Michael Dashiell

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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

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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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Castell Insurance’s shred event raises $5.5K for back-to-school effort

A community fundraiser that helps local students get ready for the next school year while also helping l0cals safely dispose of paper documents saw another… Continue reading

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Fall sports preview: Balanced SHS volleyball squad set for season

Just a few months removed from a season that limited games and postseason on the high school level and wiped out middle school play, Sequim… Continue reading

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Free legal clinic includes information on Blake Decision

County Pro Bono Lawyers will present a virtual legal aid clinic, a free program offering legal advice for members of the public, from 10 a.m.-noon… Continue reading

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Prep Sports: The season 2020-2021 season that could have been

As the COVID pandemic emerged I found it difficult in the immediate to spend too much time wondering about the “what ifs” in prep sports.… Continue reading

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Fall sports preview: SHS football squad seeking versaility

With relatively low numbers and some expected returners moving out of the area, players on Sequim High’s 2021 football squad are going to have to… Continue reading

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Canvas collaborations: ARTjam, ARTfusion come together for Labor Day weekend shows

“Mary and I cannot be more different; that’s why this is interesting,” Lynne Armstrong says, considering the possibilities of the collaborative painting she and fellow… Continue reading

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Air Affaire, Fly-In wows ‘em again at one-day show

Neither COVID nor whims of weather was stopping this festival. Pilots, musicians, car show participants and attendees alike enjoyed blue skies and plenty of fun… Continue reading

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Drive-thru helps students for school return

As Sequim students gear up for another school year, dozens of volunteers and school staff helped hand out essential gear. As with last year’s event,… Continue reading

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Updated: Sequim council opts to interview five city manager finalists

Sequim city councilors last week narrowed their search for Sequim’s next city manager to five, a list that includes interim city manager Charisse Deschenes and… Continue reading

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OPHS’s Kitty City taking shape, color

Renovations are under way at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s new building just west of Carlsborg last week, as the nonprofit looks to expand services… Continue reading

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Pre-schoolyear cheer

“You’ve had a lot thrown at you,” Sequim school board president Brandino Gibson noted Monday morning, with hundreds of teachers and paraeducators from Sequim’s elementary,… Continue reading

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Sequim chamber elevates ‘essential workers’ with Citizen fo Year honor

When it came time to give kudos to the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s top citizen for 2020, a committee of previous winners were in… Continue reading

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2021 Election: Schmeck, Sheppard advance to general in school board race

Two candidates vying for an open Sequim School Board director seat this fall both want to keep Critical Race Theory from reaching Sequim students. Kristi… Continue reading

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Low flows lead to drought conditions on Dungeness River

Record-level heat in June and weeks without rainfall has once again led to low flows on the Dungeness River prompting a local water users association… Continue reading

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