Michael Dashiell

United Way establishes COVID-19 Response Fund

Leaders with the United Way of Clallam County announced the organization has established the Clallam COVID-19 Response Fund, to help minimize the financial impact of… Continue reading

First Clallam resident tests positive for coronavirus

County health officials: Case does not indicate community transmission

Coronavirus wreaking havoc with arts and entertainment schedules, events

A number of entertainment venues and groups had canceled meetings and events prior to Gov. Jay Inslee’s executive order to limit the size of large… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula YMCAs close

Following Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandate that all recreational facilities in the state of Washington close to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee closes all Washington K-12 schools for 6 weeks

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday the closure of all private and public K-12 schools, restrictions of state colleges and universities to online cases and prohibited… Continue reading

FarmStrong seeks bluegrass roots with fourth album

‘FarmStrong 4’ What: CD release party, concert celebrating FarmStrong’s fourth album When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 13 Where: Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.… Continue reading

Hope Glasser, left, is pictured playing against the White River Hornets in the West Central District 3 playoffs on Feb. 20. Glasser and teammate Jayla Julmist were named to the Olympic League All-League first team for their performances this winter. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Glasser, Julmist rep Wolves in All-League first team

Sequim well represented in Olympic League winter season honors

Hope Glasser, left, is pictured playing against the White River Hornets in the West Central District 3 playoffs on Feb. 20. Glasser and teammate Jayla Julmist were named to the Olympic League All-League first team for their performances this winter. Sequim Gazette file photo by Conor Dowley

Organizers cancel Soroptimist’s Gala Garden Show

The threat of spreading the coronavirus is shutting down a long-standing community gardening event. The Gala Garden Show, Soroptimist International of Sequim’s largest annual fundraiser,… Continue reading

PHOTO: Indivisible Sequim shows support for Healing Campus

Representatives from Voices for Health and Healing gather at the Sequim Civic Center on Monday, March 9, during a vigil in support of the Jamestown… Continue reading

Prep sports: Silva signs to compete for Olympic CC

Emily Silva’s races are far from over. The Sequim High senior in early January signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track… Continue reading

The combined Sequim-Port Angeles team takes a break from competition at the state 1A/2A/3A meet held in bellevue last week. Pictured are (back row, from left) head coach Jackie Mangano, assistant coach Rachel Sharp, Aiesha LaTourette, manager Mazie Tucker, volunteer coach Julie Haguewood and manager Mei Ying Harper-Smith, with (from left) Sequim’s Emma Sharp, Kori Miller, Lesae Pfeffer, Danica Pierson and Gracie Sharp. Submitted photo

Gymnastics: Pfeffer, Wolves compete at state

Senior Lesea Pfeffer capped her prep gymnastics career with a top-30 finish on the balance beam to lead a quintet of Wolves at the state… Continue reading

The combined Sequim-Port Angeles team takes a break from competition at the state 1A/2A/3A meet held in bellevue last week. Pictured are (back row, from left) head coach Jackie Mangano, assistant coach Rachel Sharp, Aiesha LaTourette, manager Mazie Tucker, volunteer coach Julie Haguewood and manager Mei Ying Harper-Smith, with (from left) Sequim’s Emma Sharp, Kori Miller, Lesae Pfeffer, Danica Pierson and Gracie Sharp. Submitted photo

Boys swimming: Needoba sets school mark in 200 at state meet

Sequim’s boys swim team’s 2019-2020 season ended at the first day of the 2A state swim meet last week in Federal Way — but only… Continue reading

Community forum launches school facility drive

Consider the conversation about addressing Sequim school facility needs started — or rather, resurrected. Sequim schools superintendent Rob Clark told a group of school staff… Continue reading

Above: Helen Haller teacher Teresa Thorson and student Camille Jefferson encourage people to take part in the Helen Haller Parent-Teacher Organization’s McTakeover fundraiser at the Sequim McDonald’s on Feb. 12. Shelley Jefferson, assistant principal at Helen Haller Elementary School, takes part in the Helen Haller Parent-Teacher Organization’s McTakeover.

Drive-thru fundraiser

Shelley Jefferson, assistant principal at Helen Haller Elementary School, takes part in the Helen Haller Parent-Teacher Organization’s McTakeover at the Sequim McDonald’s on Feb. 12.… Continue reading

Above: Helen Haller teacher Teresa Thorson and student Camille Jefferson encourage people to take part in the Helen Haller Parent-Teacher Organization’s McTakeover fundraiser at the Sequim McDonald’s on Feb. 12. Shelley Jefferson, assistant principal at Helen Haller Elementary School, takes part in the Helen Haller Parent-Teacher Organization’s McTakeover.

NavyBand Northwest, Sequim City Band joining forces for ‘Celebration’

‘Celebration’ What: Combined concert featuring Sequim City, Band, Navy Band Northwest When: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1 Where: Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center,… Continue reading

Time to go organic: COGS members say gardens are fertile ground for friendship, activity

Community Organic Gardens of Sequim What: Organic gardening plots near downtown Sequim Where: Fir Street Community Garden of Sequim, 525 N. Sequim Ave., and June… Continue reading

Kapetan selected Sequim chamber’s 2019 Citizen of the Year

A community volunteer lauded for among other things her work with Washington state’s longest running festival, Deon Kapetan is the Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen… Continue reading

Sequim chamber picks trio of finalists for 2019 Citizen of Year honor

A trio of local volunteers with a multitude of community projects, interests and endeavors are up for Sequim’s top civic honor this month. Robin Bookter,… Continue reading

Boys swimming: Wolves score two top-10 relays, place eighth at districts

Bolstered by a pair of top-10 relays and top-10 individual swims by Kaleb Needoba, Sequim’s Wolves placed eighth in the team standings in the 18-team… Continue reading

Final phase of Spruce Railroad Trail revamp set for early March

The final phase of multi-year collaborative project revamp and improve accessibility along the Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent is scheduled to begin in early… Continue reading