Michael Dashiell

Sequim school leaders outline options for 2021 opening

Parents and guardians should expect more learning from home, temperature checks and plenty of social distancing for their children this fall. While a number of… Continue reading

 

City of Sequim caps street rehab project with wheeled ribbon cutting

A multi-partner Sequim street project nearly eight years in the making is complete, feted with a unique ribbon cutting. The City of Sequim celebrated the… Continue reading

 

UPDATED: Sequim author, educator releases ‘A Work in Progress’

‘Drive-by’ book launch for ‘A Work in Progress’ What: Collection of stories, poems, memoirs from Sequim author Jon Eekhoff When: 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 15… Continue reading

 

City of Sequim sets unique ribbon-cutting for Fir Street project

The 2019 novel coronavirus has worked its way into nearly every part of life — even ribbon-cuttings. The City of Sequim looks to celebrate the… Continue reading

Clallam board OKs camping at county parks

Outdoor enthusiasts on the Olympic Peninsula can break out the tents, sleeping bags and s’mores. With a recommendation from county health officer Dr. Allison Unthank,… Continue reading

Gonzalez expands offerings with Rain Shadow Lavender

Rain Shadow Lavender New Sequim lavender farm Where: 1410 Kitchen-Dick Road Owner: Victor Gonzalez Website: www.victorslavender.com More info: hola@victorslavender.com, 360-912-3938 After three years in development,… Continue reading

OPAS helping Purple Martins find homes

A rather colorful, melodious and regular visitor to — among other regions — the North Olympic Peninsula has new digs on the peninsula’s shoreline. Members… Continue reading

Early-morning fire damages East Sequim Bay Road home

An early morning fire Wednesday, July 1, has left a 4,000-square-foot home on Sequim Bay with extensive fire and smoke damage. No one was injured… Continue reading

Blondie’s Plate primed for reopening

Blondie’s Plate Under new owner Josh Armstrong Reopening: Early to mid-July Address: 134 S. Second Ave. Phone: 360-683-2233 Website: www.blondiesplate.com For peninsula-based business owner Josh… Continue reading

Deputies seeking suspects in Fish Hatchery Road home burglary

Clallam County deputies are seeking two persons in connection with a June 29 burglary of a home on the 300 block of Fish Hatchery Road.… Continue reading

Clallam judge denies MAT clinic injunction

Parties looking to block the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s proposed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic saw their challenge denied by a Clallam County Superior Court this week.… Continue reading

Silver linings for SHS’s purple, gold at drive-in commencement ceremony

With plenty of pomp and circumstance without the “Pomp and Circumstance,” members of Sequim High School’s Class of 2020 got a send-off last week unlike… Continue reading

Youth sports: Sequim baseball/softball, soccer seasons cancelled

Unable to schedule practices or games with numerous health restrictions in place, Sequim’s two largest youth sports leagues have called off their 2020 spring seasons.… Continue reading

March keeps community focus on race equality

A crowd at Carrie Blake Community Park to support the Black Lives Matter movement eventually swells to about 400, as hundreds marched through Sequim’s streets… Continue reading

Sequim looks to add Dungeness Virtual School

Prior to a statewide shutdown in March that forced youths into remote learning situations, dozens of Sequim-area students opted to take their studies online. Without… Continue reading

State superintendent: Expect schools to be open in fall

Schools will not look quite the same, Washington state’s public school leader said today, but he expects students and staff back in classrooms come this… Continue reading

Coronavirus under attack

The 2019 novel coronavirus — an artists’ interpretation anyway — is under attack in Carlsborg. Bruce Cornett said he recently installed the virus-shaped art piece… Continue reading

Farm Family of the Year nominations open

The Clallam County Fair may be cancelled for 2020, but organizers are still seeking nominations for the 2020 Farm Family of the Year. The award… Continue reading

Mary Coté, customer service specialist in the Sequim Library, stocks shelves as part of her daily routine. North Olympic Library System officials say they have been working on reopening plans for weeks and look to offer some services, including curbside pickup of held materials and limited Outreach to the Homebound deliveries later this month. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

North Olympic Library System looks to reinstate some services

Thanks to a relaxing of restrictions for counties in Phase 2 of the Washington Safe Start Plan on June 2, libraries across the state can… Continue reading

Mary Coté, customer service specialist in the Sequim Library, stocks shelves as part of her daily routine. North Olympic Library System officials say they have been working on reopening plans for weeks and look to offer some services, including curbside pickup of held materials and limited Outreach to the Homebound deliveries later this month. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim turns out, takes stand against racism

Hundreds of citizens flocked to the intersection of Washington Street and Sequim Avenue Wednesday, protesting racism, the death of George Floyd and other black people,… Continue reading