Matthew Nash

Sven Wiker works his way to pin Eugene Macero of North Mason.

Wrestling: Upperclassmen help Wolves battle Bulldogs

While the score may not show it in the recent 58-18 home loss to the North Mason Bulldogs on Dec. 16, some Sequim wrestlers continue to shine on the mats.

Sven Wiker works his way to pin Eugene Macero of North Mason.
Sequim City councilors agreed on Dec. 8 to lease two homes north of the new Civic Center to eliminate complaints about bad tenants while creating utility truck parking.

City looks to lease 2 sites next to new Civic Center

Staff: Solution ‘out of the box’ for neighborhood complaints

Sequim City councilors agreed on Dec. 8 to lease two homes north of the new Civic Center to eliminate complaints about bad tenants while creating utility truck parking.
Shalom and Faith Eaton

Fun, festive times with First Teacher

Families brought in the Christmas spirit Saturday morning with elves, trains and plenty of food at First Teacher’s Breakfast with Santa.

Shalom and Faith Eaton
Laura Yoshida of the Tri-Cities takes a break at the Lavender in the Park event in 2011. Farmers with the Sequim Lavender Farmers Association are disbanding the event in 2015 to focus on building up events at their individual farms.

Lavender Farmers group revamps programming

Major changes are in store for the Sequim Lavender Farmers Association in 2015.

Laura Yoshida of the Tri-Cities takes a break at the Lavender in the Park event in 2011. Farmers with the Sequim Lavender Farmers Association are disbanding the event in 2015 to focus on building up events at their individual farms.
Clallam PUD readies for increase in ultility rates

Clallam PUD readies for increase in ultility rates

A second 3.5 percent electricity bump in two years is proposed in the Clallam Public Utility District’s 2015 budget along with other increases for sewer and wastewater users.

Clallam PUD readies for increase in ultility rates
Elise Beuke grabs one of her 12 offensive rebounds on Dec. 5. She and Kylee Williams had 15 boards each.

Girls basketball: Wolves dominate glass, top Eagles

Elise Beuke and Kylee Williams helped Sequim avoid an 0-2 start for the season by overpowering the boards last Friday night against the visiting Klahowya Eagles.

Elise Beuke grabs one of her 12 offensive rebounds on Dec. 5. She and Kylee Williams had 15 boards each.

Court backs Sequim’s collective bargaining policies

Two propositions to change the City of Sequim’s collective bargaining policies were denied again last week in Clallam County Superior Court.

Clallam County Fire District 3 chiefs wave to the crowd at Clallam County Fire District 3’s centennial celebration parade in August. They are

Vogel, Sequim fire chief, set to retire in August ’15

Pioneering career spans 34 years; Andrews, Hudson up for position

Clallam County Fire District 3 chiefs wave to the crowd at Clallam County Fire District 3’s centennial celebration parade in August. They are
Christian Goodrich swims hard to a 29.98 finish in the 50 freestyle.

Boys swim/dive: Sequim’s Prosser on par with state marks

SARC hosted possibly one of its smallest high school swim meets ever on Thursday, Dec. 4.

Christian Goodrich swims hard to a 29.98 finish in the 50 freestyle.
Jim Adams

Cracks keep Sequim High tennis courts closed

Recent efforts to repair two tennis courts at Sequim High School might not be enough to reopen them for play this spring due to unsafe conditions.

Jim Adams
Freshman Anna White dives at a swim meet earlier this year in SARC. She took up swimming a little over a month after her brother CJ drowned in Lake Cushman in July. Their mom

Braving the waters

Sequim High diver conquers fears while honoring her brother

Freshman Anna White dives at a swim meet earlier this year in SARC. She took up swimming a little over a month after her brother CJ drowned in Lake Cushman in July. Their mom
Shaun Jones takes down Sven Wiker during the first week of practice for the Wolves wrestling team. Coaches anticipate the team will return to winning after two winless dual-meet seasons.

Winter sports preview: Sequim wrestlers looks to pin down wins

The face of Sequim wrestling is changing. Following two winless team duel-meet seasons, the Wolves look to power their way back up the Olympic League and state rankings with 39 athletes.

Shaun Jones takes down Sven Wiker during the first week of practice for the Wolves wrestling team. Coaches anticipate the team will return to winning after two winless dual-meet seasons.
For the eighth year

Tradition of the Christmas spirit

As the celebration of Christmas seems to come closer and closer to some each year, members of the Sequim Community Christmas Chorus have no qualms talking Christmas each September.

For the eighth year
The Gate Keeper’s Castle in Bandy’s Troll Haven remains the most recognizable part of the 150-plus acres. It’s part of a package being sold by the Bandy family for almost $14 million.

Troll Haven, at a discount

Owners drop price as attraction is rebranded for new buyers

The Gate Keeper’s Castle in Bandy’s Troll Haven remains the most recognizable part of the 150-plus acres. It’s part of a package being sold by the Bandy family for almost $14 million.
Sequim students with the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center stay busy five days a week in the Guy Cole Mini-convention Center demoing and remodeling space. Students include

Convention Center under construction

More than a month in and Sequim students with the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center continue to work on Phase 1 of remodeling the Guy Cole Mini-convention Center.

Sequim students with the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center stay busy five days a week in the Guy Cole Mini-convention Center demoing and remodeling space. Students include
Peninsula College English Professor Jim Fisher is honored in a private memorial on Saturday

A writer to the end

Even in the end, Jim Fisher was writing. It was two days before his death that he submitted his last work “The Final Poem” for print, said Ruth Marcus, his friend and publishing partner.

Peninsula College English Professor Jim Fisher is honored in a private memorial on Saturday
Sanford Feibus

CPR helps save Sequim singer

Feibus rejoins group following heart attack at rehearsal one year later

Sanford Feibus
Sequim’s state swimmers this year

Girls swim/dive: 2A state meet: Sequim swims to best showing since 2007

Coach hopes to build on successes in 2015 season next fall

Sequim’s state swimmers this year
Businesses like Brian’s Sporting Goods & More sell firearms but are mostly unaffected by I-594’s passage. Store owner Brian Menkal already has offered transfer services for gun sellers and buyers but now private and Internet sales will need to go through a licensed business like his for background checks.

Law enforcement talks next steps for I-594

Sheriff’s Office asks residents to wait as new gun law forms

Businesses like Brian’s Sporting Goods & More sell firearms but are mostly unaffected by I-594’s passage. Store owner Brian Menkal already has offered transfer services for gun sellers and buyers but now private and Internet sales will need to go through a licensed business like his for background checks.
Toy and Tim Bullion of Sequim cut lavender at Olympic Lavender Farm during the Sequim Lavender Farm Tour & Fair in July. The farm and event are part of the all-encompassing Sequim Lavender Weekend that includes the Sequim Lavender Festival

The lavender impact

Sequim’s coveted crop pushes July taxes past Christmas sales

Toy and Tim Bullion of Sequim cut lavender at Olympic Lavender Farm during the Sequim Lavender Farm Tour & Fair in July. The farm and event are part of the all-encompassing Sequim Lavender Weekend that includes the Sequim Lavender Festival