Michael Dashiell

Sequim School District votes to increase facility rental fees

SEQUIM — Rental fees for Sequim School District facilities are going up. The School Board voted 4-0 Monday, with board member Heather Short absent, to… Continue reading

Sequim schools eye survey for facility needs, community interest

SEQUIM — After four failed school construction bond attempts in the past two years, Sequim school leaders are seeking a fresh look at the issue.… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s small Jefferson Community School has international reach

PORT TOWNSEND — Small school, big dreams. Nestled in downtown Port Townsend among the boutique shops, cafes and bistros, in a three-story building once used… Continue reading

Sequim churches, police seeking to help homeless

SEQUIM — The Rev. Bob Rhoads noted that things have changed in Sequim dramatically in the past few years, that up until about six years… Continue reading

Sen. Murray gets Greywolf tour

Progress at Greywolf Elementary School — both in and about its classrooms — is getting plenty of attention. Last week, U.S. Sen. Patty… Continue reading

Sequim schools Assistant Superintendent Renker stepping down

Ann Renker, assistant superintendent for the Sequim School District, is resigning her position at the end of this month. Renker is stepping down… Continue reading

Catch and create: Sequim artist inspired by fishing tales

In most years, artist Luke Filmer can trade his labor of love for his passion of fishing for two one-month trips into the… Continue reading

A graduation of one: SHS celebrates newest grad thanks to summer school work

No doubt about it — Michael Ray Barbour’s 2017 Sequim High School graduation won’t be soon forgotten. After coming up just short of… Continue reading

Gig Harbor family finds link in Sequim’s Pioneer Memorial Park

A Civil War veteran family’s search led them to Sequim. While the exact location of his remains are unclear, his family left with… Continue reading

Sequim journalist finds middle ground between collection, memoir in ‘Rain Shadow Country’

Somewhere between a memoir and a collection of a journalist’s life work, one can find Tim Wheeler’s new book, “News from Rain Shadow… Continue reading

COLLEGE SOCCER: Sequim’s Erin Vig signs with Peninsula

When Erin Vig laces up her cleats for her college team this fall, she won’t be far from home. The 2017 Sequim High… Continue reading

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sequim pushes past Chimacum

Sequim got big contributions from team veterans and newcomers alike in their season-opener on Nov. 30,… Continue reading

PREP BASKETBALL: Youthful Sequim weathers rough patches, beats Chimacum

Perhaps it was the inconsistent play or the knowledge of what lies ahead, but Sequim coaches and players weren’t content with their season-opening… Continue reading

Donations come in for cancer center expansion

The expansion of Olympic Medical Cancer Center in Sequim is getting a boost from the… Continue reading

OMC board approves budget, updated on projects

Olympic Medical Center’s seven-member board of commissioners have approved an operating budget for 2017. OMC’s… Continue reading

Sequim superintendent asks school board to consider two levies

Education programs and operations and capital projects proposals could come in February.

Sequim Elks benefit to raise funds for disabled veterans; organizers hopes it catches on across nation

SEQUIM — It’s a big idea in a small town, and Sequim resident Bill Ellis hopes his plan for raising money for disabled veterans catches… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Business owner, volunteer Louie Rychlik is named Sequim Citizen of the Year

SEQUIM — On four yellow pieces of notebook paper, Louie Rychlik had penned his acceptance speech. It featured one sentence: “I don't walk on water.”… Continue reading

Business owner, volunteer Louie Rychlik is named Sequim Citizen of the Year

SEQUIM — On four yellow pieces of notebook paper, Louie Rychlik had penned his acceptance speech. It featured one sentence: “I don't walk on water.”… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Sequim standout to race Saturday for spot in Olympic Games

SEQUIM — She already had dropped band and basketball, so by the time she began racing with the Sequim Middle School's seventh-grade cross-country team, quitting… Continue reading