Michael Dashiell

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)

A glass act: Local finds burgeoning business, art career in glass-blowing

The best laid plans sometimes end up in pieces, in a pile on the floor. That hasn’t deterred Megan Schmidlkofer … not in… Continue reading

Korean Women’s Association opens supported living facility in Sequim

For Sulja Warnick, it’s simple: “We’re all connected, somehow.” When Warnick and others helped found the Korean Women’s Association in Pierce County more… Continue reading

For Sequim’s Sears, the end of an era: Longtime businessowner Bob Grey sells store, eyes retirement

After five decades in retail, including the past 20 years as the familiar face at the Sequim Sears, Bob Grey is ready to… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the completion of the Chicken Coop-Zaccardo Intersection Improvements Project, taken Dec. 15. (John Gussman)

Tribe finishes Chicken Coop, Highway 101 project

A U.S. Highway 101 safety project 10 years in the making — and five months in construction — is complete. The final touches… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the completion of the Chicken Coop-Zaccardo Intersection Improvements Project, taken Dec. 15. (John Gussman)

Funding gone cold for Sequim Warming Center

The Sequim community continues to show heart for its homeless. But a long, cold snap this winter could close the Sequim Warming Center’s… Continue reading

Heart for the homeless: Sequim youth continues grassroots donation drive

This winter, a Sequim girl is once again seeing to it that those without a home this holiday season are getting some essentials… Continue reading

85 miles on No. 85: Milliman running to raise funds for Sequim Food Bank

“The big thing about ultra distance running is you’re on your feet a long time,” Chuck… Continue reading

Welfare for Animals Guild celebrates new Half Way Home Ranch in Sequim

With a snip of the ceremonial ribbon, three years of planning, fundraising and volunteer hours came to a close recently, much to the… 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