Michael Dashiell

Sequim High graduates eye various career paths

Standing a few feet away from a rather apropos graduation theme of “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” a half-dozen soon-to-be high school graduates considered their… Continue reading

‘Strings coach’ takes soloist spotlight for SCO concert

Sequim Community Orchestra spring concert Featuring: Soloist Mary Moon When: 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, Where: Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. Admission:… Continue reading

College sports: Barry takes fourth in javelin at D-II nationals

For someone who says he hasn’t mastered the form of his event, Western Washington University junior Alex Barry is making it look quite natural. The… Continue reading

Prep sports: Harris, Shea, Jacobsen lead SHS’s postseason honors

All told, Sequim High School’s 2018 spring was — quite literally — a banner season. With some SHS teams earning their first state tourney win… Continue reading

Running with purpose: community members support Special Olympics

A special time of the year sees state law enforcement officials once again raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics. Each year, officers from all… Continue reading

SHS grads’ scholarship take is more than $4.7 million

Sequim High School graduation When: 6 p.m. Friday, June 8 (ticket-holders admitted starting at 5 p.m., no reserved seating) Where: SHS stadium, East Fir Street… Continue reading

Liars Contest set for Saturday

A true tale: The Story People of Clallam County’s annual event for skilled exaggerators and full-on whopper-tellers is coming to the Port Angeles Library this… Continue reading

Spring blooms bring unwanted Scotch Broom

Highly invasive, problematic to reforestation and a fire hazard, Scotch Broom is an unwelcome guest to the Olympic Peninsula landscape — and it’s back. The… Continue reading

State 2A golf: SHS boys are runners-up at finals, Shea places fifth

State 2A golf: SHS boys are runners-up at finals, Shea places fifth

State 2A Track & Field: Wolves capture seven medals at state

With his final throw of the day, Sequim junior Riley Cowan gave his javelin one last heave. As it turns out, he was saving his… Continue reading

Fire District 3 volunteers, American Red Cross install free smoke detectors

Several local residents are a little safer this month, thanks to a national effort to be fire-safe. Clallam County Fire District 3 volunteers partnered with… Continue reading

Off to the races: Sequim High taking nine athletes to state meet

By his own admission, Murray Bingham runs better when he has some competition — which explains why the Sequim junior sounded disappointed despite winning the… Continue reading

OTA Children’s Theatre group sets ‘Starchild Academy’ tours

The Olympic Theatre Arts Children’s Theatre program, Starchild Academy of Stagecraft & Wizardry — an original, interactive theatrical experience that pulls back the curtain on… Continue reading

Tennis: Dietzman, Wiker take district tourney title

A league title was just the beginning. Sequim sophomore Jessica Dietzman and freshman Kalli Wiker added another title to their stellar spring — district champs… Continue reading

‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign targets seat belt use

Ninety-five percent of Washington drivers and passengers use their seat belts, according to a new report from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. That leaves only… Continue reading

Annual torch run to raise dollars for Special Olympics

A special time of the year sees state law enforcement officials once again raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics. Each year, officers from all… 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 opening round of the state… 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 will be served in the… 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

‘Obnoxious’ entry takes top SEF Film Festival honors

“Obnoxious”? Perhaps — but it is an award-winning entry. A trio of Sequim High School freshmen brought home not only first place overall but also… Continue reading