Matthew Nash

Pedersen, former coach, pleads guilty to charges

Jerry Jeff Pedersen, 29, a former volunteer assistant coach with the Sequim High School girls varsity basketball team, pled guilty Thursday, Aug. 21, to five felony counts of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.

Opponents and proponents of Propositions 1 and 2 rally in front of the Sequim Transit Center on Aug. 25 for and against initiatives that could open union collective bargaining labor negotiations to the public and could prohibit mandatory union entry for employment and prohibit work stoppages in Sequim.

City propositions draw ire, praise from community

Opponents and proponents came out in full force on Monday to speak on two proposed changes in union practices in the City of Sequim.

Opponents and proponents of Propositions 1 and 2 rally in front of the Sequim Transit Center on Aug. 25 for and against initiatives that could open union collective bargaining labor negotiations to the public and could prohibit mandatory union entry for employment and prohibit work stoppages in Sequim.
Sequim Home Depot staff pour ice water on themselves on Aug. 18 to challenge other stores in its district to do the same or donate to the ALS Foundation to research a cure and treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease.

Home Depot staff take on ice bucket challenge

Group encourages other stores in franchise to participate

Sequim Home Depot staff pour ice water on themselves on Aug. 18 to challenge other stores in its district to do the same or donate to the ALS Foundation to research a cure and treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease.
Gregg Stone

Co-op pays equity stock to longtime members

The Co-Op Farm & Garden, 216 E. Washington St., recently announced it paid out $30,266 to members with active stock equity from 1959-1973.

Gregg Stone
Trent and Donna Sommer

Couple shares the Sequim skies

Experimental Aircraft chapter opens up for youth, Air Affaire

Trent and Donna Sommer
Sound Community Bank in Sequim will move from its Fifth Avenue location to the Sequim Columbia Bank in three weeks. Laurie Stewart

Sound Community Bank nears purchase of three Columbia Bank branches

Leaders of Sound Community Bank expect the purchase of three Columbia Bank branches to go through by the work week’s end.

Sound Community Bank in Sequim will move from its Fifth Avenue location to the Sequim Columbia Bank in three weeks. Laurie Stewart
David Halpern

City councilors extend marijuana moratorium

Halpern, recreational shop lottery winner, says he won’t sue

David Halpern
All-you-can-ride bracelets for the carnival only are available at local businesses through the end of today

Clallam County Fair preview: Fair time means fun times ahead

New music, food and events on board for this weekend's festivities

All-you-can-ride bracelets for the carnival only are available at local businesses through the end of today
Susan Shotthafer signs two petitions before handing them to Karen Kuznek-Reese

Labor petitions get go-ahead from auditor

After a second go-round, signatures for two propositions put forth by Susan Shotthafer were verified for a future election if Sequim city councilors don’t act on them first.

Susan Shotthafer signs two petitions before handing them to Karen Kuznek-Reese
Paul and Karen Haines enjoy a drink over the water in Oporto

Verbatim: Paul Haines

Last week, Paul Haines, 62, the City of Sequim’s Public Works director, announced he is moving on this November after four-plus years in town. The news comes after Haines took a three-month leave of absence to walk 500 miles along El Camino de Santiago or The Way of St. James across northern Spain.

Paul and Karen Haines enjoy a drink over the water in Oporto
Tia Bourm of Sequim tries on protective gear and learns how to stay safe from pathogens as a nurse during the University of Washington’s Nurse Camp. She’s wanted to be a nurse for years since spending time in hospitals for treatment of her achalasia.

Sequim teen battles achalasia, turns to nursing

Super Bowl MVP Smith, also afflicted with disorder, encourages Bourm

Tia Bourm of Sequim tries on protective gear and learns how to stay safe from pathogens as a nurse during the University of Washington’s Nurse Camp. She’s wanted to be a nurse for years since spending time in hospitals for treatment of her achalasia.
Skip Kratzer stands by his recent Goodyguys award for being inducted into the hot rod show’s pin striper’s hall of fame.

Random Questions: Skip Kratzer

Skip Kratzer, 77, of Sequim recently received an award he never imagined would be in his grasp much less on his studio wall.

Skip Kratzer stands by his recent Goodyguys award for being inducted into the hot rod show’s pin striper’s hall of fame.
Crews pour the first concrete in the early morning on July 30 at the new Sequim Civic Center. This week

Civic Center’s foundation begins

Bank to negotiate Spruce Street purchase with city

Crews pour the first concrete in the early morning on July 30 at the new Sequim Civic Center. This week
Susan Shotthafer signs two petitions before handing them to Karen Kuznek-Reese

Petitioners seek open labor talks, new union clauses

Sequim area petitioners are looking to put two propositions to City of Sequim voters.

Susan Shotthafer signs two petitions before handing them to Karen Kuznek-Reese
Marilyn Zimmerman sorts glassware for the Shipley Center’s Ninth Annual Shipley Center Benefit Sale. Volunteers still seek donations for the sale going Aug. 7-9 at the QFC Shopping Center.

Ship out your goods to the Shipley Sale

It’s almost time for one of Sequim’s biggest sales as the Ninth Annual Shipley Center Benefit Sale ramps up in the QFC Shopping Center, 990 E. Washington St., Suite 104.

Marilyn Zimmerman sorts glassware for the Shipley Center’s Ninth Annual Shipley Center Benefit Sale. Volunteers still seek donations for the sale going Aug. 7-9 at the QFC Shopping Center.
Crewman with Lakeside Industries pull up old sidewalk at the northeast intersection of East Fir Street and North Haller Avenue last week in order to install new Americans with Disability Act compliant sidewalk ramps.

Fir Street ramps construction continues through September

City road improvements expected by U.S. Post Office in coming weeks

Crewman with Lakeside Industries pull up old sidewalk at the northeast intersection of East Fir Street and North Haller Avenue last week in order to install new Americans with Disability Act compliant sidewalk ramps.
For a few years

Random Questions with Robin Hall

For a few years, Robin Hall has taken the lead on quality productions at Sequim High School including the popular operettas. This summer through Peninsula Family Theaters she and a large cast and crew finish their run of “Les Misérables” at Sequim High School auditorium running 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 31-Aug.2.

For a few years
Sydnee Midkiff

SLIDESHOW Sequim still loving the lavender

July 18-20 Sequim Lavender Weekend deemed best ever by Sequim Lavender Festival

Sydnee Midkiff

City pot applicant’s record unlikely to stop his license

Drug, sex crime charges fall outside state’s timeline

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How clean is Sequim’s air?

Study finds air quality spikes in tourism and cold seasons

Looking at this chart