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Jim Stoffer, pictured speaking during a League of Women Voters forum in October for the candidates for Sequim School Board, position 3, won reelection on Nov. 5. Olympic News Group file photo by Jesse Major

2019 General Election: Stoffer leading in reelection for Sequim School Board seat

The incumbent candidate has earned nearly 60% of the vote

Jim Stoffer, pictured speaking during a League of Women Voters forum in October for the candidates for Sequim School Board, position 3, won reelection on Nov. 5. Olympic News Group file photo by Jesse Major

City of Sequim selects McMillon for clerk

Sara McMillon, a certified municipal clerk with 13 years of experience in that role, is Sequim’s new city clerk. The City of Sequim announced the… Continue reading

Clallam PUD to raise water, sewer, electric rates

Increases for several years part of budget plan

Community news briefs — Nov. 13, 2019

Glaciers, snowpack lecture is tonight The Clallam County League of Women Voters presents a free lecture, “Olympic Mountains Glaciers and Snowpack - Changes and Future… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Cranksgiving looks to once again fuel the Sequim Food Bank

Grabbing grub for a good cause is once again the theme for the ninth-annual Sequim Cranksgiving event, with this year’s fundraiser-on-wheels event set for Saturday,… Continue reading

Fir Street completion major component of Sequim’s 2020 budget

City councilors to consider $37.7 million budget end of month

Funds offered to some Clallam County residents to cut wood smoke

Residents of Sequim and Port Angeles and neighborhoods around those cities might now qualify for grants to replace old, uncertified wood stoves with cleaner home… Continue reading

Lecture examines Olympic Mountain’s glaciers, snowpack

The Clallam County League of Women Voters presents a free lecture, “Olympic Mountains Glaciers and Snowpack - Changes and Future Challenges,” from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

A view of Silver Creek from the Silver Lake Way Trail in September. A consolidation of parking at the Tubal Cain Trailhead will add to non-motorized travel time to Silver Lakes way trail in 2020 after a new plan goes in place to decommission and/or close some roads to vehicles. Photo by Michael J. Foster/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Olympic National Forest trails to see changes in 2020

Vehicle access being limited with about 30 miles of roads impacted

A view of Silver Creek from the Silver Lake Way Trail in September. A consolidation of parking at the Tubal Cain Trailhead will add to non-motorized travel time to Silver Lakes way trail in 2020 after a new plan goes in place to decommission and/or close some roads to vehicles. Photo by Michael J. Foster/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PHOTOS: Greywolf Elementary honors veterans

Joining two other schools in the district, Greywolf Elementary in Carlsborg held a special service honoring those who have served and are serving in U.S.… Continue reading

Police blotter — Nov. 13, 2019

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Nov. 5… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

School board hears SHS improvement plan

The Sequim High School improvement plan was examined at the latest school board meeting

Sequim Wolves goalkeeper Olivia Hale (left) parries a long shot away while Port Angeles Roughriders star Millie Long (right, 10) lurks near goal during their District 3 playoff tournament match at Peninsula College on Nov. 9. Port Angeles won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Long, but the Wolves had already qualified for the 2A state playoffs. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Soccer: Wolves earn second-ever state playoff berth

A win over the Orting Cardinals gave Sequim a trip to the 2A state playoffs

Sequim Wolves goalkeeper Olivia Hale (left) parries a long shot away while Port Angeles Roughriders star Millie Long (right, 10) lurks near goal during their District 3 playoff tournament match at Peninsula College on Nov. 9. Port Angeles won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Long, but the Wolves had already qualified for the 2A state playoffs. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Weather — Nov. 13, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Nov. 5 55 41 Nov. 6 53 37 Nov. 7 54 36 Nov. 8 51 36 Nov. 9 52 47 Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 13, 2019

Fire District’s EMS levy renewed for 2021

Continuing tax supports one-fourth of fire district’s budget

Officials continue to monitor salmonella outbreak

Health officials are monitoring a salmonella outbreak related to backyard poultry that has sickened at least one in Clallam County and 20 statewide. Meanwhile, Washington… Continue reading

Motion to dismiss in B&B case

Clallam County is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a California woman who wants to build a 32,000-square-foot and 27-bathroom bed… Continue reading

Special balloon rides for veterans, families set for Sunday in Sequim

Captain-Crystal Stout and Dream Catcher Balloons is offering a “bucket list” ride for veterans on their special day. Stout, pilot of the Dream Catcher hot… Continue reading

Downtown goes all out for another Halloween

Whether door to door or business to business or at one big event, candy abounded for local children on Halloween in Sequim. Hundreds of children… Continue reading