Ann Soule

Water Matters: Irrigation season

Ann Soule discusses irrigation throughout the Sequim area

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.

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.

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.

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.