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Milestone: Sequim’s Johnson selected district deputy for Elks

Thousands of members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America and guests have gathered in Tampa, Florida, from… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2021
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Milestone: SHS grad Schroeder gets PEO funds

MaryLaura Ramponi of Chapter EP P.E.O. recently awarded a monetary gift to recent Sequim High School graduate Abby Schroeder, who will be attending Lower Columbia… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2021
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NOLS hosting book discussion groups in August

Check out a book club — virtually — during the month of August. The North Olympic Library System hosts four virtual Book Discussion Group meetings… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Sequim native serving overseas

Builder 3rd Class Devon Bird, serving in the Public Works Department at Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece, paints a concrete wall on the installation… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2021
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Sequim Prairie Nights sets return to downtown Sequim

After a one-year hiatus, those sweet, classy cars are roaring back into Sequim. Sequim Prairie Nights is a go for 2021, with dozens of classic… Continue reading

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Sequim’s First Firday Art Walk celebrates August in yellow

Powered by bright, warm sunshine, the theme color for the August Sequim Art Walk is yellow! Yellow shines brightly like the sun fueling our world… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2021
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What’s Blooming in the Garden: Lavish lilies

Asiatic lilies (lillium) are blooming in the Sequim Botanical Garden, just north of Carrie Blake Community Park. These hybrid lilies bloom in mid-summer in a… Continue reading

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WOW! forum to focus on women’s health

Dr. Carolyn DeSalvo will present “Women’s Health Issues,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness Radio Forum, from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11, on KSQM… Continue reading

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Sequim Soroptimists call for 2022 Garden Gala Show art

Soroptimist International of Sequim is seeking artists for featured art in marketing and publicity materials for its 2022 Garden Gala Show. Selected artwork will be… Continue reading

Cows graze at Dungeness Valley Creamery in October 2020. The first of a three-farm tour hosted by the Clallam Conservation District starts at the 80-acre creamery Aug. 4, with other tour stops at Honky Donkey Care Farm in Carlsborg on 
Aug. 12 and Bent Gate Farms in Agnew on Aug. 24. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Free farm tours set for horse, livestock owners

The Clallam Conservation District has three farm tours scheduled in August in eastern Clallam County designed to help horse and livestock owners learn management techniques… Continue reading

Cows graze at Dungeness Valley Creamery in October 2020. The first of a three-farm tour hosted by the Clallam Conservation District starts at the 80-acre creamery Aug. 4, with other tour stops at Honky Donkey Care Farm in Carlsborg on 
Aug. 12 and Bent Gate Farms in Agnew on Aug. 24. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Community Calendar — July 21, 2021

Editor’s note: Is your group meeting once more and wanting to get into the community calendar? Let us know at editor@sequimgazette.com or 360-683-3311. — MD… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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A&E briefs — July 28, 2021

First 2021 Music in the Park event features Stardust Big Band Stardust Big Band takes the stage at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Clallam Junior Livestock Auction set for Aug. 7 in Sequim

The Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Pumpkin Patch, 260045 U.S. Highway 101, Sequim. The auction… Continue reading

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Get It Growing: Do you treat your garden soil like dirt?

Soil is the skin of the earth and just like our own skin, it requires sunshine, water, air, and nutrients. Without an adequate supply of… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Lies and truth

You have probably read that lying is a sign of intellectual growth in your children. It is hardly something most parents are delighted to hear.… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Paws to Consider:

Who doesn’t love adorable bundles of frolicking fur? They are almost completely irresistible. So much so that sometimes people adopt a small puppy due to… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Peninsula College lists 2021 spring honor roll

Peninsula College recently released names of students were named to the school’s President’s List and Honor Roll for Spring Quarter 2021. TO be named to… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Gallagher shares from ‘Keep a Green Bough’

Poet Tess Gallagher shares a portion of her essay, “Two Northwests” with the audience at Railroad Bridge Park’s amphitheater on July 25, flanked by some… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Katime joins primary care staff at Olympic Medical Physicians

Olympic Medical Center welcomes Edward Katime is joining the Olympic Medical Physicians’ primary care team, Olympic Medical Center representatives announced recently. Katime joins Olympic Medical… Continue reading

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Emmaly Wood of Joyce, 10, arranges slices of blackberry pie for sale to the public during the 2018 Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival in Joyce. The event is back on after a one-year hiatus in 2020  because of the COVID pandemic. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Joyce Blackberry Festival set for Aug. 7

The blackberry bonanza is back. The community’s annual civic celebration may be a bit small this year, but organizers of the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry… Continue reading

Emmaly Wood of Joyce, 10, arranges slices of blackberry pie for sale to the public during the 2018 Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival in Joyce. The event is back on after a one-year hiatus in 2020  because of the COVID pandemic. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group