Readying for the worst

A core sample from Discovery Bay shows the distinct layers of ocean sediment deposited in the area’s salt marshes during past tsunamis. Similar evidence of historic natural disasters can be seen first-hand during a field trip with U.S. Geological Survey geologist Brian Atwater, scheduled as one of the county’s preliminary exercises Saturday, May 9.  - Sequim Gazette photo by Alana Linderoth
  • Apr 29, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 5, 2015 at 10:57AM

As a coastal community along the 800-mile long Cascadia Subduction Zone, Clallam County is due to undergo a powerful earthquake, resulting in a tsunami.


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Commissioners extend hours at Clallam County courthouse

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Clallam County Commissioners agreed April 28 to lengthen the time period the county’s courthouse is open by half an hour. Since Monday, May 4, the hours changed to 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, except holidays.

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Get tickets for guild event; Nash’s talk at SARC set; marijuana ordinance on commission agenda; coffee time with Sequim mayo, more

Project Lifesaver helps deputy find missing P.A. man

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Law enforcement officers and a bit of technology called Project Lifesaver worked together to find a missing Port Angeles resident Friday, April 24.

Sequim couple allegedly embezzles $1.2 million

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A Sequim couple, Bret William Christianson and Eleana Maria Christianson, allegedly embezzled more than $1.2 million from local businessmen.

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