Matthew Nash

11-year-old Sequim Girl Scout sells most cookies in Western Washington

After selling 3,000-plus Girl Scout cookies last year, 11-year-old Paige Krzyworz knew she could go even higher. And she did. The Sequim fifth grader sold… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Grand Marshal Dave McInnes

Editor’s note: this is the third profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers leading up to the 123rd festival set for May 4-13. Dave McInnes continues… Continue reading

Royalty readying for fun flowing Irrigation Festival

Irrigation Festival royalty recently spent an afternoon under Sequim’s sunny skies, and among irrigated crops for their annual photo shoot. Photographer Keith Ross snapped shots… Continue reading

Sequim High School’s “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” runs for three weekends starting May 4. Photo courtesy Megan Hughes

SHS actors look to “Succeed in Business” with latest operetta

Tickets are on sale for Sequim High School’s latest operetta “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.” Shows begin at 7 p.m. on May… Continue reading

Sequim High School’s “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” runs for three weekends starting May 4. Photo courtesy Megan Hughes

Sunnyside Avenue construction set to finish on April 27

The final pavement work along Sunnyside Avenue began on Monday, April 23, and is set to finish on Friday, April 27, reports staff with the… Continue reading

USA Today nominates Sequim for ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’

Following last year’s win as “Best Northwestern Small Town” by USA Today’s 10Best Awards, Sequim has been nominated this year for the newspaper’s online campaign… Continue reading

City considers Prairie Street for possible congestion relief

As Washington Street’s traffic flow continues to grow, drivers could be looking a few blocks south for a new option. Staff with the City of… Continue reading

Habitat seeks homeowners’ projects for Service Fest

The work force is shaping up, but now organizers of Sequim’s Service Fest on June 4-15 seek homeowners needing support. Colleen Robinson, executive director of… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Grand Pioneer Don Ellis

Editor’s note: this is the second profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers leading up to the 123rd festival set for May 4-13. Don Ellis, 84,… Continue reading

Retired Fire Chief turns attention from fires to art

Steve Vogel doesn’t see a dichotomy between being a first responder and an artist. It’s just that after 34 years of fire and paramedic service… Continue reading

Sequim swim coach resigns positions, seeks to reapply to coach boys again

After helping Sequim’s boys and girls swim teams grow in roster numbers and district and state berths, head coach Anita Benitez stepped down after seven… Continue reading

Starbucks finishes remodel in Sequim store

After a few weeks of renovations, Sequim Starbucks, 1095 W. Washington St., reopened Monday, April 16. During the closure, staff worked from a beverage trailer… Continue reading

City rolls out annual report in fashion

Monday night may have been Sequim’s most glamorous city council meeting ever. Wearing top hats with strobe lights and flash lights shining around them, Sequim… Continue reading

City, fire district look to bring urgent care to Sequim

Officials with the City of Sequim and Clallam County Fire District 3 look to partner in bringing an emergency medical facility to Sequim. Sequim city… Continue reading

Discovery Memory Care achieves customer experience award

Sequim’s Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington St., recently received the Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2018 Customer Experience Award. The 55-bed memory care community qualified for… Continue reading

Faith news — April 11, 2018

Catholics welcomed home with free series in Port Angeles A program for Catholics who have been away from the church is set for five more… Continue reading

Farmers share Sequim’s collaborative water conservation efforts

For Western Washington, Sequim has little rain accumulation at about 17 inches of water each year, but the Dungeness River provides many locals their livelihood… Continue reading

Food Bank adds more parking, seeks summer support for student meals

Plans to expand services at the Sequim Food Bank are underway. Last Friday, crews with Blue Mountain Tree Service, Inc., of Sequim removed several large… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Grand Pioneer Wilma Rhodefer Johnson

With the Sequim Irrigation Festival set to begin in a little over three weeks, the Sequim Gazette looks to its pioneers for some perspective on… Continue reading

OMC named top 20 rural community hospital in consecutive years

Olympic Medical Center was once again named one of 20 Top Rural Community Hospitals in the nation by The National Rural Health Association (NHRA). The… Continue reading