Michael Dashiell

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Sequim Library expansion, renovation on track

The long-awaited expansion and renovation of the busy Sequim Library took another step toward completion in late August with the selection of SHKS Architects to… Continue reading

 

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‘Thor’apy at Sherwood Assisted Living

A sheepdog in sheep’s clothing? That seems to work for Don and Susan Sorensen’s dog Thor, who prior to and after COVID-based restrictions has been… Continue reading

 

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Along with remodel/expansion, River Center gets a new name

The community’s well-used building at Railroad Bridge Park isn’t the only thing getting a make-over in 2021. On Sept. 10, board members unanimously agreed to… Continue reading

 

Community News Briefs — Sept. 22, 2021

Coffee with the Mayor program set for September The City of Sequim will hold the next Coffee with the Mayor meeting at 8 a.m. on… Continue reading

Cross country: Pyeatt wins, Ellefsen fifth at Salt Creek Invite

The course at Salt Creek Recreation Area may be a few miles from her racecourses in Sequim, but SHS senior Riley Pyeatt raced like she’s… Continue reading

Sequim schools’ assistant superintendent placed on leave

Jennifer Maughan, Sequim School District assistant superintendent, has been placed on administrative leave, district officials and Maughan’s attorney said last week. An email from Sequim… Continue reading

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Aquaculture scholarship launched in memory of Kurt Grinnell

The last time Jeanne McKnight saw Kurt Grinnell in April, it was smiles and hugs and a shared idea that the next Northwest Aquaculture Alliance… Continue reading

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Boys tennis: Wolves net wins in road, home openers

Despite playing without a full outfit of doubles teams, Sequim’s boys tennis started the season strong with a 4-3 road victory over 3A foe Bainbridge… Continue reading

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Cross country: Pyeatt third, Ellefson fourth at Capital Invite

Shifting gears in the 2021 schedule, Sequim’s Wolves turned to a familiar race at our state’s capital. Originally set to race at the SK Fall… Continue reading

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Girls swimming: Wolves open season against powerhouse Spartans

Sequim’s Wolves may have seen their toughest foe to open the season. Bainbridge’s Spartans showed why they are one of the top programs in class… Continue reading

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Mask dispute postpones Sequim School Board meeting

Concern from community members about a statewide mask mandate for students — as well as vaccination requirements for school staff and other state employees —… Continue reading

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Sequim, first responders detail 9/11’s legacy

It was a Tuesday morning some two decades ago when Mark Abshire, a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, and speechwriter for the Secretary… Continue reading

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Fall sports preview: SHS boys tennis team facing numbers ‘challenge’

Even beyond the set and match scores, tennis is often a numbers game. For head coach Mark Textor and the Wolves, that means 2021 will… Continue reading

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Reach, row for hospice back on water in 2021

Perhaps it’s the good-natured competition, or the recognition that funds raised at the event go to a critical need in the community, or another reason… Continue reading

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Fall sports preview: SHS girls soccer seeks wins under new coach

For Sequim High’s girls soccer squad, the 2020-21 season was finding footing in a “new normal” that included wearing masks on the field. This season?… Continue reading

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Fall sports preview: Top runners return for Wolves’ corss country squads

A youth movement is helping bolster Sequim High’s cross country squads that return their top individual runners from last season. Last season — conducted earlier… Continue reading

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UPDATED: Mask dispute postpones Sequim School Board meeting; meeting rescheduled for Monday on Zoom

Editor’s note: The Sequim School Board’s Sept. 7 regular meeting will resume at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, via Zoom; go to go.boarddocs.com/wa/sequim/Board.nsf/vpublic?open for the… Continue reading

Bicyclist struck, killed on Old Olympic Highway

A 59-year-old man riding a bicycle was killed when a motorist on Old Olympic Highway struck him, according to the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office. Neither… Continue reading

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Reporter’s Notebook: One wild year on Sequim’s prep sports scene

What a spectacular, beautiful heart-breaking mess. For the three months myself and other writers attempted to cover what has to have been the strangest year… Continue reading

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Fall sports preview: New coach has experienced SHS girls swim squad in pool

Unlike meets during their 2020-21 season, Sequim’s Wolves will face flesh-and-blood opponents this fall. “You can’t manufacture that,” said Britt Hemphill, who takes the reigns… Continue reading

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