Michael Dashiell

University of British Columbia student Deirdre Loughnan looks for branches from which to collect leaf samples at Sequim’s Pioneer Park on Aug. 22.

Seeing the forest for the trees

Canadian student’s Garry oak studies bring her to Sequim, the Pacific Northwest

University of British Columbia student Deirdre Loughnan looks for branches from which to collect leaf samples at Sequim’s Pioneer Park on Aug. 22.
Editor's Corner: The time I got lost in Boston ...

Editor’s Corner: The time I got lost in Boston …

When I began preparing this column, it started off as a wistful bit of prose ruminating about the passage of time, an elegy of sorts to mark the passing into a new stage of parenthood. And then it turned into a rage piece.

Editor's Corner: The time I got lost in Boston ...
A meeting of 44s: Sequim’s 230-pound linebacker Chris Whitaker

Football: Wolves lasso Cowboys in opener SLIDESHOW

Velarde, defense shines as Sequim romps 43-6 in non-league matchup

A meeting of 44s: Sequim’s 230-pound linebacker Chris Whitaker
Matthew Richards

Boys Tennis Preview: Wolves are looking to rebuild on courts

After a 6-6 mark in 2013, and an 11-2 record in 2014, Coach Justine Wagner expects to finish in the middle of the pack this year.

Matthew Richards
Sequim seniors (from left) C.J. Daniels

Cross Country Preview: Boys eyeing another shot at title, girls first state berth since 2008

Boys cross country looks at state title, girls first state berth since 2008

Sequim seniors (from left) C.J. Daniels
Wolves volleyball looks to make some ground this season after losing several key varsity players.

Volleyball Preview: Wolves face big challenges for league crown

Going into her 23rd year as Wolves head coach, Sequim’s Jennie Webber Heilman may be facing her toughest challenge yet.

Wolves volleyball looks to make some ground this season after losing several key varsity players.
Randy Dorn

State education leader makes Sequim stop

Randy Dorn, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, helped Sequim with its unofficial school kick-off on Aug. 26.

Randy Dorn
Dave Ditlefsen

Fall sports preview: Sequim High Football: Wolves: Comeback kids?

Senior-heavy Sequim looks for redemption, league crown

Dave Ditlefsen
Sophomores Eddie Benito

Fall sports preview: Men’s Soccer Pirates: First-year coach looks to put P.C. back on top

Rodriguez, recruits bolster Peninsula Pirates’ 2015 roster

Sophomores Eddie Benito
Peninsula College recruits include forward Brianna Jackson-Vallente who helped her Hawaii Preparatory Academy team win the state championship in 2014.

Fall sports preview: Women’s Soccer Pirates: New division, same goal

Nationally ranked Pirates embrace rare prospect of underdog role

Peninsula College recruits include forward Brianna Jackson-Vallente who helped her Hawaii Preparatory Academy team win the state championship in 2014.
SARC: Now what?

SARC: Now what?

Officials consider options, cut hours to keep facility open

SARC: Now what?
Dr. Ann Renker is the Sequim School District’s new Interim Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.

A ‘serendipitous’ route to Sequim

Officially, the title Dr. Ann Renker carries now is Interim Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning. Unofficially, her position could be better termed, “change agent.”

Dr. Ann Renker is the Sequim School District’s new Interim Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.
Sequim Gazette editor Michael Dashiell tries his hand at stand up paddling.

First Time for Everything: SUP, without making a splash

Whatever happens, I have a gut feeling I’m going to be drinking half of this body of water. But I don’t tell this to my guide — at least, not right away.

Sequim Gazette editor Michael Dashiell tries his hand at stand up paddling.
Sequim schools to seek $49.3 million bond in November

Sequim schools to seek $49.3 million bond in November

Board unanimous in putting measure on general election ballot

Sequim schools to seek $49.3 million bond in November
Peninsula soccer rivalry hits the pitch Sunday

Peninsula soccer rivalry hits the pitch Sunday

Sequim-Port Angeles matchup scheduled for Aug. 9 at Peninsula College

Peninsula soccer rivalry hits the pitch Sunday
Keepers at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville determined the moose calf born on July 17 is a girl and now they want help naming the adorable creature.

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk: Aug. 5, 2015

Editor Mike Dashiell weighs in about gas prices, Port Angeles, and more.

Keepers at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville determined the moose calf born on July 17 is a girl and now they want help naming the adorable creature.
Is he excited? You bet. Joe Jarzynka

Husky purple take to Sequim’s greens

Tuiasosopo’s team takes top honors at Sonny Sixkiller Celebrity Golf Classic

Is he excited? You bet. Joe Jarzynka
From left

Soroptimists, youths ‘AIM High’

In helping young girls reach for the stars, Sequim Soroptimists are hoping they’ll reach out to others. In this case, with dolls in hand.

From left
Erin Kanicky helps Wynter Miller clear the hurdles in a game at the Dungeness Bay Sea Hawkers event on Saturday.

Slideshow: Dungeness Bay Seahawkers host 12th Man Bash in Sequim

A throng of supporters helped one of the newest groups of Sea Hawkers — official Seattle Seahawks fan clubs — throw a 12th Man party Saturday.

Erin Kanicky helps Wynter Miller clear the hurdles in a game at the Dungeness Bay Sea Hawkers event on Saturday.
Attendees of the Sequim Tennis Academy gather for a group photo.

Youths make a racket … with rackets

Academy aims to give area’s intermediate players a jump on competition

Attendees of the Sequim Tennis Academy gather for a group photo.