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UPDATE: Missing Sequim hiker found

A Sequim hiker was reported lost was able to hike out to U.S. Forest Service Road 2780 just south of Sequim today. The Clallam County… Continue reading

 

Two injured in wreck near Sequim Bay State Park

A Port Angeles man lost consciousness while driving on U.S. Highway 101 near Sequim Bay State Park before sideswiping two vehicles in the oncoming lane… Continue reading

 

Sequim City Manager receives ‘excellent’ review

Sequim City Councilors seem to like what City Manager Charlie Bush is doing. Following their Aug. 4 evaluation of his performance, they voted 6-0 with… Continue reading

 

City of Sequim selects Deschenes as new Assistant City Manager

Following the departure of Joe Irvin as Assistant City Manager in the City of Sequim, City Manager Charlie Bush appointed Charisse Deschenes to fill Irvin’s… Continue reading

A ‘Revolutionary’ good time: Northwest Colonial Festival draws another big crowd

After a long weekend of lavender love in July, George Washington Inn/Washington Lavender Farm was once again ready for some “revolutionary” rabble-rousing. The 2018 Northwest… Continue reading

All smiles at ‘Stuff the Bus’

By Erin Hawkins Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

Bridge barrier work underway in Port Angeles

A work crew places upright posts on the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek in Port Angeles on Wednesday as part of a project to… Continue reading

Emma Murphy, a Port Angeles High School student and Junior ROTC member, helps sort 2018 arts and crafts entries at the fairgrounds on Aug 13.

Clallam County Fair’s 99th year runs Aug. 16-19 in Port Angeles

2018 Clallam County Fair When: Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 16-19 Where: Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., Port Angeles Includes: Live music, livestock exhibits, food and… Continue reading

Emma Murphy, a Port Angeles High School student and Junior ROTC member, helps sort 2018 arts and crafts entries at the fairgrounds on Aug 13.

Clallam, state races narrow after Aug. 7 primary election

Incumbent Republican Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach slightly out-polled challenger Mike Doherty Jr., a Democrat, for the county commission district 3 seat in the final… Continue reading

Come out and ‘spruce up your school’

By Erin Hawkins Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

Comfort bags for cancer patients

Olympic Medical Center Auxiliary volunteers assemble and donate hand-crafted “Comfort Bags” for cancer patients. The bags are filled with a variety of items that are… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Aug. 15, 2018

County commission to hear wireless facility presentation The Clallam County Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Hot rods rev up for Sequim Prairie Nights Saturday, Aug. 18 in downtown

When you see this many cool cars rolling down Washington Street, it usually means it’s May and Irrigation Festival time. In August, however, that means… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim’s Jordan McMinn wins Miss Fort Discovery competition

Dan Morris, left, of the Port Angeles Police Department presents a bouquet to Jordan McMinn, winner of the Miss Fort Discovery competition, during the Unity… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Obituaries — Aug. 15, 2018

Kyle Dale Adams Kyle Dale Adams, of Port Angeles, died in Longview, Wa., on Aug. 7, 2018, of pancreatitis at the age of 35. Adams… Continue reading

OMC welcomes new manager of finance

Olympic Medical Center recently welcomed Misty Shaw as manager of finance. Shaw will manage OMC’s financial analysts, accounting and accounts payable staff, and act as… Continue reading

Plans for school portables underway

As Sequim School District readies for the next school year, several programs and schools are looking at portables as temporary solutions for housing students. The… Continue reading

Police blotter — Aug. 15, 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. Aug. 7… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

PUD commissioners to interview 14 candidates for vacancy

All 14 candidates from Sequim and Port Angeles who are vying to replace former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner will be interviewed… Continue reading

Putt selected to direct cancer center

Dean Putt recently joined Olympic Medical Cancer Center as director of the cancer program. Putt has worked in health care for 40 years, 24 of… Continue reading