Erin Hawkins

Pondicherri celebrates 25 years

Pondicherri turns 25 Pondicherri (Handprint) 25th Anniversary Party When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 Where: 121 E. Washington St., Sequim Features: Refreshments, snacks,… Continue reading


Peninsula Singers and Carol Swarbrick present fall concert

‘Carols and Carol’ Fall concert presented by Peninsula Singers with Carol Swarbrick When: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 for public dress rehearsal; 2 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading


Recovery finds a home: Sequim’s Oxford House a spot for sobriety, self-sufficiency to flourish

For residents of the Oxford House in Sequim, renting a room means more than just a place to stay; it represents a fresh start on… Continue reading

Sequim students pedal for a purpose

Solar Cyclothon Hosted by Sequim High School Rotary Interact Club What: Students pedal an electricity bike for 24 hours to raise funds for 100 LuminAID… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre presents ‘Heart for the Arts’

Heart for the Arts Olympic Theatre Arts annual fundraiser Artists’ reception & open house: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N.… Continue reading

Fruits of Grace focuses on fair-trade philosophy, offers handmade items from around the world

Fruits of Grace Retail store selling fair trade, handmade items from around the world Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays Location: 160 Harrison… Continue reading

School board approves contracts, considers projects

Sequim School board directors were busy Monday, Nov. 5, as they approved salary increases for two district bargaining units and discussed projects from Fir Street… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Academy students, staff settle into new home

Olympic Peninsula Academy staff and students have made the most of their new home within six portables along West Fir Street, West Alder Street and… Continue reading

Shining a light on mass shootings

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Classified staff closing in on contracts

After a six months in negotiations, Sequim paraeducators could receive their long-awaited piece of the McCleary pie. Sequim paraeducators could see a 15.9-percent increase in… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity set to open Sequim boutique

Habitat for Humanity Boutique and Sequim office Location: 213 E. Washington St. Opening (tentative): Mid-November, to-be-announced Hours (tentative): 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays… Continue reading

Sequim mother-daughter surfers share passion for sport

For Melissa Davis and her daughter Gemma, a girls’ weekend means grabbing their surfboards, loading up Melissa’s van, and heading out to the coast to… Continue reading

Sequim’s Security Services Northwest provides security detail for Chelsea Clinton

Security Services Northwest, Inc., based in Sequim, provided a special security detail for Chelsea Clinton last week for her book signing event in Seattle. Clinton,… Continue reading

Local musicians, friends record album

‘Our Savior’s Alive’ album and Kickstarter campaign Original songs by David Issac Rivers, engineered by Curry Winborn Tentative album release: 7 p.m. onFriday, Dec. 7,… Continue reading

UPDATE: Propane explosion, fire in Sequim trailer injures man

A male resident was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering burns from an explosion and fire inside a trailer in Sequim at… Continue reading

A passion for acrylic pouring

Melanie Burns’ style of art involves a little acrylic paint, a dash of chemical reactions and her favorite: a lot of color. “I’ve always loved… Continue reading

Local group honors seven veterans with Quilts of Valor

Seven local veterans were honored for their years of military service with handmade quilts on Oct. 19 at the Lodge at Sherwood Village by a… Continue reading

Community leaders talk emergency safety skills, resources

Sequim residents in coming months may get more help in preparing to handle catastrophes, including a text alert notification system for families with students at… Continue reading