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Couple shares about their time selling fireworks

Weather — July 10, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low July 2 60 55 July 3 64 55 July 4 64 54 July 5 61 56 July 6 66 56 July… Continue reading

Sanitago’s art in spotlight at July 10 ‘Artist Story Series’ event

An Olympic Peninsula resident since 1983, artist Marilyn Santiago and her work is in the spotlight at the “Artist Story Series” from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

Sequim man dies in US Highway 101 crash

A 40-year-old Sequim man died after he was thrown from his vehicle after it rolled and slid across US Highway 101 about five miles east… Continue reading

Sequim turns out for grand 4th of July concert

The Sequim City Band enjoyed another big, patriotic crowd for “A Patriotic Fourth,” its annual Independence Day concert at the James Center for the Performing… Continue reading

City Roundup: Sequim to add 150 solar panels, electric car chargers

In the last month, Sequim city council has discussed an array of issues ranging from solar energy projects to waste management to humanitarian efforts. Here… Continue reading

Community news briefs — July 3, 2019

County burn ban on through Oct. 1 Clallam County Burn Restrictions are in effect and run through Oct. 1, 2018, unless conditions warrant an earlier… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019

Construction continues in Sequim with Fir Street

For 900-plus days, Sequim has been under construction — and that trend doesn’t look to change in 2020. City of Sequim staff recently revealed several… Continue reading

Crane looms large over hotel expansion

It may be temporary, but Blyn has its own kind of skyscraper. A 115-foot-tall tower crane via Idaho-based Rocky Mountain Crane & Equipment Rental arrived… Continue reading

De-toured: Tourist bus stuck at lavender farm

A tourist group got an extended stay at the B&B Family Farm, 5883 Old Olympic Highway, on June 26 when their Freedom Tours NW, Inc.… Continue reading

Emphasis on boating safety set for holiday

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting heightened enforcement targeting boating under the influence as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign. Law… Continue reading

First cut of the season: Lavender harvest begins in Sequim

Lavender season is upon us as local lavender farms begin to harvest the first plants of the year. At the B&B Family Farm, 5883 Old… Continue reading

Friends, family honor longtime community advocate Judith McInnes Tozzer

Years ago a school-aged Jeff Tozzer noticed one of his classmates had clothes very similar to his. In fact, they were his clothes. As it… Continue reading

History finds a new home: Sequim Museum & Arts sets opening for new facility

Sequim Museum & Arts grand opening When: 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6 Where: 544 N. Sequim Ave. More info:,, 360-683-8110 It’s less than… Continue reading

Hospital, charter review candidates offer views at forum

Candidates for OMC commissioner, county charter review speak to public

Collin J. Kennedy

Olympia man sentenced for Sequim burglaries

An Olympia man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a pair of burglaries that occurred in the Sequim area last year, the… Continue reading

Collin J. Kennedy

Olympic Medical Center picks Parker as new Chief Nursing Officer

RN Ralph Parker has joined Olympic Medical Center as the organization’s new chief nursing officer, OMC officials announced last week. Parker replaces Lorraine Wall, who… Continue reading

Police blotter — July 3, 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. June 25… Continue reading

  • Jul 3, 2019

Quilcene man acquitted of sex charge

Timonthy J. Rondeau Jr. of Quilcene, one of 10 defendants in the 2018 Net Nanny operation, has been found not guilty by a jury on… Continue reading

Riccobene, Sequim Middle School administrator, to share principal position at Greywolf

Former SMS principal was named in 2018 lawsuit against district