Matthew Nash

Sequim students come together for Read Across America Day

Teachers and students brought out their striped topped hats and whiskers yet again for Read Across America Day on March 1. See a slideshow from… Continue reading

Carlsborg manufactured home park approved off Atterberry Road

After nearly two years of debates and procedures, CA Homes, Inc.’s 55-and-older manufactured home Carlsborg project is moving forward. Clallam County Hearing Examiner Andrew Reeves… Continue reading

City of Sequim: Fir Street construction an estimated $1.7 million over budget

More than a week into bidding, City of Sequim staffers say that the West Fir Street rehabilitation project could be as much as $1.7 million… Continue reading

Nashs Organic Produce loses 10 acres in crops to birds

As if the damage from recent snowfall wasn’t enough for local farmers — and their crops — to endure, some hungry birds made a big… Continue reading

Snow storm leads Community Aid to seek support

A recent donation by Windermere Sequim to Sequim Community Aid highlights a growing need for support following the recent snow storm. Kathy Suta, president of… Continue reading

Take a peek for one week only at Sequim High’s ‘Through the Looking-Glass’

‘Through the Looking-Glass’ Sequim High School Senior Class Play When: 6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 27-28; 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, March 1-2 Where: Sequim High School Auditorium,… Continue reading

Bids open for 18-month Fir Street road reconstruction

Construction bids opened this week for West Fir Street, one of the City of Sequim’s biggest road projects in recent years. Bids tentatively close on… Continue reading

Alex Sidles, attorney for Concerned Atterberry Neighbors speaks on Feb. 7 saying that opponents of a proposed 66-site manufactured home park should have been included in a discussion of determining the classification of stream Matriotti Creek and its buffer from development. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Carlsborg manufactured home park under review again

Yet again, a proposed manufactured home development in Carlsborg for residents ages 55-plus sits before the Clallam County Hearing Examiner Andrew Reeves. His latest decision… Continue reading

Alex Sidles, attorney for Concerned Atterberry Neighbors speaks on Feb. 7 saying that opponents of a proposed 66-site manufactured home park should have been included in a discussion of determining the classification of stream Matriotti Creek and its buffer from development. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Sequim residents await a long line for their mail last week inside the Sequim Post Office as snow prevented mail carriers from delivering packages and other items to harder-to-reach areas. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

School district investigating snow makeup day options

Locals seem to be getting back to the Sequim way of life this week following historic snowfall. Sequim schools reopened Tuesday, Feb. 19, after closing… Continue reading

Sequim residents await a long line for their mail last week inside the Sequim Post Office as snow prevented mail carriers from delivering packages and other items to harder-to-reach areas. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Senior Class play peers ‘Through the Looking Glass’

The Sequim High School Senior Class play begins next week featuring the adventures of Alice in “Through the Looking Glass.” Shows run one week only,… Continue reading

The driver of a semi making a delivery to the Clallam Co-Op gets a helping hand — and wheels from a local driver on Feb. 9. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim businesses counter snow with shovels, optimism

Even with Sequim’s snowfall melting in many areas, residents continue to feel its presence as they shovel walkways, traverse slushy roadways and reopen businesses and… Continue reading

The driver of a semi making a delivery to the Clallam Co-Op gets a helping hand — and wheels from a local driver on Feb. 9. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
A chimney fire started late Tuesday afternoon on the 1800 block of West Washington Street in a log home. Fire officials with Clallam County Fire District 3 say the fire started on accident near the roof and chimney. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Fire District 3

Fire District 3 stops chimney fire Tuesday night

Firefighters helped prevent a chimney fire from spreading in a Sequim log home on last Tuesday night. Dan Orr, Clallam County Fire District 3 Assistant… Continue reading

A chimney fire started late Tuesday afternoon on the 1800 block of West Washington Street in a log home. Fire officials with Clallam County Fire District 3 say the fire started on accident near the roof and chimney. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Fire District 3
Firefighters with Clallam County Fire District 3 quickly worked to stop a truck fire from spreading to a historic barn on Old Olympic Highway on Feb. 15. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Fire District 3

District 3 crews battle trailer, truck fires over Valentine’s Day

A trailer on US Highway 101 was ruled a total loss on Valentine’s night while a barn was saved early the next morning by firefighters… Continue reading

Firefighters with Clallam County Fire District 3 quickly worked to stop a truck fire from spreading to a historic barn on Old Olympic Highway on Feb. 15. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Fire District 3
Fire and medic crews with Clallam County Fire District 3 work with county road crew staff and a Clallam County Sheriff’s Office deputy to safely secure a roof to remove an 85-year-old man after he was pinned after the roof collapsed. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Fire District 3

First responders remain busy during snowfall

Whether you’re standing in 20 inches of powder in the city, or three feet in the foothills, Sequim and Western Washington’s snowfall has become a… Continue reading

Fire and medic crews with Clallam County Fire District 3 work with county road crew staff and a Clallam County Sheriff’s Office deputy to safely secure a roof to remove an 85-year-old man after he was pinned after the roof collapsed. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Fire District 3
The Sequim VFW building along Washington Street remains on the real estate market after five months. Post leaders say they’ve see\n an increase in volunteers and patronage but it hasn’t been enough, leading them to sell the 16,000-square-foot building. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim VFWs building listed for sale

A longtime fixture in downtown Sequim, the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 is up for sale after nearly 75 years of serving local… Continue reading

The Sequim VFW building along Washington Street remains on the real estate market after five months. Post leaders say they’ve see\n an increase in volunteers and patronage but it hasn’t been enough, leading them to sell the 16,000-square-foot building. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim man faces multiple child rape, molestation charges

A Sequim man remains in custody after Sequim Police arrested him for multiple counts of rape and molestation of children. Lynn G. Johnson, 67, a… Continue reading

Fire District 3 names Anderson, McKenzie firefighters of the Year

They’ve taken different paths to Sequim but firefighter/EMTs Travis Anderson, 32, and John McKenzie, 65, stand together among the top first responders in the area.… Continue reading

Audubon Center reopens after bug scare

Following a deep freeze and a deep clean, the Dungeness River Audubon Center is set — tentatively — to reopen on Thursday, Feb. 7. Powell… Continue reading

Music Live features romantic compositions on Feb. 12

Music Live at One returns to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., on Feb. 12 with a program centered on love poetry from… Continue reading

Sequim couple creates network for Christian, business programming

‘Praise God on the Peninsula’ and ‘SequimTV.com’ New local network PGOTP offers Christian programming and outlet for businesses, tourism Online: PraiseGodonthePeninsula.com and SequimTV.com On TV:… Continue reading