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<p>Staff and volunteers with the Sequim Food Bank, from left, Dr. Monica Dixon, Stephen Rosales, board president, and Andra Smith, executive director, plan to incorporate healthier options for children receiving food from the Weekend Meals for Students Program. Dixon said they are removing processed sugars and adding items with more calcium and protein. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash</p> -

Sequim’s Weekend Meal Program takes new route to nutrition

  • Today at 12:00AM updated at 10:29AM

Going into the new school year, leaders with the Sequim Food Bank are eyeing a more nutritious effort for students in-need through the Weekend Meals for Students Program.

 

Community Events, August 2016

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Carlsborg sewer line going in underneath

  • Today at 4:30AM

Construction for the Carlsborg Sewer Project continues on as local and out-of-town contractors such as Bridge Masters Inc., of Bend, Ore., work to install sewer line under the Dungeness River Bridge on U.S. Highway 101. The westbound right lane at milepost 262 will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 9, until crews finish this portion of the project. The firm Pacific Civil & Infrastructure, Inc. leads the project with a bid of up to $9.025 million that's scheduled to be substantially complete by April 1, 2017. It will connect a pump station in Carlsborg to the City of Sequim via the bridge to a collection system at Grant Road and sent to the City's Water Reclamation Facility.

‘We’re still here’: Vietnam veterans reunite in Sequim four decades after returning home from war

  • Today at 4:30AM

Things changed in the 40-plus years since they hunkered down together in foxholes thousands of miles away from home.

North Olympic Land Trust launches farmland conservation campaign

  • Today at 4:20AM

Recognizing both the community importance of farmland and the dramatic loss of these lands across Clallam County, the North Olympic Land Trust is spearheading a targeted effort to conserve the critical acres that remain.

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