Michael Dashiell

Gayle Stewart greets youths at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Healthy Community Coalition kickoff event last weekend in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

New Sequim coalition advocates healthy start with Ready, Set, Go 5210! initiative

SEQUIM — The shift is on. Members of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Healthy Community Coalition welcomed interested community members of all ages to their health initiative… Continue reading

Gayle Stewart greets youths at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Healthy Community Coalition kickoff event last weekend in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Free workshop to explore end-of-life conversations, decisions Wednesday in Port Angeles

SEQUIM — Awkward, uncomfortable and possibly a bit frightening — but the conversation is worth having. Paul Fiorini, chaplain/bereavement coordinator at Assured Hospice of Clallam… Continue reading

Sequim School District votes to increase facility rental fees

SEQUIM — Rental fees for Sequim School District facilities are going up. The School Board voted 4-0 Monday, with board member Heather Short absent, to… Continue reading

History teacher Craig Frick of Sequim

Port Townsend’s small Jefferson Community School has international reach

PORT TOWNSEND — Small school, big dreams. Nestled in downtown Port Townsend among the boutique shops, cafes and bistros, in a three-story building once used… Continue reading

History teacher Craig Frick of Sequim

Sequim schools eye survey for facility needs, community interest

SEQUIM — After four failed school construction bond attempts in the past two years, Sequim school leaders are seeking a fresh look at the issue.… Continue reading

Sequim churches, police seeking to help homeless

SEQUIM — The Rev. Bob Rhoads noted that things have changed in Sequim dramatically in the past few years, that up until about six years… Continue reading

Anna and Elsa are a pair of horses that Olympic Peninsula Equine Network members rescued in late February. ()

Sequim horse rescue takes animals after Belfair tragedy

SEQUIM — In Greek mythology, it is the phoenix that is regenerated out of the ashes of its predecessor, reborn to live once again. While… Continue reading

Anna and Elsa are a pair of horses that Olympic Peninsula Equine Network members rescued in late February. ()
The Greywolf Parent-Teacher Association is seeking funds to replace a large piece of playground equipment for younger students at the school after some equipment was deemed unsafe. — Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

Pupils, parents raising funds to replace Calsborg playground equipment

CARLSBORG — This school year, recess has changed at Greywolf Elementary School in Carlsborg. Sequim School District officials completed in August an official assessment of… Continue reading

The Greywolf Parent-Teacher Association is seeking funds to replace a large piece of playground equipment for younger students at the school after some equipment was deemed unsafe. — Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()
Louie Rychlik

WEEKEND REWIND: Business owner, volunteer Louie Rychlik is named Sequim Citizen of the Year

SEQUIM — On four yellow pieces of notebook paper, Louie Rychlik had penned his acceptance speech. It featured one sentence: “I don't walk on water.”… Continue reading

Louie Rychlik
Louie Rychlik

Business owner, volunteer Louie Rychlik is named Sequim Citizen of the Year

SEQUIM — On four yellow pieces of notebook paper, Louie Rychlik had penned his acceptance speech. It featured one sentence: “I don't walk on water.”… Continue reading

Louie Rychlik
Stephanie Dinius

WEEKEND REWIND: Sequim standout to race Saturday for spot in Olympic Games

SEQUIM — She already had dropped band and basketball, so by the time she began racing with the Sequim Middle School's seventh-grade cross-country team, quitting… Continue reading

Stephanie Dinius
Stephanie Dinius

Sequim standout to race Saturday for spot in Olympic Games

SEQUIM — She already had dropped band and basketball, so by the time she began racing with the Sequim Middle School's seventh-grade cross-country team, quitting… Continue reading

Stephanie Dinius
Sequim High students Taylor Bullock and Emily Webb present information about the Sequim School District’s $54 million construction bond proposal to classmates in early January. — Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

Sequim school bond proposal sparks interest in student voting

SEQUIM — For a number of Sequim teens, their first vote may help decide the future of their schools. A growing interest by young voters… Continue reading

Sequim High students Taylor Bullock and Emily Webb present information about the Sequim School District’s $54 million construction bond proposal to classmates in early January. — Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()