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Boys & Girls Clubs begin summer meal programs

Free meals through the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula and US Department of Agriculture become widely available starting June 18 in Sequim… Continue reading

 

City partners with homeowner, Habitat to demolish “blighted” property

A property that city officials condemned last summer and has a history of criminal activity is no longer standing behind the Sequim Civic Center. A… Continue reading

 

Community news briefs — June 13, 2018

Structure fire burns home on Knapp Road A home valued at about $150,000 and contests of about $30,000 were destroyed in a fire that destroyed… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2018

 

CORRECTED: OMC takes another step toward Sequim cancer center, primary care expansion

Editor’s note: The square footage added to the Olympic Medical Center cancer care and primary care facilities has been corrected. In another step toward expansion… Continue reading

Judo instructors work with club member Olyver Van Selus during a judo class at the Boys & Girls Club Carroll C. Kendall unit in Sequim. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

Health company donates to Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula can continue to promote healthy lifestyles for its club members with $3,500 donated from UnitedHealthcare Community… Continue reading

Judo instructors work with club member Olyver Van Selus during a judo class at the Boys & Girls Club Carroll C. Kendall unit in Sequim. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

Long-time Clallam County PUD commissioner suffers stroke, resigns from post

Longtime and soon-to-be former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner continues to recover from a May 10 stroke, his wife said. “He can’t… Continue reading

Neah Bay European green crab total nearly 10 times more than Dungeness

As resource managers continue to catch European green crab in Dungeness, the invasive species seems to have its pinchers clamped down tight in Neah Bay.… Continue reading

Police blotter — June 13, 2018

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. June 5… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2018

Port of Port Angeles considers levy lid lift to pay for John Wayne Marina upkeep

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider asking voters countywide to pay higher taxes to fund infrastructure improvements to John Wayne Marina in Sequim. Commissioners… Continue reading

Rain does not stop smiles on this SHS grad parade

“Oh the Places You’ll Go” … For most graduates, that meant, immediately anyway, someplace dry. Still, a moderate rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of about… Continue reading

Sequim High graduates eye various career paths

Standing a few feet away from a rather apropos graduation theme of “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” a half-dozen soon-to-be high school graduates considered their… Continue reading

Sequim man found guilty of third-degree rape

A jury of six men and six women found the Sequim father of four school-age children guilty on June 7 of raping two 14-year-old girls… Continue reading

Summer teacher workshop set in Olympic National Park

Teachers are invited to join NatureBridge and the National Park Service for Learning from a Distance, a four-day summer workshop in Olympic National Park to… Continue reading

Valedictorians look to future

This year’s Sequim High School graduation theme “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” rings true for the four valedictorians who are venturing out of state as… Continue reading

Volunteer opportunities still available as Service Fest ends Friday night

With Sequim Service Fest set to wrap its two week run on Friday, June 15, there’s still plenty of work to finish in its home… Continue reading

Weather — June 13, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low June 5 63 45 June 6 65 43 June 7 63 52 June 8 61 50 June 9 57 46 June… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2018

Legislature gives schools more money but also more earmarks

Public school officials from across the North Olympic Peninsula aired their concerns about school funding during a closed-door meeting with state lawmakers in Sequim last… Continue reading

City, county officials expect minimal impact from road projects this summer

Following a busy year of road construction, leaders with the City of Sequim and Clallam County expect a much quieter and smoother transition for locals… Continue reading

Community news briefs — June 6, 2018

Earthquakes talk set at Studium Generale “The Cascadia Subduction Zone and the Coming Megathrust Earthquake” is the subject of Peninsula College’s June 7 Studium Generale… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2018

Food Bank’s peanut butter drive set for this weekend across Sequim

Community volunteers will be out this weekend seeking support for local youths outside Sequim’s grocers for the fifth annual Price Ford Peanut Butter Drive. From… Continue reading