Matthew Nash

The north side of an upgraded Guy Cole Convention Center in Carrie Blake Park is pictured in this drawing from the city of Sequim. Some projects may be put on hold because of budget constraints. — City of Sequim ()

Sequim looks at prioritizing projects in revitalizing Guy Cole center

SEQUIM — With a fraction of anticipated funds available to revitalize the Guy Cole Mini-Convention Center in Carrie Blake Park, Sequim City Council members are… Continue reading

The north side of an upgraded Guy Cole Convention Center in Carrie Blake Park is pictured in this drawing from the city of Sequim. Some projects may be put on hold because of budget constraints. — City of Sequim ()
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Sequim’s 2015 sales tax receipts set a high record

SEQUIM — The city of Sequim saw its biggest sales tax receipts ever last year, city staff said. Staff members said that the city brought… Continue reading

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Report of burglary in Sequim leads to the arrest of both the accused and the homeowner

SEQUIM — A report of an early morning burglary led to two arrests, including that of the homeowner who reported the break-in. Robert D. Akin,… Continue reading

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The Dungeness River continues to threaten two homes on the Dungeness River on Serenity Lane

WEEKEND REWIND: Homes threatened by Dungeness River vacated; Jamestown S’Klallam tribe makes plans for floodplain restoration

SEQUIM — A restoration effort will begin soon after all tenants living in the path of the Dungeness River have left. Matt McWilliams, 60, and… Continue reading

The Dungeness River continues to threaten two homes on the Dungeness River on Serenity Lane
Board members and volunteers for the Sequim Museum are in the back

Sequim Museum starts fund for new exhibit building

SEQUIM — The future looks bright for preserving Sequim's past. Officials with the Sequim Museum, formerly known as the Museum and Arts Center, said the… Continue reading

Board members and volunteers for the Sequim Museum are in the back
Black Bear Diner employees report carving of a bear

Sequim’s Black Bear Diner reports theft of popular carving

SEQUIM — Black Bear Diner's Peekin' Bear wood carving has been stolen, employees say. The carving, which stood on a stump outside a window of… Continue reading

Black Bear Diner employees report carving of a bear
The Dungeness River continues to threaten two homes on the Dungeness River on Serenity Lane

Homes threatened by Dungeness River vacated; Jamestown S’Klallam tribe makes plans for floodplain restoration

SEQUIM — A restoration effort will begin soon after all tenants living in the path of the Dungeness River have left. Matt McWilliams, 60, and… Continue reading

The Dungeness River continues to threaten two homes on the Dungeness River on Serenity Lane

Plan is set for future of Sequim’s flagship park

SEQUIM — A plan is in place for the city’s flagship park, Carrie Blake Park, but with it comes a lot of variables. City Council… Continue reading

City Manager Charlie Bush ()

Sequim city manager given high marks, pay raise; city agrees on temporary lease with Sequim Little League

SEQUIM — After nearly six months on the job, the city manager has the approval of the Sequim City Council. The council Monday unanimously approved… Continue reading

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Matt McWilliams looks below his Sequim home's deck that is threatened to be swept away by the Dungeness River. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

WEEKEND REWIND: Homeowners await buyout with Dungeness River levels rising

SEQUIM — More than a month after taking precautions to save his home, Matt McWilliams said the threat of the Dungeness River is closer than… Continue reading

Matt McWilliams looks below his Sequim home's deck that is threatened to be swept away by the Dungeness River. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

City of Sequim to recruit new full-time attorney

SEQUIM — The Sequim City Council has taken action on the future of city legal counsel as well as on two new amendments concerning utilities… Continue reading

Matt McWilliams looks below his Sequim home's deck that is threatened to be swept away by the Dungeness River. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Homeowners await buyout with Dungeness River levels rising

SEQUIM — More than a month after taking precautions to save his home, Matt McWilliams said the threat of the Dungeness River is closer than… Continue reading

Matt McWilliams looks below his Sequim home's deck that is threatened to be swept away by the Dungeness River. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
A portion of Keeler Park might play a role in providing right of way for shifting the intersection of Happy Valley Road about 200 feet to the west as an interim solution to create safer passage from Happy Valley to U.S. Highway 101. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim City Council urges upgrades at U.S. 101, Happy Valley Road

SEQUIM — The city of Sequim is supporting a grass-roots movement to improve safety at the intersection of U.S. Highway 101 and Happy Valley Road.… Continue reading

A portion of Keeler Park might play a role in providing right of way for shifting the intersection of Happy Valley Road about 200 feet to the west as an interim solution to create safer passage from Happy Valley to U.S. Highway 101. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Master Carver Dale Faulstich sits with handcrafted masks in his living room shortly before his retirement from full-time carving. For 20-plus years

WEEKEND REWIND: Jamestown’s S’Klallam’s master carver, Dale Faulstich, retires after more than 20 years of artistry for tribe

SEQUIM — For 20-plus years, Dale Faulstich, 65, has put a face, or faces, to the stories of the Jamestown S'Klallam tribe. The soft-spoken, non-native… Continue reading

Master Carver Dale Faulstich sits with handcrafted masks in his living room shortly before his retirement from full-time carving. For 20-plus years
Master Carver Dale Faulstich sits with handcrafted masks in his living room shortly before his retirement from full-time carving. For 20-plus years

Jamestown’s S’Klallam’s master carver, Dale Faulstich, retires after more than 20 years of artistry for tribe

SEQUIM — For 20-plus years, Dale Faulstich, 65, has put a face, or faces, to the stories of the Jamestown S'Klallam tribe. The soft-spoken, non-native… Continue reading

Master Carver Dale Faulstich sits with handcrafted masks in his living room shortly before his retirement from full-time carving. For 20-plus years