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Man jailed after jumping from police vehicle

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who is accused of jumping out of a moving patrol car in Port Angeles. Justin Troy… Continue reading

May is ‘Bike Everywhere Month’

Organizers of local “Bike Everywhere Month” activities say there are plenty of chances to warm up for summer riding during May, with group rides and… Continue reading

Nursing bill passed with controversial measures eliminated

8-hour shift limit amendment by Maureen Walsh removed in reconciliation

Police blotter — May 1, 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. April 23… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Schools, businesses, homes see another Sequim Beautiful Day

Volunteers turned out in full force for Saturday’s third annual Sequim Beautiful Day effort. Organizers estimate more than 100 volunteers from seven churches, businesses and… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival begins 124th year this weekend

Organizers with the Sequim Irrigation Festival hope locals find comfort in this year’s theme “There’s No Place Like Home” for its 124th year. The two-weekend… Continue reading

Sequim Scouts help with Habitat’s Rally

Sequim Scouts help with Habitat’s Rally

Two local nonprofits to participate in GiveBIG on May 8

GiveBIG What: Regional online charitable giving event When: Through Wednesday, May 8. On the web: www.givebig2019.org Last year was thought to mark the final GiveBIG… Continue reading

Weather — May 1, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low April 23 51 44 April 24 57 40 April 25 58 37 April 26 55 43 April 27 53 42 April… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Federal officials offering $10K reward for information about Sequim burglary

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, announced today,… Continue reading

Sequim woman opens home to women facing homelessness, crisis

Sequim Beautiful Day projects Saturday, April 27 • Summit House, painting home for women and families in need • Olympic Peninsula Academy, painting classrooms •… Continue reading

The Legislature’s 2019 hits and misses

The 2019 legislative session began Jan. 14 and is scheduled to end on April 28, if the operation, transportation, and capital budget all pass the… Continue reading

Personal objection will no longer exempt children from school vaccinations

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

Eggs, Easter Bunny still a draw at Elks event

By Michael Dashiell Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

Dungeness Valley Creamery given ‘all clear’ to sell milk again

Dungeness Valley Creamery’s raw milk from its Jersey cows is back on store shelves after nearly two weeks of a voluntary recall. Staff with the… Continue reading

City, county officials eye site for planned Dungeness reservoir

On Earth Day, officials from the City of Sequim and Clallam County took a close look at the site of the proposed Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir,… Continue reading

Citizens seek answers from board, extension to superintendent’s contract

A group of concerned community members gave the Sequim School Board an earful at its April 16 meeting, with several asking board directors to re-consider… Continue reading

Board director Stoffer announces re-election bid

Jim Stoffer, a Sequim School Board director since 2015 and the board’s legislative representative, announced last week he plans to seek re-election in November. Stoffer’s… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — April 24, 2019

Ferguson to talk free speech, press Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers is sponsoring an event with state Attorney General Bob Ferguson with the topic “Free… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019

Fifth-grader follows Yellow Brick Road for festival contest

This year, 11-year-old Julia Reandeau can enjoy rides at the annual carnival thanks to the Sequim Irrigation Festival. The Helen Haller Elementary fifth-grader in Eric… Continue reading