<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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Sequim’s Weekend Meal Program takes new route to nutrition

  • Today at 5:30AM

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.

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.

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