Michael Dashiell

Sequim Skate Park hosts contests, fundraiser on Saturday

With a trio of contests, prizes, a raffle, a barbecue and some top skate, bike and scooter talent, advocates are looking to help… Continue reading

OMC takes another step toward Sequim cancer center, primary care expansion

Olympic Medical Center commissioners have approved putting out for bid an estimated $7 million construction contract for expansion of its cancer center on… Continue reading

‘Strings coach’ takes soloist spotlight for SCO concert

The ninth annual spring concert — the final performance of the Sequim Community Orchestra’s 2018 season — will see its long-time “string coach”… Continue reading

OTA Children’s Theatre group sets ‘Starchild Academy’ tours

The Olympic Theatre Arts Children’s Theatre Program, Starchild Academy of Stagecraft & Wizardry — an original, interactive theatrical experience that pulls back the… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim soccer still alive in state tournament after Toppenish forced to forfeit win

A record-breaking season for Sequim High School’s boys soccer squad — one that looked over after a loss in the opening round of… Continue reading

Annual gospel concert to benefit local groups

Raising their voices in song, this group of local singers hopes to raise up the community as well. The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers… Continue reading

OTA prepping production of ‘Leaving Iowa’

A wealth of wistful recollections and crisscrossing conversations are in store for audiences as Olympic Theatre Arts prepares its cast for the coming… Continue reading

Sequim Library expansion to be on November ballot

Months of planning, community outreach and architectural design toward expansion, the Sequim Library got its stamp of approval from its elected board last… Continue reading

Anglers group cancels annual Sequim Kids Fishing Day

The North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers is cutting bait on a popular youth event. The Sequim-based fishing group’s Kids… Continue reading

‘Obnoxious’ entry takes top SEF Film Festival honors

“Obnoxious”? Perhaps — but it is an award-winning entry. A trio of Sequim High School freshmen brought home not only first place overall… Continue reading

Fountain at Pioneer Memorial Park reopens Wednesday

A scenic Sequim spot on the old highway that was shuttered for about two decades has sprung back to life. The waterfall fountain… Continue reading

Spotlight on youth at annual Sequim Sunrise Rotary dinner-auction

A civic group with deep roots in the Sequim community is throwing a big fundraising party later this month — one in tune… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim’s Harris one strike away from school scoring record

It was a family-and-friends trek to the 2006 World Cup in Germany when Dave Brasher first… Continue reading

Memorial service set for Biery, state and regional political strategist

A memorial service has been set for Nancy Biery, a strategist and consultant whose influence was felt in political circles across the… Continue reading

Pioneer family matriarch Margaret Lotzgesell dies at 93

A mom and a farmer’s wife. A Scout leader. A tutor. A community volunteer. A lifelong friend. It seems easy to run out… Continue reading

John Wayne Marina access a public concern in light of proposed offer

Users of the John Wayne Marina told Port of Port Angeles officials how they feel about the possible sale of the marina to… Continue reading

Clallam’s League of Women Voters celebrates 50 years with schoolhouse event

Much of the political landscape — local, statewide and across the nation — has changed in the past five decades. But members of… Continue reading

Ballot proposal discussed for Sequim Library expansion

If the community agrees to back the effort, the Sequim Library will get a significant makeover in coming years. The North Olympic Library… Continue reading

Reandeau Stipe selected Sequim’s 2017 Citizen of Year

As the wife of a serviceman, Judy Reandeau Stipe spent much of her early adulthood away from her hometown — and yet, for… Continue reading

Phyllis Peashka says she taught herself to crochet. She figures she makes at least one hat, scarf or potholder per day. “My hands cramp up, but I keep going.” (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Global hobby: Sequim woman’s caring craft keeps heads warm

From across the Olympic Peninsula to across the world, Phyllis Peashka’s handiwork is warming hearts and keeping heads warm, too. With about three… Continue reading

Phyllis Peashka says she taught herself to crochet. She figures she makes at least one hat, scarf or potholder per day. “My hands cramp up, but I keep going.” (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)