Ann Soule

Ann posted 21 stories to Sequim Gazette.
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Water Matters: Reviewing the water year

Water can be a scary thing. For over a month people in…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: 50 inches of Harvey

This Harvey was no 6-foot tall invisible rabbit. This Harvey dropped 4…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Whiskey’s for drinking

… and water’s for fighting over. Attributed to Mark Twain, this legendary…

  • Aug 9th, 2017 1:30am

Watter Matters: Hydro graphing

The Dungeness River is past its peak, according to a graph of…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Watering jobs

Same time last year I directed this column to Sequim High School…

  • Jun 14th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Have a great week!

Occasionally people ask if I run out of topics for this water…

  • May 17th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Wall of science

Explore ‘Science Rising’ Science Rising will be free and open to the…

  • Apr 19th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Broken records

The previous record for the fastest rate of broken records is now…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: With snowfall, size matters

This is not about federal politics, nor the passage of the school…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Cost-benefit

Twenty-five to 35 million dollars. What would you do with that amount…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 1:30am

Water Matters: Belle of the Ball, Part 2

If you were around here 20 years ago, do you remember Bell…

  • Dec 28th, 2016 1:30am

Water Matters: Truth or dare

Remember the kids’ game where you had to choose between confessing a…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 1:30am

Water Matters: Valuable, vulnerable Blue Glacier

In my book, the view of Mount Olympus from the High Divide is one of the most glorious scenes anywhere, ever. We’re looking south across the broad Hoh River valley, but it feels like we could stretch an arm out and make designs in the Snow Dome with our finger.

  • Aug 10th, 2016 4:38pm

Blue Hole or Purple Fog?

Everything is coming up purple in Sequim and this week is the peak of purple season. In fact, this weekend is the 20th time we’ve celebrated lavender with a festival, which started humbly but now attracts tens of thousands of visitors to our pretty, blue-hued spot on the planet.

  • Jul 13th, 2016 5:17pm

Water Matters: Irrigation season

Ann Soule discusses irrigation throughout the Sequim area

  • May 18th, 2016 6:50pm

Water Matters: April showers bring … a plan

With the adoption of a stormwater plan last Monday, Sequim joins the ranks of officially water-conscious Western cities.

  • Apr 20th, 2016 6:37pm

Water Matters: Neither seen nor heard

Let’s start at the bottom: Sequim Bay is the body of water that graciously takes in almost all water flowing through the fair city of Sequim. Sequim Bay hosts sailors, swimmers, salmon, clams, oysters, a marine lab and much, much more.

  • Mar 23rd, 2016 5:28pm

Water Matters: Signs of coming times

The summer after we moved to Sequim 25 years ago I had locals, unprompted, showing me how to judge from looking at the mountains whether there would be water shortages later or not.

  • Feb 24th, 2016 6:23pm

Water Matters: Location, location, location

As a consumer of local news you’ve probably read or heard about the proposed Dungeness reservoir …?

  • Jan 27th, 2016 6:20pm

Water Matters: Holiday greetings … from your local water supply

It’s that holiday letter time of year again — at least for those who haven’t fully transitioned to Facebook to get and share all their news.

  • Dec 29th, 2015 9:58pm

Water Matters: Shellfish party with some bite

I recently had the privilege of enjoying an oyster bar with four varieties right here in Sequim. It was set up for a celebration of the re-opening of shellfish beds in Dungeness Bay by the state Department of Health — a status change owing to vastly improved water quality.

  • Dec 3rd, 2015 8:30pm