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Festive cheer in Sequim … out on a limb

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OPHS receives grant for deaf narcotics detection dog

A dog named Ghost was seen and heard around the nation when he became the first deaf narcotics detection dog in the country. Ghost, an… Continue reading

 

Fire on Hood Canal Bridge may delay some newspaper deliveries

Because of a fire on the Hood Canal Bridge today’s newspapers will be delivered later this morning. If you receive papers via the postal service,… Continue reading

 

Blaze destroys Blyn home near Chicken Coop Road

Fire consumed a Blyn home late Monday morning that fire officials say was tough to fight due to terrain. Assistant Fire Chief Tony Hudson with… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Dec. 5, 2018

Sing-along, food drive set for Saturday A Girl Scout Christmas Community Sing-a-long and Food Drive is scheduled for 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Centennial… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Fir Street reconstruction likely set for April 2019

Anticipated reconstruction on West Fir Street is on hold — again. City of Sequim officials report the anticipated January 2019 start date to reconstruct the… Continue reading

Firefighters step into dodgeball training

Firefighters turned back the clock for a game of schoolyard dodgeball last week. Clallam County Fire District 3’s A-shift rolled out the fire trucks for… Continue reading

Follow-ups: Quilter wins prestigious award, woman wears dress to support trafficking victims

Week to week, reporters cover dozens of stories from the heartbreaking to heartwarming. Here, we take a moment to revisit previous stories to update the… Continue reading

Lawsuit claims Clallam County violated Growth Management Act

Clallam County officials will discuss mineral resource lands in the coming weeks after property owners filed legal action against the county alleging violations of the… Continue reading

Learn about local forest conservancy at next Science Café

Garrett Dalan will talk about conservation efforts in the Olympic forests, as well as economic and leadership work here that ties back to the organization’s… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley in 2021. About 1… Continue reading

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PA’s Ice Village offers skating fun

Six-year-old twin sisters Emma Miller, left, and Aubri Miller get help from their mother, Heidi Allencastre of Sequim, with donning ice skates during the opening… Continue reading

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Peninsula legislators consider ban on plastic bags

Lawmakers representing the North Olympic Peninsula have mixed feelings about a proposed state-wide ban on single-use plastic carryout bags. State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles,… Continue reading

Police blotter — Dec. 5, 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. Nov. 27… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Serenity House of Clallam County selects Ware to lead operations

Serenity House has a new leader. Executive Director Richard “Doc” Robinson and the board of directors of Serenity House of Clallam County selected Viola Ware… Continue reading

Weather — Dec. 5, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Nov. 27 58 45 Nov. 28 50 40 Nov. 29 48 43 Nov. 30 48 37 Dec. 1 46 39 Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Search, rescue equipment stolen from Clallam County Sheriff’s Office

The Port Angeles Police Department is investigating after someone stole more than $20,000 worth of search and rescue equipment from the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.… Continue reading

Clallam deputies seek suspect in Lost Mountain burglary attempts

Clallam County deputies seek a suspect involved with two recently reported burglaries on Lost Mountain Road in Sequim. According to the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office,… Continue reading

Sequim man dies in vehicle crash on Lost Mountain Road

A 69-year-old man died after he suffered a”medical event” and crashed his vehicle a little before noon on Wednesday, Nov. 28, on Lost Mountain Road,… Continue reading

Mail delivery suspended on Dec. 5; some Gazette copies to be delivered Thursday, Friday

There will be no mail pickup or delivery on Wednesday, Dec. 5, for a national day of mourning. President Trump proclaimed Dec. 5 a national… Continue reading