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Clallam County selects new health officer

Clallam County’s Board of Health appointed Dr. Allison Berry Unthank as the new Clallam County Health Officer. Unthank fills the role after county health officer… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Sept. 12, 2018

Library branches to close Thursday All libraries in the North Olympic Library System will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 13, to allow staff to attend… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

Creamery samples show no E. coli after state investigation

Washington State Department of Agriculture laboratory tests found no traces of E. coli in products from Dungeness Valley Creamery, a raw milk dairy farm north… Continue reading

Lutheran church to consider family shelter option for up to eight families

Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church members continue to search for options to help Sequim’s homeless population. Their latest endeavor focuses on helping families. Last year, members… Continue reading

Police blotter — Sept. 12, 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. Sept. 3… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

Sequim Free Clinic’s Fun Walk exceeds goal

Organizers of the Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic’s 14th annual Fun Walk once again exceeded their financial goal. Sara Nicholls, executive director for The… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child molestation

Brian Russell Dilley was charged Sept. 6 with the first-degree child molestation of a 4-year-old girl. Dilley, 37, of Sequim, will be arraigned on the… Continue reading

Sequim man’s threat, racial slur leads to cultural sensitivity training

A Sequim resident will avoid trial on a felony malicious harassment charge by undergoing cultural sensitivity training after he allegedly threatened and yelled a racial… Continue reading

Sequim teachers see salary raise

Sequim teachers officially have a new two-year contract with Sequim School District increasing salaries 12.5-14 percent. The Sequim School Board unanimously approved the new collective… Continue reading

Walkers find partial human skull at Port Williams beach

A desecrated human skull found by a beach walker on Labor Day will be examined by the state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation to… Continue reading

Weather — Sept. 12, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Sept. 4 70 47 Sept. 5 76 49 Sept. 6 71 49 Sept. 7 67 51 Sept. 8 65 54 Sept.… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

Wreck near Sequim Bay injures two

Two Clallam County drivers were injured Sept. 6 in a rear-end collision that involved a log truck on US Highway 101 northwest of Blyn, the… Continue reading

Sequim lab links yarn and seawater to expand energy options

Sequim researchers say they hit a major milestone for a potential energy source using household yarn, seawater and chemistry. Following constant streams of seawater flowing… Continue reading

Sequim teachers approve new contract

Sequim School District and the Sequim teachers’ union reached an agreement last week on a new contract that focuses on more flexible planning time and… Continue reading

Capsized boat floats off shore of Gardiner Beach

A capsized boat continues to bob in and out of the water off Gardiner Beach as it waits for its unknown owners to return or… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Sept. 5, 2018

Friends of Library sale is Saturday The Friends of Sequim Library hosts the group’s monthly book sale from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8,… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

North Olympic Land Trust selects 2018 Farmer of the Year

Scott Chichester, owner and farmer of Chi’s Farm in Sequim, is the North Olympic Land Trust’s 2018 Farmer of the Year. Chichester will be honored… Continue reading

Police blotter — Sept. 5, 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. Aug. 28… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

Sequim teachers ready for first day of school Sept. 5

Joey Marcey and Melissa Novak, kindergarten teachers at Helen Haller Elementary School, work together to finish a cloud that reads “Be the Rainbow in someone’s… Continue reading

Sequim woman booked after alleged burglary, assault, pursuit

A Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, eluding a police vehicle and resisting arrest. Melody Sue White,… Continue reading