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Coats for Kids now a nonprofit

Established in 1996 by Denny Kuhnhausen, Coats For Kids was created to help provide warm coats to children in Clallam County working in conjunction with… Continue reading

Community news briefs — June 12, 2019

McTakeover to help Sequim residents Sequim Community Aid hosts a McTakeover from 5-7 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 12, at the Sequim McDonald’s, 107 S. Seventh… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019
Rachel Moon with the Dungeness Valley Creamery bottles raw milk on June 10. A product sample found with E. coli in one milk sample was discovered on June 4 but a later sample was cleared. Creamery products weren’t on store shelves for about three days. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Creamery cleared after third sample of E. coli found in raw milk

Raw milk from Dungeness Valley Creamery is back on store shelves again after Washington State Department of Agriculture staff found Escherichia coli bacteria, E. coli,… Continue reading

Rachel Moon with the Dungeness Valley Creamery bottles raw milk on June 10. A product sample found with E. coli in one milk sample was discovered on June 4 but a later sample was cleared. Creamery products weren’t on store shelves for about three days. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Federal judge denies Olympic Game Farm’s motion to dismiss portions of lawsuit

Animal Legal Defense Fund gains legal victory as complaint moves forward

Forest Service issues plan for 30 miles of roads in Olympic National Forest

Hikers and backpackers may be in for a longer walk on some trails south of Sequim following the completion of the U.S. Forest Service’s environmental… Continue reading

Graduating senior enjoy safe, sober party

Following their graduation ceremony on June 7, about 180 graduated Sequim high school seniors piled into the Sequim Elks Lodge for a Safe and Sober… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Public Safety and Justice Center opens 6/14

The new tribal center with police offices, a courtroom, and a children’s advocacy center is complete.

League of Women Voters sets candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County announced last week four free public forums to help voters become better informed about candidates for local… Continue reading

Police blotter — June 12, 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. June 4… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Region’s health care agencies gather for yearly convening

The Olympic region’s health care providers will gather 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Center’s Red Cedar Hall in Blyn,… Continue reading

Sequim High students furnish library in honor of Robby Streett

For Robby Streett, a library was a sanctuary filled with imagination and knowledge. His mom Josslyn said he could usually be found one of two… Continue reading

Sequim’s Kailin, longtime leader in environmental causes, dies

Retired Dr. Eloise Kailin, a Sequim environmentalist whose activism stretched beyond her most recent fight — a successful battle against fluoridation of Port Angeles drinking… Continue reading

United Way of Clallam County sets kickoff for Clallam Resilience Project

United Way of Clallam County is the new home for Clallam Resilience Project: a countywide consortium of agencies collaboratively building resiliency in Clallam County. The… Continue reading

Verbatim: Fashion designer Sica Schmitz shares story that comes full circle from Discovery Trail

After years of building a career in costume design and the fashion world, Sica Schmitz, 35, finds she can have the best of both worlds… Continue reading

Veterans gather to remember D-Day

To observe the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 held a special luncheon and presentation and hosting dozens… Continue reading

Weather — June 12, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low June 4 61 45 June 5 62 45 June 6 59 45 June 7 59 45 June 8 61 46 June… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Sequim High School graduates-to-be get $3.1M in scholarships

Sequim High School graduation When: 6 p.m. Friday, June 7 (ticket-holders admitted starting at 5 p.m., no reserved seating) Where: SHS stadium, West Fir Street… Continue reading

Joint Olympic Medical-Jefferson opioid clinic planned in Sequim

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is purchasing 19.5 acres southeast of Costco in Sequim for a medically-assisted addiction treatment facility for opioid addicts. The $20 million… Continue reading

SMS teachers, staff speak out on possible staff leadership change

School board meeting brings a huge turnout on the controversial SMS principal.

Clallam, Jefferson counties get $221K for derelict crab pot removal

The Salish Sea stretches for 6,535 square miles and is home to an abundance of marine organisms, perhaps none more popular than the Dungeness crab.… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019