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Community raises $180K to preserve 132-acre farm

An outpouring from the Sequim-Dungeness Valley community has helped a community nonprofit conserve the largest single piece of farmland in Clallam County. After the launch… Continue reading

Councilor Janisse earns Municipal Leadership certificate

Sequim City Council member Brandon Janisse recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities. The association’s certificate recognizes city- and… Continue reading

Election voting underway in Clallam County

Voting in Washington’s 2018 General Election is now underway as ballots were mailed last week to all registered Clallam County voters. New Washington state voters… Continue reading

Girl scouts kick start shoe drive: Girl Scout Troop brings in 130 pairs for Clallam foster children

Kids helping kids. That was the idea behind Girl Scout Troop 45181’s recent shoe drive for Clallam County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Seven girl… Continue reading

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College officials announced recently the school will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance student… Continue reading

Police blotter — Oct. 24, 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. Oct. 16… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Second-half property taxes due Oct. 31

Clallam County Treasurer Teresa Marchi is reminding taxpayers that 2018’s second half property taxes are due next week. Property tax payments must be postmarked or… Continue reading

Sequim middle-schoolers tour ROOT SPORTS

Sequim Boys & Girls Club members got their television closeups at a recent trip to ROOT SPORTS Northwest’s headquarters in Bellevue. Patrick Crumb, AT&T Sports… Continue reading

Sequim shakes it out for earthquake drill

Emily Sly, branch manager of the Sequim Library, gives patrons directions during the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill starting at 10:18 a.m. on Oct. 18. Computer… Continue reading

Tell city leaders next steps toward more affordable housing

City of Sequim staff invite the community to hear about a recent study about affordable housing, and offer input on an action plan. The city… Continue reading

Weather — Oct. 24, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Oct. 16 63 39 Oct. 17 62 39 Oct. 18 61 40 Oct. 19 56 39 Oct. 20 61 39 Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Coats For Kids’ hits 5,000-certificate milestone

What started out as a charitable program initially intended to help less than a dozen youths has now, in its 22nd year, put warm clothes… Continue reading

St. Luke’s welcomes Warming Center

The Sequim Community Warming Center can continue to keep individuals warm this season after it found a new home at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in… Continue reading

Bridge girder deliveries bring closures to US Highway 101 near Sequim

Between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, US Highway 101 drivers near Sophus Road east of Sequim in Clallam County may encounter several total highway… Continue reading

Taking time to Inter(act): Sequim High club explores roots of global problems

In a community where a common aphorism is, “Where water is wealth,” these Sequim teens are learning the impact of sharing those riches on a… Continue reading

‘Crossing the Bridges of Dementia’ series starts Saturday

“Crossing the Bridges of Dementia,” a free, two-part workshop about dealing with dementia, is set for this fall at Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington… Continue reading

Sequim woman hurt in Jefferson County crash

A Sequim woman was hurt in a two-car collision on State Route 104, about 10 miles south of Port Townsend, on Tuesday afternoon. The Washington… Continue reading

Kilmer invites Vietnam vets, community to pinning ceremony

As part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer invited veterans of the Vietnam War to participate in a… Continue reading

Makeover in Dungeness: Pilings from old wharf removed for habitat improvements

A weather-worn landmark on the Olympic Peninsula is making way for improved habitat for salmon, other sea-going creatures and peninsula residents. Creosote-laden pilings from the… Continue reading

Annual Harvest of Hope reaps $115K for OMC expansion

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation raised another $115,000 at its 16th annual Harvest of Hope dinner presented by the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Oct. 13… Continue reading