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Sunnyside Avenue construction set to finish on April 27

The final pavement work along Sunnyside Avenue is set to begin on Monday, April 23 and finish on Friday, April 27, reports staff with the… Continue reading

 

Super Seascape

Contributor Dann Oppfelt of Sequim caught this scene from Ediz Hook looking south toward Port Angeles on March 27.… Continue reading

  • Apr 19, 2018

 

Parents empowering parents

Sequim Parents of Addicted Loved Ones Support group for parents of loved ones who struggle with addiction When: 6-7:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday… Continue reading

 

School board approves a new admin position

Sequim School District added a new face to its administration starting July 1. Superintendent Gary Neal announced a recommendation at the school Board of Directors… Continue reading

USA Today nominates Sequim for ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’

Following last year’s win as “Best Northwestern Small Town” by USA Today’s 10Best Awards, Sequim has been nominated this year for the newspaper’s online campaign… Continue reading

Bike Rodeo added to Irrigation Festival Youth Day

This new event is almost ready to roll. Event director Jeanie Robards and her crew of volunteers are busily putting the finishing touches on planning… Continue reading

City considers Prairie Street for possible congestion relief

As Washington Street’s traffic flow continues to grow, drivers could be looking a few blocks south for a new option. Staff with the City of… Continue reading

Community news briefs — April 18, 2018

Hospital guild’s thrift shop open Saturday The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s thrift shop, at 204 W. Bell St. in Sequim, will be open from 11… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018

Dave Neupert to seek Clallam County District Court 1 judgeship

Dave Neupert, a Port Angeles lawyer and former radio station news director announced that he will seek the Port Angeles-area District Court 1 judgeship in… Continue reading

Fire Chief Ben Andrews for Clallam County Fire District 3 speaks in September 2017 at a fire commissioners’ special meeting about options whether or not fire commissioners accept a federal grant to help pay wages and benefits for six firefighters over three years. However, fire commissioners opted not to accept the grant on Sept. 19 because they felt it would put the district in a tough financial situation. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Fire District 3 scores clean audit with state officials

Clallam County Fire District 3 passed its most recent state audit with “flying colors,” fire district officials announced last week. The agency saved local taxpayers… Continue reading

Fire Chief Ben Andrews for Clallam County Fire District 3 speaks in September 2017 at a fire commissioners’ special meeting about options whether or not fire commissioners accept a federal grant to help pay wages and benefits for six firefighters over three years. However, fire commissioners opted not to accept the grant on Sept. 19 because they felt it would put the district in a tough financial situation. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Habitat seeks homeowners’ projects for Service Fest

The work force is shaping up, but now organizers of Sequim’s Service Fest on June 4-15 seek homeowners needing support. Colleen Robinson, executive director of… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Grand Pioneer Don Ellis

Editor’s note: this is the second profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers leading up to the 123rd festival set for May 4-13. Don Ellis, 84,… Continue reading

Police blotter — April 18, 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. April 9… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018

Property taxes are due April 30

Taxpayers in Clallam County have until Monday, April 30, to pay their first half property taxes for 2018. Property tax payments must be postmarked or… Continue reading

Sail, row or cruise with Sequim Bay Yacht Club; Opening Day festivities are set for May 5

It’s about time to once again get out on the water in Sequim — and local enthusiasts are here to help. Whether you’ve had years… Continue reading

Sequim city code prohibits private marinas

Port commissioners urged not to sell John Wayne Marina to private developers

Sequim City Manager selected for Harvard Senior Executive Program

The International City/County Management Association announced last week that Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush is the recipient of a full tuition scholarship to attend the… Continue reading

Sequim Shines at Tacoma’s Daffodil Festival

Sequim Irrigation Festival Royalty and crew got the parade season off to a fine start at Tacoma’s Daffodil Festival on April 7, taking home the… Continue reading

  • Apr 18, 2018

Spotlight on youth at annual Sequim Sunrise Rotary dinner-auction

Sequim Sunrise Rotary dinner, live and silent auction When: 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28 Where: Guy Cole Events Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. Tickets: $55… Continue reading

Time to play ball!

With plenty of cheers and smiles, young Sequim ballplayers, their parents and community members flocked to James Standard Park for Sequim Little League’s Opening Day… Continue reading