Matthew Nash

Traffic lights, Washington Street rehab among 2022 Sequim projects

Pandemic may bring second year of no utility increases

 

Rachel Anderson.

Sequim council hopefuls discuss city issues

Virtual forum features seven of 10 candidates

 

Construction tentatively will start in late October on a roundabout at the intersection of Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road and will last about five months, according to Clallam County staff. (File photo by Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Unicorporated Clallam County to get first roundabout

Woodcock Road project planned for winter construction

 

Matt Huish.

Contract finalized for Sequim city manager

Interim city manager Deschenes to return as assistant city manager

Matt Huish.
Anji Scalf

Sequim chamber director resigns after three years

Board lists position online, anticipates no service disruption

Anji Scalf
JoVonne Lingvall stands by a new pedestrian crosswalk at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church where she and her sister were struck by a vehicle last November. Lingvall survived, but her sister Lorraine (Reandeau) Anderson died four days later. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Solar-powered lights now illuminate crosswalk

Effort follows collision that killed church attendee

JoVonne Lingvall stands by a new pedestrian crosswalk at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church where she and her sister were struck by a vehicle last November. Lingvall survived, but her sister Lorraine (Reandeau) Anderson died four days later. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Every few months, Cathie Osborne will meet with her doctor at Swedish Medical Center via Zoom and, with a magnet and cell phone, her treatment for essential tremor can be adjusted remotely by medical staff in Seattle without making an all-day trip. “Knowing we don’t have to make those trips is such a relief,” she said. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)=

New option helps tame tremors with adjustments

Sequim woman is first in state to receive treatment

Every few months, Cathie Osborne will meet with her doctor at Swedish Medical Center via Zoom and, with a magnet and cell phone, her treatment for essential tremor can be adjusted remotely by medical staff in Seattle without making an all-day trip. “Knowing we don’t have to make those trips is such a relief,” she said. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)=
If a plan to control the deer population in Sunland is approved by Sunland Owners Association’s board of directors, deer would be reduced to 22 allowed to live in the area with state officials trapping and euthanizing the deer before donating the meat to local food banks. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sunland board considers deer culling

Draft plan could be first in state, serve as case study

If a plan to control the deer population in Sunland is approved by Sunland Owners Association’s board of directors, deer would be reduced to 22 allowed to live in the area with state officials trapping and euthanizing the deer before donating the meat to local food banks. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Keith Larkin.
Keith Larkin.
TEASER

Sequim council chooses Utah administrator to lead city

Contract negotiations begin today

TEASER

League of Women Voters sets virtual forums for Sequim races

Most candidates for Sequim-area races plan to attend virtual forums hosted by the League of Women Voters of Clallam County in late September.… Continue reading

A Little Free Pantry went up in mid-August in front of the YMCA of Sequim with various types of food available 24/7. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

YMCA of Sequim adds Little Free Pantry on Fifth Avenue

Community giving continues through another local Little Free Pantry. The YMCA of Sequim at 610 N. Fifth Ave. added a purple, wooden box… Continue reading

A Little Free Pantry went up in mid-August in front of the YMCA of Sequim with various types of food available 24/7. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Carrie Rodlend plans to auction off more than 30 reimagined classic paintings, such as Claude Monet’s “Woman with a Parasol – Madame Monet and Her Son” on Saturday from her home studio in Dungeness. She’s worked more than a year beside her students on reimagining classic paintings to teach new techniques. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Dungeness artist’s auction reimagines famous paintings for Sept. 11 show

Consider Dungeness artist Carrie Rodlend’s latest work a redux of the classics. For the last year and a half, she’s been working with… Continue reading

Carrie Rodlend plans to auction off more than 30 reimagined classic paintings, such as Claude Monet’s “Woman with a Parasol – Madame Monet and Her Son” on Saturday from her home studio in Dungeness. She’s worked more than a year beside her students on reimagining classic paintings to teach new techniques. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
WEB

Clallam County housing demand, prices high

Options weighed after expected foreclosures

WEB
Bus driver Veronica Brenner, center, and paraeducator Liz Joers direct students to classrooms at Helen Haller Elementary and buses to Greywolf Elementary on Wednesday morning for the first day of school. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Class in session

Bus driver Veronica Brenner, center, and paraeducator Liz Joers direct students to classrooms at Helen Haller Elementary and buses to Greywolf Elementary on Wednesday morning… Continue reading

Bus driver Veronica Brenner, center, and paraeducator Liz Joers direct students to classrooms at Helen Haller Elementary and buses to Greywolf Elementary on Wednesday morning for the first day of school. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Organizers of the Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire anticipate plenty of pilots to stop in for the event on Saturday with fair weather and a year off from the festivities in 2020. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group file)

Air Affaire flies back to Sequim for eighth year

Event set for Saturday with vehicle rides, demos

Organizers of the Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire anticipate plenty of pilots to stop in for the event on Saturday with fair weather and a year off from the festivities in 2020. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group file)
The front of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic, aka Jamestown Healing Clinic, will feature carved wood art, a retention pond, and plentiful landscape, says tribal leadership. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Jamestown’s MAT clinic under construction

Health director tells of safety measures and plans

The front of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic, aka Jamestown Healing Clinic, will feature carved wood art, a retention pond, and plentiful landscape, says tribal leadership. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Martha Washington (Jane Ritchey) and George Washington (Vern Frykholm Jr.) meet with a young visitor at the Northwest Colonial Festival in 2019. The pair return this year today thorugh Sunday for daily visits with guests. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Colonial Fest returns to George Washington Inn

Event shares takes of life during the Revolutionary War

Martha Washington (Jane Ritchey) and George Washington (Vern Frykholm Jr.) meet with a young visitor at the Northwest Colonial Festival in 2019. The pair return this year today thorugh Sunday for daily visits with guests. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Vote allows Sequim City Council to hear some building appeals

Interim ordinance allowing hearing examiner to consider appeals to expire Sunday

Charisse Deschenes will remain as Sequim interim city manager until a permanent city manager is hired tentatively this fall. (Photo courtesy City of Sequim)

Sequim City Council extends interim city manager contract

Deschenes in role until permanent hire in place

Charisse Deschenes will remain as Sequim interim city manager until a permanent city manager is hired tentatively this fall. (Photo courtesy City of Sequim)