Matthew Nash

City, county officials expect minimal impact from road projects this summer

Following a busy year of road construction, leaders with the City of Sequim and Clallam County expect a much quieter and smoother transition for locals… Continue reading

Food Bank’s peanut butter drive set for this weekend across Sequim

Community volunteers will be out this weekend seeking support for local youths outside Sequim’s grocers for the fifth annual Price Ford Peanut Butter Drive. From… Continue reading

Sequim Police begin background checks on denied firearm transactions

The Sequim Police Department has a new resource at its disposal to help stop firearms from going into the hands of criminals. Following Substitute House… Continue reading

Sequim Service Fest runs weekdays through June 15

“You wouldn’t believe how good this feels,” said Mark Powless on Tuesday afternoon in front of his Sequim home. The retired Costco worker watched as… Continue reading

Sunshiners keep shining on Sequim with tradition of giving

Entering their sweet sixteenth year, one group of dedicated ladies have kept the tradition of giving while keeping the gift of gab going strong among… Continue reading

Shipmates remember hiker who died on Sequim trail

Friends and fellow sailors aboard the USS Nimitz stationed in Bremerton remember US Navy Electrician’s Mate Nuclear Power 2nd Class Jeremiah Adams, 24, as many… Continue reading

Jon Harrison reflects on shoe career, celebrates 18 years in Sequim

If there’s a joke or a pun about feet, Jon Harrison, 76, has heard them all. And after seeing thousands upon thousands of aching feet,… Continue reading

Kids Fishing Day organizers consider shifting event to cooler weekend

With the annual Kids Fishing Day likely delayed to late-September or early October of this year, organizers have at least one option percolating while another… Continue reading

Sequim tabletop gaming convention, OPTTACON, set for August

A small group of gamers look to bring fans of all-ages across the peninsula together for a new gaming experience this August. OPTTACON, short for… Continue reading

Service Fest kicks off Monday, June 4

Sequim’s Service Fest begins June 4 and runs through the following Friday, June 15, as an effort to help community members with projects ranging from… Continue reading

Video game tournament benefits Sequim man afflicted with MS

Following a successful first round of an experimental stem cell transplant for multiple sclerosis, the family of Sequim’s Sean McKeown, 38, looks to gamers for… Continue reading

‘Mary Poppins JR’ sets stage for OPA’s biggest show yet

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s ‘Mary Poppins JR.’ Presented by Olympic Peninsula Academy In conjunction with Music Theatre International Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, 1:30… Continue reading

Community pours support onto revived fountain in Pioneer Memorial Park

Community members gathered to celebrate water running once again over the top of Pioneer Memorial Park’s fountain. More than 50 people attended the Sequim-Dungeness Valley… Continue reading

Expanding primary care access top priority as OMC expands

While bringing an emergency medical facility to Sequim may remain a priority for the City of Sequim and Clallam County Fire District 3, Olympic Medical… Continue reading

Sequim City Councilors may consider plastic bag ban this year

Following Port Angeles City Council’s decision to ban carry-out plastic bags last month, Sequim City Councilors may opt to do the same sometime this year.… Continue reading

Sequim finishes third as ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’ in USA Today contest

Can’t win them all, or at least two national contests in a row. USA Today announced last week its 10Best winners for “Best Small Town… Continue reading

Volunteers needed for Service Fest set for June 4-15

With sizable projects ready in-waiting, organizers of Sequim’s Service Fest look to continue building community support for the two-week volunteer effort this June. As a… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival organizers say attendance set records at parade, car show

Just like the sun, Sequim turned out for the Irrigation Festival’s Grand Finale Weekend. Organizers for the festival’s 123rd year say last weekend’s festivities on… Continue reading

Marathon team seeks support for new wells in Nicaragua

One local group looks to run and walk its way to ensure those in need have clean, safe drinking water. Team Living Water, led by… Continue reading

Pam Leonard-Ray, right, announced on May 14 that the May 29 Sequim city council meeting will be her last before she moves to Carson City, Nev. to help her parents starting in June. Leonard-Ray said she’s “proud I brought a different perspective and that I questioned things” as a city councilor. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim city councilor Leonard-Ray announces resignation

Sequim City Councilor Pam Leonard-Ray announced on Monday she’s putting family first and stepping down from office effective later this month. Her plan, she told… Continue reading

Pam Leonard-Ray, right, announced on May 14 that the May 29 Sequim city council meeting will be her last before she moves to Carson City, Nev. to help her parents starting in June. Leonard-Ray said she’s “proud I brought a different perspective and that I questioned things” as a city councilor. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash