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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
Contributor Bob Lampert captured this images of fireworks over the Sequim-Dungeness valley last weekend. Fire district officials said most fires caused over the holiday weekend were not caused by fireworks.

Less pop on the Fourth of July

Fire officials report just two fireworks-related area incidents

Contributor Bob Lampert captured this images of fireworks over the Sequim-Dungeness valley last weekend. Fire district officials said most fires caused over the holiday weekend were not caused by fireworks.
A new task force addresses whether or not the community wants to expand the Sequim Library. They’ll also discuss design and budget with library leaders for any possible proposal.

Library leaders again consider expansion

Discussions for expanding the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., are going back out to the public.

A new task force addresses whether or not the community wants to expand the Sequim Library. They’ll also discuss design and budget with library leaders for any possible proposal.
Albert Einstein (Miles Carignan)

OTA paints a path of discovery

No lightbulbs are screwed in nor do chickens cross the road, but comedian, musician and writer Steve Martin brings together two of the 20th century’s greatest minds — Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein — for his “Picasso at the Lapin Agile.”

Albert Einstein (Miles Carignan)
Clallam County Sheriff's Office deputies

Deputies seize several animals from River Road home UPDATED

Following two separate visits over the past week, Clallam County Sheriff’s Office representatives seized most of the animals from a Sequim resident’s property for alleged neglect.

Clallam County Sheriff's Office deputies
Holes lined with grease in Sunshine Cafe’s grill hood led city officials to close down the restaurant’s grill due to safety concerns. Cafe owners didn’t want to serve only a portion of their menu and temporarily closed the restaurant on June 25 to make equipment changes.

Sunshine Cafe closed temporarily for repairs

City cools grill until fire systems and cooking area brought to code

Holes lined with grease in Sunshine Cafe’s grill hood led city officials to close down the restaurant’s grill due to safety concerns. Cafe owners didn’t want to serve only a portion of their menu and temporarily closed the restaurant on June 25 to make equipment changes.
Owners of Sunshine Cafe and their landlord seek to replace a costly hood system following updated fire regulations.

Fire code enforcement leads to costly repairs for Sequim restaurants

City officials say previous enforcement was often hit or miss

Owners of Sunshine Cafe and their landlord seek to replace a costly hood system following updated fire regulations.
Charlie Bush speaks with City Councilor Laura Dubois at a meet-and-greet among the Sequim city manager candidates on June 18. Bush was chosen on June 22 over five other finalists.

Sequim chooses new city manager

Issaquah development director Charlie Bush picked from field of six finalists

Charlie Bush speaks with City Councilor Laura Dubois at a meet-and-greet among the Sequim city manager candidates on June 18. Bush was chosen on June 22 over five other finalists.