Matthew Nash

Sequim teen to bring back “Pumpkins for a Cause” on Saturday

Sequim teen to bring back “Pumpkins for a Cause” on Saturday

Sequim teen Carson Holt plans to once again sell pumpkins for local causes, but this year he’s in new digs. For his fifth… Continue reading

Sequim teen to bring back “Pumpkins for a Cause” on Saturday
Railroaders host 18th show Saturday-Sunday at Sequim Grange

Railroaders host 18th show Saturday-Sunday at Sequim Grange

Even car guys can like trains. For 40-plus years, Pat Furey of Sequim worked for General Motors, designing interiors for automobiles, or “literally… Continue reading

Railroaders host 18th show Saturday-Sunday at Sequim Grange
Dungeness cell tower to go up in November

Dungeness cell tower to go up in November

A radio-cell tower in Dungeness that area residents fought against in recent months will be upright and operational by November, developers said. The… Continue reading

Dungeness cell tower to go up in November
Foundation aims to expand Sequim Skate Park; Emblem 3 one of first donors to effort

Foundation aims to expand Sequim Skate Park; Emblem 3 one of first donors to effort

Skaters and cyclists look to ramp up efforts to redesign the 17-year-old Sequim Skate Park in Carrie Blake Park. Leaders of the Sequim… Continue reading

Foundation aims to expand Sequim Skate Park; Emblem 3 one of first donors to effort
Survivors, supporters rally for 20th year at Mad Hatter’s Tea

Survivors, supporters rally for 20th year at Mad Hatter’s Tea

Bright hats and hearts filled Sequim Community Church’s auditorium for the annual Mad Hatter’s Tea. It was the 20th year for the event,… Continue reading

Survivors, supporters rally for 20th year at Mad Hatter’s Tea
Gardener says goodbye to organic garden she helped grow

Gardener says goodbye to organic garden she helped grow

For more than nine years, Liz Harper has helped cultivate the Community Organic Gardens of Sequim. She and dozens of other gardeners have… Continue reading

Gardener says goodbye to organic garden she helped grow

Sequim council removes Fourth of July celebration from budget

City Council members have agreed not to dedicate funds in the 2017-18 budget to a Fourth of July celebration in Sequim. “We’re not… Continue reading

Sequim couple remembers value of humor after cancer diagnosis

Sequim couple remembers value of humor after cancer diagnosis

After a cancer diagnosis, husband-and-wife Pepper and Vonnie Putnam of Sequim say it’s important to stay positive and keep your sense of humor.… Continue reading

Sequim couple remembers value of humor after cancer diagnosis
Dungeness hunt for green crab winding down for winter

Dungeness hunt for green crab winding down for winter

In the coming week, resource managers on the Dungeness Spit look to wrap up their season’s hunt for the invasive European green crab.… Continue reading

Dungeness hunt for green crab winding down for winter
Fire commissioners deny grant over concerns for future finances

Fire commissioners deny grant over concerns for future finances

Despite the possibility of adding six full-time firefighters to the workforce, Clallam County Fire District 3… Continue reading

Fire commissioners deny grant over concerns for future finances
Dungeness River Festival offers exhibits, activities on one day only this year

Dungeness River Festival offers exhibits, activities on one day only this year

Organizers of the Dungeness River Festival will do it all in one day this year. The 18th edition of the festival will run… Continue reading

Dungeness River Festival offers exhibits, activities on one day only this year
Sequim lab using thermal imaging in aid of bird-friendly wind power

Sequim lab using thermal imaging in aid of bird-friendly wind power

Sequim researchers are investigating ways to help birds, bats and wind turbines co-exist better in skies over oceans. Engineers at the Pacific Northwest… Continue reading

Sequim lab using thermal imaging in aid of bird-friendly wind power
Children celebrate at the Pumpkin Party in the Sequim Prairie Grange’s outdoor kitchen a few years ago. The event grew from an effort to start a Junior Grange in the area and has continued for 12 years each October. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Prairie Grange celebrates 75 years of farming, rural living

For 75 years, members of the Sequim Prairie Grange have helped keep the rural, small town mindset alive. To celebrate their milestone, about 50 people… Continue reading

Children celebrate at the Pumpkin Party in the Sequim Prairie Grange’s outdoor kitchen a few years ago. The event grew from an effort to start a Junior Grange in the area and has continued for 12 years each October. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash
Lyle Hagen won the sixth Sequim Karaoke Idol contest Aug. 8 at the James Center for Performing Arts. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Karaoke Idol crowns new king at Music in the Park

For the sixth annual Sequim Karaoke Idol contest, Lyle Hagen came out on top. Hagen went against 11 other contestants Aug. 8 and… Continue reading

Lyle Hagen won the sixth Sequim Karaoke Idol contest Aug. 8 at the James Center for Performing Arts. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Strait Stamp Society hosts annual show Saturday at Sequim Masonic Lodge

Strait Stamp Society hosts annual show Saturday at Sequim Masonic Lodge

Like the back of stamps, there’s something that makes collecting postage for enthusiasts in the Strait Stamp Society stick.  There’s a story behind… Continue reading

Strait Stamp Society hosts annual show Saturday at Sequim Masonic Lodge
Stolli the dog statue stolen from Sequim memorial and found in pieces

Stolli the dog statue stolen from Sequim memorial and found in pieces

A popular icon once again left the corner of Hendrickson and Priest roads. The Cassidy Family, owners of A2Z Fencing at 1162 W.… Continue reading

Stolli the dog statue stolen from Sequim memorial and found in pieces
Dungeness Bonsai club helps Tacoma teens after vandalism

Dungeness Bonsai club helps Tacoma teens after vandalism

A Sequim-area bonsai club is helping Tacoma teens regrow their efforts following vandalism that destroyed trees in their greenhouse in May. Earlier this… Continue reading

Dungeness Bonsai club helps Tacoma teens after vandalism
Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation

Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation

By Matthew Nash Olympic Peninsula News Group Clallam County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate two burglaries at local groceries. Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S.… Continue reading

Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation
Robert Streett of Sequim takes a photo with his son Robby, 16, near Sedona, Arizona, earlier this week on vacation. The father and son died the next day in a car wreck in Colorado on July 20. They are survived by Josslyn, Robert’s wife, and son, Sawyer, 14, who were also in the vehicle during the crash. The photo was posted on his Facebook page.

Sequim father, son die in Colorado car wreck

Two Sequim residents died from their injuries in a head-on-crash Thursday evening traveling on U.S. Highway 160 in Colorado, reported the Colorado State… Continue reading

Robert Streett of Sequim takes a photo with his son Robby, 16, near Sedona, Arizona, earlier this week on vacation. The father and son died the next day in a car wreck in Colorado on July 20. They are survived by Josslyn, Robert’s wife, and son, Sawyer, 14, who were also in the vehicle during the crash. The photo was posted on his Facebook page.
Sequim Lavender Weekend expected to host thousands of visitors

Sequim Lavender Weekend expected to host thousands of visitors

If you’re looking for the full lavender experience, Sequim will be the place to be this weekend. Some 18 farms and nurseries will… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Weekend expected to host thousands of visitors