Matthew Nash

Sequim grad Serina Dawn finds her ‘Silver Lining’

As she makes a name for herself in California, Serina Hays says she owes a lot to her time in Sequim. Hays, a 1997 Sequim… Continue reading

Thieves steal about $750 in equipment from high school shed

Sequim Police Department reports about $750 in equipment was stolen from a maintenance shed at Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., in mid-August. School… Continue reading

Air Affaire soars for sixth year at Sequim Valley Airport Aug. 25-26

Sixth annual Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire and Sequim Valley Fly-In When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.-Sunday, Aug. 25-26 Where: Sequim Valley Airport, 468… Continue reading

Sequim City Manager receives ‘excellent’ review

Sequim City Councilors seem to like what City Manager Charlie Bush is doing. Following their Aug. 4 evaluation of his performance, they voted 6-0 with… Continue reading

City to install 19 speed radar signs by October

By October, drivers in Sequim city limits should have a good grasp on their driving speed. City staff announced plans on Aug. 13 to purchase… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair sees positive weekend with attendance up in 99th year, organizers say

Ninety nine years in, and the good times kept rolling at the Clallam County Fair. While staff continue to tabulate the numbers this week, Fair… Continue reading

U.S. Forest Service staff meet with community members on Aug. 15 in the Dungeness River Audubon Center to discuss options for the Dungeness Watershed Roads Management Project where 30-plus miles of roads are being analyzed to potentially close and/or be decommissioned to vehicles. 
                                Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Road closures remain possible to vehicles in Olympic Forest

Less than two weeks remain for local hikers and riders to comment on the U.S. Forest Service’s proposal to decommission and/or close more than 30… Continue reading

U.S. Forest Service staff meet with community members on Aug. 15 in the Dungeness River Audubon Center to discuss options for the Dungeness Watershed Roads Management Project where 30-plus miles of roads are being analyzed to potentially close and/or be decommissioned to vehicles. 
                                Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Emma Murphy, a Port Angeles High School student and Junior ROTC member, helps sort 2018 arts and crafts entries at the fairgrounds on Aug 13.

Clallam County Fair’s 99th year runs Aug. 16-19 in Port Angeles

2018 Clallam County Fair When: Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 16-19 Where: Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles Includes: Live music, livestock exhibits, food and… Continue reading

Emma Murphy, a Port Angeles High School student and Junior ROTC member, helps sort 2018 arts and crafts entries at the fairgrounds on Aug 13.

Hot rods rev up for Sequim Prairie Nights Saturday, Aug. 18 in downtown

When you see this many cool cars rolling down Washington Street, it usually means it’s May and Irrigation Festival time. In August, however, that means… Continue reading

Sequim quilter selected for prestigious show

Sequim’s Martha Scott, a board member of the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club, competes in the 2018 American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek — Fall Paducah show on… Continue reading

Sunland Golf Country Club struggling, homeowners to discuss possible contract options

Leaders of Sunland Golf & Country Club say the 18-hole course and its cafe and pro shop continue to hit hard times. Bruce Mullikin, board… Continue reading

Castell Insurance shred event supports Back to School Fair on Aug. 11

Along with handling Sequim’s insurance needs, Castell Insurance has become the go-to place to discard your sensitive information at its annual free shred event. From… Continue reading

Mountain View Christian School near Sequim is named in a civil lawsuit from family members of a former student that asserts school leaders withheld knowledge that former teacher/principal Douglas Allison allegedly touched other students inappropriately. Allison was sentenced in 2016 to 26-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation and child rape charges. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Family sues church over sex crimes at Christian school near Sequim

A King County civil lawsuit claims leaders for Mountain View Christian School near Sequim withheld knowledge that a former teacher convicted of sex crimes was… Continue reading

Mountain View Christian School near Sequim is named in a civil lawsuit from family members of a former student that asserts school leaders withheld knowledge that former teacher/principal Douglas Allison allegedly touched other students inappropriately. Allison was sentenced in 2016 to 26-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation and child rape charges. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Historically a good time, Colonial Festival set for Aug. 9-12

The go-to historical reenactment event of the peninsula, the Northwest Colonial Festival, returns for its fourth year Aug. 9-12. Volunteers dedicate themselves to sharing what… Continue reading

PA man recuperating following concert attack

A Port Angeles man with Sequim connections continues to recuperate in Wenatchee following an attack at a concert in the Gorge Amphitheater on July 21.… Continue reading

Stamp club celebrates quarter-century on Aug. 11 with free show

For Sequim’s Judy Newblom, her love of lighthouses shined a light on a new hobby — stamps. While she’s lived in Sequim for seven years,… Continue reading

Hearing Examiner denies Carlsborg manufactured home park, again

For the second time in almost a year, Clallam County Hearing Examiner Andrew Reeves denied development of a proposed 55-and-older manufactured home development in Carlsborg.… Continue reading

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