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Sequim’s first marijuana farm threatened to close

Tropic Grow LLC, Sequim’s first recreational marijuana grower and producer, may be forced to close its doors in the near future. The business’ owner, Tom… Continue reading

Service Fest kicks off Monday, June 4

Sequim’s Service Fest begins June 4 and runs through the following Friday, June 15, as an effort to help community members with projects ranging from… Continue reading

Spring blooms bring unwanted Scotch Broom

Highly invasive, problematic to reforestation and a fire hazard, Scotch Broom is an unwelcome guest to the Olympic Peninsula landscape — and it’s back. The… Continue reading

Weather — May 30, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low May 22 69 48 May 23 63 51 May 24 61 51 May 25 60 48 May 26 62 47 May… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2018
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Sequim man sentenced for road rage

A Sequim man charged in the Net Nanny child-sex sting must serve 60 days in jail on an unrelated March 22 road-rage incident during which… Continue reading

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City, county officials eye smoking, vaping age increase

Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council members agreed to explore raising the legal age for selling tobacco and vaping products from the state-mandated… Continue reading

Memorial Day services planned on Peninsula

Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula. Most of the free, public events will be Monday. One — a monthly veterans memorial… Continue reading

Police probe threats sent to health care facilities in Port Angeles, Sequim

Police are investigating anonymous threats sent to individuals at health care facilities in Sequim and Port Angeles. Threatening letters were sent to four facilities, two… Continue reading

Albert Haller Foundation grant applications available

The Albert Haller Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2018. Applications are due by 4 p.m., July 9, at the United Way of Clallam… Continue reading

Board members, school officials celebrate capital projects moving forward

The Sequim Community School is one step closer to receiving its long-awaited facelift. About 50 students, Sequim school district officials, school board and community members… Continue reading

Board OKs increases in capital projects funds for central kitchen

Sequim Schools might see a number of small changes coming into the next school year. Following a public hearing, Sequim School Board directors agreed May… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeks applicants for council vacancy

The City of Sequim is seeking applicants to fill a vacant seat on the city council, following the resignation of councilor Pamela Leonard-Ray. Applications are… Continue reading

Community news briefs — May 23, 2018

Grange social set The community is invited to a Social Potluck Dinner at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road, set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Community pours support onto revived fountain in Pioneer Memorial Park

Community members gathered to celebrate water running once again over the top of Pioneer Memorial Park’s fountain. More than 50 people attended the Sequim-Dungeness Valley… Continue reading

Conservation partners offering aid in protecting water quality, salmon habitat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is working with partners through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program to provide financial and technical assistance… Continue reading

Duck luck: Fifty prizes awarded after Port Angeles rubber duck race

Some 300 to 400 people cheered as 30,441 yellow rubber ducks cascaded off a dump truck into the Lincoln Park Pond on May 20, during… Continue reading

Expanding primary care access top priority as OMC expands

While bringing an emergency medical facility to Sequim may remain a priority for the City of Sequim and Clallam County Fire District 3, Olympic Medical… Continue reading

Fawning Over Her Young

Contributor Susan Hamman spotted this scene in the Sunland North subdivision on May 20.… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Fire District 3 volunteers, American Red Cross install free smoke detectors

Several local residents are a little safer this month, thanks to a national effort to be fire-safe. Clallam County Fire District 3 volunteers partnered with… Continue reading

Former treasurer files for prosecuting attorney race

Former Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis has filed to run against the prosecuting attorney who sued her in 2016. Meanwhile, primary and general election contests… Continue reading