Matthew Nash

Pickleball courts set for tentative June 2018 opening

With cheers and paddles in the air, members of the Sequim Picklers pickleball group celebrated on Monday night construction moving forward on eight new courts… Continue reading

Sequim’s Star Wars Connection: Episode II — more details emerge about local ties to the space opera

Wookies. Tauntans. Ugnaughts. Since the 1970s, this mix of creatures has made an impact in the Star Wars universe helping fly the Millennium Falcon, inadvertently… Continue reading

Wrestling: Knights take down Wolves in first dual meet

Despite a small roster this season and some gaps at certain weight classes, the Wolves’ wrestling squad came close to winning its first dual meet… Continue reading

Car club feels drive for giving spirit at Toys for Sequim Kids

For more than 15 years, members of the Sequim Valley Car Club have rallied toys and books at their November meeting to help Sequim children… Continue reading

City considering changing convention center’s name

After authorizing hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars to refurbish the Guy Cole Convention Center in Carrie Blake Park, Sequim city councilors are considering a rebranding effort. With the second… Continue reading

Bob and Elaine Caldwell of Sequim take a closer look at the ornaments on Dec. 1 created for Sequim Civic Center’s Holiday tree by area fourth graders. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Lights go on at Sequim Civic Center’s tree

The First Friday Art Walk on Dec. 1 ushered in the third annual tree lighting at the Sequim Civic Center. As tradition, Sequim mayor Dennis… Continue reading

Bob and Elaine Caldwell of Sequim take a closer look at the ornaments on Dec. 1 created for Sequim Civic Center’s Holiday tree by area fourth graders. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Prep Wrestling: Pierson, Sayer win brackets at first tourney

Kiara Pierson didn’t miss a beat in her first tournament back in action last weekend. The Sequim senior won the 140-pound bracket at Emerald Ridge… Continue reading

Rodlend finds flight in ravens with latest art show

Sequim artist Carrie Rodlend has had a keen eye on the sky in recent months. Since the summer, she’s focused her work on ravens —… Continue reading

Santa a hit for annual breakfast fundraiser for First Teacher

Plenty of locals got the chance to sit and dine with Santa on Dec. 2 for Parenting Matters/First Teachers’ 26th annual Breakfast with Santa. Volunteers’… Continue reading

Sequim city councilor John Miller dies of cardiac arrest

Family, friends and representatives with the City of Sequim learned last week that Sequim City Councilor John Miller, 62, died on Wednesday, Nov. 29 of… Continue reading

@SequimSchools — Nov. 29, 2017

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

A&E Briefs — Nov. 29, 2017

Craft fair set for Sequim Prairie Grange The Sequim Prairie Grange is hosting a Homemade Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at… Continue reading

Boys Swimming season preview: Team grows to include 20 swimmers

It may be a new team, but Sequim’s new boys swim team coach Anita Benitez says it has a familiar feeling. “I feel like I’m… Continue reading

Business Briefs — Nov. 29, 2017

Windermere toy drive Windermere Real Estate offices in Sequim are collecting Toys for Tots Dec. 1-19. The mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation… Continue reading

City cuts ribbon on Carrie Blake Park’s new road

Dozens of community members gathered Nov. 20 to officially open the new entrance to Carrie Blake Community Park. Representatives with the City of Sequim, Sequim-Dungeness… Continue reading

City lowers low income discount requirements for utilities

The City of Sequim is lowering its requirements for low income households to receive utility discounts. “We’re making changes to the low income discount to… Continue reading

City staffer says goodbye after 33 years

After 33 years working for the City of Sequim, Clint Rushton, a Public Works employee, retired on Nov. 22. Rushton began his work with the… Continue reading

Clallam County Corrections receives accreditation award

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) recognized eight agencies with Accreditation awards at their Fall Training Conference in Chelan Washington on Nov.… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Nov. 29, 2017

Speak with Rep. Kilmer Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., holds a telephone town hall at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Participants will have the opportunity to… Continue reading

Community Scoreboard — Nov. 29, 2017

Basketball Port Angeles Parks & Recreation men’s league • Nov. 18 Anytime Fitness-Sequim 82, Joyce Generals 59. Leading scorers — Anytime: Chad Copeland 24, Lambros… Continue reading