Conor Dowley

Historic murals on display

Museum and Arts Center working to distribute murals depicting history, heritage of Sequim

 

Cedar Greens general operations manager Mike Smith, left, speaks with two attendees of the grand opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new cannabis dispensary store. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Cedar Greens opens its doors

New Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe cannabis dispensary store celebrates grand opening

 

PREP FOOTBALL: Walker Ward gains 181 yards as Sequim overwhelms Kingston

The Sequim Wolves enjoyed a dominant night in their homecoming game against the Kingston Buccaneers, overcoming a Bucs touchdown on the first play… Continue reading

 

Applestock cider, music to celebrate autumn

Benefit event is supporting the Salvation Army this year

Unopposed candidate to fill vacant Sequim School Board seat

Larry Jeffryes chosen after public interview with directors

PREP FOOTBALL: North Kitsap gets revenge on Sequim

Turnovers and penalties sank the Wolves as Sequim lost 16-8 to the North Kitsap Vikings in Poulsbo on Friday night in their first… Continue reading

CTE classes booming at SHS

Both traditional and higher-technology classes give students practical knowledge

Eagle Scout hopeful finishes Pioneer Memorial Park shed rehab

Several weeks ago, local Boy Scout Ian Thill set out to rehabilitate a storage shed at Pioneer Memorial Park as part of his… Continue reading

Survivor tells of cancer in ‘Stages:’ New playwright sets Sequim play for January

A Sequim man has written a play about fighting cancer and will produce it at Olympic Theatre Arts. For Max Bidasha, dealing with… Continue reading

Staff, parents learn about active shooter tactics

In an active shooter situation, it’s not necessary to be polite. That was one of the messages delivered by Jesus Villahermosa Jr. of… Continue reading

Tharinger, Chapman serve lunch for Boys & Girls Club in Sequim

State representatives talk with kids, learn about summer food program

Retired county manager was crucial to Olympic Discovery Trail

“There would be no ODT as we know it had it not been for Rich”

The Pet Posse veterinary transport vehicle parked in front of the Barks & Brews fundraiser event put on at the Peninsula Taproom on Aug. 10 to support the organization. Barks & Brews attracted more than 70 attendees and raised more than $5,000. Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Pet Posse gets boost from Barks & Brews

Fundraiser nets $5,100 for volunteer-run organization

The Pet Posse veterinary transport vehicle parked in front of the Barks & Brews fundraiser event put on at the Peninsula Taproom on Aug. 10 to support the organization. Barks & Brews attracted more than 70 attendees and raised more than $5,000. Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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                                Several people from Sequim and Port Angeles work together to learn a new game at Opttacon 2019 at the Guy Cole Event Center.

Opttacon 2019 brings new games, gamers to Sequim

Smaller-than-expected crowd still had high spirits

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                                Several people from Sequim and Port Angeles work together to learn a new game at Opttacon 2019 at the Guy Cole Event Center.
Eagle Scout candidate Ian Thill, back, and Dylan Washburn, front, lift up the first section of the Pioneer Memorial Park storage shed roof as part of Thill’s Eagle Scout project. “This roof was in worse shape than we thought,” Thill said. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Pioneer Memorial Park shed getting Scout-fueled facelift

Eagle Scout candidate working to improve park structure

Eagle Scout candidate Ian Thill, back, and Dylan Washburn, front, lift up the first section of the Pioneer Memorial Park storage shed roof as part of Thill’s Eagle Scout project. “This roof was in worse shape than we thought,” Thill said. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim School Board member resigns

Robin Henrickson resigns from the Sequim school board, admin changes announced

Vern Frykholm, right, walks across the 2018 Colonial Festival portraying George Washington alongside Jane Ritchey, left, portraying Martha Washington. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

5th annual Northwest Colonial Festival brings more history

More reenactors joining to add more knowledge to event

Vern Frykholm, right, walks across the 2018 Colonial Festival portraying George Washington alongside Jane Ritchey, left, portraying Martha Washington. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Manis Mastodon, Sequim’s major archaeological find, in focus with PBS affiliate

Sequim’s major archeological history got a focus from local PBS affiliate

Rescue dog Leidi nervously eats some food offered to her by Brad Evans, the shelter manager at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. Leidi is one of the 29 Australian shepherd-border collie mixes rescued from a property in Agnew in May after their owner died. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Two dogs rescued from Agnew home adopted

There’s been some successes & adoptions for Agnew dogs, but there’s still work to do

Rescue dog Leidi nervously eats some food offered to her by Brad Evans, the shelter manager at the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. Leidi is one of the 29 Australian shepherd-border collie mixes rescued from a property in Agnew in May after their owner died. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Clint Cawley of the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation taxis the “Red Stearman” biplane in at the Sequim Valley Airport as retired Air Force veteran Ken Leuthold gives an emphatic thumbs-up. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Veterans get the gift of flight

Ageless Aviation soars with eight Sequim veterans

Clint Cawley of the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation taxis the “Red Stearman” biplane in at the Sequim Valley Airport as retired Air Force veteran Ken Leuthold gives an emphatic thumbs-up. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)