Patricia Coate

Jerry Tellinghuisen, a certified public accountant, welcomes new clients to Sequim CPA. He and his partner Cynthia D. Martin opened the business in June. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

CPA business expands to Sequim; specializes in small business services

Sequim CPA 224 W. Washington St., Ste. 204, Sequim 360-565-5261 http://sequim-cpa.com Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, by appointment Fridays After having successful careers in finance… Continue reading

 

From left are Michelle Rhodes, of the Shipley Center; Tom LaMure and Jim Hurley of the Sequim PC Users Group; Steve Solberg of SPCUG and the Shipley Center’s IT specialist; and Shipley Center Executive Director Michael Smith. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Network links unite entities: Groups pay it forward to donate computers to Sequim’s Shipley Center

It’s been said, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know, and who they know and who they know — networking at its best.… Continue reading

 

Mayor Dennis Smith accepts the “Gig City” plaque from Emily Moore, a Wave Broadband representative, at the launch of its gigabit service.                                 Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Wave Broadband launches gigabit service; Internet downloads four times faster

1400 W. Washington St., Ste. 108, Sequim 866-928-3123 Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday On July 26 at its Sequim office, officials from Wave Broadband announced… Continue reading

 

Olympic Wi-Fi is under new management with owner Moni Chaudhry and computer technologist Sheryl Mirenta. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

New Olympic Wi-Fi staff dedicated to doing right by customers

Olympic Wi-Fi 461 W. Washington St., Sequim 683-2220* Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday *Note: This is a new phone number When… Continue reading

Olympic Wi-Fi is under new management with owner Moni Chaudhry and computer technologist Sheryl Mirenta. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate
Shop offers ‘sensory experience’ — Savory olive oils, balsamic vinegars please the palate

Shop offers ‘sensory experience’ — Savory olive oils, balsamic vinegars please the palate

Sequim Spice and Tea 139 W. Washington St., Sequim 683-2050 www.sequimspiceandtea.com Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday You don’t have to have… Continue reading

Shop offers ‘sensory experience’ — Savory olive oils, balsamic vinegars please the palate
Fifth Avenue eatery welcomes public

Fifth Avenue eatery welcomes public

SACKS at Fifth Avenue 500 W. Hendrickson St., Sequim 683-3345 www.thefifthavenue.com The folks at The Fifth Avenue have a sense of whimsy in naming the… Continue reading

Fifth Avenue eatery welcomes public
Jim Manderscheid, co-owner of Quality Assured Computer Services, displays a wall full of affordable refurbished computers. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Computer repair firm busy in new location; full menu of services, from diagnostics to custom designed systems

649 W. Washington St., Ste. 6 360-797-1960 ext. 1 www.qacomputerservices.com If you have noticed that Quality Assured Computer Services has disappeared from the east end… Continue reading

Jim Manderscheid, co-owner of Quality Assured Computer Services, displays a wall full of affordable refurbished computers. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate
Dyefeltorspin festival celebrates all things fiber; alpaca shearing set for Sunday

Dyefeltorspin festival celebrates all things fiber; alpaca shearing set for Sunday

If you’re looking for unique diversion this weekend, head up the hill from Sequim for a celebration of fiber at the fourth annual Dyefeltorspin at… Continue reading

Dyefeltorspin festival celebrates all things fiber; alpaca shearing set for Sunday
Andy Cho, an Auburn entrepreneur, purchased the former Days Inn & Suites in April and now it’s the Red Lion Inn & Suites. Cho plans to renovate the property this fall/winter and says he’s excited to be in Sequim. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Days Inn become Red Lion; owner plans for floor to ceiling renovations this year

1095 E. Washington St., Sequim 683-1775 www.redlion.com/sequim An I-5 corridor entrepreneur will be making a mark on Sequim in the coming year. Andy Cho of… Continue reading

Andy Cho, an Auburn entrepreneur, purchased the former Days Inn & Suites in April and now it’s the Red Lion Inn & Suites. Cho plans to renovate the property this fall/winter and says he’s excited to be in Sequim. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate
Soroptimists mark 70th year of empowering women

Soroptimists mark 70th year of empowering women

Meetings: 7:30 a.m. second/fourth Tuesdays, September-June Sunland Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim Seventy years after it was chartered on May 2, 1947,… Continue reading

Soroptimists mark 70th year of empowering women
Ready to serve you at Kettel’s 76 are members of the Khela family: From left, Singh, Ramesh, Raman and Hap. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

It’s all in the family: Kettel’s owners work together, support Sequim community

194 W. Washington St., Sequim 681-4090 Hours: Available 24/7 If you been in Kettel’s 76 convenience store more than twice, you’re family. If you’ve shared… Continue reading

