Erin Hawkins

Breaking silence on sexual abuse: Group sets Sequim forum with a focus on youth

Conversations are on the rise nationally about sexual abuse, assault and misconduct after revelations about Hollywood and the USA Gymnastics team — and… Continue reading

Sequim High School leads the way in science

There’s nothing like walking into a crime scene on the first day of high school. A mock-crime scene was exactly what students found… Continue reading

New kitchen in sight for Sequim school district

Sequim School District has a clearer vision of what its new central kitchen will look like now that an option has been approved… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts presents show filled with love, loss and life lessons

Audiences can prepare to laugh, cry and learn life lessons with the upcoming play “Tuesdays with Morrie” written by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey… Continue reading

Sequim School officials mull changes to community school project

A significant portion of the Sequim Community School remains in line for demolition. But the overall plan for deconstruction of the aging and… Continue reading

Sequim School District considering changes to capital project plans

Hold the hammers. Sequim School District officials are considering several options that could change the district’s long-term capital project plans. At the Sequim… Continue reading

District gaining on kitchen renovation, partial demolition at Sequim Community School

The Sequim School District is slowly making progress toward renovating the district kitchen and demolishing the unused portions of the Sequim Community School… Continue reading

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