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Clallam County Corrections receives accreditation award

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) recognized eight agencies with Accreditation awards at their Fall Training Conference in Chelan Washington on Nov.… Continue reading

Commercial crab fishery opening delayed

Commercial crab fishermen may have to wait a little longer to harvest crab due to a delay in the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Nov. 29, 2017

Speak with Rep. Kilmer Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., holds a telephone town hall at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Participants will have the opportunity to… Continue reading

Discussion on Sequim Library expansion continues Saturday

The conversation continues about the potential expansion of the Sequim Branch Library this Saturday. Representatives with the North Olympic Library System, NOLS, and SHKS Architects… Continue reading

Fire Brigade revving up for local causes Dec. 5-8

Santa sure knows how to bring out the support in Sequim. In 2016, Santa’s Toy and Food Fire Brigade, a partnership between Clallam County Fire… Continue reading

Fire District 3 considers levy options

While Clallam County Fire District 3’s $9 million budget next year may be balanced, leaders within the department say they likely need the public’s help… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival Royalty sells pies for mental health

The 2017 Irrigation Festival Royalty Court sold homemade apple and pumpkin pies on Nov. 22 outside of Sequim Walmart to raise money for mental health… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center approves 2018 budget, 1 percent tax hike

By Sarah Sharp Olympic Peninsula News Group Olympic Medical Center’s board of commissioners recently approved the hospital’s 2018 operating and capital budgets, as well as… Continue reading

Sequim all smiles at Hometown Holidays

Sequim residents enjoyed holiday entertainment, a chance to meet Santa Claus, a tree lighting ceremony, and a tractor parade at the Hometown Holidays event at… Continue reading

Sequim councilors OK $32.7M budget for 2018

The City of Sequim’s $32.7 million budget for next year got a unanimous OK from city councilors on Nov. 27. For city residents, that means… Continue reading

Warming Center to open, seeks volunteers

As winter breezes into town, one Sequim woman seeks support warming up those in-need. Jean Pratschner has organized a warming center inside the Serenity House… Continue reading

Clallam County taking comment on Shoreline Master Program update

Clallam County is accepting comment on the first major overhaul to its Shoreline Master Program — a 258-page document guiding future development along waterways —… Continue reading

A three-vehicle collision near Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101 on Nov. 21 leaves one Sequim woman in custody and one Port Angeles teen in serious condition as of Wednesday, Nov. 22. Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol

Three-vehicle collision leaves one in custody, another injured

A Sequim woman is in jail after driving against traffic on U.S. Highway 101 near Kitchen-Dick Road on Nov. 21 and causing a three-vehicle wreck… Continue reading

A three-vehicle collision near Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101 on Nov. 21 leaves one Sequim woman in custody and one Port Angeles teen in serious condition as of Wednesday, Nov. 22. Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol

2017 United Way campaign off to strong start

The United Way of Clallam County has raised more than $247,000 for the 2017 fundraising campaign so far, with more than four months to go… Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs’ auction exceeds fundraiser goal

The Sequim community gave the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula a big salute and pat on the back on Veterans Day. At… Continue reading

Boys Girls Clubs get big tech boost from big grants

While the end of the game many not have worked out for the Seahawks on Nov. 5, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic… Continue reading

Bridge-lighting ushers in the holidays

A crowd enjoys some festive cheer, refreshments, music and the first lighting of the Dungeness River Bridge at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim on Nov.… Continue reading

City of Sequim invites community to consider service projects

City of Sequim staff will be working with Neighborhood Ambassadors to schedule follow-up meetings by Dec. 17, from the Neighborhood Visioning Meeting held Sept. 9.… Continue reading

City of Sequim to host civic center tree-lighting ceremony

All fourth-grade or 9-year-old students living within the boundaries of the Sequim School District are invited to create an ornament to help decorate the city’s… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Nov. 22, 2017

Scouts to go a-caroling Local Girl Scouts will be caroling from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Centennial Square (corner of Washington Street and Sequim… Continue reading

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