Matthew Nash

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 and live auction on April… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — May 9, 2018

Community Aid hosts McTakeover Wednesday Sequim Community Aid hosts a McTakeover from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Sequim McDonald’s, 107 S. Seventh Ave.,… Continue reading

Hunt for invasive green crab catches 22 in Dungeness in first month

More than a month in, and local resource managers are back on the hunt for European green crab. Last year, the invasive species, considered one… Continue reading

A Grand Finale to 123 years of irrigation

Following a smooth first weekend, organizers of the 123rd Sequim Irrigation Festival plan to finish with a Grand Finale. Events run Thursday-Sunday, May 10-13, with… Continue reading

Buhler plays St. Luke’s final Music Live of season

Editor’s Note: Al Harris will now accompany Buhler on piano for the show. Sequim saxophonist Craig Buhler returns to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N.… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Honorary Pioneer Ross Hamilton

Editor’s note: this is the fifth profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers for the 123rd festival, which ends May 13. See all of the pioneers… Continue reading

Sequim remains No. 3 in ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’ contest

With less than a week remaining in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online contest for the “Best Small Town for Shopping,” Sequim remains at No. 3… Continue reading

Still rolling at 30: A history of the Irrigation Festival’s Logging Show

Thirty one years ago, the Grand Parade once marked the end of the Sequim Irrigation Festival. Gone was the Demolition Derby due to expenses and… Continue reading

At 123, Irrigation Festival still going strong

The streak as Washington’s longest running festival continues this weekend as the Sequim Irrigation Festival begins its 123rd year on May 4. The two weekend… Continue reading

Button designer follows family tradition for festival

Following in the footsteps of her sister Jessica, Helen Haller Elementary fifth-grader Sara German, 11, won the Sequim Irrigation Festival’s button design contest, too. She’s… Continue reading

City seeks committees for transportation ballot measure

Following Sequim City Council’s March decision to ask voters to renew the Transportation Benefit District on the November General Election ballot, they now seek committee… Continue reading

Dungeness Valley Creamery installs new cleaning system, sees production rise

With the Dungeness Valley Creamery coming up on its 12th anniversary on June 16, farm owners Ryan and Sarah McCarthey say they continue to look… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Honorary Pioneer Lorelle Agostine

Editor’s note: this is the fourth profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers leading up to the 123rd festival set for May 4-13. For more than… Continue reading

Library trustees to consider special district to fund new Sequim branch

A proposed expansion of the Sequim Library could go before voters this November depending on a special meeting of the North Olympic Library System’s trustees… Continue reading

McDonald Creek Bridge opens after more than nine months of construction

After closing for nearly 10 months, the McDonald Creek Bridge reopened under sunny skies Tuesday afternoon. The bridge was tentatively set to open on Monday,… Continue reading

Olympic Discovery Trail bridge partially sinks in Blyn

Pedestrians and cyclists in Blyn, east of Sequim, will see a detour for the foreseeable future after a portion of the Dean Creek bridge detached… Continue reading

Voting in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online campaign for “Best Small Town for Shopping” continues through May 14. After nearly two weeks leading the campaign, Sequim slipped to third place. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim slips to third in ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’ campaign

One week later, and Sequim appears to be behind in a race with fellow small cities in the Northeast. After leading USA Today’s 10Best Awards’… Continue reading

Voting in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online campaign for “Best Small Town for Shopping” continues through May 14. After nearly two weeks leading the campaign, Sequim slipped to third place. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim’s new K-9 team receives certification, begins patrols

After more than 400 hours of state-mandated training, Sequim Police Department’s lone K-9 team of Detective Paul Dailidenas and Mamba the dog are now patrolling… Continue reading

McDonald Creek Bridge set to open late morning on Tuesday, May 1

Editor’s note: Due to poor weather, the bridge tentatively opens on Tuesday, May 1. Previous story: After months of construction and detours, the new McDonald… Continue reading

City reaffirms stance to keep John Wayne Marina public

While Port of Port Angeles staff and commissioners continue their fact-gathering process on the John Wayne Marina and consider its possible sale, Sequim city councilors… Continue reading