Michael Dashiell

Under head coach Bill Shea (far right), the Sequim High School boys golf team celebrates defense of its title at the 51st annual Tim Higgins Memorial at Kitsap Golf and Country Club in Bremerton in 2017. Shea is stepping down from the coaching position this year after leading Sequim to four consecutive undefeated, Olympic League title-winning seasons. Pictured, from left, are assistant coach Sean O’Mera, Blake Wiker, Paul Jacobsen, Andrew Vanderberg, Josiah Carter and Shea. Submitted photo

Prep golf: SHS boys coach Shea steps down

Bill Shea, known for taking the Sequim High boys’ golf program to impressive heights during his 10-year tenure, is turning in his coaching scorecard. Shea… Continue reading

Under head coach Bill Shea (far right), the Sequim High School boys golf team celebrates defense of its title at the 51st annual Tim Higgins Memorial at Kitsap Golf and Country Club in Bremerton in 2017. Shea is stepping down from the coaching position this year after leading Sequim to four consecutive undefeated, Olympic League title-winning seasons. Pictured, from left, are assistant coach Sean O’Mera, Blake Wiker, Paul Jacobsen, Andrew Vanderberg, Josiah Carter and Shea. Submitted photo

Students, staff roll back to school in Sequim

School is now in full session across Sequim School District. Kindergarten classes began Sept. 9 between the elementary schools after upper grades started the week… Continue reading

Cross country: Wolves start season at Eagle Jamboree

Sequim runners got their first taste of the 2019 cross country season, and friendly rivalries were renewed. Junior Lauren Larson of Port Angeles took top… Continue reading

Editor’s Corner: Casey, former Gazette editor, leaves a legacy

The first time I met Jim Casey, we were angling for the same job. What an awkward introduction. I’d been at the Sequim Gazette for… Continue reading

Football: Sequim runs away with win at Forks

Playing through the rain in their first road game against a traditionally tough Forks team, Sequim’s Wolves overcame all of that — and some self-created… Continue reading

Girls swimming: SHS sweeps Trojans, Buccaneers to open season

Two meets, two wins for Sequim’s girls swimming squad under first year head coach Sarah Thorson. After edging Olympic to open the season on Sept.… Continue reading

SEF selects new executive director

“In a small community, it’s really easy to get involved.” A relative newcomer to the Olympic Peninsula, Merissa Koller Williams learned this aphorism years ago… Continue reading

State officals concerned about vape-related lung illnesses

State officials are monitoring an ongoing investigation headed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration, following an… Continue reading

Volleyball: Roughriders edge Sequim’s Wolves in 5 sets

A young, rebuilding Wolves nearly completed a comeback in their Olympic League opener last week but came up short against the Port Angeles Roughriders. Behind… Continue reading

‘Road Ahead’ looks to prepare ages for life’s challenges

In putting together “Road Ahead” events, organizer Mary Coupland wanted to steer a bit clear of the idea of a “senior” fair, but rather an… Continue reading

Annual ‘Reach and Row’ for Volunteer Hospice goes to two days

2019 Reach and Row for Hospice Hosted by Sequim Bay Yacht Club What: Sail regatta, row/paddle races When: Sept. 28-29 Where: Sequim Bay, John Wayne… Continue reading

Fall sports preview: New cross country coach leads Wolfpack squads into season

Fall sports preview: SHS cross country Head coach: Paul Brinkman (first season); Assistant: BJ Schade 2018 finish: Boys — 4-2 in Olympic League, sixth (No.… Continue reading

Fall sports preview: Strong turnout, hard work fueling SHS girls swim squad’s optimism

SHS girls swim 2019 season preview Head coach: Sarah Thorson (first season); Assistant: Cherise Seser 2018 record: 4-2-1, tied for third in Olympic League 2A… Continue reading

Fire district seeks renewal of EMS levy in November

With more than 80 percent of the district’s calls seeking help in medical emergencies, leaders with Clallam County Fire District 3 are looking for public… Continue reading

PHOTO: Wolves’ first spikes of the season

As teammate Kiana Robideau (31) looks on, Sequim freshman Kendall Hastings looks for a big hit as Port Townsend senior Tori Minnihan (24) vies for… Continue reading

Fall sports preview: With near-new roster, SHS volleyball leaning on young squad for growth, wins

Fall sports preview: Sequim High School volleyball Head coach: Jennie Webber Heilman (27th season); Assistants: Rachel Oden, Lillian Oden 2018 record: 9-3 in Olympic League… Continue reading

Sequim martial arts athletes help Team USA earn medals

Sequim’s Kathrin Sumpter and son Sam Manders, a Sequim High graduate now living in Kirkland, helped their Team USA squad earn 26 medals in various… Continue reading

Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s fresh-cut fundraiser

From left, Sequim Sunrise Rotarians Jack Tatom, Tom Schaafsma and Chris Coolures prep the next batch of firewood for the club’s fundraiser. The Rotary’s wood-cutting… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Kilmer talks jobs, training, healthcare at Sequim chamber meeting

While looking more toward solutions that spur economic growth than the partisan infighting in Washington D.C., U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer brought a sense of levity… Continue reading

Full circle: Thorson returns to lead Sequim High girls’ swim team

Sarah Thorson made an impact in both the pool and on the basketball court at Sequim High. Now the Sequim High grad and former prep… Continue reading