Michael Dashiell

Jim Stoffer.

Stoffer resigns Sequim School Board position

District taking applications

 

Photo by Fran Reisner Thompson / From left, Denali (skippered by Bob BacCauley), Pinafore (skippered by Bernie Armstrong) and Sirius (skippered by Durkee Richards) compete in the Reach and Row for Hospice on Sequim Bay on Sunday.

Sequim’s Reach and Row for Hospice draws big crowd

Some good-natured competition on Sequim Bay in mid-September proved to be another boon for local hospice advocates. Dozens of teams and individuals turned… Continue reading

 

Wind Child, skippered by Rudy Heessels, one of the perennial participants in the annual Reach and Row for Hospice, competes in a Duck Dodge race in August. Heessels’ crew in this race included Charlie Roberts, Mylo Hauptli and Leon Skerbeck. (Fran Thompson)

Reach, Row for Hospice to set sail this weekend

Annual fundraiser to be conducted on Sequim Bay

 

Photo courtesy of Danni Breen

Sequim resident Danni Breen and walking companion Mike Schefers are pictured on their second day of their Camino de Santiago adventure this summer, after staying in a monastery in Roncesvalles in Spain.

Peninsula woman travels Camino de Santiago

Breen, 65, makes 500-mile pilgrimage to assess her life

Photo courtesy of Danni Breen

Sequim resident Danni Breen and walking companion Mike Schefers are pictured on their second day of their Camino de Santiago adventure this summer, after staying in a monastery in Roncesvalles in Spain.
Sequim City Band members break ground on the rehearsal hall expansion project. Pictured with ceremonial shovels are, from left, band president Debbi Soderstrom, band director Tyler Benedict and Neeley Construction superintendent Eli Collier. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim City Band breaks ground for expansion

$350K still needed to complete rehearsal hall construction

Sequim City Band members break ground on the rehearsal hall expansion project. Pictured with ceremonial shovels are, from left, band president Debbi Soderstrom, band director Tyler Benedict and Neeley Construction superintendent Eli Collier. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Construction starts on outdoor classroom at Dungeness center

Building to be shaped like traditional cedar hat

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Graffiti triggers extra police at Sequim schools

Threatening messages appear just before first day of classes

Rachel Tax, left, and Karen Kremkau hand out backpacks at the Back to School Fair at Helen Haller Elementary in 2021. Saturdays event features a drive-through and on-the-field fair at the Sequim School District stadium on West Fir Street. (Michael Dashiell / Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim plans hybrid Back to School Fair

The pandemic forced Sequim schools to become flexible in meeting the needs of its students, with many youths getting instruction both in person… Continue reading

Rachel Tax, left, and Karen Kremkau hand out backpacks at the Back to School Fair at Helen Haller Elementary in 2021. Saturdays event features a drive-through and on-the-field fair at the Sequim School District stadium on West Fir Street. (Michael Dashiell / Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Erin Fox.

Sequim High graduate Fox named SHS principal

Fox selected as lead administrator

Erin Fox.

Lopez named principal at Greywolf Elementary

Schools eye Sept. 16 as date for stadium naming ceremony

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Cherie Kidd and Bruce Emery (seated), candidates for Clallam County Director of Community Development, speak at a debate hosted by the Rotary Club of Sequim at the Dungeness River Center.

Clallam County hopefuls offer resumes

Emery, Kidd debate DCD seat after primary

Michael Dashiell /Olympic Peninsula News Group

Cherie Kidd and Bruce Emery (seated), candidates for Clallam County Director of Community Development, speak at a debate hosted by the Rotary Club of Sequim at the Dungeness River Center.
Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell / Kevin Miller, Port Angeles Police Department officer, offers a K-9 demonstration as Kitsap County Sheriff's Office deputy Aaron Baker. and Port Angeles police officer Whitney Fairbanks look on.

Community celebrates first responders at Unity of Effort event

Sunny skies, helpings of fresh salmon and numerous exhibits, vehicles and personnel from across the region greeted visitors at the 2022 Unity of… Continue reading

Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell / Kevin Miller, Port Angeles Police Department officer, offers a K-9 demonstration as Kitsap County Sheriff's Office deputy Aaron Baker. and Port Angeles police officer Whitney Fairbanks look on.

Sequim School Board leaders eye revenue increase for 2022-23

General fund could see bump of almost $1 million next year

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Sequim schools’ new chief on the job

Superintendent Nickels says she was ‘teacher-leader’ early on

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Waste facility hearing postponed

A public hearing on a proposed waste transfer facility and recycling center in Carlsborg, which was originally set for Thursday, was postponed on… Continue reading

Submitted photo / Mary Lou Sanelli offers interpretive dance at the annual ARTjam event this next weekend.

Flurry of art, activities set at annual ARTjam event

With colorful and creative pieces made with paint, wood, clay, collage, metals, pastels and even light itself, the 2022 ARTjam event is bringing another bumper… Continue reading

Submitted photo / Mary Lou Sanelli offers interpretive dance at the annual ARTjam event this next weekend.
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Yacht club’s ‘Spirit of Honu’ quilt to help fund respite care

Sequim Bay Yacht club members are raffling off a quilt as a fundraiser for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County. “The Spirit of Honu,”… Continue reading

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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. Sequim School Board directors agreed to name the SHS athletic field in honor of Teterud, along with naming the stadium stáʔčəŋ, a S’Klallam word meaning “wolf." (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file)

Names OK’d for Sequim stadium, field

Tribe, Teterud honored at athletic facility

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. Sequim School Board directors agreed to name the SHS athletic field in honor of Teterud, along with naming the stadium stáʔčəŋ, a S’Klallam word meaning “wolf." (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file)
Sequim High head coach Greg Glasser, center, talks to Isaiah Moore, left, and Erik Christiansen during a timeout in the Wolves’ 51-46 win over North Mason in January 2020. (Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo)

PREP BASKETBALL: Longtime Sequim boys coach Greg Glasser stepping away

Longest tenure of any high school basketball coach on the Peninsula

Sequim High head coach Greg Glasser, center, talks to Isaiah Moore, left, and Erik Christiansen during a timeout in the Wolves’ 51-46 win over North Mason in January 2020. (Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo)
Community members and dignitaries explore the newly refurbished and expanded Dungeness River Nature Center. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Community members and dignitaries explore the newly refurbished and expanded Dungeness River Nature Center. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)