Michael Dashiell

Sequim High considering ‘drive-in’ for 2020 graduation

Caps and gowns … on wheels? With statewide limits on large gatherings still in place, Sequim School District officials along with students, staff and administrators… Continue reading

Subdued remembrances on Memorial Day

Deidre Magner, longtime groundskeeper for Sequim View Cemetery, raises the flag at the cemetery on Memorial Day just before noon. Flags at local cemeteries were… Continue reading

Groups form fund to help local farmers

A multi-agency effort is looking to help local farmers through the 2019 novel coronavirus issue — and provide a boost to local food banks as… Continue reading

NOLS board picks Glaude as next director

Noah Glaude, assistant director for the North Olympic Library System since May 2016, is the organization’s new top administrator. Glaude was appointed executive director by… Continue reading

Sequim High’s Jack to cheer at University of Idaho

From the Wolf pack to a pack of Vandals. Sequim High grad-to-be Brianna Jack is taking her classroom and cheerleading talents east to the University… Continue reading

United Way’s literacy council starts book fundraiser

Looking for a safe way to get books into the hands of locals, particularly children, the United Way of Clallam County’s Literacy Council has launched… Continue reading

Milestone: Olympic Medical Center honors credentialing specialists, financial team

Olympic Medical Center leaders honored seven employees at a board of commissioners meeting in March, giving kudos to staff in the center’s credentialing and financial… Continue reading

UPDATED: Fatal shooting leaves 3 dead in Sequim-area home

A fatal shooting this week in a house near Sequim apparently was prompted by differing expectations for a relationship, authorities said Friday after interviewing people… Continue reading

Spring sports preview: Wolves set to dominate once again on links

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair seeking Farm Family of the Year nominations

Organizers of the 2020 Clallam County Fair are seeking nominations for the 2020 Farm Family of the Year. The award honors a Clallam County Farm… Continue reading

Garden club gives boost to Sequim High FFA

Seeking to cultivate in youths more interest in farming, horticulture, plants, landscape design and conservation, the Sequim Prairie Garden Club recently donated $1,000 to the… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival Grand Marshal marks festival with mini parade

A pandemic has interrupted Washington state’s longest-running community festival, but that didn’t stop its Grand Marshal from a bit of tongue-in-cheek pageantry this past weekend.… Continue reading

Sequim High freshman shortstop Hannah Bates looks to make a play at a preseason practice in early March. Bates and the Wolves saw their 2020 spring season suspended before playing their first game in mi-March. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

School closure ends prep seasons

Careers wrap for high school seniors

Sequim High freshman shortstop Hannah Bates looks to make a play at a preseason practice in early March. Bates and the Wolves saw their 2020 spring season suspended before playing their first game in mi-March. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim High band, choir members picked for state contests

The Sequim High auditorium is quiet for now, but a host of local students have made some noise on a statewide level for their musical… Continue reading

Sequim School Board approves recommended staff cuts for 2020-2021 school year

Despite a somewhat more positive financial picture than in previous weeks, an expected decline in enrollment, and the unsure status of several funding sources for… Continue reading

Spring sports preview: Defending state champ SHS girls tennis team challenged by roster turnover

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Mike McFarlen, pictured here in the spring of 2014, returns to lead the Sequim High fastpitch program after a three-season absence. He led the Wolves from 2012-2016. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Spring sports preview: Experienced Sequim fastpitch squad seeks return to state

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Mike McFarlen, pictured here in the spring of 2014, returns to lead the Sequim High fastpitch program after a three-season absence. He led the Wolves from 2012-2016. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Spring sports preview: Sequim track & field squads look for repeat of ‘19 success

Editor’s note: After a handful of practices, Sequim High School’s spring sports seasons were cancelled before any officials games were played following statewide shutdown of… Continue reading

Peninsula golf courses once again open for play

Time to get back on the greens and fairways. Gov. Jay Inslee on April 27 announced that golf courses throughout the state are allowed to… Continue reading

Bike group cancels 2020 Tour de Lavender

The 2019 novel coronavirus has forced the cancellation of another civic celebration: the annual ride through Sequim’s heralded lavender fields. Organizers of the Tour de… Continue reading