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League of Women Voters set candidate forum in Sequim

Voters and the candidates for Hospital District and Charter Review Commission positions will have a chance to consider key issues at a League of Women… Continue reading

 

Peninsula College’s 2019 commencement ceremony set for Saturday

Peninsula College hosts the school’s its 57th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 22, when it awards to students 574 degrees and certificates. Commencement exercises are… Continue reading

 

Free Summer Food Program continues this summer in Sequim, Port Angeles

Once school is out, meals are on for local children — thanks to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula and U.S. Department… Continue reading

 

Sequim school board names Rob Clark interim superintendent

Clark will take on his new role on July 1.

Community news briefs — June 19, 2019

Learn about courts with ‘Courtroom 101’ The Clallam County prosecutor’s office offers “Courtroom 101: Demystifying the Courtroom,” a free introduction to how the court works,… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019
For The 5th Avenue Theatre Awards, Sequim High students and actors for “Legally Blonde,” from left, Damon Little, Maggie van Dyken, and Maddy Dietzman performed on June 3 during the show. Sequim’s operetta received five nominations. Photo courtesy of Linda Dowdell

Follow-ups: Sequim teens rep ‘Legally Blonde’ at Seattle awards

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

For The 5th Avenue Theatre Awards, Sequim High students and actors for “Legally Blonde,” from left, Damon Little, Maggie van Dyken, and Maddy Dietzman performed on June 3 during the show. Sequim’s operetta received five nominations. Photo courtesy of Linda Dowdell

Food Bank officials name building after dedicated volunteer

For 13-plus years, Stephen Rosales, 63, has been a fixture at the Sequim Food Bank. He’s helped expand its offerings, service hours, and volunteer base.… Continue reading

Jamestown’s Justice Center opens, expands space for officers

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s Public Safety and Justice Center is open and officers say they are ready to serve those in Blyn. “We’re excited,” Jamestown Police… Continue reading

OMC offers support for diabetes, new moms, advance planning

Olympic Medical Center hosts a diabetes support group meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Seasons Café in Olympic… Continue reading

Plans outlined for hotel in Blyn

A conference center will be included in Phase 2 of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new five-story hotel project at 7 Cedars Casino in Blyn, Jerry… Continue reading

Police blotter — June 19, 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. June 11… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Sequim School Board considers curriculm changes, more

While the Sequim School District board of directors’ meeting was dominated by the interviews of two candidates for the interim superintendent position on June 17,… Continue reading

Former Five Acre School owners Brian Walsh and Autumn Piontek-Walsh, left, stand with the members of the new non-profit school board. From third left: Kristin Smith, Susan Craig, Jason Cline, Heidi VanDenberg, Allison Mahaney. Photo submitted.

Sequim’s Five Acre School becomes non-profit organization

School wants to better serve community with new ownership model.

Former Five Acre School owners Brian Walsh and Autumn Piontek-Walsh, left, stand with the members of the new non-profit school board. From third left: Kristin Smith, Susan Craig, Jason Cline, Heidi VanDenberg, Allison Mahaney. Photo submitted.

Sheriff’s office investigating possible Blyn arson attempt

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what might be an attempted arson in Blyn this week. Fire Chief Ben Andrews with Clallam County Fire District… Continue reading

Weather — June 19, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low June 11 80 53 June 12 84 63 June 13 64 52 June 14 65 51 June 15 65 48 June… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019

Dungeness River Audubon Center gets $1.5M state capital budget grant

‘Close the Gap’ What: Fundraising for Dungeness River Audubon Center More info/how to donate: www.dungenessrivercenter.org Special event: Charity Golf Tournament (four-person scramble), June 15, The… Continue reading

SHS graduation brings smiles, pleasant surprise as 185 earn diplomas

Editor’s note: See more pictures from graduation here. Graduation is a night of celebration and reflection, but for one of Sequim High School’s 185 graduating… Continue reading

Clubs, businesses invited to ‘Unity of Effort’ in August

An event to honor local first responders, the annual “Unity of Effort” returns to Sequim on Saturday, Aug. 10. Security Services Northwest hosts the event… Continue reading

Coats for Kids now a nonprofit

Established in 1996 by Denny Kuhnhausen, Coats For Kids was created to help provide warm coats to children in Clallam County working in conjunction with… Continue reading

Community news briefs — June 12, 2019

McTakeover to help Sequim residents Sequim Community Aid hosts a McTakeover from 5-7 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 12, at the Sequim McDonald’s, 107 S. Seventh… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019