There is no denying the Olympic Peninsula is full of talent. Many authors make their homes here and they draw inspiration and ideas from the scenery, people and spiritual life. Three authors, one from Sequim and two from Port Angeles, recently published books about Christian faith.
On May 8, Peninsula College's Magic of Cinema film series will screen "El Imigrante," the fourth film in a series that concentrates on U.S./Mexican relations and Mexican-American families. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the college's Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
The editor and staff of Tidepools 2009, Peninsula College's art and literary magazine, have announced the winners of the 2009 contest. This year's judges selected from more than 300 writing entries and 150 art entries.
Ashiyah M. Cays-Vesterby, a senior at Sequim High School, has been named by the Washington Department of Education to attend the National Youth Science Camp, held July 1-25 near Bartow, W.V., in the Monongahela National Forest. Two students are chosen to represent each state.
It's been said that the Dungeness River can make a fool out of anyone. The river finds its way around bridges and levees, leaves irrigation outtakes high and dry, and eats away the banks under houses that were thought to be safe.
Sequim resident and business owner Kenneth Brian Richmond, who died in 2004, was remembered April 19 for his patriotism, faith and loyalty during a short ceremony dedicating a bench in his honor along the Olympic Discovery Trail.
The city's new design standards and its Design Review Board still are being "tweaked" and will require some trade-offs by developers, the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce learned at its Tuesday meeting.
City general fund revenues in the first quarter of 2009 were $113,000 below budget because of lower sales tax and construction revenue - which would equal $512,000 over the entire year, administrative services director Karen Goschen told the city council during its Monday study session.
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