Conor Dowley

Sequim School District gets food distribution programs rolling

School buses will be taking food out into the community

 

Salvatore Zambito sits in his new yoga studio, the Yoga-Sūtras Institute at 128 W Bell St. He will be celebrating the studio’s grand opening on March 21. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

A full yoga experience is coming to Sequim

The Yoga-Sūtras Institute will be about more than just stretches

 

Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, right, addresses school board president Brandino Gibson, left, and the rest of the district’s board of directors during their March 16 meeting, the conversation in which was dominated by talk of COVID-19 response and planning. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim schools prepare to manage 6-week closure

School board enacts emergency suspension of policy to grant Clark greater decision making authority

 

Silliman serves as state House page

Local teen had “life changing experience.”

Youths sports on hold: Sequim schools, Sequim Little League, Sequim Junior Soccer delay seasons

Sequim’s practice and sporting venues will be mostly silent for the next few weeks, with concern of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, effectively shutting… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee closes all Washington schools

Sequim school district will be closed from March 17 until at least April 24

BB gun incident handled at Sequim High

Superintendent praises SHS administration for resolving situation quickly

Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman (2) drives up the court with White River Hornets guard Kara Marecle (15) in close pursuit. Dietzman lead the Wolves in scoring with 14 points while Marecle had a game-high 22 as the Hornets beat the Wolves 57-53 in a district playoff loser-out game on Feb. 20 to qualify for the regional round of the 2A State Championships. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: White River eliminates Sequim in heartbreaker

Dietzman, Glasser star, but Wolves can’t win way into state tournament

Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman (2) drives up the court with White River Hornets guard Kara Marecle (15) in close pursuit. Dietzman lead the Wolves in scoring with 14 points while Marecle had a game-high 22 as the Hornets beat the Wolves 57-53 in a district playoff loser-out game on Feb. 20 to qualify for the regional round of the 2A State Championships. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
From left, Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, school board director Jim Stoffer, Sequim High School senior board representative Peyton Sturm, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, board director Larry Jeffryes, SHS junior board representative Olivia Preston, and executive assistant Trayce Norman pose during a meeting between the Sequim school board representatives and the governor in Olympia on Feb. 10. Photo submitted

School board visits Olympia, hears Haller plans

Student reps lauded for “holding (legislators’) feet to the fire.”

From left, Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, school board director Jim Stoffer, Sequim High School senior board representative Peyton Sturm, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, board director Larry Jeffryes, SHS junior board representative Olivia Preston, and executive assistant Trayce Norman pose during a meeting between the Sequim school board representatives and the governor in Olympia on Feb. 10. Photo submitted
The Aspire Academy junior competitive dance team poses in their costumes at the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Seattle on Jan. 17. Photo submitted

Aspire Academy gets competitive

Local dance school branching into competition scene

The Aspire Academy junior competitive dance team poses in their costumes at the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Seattle on Jan. 17. Photo submitted
Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman goes up for a first-quarter layup while being defended by Foster Bulldogs guard Kelcie Newnom during the Wolves’ 92-22 district playoffs win over the Bulldogs on Feb. 12. Dietzman scored 18 points with five steals and four assists, and her defense helped spark numerous fast breaks throughout the game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls basketball: Sequim have their backs to the wall after tournament loss

Wolves drop game to Fife, face two win-or-else games in district tournament

Sequim Wolves guard Jessica Dietzman goes up for a first-quarter layup while being defended by Foster Bulldogs guard Kelcie Newnom during the Wolves’ 92-22 district playoffs win over the Bulldogs on Feb. 12. Dietzman scored 18 points with five steals and four assists, and her defense helped spark numerous fast breaks throughout the game. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls soccer: SHS star signs with Edmonds Community College

Gabbe Happe will play with the Tritons next fall

The crest of the new Northern Peninsula FC semi-pro club that will play in the second division of the Western Washington Premier League starting the last weekend of April. Image submitted

Northern Peninsula FC brings semi-pro soccer to region

Team will play in Port Townsend, practice in Sequim

The crest of the new Northern Peninsula FC semi-pro club that will play in the second division of the Western Washington Premier League starting the last weekend of April. Image submitted
Dave Miller, Sequim Boys & Girls Club unit director (at right), stands with New York Jets’ defensive end Xavier Cooper during Cooper’s visit with club members in 2018. Miller resigned from his unit director position at the Carrol C. Kendall Unit in late January. Photo courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula

Boys Girls Club mainstay Miller resigns

Tessa Jackson named interim unit director

Dave Miller, Sequim Boys & Girls Club unit director (at right), stands with New York Jets’ defensive end Xavier Cooper during Cooper’s visit with club members in 2018. Miller resigned from his unit director position at the Carrol C. Kendall Unit in late January. Photo courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula

Boys basketball: Losing streak knocks Sequim out of playoff hunt

Three straight losses to finish the season leaves Wolves out of district playoffs

Girls basketball: Sequim girls finish second in Olympic League

Despite a loss to Port Angeles, Wolves set to host Foster in district tournament

Members of the Clallam County Special Olympics group (left) and Catherine McKinney of Clallam County Mosaic (sixth from right) stand with employees of the Sequim Walmart as they receive donations from Rob Nichols (eighth from left) of the Knights of Columbus from the Tootsie Roll Drive fundraiser in November. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Mosaic, Special Olympics receive $2,000

Donations from Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive support special needs

Members of the Clallam County Special Olympics group (left) and Catherine McKinney of Clallam County Mosaic (sixth from right) stand with employees of the Sequim Walmart as they receive donations from Rob Nichols (eighth from left) of the Knights of Columbus from the Tootsie Roll Drive fundraiser in November. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Sequim Wolves forward Stewart Duncan (33) looks for space around the perimeter while North Kitsap Vikings forward Logan Chmielewski closes in during the second quarter of the Vikings’ 83-42 win over the Wolves on Jan. 31. Duncan, one of two Wolves players honored for senior night before the game, hit a trio of 3-pointers in the first half and 11 points overall on the night. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys basketball: Vikings drop Wolves in rout

Vikings step closer to Olympic League title while Sequim falters

Sequim Wolves forward Stewart Duncan (33) looks for space around the perimeter while North Kitsap Vikings forward Logan Chmielewski closes in during the second quarter of the Vikings’ 83-42 win over the Wolves on Jan. 31. Duncan, one of two Wolves players honored for senior night before the game, hit a trio of 3-pointers in the first half and 11 points overall on the night. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Kalli Wiker, Melissa Porter, and Hope Glasser (left to right) celebrate after the final buzzer of the Sequim Wolves’ 60-52 win over the Kings Knights on Jan. 29.

Girls basketball: Wolves earn two commanding wins

Wiker ties 3-point record again, Julmist returns for two stellar team performances

Kalli Wiker, Melissa Porter, and Hope Glasser (left to right) celebrate after the final buzzer of the Sequim Wolves’ 60-52 win over the Kings Knights on Jan. 29.

Sequim School District to host facilities forum

Superintendent wants to show community what the district’s buildings need