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Community news briefs — Oct. 23, 2019

Water series starts Oct. 23 “The Story of Water: In Depth” monthly lecture series starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the city… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Creating connections for at-risk residents

Sequim Police officers and staff with the Olympic Peninsula Community Clinic look to partner again to help connect Sequim’s homeless and at-risk individuals with needed… Continue reading

Drug take-back day set for Oct. 26

Countywide local law enforcement agencies, including the Sequim Police Department, Clallam County Sheriff’s Office and Port Angeles Police Department, will be participating in the Nationwide… Continue reading

Election voter deadlines approaching

Area residents looking to cast a ballot in the November 2019 General Election have just a few days to get registered. Clallam County residents have… Continue reading

McKinney-Vento aims to help homeless students

School district program worked with 100 students last year

Mental health evaluation sought for woman accused in Sequim stabbing

Larisa Jean Dietz’s arraignment rescheduled for Thursday

Police blotter — Oct. 23, 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. Oct. 15… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

Sequim Gazette earns WNPA Better Newspaper Contest honors

The Sequim Gazette took home second place in General Excellence along with 25 individual or staff awards in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2019 Better… Continue reading

Sequim School Board considering retaining interim superintendent Clark

The interim superintendent has “impressed” the Sequim school board

Summer chum returns strong at Jimmycomelately Creek

A multi-year project to help the summer chum salmon in Jimmycomelately Creek looked to be in dire straits last year. In recent weeks, however, numbers… Continue reading

TAX-AIDE seeking volunteers for tax season

AARP’s TAX-AIDE is looking for new volunteers to prepare federal income tax returns for the upcoming tax season. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are… Continue reading

Weather — Oct. 23, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Oct. 15 53 42 Oct. 16 61 48 Oct. 17 59 45 Oct. 18 56 43 Oct. 19 55 42 Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2019

None injured in one-car roll-over on West Sequim Bay Road

Sequim Police officers and Clallam County Fire District 3 personnel respond to a single-vehicle roll-over on West Sequim Bay Road Monday morning. At about 10:45… Continue reading

Two hurt in head-on wreck on Highway 101 near Blyn

Two people were transported to Olympic Medical Center after a head-on wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Blyn early Sunday morning. Riley Steven Hazard of… Continue reading

Cedar Greens general operations manager Mike Smith, left, speaks with two attendees of the grand opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new cannabis dispensary store. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Cedar Greens opens its doors

New Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe cannabis dispensary store celebrates grand opening

Cedar Greens general operations manager Mike Smith, left, speaks with two attendees of the grand opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new cannabis dispensary store. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Sequim public works department resource manager Ann Soule, second from left, talks to the crowd after Eric Smith, left, and Walter Wielbicki, third from left, officially started charging their cars as the first two customers of the city’s new electric vehicle charging station at the old PUD substation at 410 E. Washington St. on Oct. 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

City of Sequim, Clallam PUD partner on electric vehicle charging station

If you drive an electric vehicle, there’s a new local option in how to keep it charged. The City of Sequim opened a new charging… Continue reading

Sequim public works department resource manager Ann Soule, second from left, talks to the crowd after Eric Smith, left, and Walter Wielbicki, third from left, officially started charging their cars as the first two customers of the city’s new electric vehicle charging station at the old PUD substation at 410 E. Washington St. on Oct. 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

City votes down MAT-related online survey

Councilors question validity, openness to non-computer users

Community news briefs — Oct. 16, 2019

Cemetery board to meet The Gardiner Community Cemetery Commissioners are meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Gardiner Community Center, 980 Old… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2019

European green crab totals climb in Neah Bay, decline in Dungeness

Population captured near Blaine shows numbers growing inland

Harvest of Hope raises $124K for cancer center

Cancer patients on the Olympic Peninsula got another big boost from this year’s Harvest of Hope. The Olympic Medical Center Foundation raised a record $124,000… Continue reading