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OPAS invites community to study ‘The Ascent of Birds’

The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society invited community members to join Jim Karr, University of Washington professor emeritus, for a free lecture and discussion series based… Continue reading

VHOCC offers grief support classes

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) hosts a grief support group starting Wednesday, Oct. 21. Except for Nov. 25, the group will meet 2-3:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Learn how to grow figs in Green Thumbs presentation

Learn how to grow figs in Green Thumbs presentation

Paul Kolesnikoff explains how to grow figs at a Zoom presentation set on Oct. 8.

Learn how to grow figs in Green Thumbs presentation
Get It Growing: Got blah-berries?

Get It Growing: Got blah-berries?

What makes a berry taste good? Although taste is personal, understanding the components of taste and what you like will allow you to grow berries… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Got blah-berries?
Libraries host virtual book clubs in October

Libraries host virtual book clubs in October

The North Olympic Library System will host four virtual Book Discussion Group meetings in October.

Libraries host virtual book clubs in October
Milestone: Sequim Elks gives $2,000 national grant to Sequim Boys & Girls Club

Milestone: Sequim Elks gives $2,000 national grant to Sequim Boys & Girls Club

Sequim Elks Lodge 2642 presented a $2,000 Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation to the Sequim Boys and Girls Club. Elks National Foundation Grants… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2020
Milestone: Sequim Elks gives $2,000 national grant to Sequim Boys & Girls Club
Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists pick Hill for Girl of Month

Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists pick Hill for Girl of Month

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently named JoNell Hill as the organization’s October 2020 Girl of the Month. Hill, a senior at Sequim High School, actively… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2020
Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists pick Hill for Girl of Month
Organizers cancel in-person 2020 fiber arts festival

Organizers cancel in-person 2020 fiber arts festival

The latest in a long line of festivals to nix its plans in a wild 2020, the 15th-annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival has been… Continue reading

Organizers cancel in-person 2020 fiber arts festival

Parenting In Focus: Temper tantrum hints

Parenting a young child is special, but there are always some glitches to overcome

  • Sep 30, 2020
Sequim rocket man shares woodworking project on lawn

Sequim rocket man shares woodworking project on lawn

When a rocket lands in a front yard, it’s going to catch some eyes. At nearly 9-feet tall, Ron DeGroat’s wooden rocket replica has become… Continue reading

Sequim rocket man shares woodworking project on lawn

Milestone: Pharmacy funds for PFOA

Each month, Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles selects a community non-profit to receive a percentage of sales for that month. In June, the pharmacy staff… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2020

City of Sequim seeks submissions for ‘Youthful Expressions’ exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission is seeking entries for “Youthful Expressions”

Digital, gourd art in spotlight at Blue Whole Gallery in October

Digital, gourd art in spotlight at Blue Whole Gallery in October

Two award-winning veteran artists take spotlight in “Celebration of the Season of Arts” in October

Digital, gourd art in spotlight at Blue Whole Gallery in October
Get It Growing: Plant your own gourmet garlic

Get It Growing: Plant your own gourmet garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is among the oldest documented plants cultivated by man. The Sumerians carved recipes containing garlic on stone tablets 5,000 years ago, and… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Plant your own gourmet garlic
Milestone: Michael Trebert chapter welcomes new members

Milestone: Michael Trebert chapter welcomes new members

Four Olympic Peninsula residents recently joined the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter, and a fifth is slated to join this week. During their… Continue reading

Milestone: Michael Trebert chapter welcomes new members
NOLS to host virtual, family-friendly Red Yarn show

NOLS to host virtual, family-friendly Red Yarn show

Award-winning family performer Red Yarn plays a NOLS online show on Sunday, Sept. 27

NOLS to host virtual, family-friendly Red Yarn show

Parenting In Focus: Don’t be too hard on yourself

Remember how you talk with your children when they get discouraged about things they’re trying to learn. Think about ways you try to keep up… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2020
Sequim poet weaves personal, place with ‘Terrain’

Sequim poet weaves personal, place with ‘Terrain’

For her debut poetry collection, Sequim author Gina Hietpas dug deep into personal thoughts and experiences … at times, three decades deep. Along with friends,… Continue reading

Sequim poet weaves personal, place with ‘Terrain’
Sequim Toastmasters spotlight humor at next onlinemeeting

Sequim Toastmasters spotlight humor at next onlinemeeting

Toastmasters: Speaking with humor makes speeches special, audiences engaged, messages memorable

Sequim Toastmasters spotlight humor at next onlinemeeting
Three local Master Gardeners get Golden Trowel honors

Three local Master Gardeners get Golden Trowel honors

Betsy Burlingame, Bev Dawson and Bruce Pape have been awarded Master Gardeners’ Golden Trowel Awards

Three local Master Gardeners get Golden Trowel honors