Matthew Nash

OMC, YMCA partner to help community find balance, wellness

OMC’s Wellness Services Location: Inside YMCA of Sequim, 610 N. Fifth Ave. Phone: 360-582-5050 On the web: www.olympicmedical.org One year in, and Olympic Medical Center’s… Continue reading

Halloween haunts set across Sequim through Oct. 31

While community members got into the spirit of Halloween last weekend with several events, there’s still time for more tricks and treats this Halloween in… Continue reading

Advocates look to fight ‘public health epidemic’

At the current rate, more than 140,000 people in Washington’s state could be living with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025, researchers estimate. “What we’re dealing with… Continue reading

City talks affordable housing options with residents

There are a lot of options out there for affordable housing but now it’s up to residents to help local leaders decide what is best… Continue reading

Girl scouts kick start shoe drive: Girl Scout Troop brings in 130 pairs for Clallam foster children

Kids helping kids. That was the idea behind Girl Scout Troop 45181’s recent shoe drive for Clallam County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Seven girl… Continue reading

Sequim middle-schoolers tour ROOT SPORTS

Sequim Boys & Girls Club members got their television closeups at a recent trip to ROOT SPORTS Northwest’s headquarters in Bellevue. Patrick Crumb, AT&T Sports… Continue reading

Sequim shakes it out for earthquake drill

Emily Sly, branch manager of the Sequim Library, gives patrons directions during the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill starting at 10:18 a.m. on Oct. 18. Computer… Continue reading

Football: Wolves overwhelm Riders in Rainshadow Rumble

Olympic League standings Team Lg. Over. Sequim 5-0 7-0 North Kitsap 3-1 6-1 Bremerton 2-2 3-4 Port Angeles 2-2 2-5 Olympic 2-2 2-5 North Mason… Continue reading

Food Bank reports gas, food and equipment repeatedly stolen

Sequim Police continue to investigate a string of theft and burglaries at the Sequim Food Bank, 144 W. Alder St. Stephen Rosales, board president for… Continue reading

Green crab numbers dwindle in Dungeness

Researchers encourage residents who spot a European green crab to snap pictures of the crab(s) and send them to the Crab Team at crabteam@uw.edu for… Continue reading

Reporter’s Notebook: Two days in the jury room

As October came closer, I knew something important was going to happen. I searched through a stack of papers and sticky notes on my desk… Continue reading

Sequim McDonald’s remodel underway

Sequim’s golden arches are getting a makeover. Crews began construction Oct. 1 at McDonald’s on 107 S. Seventh Ave., which is anticipated to finish in… Continue reading

Sequim city councilors declined a $1 million loan on Sept. 24 that would have helped with pre-construction along Prairie Street for determining construction and engineering costs and purchase right-of-way. However, city staff plan to reach out to the public anyway to better understand concerns and suggestions for the street. 
                                Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

City declines $1M loan for Prairie Street, looks to still do public outreach

Funding won’t be coming through quite as planned for projected work on Prairie Street. Sequim’s Public Works director David Garlington told city councilors on Sept.… Continue reading

Sequim city councilors declined a $1 million loan on Sept. 24 that would have helped with pre-construction along Prairie Street for determining construction and engineering costs and purchase right-of-way. However, city staff plan to reach out to the public anyway to better understand concerns and suggestions for the street. 
                                Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Faulty heater leads to high school evacuation

Classes were evacuated in the pouring rain on Oct. 5, at Sequim High School, after students and staff smelled smoke in a classroom. Clallam County… Continue reading

Hearing examiner denies 66 Carlsborg manufactured homes again

A proposed Carlsborg manufactured home park faces another crossroads. Clallam County Hearing Examiner Andrew Reeves has again denied Atterberry Landing, a proposed 66-manufactured home development… Continue reading

Sequim proposes $38.4 million budget for 2019

Reconstructing Fir Street, doing more for the arts and helping the Water Reclamation Facility smell better are all on tap for the City of Sequim’s… Continue reading

Train show travels to PA fairgrounds

North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders’ 19th Train Show and Swap Meet • Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles In the Home Arts/ Hobby… Continue reading

Sequim Pumpkin Patch encourages visitors not to grow up

By Matthew Nash Sequim Gazette Visitors of the The Pumpkin Patch, a 33-acre farm at the corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Kitchen-Dick Road, are… Continue reading

European green crab’s reach stretches across North Olympic Peninsula

Among fallen trees in the Tsoo-Yess River in Neah Bay, the muddy canals of Graveyard Spit in Dungeness and in the waters of Kala Point… Continue reading

BlueSkyz, featuring from left, Dave Keyte, Jason Paul and Tess Teel, performs at the first Music Live at One, on Oct. 9 in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Organizers are adding dessert and tea and dropping the lunch portion of the event and moving it to the second Tuesday of October, November, and February-April. Submitted photo

Music Live starts new program starting Oct. 9

A popular music staple in Sequim starts this week with a new name, time and format at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Music Live at One,… Continue reading

BlueSkyz, featuring from left, Dave Keyte, Jason Paul and Tess Teel, performs at the first Music Live at One, on Oct. 9 in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Organizers are adding dessert and tea and dropping the lunch portion of the event and moving it to the second Tuesday of October, November, and February-April. Submitted photo