Matthew Nash

Robin Hall

Hall, longtime operetta director, hospitalized

Robin Hall, 51, known for her work directing the Sequim High operetta and other plays, is recovering in Bremerton following bypass surgery.

Robin Hall
Lisa Hopper

Horse rescued from creek in Dungeness UPDATED

The community came together to rescue a horse on Thursday morning.

Lisa Hopper
City mulls banning fireworks in extreme fire situations

City mulls banning fireworks in extreme fire situations

New verbiage in the Sequim Municipal Code provides the City of Sequim’s Fire Marshal Ann Hall more legal backing if she were to ban fireworks during the Fourth of July in a time of extreme fire danger.

City mulls banning fireworks in extreme fire situations
SHS’s 1923 basketball team

Celebrating a centennial of Sequim grads

It’s time for Sequim to celebrate graduation again. A little over 100 years ago, Sequim High sent off its first four graduates Leonard Fernie, Helen Knoph, Goodwin O’Brien and Neva Peterson. Since then the high school has hosted at least 8,500 Sequimites who donned caps and gowns for graduation night.

SHS’s 1923 basketball team
Elise Beuke of Sequim took seventh with double scull partner Isabella Strickler (Grosse Pointe

Beuke rows to seventh-place world finish

Weather, illness affect outcome at international competition

Elise Beuke of Sequim took seventh with double scull partner Isabella Strickler (Grosse Pointe
Beverly and John Majors work on the centennial exhibit for the Sequim Masonic Lodge No. 213 inside the Sequim Museum & Arts Center. It debuts Friday

Freemasonry: 100 years shaping Sequim

Sequim Lodge celebrates centennial with book, Aug. 7 exhibit at museum

Beverly and John Majors work on the centennial exhibit for the Sequim Masonic Lodge No. 213 inside the Sequim Museum & Arts Center. It debuts Friday
Richard Tarbuck looks over a display he made a few years ago centered on stamps from around the world featuring Antarctica. His display features more than 15 countries’ stamps.

One hobby keeps on licking

Strait Stamp Show on Aug. 8 to honor Freemason group

Richard Tarbuck looks over a display he made a few years ago centered on stamps from around the world featuring Antarctica. His display features more than 15 countries’ stamps.
Soccer players and visitors of the Water Reuse Demonstration Site may have to park on the grass if the parking lot is full. Proposed parking additions west of the Albert Haller Playfields were denied because Sequim Family Advocates does not have funding for brick pavers compliant with city code.

Plans to further playfields parking in limbo

City’s requests too costly for nonprofit groups, leaders say

Soccer players and visitors of the Water Reuse Demonstration Site may have to park on the grass if the parking lot is full. Proposed parking additions west of the Albert Haller Playfields were denied because Sequim Family Advocates does not have funding for brick pavers compliant with city code.
In her first book

Eureka! Sequim author pens her first novel

‘North Coast’ shares positive tale of 2 women together, says author

In her first book
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” starting on Friday

L-A-U-G-H with ‘Spelling Bee’

New production company runs musical as flagship show

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” starting on Friday
Elise Beuke will compete in the double sculls with Bella Strickler of Detroit in the world championships on Aug. 5-9 in Brazil.

Sequim rower set for world championships

Elise Beuke made the U.S. Junior Championship team and will compete Aug. 5-9 in the World Rowing Junior Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Elise Beuke will compete in the double sculls with Bella Strickler of Detroit in the world championships on Aug. 5-9 in Brazil.
Cameron Farm Drive sits in within the Sequim city limits now after city councilors approved its annexation on July 13.

City of Sequim annexes nearly 15 acres

Councilors, residents debate esthetics, legality of properties

Cameron Farm Drive sits in within the Sequim city limits now after city councilors approved its annexation on July 13.
Fourteen-month-old India Gaskin of Mountlake Terrace stands for a photo with her mom Julie while dad James takes photos at Jardin du Soleil Lavender Farm. The couple said they visited Sequim late on Saturday and decided to come back on Sunday. “We ran out of time but we're glad we came back

Purple powers through the heat during Sequim Lavender Weekend SLIDESHOW

The beating sun didn’t seem to deter the masses for too much of Sequim Lavender Weekend on July 17-19.

Fourteen-month-old India Gaskin of Mountlake Terrace stands for a photo with her mom Julie while dad James takes photos at Jardin du Soleil Lavender Farm. The couple said they visited Sequim late on Saturday and decided to come back on Sunday. “We ran out of time but we're glad we came back
Driver Dillon Brown-Cummings and navigator Teri Cummings of Sequim’s own TNT Racing get off to a good start in the Super Modified class at an American Sprint Boat Racing series competition in 2013.

Sprint boats race back to P.A.

Extreme Sports Park hosts races July 25 and Aug. 22 in Port Angeles

Driver Dillon Brown-Cummings and navigator Teri Cummings of Sequim’s own TNT Racing get off to a good start in the Super Modified class at an American Sprint Boat Racing series competition in 2013.
Jared Williams and Jonathon Promer

Rock band shut down via noise ordinance

Meter for gauging decibel levels used for first time by city officials following a noise complaint

Jared Williams and Jonathon Promer
Jonathan Flores bundles lavender on July 13 at Graysmarsh Farm for visitors at Sequim Lavender Weekend.

Bloom time: The Gazette’s guide to Sequim Lavender Weekend

Farmers harvest some lavender early, but say plenty left in fields for annual event

Jonathan Flores bundles lavender on July 13 at Graysmarsh Farm for visitors at Sequim Lavender Weekend.
Peggy St. George hosts a booth as the 14th featured quilter at the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club’s annual quilt show

Quilters turn to ‘Hearts, Friends and Flowers’ for annual show

Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club runs July 17-19 in Sequim Middle School

Peggy St. George hosts a booth as the 14th featured quilter at the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club’s annual quilt show
Li Xin stands with his piece “The Dance.” He is the first international member to join the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors and present a piece at their show. Xin said he finds the process relaxing and stimulating at the same time.

Driftwood’s international appeal grows

Seventh lavender show features 150-plus driftwood pieces

Li Xin stands with his piece “The Dance.” He is the first international member to join the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors and present a piece at their show. Xin said he finds the process relaxing and stimulating at the same time.
Joseph

Another go for ‘Joseph’

‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’ plays the stage July 10-25

Joseph
A Clallam County woman is said to be the first to die from the measles in the U.S. since 2003

Measles led to death of Clallam County woman

A Clallam County woman's death in the spring is first confirmed measles death in U.S. since 2003.

A Clallam County woman is said to be the first to die from the measles in the U.S. since 2003