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Timberwolves get a fresh coat

Sequim Middle School’s new band director and seventh grade choir teacher, George Rodes, hopes to give band and choir students something to be proud of.… Continue reading

Vehicle prowls on ODT: Ten cars parked at trailheads burgled; 18 vehicle break-ins in county

Vehicles in parking areas along Olympic Discovery Trail from Sequim to west of Port Angeles have been broken into during a recent surge of daytime… Continue reading

Weather — Aug. 29, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Aug. 21 81 55 Aug. 22 71 55 Aug. 23 64 51 Aug. 24 66 52 Aug. 25 61 50 Aug.… Continue reading

Wheels down: Agnew’s Mackay completes wheelchair journey from Idaho

A triumphant Ian Mackay last week crossed the Clallam-Jefferson County line with supporters cheering him on. On Aug. 24, Mackay was nearing the end of… Continue reading

Sequim City Manager receives ‘excellent’ review

Sequim City Councilors seem to like what City Manager Charlie Bush is doing. Following their Aug. 4 evaluation of his performance, they voted 6-0 with… Continue reading

Sequim car show, cruise wows ‘em

Check out more Sequim Prairie Nights highlights on our Flickr page here.… Continue reading

School district discusses OPA plans

While Olympic Peninsula Academy staff and students wait to move into new temporary housing, Sequim Schools Superintendent Gary Neal went over the district’s plans for… Continue reading

City to install 19 speed radar signs by October

By October, drivers in Sequim city limits should have a good grasp on their driving speed. City staff announced plans on Aug. 13 to purchase… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair sees positive weekend with attendance up in 99th year, organizers say

Ninety nine years in, and the good times kept rolling at the Clallam County Fair. While staff continue to tabulate the numbers this week, Fair… Continue reading

Clallam Democrats set annual fundraiser for Sept. 29; tickets on sale now

The Clallam County Democrats host the organization’s 2018 annual Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 Cedars Casino’s Club Seven… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Aug. 22, 2018

Historical society’s garage sale around the corner The Clallam County Historical Society’s garage sale, held at the Lincoln School site on the corner of Eighth… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

Marysville man arrested in crime spree

A Marysville man was arrested last week in connection with a stolen vehicle and theft. Conrad J. Edwards, 42, was arrested on Aug. 18 at… Continue reading

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed after paperwork was… Continue reading

Obituaries — Aug. 22, 2018

Raymond William Dangman March 27, 1954 - August 8, 2018 Raymond William Dangman’s Soul left his body to enter a new realm of existence on… Continue reading

Police blotter — Aug. 22, 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. Aug. 14… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

PUD commissioners name ‘short list’ for Haffner’s replacement

More than a dozen candidates to replace former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner took on questions in public session before the PUD’s… Continue reading

U.S. Forest Service staff meet with community members on Aug. 15 in the Dungeness River Audubon Center to discuss options for the Dungeness Watershed Roads Management Project where 30-plus miles of roads are being analyzed to potentially close and/or be decommissioned to vehicles. 
                                Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Road closures remain possible to vehicles in Olympic Forest

Less than two weeks remain for local hikers and riders to comment on the U.S. Forest Service’s proposal to decommission and/or close more than 30… Continue reading

U.S. Forest Service staff meet with community members on Aug. 15 in the Dungeness River Audubon Center to discuss options for the Dungeness Watershed Roads Management Project where 30-plus miles of roads are being analyzed to potentially close and/or be decommissioned to vehicles. 
                                Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Back to School event is Saturday

Sequim’s sixth-annual Back to School Fair, a free event for Sequim families with children ages birth-18 years, is set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug.… Continue reading

Suicides on the rise in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Suicides on the North Olympic Peninsula are outpacing last year, according to coroner statistics for Clallam and Jefferson counties. There were 19 self-inflicted deaths in… Continue reading

Warming center looking for new space

The Sequim Community Warming Center is in need of a new home before cold weather returns. Jean Pratschner, the warming center’s manager, said the Serenity… Continue reading