Northwest

Gymnastics: Sequim-PA squad upends Kingston’s Buccaneers

The combined Sequim-Port Angeles gymnastics squad knocked off Kingston 140.05-137.35 on Jan. 23, the team’s final dual meet before postseason action. Port Angeles’ Cassandra Middlestead… Continue reading

Legislature, governor pass bill to settle water-use dispute

By Alex Visser WNPA Olympia News Bureau One of the year’s most important legislative battles in Washington state came to a surprisingly quick conclusion Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Men’s basketball: Pirates hit triple digits, top Tritons

North Region standings Team Rec. Over. Everett 5-1 17-4 Whatcom 4-2 11-9 Bellevue 3-3 14-7 Peninsula 3-3 13-8 Shoreline 3-3 7-10 Edmonds 2-4 14-7 Olympic… Continue reading

Milestone: Brueckner earns Clallam 2 Fire Rescue honor

On Jan. 20, Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue (Port Angeles) officials paid tribute to volunteer and career members for their work in the recent year. Among them… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Milestone: Hall another Skwim Toastmasters honor

Skwim Toastmasters celebrated another member achievement recently when Kyle Hall received his second Advanced Communication Silver award. A resident of Sequim since 2013, Hall has… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Sequim Education Foundation has scholarship opportunities for 2018’s graduating high school seniors

The Sequim Education Foundation is offering 2018 graduating seniors a number of scholarship opportunities. Each scholarship is listed on www.WashBoard.org with a complete description of… Continue reading

Weather — Jan. 31, 2018

Weather Date High Low Jan. 23 46 36 Jan. 24 46 37 Jan. 25 43 33 Jan. 26 43 32 Jan. 27 50 38 Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Wine, chocolate tour set for two weekends

This year’s Red Wine Cider & Chocolate Tour takes place over two weekends — Feb. 10-11 and Feb. 17-19 — from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at… Continue reading

Lawmakers consider a bill to raise the legal tobacco age

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau Washington state lawmakers are considering a bill that could raise the legal age to purchase any nicotine product… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Workplace bullying and sexual harassment bills go before lawmakers

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau Proposals before the state Legislature would grant new protections from sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace. The… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Bowling: Danielson, Funston advance to districts

Two Sequim High bowlers are moving on after earning top-20 marks at the Olympic League tournament in Silverdale on Jan. 18. Juniors Quinn Danielson and… Continue reading

Girls Basketball: Wolves still in playoff picture

Olympic League standings (as of Jan. 22) North Kitsap 8-0 13-3 Port Angeles 8-1 12-3 Kingston 5-3 11-5 Olympic 4-4 6-10 Sequim 3-6 6-9 North… Continue reading

Insanity defense offered in case of bludgeoning death

Benjamin George Bonner has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of 71-year-old Sequim resident Cynthia Little. Bonner, 18, will be… Continue reading

McEntire to challenge Tharinger for 24th District seat

The 24th District’s two state representatives and the region’s 6th District congressman — all Democrats — are well on their way to running for re-election… Continue reading

Men’s basketball: Pirates win one, lose one at buzzer

North Region standings (as of Jan. 22) Team Conf. Over. Everett 3-1 15-4 Bellevue 2-2 13-6 Edmonds 2-2 14-5 Olympic 2-2 12-5 Peninsula 2-2 12-7… Continue reading

Milestone: SHS’s Brenton Barnes gets Sequim Sunrise Rotary honor

Brenton Barnes, a sophomore at Sequim High School, was recognized on Jan. 19 as the Sequim Sunrise Rotary Club’s Career Technical Education student of the… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Olympic Theatre Arts sets auditions for ‘The Tin Woman’

Director Jim Guthrie is seeking actors “who aren’t afraid to take chances” for the Olympic Theatre Arts production of “The Tin Woman,” opening on April… Continue reading

OMC selects Burkhardt for Chief Human Resources Officer role … and other items

Jennifer Burkhardt was recently named Olympic Medical Center’s new Chief Human Resources Officer. She replaces Richard Newman, who retired on Jan. 9 after 17 years… Continue reading

Sequim youths sink shots at annual Elks Hoop Shoot

Next target to take aim at: districts. The annual Sequim Elks Hoop Shoot on Jan. 12 at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club saw a… Continue reading

Storm King sweeps into Founders Cup bracket play

The Storm King U17 boys capped an unbeaten effort in Washington Youth Soccer Founders Cup pool play after a 4-0 shutout of Federal Way Football… Continue reading