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Jeanette Stehr-Green, left, and Audreen Williams have their pruning shears at the ready in the 5th Street Community Garden blueberry patch in Port Angeles. The Master Gardeners will answer pruning questions following Stehr-Green’s Green Thumbs Garden Tips presentation on Feb. 13. Photo by Betty Harriman

Learn how to boost blueberry productivity

Get pruning technique tips from some local experts at a Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series presentation this month. Master Gardener Jeanette Stehr-Green will discuss… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green, left, and Audreen Williams have their pruning shears at the ready in the 5th Street Community Garden blueberry patch in Port Angeles. The Master Gardeners will answer pruning questions following Stehr-Green’s Green Thumbs Garden Tips presentation on Feb. 13. Photo by Betty Harriman

Milestone: CASA families enjoy skate party

Sequim Elks Lodge 2642, with the help of a Beacon Grant from Elks National Foundation, organized a winter wonderland skate party in Port Angeles recently… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020

Milestone: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge group picks officers

At the group’s annual meeting in November, the Friends of Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge group voted in board members, and in January elected officers for… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020

Milestone: Olympic Medical Center gets five-star rating from Hospital Compare

Hospital Compare, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services online guide that allows consumers to view quality data for more than 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim students get academic honors

A number of Sequim-area students earned academic honors at colleges and universities recently: Western Washington Claire Henninger, a Western Washington University student athlete, earned a… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020

Olympic Peninsula Art Association scholarship deadline set for April 4

The Olympic Peninsula Art Association is once again offering a scholarship to local students. The scholarship is open to all Clallam County high school seniors.… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: What you do as a parent really makes a difference

People doing research on the brains of children who have been physically, sexually, or emotionally mistreated, have learned that this kind of abuse changes a… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020

PHOTO: Operation Valentine gathers cards for veterans, active military

Funeral home co-owner and founder, Steve Ford, left, and Gerald “Jerry” Rettela of the Korean War Veterans Association #310, show some of the valentine cards… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020

SEF offers scholarships for Sequim students

The Sequim Education Foundation is offering to 2020 Sequim High School graduating seniors a number of scholarship opportunities. Each scholarship is listed on www.WashBoard.org, with… Continue reading

Select university choir visits peninsula for two concerts

I Cantori, Walla Walla University’s select choir, comes to the Olympic peninsula in mid-February for a pair of concerts. At 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb.… Continue reading

Sequim City Band announces 2020 concert schedule

Time to break out those 2020 calendars, concert-goers. Representatives with the Sequim City Band announced last week the dates for the group’s 29th concert season,… Continue reading

Sequim Community Orchestra sets free concert for Feb. 15

Despite some chilly winter temperatures, the Sequim Community Orchestra is warming up a lineup of top classic pieces for their next concert. The orchestra offers… Continue reading

Sunshine fest dinner, dance tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the Sound Community Bank Beach Party Dinner and Dance, a part of the Sequim Sunshine Festival, set for 7-10 p.m.… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Help available for those with PTSD

Don’t let the title of the club fool you: The Jefferson County Quilts of Valor will be happy to make a quilt for a veteran… Continue reading

Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour set for two February weekends

Eight award-winning artisan wineries host the 2020 Olympic Peninsula Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour, slated to take place over two weekends: Feb. 8-9 and… Continue reading

Logan’s ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ takes Peninsula College talent show crown

With a rednition of “Tennessee Whiskey” that closed out 2020 Peninsula’s Got Talent Show to a standing ovation, Samantha Logan of Neah Bay took top… Continue reading

Pacific Coast Trio to take stage at Peninsula College on Feb. 11

The Pacific Coast Trio, a pairing of winds and piano, graces the Maier Hall at Peninsula College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, part of… Continue reading

@SequimSchools — Feb.5, 2020

DISTRICT The Sequim High S.T.E.M. Club is presenting a S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Night for students in grades 6-12 starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

A&E briefs — Feb. 5, 2020

Adventure series continues in PA The 2020 Adventure Travel Series continues this week with “Trails for Everyone, Forever: Hike the State with the Washington Trails… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

Community Calendar — Feb. 5, 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 at… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020