Matthew Nash

Survivors, supporters rally for 20th year at Mad Hatter’s Tea

Bright hats and hearts filled Sequim Community Church’s auditorium for the annual Mad Hatter’s Tea. It was the 20th year for the event,… Continue reading

Gardener says goodbye to organic garden she helped grow

For more than nine years, Liz Harper has helped cultivate the Community Organic Gardens of Sequim. She and dozens of other gardeners have… Continue reading

Sequim council removes Fourth of July celebration from budget

City Council members have agreed not to dedicate funds in the 2017-18 budget to a Fourth of July celebration in Sequim. “We’re not… Continue reading

Sequim couple remembers value of humor after cancer diagnosis

After a cancer diagnosis, husband-and-wife Pepper and Vonnie Putnam of Sequim say it’s important to stay positive and keep your sense of humor.… Continue reading

Dungeness hunt for green crab winding down for winter

In the coming week, resource managers on the Dungeness Spit look to wrap up their season’s hunt for the invasive European green crab.… Continue reading

Fire commissioners deny grant over concerns for future finances

Despite the possibility of adding six full-time firefighters to the workforce, Clallam County Fire District 3… Continue reading

Dungeness River Festival offers exhibits, activities on one day only this year

Organizers of the Dungeness River Festival will do it all in one day this year. The 18th edition of the festival will run… Continue reading

Sequim lab using thermal imaging in aid of bird-friendly wind power

Sequim researchers are investigating ways to help birds, bats and wind turbines co-exist better in skies over oceans. Engineers at the Pacific Northwest… Continue reading

Sequim Prairie Grange celebrates 75 years of farming, rural living

For 75 years, members of the Sequim Prairie Grange have helped keep the rural, small town mindset alive. To celebrate their milestone, about 50 people… Continue reading

Sequim Karaoke Idol crowns new king at Music in the Park

For the sixth annual Sequim Karaoke Idol contest, Lyle Hagen came out on top. Hagen went against 11 other contestants Aug. 8 and… Continue reading

Strait Stamp Society hosts annual show Saturday at Sequim Masonic Lodge

Like the back of stamps, there’s something that makes collecting postage for enthusiasts in the Strait Stamp Society stick.  There’s a story behind… Continue reading

Stolli the dog statue stolen from Sequim memorial and found in pieces

A popular icon once again left the corner of Hendrickson and Priest roads. The Cassidy Family, owners of A2Z Fencing at 1162 W.… Continue reading

Dungeness Bonsai club helps Tacoma teens after vandalism

A Sequim-area bonsai club is helping Tacoma teens regrow their efforts following vandalism that destroyed trees in their greenhouse in May. Earlier this… Continue reading

Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation

By Matthew Nash Olympic Peninsula News Group Clallam County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate two burglaries at local groceries. Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S.… Continue reading

Sequim father, son die in Colorado car wreck

Two Sequim residents died from their injuries in a head-on-crash Thursday evening traveling on U.S. Highway 160 in Colorado, reported the Colorado State… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Weekend expected to host thousands of visitors

If you’re looking for the full lavender experience, Sequim will be the place to be this weekend. Some 18 farms and nurseries will… Continue reading

Invasive green crab count hits 87 on Dungeness Spit

As crabbing season reaches its midpoint in the area, state and federal resource managers report they’ve caught 87 of the invasive European green… Continue reading

Decision on Carlsborg manufactured homes site expected by Aug. 11

Clallam County Hearing Examiner Andrew Reeves will make a decision by Aug. 11 on whether 73… Continue reading

Annual show’s featured quilter focuses on big show, big quilts

When Murph Gerber, 74, quilts, she likes to go big. “I mostly make king-size quilts,” she… Continue reading

Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim

With the help of his family, Victor Gonzalez, owner of Victor’s Lavender Farm, looks to expand his lavender reach. Gonzalez, his brother Sergio… Continue reading