Matthew Nash

Marty and Char Martin bought  Sequim Spice and Tea

Random Questions with Marty and Char Martin

Marty and Char Martin bought Sequim Spice and Tea, 121 W. Washington St., in April of last year before moving it a little over a week ago into the former space of Pacific Mist Books to accommodate a growing need.

Marty and Char Martin bought  Sequim Spice and Tea
Deon Kapetan

Sending their support to Oso

Months after tragedy struck the Oso community with the devastating mudslide on March 22, a few locals have found a way to help residents affected by the disaster.

Deon Kapetan
“Our Awesome Journey” by Albert and Aimee Anderson

Author pens ‘Awesome Journey’

Wife finishes husband’s memoirs as new book recounts murder trial, years working as pastor

“Our Awesome Journey” by Albert and Aimee Anderson

City council votes down financial support for downtown events

After lobbying by local businesses for a $5,000 proposal to promote and develop downtown events more, a majority of city councilors shot down the idea Monday night with some contention.

Tatiana Golembowski

The great purple pick is on: Lavender Weekend runs Friday-Sunday

Whether you are busy picking out your perfect purple outfit or planning to sip lemonade in the shade, Sequim Lavender Weekend is bringing the masses to town.

Tatiana Golembowski
Reed Nash

First time for Everything: A lavender picking we will go

Wearing the only purple item I own and plenty of sunscreen, I fully embraced the culture of Sequim lavender for the first time this past weekend.

Reed Nash
Coleen Dennis finishes up a driftwood necklace prior to the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors sixth annual lavender show. She said making driftwood art is like an opening a present because you don’t know what’s underneath the bark.

The art of finding, crafting driftwood

Olympic Driftwood Sculptors look to double attendance at lavender show

Coleen Dennis finishes up a driftwood necklace prior to the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors sixth annual lavender show. She said making driftwood art is like an opening a present because you don’t know what’s underneath the bark.
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A local history, through needleturn

Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club pieces together success and friendship

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After learning the Sequim Arts Studio Tour was cancelled for this summer

Sequim Arts Studio Tour taking a hiatus

After seven years and its biggest showing for participating artists, the Sequim Arts Studio Tour is taking a summer off, maybe longer.

After learning the Sequim Arts Studio Tour was cancelled for this summer
Paula Barnes

Random Questions: Paula Barnes

This week saw the retirement of Paula Barnes, the North Olympic Library System’s executive director for the past seven years. She wrapped up a 45-year career in libraries. She moved to Sequim with her husband Aaron Barnes, a retired NASA astrophysicist, in 2006.

Paula Barnes
Lilianna Mitchell

Sequim rises up for ‘Les Mis’ shows

Stage adaptation of Hugo’s novel comes Lavender Weekend

Lilianna Mitchell
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

Sherlock’s send-off

One last go for sleuth in Sequim as OTA stages ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
Ken Hays

Locals discuss Guy Cole potential

To make a conference center or convention center remains one of many discussions about the revitalization effort at the Guy Cole Mini-Convention Center inside Carrie Blake Park.

Ken Hays

Smithson, SHS girls golf coach, steps down

Eight seasons, five Olympic League titles and three top-10 state finishes later, Garrett Smithson is taking some time off from his duties as Sequim High School’s girls golf coach.

Ronell Gowdy prepares Reed Nash

Reporter’s Notebook: The first time for ‘a little off the top’

The Sequim Gazette newsroom staff revamps the series, “First Time for Everything.” We’ll be the ones taking on new adventures and experiences through the summer-long series.

Ronell Gowdy prepares Reed Nash
Paul Jendrucko

Random Questions: Paul Jendrucko, aka ‘Dr. Lavender’

Paul Jendrucko, aka Dr. Lavender, has been a part of the Sequim Lavender Festival with the Sequim Lavender Company that he owns with his wife, Mary, since 1999.

Paul Jendrucko
Seattle Seahawks supporters gather in Centennial Place for a promotional photo supporting the team’s Super Bowl run in February.

Merchants seeks city support promoting Downtown Sequim

In an effort to promote downtown Sequim more fully, a group of merchants and residents asked for a contract Monday night with the City of Sequim to open up Centennial Place at the corner of Washington Street and Sequim Avenue and support some expenditures for special events.

Seattle Seahawks supporters gather in Centennial Place for a promotional photo supporting the team’s Super Bowl run in February.
State Representative candidates Thomas Greisamer

Two-thirds of legislative candidate pool spar in debate

If there’s one thing to separate Republican Thomas Greisamer of Moclips from incumbent Steve Tharinger, a Democrat state representative for District 24, is his stance on no new taxes, he said.

State Representative candidates Thomas Greisamer
Sequim Police Chief Bill Dickinson speaks about one of three new Sequim police cars at the June 9 Sequim City Council meeting.

Sequim PD cars arrive in force

Earlier this month, the Sequim Police Department’s three new 2014 Ford Interceptor SUVs arrived ready for action.

Sequim Police Chief Bill Dickinson speaks about one of three new Sequim police cars at the June 9 Sequim City Council meeting.
More than a year after going missing

Dog missing, faith found

Without warning, two animals changed Sequim resident Jennifer Frey’s life forever.

More than a year after going missing