Michael Dashiell

It floats! Drew Wallen

Changes abound for Sequim Education Foundation

Group keeping mission of opening opportunities for Sequim students

It floats! Drew Wallen

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk March 4, 2015

Sequim schools, you are not alone. On Feb. 10, 16 of 27 school construction bond proposals across Washington met the “super majority” benchmark of 60 percent.

Alex Barry is the top pick for the Olympic League’s MVP.

Boys Basketball: Barry picked as Olympic League’s MVP

Barry picked as Olympic League’s top player; Glasser earns share of coach’s award

Alex Barry is the top pick for the Olympic League’s MVP.
Jim Kloetzel brings his personal and professional expertise to the Strait Stamp Society on March 5.

Stamp society welcomes eminent publications editor

Jim Kloetzel is, understandably, a stamp collector. Editor of the Scott catalogs — home of the dominant stamp numbering system in the world, for the better part of eight years — Kloetzel has collected volumes upon volumes over the years.

Jim Kloetzel brings his personal and professional expertise to the Strait Stamp Society on March 5.
Jackson Oliver

Boys basketball: Wolves upend Renton, stay alive at districts

Oliver scores 20, Barry 18 and Willis 17 in key consolation quarterfinal victory

Jackson Oliver
Michael Dashiell

Odds, ends from the editor’s desk

It’s been a full week since our Feb. 10 special election and I think for folks who were supporting either the Sequim School District’s construction bond or the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center’s levy (or both), the defeats are starting to set in.

Michael Dashiell
Sequim’s Alex Barry

Boys Basketball: Reaching new heights

SHS senior Alex Barry helping lead Wolves into district playoffs

Sequim’s Alex Barry
Sequim's Dusty Bates looks to block a shot by North Kitsap's Brooks Ellingsen as Sequim teammates Alex Rutherford (11) and Josh McConnaughey (31) look on. Sequim beat North Kitsap 69-62 on Feb. 3.

Boys basketball: Wolves knock off league-leading Vikings

In a showdown between two of the Olympic League's top teams, North Kitsap's Vikings had the early answers. Sequim's Wolves, however, had the last laugh.

Sequim's Dusty Bates looks to block a shot by North Kitsap's Brooks Ellingsen as Sequim teammates Alex Rutherford (11) and Josh McConnaughey (31) look on. Sequim beat North Kitsap 69-62 on Feb. 3.
Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park watch the Dungeness River roil beneath the bridge. Park officials closed the east portion of the bridge after they noticed two pilings are loose underneath.

Roaring Dungeness River loosens pilings, closes bridge SLIDESHOW

Two pilings underneath the bridge at Railroad Bridge Park have come loose and park officials have closed a portion of the bridge until repairs are made.

Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park watch the Dungeness River roil beneath the bridge. Park officials closed the east portion of the bridge after they noticed two pilings are loose underneath.
Sequim veterans Jerry Rettela

Serving, with honors

Sequim vets earn national Aide-De-Camp designations

Sequim veterans Jerry Rettela
SARC, OMC strike up partnership

SARC, OMC strike up partnership

Project is a community-based cardiac, pulmonary rehab program

SARC, OMC strike up partnership
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Sharing the tumbling mat

Sequim High gymnast duo joins Port Angeles crew for ’14-’15 season

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Sequim’s Payton Glasser looks to score as he shoots over Port Angeles defenders Grayson Peet (4)

Boys Basketball: Wolves rise up over Riders

Barry nets 18 as Sequim finishes season sweep of Port Angeles

Sequim’s Payton Glasser looks to score as he shoots over Port Angeles defenders Grayson Peet (4)
With four Kingston defenders closing in

Boys basketball: Sequim KO’s Kingston

One bad quarter nearly did in Sequim's chances to survive a home upset.

With four Kingston defenders closing in

Boys Basketball: Wolves get defensive versus Knights

Barry nets 27 as Sequim comes back for key road victory at Bremerton

Sequim cross country head coach Harold Huff was named this year’s class 2A boys Coach of the Year by the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association.

Wolfpack leader gets state honor

Huff named state’s class 2A Coach of Year for cross country

Sequim cross country head coach Harold Huff was named this year’s class 2A boys Coach of the Year by the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association.
Sequim’s Wendall Lorenzen swims the butterfly leg of the 200 individual medley as his Wolves take on North Kitsap last week.

NK’s Vikings victorious in Sequim pool

Despite a disparity in the number of athletes, Sequim’s swimming and diving squad saw some improvement in a 124-49 loss to North Kitsap on Jan. 7.

Sequim’s Wendall Lorenzen swims the butterfly leg of the 200 individual medley as his Wolves take on North Kitsap last week.
If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part II

If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part II

After being nearly lulled unconscious by my 20th college football bowl game, I’m beginning to think this was a bad idea …

If I could change the sports world (seriously), Part II
Resurrection of the Elwha, on film

Resurrection of the Elwha, on film

Four-plus-year effort has ‘Return of the ‘River’ gaining the spotlight

Resurrection of the Elwha, on film

Odds and ends and a year to remember

I don’t know about you, dear Gazette reader, but I’m not sure I’m ready for 2015. I’m still winded from a whirlwind 2014.