Master Gardeners host clinic and lecture seriesAgain this summer, the Master Gardeners of Clallam County will be offering a series of plant clinics; for the first time the clinics will be preceded by a gardening lecture by the Master Gardeners of Jefferson County. The lectures begin at noon with the plant clinic immediately following from 1-3 p.m. The plant clinics and lectures will be held on four Saturdays: June 8, July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14. They will be held outside Forks Outfitters/Ace Hardware.
Carrying the torchOn Wednesday, May 29, law enforcement and corrections officers from throughout the peninsula participated in the annual torch to support Special Olympics of Washington. Almost every agency in Clallam and Jefferson counties was represented in the run, including Olympic National Park, area tribal police, Clallam Bay Corrections Center and the U.S. Border Patrol. Local agencies include sheriff’s offices from Clallam and Jefferson counties, Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and the State Patrol.
Special Olympics athletes from Clallam County belong to a team called the Orcas while the Jefferson
County team is known as theWarriors. On Friday, May 31, the athletes from both teams joined numerous others from throughout the state at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for the opening ceremonies of this year’s games.