Erin Hawkins

Olympic Peninsula Academy students, staff settle into new home

Olympic Peninsula Academy staff and students have made the most of their new home within six portables along West Fir Street, West Alder Street and… Continue reading

Shining a light on mass shootings

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Classified staff closing in on contracts

After a six months in negotiations, Sequim paraeducators could receive their long-awaited piece of the McCleary pie. Sequim paraeducators could see a 15.9-percent increase in… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity set to open Sequim boutique

Habitat for Humanity Boutique and Sequim office Location: 213 E. Washington St. Opening (tentative): Mid-November, to-be-announced Hours (tentative): 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays… Continue reading

Sequim mother-daughter surfers share passion for sport

For Melissa Davis and her daughter Gemma, a girls’ weekend means grabbing their surfboards, loading up Melissa’s van, and heading out to the coast to… Continue reading

Sequim’s Security Services Northwest provides security detail for Chelsea Clinton

Security Services Northwest, Inc., based in Sequim, provided a special security detail for Chelsea Clinton last week for her book signing event in Seattle. Clinton,… Continue reading

Local musicians, friends record album

‘Our Savior’s Alive’ album and Kickstarter campaign Original songs by David Issac Rivers, engineered by Curry Winborn Tentative album release: 7 p.m. onFriday, Dec. 7,… Continue reading

UPDATE: Propane explosion, fire in Sequim trailer injures man

A male resident was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering burns from an explosion and fire inside a trailer in Sequim at… Continue reading

A passion for acrylic pouring

Melanie Burns’ style of art involves a little acrylic paint, a dash of chemical reactions and her favorite: a lot of color. “I’ve always loved… Continue reading

Local group honors seven veterans with Quilts of Valor

Seven local veterans were honored for their years of military service with handmade quilts on Oct. 19 at the Lodge at Sherwood Village by a… Continue reading

Community leaders talk emergency safety skills, resources

Sequim residents in coming months may get more help in preparing to handle catastrophes, including a text alert notification system for families with students at… Continue reading

St. Luke’s welcomes Warming Center

The Sequim Community Warming Center can continue to keep individuals warm this season after it found a new home at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in… Continue reading

New business does retail and interior design services

Decorate with Panache Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday, closed on Sundays Where: 154 W. Washington St. Contact: Store, 360-215-7377 Susan Eiland says she can’t remember… Continue reading

‘Sylvia’ features small cast, big laughs

“Sylvia” Presented by Olympic Theatre Arts; by A.R. Gurney When: 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays, from Oct. 19- Nov.… Continue reading

Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church lends helping hand

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School board approves contract for custodians, maintenance staff

Maintenance and custodial staff at Sequim School District will see a 9 percent increase in their salaries this school year. Sequim School Board directors, with… Continue reading

End of an era: Former students share memories as Sequim school comes down

As the Sequim Community School piece by piece is deconstructed, former Sequim students recall the building’s legacy with many fond memories. Large portions of the… Continue reading

What happens in a local emergency? Sequim schools, law enforcement, emergency responders

By Erin Hawkins Sequim School District Safety Forum In partnership with Sequim Police, Clallam County Fire District 3, Clallam County Sheriff Department, and City of… Continue reading

Mad Hatters look pretty in pink

A sea of pink covered the fellowship hall at Sequim Community Church on Oct. 5 as women sported pink attire and whimsical hats for the… Continue reading

McCrories celebrate opening of The Blind Store

The Blind Store by McCrorie A specialty window covering store Where: 649 W. Washington St., Suite 3 Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.,… Continue reading