Matthew Nash

City Arts Commission asks for dedicated liaison, more funding

City councilors plan to bring more artistic endeavors to Sequim next year. Following a list of priorities provided by the City Arts Advisory Commission, they’ll… Continue reading

Sixteen girls from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula participated in the Storm Leadership Academy with Storm player Noelle Quinn last week. Submitted photo

Boys & Girls Club goes hiking, hooping and ‘green eggs and hamming’

This has been a very “STORM” themed summer so far. Fifteen of our finest girls were invited to participate in the Seattle Storm Leadership Academy… Continue reading

Sixteen girls from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula participated in the Storm Leadership Academy with Storm player Noelle Quinn last week. Submitted photo

City chip sealing set for this week

City of Sequim staff report chip sealing projects began Tuesday, July 24, and tentatively finish Saturday, July 28. Sierra Santa Fe Corporation of Ridgefield will… Continue reading

Community Calendar: July 25, 2018

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday one week before publication at editor@sequimgazette.com or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Festival kicked off at the opening ceremony at Carrie Blake Park on July 20, where Sequim City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, left, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce representatives Melanie and Kelsey Sands, Sequim Mayor Dennis Smith, Festival Executive Director Debbie Madden, City Councilor Brandon Janisse, County Commissioner Mark Ozias and other Festival ambassadors performed a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Farmers, organizers recap 2018 Sequim Lavender Weekend

Following traffic delays, minor collisions, and an estimated 3,000 extra vehicles on US Highway 101, two friends put Sequim Lavender Weekend in perspective. “It was… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Festival kicked off at the opening ceremony at Carrie Blake Park on July 20, where Sequim City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, left, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce representatives Melanie and Kelsey Sands, Sequim Mayor Dennis Smith, Festival Executive Director Debbie Madden, City Councilor Brandon Janisse, County Commissioner Mark Ozias and other Festival ambassadors performed a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Joyful Noise brings music to libraries

Thanks to a donation and partnership with Joyful Noise Music in Sequim, the North Olympic Library System now has instruments available for checkout. All four… Continue reading

Library hosts puppet barn dance

Sequim children got to sing, dance and kick up some dirt with Andy Furgeson of Red Yarn at his barn dance on July 19 at… Continue reading

OTA Children’s Troupe prep ‘Phantom Tollbooth’

More than 20 children ages 8-15 with Olympic Theatre Arts’ children’s troupe prepare for its fourth summer production and second season opener for OTA later… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Clean up with kids

We want our children to grow up and be good workers. We want them to learn how to work hard and be good at the… Continue reading

Sequim City Council selects salon owner Armacost as newest member

For the second time this year, Sequim City Councilors appointed a new member. William Armacost, 63, was selected at Monday’s City Council meeting from four… Continue reading

Sequims assistant city manager takes job in California

A familiar face is once again leaving Sequim city hall. Sequim Assistant City Manager Joe Irvin recently accepted the same position in Healdsburg, Calif. with… Continue reading

Sports Briefs – July 25, 2018

Sprint boats competitions set for July 28-29 Tickets and reserved camping spots for the two upcoming sprint boat races on Saturday, July 28, and Saturday,… Continue reading

Barbara McArthur, left, and Nancy Davison of the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club turn a quilt made by Laura Hutzler’s at-the-time 97-year-old grandmother. The quilt was one of many quilts displayed during the club’s annual show July 20-22. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sunbonnet Sue’s announce show winners

Sunbonnet Sue’s announce show winners

Barbara McArthur, left, and Nancy Davison of the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club turn a quilt made by Laura Hutzler’s at-the-time 97-year-old grandmother. The quilt was one of many quilts displayed during the club’s annual show July 20-22. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim man survives Alaska plane crash

A Sequim man is one of 11 survivors of a plane crash on an Alaskan mountain last week. David Price, owner of Price Ford in… Continue reading

Homeowners settle lawsuit over Dungeness cell tower

A legal dispute between Dungeness homeowners and owners/operators of a 150-foot cell tower is over. Dungeness Heights Homeowners agreed to settle on July 12 with… Continue reading

Red Cross redistributes emergency resources from Carlborg

Following a consolidation of space, staff and volunteers with The Red Cross of Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas look to partner with local agencies in distributing/storing… Continue reading

The nuts and bolts of Sequim Lavender Weekend

Like the plants it celebrates, Sequim Lavender Weekend continues to grow each year. Nineteen farms host visitors this weekend, July 20-22, with live music, U-pick,… Continue reading

PUD seeks commissioner applicants

Clallam County PUD Commissioners seek candidates for a vacancy on the PUD Board of Commissioners following the resignation of District 2 Commissioner Hugh Haffner. Under… Continue reading

Sequim scientists to study fish reactions to turbines as new partnership with University of Alaska Fairbanks

A new five-year agreement between Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Alaska Fairbanks makes Sequim’s Marine Sciences Laboratory a key part of upcoming… Continue reading

Academy continues tennis tradition in Sequim

Sequim Junior Tennis Academy just finished another successful week of teaching the basics to Sequim youths. Peninsula Tennis Club and the Sequim High School tennis… Continue reading