeles veteran to start company

Marge Rosen knew in her teens eactly what she wanted to do for a career. “I knew I wanted to be a musician for the… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2021
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Fiber Arts aficionados donate stuffed animals to Sequim’s Boys & Girls Club

The Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula recently welcomed 49 new pets when Monica Dixon of the Sequim Fiber… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2021
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NOLT selects Jamestown tribe’s traditional foods, culture program for annual award

North Olympic Land Trust has awarded the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Traditional Foods & Culture Program its 23rd-annual nəxʷsƛ̕əy̕əkʷáʔnəŋ of the Year Award, the nonprofit organization… Continue reading

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‘Thor’apy at Sherwood Assisted Living

A sheepdog in sheep’s clothing? That seems to work for Don and Susan Sorensen’s dog Thor, who prior to and after COVID-based restrictions has been… Continue reading

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‘Work to Learn’ garden party set for Saturday

Mary Crook will demonstrate how to make attractive flower arrangements during the “Work to Learn” party set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at the… Continue reading

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A&E briefs — Sept. 22, 2021

Woodturners to host pair of presenters The Strait Turners Woodturning Club meets at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom. The group’s presenters this month… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021

Births — Sept. 15, 2021

Aug. 24, 2021 — 6:12 a.m., Douglas Richard Jaeger, 7 pounds 10.9 ounces, to Amy R. Jaeger, Port Angeles. Aug. 29, 2021 — 1:48 p.m.,… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021

Milestone: ARTjam! funds support Sequim Food Bank

Fine art furniture for food: “Birds of a Feather,” a restored chair decorated by several ARTjam! artists, helpd the group raise more than $780 during… Continue reading