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North Sequim Avenue closes at West Fir Street temporarily from 5 p.m.-midnight on Monday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 14, for construction as the start of the West Fir Street Rehabilitation Project. Detours will be in place. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Fir Street construction project kicks off May 13

Construction on the long-anticipated West Fir Street Rehabilitation Project begins Monday, May 13 — an effort to rebuild and repair the road and utilities from… Continue reading

North Sequim Avenue closes at West Fir Street temporarily from 5 p.m.-midnight on Monday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 14, for construction as the start of the West Fir Street Rehabilitation Project. Detours will be in place. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Former City Band director Sanford Feibus Celebration Life set for June 1

Sanford Feibus, one of the Olympic Peninsula’s beloved music men, has died. Feibus, 82, a music teacher, private instructor and conductor, died on March 23… Continue reading

Four Sequim City Council seats open this general election

With four of seven Sequim City Council seats up for election at the end of 2019, one incumbent has voiced his intent to run. William… Continue reading

Fun at Family Fun Day and Art Fair

By Matthew Nash Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

Local candidate filing opens May 13

The five-day candidate filing period for numerous local elected offices is set for May 13-17, in Clallam County. Candidates must be registered to vote and… Continue reading

Meeting set for proposed parking, restroom changes at Dungeness refuge

With changes proposed to the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, federal and county officials are hosting an open house to provide information and gather input from… Continue reading

North Olympic Land Trust adds Bornsworth as land manager

The North Olympic Land Trust in late April announced the addition of Courtney Bornsworth, the organization’s new land manager, to its staff. Bornsworth grew up… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 8, 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. April 30… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019

Spreading seeds of arbor knowledge

Each year the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Merrill & Ring, and Alta Forest Products invite third-grade students from Greywolf Elementary School on a… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019

State approves funds for Peninsula-wide behavioral health facility

State lawmakers have approved $7.2 million for Phase 1 of a behavioral health center in Sequim that will be jointly operated by the Jamestown S’Klallam… Continue reading

United Way of Clallam County hits goal, looks to thank local donors

Thanks to the generous community, United Way of Clallam County raised $824,328 during its 2018 fundraising campaign, topping the organization’s $800,000 goal. “In addition to… Continue reading

Weather — May 8, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low April 30 65 39 May 1 56 36 May 2 54 42 May 3 59 40 May 4 63 42 May… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019

Celebrate science, technology at GeekOut! event on May 11

The Celebration of Science & Technology, also known as GeekOut!, is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Port Angeles City Pier.… Continue reading

Sequim schools superintendent Neal resigns, effective June 30

With a little more than one year remaining on his contract, superintendent Gary Neal, 60, is resigning his position as the Sequim School District’s top… Continue reading

Gardiner house fire displaces family

As Terry Rookard, 93, was praying the Rosary, she had no idea a fire was burning above her in the attic space of her Gardiner… Continue reading

Community news briefs — May 1, 2019

Get tickets for hospital guild’s annual fashion show, auction The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s annual fashion show/silent auction and luncheon is set for noon Thursday,… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Find out what’s new in mental health at free WOW! workshop

Dr. Joshua Jones presents “What’s New in Mental Health and Wellness,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness Forum, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at… Continue reading

Legislature adjourns on time with new budget, new spending

The Washington State Legislature adjourned minutes before its midnight deadline on Sunday, April 28, ending its 105-day session on time for the first time since… Continue reading