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PAFAC to fete longest day of year with Summertide Solstice Art Festival

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center hosts Summertide Solstice Art Festival, a free family-friendly event, from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, to celebrate the… Continue reading

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Get It Growing: Have you watered enough?

Perhaps you have been given watering instructions like this before: “During the growing season make sure your plant receives an inch of water each week”… Continue reading

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Sequim writer explores, love, loss and grief with ‘Lifting Stones’

To some — including the writer himself — it seems Doug Stanfield is coming into the writing world of poetry late in the proverbial game.… Continue reading

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Community Calendar — June 9, 2021

Editor’s note: Is your group meeting once more and wanting to get into the community calendar? Let us know at editor@sequimgazette.com or 360-683-3311. — MD… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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‘Practical Tools’ class to spotlight household finances

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) is offering “Empower Yourself: Practical Tools for Living Alone,” a series of workshops, to offer support and advice to… Continue reading

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A&E briefs — June 9, 2021

Gem, mineral group sets ‘No Show’ — ‘Rock Show’ With the COVID pandemic shutting down its past three shows, the Clallam County Gem & Mineral… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Genealogical group to present ‘My Cousin, the Gangster’

Chicago genealogist Mike Karsen will present “My Cousin, the Gangster” at the next general meeting of the County Genealogical Society at 10 a.m. on Saturday,… Continue reading

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Gleaners can help edibles from waste piles

Gleaners are in search of produce to pick and share with the community this growing season. The Clallam Gleaning Program, run through the WSU Extension… Continue reading

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Local scout wins state award through Sequim VFW

Local scout wins state award through Sequim VFW Port Angeles Eagle Scout Jonathan T. Scott, 18, was recently named Scout of the Year by Washington’s… Continue reading

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Dr. Allison Berry, Clallam County public health officer, speaks during a COVID-19 briefing at the county courthouse in Port Angeles in November 2019. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Milestone: OPHCC awards Berry Community Champion honor

The Olympic Peninsula Healthy Community Coalition (OPHCC), a nonprofit organization in Clallam County with more than 50 partners, recently awarded Clallam County Health Officer Dr.… Continue reading

Dr. Allison Berry, Clallam County public health officer, speaks during a COVID-19 briefing at the county courthouse in Port Angeles in November 2019. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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Milestone: Sequim’s Pierson graduates from West Point

Grant Scott Pierson of Sequim graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelors of science’ degree from West Point Military Academy in West Point, New York,… Continue reading

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Milestone: Skwim Toastmaster Hall receives ‘above and beyond’ award

Milestone: Skwim Toastmaster Hall receives ‘above and beyond’ award Skwim Toastmasters member Kyle Hall was recently presented with the coveted John Villesvik Award. The honor… Continue reading

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Milestone: Uraga earns OMC’s leadership award

Liz Uraga, director of Quality Support Services for Olympic Medical Center, received OMC’s Leadership Award in April. OMC CEO Darryl Wolfe announced the award at… Continue reading

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NOLS celebrating Pride Month with events, party packs

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) invites all people to Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month in June. Pride Month occurs each year in June to commemorate… Continue reading

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Olmypic Christian School celebrates creativity with annual art show

Students artists at Olympic Christian School celebrated their creative side at the school’s recent annual art show, with judges selecting winners in grade-level categories. This… Continue reading

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OTA hosting auditions for Shakespeare Renaissance Faire

Auditions for Olympic Theatre Arts’ annual Shakespeare Renaissance Faire, held late this year, are scheduled for 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, at the OTA… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Early reading makes a difference

Having just a few moments together reading a book with your child bring you closer together than most things. Reading together tells your little one… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Veterans Corner: Officers group gets computers for Sarge’s Place

Summer is coming and boats are on the water! The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recruiting members for Flotilla 42 in Sequim led by Sylvia… Continue reading

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YMCA to host free Safety Around Water Camp

The YMCA of Sequim is offering a free Safety Around Water Camp for youths of ages 6-12, held 1-3 p.m. daily, June 21-25. This camp… Continue reading

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Self-guided tours continue at Port Angeles garden site

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners are offering a third self-guided tour of the Fifth Street Community Garden in Port… Continue reading

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