Matthew 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
Volunteers for the City of  Sequim sit while being honored earlier this year in the Guy Cole Convention Center

Convention Center upgrade still in works

Nearly 2 1/2 years after announcing an effort to revitalize the Guy Cole Convention Center in Carrie Blake Park, volunteers say they still are pushing forward.

Volunteers for the City of  Sequim sit while being honored earlier this year in the Guy Cole Convention Center
Actors Jaie Livingstone and Joel Yelland announce “I Love You

OTA announces 2014-15 season

The works of Neil Simon, Steve Martin and more will make their mark in the coming year at Sequim’s Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Actors Jaie Livingstone and Joel Yelland announce “I Love You
Singers

Locals celebrate 200 years of our national anthem

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” locals gathered at the corner of Bank of America Park to sing the U.S.’s national anthem by Francis Scott Key on Flag Day, June 14.

Singers
North Kitsap Ballistic fans give their team high-fives after winning their age bracket at the Dungeness Cup in 2012.

Playfields organizers seek second phase

Dungeness Cup expecting up to 100 teams for third annual August tournament

North Kitsap Ballistic fans give their team high-fives after winning their age bracket at the Dungeness Cup in 2012.
A quick smooch from Ko-Ko

A Gilbert & Sullivan showdown: ‘Wild West Mikado’ plays at Sequim’s Olympic Theatre Arts

“With a twist” may be a good phrase to sum up Readers Theatre Plus and Peninsula Singers’ latest production of another Gilbert and Sullivan classic.

A quick smooch from Ko-Ko
Sixth-graders in Casey Lewis’ classes from Sequim Middle School celebrate the last day of bowling at the Sequim Olympic Lanes by holding a class academic achievement party on June 9. On hand were business managers Mike and Sherrie Elkhart

Sequim bowling alley closes

With its lanes open and pins crashing since at least the 1950s, Sequim Olympic Lanes, 710 E. Washington St., closed its doors this week.

Sixth-graders in Casey Lewis’ classes from Sequim Middle School celebrate the last day of bowling at the Sequim Olympic Lanes by holding a class academic achievement party on June 9. On hand were business managers Mike and Sherrie Elkhart
This week

Grain elevator gets reprieve

Any action on purchasing the Clallam Co-op grain elevator is likely on hold for more than a month after its June 6 auction was pushed to July 18.

This week

Colleges considering Sequim as destination

One group of citizens is looking to connect Sequim with more higher education opportunities.

Charles Xavier

Local groups rescue paralyzed bunny

One fuzzy friend got a second chance thanks to a group of locals. Charles Xavier, a paralyzed young rabbit named after the comic book leader of the X-Men, was rescued from the Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center on May 20.

Charles Xavier

Civic center’s eminent domain moves forward

Whether or not a sale goes through on a Spruce Street home planned for demolition to host parking for the future Sequim Civic Center remains in the hands of a bank.

Sequim Olympic Lanes closes its doors this weekend. Bowlers can bowl through Sunday night.

Sequim bowling alley to close Sunday

Sequim Olympic Lanes, 710 E. Washington, closes its doors this weekend. Manager Mike Elkhart said he'll be opening the bowling alley up one last time this weekend until 10 p.m. Friday, June 6, noon-10 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, and 1 p.m.-10 p.m. on Sunday, June 8.

Sequim Olympic Lanes closes its doors this weekend. Bowlers can bowl through Sunday night.
Thursday

City considers eminent domain for civic center

Two months into construction and the City of Sequim’s Civic Center may see some hiccups with a neighboring property that could delay the project.

Thursday

City attorney files charges in April fake kidnapping

After grabbing national media coverage for filming an alleged kidnapping awareness video, three relatives could face one gross misdemeanor charge and up to one year in prison.

Sequim High School seniors (from left) Melissa Lewis

Fastpitch: Wolves go 1-2, fall short of state title goal

Dreams of a 2011 Class 2A fastpitch championship repeat fell short for three Sequim seniors.

Sequim High School seniors (from left) Melissa Lewis
SHS freshman Alex McMenamin hits a shot on the first hole at an Olympic League meet in Sequim in April. McMenamin placed third at the class 2A state meet last week.

Golf: McMenamin third at state 2A tournament

Trio of SHS boys compete, miss state second-day cut

SHS freshman Alex McMenamin hits a shot on the first hole at an Olympic League meet in Sequim in April. McMenamin placed third at the class 2A state meet last week.