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Taig Wiker celebrates as he crosses the goal line for his fourth rushing touchdown of the night in the Sequim Wolves’ 36-21 win against the Bremerton Knights on Nov. 1. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Football: Wolves beat Knights, head to district playoffs

Four Taig Wiker rushing touchdowns and a dominant O-line lead Sequim to key win

Taig Wiker celebrates as he crosses the goal line for his fourth rushing touchdown of the night in the Sequim Wolves’ 36-21 win against the Bremerton Knights on Nov. 1. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls soccer: Wolves top Lindbergh, advance in district tourney

Olympic League final standings Team Lg. Pts. Over. Port Angeles 10-2-0 32 13-2-1 North Kitsap 11-1-0 29 27 15-1-1 Sequim 7-5-0 20 9-5-1 North Mason… Continue reading

Jennifer Paul works with a black lab named Molly during a canine hydrotherapy session at Swim Doggie Swim. Paul would help Molly get around the pool, and pause periodically to massage areas on her legs, hips and back that were bothering her thanks to a previous leg issue. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Swim Doggie Swim helps dogs feel healthy

Hydrotherapy sessions help dogs recover from injuries

Jennifer Paul works with a black lab named Molly during a canine hydrotherapy session at Swim Doggie Swim. Paul would help Molly get around the pool, and pause periodically to massage areas on her legs, hips and back that were bothering her thanks to a previous leg issue. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys tennis: Sequim’s Zingaro advances to district in singles

Head coach happy with results of “learning” season

Hope Glasser turns on the ball in the second half of the Sequim Wolves’ 2-1 senior night win over the North Mason Bulldogs on Oct. 24. Glasser scored both Sequim goals to bring her season total to six goals, and helped bring the team closer to a district playoff berth. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls Soccer: Wolves earn big Senior Night win

A 2-1 win over North Mason put Sequim close to a playoff spot after a 5-0 win over Port Townsend

Hope Glasser turns on the ball in the second half of the Sequim Wolves’ 2-1 senior night win over the North Mason Bulldogs on Oct. 24. Glasser scored both Sequim goals to bring her season total to six goals, and helped bring the team closer to a district playoff berth. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Masquerade raises $25,000 for Clallam Mosaic

Annual fundraiser included music, auctions and George Washington

2019 General Election: Sequim School District board of directors, position 3

Candidates speak on district improvement, bullying

Football: Wolves shut out PA in Rainshadow Rumble

Sequim won their fifth straight Rainshadow Rumble with a dominant display at Civic Field

Boys tennis: Wolves ground Eagles, sees matches wiped out by rain

Three of the Wolves’ four matches were wiped out by rain

Girls soccer: Sequim gets another PK win

Wolves win another shootout, slip against NK

McKinney-Vento aims to help homeless students

School district program worked with 100 students last year

Jerome Wright, left, leads the Peninsula Singers in a rehearsal at Trinity United Methodist Church on Oct. 17. The Singers are preparing for their annual fall concert, with shows on Nov. 23 & 24, but are still recruiting more singers for all sections in the area who can read music. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Peninsula Singers looking for tenors

With fall concert approaching, more Singers needed

Jerome Wright, left, leads the Peninsula Singers in a rehearsal at Trinity United Methodist Church on Oct. 17. The Singers are preparing for their annual fall concert, with shows on Nov. 23 & 24, but are still recruiting more singers for all sections in the area who can read music. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Rainshadow Cafe open mic brings together Sequim performers

Musicians and other performers pack cafe every Thursday

Sequim School Board considering retaining interim superintendent Clark

The interim superintendent has “impressed” the Sequim school board

Sophomore Connor Bear, pictured during a Sept. 26 match against North Kingston, impressed with a 2-1 personal record over the past week. Bear is one of the players that head coach Mark Textor has praised several times this season for his continued and significant development. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Boys tennis: Young Wolves continue to impress

A 2-1 week shows continued develoment

Sophomore Connor Bear, pictured during a Sept. 26 match against North Kingston, impressed with a 2-1 personal record over the past week. Bear is one of the players that head coach Mark Textor has praised several times this season for his continued and significant development. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Cedar Greens general operations manager Mike Smith, left, speaks with two attendees of the grand opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new cannabis dispensary store. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Cedar Greens opens its doors

New Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe cannabis dispensary store celebrates grand opening

Cedar Greens general operations manager Mike Smith, left, speaks with two attendees of the grand opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new cannabis dispensary store. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Sequim public works department resource manager Ann Soule, second from left, talks to the crowd after Eric Smith, left, and Walter Wielbicki, third from left, officially started charging their cars as the first two customers of the city’s new electric vehicle charging station at the old PUD substation at 410 E. Washington St. on Oct. 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

City of Sequim, Clallam PUD partner on electric vehicle charging station

If you drive an electric vehicle, there’s a new local option in how to keep it charged. The City of Sequim opened a new charging… Continue reading

Sequim public works department resource manager Ann Soule, second from left, talks to the crowd after Eric Smith, left, and Walter Wielbicki, third from left, officially started charging their cars as the first two customers of the city’s new electric vehicle charging station at the old PUD substation at 410 E. Washington St. on Oct. 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Sequim junior wide receiver Michael Young celebrates as he crosses the goal line to score a touchdown on the Wolves’ first drive of the game against the Olympic Trojans on Oct. 11. Sequim would go on to win the game 37-14, with Young adding a second receiving touchdown and a key interception on defense. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Football: Wolves stun high-flying Olympic

Young Wolves upset Olympic League leaders 37-14

Sequim junior wide receiver Michael Young celebrates as he crosses the goal line to score a touchdown on the Wolves’ first drive of the game against the Olympic Trojans on Oct. 11. Sequim would go on to win the game 37-14, with Young adding a second receiving touchdown and a key interception on defense. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Sequim Wolves goalkeeper Olivia Hare (right, 1) strides forward after collecting the ball in front of goal early in the first half of their win against Port Angeles on Oct. 8. Hare made several big saves during regulation, then stopped all three penalties she faced from the Roughriders in the tiebreaking shootout to secure a big win for the Wolves and the first loss of the season for PA. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Girls soccer: Wolves upset PA, stay in playoff contention

Sequim handed Port Angeles their first loss of the season before beating Bremerton

Sequim Wolves goalkeeper Olivia Hare (right, 1) strides forward after collecting the ball in front of goal early in the first half of their win against Port Angeles on Oct. 8. Hare made several big saves during regulation, then stopped all three penalties she faced from the Roughriders in the tiebreaking shootout to secure a big win for the Wolves and the first loss of the season for PA. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Officer Kindryn Leiter approaches Sequim Middle School during the Criminal Mass Casualty Incident drill on Sept. 28. Officers participating in the drill were not told of the exact location or situation of the incident within the school other than what would naturally come over dispatch, so as to force then to approach it with the kind of tactical thinking they’d employ in a live situation. Officers were also carrying training weapons and were checked before the drill to make sure they didn’t accidentally have live weapons. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Mass Casualty drill prepares Sequim first responders

A view from the drill that brought a dozen agencies together to face a simulated crisis

Officer Kindryn Leiter approaches Sequim Middle School during the Criminal Mass Casualty Incident drill on Sept. 28. Officers participating in the drill were not told of the exact location or situation of the incident within the school other than what would naturally come over dispatch, so as to force then to approach it with the kind of tactical thinking they’d employ in a live situation. Officers were also carrying training weapons and were checked before the drill to make sure they didn’t accidentally have live weapons. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley