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Milestone: Sequim’s Hansted makes dean’s list at Jamestown University

Abigail Hansted of Sequim has been named to the dean’s list at Jamestown University in Jamestown, North Dakota, for the fall 2020 semester. Students at… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2021

OMC Foundation sets virtual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation will present the 14th-annual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon virtually from 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26. Persons interested… Continue reading

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PAFAC spotlights life, work of Esther Webster

Local history and award-winning art are on display starting Feb. 13 at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC), which has teamed up with the… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Independence versus neglect

Sure, your teen wants and even needs lots of independence. This is the last step before he becomes legally an adult. So what should a… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2021
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Shipley Center earns recognition for employment opportunities

Silence, as the old adage goes, is golden. That holds true for a couple of Shipley Center employees who arrive early to make sure the… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Remembering Four Chaplains Day

The Michael Trebert Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Wreaths Across America 2021 has added Dungeness Cemetery and other local cemeteries near Sequim to the… Continue reading

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At the display window in Uptown Port Townsend are, from left, Jeri Auty, Cheri Kopp, Debra Olson and Sue Gale, contributors to the "Art in a Pandemic" show, on view around the clock at the corner of Tyler and Lawrence streets. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Art as solace: Ten women share window display

Pandemic inspires creativity

At the display window in Uptown Port Townsend are, from left, Jeri Auty, Cheri Kopp, Debra Olson and Sue Gale, contributors to the "Art in a Pandemic" show, on view around the clock at the corner of Tyler and Lawrence streets. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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Blue Whole Gallery’s February exhibit roams ‘From Shore to the Sea’

Blue Whole Gallery’s next exhibit reaches from the mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Driftwood sculptor John Bertholl and glassware artist Sheri Whestine… Continue reading

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Feiro plans reopening in Port Angeles, with private tours resuming Friday

Feiro Marine Life Center at Port Angeles City Pier plans to resume allowing visitors to experience some of the flora and fauna that live beneath… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021
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From stage to marketplace: Olympic Theatre Arts Center partners with local businesses for Valentine’s Day

Olympic Theatre Arts Center is collaborating with local businesses for the Valentine’s Day holiday. The nonprofit is creating five gift baskets for Valentine’s Day both… Continue reading

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Get top tips on how to prune blueberries

Now is the time to prune your blueberries. An annual pruning regimen is needed to encourage strong new canes and promote good berry production. From… Continue reading

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Get Valentine’s Day kits at NOLS branches

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is inviting people of all ages to explore their creativity and connect with loved ones this season. Starting this… Continue reading

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Learn about growing rhododendrons from seed at Green Thumbs presentation

Learn about rhododendron varieties that grow naturally in the wild — plus how to grow these rhododendrons from seed and why it might be a… Continue reading

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Milestone: Hastings is Soroptimists’ pick for Girl of Month

McKenna Hastings has been chosen as Soroptimist International of Sequim recently selected McKenna Hastings for their Girl of the Month in February. Hastings volunteers at… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021
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Milestone: James earns spot on Spokane Community College’s honor roll

Evan James of Sequim was recently named to the Spokane Community College’s honor roll for fall quarter 2020. Students on the honor roll earned a… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021

Milestone: McMenamin makes the grade at George Fox

Alexandria McMenamin of Sequim was among those students who earned dean’s list recognition at George Fox University for the fall 2020 semester. Traditional undergraduate students… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021

Milestone: Sequim’s Stepp named to Northwest Kidney Centers board of trustees

Northwest Kidney Centers recently added Russ Stepp of Sequim as a new member to its board of trustees. Stepp, former Discovery Gala co-chair and current… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021

Milestone: Thomas named to dean’s list at Massachusetts school

Silas Thomas of Sequim was recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at Becker College. The school’s dean’s list recognizes all… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021
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Off the Shelf: A science fiction starter pack

If you’ve never seen the appeal of space, imaginary technology, or aliens, then this column is for you. It’s escapism with some intellectual heft behind… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Childhood nightmares and remedies

Putting your child to bed at night is usually especially satisfying. You have spent a long day keeping her busy and hopefully teaching her about… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2021