Nineteen Peninsula College graduates were honored as the college's 2009 President's Medalists at the college's board of trustees meeting June 9 in Port Angeles. This distinction is awarded each year to graduates who show scholarly excellence.
The city's banner stand at Washington Street and Sunnyside Avenue that was damaged in October 2008 won't be replaced until 2010 or later when sufficient general fund money or hotel/motel taxes are available, the Sequim City Council decided Monday night.
The Irrigation Festival float is one of the most visible parts of the festival as it travels to approximately 16 parades throughout the year and represents Sequim around Western Washington. The festival committee is searching for a new float construction chairman as well as a float designer for the upcoming festival year.
More people in Clallam County are trying to quit smoking using the state's toll-free Tobacco Quit Line. In April 2009, 74 people called the quit line, compared to an average monthly call of 33 last year - a 124-percent increase.
No raining on this commencement parade. The Sequim High School graduates of 2009 may be facing the worst economic climate and job market in nearly 80 years, but one couldn't tell it by the smiles on the faces of nearly 200 graduates at Sequim's athletic field Friday evening.
Sequim Senior Activity Center is accepting donations of quality and gently used items for its fourth-annual benefit sale Aug. 6-7 to raise funds for the center and for scholarships for local high school students.
Friends can come from the most unlikely places. In this pair, one's an East Coaster with her head in the clouds (literally) while the other is just a few years removed from a refugee camp half a world away.
Kari Osterberg has been hired as business development officer for the Peninsula Region of Sound Community Bank. She will be responsible for development of new banking relationships in Clallam County and will be in the Sequim office at 541 N. Fifth Ave.
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