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Community news briefs — Dec. 26, 2018

Donate to Coats for Kids in Sequim Volunteers with Coats for Kids, a program established in 1996 by Sequim Elks Lodge #2642 new coats and… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018

Police blotter — Dec. 26, 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. Dec. 18… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018

Port of Port Angeles to explore options for John Wayne Marina

Place plans for the John Wayne Marina on hold for at least a year. Following the Port of Port Angeles’ commissioner meeting on Dec. 11,… Continue reading

Ring in the New Year with Polar Dip in Port Angeles

Start 2019 off “Freezin’ for A Reason” by participating in the 31st-annual Polar Bear Dip at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles. The official start of… Continue reading

Salmon Coalition celebrates decade-long project

Not even the pouring rain could dampen the North Olympic Salmon Coalition’s celebration of partnerships and restored habitat for the 3 Crabs estuary. The North… Continue reading

Samantha White shows her new kicks to the crowd she received from one of Sonja Miller’s classes as a gift during the Winter Wishes assembly on Dec. 19. White said the shoes were “fresh.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim High’s Winter Wishes assembly grants students an array of items

For 12 years, Sequim High’s leadership class has helped students and staff get in the spirit of giving. Whether it’s by purchasing a plane ticket… Continue reading

Samantha White shows her new kicks to the crowd she received from one of Sonja Miller’s classes as a gift during the Winter Wishes assembly on Dec. 19. White said the shoes were “fresh.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim’s Olympic Game Farm the target of animal rights group lawsuit

An animal rights law firm has made good on its threat to sue the Olympic Game Farm, which it alleges is not properly caring for… Continue reading

Weather — Dec. 26, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Dec. 18 51 43 Dec. 19 51 40 Dec. 20 60 41 Dec. 21* 45 38 Dec. 22* 45 41 Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 26, 2018

Olympic National Park among agencies affected with partial federal government shutdown

Olympic National Park was open to visitors in some areas but without offering any services on Saturday, Dec. 22, after the House and Senate adjourned… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles teacher found electrocuted in Sequim home

A retired Port Angeles High School art teacher known for his connection with students and a love for stained glass was fatally electrocuted while working… Continue reading

Rose Crumb, Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County founder, dies at age 92

Rose Crumb, a registered nurse who founded Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County at the dawn of the hospice movement, died Dec. 19 at her Port… Continue reading

Lessons in landscaping: Ag science students construct pond on SHS campus

A pair of new faces at Sequim High School are helping change the face of the SHS campus. Tristin Holbert and Chance Sare, both freshmen… Continue reading

Help Clallam County assess damage from Dec. 14 storm

Clallam County Emergency Management is compiling a list of property damage from the windstorm that damaged a number of private and commercial properties on Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018
Dwayne Pettett, a nearby resident of 3 Crabs Road, left, wades through about 1 foot deep of water on 3 Crabs Road after high tides and storm surge caused water to flood parts of the area around noon on Dec. 20. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

High tides, storm surge cause flooding around 3 Crabs

A combination of a storm surge and high tide caused some areas of Dungeness near 3 Crabs Road to flood at about noon on Dec.… Continue reading

Dwayne Pettett, a nearby resident of 3 Crabs Road, left, wades through about 1 foot deep of water on 3 Crabs Road after high tides and storm surge caused water to flood parts of the area around noon on Dec. 20. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

Cavalcade of Christmas cheer: Toys for Sequim Kids brings presents to 350-plus children

Once again, some special Sequim children will find toys, games, clothes and more in their stockings this Christmas thanks to Sequim Community Aid. The volunteer,… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Dec. 19, 2018

Hood Canal Bridge closures set From 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, to 2 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, motorists can expect to encounter up to four… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2018

Follow-ups: Sequim Boy Scouts see support pour in after theft

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

Improve river habitat with tree-planting trip

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe and the North Olympic Salmon Coalition (NOSC) seek volunteers to help plant native trees along the Dungeness River from 10 a.m.-1… Continue reading

Miata club drives to support food bank, animals

Looking sporty while giving back, members of the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Club Miata Northwest once again followed their annual Christmas luncheon with dropping off… Continue reading

Police blotter — Dec. 19, 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. Dec. 11… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2018