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“Silent Moment” is one of the photo stories Sequim artist and educator Marina Shipova has created through her work. She was chosen as the Art Fellow for the City of Sequim’s “Sequim Understory” project to help convey Sequim’s story to residents. It coincides with a potential project at the northeast corner of the Sequim Avenue/Washington Street intersection. (Photo courtesy of Marina Shipova)

Sequim live for feedback on downtown Sequim corner

Artist chosen to share photo stories

 

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Rock chuck takes rare trip to Sequim

Yellow-bellied marmot spotted for third time in Western Washington

 

The Sequim Irrigation Festival's royalty for 2021, from left, princess Sydney VanProyen, queen Hannah Hampton, and princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus will travel through Sequim on Saturday for the Grand Parade/Procession at 5 p.m. It can be viewed online and in-person with the route to be revealed online at www.irrigationfestival.com today.  Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Irrigation Festival hosts in-person, virtual events Saturday

Streak continues for most consecutive event in 126th year

 

Sequim chooses city manager search firm

Agency helped bring former leader Bush to area

Sequim plans Fourth of July fireworks

City Council considers options for old administration building

City staff plan to pave a portion of Washington Street from the Ninth Avenue roundabout to the River Round roundabout this September using a federal grant. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim plans to pave portion of main thoroughfare

West Washington Street scheduled for September overlay

City staff plan to pave a portion of Washington Street from the Ninth Avenue roundabout to the River Round roundabout this September using a federal grant. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Gardener Bob Caldwell, left, and Sue Scott work to build one of the walls of a raised bed in the Fir Street Community Garden. Gardeners from Community Organic Gardens of Sequim built five raised beds earlier this month at the site at 525 N. Fifth Ave. Participants share community service hours ranging from weeding pathways and community plots of blueberries and flowers to making signs or calling fellow gardeners with messages. Fees are $45 a year for a bed or plot, which includes a bag of compost from The Co-Op Farm and Garden, compost from Lazy J Tree Farm and water. For information on availability, call Liz Harper at 360-477-4881. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Building raised beds

Gardener Bob Caldwell, left, and Sue Scott work to build one of the walls of a raised bed in the Fir Street Community Garden. Gardeners… Continue reading

Gardener Bob Caldwell, left, and Sue Scott work to build one of the walls of a raised bed in the Fir Street Community Garden. Gardeners from Community Organic Gardens of Sequim built five raised beds earlier this month at the site at 525 N. Fifth Ave. Participants share community service hours ranging from weeding pathways and community plots of blueberries and flowers to making signs or calling fellow gardeners with messages. Fees are $45 a year for a bed or plot, which includes a bag of compost from The Co-Op Farm and Garden, compost from Lazy J Tree Farm and water. For information on availability, call Liz Harper at 360-477-4881. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Creamery owners talk rebranding effort, recalls

New self-contained manure pond to finish this month

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Book two in “The Hidden World of Wysteria” book series is “Into Wysteria.” (Photo courtesy of Owl Willows)

Sequim author’s Wysteria fantasy series mixes genres

Willows looks to inspire, encourage positivity

Book two in “The Hidden World of Wysteria” book series is “Into Wysteria.” (Photo courtesy of Owl Willows)
In the past year, Fred Banks has slowly recovered from a double lung transplant in Seattle. Now his family is seeking support to help offset costs of a lengthy medical stay and ongoing expensive prescriptions. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Retired firefighter seeks relief from medical bills

Sequim man able to breathe better after double lung transplant

In the past year, Fred Banks has slowly recovered from a double lung transplant in Seattle. Now his family is seeking support to help offset costs of a lengthy medical stay and ongoing expensive prescriptions. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim composer Jennifer Thomas' songs continue to be used by professional figure skaters, including three competitors at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden in late March. Her songs were a part of routines that helped Belgium, Japan and South Korea qualify spots at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo by Ron Southworth

Figure skaters bring Sequim composer’s songs to World Championships

Jennifer Thomas hopes to hear her song played in 2022 Winter Olympics

Sequim composer Jennifer Thomas' songs continue to be used by professional figure skaters, including three competitors at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden in late March. Her songs were a part of routines that helped Belgium, Japan and South Korea qualify spots at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo by Ron Southworth

Police agencies, prosecutor decline abuse allegations against Sequim couple

No charges will be filed against a Sequim elementary school administrator and her husband after law enforcement in Clallam and Whatcom counties investigated… Continue reading

New kits provided by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory include a smartphone microscope that were developed by Richland scientists. About 600 kits will go to Sequim Middle School soon. (Photo courtesy PNNL)

Sequim lab provides smartphone microscope kits to middle-schoolers

PNNL to offer partnership for STEM teachers

New kits provided by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory include a smartphone microscope that were developed by Richland scientists. About 600 kits will go to Sequim Middle School soon. (Photo courtesy PNNL)
Al Lynn, a volunteer with the Sequim PC Users Group, is one of several people refurbishing computers to give to those in need. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Personal computer group seeks those who need the technology

Ample refurbished desktops available for those in need

Al Lynn, a volunteer with the Sequim PC Users Group, is one of several people refurbishing computers to give to those in need. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Plans to expand Sequim’s Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory are in early stages, but the biggest priority is connecting to the City of Sequim’s water and sewer lines so the site can support more people and projects, said Genevra Harker-Klimes, director of coastal sciences for the Sequim lab. (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

National laboratory in Sequim planning facilities expansion

Contractors sought for both current and future projects

Plans to expand Sequim’s Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory are in early stages, but the biggest priority is connecting to the City of Sequim’s water and sewer lines so the site can support more people and projects, said Genevra Harker-Klimes, director of coastal sciences for the Sequim lab. (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Locals can view the 2021 Sequim Irrigation Festival royalty float reveal at 4:45 p.m. Saturday from the festival’s website, www.irrigationfestival.com. Last year’s float, pictured here, was used only for the 2020 Kickoff Dinner and Grand Parade/Procession due to the pandemic. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Irrigation Festival kicks off Saturday in Sequim

Float reveal, auction open online for all

Locals can view the 2021 Sequim Irrigation Festival royalty float reveal at 4:45 p.m. Saturday from the festival’s website, www.irrigationfestival.com. Last year’s float, pictured here, was used only for the 2020 Kickoff Dinner and Grand Parade/Procession due to the pandemic. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Rachel Anderson of Sequim speaks to a crowd of about 30 people about how she supports the Asian American community and how attacks on women need to stop. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim rally supports Asian American community

About 30 people gathered in downtown Sequim to stand against Asian American hate crimes. Co-organizer Carlos Osorio said Saturday’s two-hour rally was organized… Continue reading

Rachel Anderson of Sequim speaks to a crowd of about 30 people about how she supports the Asian American community and how attacks on women need to stop. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim city councilor Mike Pence. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

Sequim council member urged to resign over résumé discrepancies

Pence denies wrongdoing, saying his qualifications are true

Sequim city councilor Mike Pence. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim
Sequim City Council members will begin the process of choosing a new city manager, and it will include interim city manager Charisse Deschenes. Her contract isn’t broken if council members begin a search, city staff confirmed.
Sequim City Council members will begin the process of choosing a new city manager, and it will include interim city manager Charisse Deschenes. Her contract isn’t broken if council members begin a search, city staff confirmed.