Michael Dashiell

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 School Board balks at bond measure on November ballot

SEQUIM — The need for refurbished and modernized classrooms — and more of them — is imperative, Sequim School Board members agree. But a proposal… Continue reading

SPORTS: Free youth tennis academy, tournament coming to Sequim

SEQUIM — As in previous summers, Sequim tennis pro Don Thomas is trying to pass on his love of the sport. Thanks to a bum… Continue reading

Sequim man critically hurt in attack in Mexico; Willy Rookard recovering from brain injuries, collapsed lung

SEQUIM — You hear about these things, Christy Rookard said, and you think, “Oh my gosh.” “We're the 'Oh my gosh' people,” she said. What… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Clallam Fire District No. 3 commissioner retires after five-decade career

SEQUIM — For Richard Houts, fighting fires was a natural fit. His father was a fireman, his uncles and cousins, too. By the age of… Continue reading

Clallam Fire District No. 3 commissioner retires after five-decade career

SEQUIM — For Richard Houts, fighting fires was a natural fit. His father was a fireman, his uncles and cousins, too. By the age of… Continue reading

Helen Haller Elementary in Sequim to get new assistant principal

SEQUIM — The commute for Allyson Cundiff just got a little longer. A Poulsbo resident who works at a Bremerton school serving students in prekindergarten… Continue reading

Sequim Cares faith group launching emergency fund

SEQUIM — Just two meetings in, they have a name, a fund to help the homeless (almost) and plenty of momentum. Sequim Cares, a coalition… Continue reading

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

Eighth-grader’s film takes top prize in Sequim festival

SEQUIM — Eighth-grader Nicholas D'Amico has this filmmaking thing down . . . almost. After winning the School Spirit Award in 2014 and Best Actor… Continue reading

New Sequim coalition advocates healthy start with Ready, Set, Go 5210! initiative

SEQUIM — The shift is on. Members of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Healthy Community Coalition welcomed interested community members of all ages to their health initiative… Continue reading

Free workshop to explore end-of-life conversations, decisions Wednesday in Port Angeles

SEQUIM — Awkward, uncomfortable and possibly a bit frightening — but the conversation is worth having. Paul Fiorini, chaplain/bereavement coordinator at Assured Hospice of Clallam… Continue reading