Life

Get It Growing: The small spotted wing drosophila can cause big problems

At less than an eighth of an inch in length — a pint-sized pest by most standards— the spotted wing drosophila (SWD) can be a… Continue reading

Milestone: Creasey makes dean’s list at University of Delaware

Anthony Creasey of Sequim was recently named to the University of Delaware Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester. Students must be enrolled full-time and… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020

Milestone: MacLaine, local Toastmaster, advances to semifinals

Sequim’s own Lindy MacLaine is heading — virtually — to the Toastmasters International Speech Contest semifinals. MacLaine is a club member and past club president… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim city councilor Janisse awarded advanced leadership certificate

Sequim city councilor Brandon Janisse recently received an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). The association’s leadership program recognizes… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim Noon Rotary gifts adaptive bike steering bar

The Rotary Club of Sequim recently gifted an adaptive tricycle steering bar to 11-year-old Abby Johnson. Johnson was, in March 2019, the club’s first recipient… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim’s Law earns doctorate at California-Riverside

Andrew R. Law earned a doctorate in philosophy from the University of California-Riverside this June. Law is a 2009 Sequim High School graduate.… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020

Milestone: Still, Turner get WGU degrees

Sara Turner and Evan Still of Sequim recently earned degrees from Western Governors University, an online, nonprofit university. Turner received a master of arts degree… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020

PAFAC’s ArtBites goes virtual on Aug. 21

“Art,” says Twyla Sampaco, “is part of my healing process.” Sampaco joins fellow working artist Tiffani Erdmanczyk at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s ArtBites… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: Consequences matter

One of the most important lessons parents learn is to follow through on what they ask of their children. If you ask your child if… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020

Peninsula author bases historical novel in Port Angeles

The characters are fiction but the history is real in peninsula author Linda B. Myers’ ninth novel, “Dr. Emma’s Improbable Happenings,” released last week. The… Continue reading

Sequim students named to University of Washington dean’s list

A dozen Sequim-area students were recently named to the University of Washington’s winter 2020 dean’s list. They included: Jessica Craig, Katrina Dolan, Rene Flores, Shaun… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020
Isobel Johnston, 92, bought this agave as a small plant from a garage sale 20-plus years ago and now it’s something people stop to take a photo of in her front yard. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim succulent grows from garage sale into sight-to-see

Johnston said agave bought for one dollar 20-plus years ago

Isobel Johnston, 92, bought this agave as a small plant from a garage sale 20-plus years ago and now it’s something people stop to take a photo of in her front yard. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Bird Tales: Feathers

It’s August in Sequim, and if you notice that the birds in your yard are not looking their best, you are not alone. Patchy colors,… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

A&E briefs — Aug. 12, 2020

Bread & Gravy set for KSQM’s ninth ‘Music Where You Park’ Bread & Gravy — who plays Americana, blues, soul, classic rock, contemporary, bluegrass and… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

Faith news — Aug. 12, 2020

Online mass services set Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church (121 E. Maple St., Sequim) is live-streamed each Sunday at 11 a.m. Additionally, mass at… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

Get It Growing: Native plants to attract wildlife

The Olympic Peninsula is an extraordinary place to behold a diversity of plants and wildlife. In any of its ecosystems, wildlife thrives when there are… Continue reading

Join Big Library Read with ‘The Darwin Affair’

Local book lovers can join thousands of readers around the world in reading a historical fiction thriller eBook during Big Library Read, the world’s largest… Continue reading

NOLS, Clallam Resiliency Project, panel invite community to consider ‘No Small Matter’

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is partnering with the Clallam Resiliency Project to provide a free viewing of the documentary, “No Small Matter,” through… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: A child’s hearing checklist

One of the ways a parent can tell if their child is developing normally is to understand exactly what is normal. You can do this… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’

Eagle Scout project Who: Sequim teen Kaleb Needoba What: Eagle Scout project to create, install ‘Spirit Signs’ at Sequim High School celebrating SHS state champions… Continue reading