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Clallam Transit board approves labor agreement

The Clallam Transit board has approved a three-year labor agreement that provides retroactive pay and three years worth of raises for bus drivers, dispatchers and… Continue reading

Halloween haunts set across Sequim through Oct. 31

While community members got into the spirit of Halloween last weekend with several events, there’s still time for more tricks and treats this Halloween in… Continue reading

UPDATE: Propane explosion, fire in Sequim trailer injures man

A male resident was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering burns from an explosion and fire inside a trailer in Sequim at… Continue reading

Local group honors seven veterans with Quilts of Valor

Seven local veterans were honored for their years of military service with handmade quilts on Oct. 19 at the Lodge at Sherwood Village by a… Continue reading

Community leaders talk emergency safety skills, resources

Sequim residents in coming months may get more help in preparing to handle catastrophes, including a text alert notification system for families with students at… Continue reading

Advocates look to fight ‘public health epidemic’

At the current rate, more than 140,000 people in Washington’s state could be living with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025, researchers estimate. “What we’re dealing with… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeks Lodging Tax Advisory Committee member

The Sequim City Council is seeking a representative to serve on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. This appointee must be a representative of an activity… Continue reading

City talks affordable housing options with residents

There are a lot of options out there for affordable housing but now it’s up to residents to help local leaders decide what is best… Continue reading

Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 116 vacancies on 27 advisory boards and committees. The deadline to apply is the close of business Friday,… Continue reading

Community raises $180K to preserve 132-acre farm

An outpouring from the Sequim-Dungeness Valley community has helped a community nonprofit conserve the largest single piece of farmland in Clallam County. After the launch… Continue reading

Councilor Janisse earns Municipal Leadership certificate

Sequim City Council member Brandon Janisse recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities. The association’s certificate recognizes city- and… Continue reading

Election voting underway in Clallam County

Voting in Washington’s 2018 General Election is now underway as ballots were mailed last week to all registered Clallam County voters. New Washington state voters… Continue reading

Girl scouts kick start shoe drive: Girl Scout Troop brings in 130 pairs for Clallam foster children

Kids helping kids. That was the idea behind Girl Scout Troop 45181’s recent shoe drive for Clallam County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Seven girl… Continue reading

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College officials announced recently the school will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance student… Continue reading

Police blotter — Oct. 24, 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. Oct. 16… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Second-half property taxes due Oct. 31

Clallam County Treasurer Teresa Marchi is reminding taxpayers that 2018’s second half property taxes are due next week. Property tax payments must be postmarked or… Continue reading

Sequim middle-schoolers tour ROOT SPORTS

Sequim Boys & Girls Club members got their television closeups at a recent trip to ROOT SPORTS Northwest’s headquarters in Bellevue. Patrick Crumb, AT&T Sports… Continue reading

Sequim shakes it out for earthquake drill

Emily Sly, branch manager of the Sequim Library, gives patrons directions during the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill starting at 10:18 a.m. on Oct. 18. Computer… Continue reading

Tell city leaders next steps toward more affordable housing

City of Sequim staff invite the community to hear about a recent study about affordable housing, and offer input on an action plan. The city… Continue reading

Weather — Oct. 24, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Oct. 16 63 39 Oct. 17 62 39 Oct. 18 61 40 Oct. 19 56 39 Oct. 20 61 39 Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018