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Parenting In Focus: Keeping communication open

Even as your child becomes a teenager, she is still listening to you even when you do not think she is. She is still imitating… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020

Residents in 3 states receive unidentified seeds

A number of people in three states have received packages of random, unidentified seeds from China, according to local and federal agriculture officials. “We received… Continue reading

Community Calendar — July 29, 2020

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at editor@ sequimgazette.com or delivered to the Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2020

Sculptor uses driftwood to mend broken heart

Man restoring Ediz Hook creation that burned last spring

A&E briefs — July 22, 2020

Backwoods Hucksters featured in ‘Music Where You Park’ The mountain blues stylings of Backwoods Hucksters is featured at KSQM 91.5 FM’s next “Music Where You… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020

Get It Growing: How to grow a Pacific Northwest succulent garden

Succulents are beautiful, often exotic looking plants that many may think are not viable perennials in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) climate. However, they are determined… Continue reading

Milestone: Petco Foundation donates $10K to OPHS

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society last week received a grant award of $10,000 from the Petco Foundation, helping the local nonprofit extend its ability to… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020

Milestone: Soroptimists donate to First Step for COVID-19 help

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently presented Elisia Hernandez, Program Director of First Step (center), with a check for $986.61 to use for families affected financially… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020

Milestone: Wiker named to honor roll at Oregon State

Blake Wiker, a 2019 Sequim High School graduate, was recently named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for Spring term 2020 at Oregon State University in… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020

NOLS to host virtual toolbox building workshops

Youths of ages 6-12 are invited to learn how to build their own toolbox with an online workshop in early August. As part of the… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: What should I do when my child says no?

It would have been nice if the “no” stage ended when your child was no longer 2 — but it doesn’t. Every parent needs to… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020

Sequim nonprofit continues rummage sale fundraiser

With a building full of “unusual stuff,” staff and volunteers with Olympic Theatre Arts Center are looking to clear some space and raise funds at… Continue reading

Student art in ‘virtual’ spotlight at Peninsula College’s annual exhibit

Coronavirus concerns nixed a plan to have an in-person exhibit, so Peninsula College show organizers went virtual. Winners were announced for the college’s annual Student… Continue reading

Bird Tales: The versatile, adaptable gull

Adaptable, intelligent, opportunistic … during July in Sequim we have an excellent opportunity to learn about gulls. Often thought to be the most versatile birds… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020

Buckhorn Wilderness peak offers panoramic vistas

Mount Townsend a popular hike this time of year

A&E briefs — July 15, 2020

Tess Teel & Co. at fifth ‘Music Where You Park’ Tess Teel & Co.’s swing, jazz and bossanova music is in the spotlight at KSQM… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020

Amazon tablet top prize for writing contest

In an effort to offer children a fun challenge this summer, the Clallam County Literacy Council — through United Way — is launching a writing… Continue reading

Joshua Chrisman, pictured with his girlfriend Ana Hail, finished medical school in May and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology this month. Photo courtesy of Al Chrisman

Chrisman finishes medical school, begins residency

Joshua Chrisman, a 2002 Sequim High School graduate, recently finished medical school at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas in Austin. Chrisman, 36,… Continue reading

Joshua Chrisman, pictured with his girlfriend Ana Hail, finished medical school in May and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology this month. Photo courtesy of Al Chrisman

Chrisman retires after 37 years with City of Sequim

After nearly 40 years with the City of Sequim in various roles, Al Chrisman is calling it a career. Chrisman retired on July 10 after… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Delight in dahlia varieties

By Gary McLaughlin For the Sequim Gazette There are several good reasons to grow dahlias. One of them is the amazing number of varieties and… Continue reading