Matthew Nash

“Girls on the Run” is available now at major online book dealers and through Alice McCracken’s publisher Out Skirts Press. Submitted photo

Sequim author puts ‘Girls on the Run’

Alice McCracken (Dorothy Rice Bennett)

  • Sep 21, 2016
“Girls on the Run” is available now at major online book dealers and through Alice McCracken’s publisher Out Skirts Press. Submitted photo

Girls Swimming: Wolves open season with big win

The Lady Wolves swim team opened its regular season on Sept. 15 with a big win in Kingston.

  • Sep 21, 2016
Sequim forward Jessica Dietzman takes the ball toward midfield on Sept. 13 against the Olympic Trojans. Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash

Girls soccer: First week takes Lady Wolves to .500

In their first week of regular season play, the Lady Wolves' soccer squad split the week with a close loss at home and a dominating road win.

  • Sep 21, 2016
Sequim forward Jessica Dietzman takes the ball toward midfield on Sept. 13 against the Olympic Trojans. Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash
Tess Teel and Jason Paul Popelka perform as BlyeSkyz on Tuesday in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Submitted photo

Music Live wih Lunch opens season with BlueSkyz

Sequim's popular Music Live with Lunch program returns to St. Luke's Epsicopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, with smooth jazz group BlueSkyz featuring Jason Popelka and Tess Teel.

  • Sep 19, 2016
Tess Teel and Jason Paul Popelka perform as BlyeSkyz on Tuesday in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Submitted photo
Joe Irvin

City Roundup: Sequim city councilors change mind, move forward with zoning changes

The Sequim City Council opted to go forward with changes to the Sequim Municipal Code more than a month after holding off on the same decision regarding zoning.

Joe Irvin
Caleb Anderson

Clallam leaders meet for economic summit

In an effort to bring local leaders together to brainstorm for a better community, the North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation & Development, a federally funded 501(c)3 nonprofit agency under the Economic Development Administration as part of the Department of Commerce, held an economic development summit on Sept. 12 in the Sequim Transit Center.

Caleb Anderson
The 12th annual Fun Walk benefiting the Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic saw 165 walkers and runners participate in either 1-mile or 5-mile walk or run on Sept. 10. See story

Free clinic walk surpasses $30K goal

Organizers of the 12th annual Fun Walk on Sept. 10 to benefit The Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic say it met and surpassed its $30,000 goal.

The 12th annual Fun Walk benefiting the Dungeness Valley Health and Wellness Clinic saw 165 walkers and runners participate in either 1-mile or 5-mile walk or run on Sept. 10. See story
Photo by Raquel Hermosillo

Tour de Lavender donates big to trails coalition

Tour de Lavender volunteers and lavender farmers recently donated $5,000 for the Olympic Discovery Trail through the Peninsula Trails Coalition. The event on Aug. 6 brought in more than 300 cyclists. Over the past four years the cycling event has donated more than $10,000 to the discovery trail. For more information on Tour de Lavender, visit www.tourdelavender.org.

Photo by Raquel Hermosillo
Daisy Ryan works the ball past defender Sarah Shea in a recent practice for the Lady Wolves soccer team. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Daisy Ryan works the ball past defender Sarah Shea in a recent practice for the Lady Wolves soccer team. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Elise Schmierer and Alisa Garrett swim together on what head coach Anita Benitez 
says is Social Kick on Fridays where girls 
swim together and talk at the end of practice. “One of the strengths we bring is camaraderie
Elise Schmierer and Alisa Garrett swim together on what head coach Anita Benitez 
says is Social Kick on Fridays where girls 
swim together and talk at the end of practice. “One of the strengths we bring is camaraderie
Organizer Pam Grandstrom plans to bring eight wineries featuring 27 wines including

Sunland hosts wine tasting Saturday

For the fifth time, members of Sunland Golf & Country Club plan to bring local vineyards' finest wines to you this weekend in one spot.

  • Sep 14, 2016
Organizer Pam Grandstrom plans to bring eight wineries featuring 27 wines including
Author Wake Maberry shares stories of childhood in Sequim and more in “Never Build a Campfire in a Haystack!” Art by Bron Smith

Sequim’s Wake Maberry talks family and fire in first book

"Never Build a Campfire in a Haystack!"

  • Sep 14, 2016
Author Wake Maberry shares stories of childhood in Sequim and more in “Never Build a Campfire in a Haystack!” Art by Bron Smith
Marley Erickson

Young trio from Port Townsend to debut at symphony’s fundraiser

On the menu: youthful energy, Bach and a brand-new "Dinner Suite." This is the Port Angeles Symphony's annual Concert & Cuisine, switched up this year with three prize-winning musicians: Marley, Adlai and Bina Erickson of Port Townsend. Reservations are open now for this symphony fundraiser set for Saturday, Sept. 17, at C'est si Bon, the French restaurant just east of Port Angeles.

  • Sep 14, 2016
Marley Erickson
Eula Cook stands outside her new home in Port Angeles’ Maloney Heights Subdivision. After almost nine years in Sequim

Sequim woman receives home assistance through Habitat for Humanity

Sequim's Eula Cook says she now has a place of her own to plant some roots.

Eula Cook stands outside her new home in Port Angeles’ Maloney Heights Subdivision. After almost nine years in Sequim
Christy and Willy Rookard have been home in Gardiner for a month now after an assault in Mexico left Willy with a collapsed lung and a brain injury. The couple continues to work on his speech and motor functions together. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Rookard family finds healing at home following June incident in Mexico

It's been one month since the Rookard family of Gardiner returned from San Diego when a celebratory time turned to disaster.

Christy and Willy Rookard have been home in Gardiner for a month now after an assault in Mexico left Willy with a collapsed lung and a brain injury. The couple continues to work on his speech and motor functions together. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
This moment captures Stolli shortly before she died on Aug. 31. Her owner Teresa Cassidy said she saw a tear come out of her dog’s eye and knew it was her time

A Discovery Trail dog to remember

One corner of Sequim is in mourning following the loss of a familiar face.

This moment captures Stolli shortly before she died on Aug. 31. Her owner Teresa Cassidy said she saw a tear come out of her dog’s eye and knew it was her time
Tom and Kyra (played by Ron Graham and Anna Andersen) reunite after three years apart as Tom seeks to bring her back into his life following the death of his wife in “Skylight.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Tom and Kyra (played by Ron Graham and Anna Andersen) reunite after three years apart as Tom seeks to bring her back into his life following the death of his wife in “Skylight.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
This year’s boys’ tennis team features 20 players
This year’s boys’ tennis team features 20 players

‘I Hate Hamlet’ starts PA Players’ season anew this month

The Port Angeles Community Players presents eight productions during its 2016-2017 season, which marks the 64th year.

  • Sep 7, 2016
Staff and volunteers with the Sequim Food Bank

Sequim’s Weekend Meal Program takes new route to nutrition

Going into the new school year, leaders with the Sequim Food Bank are eyeing a more nutritious effort for students in-need through the Weekend Meals for Students Program.

Staff and volunteers with the Sequim Food Bank