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Faith news — May 20, 2020

Online services via Skype First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sequim, hosts online services at 10 a.m. on Sundays and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays via the… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Get It Growing: Grow small fruits for a big reward

Small fruits are so named because they produce small edible fruits on relatively small perennial plants. Despite their size, small fruits provide big rewards and… Continue reading

Milestone: Donation a big garden booster

Sequim’s True Value Co-op Farm & Garden store, along with Kellogg Garden Products, deliver 41 bales of organic compost to the Community Organic Gardens of… Continue reading

Milestone: Kiwanis Club donates to Sequim Food Bank

The Kiwanis Club of Sequim-Dungeness recently donated $1,350.00 to the Sequim Food Bank on May 15 to help in the midst of the 2019 novel… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Milestone: Peninsula College professor Brock picked for ‘Thinkerer’ honor

For making an impact in both the real and virtual worlds, Renne Emiko Brock was honored in late March for being a standout “Thinkerer.” The… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Parenting Matters: Words, words and more words

By Cynthia Martin For the Sequim Gazette Words are one of the important ways we teach our children. They are also easily forgotten. For example,… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020
Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her driveway on Ravens Ridge to bring cards, flowers and sing to her “Happy Birthday.” Photo courtesy of Kathryn Haskell

PHOTO: Birthday wishes from masked friends

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her… Continue reading

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her driveway on Ravens Ridge to bring cards, flowers and sing to her “Happy Birthday.” Photo courtesy of Kathryn Haskell

Pioneer group awards scholarships

A pair of Sequim High grads-to-be are getting a boost from local pioneer families. The two graduating Sequim High School student, Kaylee Dunlap and Alexis… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony redesigns new season: Five double-concert dates set

The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra’s concert season will look different come this fall, in light of a unanimous vote by the symphony’s board of directors.… Continue reading

Request seeds by mail through NOLS program

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is mailing free starter kits of seeds to Clallam County residents. Individuals can complete an online seed request form… Continue reading

School milestones — May 20, 2020

Tingelstad earns Phi Kappa Phi honor Kim Tingelstad of Sequim was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Milestone: Olympic Medical Center honors credentialing specialists, financial team

Olympic Medical Center leaders honored seven employees at a board of commissioners meeting in March, giving kudos to staff in the center’s credentialing and financial… Continue reading

Milestone: Peninsula College marketing, communications staff earn honors

The Peninsula College Marketing and Communications Department was recognized recently for excellence in Photography and Illustration, receiving a gold Paragon Award at the National Council… Continue reading

Rotarian Rochelle, Barbara Hughes and a Greywolf student. Photos from Rotary Club of Sequim archive files

Decade Eight: The 2000s

The Rotary Club of Sequim began a dictionary program under the leadership of then Community Service Chair Harry Hughes. Harry passed away suddenly in June… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2020
Rotarian Rochelle, Barbara Hughes and a Greywolf student. Photos from Rotary Club of Sequim archive files

Virtual programming fuels activity at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Two young children explore the beach with their grandmother, gathering interesting bits of driftwood and stone. Meanwhile, across town, a slightly older girl is experimenting… Continue reading

Bird Tales: The hummingbird’s tale

In Native American legend, Hummingbird is a healing spirit, a helper of those in need, and seeing one was a sign of good luck. Hummingbirds… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020
Microgreens can add nutrition, flavor and texture to one’s meals. Photo by Sandy Cortez

Get It Growing: How to grow microgreens all year ‘round

By Judy English For the Sequim Gazette Growing microgreens is a fun and rewarding project for both the experienced and inexperienced gardener. Microgreens are vegetables… Continue reading

Microgreens can add nutrition, flavor and texture to one’s meals. Photo by Sandy Cortez

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