Michael Dashiell

A schematic details the Rivers Edge setback levee, construction of which is in progress and expected to finish in September. Map courtesy of Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Levee setback looks to provide flood protection, protect salmon

A 1960s-era levee on the Dungeness River is in the process of being replaced. Representatives with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe detailed the construction of a… Continue reading

 

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OPAS raises funds to save swans, bury power lines

By almost any measurable, the trumpeter swan is impressive. The heaviest and longest native bird of North America, it dons grey plumage in its youth… Continue reading

 

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Prep sports: SHS girls hoops, girls soccer coaches step down

Two Sequim High head coaches who led their teams to state tourney berths in recent years are stepping away from the hardcourt and pitch. Linsay… Continue reading

 

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For their service: Locals join state effort to honor veterans with free fishing trips

For a couple of years, Mark Ostroot knew these fishing trips he and friends have offered were pretty popular. So in mid-June, when a 20-plus-year… Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Big sendoff for Sequim Little League

Sequim Little League players, coaches, advocates, families and friends gave a bid send-off to the 2021 season with closing day ceremonies on July 10. Check… Continue reading

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Sequim School Board approves administrator raises

Several Sequim School District administrators are getting pay bumps after the district’s board of directors approved salary increases at the board’s June 21 meeting. Board… Continue reading

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Sequim Wheelers roll into 2021

Be it with the traditional front-and-back tandem or now a side-by-side bike, these bicycle riding volunteers have their guests ready to roll. After a year… Continue reading

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Early-morning Sequim fire destroys ambulances, structure

Two ambulances out of Olympic Ambulance’s fleet of more than 45 were destroyed in a fire at the Sequim-based business in the early hours of… Continue reading

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Choir instructor, al coda: Lorentzen headed back to alma mater after decade with Sequim schools

For John Lorentzen, it’s a homecoming of sorts … just a few miles down the road. Lorentzen, Sequim High School and Sequim Middle School’s choir… Continue reading

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Sequim’s 2020 Citizens of Year: Essential workers

After more than five decades of honoring key individual or individuals for their volunteerism and devotion to the community, local business leaders are giving kudos… Continue reading

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Sequim chamber kicks off 70% Club

Local businesses gave the community a proverbial shot in the arm as they weathered the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020. The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of… Continue reading

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Primary election candidates tout experience, spotlight issues at forum

With about four weeks until the primary election, local voters on Thursday got an early chance to meet candidates — some of them, anyway —… Continue reading

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Sequim Little League to celebrate 2021 season

Call it an act of faith. A year removed from a season wiped out by a pandemic, Sequim Little League volunteers began prepping for the… Continue reading

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Team leaders, advocates prep in-person 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Barbara Lewis knows first-hand the toll diseases and brain conditions can take — and the purpose one can derive from tackling the devastating disease. Early… Continue reading

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Sequim’s ‘George Washington’ selected for Independence Day event

Vern Frykholm has appeared throughout the Puget Sound region as George Washington, portraying the first president in parades, at schools, for local festivals, and Veterans’… Continue reading

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Sequim educator seeks better dialog through Speaking Justice

Miriame Cherbib traces her passion for teaching others to find their voice back to her youth — when it seemed she could not use her… Continue reading

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State officials to talk future of Sequim-area parks

The future of two Sequim-area state parks — one that state officials are looking at as its next “destination park — are the subjects of… Continue reading

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Fifth graders celebrate the move to middle school

Sequim elementary school fifth-graders got a fun send-off to summer and the start of middle school next fall. At Greywolf Elementary on June 16, the… Continue reading

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KSQM lines up a summer full of music

Jazz, bluegrass, folk, country and more are on the menu as KSQM brings a season full of live performances to Sequim and Port Angeles venues… Continue reading

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Sequim High band director Fosket finishes career

After nearly four decades of teaching music — the past two dozen in Sequim — while leading school bands in countless concerts and football games… Continue reading

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