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<p>Sequim High School’s girls swim team began practices at the Sequim YMCA on Aug. 22. The pool was without heat on Monday due to the boiler not firing so the team did jumping jacks and took hot showers in between laps to stay warm. The Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, now operating as the Sequim YMCA, opened it for the team and plans to tentatively open the facility to the public in October. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash</p> -

YMCA reopens pool for Sequim swim team

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM

After nearly a year closed, the pool at the Sequim YMCA, 610 N. Fifth Ave., reopened for the first day of the Sequim High School's girls swim team's practice on Aug. 22.

 

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County in full burn ban

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Aug 25, 2016 at 10:26AM

Because of atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity and warmer weather, combined with the reduced availability of fire-fighting resources, the Clallam County burn ban is being modified to include all campgrounds within unincorporated Clallam County (county-controlled campgrounds are included in the burn ban).

Mountain View Christian School hires new principal

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM

Mountain View Christian School's school board is pushing forward to open the school this fall following turmoil with a former staffer.

Sequim schools replace sink fixtures due to high lead counts

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 6:00AM

Administrators with Sequim School District anticipate all sink fixtures at Greywolf Elementary and four fixtures at Helen Haller Elementary should be switched out by Aug. 31, the start of school, due to excess levels of lead being found in several fixtures last spring.

Hot times at the county fair

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 5:00AM

The weather climbed into the 90s for the Clallam County Fair this year and may have led locals to cooler grounds.

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