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With larger population, daily Clallam ballot counts required

There may be no more waiting three days for Clallam County election returns beginning in 2019 after Auditor Shoona Riggs learned that the county’s population… Continue reading

School board approves contracts, considers projects

Sequim School board directors were busy Monday, Nov. 5, as they approved salary increases for two district bargaining units and discussed projects from Fir Street… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Nov. 7, 2018

‘Focus On’ considers herons, kingfishers Take a deeper look at the behaviors, adaptations, habitats, conservation status and more of some of the creatures in our… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Follow-ups: Sequim composer Jennifer Thomas makes Billboard debut

Week to week, reporters cover dozens of stories from the heartbreaking to heartwarming. Here, we take a moment to revisit previous stories to update the… Continue reading

Local families look to make global impact through Operation Christmas Child

Eastern Hills Community Church in Sequim is once again serving as a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child, one of 5,000 sites across the nation… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Academy students, staff settle into new home

Olympic Peninsula Academy staff and students have made the most of their new home within six portables along West Fir Street, West Alder Street and… Continue reading

OMC anticipates $3.4 million in losses after Medicare reimbursement changes

As Olympic Medical Center leaders warned, cuts in reimbursements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are moving forward next year and will… Continue reading

Peninsula sets Veteran’s Day celebrations

The Sequim and Port Angeles communities look to honor the service of all U.S. military veterans with a number of community events this week and… Continue reading

Police blotter — Nov. 7, 2018

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Oct. 30… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Post Office paves parking lot

Dropping off your mail should be a smoother trip thanks to recent efforts by Lakeside Industries workers at the Sequim Post Office, 240 S. Sunnyside… Continue reading

Sequim man gets 135-day jail sentence for incident

A Sequim man was sentenced to 135 days in jail after a jury found him responsible for being in control of a vehicle while intoxicated.… Continue reading

Shining a light on mass shootings

By Erin Hawkins Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

Weather — Nov. 7, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Oct. 30 57 41 Oct. 31 58 46 Nov. 1 60 53 Nov. 2 60 52 Nov. 3 55 50 Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

2018 General Election results

Incumbents held leads in races for Clallam County commissioner, prosecuting attorney, sheriff and director of community development after the first count of general election ballots… Continue reading

Sequim Library expansion proposition falls short

A proposal to expand a building that library officials say is too small and in need of an upgrade fell just short in Tuesday night’s… Continue reading

Residents renew City of Sequim’s transportation tax

Transportation projects in the City of Sequim will continue on uninterrupted with support of a special tax through 2029. Sequim residents voted to renew the… Continue reading

Fire District 3’s levy lid lift passes

Cuts and deficits are now an afterthought for firefighters and paramedics for the immediate future following Clallam voters’ decision to increase Clallam County Fire District… Continue reading

Two hurt in US Highway 101 crash near Sequim

A three-car collision on US Highway 101 near Boyce Road injured two drivers on Thursday evening. The Washington State Patrol reports 45-year-old Shane A. Hagar… Continue reading

Some Clallam County voters reporting ballots are missing

While nearly all voters in Clallam County have received their ballots for the Nov, 7 general election, a small number have reported that they are… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Oct. 24, 2018

Learn at season’s final ‘By the Light of the Moon’ The final “Learn by the Light of the Moon” presentation for the year is set… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2018