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Peninsula author bases historical novel in Port Angeles

Peninsula author bases historical novel in Port Angeles

The characters are fiction but the history is real in peninsula author Linda B. Myers’ ninth novel, “Dr. Emma’s Improbable Happenings,” released last week. The… Continue reading

Peninsula author bases historical novel in Port Angeles

Sequim students named to University of Washington dean’s list

A dozen Sequim-area students were recently named to the University of Washington’s winter 2020 dean’s list. They included: Jessica Craig, Katrina Dolan, Rene Flores, Shaun… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020
Isobel Johnston, 92, bought this agave as a small plant from a garage sale 20-plus years ago and now it’s something people stop to take a photo of in her front yard. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim succulent grows from garage sale into sight-to-see

Johnston said agave bought for one dollar 20-plus years ago

Isobel Johnston, 92, bought this agave as a small plant from a garage sale 20-plus years ago and now it’s something people stop to take a photo of in her front yard. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Bird Tales: Feathers

Bird Tales: Feathers

It’s August in Sequim, and if you notice that the birds in your yard are not looking their best, you are not alone. Patchy colors,… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020
Bird Tales: Feathers
A&E briefs — Aug. 12, 2020

A&E briefs — Aug. 12, 2020

Bread & Gravy set for KSQM’s ninth ‘Music Where You Park’ Bread & Gravy — who plays Americana, blues, soul, classic rock, contemporary, bluegrass and… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020
A&E briefs — Aug. 12, 2020

Faith news — Aug. 12, 2020

Online mass services set Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church (121 E. Maple St., Sequim) is live-streamed each Sunday at 11 a.m. Additionally, mass at… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

Get It Growing: Native plants to attract wildlife

The Olympic Peninsula is an extraordinary place to behold a diversity of plants and wildlife. In any of its ecosystems, wildlife thrives when there are… Continue reading

Join Big Library Read with ‘The Darwin Affair’

Join Big Library Read with ‘The Darwin Affair’

Local book lovers can join thousands of readers around the world in reading a historical fiction thriller eBook during Big Library Read, the world’s largest… Continue reading

Join Big Library Read with ‘The Darwin Affair’
NOLS, Clallam Resiliency Project, panel invite community to consider ‘No Small Matter’

NOLS, Clallam Resiliency Project, panel invite community to consider ‘No Small Matter’

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is partnering with the Clallam Resiliency Project to provide a free viewing of the documentary, “No Small Matter,” through… Continue reading

NOLS, Clallam Resiliency Project, panel invite community to consider ‘No Small Matter’

Parenting In Focus: A child’s hearing checklist

One of the ways a parent can tell if their child is developing normally is to understand exactly what is normal. You can do this… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020
Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’

Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’

Eagle Scout project Who: Sequim teen Kaleb Needoba What: Eagle Scout project to create, install ‘Spirit Signs’ at Sequim High School celebrating SHS state champions… Continue reading

Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’
Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

VFW Post 6787 in Carlsborg has been awarded National recognition as an All-American Post! This prestigious award was earned by the Post by 1) increasing… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

A&E briefs — Aug. 5, 2020

Black Diamond Junction featured at eighth ‘Music Where You Park’ Black Diamond Junction, who features classic hits, rock, pop, country and 1960s-1990s, is in the… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2020

City of Sequim to host ‘Fluidity’ exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission’s “Fluidity,” a digital exhibit, will be displayed on two monitors through the windows at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W.… Continue reading

Get It Growing: August in the garden

Get It Growing: August in the garden

August is usually the hottest month on the Olympic Peninsula; hopefully this year it will, at least, be warm. It’s most certainly going to be… Continue reading

Get It Growing: August in the garden
Larsen to explain how to grow organic garlic

Larsen to explain how to grow organic garlic

In the upcoming Green Thumbs Garden Tips series, Pam Larsen presents “Growing Great Organic Garlic” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, via the Zoom… Continue reading

Larsen to explain how to grow organic garlic
NOLS hosts virtual reading groups in August

NOLS hosts virtual reading groups in August

Local library reading groups are going virtual this August. The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) has moved its four monthly Book Discussion Groups to Zoom… Continue reading

NOLS hosts virtual reading groups in August
Off the Shelf: Finding a new book

Off the Shelf: Finding a new book

Looking for a great new read to while away a summer day? The North Olympic Library System has you covered. The Library’s new book shelves,… Continue reading

Off the Shelf: Finding a new book

Parenting In Focus: Know your neighbors

I recently moved to a different neighborhood. It really is different. Before I lived on a large piece of property and couldn’t see my neighbors… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2020
Veteran artists highlight Blue Whole Gallery’s August exhibit

Veteran artists highlight Blue Whole Gallery’s August exhibit

Longtime peninsula artists Sally Cays and Jeannine Chappell are in the spotlight this August at Blue Whole Gallery. An opening for the duo’s exhibit is… Continue reading

Veteran artists highlight Blue Whole Gallery’s August exhibit