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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

 

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

 

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)

Interim superintendent says he’s stepping up for Sequim schools

New superintendent sends clear messages of support, intended progress at recent board meetings.

Sequim High School gets new English curriculum

For the first time in more than a decade, the English department is getting new material - and new tech.

Sequim School District approves interim superintendent contract

The Sequim School District Board of Directors have came to an agreement on the contract for interim superintendent Rob Clark. Clark, who was… Continue reading

Interim school chief in Sequim to focus on levy, personnel

Interim Superintendent Rob Clark plans to focus first on passage of a levy for the Sequim School District and on personnel problems when… Continue reading

School board discusses Arco liquor license

District has opportunity to formally object to the 24-hour minimart’s liquor license application

Former Five Acre School owners Brian Walsh and Autumn Piontek-Walsh, left, stand with the members of the new non-profit school board. From third left: Kristin Smith, Susan Craig, Jason Cline, Heidi VanDenberg, Allison Mahaney. Photo submitted.

Sequim’s Five Acre School becomes non-profit organization

School wants to better serve community with new ownership model.

Former Five Acre School owners Brian Walsh and Autumn Piontek-Walsh, left, stand with the members of the new non-profit school board. From third left: Kristin Smith, Susan Craig, Jason Cline, Heidi VanDenberg, Allison Mahaney. Photo submitted.

Sequim school board names Rob Clark interim superintendent

Clark will take on his new role on July 1

Sequim School Board considers curriculum, public comments

While this week’s Sequim School Board meeting was dominated by the interviews of two candidates for the interim superintendent position, there also was… Continue reading

Sequim School Board considers superintendent candidates

The Sequim School Board has interviewed the two finalists for interim superintendent and is expected to make a decision this week about who… Continue reading

Jamestown public safety, justice center to open this week

New tribal center with police offices, courtroom, children’s advocacy center is complete

A United States flag is raised over the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. Photo submitted by Mac Macdonald

Sequim speaker: D-Day anniversary can spark change

Local speaker wants to use D-Day as an impetus for social change.

A United States flag is raised over the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. Photo submitted by Mac Macdonald

Sequim Community Orchestra closes season Saturday

SCO hosts its annual spring concert to end the 2018-19 performance season

Sequim School Board selects search firm for superintendent

The Sequim School Board has agreed to contract with Northwest Leadership Associates to find candidates for the district superintendent post. At a packed… Continue reading