Erin Hawkins

Propane explosion, fire in Sequim trailer injures man

A Sequim man has been airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he was burned by an explosion and fire inside a… Continue reading


End of an era: Former students share memories as Sequim school comes down

As the Sequim Community School piece by piece is deconstructed, former Sequim students tell of fond memories of the building. Large portions of… Continue reading


Mad Hatters look pretty in pink

The 21st annual Mad Hatters Tea party and luncheon raised about $10,000 for donation to Olympic Medical Center’s Cancer Center and Operation Uplift,… Continue reading


Melissa Carmichael, a parent of a student at Sequim Schools, stressed the importance of paraeducators at the school board meeting Monday. Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim schools classified staff call for contracts

Staff at the Sequim School District continue to rally for equitable wages as contract negotiations persist for paraeducators, bus drivers, secretaries, maintenance staff… Continue reading

Melissa Carmichael, a parent of a student at Sequim Schools, stressed the importance of paraeducators at the school board meeting Monday. Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim man survives ‘Castaways’ experience

Sequim’s Richard Rogers looks back on his experience as a “Castaways” contestant with a firm belief in the human need for other people.… Continue reading

Apple Stock benefits local causes

The apples at Williams Manor and the volunteers of Apple Stock continue to be the gifts that keep on giving each fall season.… Continue reading

Breast cancer survivor shares story

Nancy Hofmann already has planned her hat for the 21st Mad Hatter’s luncheon and tea party Oct. 5. To celebrate her 20th year… Continue reading

Classified staff at Sequim School District rally for raises

Classified staff at Sequim School District want their piece of the McCleary pie. At the Sequim School Board meeting Monday, classified staff —… Continue reading

Sand sculptor Kali Bradford brings artwork to fundraiser

World-renowned sand sculptor Kali Bradford plans to create a special piece for the Reach and Row for Hospice and Waterfront Day event set… Continue reading

Sequim teachers approve new contract: Both Sequim, Port Angeles bargained after McCleary

The agreement on a new contract reached by the Sequim School District and the Sequim teachers’ union focuses on more flexible planning time… Continue reading

Sequim author Aaron Elkins explores history, art in new thriller

Sequim author Aaron Elkins’ new mystery book paints a picture of the past. Elkins, an award-winning author and former anthropology professor, saw the… Continue reading

Sequim chamber leader reflects on tenure

Shelli Robb-Kahler said she’s gained “invaluable” experience as she looks back at more than seven years as executive director of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley… Continue reading

Bedinger family asks for Morse Creek road barriers after death of daughter

Kim and Don Bedinger hope to make the Morse Creek curve on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles safer for travelers after… Continue reading

ARTfusion celebrates 10 years

ARTfusion returns for its 10th annual art show and sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday at the Cutting Garden… Continue reading

Stromberg sings for homeless awareness

Wesley Stromberg is bringing part of his national tour “The Way Up” to Sequim with a concert to raise awareness of homelessness in… Continue reading

Sequim woman receives aviation award

To sum up her life and love of aviation in a few words, Donna Wilson-Sommer said: “It’s been a joy ride.” A Sequim… Continue reading

Sequim warming center seeks new space

The Sequim Community Warming Center is in need of a new home before cold weather returns. Jean Pratschner, the warming center’s manager, said… Continue reading

Sequim School District superintendent discusses OPA plans

Olympic Peninsula Academy portables are tentatively set to be ready for staff and students Sept. 6 before the program begins classes Sept. 10,… Continue reading

Plans for school portables underway

As Sequim School District readies for the next school year, several programs and schools are looking at portables as temporary solutions for housing… Continue reading

Sequim School Board OKs new president, annual budget, fund minimum

The Sequim School Board has a new president. President Heather Short announced she was stepping down as board president and the board agreed… Continue reading