Erin Hawkins

Sequim considers gaps, solutions to community’s health

The city of Sequim looks to shift and expand its funding for human services for its proposed 2019 budget. City staff held a… Continue reading

Sequim students pedal for a purpose

Members of Sequim High School’s Rotary Interact Club will put the pedal-to-the-metal on a stationary electricity bike for 24 hours this weekend to… Continue reading

Heart for the Arts to celebrate artists

Olympic Theatre Arts is setting the stage to showcase the arts in a way the theater never has before. Tickets for the inaugural… Continue reading

Sequim Library expansion proposition falls short

A proposal to expand a building that library officials has said is too small and in need of an upgrade fell just short… Continue reading

Sequim mother-daughter surfers share passion for sport

A good time for Melissa Davis and her daughter Gemma is to grab their surfboards, load up the van and head out to… Continue reading

Tentative contract set with Sequim paraeducators

After six months in negotiations, Sequim paraeducators could receive a 15.9 percent increase in salaries in the next two years. They recently agreed… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity plans boutique in downtown Sequim

Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County expects to expand its fundraising enterprise with a boutique in downtown Sequim. The nonprofit is moving its… Continue reading

Sequim assistant pastor, friends record album

David Isaac Rivers wasn’t planning to record an album of his original songs when his friend Curry Winborn approached him with the idea.… Continue reading

Sequim group honors seven veterans with Quilts of Valor

Seven veterans have been given handmade quilts in recognition of their years of military service. The Grateful Grannies presented the veterans with the… Continue reading

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