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Faith news — June 24, 2020

Trinity United to give Rev. Green a send-off Because of COVID-19 restrictions, a large dinner and farewell to Trinity United Methodist Church pastor Bill Green… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020

Get It Growing: Develop a watering plan? Consider drip irrigation

After plentiful sun and rich soil, water is the third most important element in the garden. Yet, it is often the least considered. If vegetable… Continue reading

Milestone: Sunland homeowners pick Cowan, Miller for scholarships

Coordinators of the Sunland Homeowners Scholarship have selected Sequim High School seniors Brianna Cowan and Kianna Miller as their two recipients for 2020. This annual… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020

Milestone: Swanson receives DAISY extraordinary nurse award

Registered nurse Ninette Swanson was recently honored with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Olympic Medical Center. Created by the DAISY Foundation, the award… Continue reading

NOLS starts virtual storytime series

As part of the annual Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System is hitting the road — virtually — with a storytime series geared… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: Take it easy

It has been a tough time for parents, especially moms, in the last few months. With school just now being out for summer some of… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2020

Sturm among 3 seniors to earn Monday Musical scholarships

Sequim High School senior Payton Sturm was one of three local students selected to receive Monday Musical scholarships worth $1,5000 each. Sturm, a mezzo soprano,… Continue reading

Take time to ‘Imagine Your Story’ with summer reading program

With libraries across the Olympic Peninsula closed, staff have gotten imaginative with their “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program. The free, all-ages program that kicked… Continue reading

A&E briefs — June 17, 2020

Hales kicks off KSQM’s ‘Music Where You Park’ series Amy Hales’ Christian, gospel and pop tunes are in the spotlight to start KSQM 91.5 FM’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2020

Get It Growing: Welcoming native bees into the garden

Last week’s column, “Creating a Pollinator Garden,” talked about planning and planting your garden to attract and keep pollinators, including bees, butterflies, insects and others.… Continue reading

Master Gardener to explain ‘Simple Drip Irrigation’

Master Gardener Susan Kalmar teaches the importance of having a watering plan for one’s yard and garden at her Zoom presentation, “Simple Drip Irrigation,” set… Continue reading

Real estate broker Karen Willcutt with Town & Country, on left, holds Zeke, a husky puppy, as she donates $1,000 from recent home sales to the Welfare for Animals Guild president Barbara Brabant and ranch manager Mel Marshall, holding Zuri the husky puppy. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Milestone: Town & Country broker gives to WAG

With a goal to give back this year, real estate broker Karen Willcutt with Town & Country Real Estate made her first donations of 2020… Continue reading

Real estate broker Karen Willcutt with Town & Country, on left, holds Zeke, a husky puppy, as she donates $1,000 from recent home sales to the Welfare for Animals Guild president Barbara Brabant and ranch manager Mel Marshall, holding Zuri the husky puppy. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

PAFAC sets solstice celebration with new exhibit

For more than two decades, a fresh display of artistry has come to the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s Webster’s Woods Sculpture Park, marking a… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: Environmental lessons for little ones

By Cynthia Martin For the Sequim Gazette Earth Day was somewhat overshadowed this year by the attention given to an unwelcomed virus. However, the nice… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2020
Rotarians Lang and Mary Hadley, right, along with Barbara Hughes, donate funds to the Boys & Girls Club — represented here by executive director Mary Budke — for the B&G Club’s “Grab ‘n’ Go” summer youth meal program. Photo by Doug Schwarz

Rotarians help with B&G summer meals program

Local Rotarians recently helped boost the Boys & Girls Club’s “Grab ‘n’ Go” program to help feed youths in Sequim and Port Angeles. Long-time Rotarians… Continue reading

Rotarians Lang and Mary Hadley, right, along with Barbara Hughes, donate funds to the Boys & Girls Club — represented here by executive director Mary Budke — for the B&G Club’s “Grab ‘n’ Go” summer youth meal program. Photo by Doug Schwarz

A&E briefs — June 10, 2020

Blue Whole Gallery to open June 17 Joyce Volmut, president of the Blue Whole Gallery, announced last week the Sequim gallery at 129 W. Washington… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2020

Bird Tales: The swallows’ tale

Cherished for their faithful return, swallows have long been symbols of love, loyalty and peace. In Sequim, we don’t need to join other tourists going… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2020

Get It Growing: Creating a pollinator garden

What’s all the buzz about pollinators? Why do we need them? Pollinators are bees, butterflies, birds, moths, bats and some insects. They pollinate many of… Continue reading

KSQM brings summer tunes with ‘Music Where You Park’

Offering a unique take on a summer music series, KSQM 91.5 FM is going mobile. Because of social distancing requirements still in effect during Phase… Continue reading

Milestone: McMenamin named to George Fox University’s dean’s list

Alexandria McMenamin of Sequim was among those who earned dean’s list recognition at George Fox University for the spring 2020 semester. Undergraduate students must earn… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2020