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Cedar Greens general operations manager Mike Smith, left, speaks with two attendees of the grand opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new cannabis dispensary store. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Cedar Greens opens its doors

New Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe cannabis dispensary store celebrates grand opening

 

Sequim public works department resource manager Ann Soule, second from left, talks to the crowd after Eric Smith, left, and Walter Wielbicki, third from left, officially started charging their cars as the first two customers of the city’s new electric vehicle charging station at the old PUD substation at 410 E. Washington St. on Oct. 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

City of Sequim, Clallam PUD partner on electric vehicle charging station

If you drive an electric vehicle, there’s a new local option in how to keep it charged. The City of Sequim opened a new charging… Continue reading

 

City votes down MAT-related online survey

Councilors question validity, openness to non-computer users

 

Community news briefs — Oct. 16, 2019

Cemetery board to meet The Gardiner Community Cemetery Commissioners are meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

European green crab totals climb in Neah Bay, decline in Dungeness

Population captured near Blaine shows numbers growing inland

Harvest of Hope raises $124K for cancer center

Cancer patients on the Olympic Peninsula got another big boost from this year’s Harvest of Hope. The Olympic Medical Center Foundation raised a record $124,000… Continue reading

Officer Kindryn Leiter approaches Sequim Middle School during the Criminal Mass Casualty Incident drill on Sept. 28. Officers participating in the drill were not told of the exact location or situation of the incident within the school other than what would naturally come over dispatch, so as to force then to approach it with the kind of tactical thinking they’d employ in a live situation. Officers were also carrying training weapons and were checked before the drill to make sure they didn’t accidentally have live weapons. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Mass Casualty drill prepares Sequim first responders

A view from the drill that brought a dozen agencies together to face a simulated crisis

Officer Kindryn Leiter approaches Sequim Middle School during the Criminal Mass Casualty Incident drill on Sept. 28. Officers participating in the drill were not told of the exact location or situation of the incident within the school other than what would naturally come over dispatch, so as to force then to approach it with the kind of tactical thinking they’d employ in a live situation. Officers were also carrying training weapons and were checked before the drill to make sure they didn’t accidentally have live weapons. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Official: Sequim corridor project funding likely in 2021 budget

Road construction money expected by head of state committee

Police blotter — Oct. 16, 2019

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Oct. 7… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

Property taxes due Oct. 31

Second-half county property taxes are due by Thursday, Oct. 31. Clallam County Treasurer Teresa Marchi sent out a reminder to Clallam County taxpayers last week.… Continue reading

Sequim woman charged with attempted murder, felony assault

Larisa Jean Dietz in jail for alleged stabbing of man at Sunbelt Apartments

Steve Perry, newsgroup advertising manager, to retire

Steve Perry, the general manager and ad director of the Olympic Peninsula News Group and the Kitsap News Group is retiring after 39 years in… Continue reading

Warming center hosts talent showcase fundraiser

Proceeds support operations at church facility

Weather — Oct. 16, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Oct. 8 53 42 Oct. 9 50 33 Oct. 10 52 32 Oct. 11 55 32 Oct. 12 54 37 Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

County commissioners urge DCD to clean up Midway Metals property

Clallam County commissioners have urged the Department of Community Development to continue pursuing a cleanup of a non-conforming scrapyard on U.S. Highway 101 between Sequim… Continue reading

PHOTO GALLERY: A royal Homecoming

Michael McAleer and Hope Glasser are named 2019 Sequim High School Homecoming King and Queen on Oct. 4. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell By… Continue reading

Sequim Police arrest woman for attempted murder

Dietz, 48, allegedly cut neighbor at Sunbelt Apartments

Interim Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, right, addresses the audience before swearing in Larry Jeffryes, left, to fill the previously vacant Director District 1 seat on the school board on Oct. 7. Jeffryes was selected to fill the seat in the Sept. 23 board meeting, and is running unopposed for that seat in the Nov. 5 general election. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim School Board hears SMS drill report, adds director

Jeffryes sworn into vacant seat before hearing Criminal Mass Casualty Incident drill report

Interim Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, right, addresses the audience before swearing in Larry Jeffryes, left, to fill the previously vacant Director District 1 seat on the school board on Oct. 7. Jeffryes was selected to fill the seat in the Sept. 23 board meeting, and is running unopposed for that seat in the Nov. 5 general election. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Charter Review candidate forum set for Oct. 17

“We The People of Clallam County,” a series of listening sessions and candidate forums, comes to the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Community Center, 1033 Old Blyn… Continue reading

City shares campaign signs etiquette as complaints rise

MAT signs to remain up so long as property owner gives permission