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Affordable housing studyThe city of Sequim has hired Beckwith Consulting Group of La Conner to conduct the second phase of its affordable housing study.The city… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2014

New OMC vehicles powered by charity

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation has replaced the hospital laboratory's aging courier fleet with two locally purchased Toyota Scions.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Meetings Calendar

Meetings are listed based on written notification to The Gazette. Listings can be sent to The Gazette through e-mail at donnam@sequimgazette.com, faxed to 683-6670, mailed… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2014

Marunde moving on

Sometime after her bigger-than-life Strongman spouse had died, perhaps in her slumber or in her waking hour, perhaps in a vision or glancing at a picture of the tall, smiling behemoth with the wide, toothy grin, the thought slowly crept into Callie Marunde's consciousness.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Marine Raider marches on

Pfc. Charles "Chuck" Meacham, 83, saw a lot of action in World War II. Serving in 1942 as a U.S. Marine Raider, a member of a Marine Corps commando unit, Meacham fought for two years on Bougainville, Emirau, Guam and Okinawa.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Lamb puts spring into your mealtime

There are many spring lambs in the fields on the outskirts of town. It is a favorite meat of my family. Many say they do not like lamb, but in questioning, I find they have never eaten it or else they have had mutton.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Kennel club hosts trials

The Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club, based in Sequim, is the largest dog club on the Northern Olympic Peninsula, currently with 93 members.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Hospital Guild gives $26,000 to OMC

At its annual luncheon and style show May 27, the Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild presented more than $26,000 to three organizations making a difference in the community.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Grey, Moser get city band scholarships

The Sequim City Band awards scholarships of $1,000 to college bound students each year. The recipients must play in the Sequim City Band and be interested in furthering their interest in music during their time at college.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Fund to rebuild family’s home

A recovery and rebuild fund has been established for Steve and Debra Reynolds, who lost most of their home and belongings in a May 20 fire in their 1976 doublewide mobile home on Barnes Road.

  • Mar 19, 2014

From the police blotter

Sequim Police Department:May 25, 2:48 p.m. - The caller reported seeing adults fishing at the pond at Carrie Blake Park, 212 N. Blake Ave.May 26,… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2014

Five Turner Brothers ‘druther play as one

When music and family blend, the result can be harmonious.

  • Mar 19, 2014

First baccalaureate degrees highlight P.C. graduation

More than 330 Peninsula College graduates receive their degrees and certificates at graduation ceremonies set for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, in the college gymnasium, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Decline in children’s oral health prompts statewide campaign

Dentists, physicians and oral health professionals are raising renewed concerns about the increasing rate of oral disease in Washington's children.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Community news briefs

PA Community Players tryouts tonight The Port Angeles Community Players will hold tryouts for the mystery "Rehearsal For Murder" at 7 p.m. today, June 3,… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2014

Bring a pencil on pathways through the petals

On Saturday, June 27, the Petals and Pathways Home Garden Tour will be a focus on the gardening diversity within our valley. The tour is sponsored by the Master Gardener Foundation of the Olympic Peninsula. As visitors meander through the seven gardens, they might well find answers to their own gardening questions.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Boy Scouts earn 34 merit badges

Boy Scout Troop 1492 held a Court of Honor on May 19 at Sequim Community Church, the troop's sponsor. Thirty-four merit badges were awarded and six Scouts advanced in rank.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Behind the scenes, Medicare changes are evolving

This is usually the quiet time of year as far as anything related to Medicare goes.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Auditors to probe possible public theft

Potential theft of public funds involving a Clallam County Treasurer's Office employee are being investigated by the Clallam County Sheriff's Office, Port Angeles Police Department and state Auditor's Office.

  • Mar 19, 2014

Anundson files again for council

The first day of candidate filing on Monday drew 18 hopeful people, according to Clallam County Auditor Patty Rosand.

  • Mar 19, 2014