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Parening Matters: Is it parenting or good parenting?

By Cynthia Martin For the Sequim Gazette It is easy to become a parent — some people plan ahead, and others just let it happen.… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020

Sequim High band, choir members picked for state contests

The Sequim High auditorium is quiet for now, but a host of local students have made some noise on a statewide level for their musical… Continue reading

Student art shines in peninsula 2-D, 3-D juried contest

Despite the cancellation of an in-person exhibition, the Olympic Peninsula High School Student Art Exhibition at Peninsula College heralds some of the top student art… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Memorial Day ceremonies are cancelled

The Veterans Center, at 216 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles, has a clothing store for veterans and their families. There are used and new… Continue reading

Master Gardener to talk legumes at next virtual presentation

Green beans and peas — regulars in many vegetable gardens — represent a mere fraction of the legume possibilities for local gardeners. Laurel Moulton, program… Continue reading

Get It Growing: May is time to get out in the garden!

The Clallam County Master Gardeners are disappointed to have to postpone the Spring Plant Sale. It is an annual fund raising event that they enjoy… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System hosting virtual book chats, storytimes

Libraries may be closed, but readers can still connect with other book aficionados through virtual book chats, held on Tuesdays through the month of May… Continue reading

Off the Shelf: What can I do on the NOLS website?

What can you do on the NOLS website? The question is really, “What can’t you do?” You may be surprised how much there is to… Continue reading

PAFAC to host online ‘happy hour’ with artists, curator

Get ready for “happy hour” — virtually — at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The arts center continue its virtual arts programming at 5… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Talking about tough subjects

Most of us would like to avoid talking about the difficult subjects with our children but we know we should do it anyhow. Tough subjects… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2020

Sequim High plant sale blooms this week

From alysum to zinnias, marigold and mint, and from seven styles of petunias to parsley, pineapple sage, rosemary and thyme, Sequim High School’s annual plant… Continue reading

NOLS expands online offerings

While all Clallam County’s public libraries are closed because of COVID-19 concerns, online resources remain available and North Olympic Library System (NOLS) — which oversees… Continue reading

Births — April 29, 2020

March 17, 2020 — 6:57 a.m., a son, Stephen Patrick Fletcher, 7 pounds 3.4 ounces, to Sarah Tice and Michael Fletcher, Port Angeles. March 31,… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2020

Decade Seven: The 1990s

In early 1990s the club was seeking a new fundraiser to assist specifically in financial support for the Boys and Girls Club. Joe Hawe, then… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2020

Get It Growing: From seed to plant

Growing plants from seeds is fun and rewarding! This hands-on project for kids will increase your child’s basic knowledge of plants and improve their observation… Continue reading

Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
                                Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. BLaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Milestone: Blaine, Cindy Zechenelly honored with Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly, Sequim-area volunteer disaster planners for Clallam County Fire District No.3, received 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards, as announced by Serve Washington… Continue reading

Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
                                Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. BLaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Milestone: Salazar receives Haller PTO scholarship

For his volunteer efforts at the school, Darren Salazar — former Helen Haller Elementary School student and soon-to-be Sequim High graduate — was recently awarded… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2020

Parenting Matters: A late Earth Day message

Earth Day is over but in many ways it isn’t. We really need to celebrate Earth Day in some ways every day. We all need… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2020

Peninsula College lists winter quarter president’s list, honor roll

Peninsula College last week released the names of students who made the President’s List and the Honor Roll for the winter 2020 quarter. To qualify… Continue reading