Michael Dashiell

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

NOLS may seek state grant for Sequim branch expansion

The North Olympic Library System’s effort in 2018 to convince voters of the need to expand its Sequim branch came up just short. Now, library… Continue reading

Sequim High graduation set for June 19

Graduation will look a little different for Sequim High School this year, but it has a date and a location. Sequim schools superintendent Dr. Rob… Continue reading

Sequim mayor goes on air for community conversation

The coffee was “virtual,” the conversation live and lively. In between Manhattan Transfer’s “Java Jive” and Nat Cole describing a trip down “Route 66,” Sequim… Continue reading

Faern Tait of Port Angeles shows off Valentina, a 10-year-old alpaca, at the 2019 Clallam County Fair. Officials have cancelled the 2020 fair with Clallam County not likely able to host large gatherings by mid-August. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Clallam County Fair cancelled for 2020

The livestock displays, rodeo, carnival, scones and more will have to wait until 2021. The 2020 Clallam County Fair, set to be the 101st iteration… Continue reading

Faern Tait of Port Angeles shows off Valentina, a 10-year-old alpaca, at the 2019 Clallam County Fair. Officials have cancelled the 2020 fair with Clallam County not likely able to host large gatherings by mid-August. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Births — May 27, 2020

May 11, 2020 — 4:23 p.m., a son, Dean Michael Lotzgesell, 7 pounds 6 ounces, to Allison and Garrett Lotzgesell, Sequim.… Continue reading

Boy Scouts find COVID-19 work-arounds online

“Be prepared.” Is there a better motto to face a worldwide health crisis? To help keep their young scouts active and on track with learning… Continue reading

DCC founder Smith dies at 73

Perhaps a bit uncomfortable with the spotlight — and, by many accounts, ill at ease with the management of a large congregation — Neil Smith… Continue reading

Habitat Clallam sets summer building class

Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County is hosting a seven-week class designed for young adults to learn the skills necessary for a career in residential… Continue reading

Peninsula man realizes ‘dream’ with Carlsborg food truck

North West Grill What: Walk-up restaurant/food truck Where: Parking lot of Tracy’s Insulation,261372 US Highway 101 (Carlsborg) Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday Serving: Tacos, burgers,… Continue reading

Sen. Murray calls for more testing, small businesses, healthcare

As Sen. Patty Murray sees it, a nation stymied by the COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t have to choose between improving public health and re-opening the economy.… Continue reading