Iconic Sequim bookstore up for sale, facing quick closure
March 6th, 2014 - 5:28am
SEQUIM) If you've ever thought about running a small business, in particular, a bookstore, your timing couldn't be better. Pacific Mist Books in Sequim is looking for a new owner to take over the business by April 1st or sooner.
Vickie Maples, the current owner of Pacific Mist Books, purchased the business in 2011. But she says health issues with her family members is prompting her to put store up for sale, and quickly.
She says she'll try to operate as normal, even filling special orders as needed. She also mentioned that before she leaves, the store will feature a few specials.
Maples said that community support for keeping a local bookstore is strong. She has had a few inquiries about acquiring the store, but she is still taking offers.
Maples was the executive director of the Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce, before buying the store. She says she'll move to California.
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