Gary Jones

Sequim: Newspaper article leads to farm’s purchase

SEQUIM -- At first glance, John and Heather Erskine could not believe the front-page news article in the Capital Press. Someone named Bob Carlson, representing… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Farm’s preservation to be celebrated

SEQUIM -- A mowed area in an open hayfield will serve as the setting Saturday morning when Friends of the Field Foundation holds its "Celebration… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Sequim and Port Angeles students may have to pay more to take class

SEQUIM -- Driver's safety education may be the next Sequim School District program scuttled because financial woes. Superintendent Mike Joyner told the School Board on… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Construction near eagles’ nest has neighbors squawking

SEQUIM -- A squawk has been stirred over excavation work near an occupied eagles' nest on property along Priest Lane. In this case, the mother… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools rehire teachers

SEQUIM -- At least two of the certified teachers who were issued reduction in force notices after the election failure of a school district maintenance… Continue reading


SEQUIM -- A long-term commitment to plan and develop a natural history and environmental education center in Railroad Bridge Park has been reaffirmed. Representatives of… Continue reading

SEQUIM: “Wild and woolly” Monday at sheep fest

> SEQUIM -- Things could get "wild and woolly" Monday in Carrie Blake Park if the Olympic Peninsula Sheep Association has its way. The association's… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Interim manager to deliver final `state of the city” address

> SEQUIM -- Interim City Manager Stan McNutt will present his final "state of the city" address Tuesday to the City Council. The City Council… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Fire district gets new assistant chief

> SEQUIM -- Al Knobbs doesn't have difficulty understanding his job as the newest assistant fire chief in Clallam County Fire District No. 3. For… Continue reading

BLYN: Officials relocating creek, RV park tenants

> BLYN -- Only four mobile units remain in what previously was a bustling recreational vehicle park on South Sequim Road. "We still have to… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools to charge rental fee for buildings, fields

> SEQUIM -- Superintendent Mike Joyner doesn't expect the school district to collect major revenue by increasing user fees for the district's buildings and fields.… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School district may rehire teachers

> SEQUIM -- By using state Initiative 728 money to maintain current class sizes, the School District may be able to rehire teachers previously notified… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Rubber ducks ready to race today

> More than 18,000 rubber ducks will race down Daishowa America's mill canal in Port Angeles at noon today. It's the annual Great Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Parents organizing party for graduating seniors

> SEQUIM -- Parents of Sequim High School graduating seniors are seeking donations and other assistance in providing an alcohol and drug-free party for the… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Rubber ducks ready to race

> Every dollar invested in the Great Olympic Duck Derby is apparently worth its weight in rubber ducks. The Olympic Memorial Hospital Foundation proved that… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Olympic hospital officials authorize contract with Virginia Mason

> PORT ANGELES -- Hospital district commissioners authorized Olympic Medical Center Administrator Mike Glenn to expand the hospitalist program Wednesday. Virginia Mason Medical Center is… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Elliott says he has already signed and returned the contract for the city manager job

> SEQUIM -- Bill Elliott expressed an interest in becoming Sequim's city manager six years ago, but he missed the application deadline. "I was too… Continue reading

SEQUIM: City manager job offered to Oregon man

> SEQUIM -- Former Milton-Freewater, Ore., City Manager Bill Elliott will be hired to fill Sequim's top administrative post. The City Council confirmed Monday night… Continue reading

Crowds line Sequim street to watch parade

> SEQUIM -- People stood four deep Saturday along Washington Street to watch the 106th Irrigation Festival Grand Parade. It was a pattern witnessed at… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Council ready to name city manager

> SEQUIM -- A new city manager is expected to be named Monday by the City Council. "The council is ready to vote on the… Continue reading