Union-friendly home healthcare worker bill approved by state Legislature

By Josh Kelety WNPA Olympia News Bureau House Democrats passed a controversial bill that restructures how home healthcare workers contract with the state despite all… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2018

Clallam Economic Development director resigns

Bob Schroeter, executive director of the Clallam County Economic Development Corp., resigned effective Friday, March 2, after 10 months on the job. Schroeter said he… Continue reading

Governor’s carbon tax proposal is dead in the state Legislature

By Josh Kelety WNPA Olympia News Bureau An amended version of Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal to tax carbon emissions to fight climate change is effectively… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

‘Shattered Ceilings’ to highlight League of Women Voter’s 50th year

Tickets are on sale for “Shattered Ceilings,” a dramatic performance celebrating women who were directly involved with the Suffrage Movement and those who shattered their… Continue reading

‘Sleeping Beauty’ with a twist

Sleeping Beauty Presented by Olympic Theatre Arts and Sequim Ballet When: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 and 2:00 p.m. on… Continue reading

A look at emergency preparedness across Sequim

Residents in and around Sequim are taking earthquake preparedness to a new level. With volunteers for Community Emergency Response Teams, or CERT, totaling more than… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula

B&G Club hosts WSU standout for anti-bullying campaign

Sequim’s Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula Carroll C. Kendall Unit hosted some special guests on Feb. 16 including former Washington State University… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula

Clallam County looks to improve community contact with CodeRED altert system

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office announced last week the launch of its new CodeRED community notification system to send important alerts and time-sensitive messages to… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Feb. 28, 2018

Goat vegetation pilot program rescheduled Because of recent snowfall, the City of Sequim postponed last week’s pilot project to test goats for vegetation management to… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

Forum on sexual abuse starts community conversation

From high schoolers to grandparents, community members of all walks of life gathered at the Sequim High School Auditorium last week to discuss sexual assault,… Continue reading

Forum topic is Clallam County women in politics

The Clallam Progressive Coalition hosts a free public forum, “Clallam County Women in Politics: A Panel Discussion,” from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the… Continue reading

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

Legislator: Delay paying property taxes

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation of a… Continue reading

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

Library board votes to consider all-new construction

If the community agrees to back the effort, the Sequim Library will be getting a significant makeover in coming years. On Feb. 22, the North… Continue reading

Photo: Snow day on soccer fields

By Erin Hawkins Sequim Gazette… Continue reading

Police Blotter — Feb. 28, 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. Feb. 20… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

Reandeau Stipe selected Sequim’s Citizen of Year

Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, past winners 1968 — Peter Black 1969 — Carl Klint 1970 — Virginia Keeting 1971 —… Continue reading

Roads, school officials share snow, ice removal process in Sequim

While some of us wake up to a dusting of snow on our lawn and ice on our windshields, a select few have been on… Continue reading

Sidewalks, curbs by park expected by Lavender Festival

New sidewalks and curbs are expected to be installed by the Sequim Lavender Festival this July by Carrie Blake Community Park. Sequim City Councilors gave… Continue reading

Weather — Feb. 28, 2018

Weather Date High Low Feb. 20 37 25 Feb. 21 36 23 Feb. 22 37 27 Feb. 23 42 24 Feb. 24 46 33 Feb.… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2018

Domestic violence survivors could get new protections from workplace discrimination

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau A proposed bill that easily passed the House of Representatives would provide discrimination protections for victims of domestic… Continue reading

  • Feb 27, 2018