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Isobel Johnston, 92, bought this agave as a small plant from a garage sale 20-plus years ago and now it’s something people stop to take a photo of in her front yard. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim succulent grows from garage sale into sight-to-see

Johnston said agave bought for one dollar 20-plus years ago

Isobel Johnston, 92, bought this agave as a small plant from a garage sale 20-plus years ago and now it’s something people stop to take a photo of in her front yard. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Clear Image changes owners

Clear Image changes owners

Stamoolis family looks to grow business, roots

Clear Image changes owners
Colonial Festival continues in adapted fashion

Colonial Festival continues in adapted fashion

Organizers hope to fully come back in 2021

Colonial Festival continues in adapted fashion
Fair trade fashion show finds roots in Dungeness

Fair trade fashion show finds roots in Dungeness

Debut set for Sept. 4 at Impact Fashion online

Fair trade fashion show finds roots in Dungeness
Sequim staff prepare options for workforce housing development

Sequim staff prepare options for workforce housing development

Planning director anticipates proposals in coming months

Sequim staff prepare options for workforce housing development
Sequim city councilors agreed in late July to extend a moratorium for six months on manufactured home developments so city staff and the planning commission could better analyze the Sequim Municipal Code’s language on private streets. Discussions about private streets in manufactured home developments came up late last year during the binding site plan application for Lavender Meadows, a 217-site manufactured home park at the intersection of North Sequim Avenue and Port Williams Road. It was approved earlier this year. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

City extends moratorium on manufactured homes

Two temporary positions added for increased services need

Sequim city councilors agreed in late July to extend a moratorium for six months on manufactured home developments so city staff and the planning commission could better analyze the Sequim Municipal Code’s language on private streets. Discussions about private streets in manufactured home developments came up late last year during the binding site plan application for Lavender Meadows, a 217-site manufactured home park at the intersection of North Sequim Avenue and Port Williams Road. It was approved earlier this year. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Dr. Allison Unthank was appointed as Clallam County’s public health officer in September 2018. Submitted photo

Clallam’s health officer faces pandemic with empathy, facts

Since she was 11, Dr. Allison Berry Unthank knew she was meant to help people. Building an empathy for people in childhood and helping care… Continue reading

Dr. Allison Unthank was appointed as Clallam County’s public health officer in September 2018. Submitted photo
Employees at Sequim Costco helped save a woman with a defibrillator on Aug. 1 after she fainted outside the business. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Costco employees save woman with defibrillator

Fire District commends live-saving efforts

Employees at Sequim Costco helped save a woman with a defibrillator on Aug. 1 after she fainted outside the business. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim’s fire inspections on hold for existing businesses

Agencies hope for new fire inspector agreement but no talks set

Photo courtesy of Lisa Preston

A love for Sequim in the water

Sequim residents Lisa Preston and Becky Godby went to great lengths in a rowboat to show their hometown pride on July 10 by spelling “Sequim”… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Lisa Preston
Brokers seeing summer uptick in Sequim’s real estate

Brokers seeing summer uptick in Sequim’s real estate

Sequim’s real estate market has trended back to its norm in recent months: high demand with low inventory. Earlier this year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic… Continue reading

Brokers seeing summer uptick in Sequim’s real estate

Downtown Shell station offers free masks, face shields, gloves

Sequim Shell Station, formerly Kettel’s 76 Car Wash and Deli, at 194 W. Washington St., offers free face masks, face shields and/or gloves for senior… Continue reading

John Johnson’s T-6 airplane is loaded on July 25 aboard the USS Essex for its journey to Pearl Harbor for the 75th commemoration of the end of War War II in the Pacific Ocean in late August. Photo courtesy of Dave Richardson

Local pilots quarantine for journey to WWII anniversary event

Historic plane boards USS Essex in San Diego

John Johnson’s T-6 airplane is loaded on July 25 aboard the USS Essex for its journey to Pearl Harbor for the 75th commemoration of the end of War War II in the Pacific Ocean in late August. Photo courtesy of Dave Richardson
Fireworks could be coming next Independence Day in Sequim depending on proposals tentatively coming to Sequim city councilors. Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2019. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Fireworks possible for Sequim’s Fourth in 2021

Councilors agree to keep drone show with Sunshine Festival

Fireworks could be coming next Independence Day in Sequim depending on proposals tentatively coming to Sequim city councilors. Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2019. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Judge dismisses restraining order case against MAT clinic

Tribe’s own appeal could hold up potential construction

Lavender farmers say weekend was smaller but steady

Lavender farmers say weekend was smaller but steady

Many farms to remain open for summer with restrictions in place

Lavender farmers say weekend was smaller but steady
Kirk Nelson, construction manager for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, breaks ground for a virtual meeting to celebrate the beginning of the Dungeness River Audubon Center expansion. Photo by Silas Crews, Story Crane Productions

River Center expansion to begin this summer

Virtual groundbreaking held via partners

Kirk Nelson, construction manager for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, breaks ground for a virtual meeting to celebrate the beginning of the Dungeness River Audubon Center expansion. Photo by Silas Crews, Story Crane Productions
Sue Nylander draws Jess Ruby of Sequim as the winner of the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club’s annual quilt raffle, as Sharon Clayton, club president, on left, and Barbara Davis hold the quilt outside the Sequim Masonic Lodge on July 19. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sunbonnet Sues raffle quilt to keep tradition going

Sequim woman wins annual prize

Sue Nylander draws Jess Ruby of Sequim as the winner of the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club’s annual quilt raffle, as Sharon Clayton, club president, on left, and Barbara Davis hold the quilt outside the Sequim Masonic Lodge on July 19. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Shari Roland of Tacoma looks at some soaps during a visit to Lavender Connection’s gift shop. Lavender farms must require visitors and staff to wear masks inside buildings and recommend them in lavender fields, Clallam County health officials say. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

A Lavender Weekend like none before

Farms host visitors with state restrictions in place

Shari Roland of Tacoma looks at some soaps during a visit to Lavender Connection’s gift shop. Lavender farms must require visitors and staff to wear masks inside buildings and recommend them in lavender fields, Clallam County health officials say. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Joshua Chrisman, pictured with his girlfriend Ana Hail, finished medical school in May and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology this month. Photo courtesy of Al Chrisman

Chrisman finishes medical school, begins residency

Joshua Chrisman, a 2002 Sequim High School graduate, recently finished medical school at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas in Austin. Chrisman, 36,… Continue reading

Joshua Chrisman, pictured with his girlfriend Ana Hail, finished medical school in May and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology this month. Photo courtesy of Al Chrisman