Erin Hawkins

The Duttas’ adoption journey: Sequim couple looks to bring boy from India into family

Chelsea and Amith Dutta want to start their young family with an international adoption. In order to make this dream a reality, the… Continue reading

Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild donates $11,000 to fire department

Thanks to the Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild, emergency responders can continue doing what they do best: saving lives. Clallam County Fire District 3 accepted… Continue reading

Winter Wishes program provides gifts to students

Sequim High School sophomore Kyah Fukanaga will strum away her Christmas break this year. Fukanaga was among many Sequim High School students who… Continue reading

Church hosts second family-friendly holiday event

Newlife Church in Sequim is throwing a Jingle Jam Family Christmas celebration to kick off the first day of winter break for Sequim… Continue reading

Christmas story to come alive in Living Nativity tour

Sequim Valley Nazarene Church is starting a new Christmas tradition this year with a “Living Nativity” tour church officials hope to continue for… Continue reading

Sequim School Board OKs admin shifts, new hires

The Sequim School Board approved changes of administrative roles Monday. The board — President Heather Short, Vice President Brian Kuh, members Jim Stoffer… Continue reading

Hitting high notes: Sequim choir program sending a record 20 to All-State Choir

In all the years choral teacher John Lorentzen has taught at Sequim High School, he has never had as many as 20 students… Continue reading

Christmas classic to be presented in Sequim

Just in time for the holiday season, Ghostlight Productions is bringing a Christmas classic to Sequim. “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” is a story… Continue reading

Making a mark in Sequim: Local tattoo artist opens shop, ready to serve community

Keith Dulin has traveled up and down the West Coast in pursuit of achieving his dreams as a tattoo artist. While he has… Continue reading

Landscaping started at Pioneer Memorial Park as part of restoration project

Landscaping for a waterfall restoration project at Pioneer Memorial Park was begun last week. Mayor Dennis Smith planted a tri-colored dogwood tree while… Continue reading

Greywolf overcrowding alleviated with additional teachers, sections

Sequim School District and Greywolf Elementary School have reached a resolution of the overcrowding at first- and third-grade levels. School officials said they… Continue reading

Professional fellow from Azerbaijan working with city of Sequim

State Department Professional Fellow Aydan Rzayeva from Azerbaijan is living with Sequim host families and working with the city of Sequim through Nov.… Continue reading

Peninsula Cub Scout programs might have option for girls as members in 2018

Come next fall, local families might be bringing both their sons and daughters to Cub Scout programs. The Boy Scouts of America board of directors… Continue reading

‘The Explorer’s Club’ farce to kick off Olympic Theatre Arts’ season

Olympic Theatre Arts will kick off its 2017-18 main stage season tonight with a fast-paced Victorian spoof, followed by a champagne reception. “The… Continue reading

Sequim School Board approves teacher contract

The Sequim School Board has approved a new contract for Sequim teachers. Diana Piersoll, Sequim Education Association (SEA) president, and Sequim Schools Superintendent… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts renovated outside

Those attending performances at Olympic Theatre Arts no longer have to walk on a gravel path to the entrance, thanks to recent upgrades… Continue reading

Sequim woman tells of volunteering in Haiti during hurricane

Ann Marie Henninger is already planning to volunteer with Midwives for Haiti again after returning from Haiti several weeks ago. The Sequim resident,… Continue reading

Port commission, school board candidates face off in Sequim forum

Candidates for Port of Port Angeles commissioner discussed economic objectives while Sequim School Board hopefuls addressed school curriculum at a forum held by… Continue reading

Sequim School Board expected to vote on tentative teacher contract Oct. 16

A tentative agreement has been made between Sequim teachers and the administration regarding teacher contracts. Diana Piersoll, Sequim Education Association (SEA) president, and… Continue reading

Two-vehicle collision leaves man injured in Sequim

A motorcyclist was to be airlifted to Harborview Medical Center on Tuesday after he was injured in a collision with a truck. The… Continue reading