Michael Dashiell

Valley of the Trolls races ‘go Hawaiian’

With the theme “Trolls Gone Hawaiian,” the fourth annual Valley of the Trolls, an event featuring a half marathon, 10-kilometer and 5k races, is set… Continue reading

Revived Dungeness Cup draw 40-plus teams

Under blue skies and sunshine, players from near and far once again took to the fields for the Dungeness Cup. After a year’s hiatus, the… Continue reading

Sequim’s Tour De Lavender sees sunny skies, big turnout

Sequim’s lavender fields got another slew of visitors this summer — this time, on wheels. The sixth Tour de Lavender saw somewhere between 490 and… Continue reading

Tabletop tourney time: OPTTACON draws gamers to Sequim festival

Sunny weather didn’t keep gaming aficionados from packing Sequim’s Guy Cole Convention Center for OPTTACON,the first board game convention on the Olympic Peninsula, on Aug.… Continue reading

Local RSVP volunteers receive national service pins

RSVP, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program — a Senior Corps program operated by non-profit Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP) —invites volunteers 55 and older… Continue reading

Holding court in Sequim: Sequim Picklers celebrate park facility’s opening

Candace Pratt said she wasn’t particularly impressed with pickleball when she first heard of a growing contingent of community advocates for the sport in 2014,… Continue reading

Friends to newlyweds, six decades later

A unique relationship-turned-courtship that began more than 60 years ago blossomed into a marriage. It was all instigated, renowned Sequim photographer Ross Hamilton and his… Continue reading

Feline friends from afar: Snohomish family sponsors special needs cats on peninsula

Several years ago, while looking for a new pet online, Tracy Coyle of Snohomish spotted a cat in need through PetFinder. Despite some nerve damage… Continue reading

Cy Frick gives a history of the Sequim Salomn Bake on Aug. 6 on KSQM FM 91.5. Submitted photo

Frick to talk salmon bake history on KSQM

As the story goes, Rotarian Cy Frick used a shot from his favorite revolver to direct attention from his fellow Rotarians toward his proposal for… Continue reading

Cy Frick gives a history of the Sequim Salomn Bake on Aug. 6 on KSQM FM 91.5. Submitted photo

Hoop lessons from an NBA star: Kurt Rambis passes on wisdom to Sequim youths

Kurt Rambis may be known primarily as a key role player for the juggernaut 1980s Los Angeles Lakers squads, but on this day he was… Continue reading

Inspired devotions: Sequim’s Shannon Williamson sets CD release, sights on third album

When it comes to finding her musical roots, Shannon Williamson doesn’t have to look far from home. “It was always like the Von Trapp family… Continue reading

‘Serious’ play on the table: Longstanding table tennis group finds home in Old Dungeness Schoolhouse

There’s ping pong … and then there’s table tennis. For a group of avid players meeting twice a week at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse on… Continue reading

At home on horseback: Amelia Hermann is a state rodeo champ at 14

Few things in life seem to distract Amelia Hermann from her passion of riding horses — not after-school activities, not schoolwork, not sleep, not even… Continue reading

Olympic Cellars’ summer series brings back benevolent bands

Get in the groove and give back at the same time. Olympic Cellars’ Summer 2018 Concert Series is once again hosting a number of peninsula-… Continue reading

Sequim residents urge port commissioners to keep marina public

In their third and final listening session regarding the future of John Wayne Marina on July 2, Port of Port Angeles commissioners asked for —… Continue reading

Skate park users weather storm for fundraiser

The poster made no mention of a weather make-up date, but it didn’t matter — participants skated, scooted and rode their way to the park,… Continue reading

Local leaders looking to make, inspire healthy choices

“We need to redefine what it means to be healthy, and rethink health.” Olympic Medical Center CEO Eric Lewis had some perspective to share —… Continue reading

Pickleball courts open at Sequim Park

Pickleball courts grand opening When: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 Where: Carrie Blake Community Park, 202 N. Blake Ave. More info: See sequimpicklers.net or email… Continue reading

Fire District 3 eyes levy lid lift for November ballot

Without what’s called a levy lid lift, Clallam County Fire District 3 will have to start drawing on reserves — and consider cuts to district’s… Continue reading

Business briefs — June 27, 2018

Donation Day set at Via Vita Via Vita Yoga hosts its first Donation Day on Sunday, July 8. Teachers will be hosting back-to-back classes all… Continue reading