Matthew Nash

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office seeks leads on coyote carcass dumping

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office seeks information about the killing and dumping of multiple dead coyotes by the Dungeness River just north of… Continue reading

 

Expansion approved for Sequim City Band’s rehearsal space

Sequim City Council members have unanimously approved the expansion of the James Center for Performing Arts’ practice space, Swisher Hall. The council acted… Continue reading

 

An artist's rendering shows the expected view of the Jamestown Healing Clinic.
(Courtesy of the Jamestown Tribe)

Sequim, tribe agree to MAT navigator partnership

Position to be filled by March

An artist's rendering shows the expected view of the Jamestown Healing Clinic.
(Courtesy of the Jamestown Tribe)
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Sequim’s Kiwanis Club disbands, joins Port Angeles group

Last grants support local organizations

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Armacost’s cross prompts vote to blur backgrounds

Virtual meetings to follow in-person rules

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Clallam Transit leaders report that, in 2020 and 2021, exclusions have gone above pre-pandemic levels, with transit operators issuing exclusions for misbehavior, mostly nuisances, while at transit facilities or while riding on a bus across Clallam County. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Clallam Transit reports rise in misbehavior as ridership decreases

Buses safe to travel, general manager says

Clallam Transit leaders report that, in 2020 and 2021, exclusions have gone above pre-pandemic levels, with transit operators issuing exclusions for misbehavior, mostly nuisances, while at transit facilities or while riding on a bus across Clallam County. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Sequim council chooses new mayor

Deputy mayor Ferrell follows Armacost for two-year term

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Operators of Sequim’s Grocery Outlet Bargain Market plan to cease sales Saturday. (Emily Matthiessen / Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Grocery Outlet planning to close Saturday

Ulta Beauty may reopen its location later this year

Operators of Sequim’s Grocery Outlet Bargain Market plan to cease sales Saturday. (Emily Matthiessen / Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Broadband to expand west of Port Angeles

Agency leaders anticipate more fund opportunities

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Sequim schools finds its next interim chief

Retired Shelton schools superintendent to lead through June 2022

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Three Peninsula residents appointed to state boards

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed three North Olympic Peninsula residents to state boards and commissions. Sequim residents Richard Hendricksen, retired planning director for… Continue reading

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Winter Wishes granted at Sequim High School

Community helps support more than 400 gifts to, from students

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Kitty Sokkappa leads a yoga class at the YMCA of Sequim. It’s one of the biggest at the facility, staff say. Starting Jan. 1, club members and participants ages 12 and older in all North Olympic Peninsula YMCAs must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or a negative test before participating in events. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

YMCAs to require full COVID-19 vaccines in 2022

Participants must show proof or a negative test result

Kitty Sokkappa leads a yoga class at the YMCA of Sequim. It’s one of the biggest at the facility, staff say. Starting Jan. 1, club members and participants ages 12 and older in all North Olympic Peninsula YMCAs must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or a negative test before participating in events. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. It’s part of a collective light display by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to place 3.25 million lights around the Blyn/Dungeness/ Sequim area. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Jamestown blazing display an annual treat

Each branch of each tree wrapped in brillance

Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. It’s part of a collective light display by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to place 3.25 million lights around the Blyn/Dungeness/ Sequim area. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim City Council on record against income taxes that don’t exist

Sequim City Council members have passed a resolution opposing a city income tax. The council approved it in a 4-3 vote on Nov.… Continue reading

Volunteer Kirsti Turella helps Desirae Cortez look for just the right toy for her children in 2020 at Toys for Sequim Kids. The Sequim Community Aid sponsored event takes place Dec. 15 at Sequim Prairie Grange. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Toys for Sequim Kids drive seeks donations

Event on Dec. 15 at Sequim Grange

Volunteer Kirsti Turella helps Desirae Cortez look for just the right toy for her children in 2020 at Toys for Sequim Kids. The Sequim Community Aid sponsored event takes place Dec. 15 at Sequim Prairie Grange. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim goes into 2022 with $31.7 million balanced budget

No utility or property tax rates passed by council

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Craig Tenhoff prepares to hand off candy canes to place along Diamond Point Road earlier this month as the road was transformed into Holiday Lane. Each year since 2007, residents have lined the road with Christmas decorations for nearly 4 miles starting from the road’s intersection at U.S. Highway 101. About 35 volunteers helped hang ornaments, candy canes and banners.

Community shows Christmas spirit

Craig Tenhoff prepares to hand off candy canes to place along Diamond Point Road earlier this month as the road was transformed into Holiday Lane.… Continue reading

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Craig Tenhoff prepares to hand off candy canes to place along Diamond Point Road earlier this month as the road was transformed into Holiday Lane. Each year since 2007, residents have lined the road with Christmas decorations for nearly 4 miles starting from the road’s intersection at U.S. Highway 101. About 35 volunteers helped hang ornaments, candy canes and banners.