Pam Leonard-Ray, right, announced on May 14 that the May 29 Sequim city council meeting will be her last before she moves to Carson City, Nev. to help her parents starting in June. Leonard-Ray said she’s “proud I brought a different perspective and that I questioned things” as a city councilor. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim city councilor Leonard-Ray announces resignation

Sequim City Councilor Pam Leonard-Ray announced on Monday she’s putting family first and stepping down from office effective later this… Continue reading

The fountain at Pioneer Memorial Park flowed freely from 1965 until sometime around 1990, when numerous mechanical and maintenance issues encouraged the City of Sequim to shut it down and cement it over. Photo courtesy of Sequim Prairie Garden Club

Pioneer Memorial Park water feature springs back to life

Fountain ribbon-cutting A ribbon-cutting celebrating the newly-restored fountain at Pioneer Memorial Park is set for noon Wednesday, May 16. Refreshments… Continue reading

Anglers group cancels annual Kids Fishing Day

The North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers are cutting bait on their popular youth event. The Sequim-based… Continue reading

New life: SHS boys soccer advances in state after Toppenish forfeit

A record-breaking season for Sequim High School’s boys soccer squad — one that looked over after a loss in the… Continue reading

School District hosts groundbreaking ceremony

Sequim School District will host a “capital projects levy” groundbreaking ceremony at the Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St.,… Continue reading

NOLS board backs library expansion project with resolution

Months of planning, community outreach and architectural design toward expansion of the Sequim Library got its stamp of approval from… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival organizers say attendance set records at parade, car show

Just like the sun, Sequim turned out for the Irrigation Festival’s Grand Finale Weekend. Organizers for the festival’s 123rd year… Continue reading

Birds of a Feather adds food items to store

Birds of a Feather Farm Regular Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; Summer Hours (Starting June 1): 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, Continue reading...

Ulta Beauty officially opens

Store hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Location: Sequim Village Marketplace, 1065 W. Washington St. Contact: 360-912-8035 Continue reading...

Sunrise Rotary partners with teens to raise $30k for local causes at annual dinner

Last month, Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s event “Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Future” was a hit among Rotarians and local teens. The silent Continue reading...

Marathon team seeks support for new wells in Nicaragua

One local group looks to run and walk its way to ensure those in need have clean, safe drinking water. Continue reading...

News

UPDATE: Officials say hiker who had gone missing likely died from 300-foot fall

Jeremiah Adams likely died from a 300-foot fall into a ravine, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office said on May 13,… Continue reading

 

Sequim man dies after boat capsizes

A 58-year-old Sequim man has died after the boat he was fishing on was struck by a wave and capsized… Continue reading

 

Business

What’s New at the Market: Bringing fresh bread, pastries to the market

The Sequim Farmers Market is the only place on the peninsula that you will find Bell Street Bakery’s freshly baked Continue reading...

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Marketplace
Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.

 

Brand Websites in the Mobile, Cross-Device Era

What does the distributed, multi-device reality mean for the original channel — the brand website?

 

Programmatic Buying is Changing Digital Advertising for Local Advertisers

Programmatic provides advertisers more options for controlling their spend and who sees their ads.

 

Opinion

Letters to the editor — May 16, 2018

Sequim could use updated library Regarding last week’s letter on the Sequim Library expansion (“Library expansion seems too costly,” Sequim… Continue reading

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Guest opinion: Eyman car tab effort a gamble

Tim Eyman is so convinced his latest initiative attack on car tabs is a winner, he’s tapping the one source… Continue reading

 

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