Conor Dowley

Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood (Mia Coffman and Dean Rynearson) respond to questions from Dora Bailey (Cadence Puhrmann), on right, during a rehearsal of the Olympic Peninsula Academy’s production of “Singin’ In The Rain Jr.” They open the night of May 31, and have two additional performances on June 1. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

OPA students take to the stage

OPA students entertain with ‘Singin’ In The Rain Jr.’

Lina Lamont and Don Lockwood (Mia Coffman and Dean Rynearson) respond to questions from Dora Bailey (Cadence Puhrmann), on right, during a rehearsal of the Olympic Peninsula Academy’s production of “Singin’ In The Rain Jr.” They open the night of May 31, and have two additional performances on June 1. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim Community Orchestra closes season Saturday

The SCO hosts their annual spring concert to end the 2018-2019 performance season.

The cut-down SUV with the steel framing attached that will form the Mount Olympus detachment’s new LVTH-6A1 replica parade float. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Marine Corps League’s new parade float taking shape

The Mount Olympus detachment of the Marine Corps League is working on a project to give themselves a new and interesting presence at parades in… Continue reading

The cut-down SUV with the steel framing attached that will form the Mount Olympus detachment’s new LVTH-6A1 replica parade float. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Several students are given instruction on a riding stability course at the Olympic Peninsula Bicycle Alliance’s Bike Rodeo in May 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim Bike Rodeo encourages fun, safety

On Saturday, May 18, the Olympic Peninsula Bicycle Alliance hosted a Bike Rodeo at Helen Haller Elementary’s bus parking lot to help educate Sequim’s Youth… Continue reading

Several students are given instruction on a riding stability course at the Olympic Peninsula Bicycle Alliance’s Bike Rodeo in May 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim High School’s Interact Club making an impact

Sequim High School has several clubs with many goals, but their Interact Club is the one focused on teaching students about making a difference in… Continue reading

Sequim School Board directors Heather Short, Robin Henrikson, and Brandino Gibson discuss the selection of a search firm to replace outgoing Superintendent Gary Neal.

Sequim School Board selects search firm

After much discussion regarding the proposals and potential logistics of working with two different search firms, Sequim School District’s board of directors agreed to contract… Continue reading

Sequim School Board directors Heather Short, Robin Henrikson, and Brandino Gibson discuss the selection of a search firm to replace outgoing Superintendent Gary Neal.

Sequim High School to host motivational speaker

On Thursday, May 23, Sequim High School will play host Jeff Yalden for a pair of speeches. A noted motivational speaker on mental health and… Continue reading

Dana Minard in his Culinary Arts classroom. Photo submitted by James Heintz.

SHS staff, students remember Dana Minard

A beloved teacher, mentor and friend, Minard will be much missed by students and fellow staff alike.

Dana Minard in his Culinary Arts classroom. Photo submitted by James Heintz.

Sequim School Board narrows superintendent search firm list to 2

Sequim School District’s board of directors agreed on May 15 to narrow their choice for a superintendent search firm to two in-state selections. In a… Continue reading

Blackberry bushes have started to overgrow the guardrails on the fallen Dean Creek Bridge, which washed out in April 2018. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

No timeline for Olympic Discovery Trail damages

With the weather warming up, locals and tourists alike will be flocking to trails across the Olympic Peninsula in significant numbers to enjoy the sun… Continue reading

Blackberry bushes have started to overgrow the guardrails on the fallen Dean Creek Bridge, which washed out in April 2018. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.
Gamers of all ages enjoying a board game session at Opttacon 2018. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Opttacon gaming convention returns in August

Last summer’s successful board game convention returns to Sequim for its second year.

Gamers of all ages enjoying a board game session at Opttacon 2018. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell
Several finished Tsunami Bat Company bats on display with the Sequim company’s sign. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

Tsunami Bats crafting excellence in Sequim

Tsunami Bat Company What: Custom bats for youths, adults On the web: www.facebook.com/tsunamibatcompany Contact: tsunamibats@gmail.com If you spend time at a Sequim Little League game… Continue reading

Several finished Tsunami Bat Company bats on display with the Sequim company’s sign. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

New reporter joins Gazette newsroom

My name is Conor Dowley and I am thrilled to be the newest reporter at the Sequim Gazette. I’m joining an excellent team and am… Continue reading

SHS celebrates seniors with Decision Day

May 1 saw Sequim High School host its first-ever Decision Day event, aimed at celebrating the decisions of seniors in the Class of 2019 to… Continue reading