Ready to serve you at Kettel’s 76 are members of the Khela family: From left, Singh, Ramesh, Raman and Hap. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate
Be your own pet 9-1-1; professional pet sitter teaches CPR, first aid

Be your own pet 9-1-1; professional pet sitter teaches CPR, first aid

461-4103 www.connieonthespot.com Ebullient and effervescent, Connie Wetzler sits town to talk about her favorite subjects — pets and their well-being. A Sequim native, who left… Continue reading

Be your own pet 9-1-1; professional pet sitter teaches CPR, first aid
J. Brzoska, owner of The Rusting Rooster, knows a “cool find” when she sees one. She displays one of her favorites, a clarinet she repurposed into a table lamp. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Odds, ends are good again

154 E. Washington St., Sequim 683-8038 www.therustingrooster.com Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday “You’ll find just what you weren’t looking for,” J. Brzoska smiles, gesturing about… Continue reading

J. Brzoska, owner of The Rusting Rooster, knows a “cool find” when she sees one. She displays one of her favorites, a clarinet she repurposed into a table lamp. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate
Thrift shop goes upscale: Serenity Showcase sells high-end furniture, decór to support homelessness mission

Thrift shop goes upscale: Serenity Showcase sells high-end furniture, decór to support homelessness mission

583-B W. Washington St. 683-8269 Hours: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday From its soft opening in February, Serenity Showcase, an extension of the Sequim… Continue reading

Thrift shop goes upscale: Serenity Showcase sells high-end furniture, decór to support homelessness mission
Pet sitter flexible to clients’ needs: Service focuses on learning personalities, giving individualized care

Pet sitter flexible to clients’ needs: Service focuses on learning personalities, giving individualized care

Reliable Home Pet Care 206-380-8803 Lorre@ReliableHomePetCare.com ReliableHomePetCare.com Sometimes certified professional pet sitter Lorre Schneider gets to be a hero — that was the case last… Continue reading

Pet sitter flexible to clients’ needs: Service focuses on learning personalities, giving individualized care
Entrepreneur has big plans to revitalize Mantle’s Corner; Butchart Garden-style nursery, microbrewery, aquaponics envisioned

Entrepreneur has big plans to revitalize Mantle’s Corner; Butchart Garden-style nursery, microbrewery, aquaponics envisioned

1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim George Peterson, owner 681-7953 store/206-348-2592 cell “I’ve never been in the nursery business,” said George Peterson, sporting a Peninsula Nursery hooded… Continue reading

Entrepreneur has big plans to revitalize Mantle’s Corner; Butchart Garden-style nursery, microbrewery, aquaponics envisioned
Sudzy Dogz owner Wilhelm Beckmann is ready to roll into your neighborhood with his full-service dog grooming van. Sequim Gazette photos by Patricia Morrison Coate

Have van, will travel: Sudzy Dogz brings pet grooming to your doorstep

Mobile Grooming 360-504-3202 sudzydogz@gmail.com It’s a good thing that Wilhelm Beckmann is a strapping man — he gets a real workout in his mobile grooming… Continue reading

Sudzy Dogz owner Wilhelm Beckmann is ready to roll into your neighborhood with his full-service dog grooming van. Sequim Gazette photos by Patricia Morrison Coate
Business: Windermere flies high; drone pilot on staff videos aerial views to showcase listings

Business: Windermere flies high; drone pilot on staff videos aerial views to showcase listings

Marketing coordinator, Windermere Real Estate 842 E. Washington St., Sequim 683-4844 melaniereedart@gmail.com If you’re in the real estate market as a buyer or a seller,… Continue reading

Business: Windermere flies high; drone pilot on staff videos aerial views to showcase listings
Edward Unthank, left, and Ankur Shah, right, display two different work station configurations at Clallam Coworking. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Business — Pair opens co-working center for independent professionals; offer high-speed Internet, work stations, conference rooms by day or month

502 S. Still Road #201 206-745-9660 http://clallamcoworking.com Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday It’s often been said that necessity is the mother of invention. In August,… Continue reading

Edward Unthank, left, and Ankur Shah, right, display two different work station configurations at Clallam Coworking. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate
Dog Gone Groomer owner Deb Kent, left, blow dries Punkin as her owner Vicki Niederkorn assists in the self-service portion of the business. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate

Business: Groomer’s skills honed over 40 years; opens new Sequim shop

Dog Gone Groomer LLC 1087 E. Washington St., Sequim 683-5512 Hours: By appointment; call from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday Over her 44-year career as a… Continue reading

Dog Gone Groomer owner Deb Kent, left, blow dries Punkin as her owner Vicki Niederkorn assists in the self-service portion of the business. Sequim Gazette photo by Patricia Morrison Coate