Sequim Lawmakers Drop Bill, Leaving Districts With 'Very High' Threshold For Building New Schools By Kyle Stokes • Feb 23, 2015 Sequim School District Listen Listening... / 1:21 After getting a drubbing at the polls in April 2014, when just 44 percent of Sequim voters supported a $154 million school construction bond issue, Kelly Shea says he got the message: "You guys are biting off more than you can chew." Lavender farmers want attention from foodies By Keith Seinfeld • Apr 30, 2012 Sequim Lavender Farmers Association The area around Sequim on Washington's Olympic peninsula is known as one of the top lavender growing regions in the nation. Most of that lavender ends up as dried flowers or scented potpourri. Nowadays, it’s also ending up in food. The growers are meeting today (April 30th) to discuss the safest ways to make those flower buds edible, using a certification process.