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Utility work to begin West Hendrickson Road on March 12

Utility work will see partial closure of West Hendrickson Road — between Kendall Road to the west and Hendrickson Heritage Park to the east —… Continue reading

House passes bill to eliminate philosophical or personal objection to vaccines

Lawmakers aim to stop the ongoing measles outbreak with passage of bill

  • Mar 8, 2019

Legislation on School Resource Officer training requirements pass senate

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction would create a grant program to fund training

Senate unanimously votes to create statewide broadband office

A statewide broadband office would be created under legislation passed by the Washington state Senate in a unanimous vote March 6. Senate Bill 5511 would… Continue reading

City halts talks on starting its own municipal court

If the City of Sequim wants to start its own municipal court, one consultant says it could cost $2.5 million-$3 million over five years plus… Continue reading

Community news briefs — March 6, 2019

Health services available Clallam County residents who need a mammogram, pap test or colon screening may qualify for free health services through the Breast, Cervical… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Firefighters train with Life Flight

On Monday, Feb. 25, firefighters with Clallam County Fire District 3 trained with Life Flight, the new air medical transport agency located at William R.… Continue reading

Jamestown Tribe breaks ground on hotel expansion

The ground has been broken for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s long-awaited resort and casino expansion at 7 Cedars Casino. After a weather-induced delay pushed the… Continue reading

Learn about bluffs, beaches with 2019 Beach Naturalist course

The 2019 Beach Naturalist course offered by Jefferson WSU Extension highlights marine habitats, coastal geology, intertidal species and broader issues such as ocean acidification and… Continue reading

No plan yet for Sequim schools’ snow makeup days

A plan of action to make up lost February snow days remains an ongoing discussion among Sequim School District leaders. Just how many hours/days are… Continue reading

Police blotter — March 6, 2019

Feb. 26 7:12 a.m. — Vehicle fire, 200 block of North Blake Avenue 3:41 p.m. — Burglary, 400 block of West Alder Street Feb. 27… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Royalty scholarship pageant resets for March 14

Sequim Irrigation Festival Royalty Pageant When: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14 (rescheduled) Where: Sequim High School Auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave. Tickets: $10 adults, $5… Continue reading

Sequim library expansion talks on hold till 2021

With reluctance and apologies, North Olympic Library System’s board of trustees put discussions back on the shelf until at least 2021 to possibly pursue expanding… Continue reading

Sequim students come together for Read Across America Day

Teachers and students brought out their striped topped hats and whiskers yet again for Read Across America Day on March 1. See a slideshow from… Continue reading

SHS’s Turner serves as page with Washington State Senate

Sequim High School freshman Ellie Turner got an up-close look at legislative action in Olympia after serving as a page in the Washington State Senate… Continue reading

Wayne family gathers options for marina, nearby land

John Wayne Enterprises Inc., is putting together options for redevelopment of John Wayne Marina and 105 acres the company owns next to the Sequim Bay… Continue reading

Weather — March 6, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Feb. 26 39 26 Feb. 27 44 26 Feb. 28 45 27 March 1 44 30 March 2 45 28 March… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019

Inslee launches 2020 presidential campaign

Gov. Jay Inslee announced he is seeking the presidency of the United States in a video focused on climate change posted on his Facebook page… Continue reading

Sequim schools superintendent finalist for Hockinson position

Sequim schools superintendent Gary Neal is one of four finalists for the Hockinson School District superintendent position in Clark County in southwest Washington. The Hockinson… Continue reading

AG Ferguson responds to questions about gun control initiative

Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a “Frequently Asked Questions” document on Initiative 1639 on March 4, sending letters to all 39 sheriffs across the state.… Continue reading

  • Mar 5, 2019