Michael Dashiell

Editor’s Corner: Taking on college tuition

My thoughts turn to those Sequim students earning their diplomas in coming days and weeks, whether it be here in Sequim or Peninsula College in Port Angeles or at some other institution of higher knowledge across the country.

Alexander Bratsman

Sequim’s future engineers go ‘Exploring’ SLIDESHOW

Sequim Education Foundation’s Exploring Engineering Day at Helen Haller Elementary School on June 7 saw more than 200 youths participate in problem-solving workshops with an engineering focus. The activities were from the PBS show, “Design Squad Nation.”

Alexander Bratsman
Sequim School District administrator Randy Hill and daughter JoNell thank representatives of Sequim High School’s Winter Wishes group — from left

Stars and stripes for Sequim

Sequim School District administrator Randy Hill and daughter JoNell thanked representatives of Sequim High School’s Winter Wishes group — Mikayla Simonson, Vianey Cadenas and Lisa Radford — as he presentsed them with a treasured item: an American flag from his son on June 2.

Sequim School District administrator Randy Hill and daughter JoNell thank representatives of Sequim High School’s Winter Wishes group — from left
Sequim High School junior Alex Barry rears back and throws at the state 2A track and field meet May 30 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Barry took third in the event.

Track & Field: Barry takes third in javelin at state

On the cusp — that’s where Sequim’s track and field squad seems to be after a solid finish to the 2014 season.

Sequim High School junior Alex Barry rears back and throws at the state 2A track and field meet May 30 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. Barry took third in the event.

Sequim schools eye bond vote for 2015

In the days and weeks following sound defeat of a $154 million capital construction bond that would have built a new elementary school and a massive remodel of Sequim’s lone high school, community members have had the ear of Sequim schools superintendent Kelly Shea.

Dr. Andrew Pocock

Verbatim: Andrew Pocock

Dr. Andrew Pocock is Sequim’s new dentist, after purchasing Dr. Anthony Brock’s dental office in Sequim. His first day of doing business in Sequim as “Advanta Dental” was April 20.

Dr. Andrew Pocock

Track & Field: Wolves taking 26 to districts

Barry, Cibene and Daniels lead Sequim boys, 4x400 crew leads SHS girls

Baseball: No extra innings for Wolves

In the end, it was a familiar foe that ended Sequim’s season. Needing just one more victory for their first state appearance since 2009, Sequim’s Wolves (13-8) ultimately fell just short in their bid Saturday for the West Central District’s fifth and final seed to the state 2A tourney.

Sequim’s Thomas Winfield races toward Sumner’s goal as defender Owen Leenstra gives chase in the first half of the West Central District game on May 17. Winfield scored a first half goal to put Sequim up 1-0 by halftime

Boys Soccer: Sumner ends Sequim’s run

Spartans score 3 second-half goals to oust No. 4 seed

Sequim’s Thomas Winfield races toward Sumner’s goal as defender Owen Leenstra gives chase in the first half of the West Central District game on May 17. Winfield scored a first half goal to put Sequim up 1-0 by halftime
Enjoying the “Go Gator” roller coaster ride at the carnival on Fir Street fields Saturday are Malena Marquez

2014 Sequim Irrigation Festival carnival SLIDESHOW

Sights from the 2014 Sequim Irrigation Festival carnival on May 10.

Enjoying the “Go Gator” roller coaster ride at the carnival on Fir Street fields Saturday are Malena Marquez
Sequim's Tyler Ebert

Boys soccer: Wolves top Vikings, to play for No. 1 seed

After dropping a 3-1 decision at North Kitsap on May 7, the final day of the regular season, Sequim exacted some revenge with a 2-1 win against the Vikings on the same field in the Olympic League's seeding tournament semifinal Monday.

Sequim's Tyler Ebert

Washington state loses school waiver

In the end, the subtle difference between the words “may” and “shall” could cost school districts across Washington millions of dollars.

Sequim High School and Port Angeles High School fastpitch players join community members at the SHS softball field on April 28.

Pink Power! Community collaborates to raise cancer awareness

Members of the Sequim and Port Angeles High School fastpitch teams joined community members for a “Pink Up” photo Monday evening in Sequim to help promote cancer awareness.

Sequim High School and Port Angeles High School fastpitch players join community members at the SHS softball field on April 28.
Admittedly not a “cat person

Humane Society fundraiser goes to the dogs … and cats

‘Meowgaritas and Mutts’ event furthers efforts for new animal shelter

Admittedly not a “cat person
Sequim shortstop Dylan Lott whips a throw across the diamond for an out as the Wolves take on Fife on April 17.

Baseball: Sequim beats Bucs, falls to Fife

The visiting Sequim Wolves took any mystery out of their Olympic League game at Kingston early.

Sequim shortstop Dylan Lott whips a throw across the diamond for an out as the Wolves take on Fife on April 17.

Editor’s Corner: Angels in the outfield? Sort of

If, like me, you’re a Seattle Mariners fan, you’re probably looking for a bit of good news right now. After watching the hapless and (nearly) hitless Seattle nine skunk their way to a seven-game losing streak recently, I’m about to give up … so I can’t be the bearer of any good report.

Newest Sequim scam: Stealing from the deceased

Defrauders also targeting victims with PUD telephone scams, IRS claims

Editor’s Corner: Odds and ends from the editor’s desk

It’s a little late in coming, but kudos go to Attorney General Bob Ferguson, whose bill to strengthen Washington state’s open government laws by requiring training for public officials was signed into law on March 27 by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Prep sports: Fastpitch wins, baseball falls in Belfair

Sequim High senior Sarah Hutchison set a new meet record in the pole vault (10 feet) and teammate Josh Cibene took first in the same event on the boys' side as 36 SHS athletes — 20 girls and 16 boys — competed at Poulsbo's Lil' Norway Invitational on April 12.

Sequim's Thomas Winfield beats North Kitsap defenders to the ball in the Wolves' 3-1 win on Saturday. Winfield had a goal and an assist.

Boys soccer: Wolves topple league-leading Vikings SLIDESHOW

Despite the lead, Sequim coach Dave Brasher said, nothing was safe about Sequim's 2-0 advantage late in Saturday's key Olympic League matchup with North Kitsap.

Sequim's Thomas Winfield beats North Kitsap defenders to the ball in the Wolves' 3-1 win on Saturday. Winfield had a goal and an assist.