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Jenny Preston of Chimacum's Snow Creek Leather works on a belt at the Sequim Irrigation Festival's Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair in downtown Sequim pn Saturday. "I've been coming to this festival since as long as I can remember, possibly the 1970s," Preston said. With health restrictions in place the festival moved all but two events — the fair and the Grand Parade-turned-procession — to virtual presentations. See irrigationfestival.com. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Irrigation Festival fair ongoing in Sequim

Jenny Preston of Chimacum’s Snow Creek Leather works on a belt at the Sequim Irrigation Festival’s Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair in downtown Sequim on… Continue reading

 

Mayor William Armacost's T-shirt worn during a recent shopping trip has been posted on a variety of Facebook sites. The PDN has blurred a profane word on the shirt. It is not known who took the photo that has prompted many social media comments and letters to the editor.

Sequim mayor’s T-shirt draws attention

Message on garment prompts responses

 

Myron Teterud, a longtime Sequim schools and community supporter, gives the crowd a salute after being honored as “Fan of the Century” at Sequim High School’s centennial celebration in January 2011. Friends and acquaintances are mourning Teterud’s death on April 29. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim School District urged to name athletic field after longtime fan

Late Myron Teterud known for being big sports booster

 

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society purchases property for ‘Kitty City’

Formerly disc golf course, church, building will now house cats, kittens, small animals

Sequim schools looking toward 2021-2022 plans

Possible daily in-person education this fall

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Sequim’s ‘George Washington’ selected for Independence Day event

Vern Frykholm has appeared throughout the Puget Sound region as George Washington, portraying the first president in parades, at schools, for local festivals,… Continue reading

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Lawsuit alleges sex discrimination

Sequim schools employee says ‘malicious lies’ spread

Dungeness River Audubon Center director Powell Jones, right, helps guide a tour of the center’s renovation to Sequim Sunrise Rotary Foundation board members. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

River Center gets $250K boost from Sequim Sunrise Rotary

Tour provides glimpse of facility under construction

Dungeness River Audubon Center director Powell Jones, right, helps guide a tour of the center’s renovation to Sequim Sunrise Rotary Foundation board members. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim School District considers change to elementary model

Shift would put preK-2 in one school, grades 3-5 in another

Family and friends plan to honor the memory of Don Knapp, a longtime coach and volunteer of youth athletics, at the Sequim Little League's James Standard Memorial park on Sunday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Family, friends look to honor Knapp

Longtime coach, volunteer to be remembered Sunday

Family and friends plan to honor the memory of Don Knapp, a longtime coach and volunteer of youth athletics, at the Sequim Little League's James Standard Memorial park on Sunday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Sequim Irrigation Festival’s 2021 royalty get their first look at the float set for this year’s schedule of parades at a reveal event on Saturday at 7 Cedars Hotel and Casino. Pictured, from left, are princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, queen Hannah Hampton and princess Sydney VanProyen. The float bears the theme “A Place For You to Rome,” complete with Roman architecture and designs overseen by longtime float builder/coordinator Guy Horton. The reveal preceded the annual Kick Off Dinner and Auction, a major annual fundraiser for the festival. With some COVID-related restrictions still in place, most of the events have been moved to May 8. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Irrigation Festival float

Sequim’s annual Irrigation Festival, Washington state’s longest continuous community festival now in its 126th year, kicked off the parade season with the float reveal at… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival’s 2021 royalty get their first look at the float set for this year’s schedule of parades at a reveal event on Saturday at 7 Cedars Hotel and Casino. Pictured, from left, are princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, queen Hannah Hampton and princess Sydney VanProyen. The float bears the theme “A Place For You to Rome,” complete with Roman architecture and designs overseen by longtime float builder/coordinator Guy Horton. The reveal preceded the annual Kick Off Dinner and Auction, a major annual fundraiser for the festival. With some COVID-related restrictions still in place, most of the events have been moved to May 8. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
A proposed expansion of the Sequim Library includes a new entryway. Artwork courtesy of North Olympic Library System

Proposed legislation likely to fund Sequim Library expansion

Project rated fifth in list of library priorities

A proposed expansion of the Sequim Library includes a new entryway. Artwork courtesy of North Olympic Library System
Nicole Driggs stands inside A Stitch in Time Quilt Shoppe, which opened last week on the 200 block of East Washington Street. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Quilt store opens in Sequim

There’s a saying among some quilters that seems to fall somewhere between wisdom and a wisecrack: It’s cheaper than therapy. With materials, equipment… Continue reading

Nicole Driggs stands inside A Stitch in Time Quilt Shoppe, which opened last week on the 200 block of East Washington Street. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim School District sends out request for qualifications for capital projects

The Sequim School Board has approved the release of a request for qualifications to oversee a $15 million capital project plan. Local voters… Continue reading

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Sequim chicken now at sanctuary

Rescue animal takes steps toward new life

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Sequim Prairie Garden Club seeks help in maintaining landmark

Pandemic shut down only source of revenue

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Sequim senior Garrett Hoesel, right, picks up 54 yards on a punt return in the first half of Sequim’s 27-15 home win over South Kitsap on Friday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PREP FOOTBALL: Sequim the alpha in the battle of the Wolves

With big plays on offense, defense and special teams, Sequim toppled South Kitsap 27-15 Friday night in the schools’ first gridiron match-up in… Continue reading

Sequim senior Garrett Hoesel, right, picks up 54 yards on a punt return in the first half of Sequim’s 27-15 home win over South Kitsap on Friday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
North Kitsap defenders tackle Sequim quarterback Kobe Applegate in the first half of the Vikings' 28-0 rout of their Olympic League rivals in Poulsbo on Saturday afternoon. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PREP FOOTBALL: Sequim unable to keep up with Vikings

Missing a host of starters on both sides of the ball, Sequim’s Wolves kept the score close with the reigning Olympic League champions… Continue reading

North Kitsap defenders tackle Sequim quarterback Kobe Applegate in the first half of the Vikings' 28-0 rout of their Olympic League rivals in Poulsbo on Saturday afternoon. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Sequim School District’s board of Directors voted on Feb. 23 to retain Dr. Jane Pryne as the district’s superintendent through June 2022. (Photo courtesy of Sequim School District)

Sequim school board votes to keep Jane Pryne

Superintendent to serve through June 2022

Sequim School District’s board of Directors voted on Feb. 23 to retain Dr. Jane Pryne as the district’s superintendent through June 2022. (Photo courtesy of Sequim School District)
Claudine Sill —  left, with Rolanda —  and Deb Cox —  with Hadley —  are looking for volunteers to help raise guide dogs for the Guide Dogs for the Blind-Sequim, WA Puppy Raisers organization. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim group seeks help with raising puppies

Pandemic forces training creativity

Claudine Sill —  left, with Rolanda —  and Deb Cox —  with Hadley —  are looking for volunteers to help raise guide dogs for the Guide Dogs for the Blind-Sequim, WA Puppy Raisers organization. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group