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Sequim Education Foundation teacher grants give local teachers a boost

Despite uncertainty in school funding at federal and state levels, local education advocates are helping fill in the gaps to spur special school projects. The… Continue reading

Sequims assistant city manager takes job in California

A familiar face is once again leaving Sequim city hall. Sequim Assistant City Manager Joe Irvin recently accepted the same position in Healdsburg, Calif. with… Continue reading

Weather — July 25, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low July 17 72 56 July 18 67 55 July 19 65 55 July 20 68 52 July 21 71 49 July… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as the West End… Continue reading

2020 vision: Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe moves ahead on hotel plans

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving forward on its long-planned hotel and resort at 7 Cedars Casino, firming up plans to open a five-story, 100-room… Continue reading

My lavender marathon: Reporter Erin Hawkins visits 16 lavender farms in one day

After 22 years, Sequim remains a destination for lavender lovers. Thousands, probably millions of people have walked the beautiful pink and purple rows each year… Continue reading

Sequim man survives Alaska plane crash

A Sequim man is one of 11 survivors of a plane crash on an Alaskan mountain last week. David Price, owner of Price Ford in… Continue reading

Homeowners settle lawsuit over Dungeness cell tower

A legal dispute between Dungeness homeowners and owners/operators of a 150-foot cell tower is over. Dungeness Heights Homeowners agreed to settle on July 12 with… Continue reading

Port officials limit choices for marina: Sale to private developer, levy no longer options

Selling John Wayne Marina to a for-profit company or private developer is off the table. The same is true for a Port of Port Angeles… Continue reading

Red Cross redistributes emergency resources from Carlborg

Following a consolidation of space, staff and volunteers with The Red Cross of Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas look to partner with local agencies in distributing/storing… Continue reading

The nuts and bolts of Sequim Lavender Weekend

Like the plants it celebrates, Sequim Lavender Weekend continues to grow each year. Nineteen farms host visitors this weekend, July 20-22, with live music, U-pick,… Continue reading

PUD seeks commissioner applicants

Clallam County PUD Commissioners seek candidates for a vacancy on the PUD Board of Commissioners following the resignation of District 2 Commissioner Hugh Haffner. Under… Continue reading

Sequim Police Department warns of new mail scam

The Sequim Police Department is warning area residents of a new mail scam involving unsolicited packages, City of Sequim officials said last week. A local… Continue reading

Sequim scientists to study fish reactions to turbines as new partnership with University of Alaska Fairbanks

A new five-year agreement between Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Alaska Fairbanks makes Sequim’s Marine Sciences Laboratory a key part of upcoming… Continue reading

Community members rally to reunite migrant families

On four consecutive Sundays, community members and participants with Indivisible Sequim and MoveOn have rallied at the corner of Priest Road and West Washington Street… Continue reading

Community news briefs — July 18, 2018

Revelation series begins July 20 Pastor, author, and professor Lee Venden of All About Jesus Seminars presents a free 12-part series “The Revelation of Whom?”… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2018

Guided ‘Rock Walk’ set at wildlife refuge

Dave Parks, a Port Angeles geologist with the Washington Department of Natural Resources, leads a “Rock Walk” at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday,… Continue reading

Jury convicts Sequim man for domestic violence crimes

A 38-year-old Sequim man was convicted of domestic violence crimes in late June, the Clallam County Prosecutor’s Office said. Joseph Brian Ueltzen, 38, of Sequim,… Continue reading

Police Blotter – July 18, 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. July 10… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2018

Protection Island cruise set during Lavender Weekend

The Protection Island Puffin Marine Sunset Dessert Cruise, a one-of-a-kind voyage from Sequim, gives nature-lovers a unique view of the Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge… Continue reading