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Police blotter — May 9, 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. May 1… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2018

Rec Area suggested for basic improvements by Parks Board

One step forward. The Clallam County Parks, Fair & Facilities department is planning to move forward with Phase I of its Dungeness Recreation Area Preferred… Continue reading

Royalty Court welcomes new princess

A new princess joins the 2018 Irrigation Festival Royalty Court for the remainder of the festival year. Liliana Williams was crowned Princess on May 4… Continue reading

Sequim man acquitted of one charge, jury hung on another charge

A 54-year-old Sequim man has been acquitted of an attempted rape charge while a second count of indecent liberties remains unresolved. Joseph G. Price was… Continue reading

Sequim remains No. 3 in ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’ contest

With less than a week remaining in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online contest for the “Best Small Town for Shopping,” Sequim remains at No. 3… Continue reading

Sequim Soroptimists host free hospice info event

Soroptimist International of Sequim aims to provide answers about how hospice organizations can help those in need at its upcoming “Tea with SHE” presentation that… Continue reading

Still rolling at 30: A history of the Irrigation Festival’s Logging Show

Thirty one years ago, the Grand Parade once marked the end of the Sequim Irrigation Festival. Gone was the Demolition Derby due to expenses and… Continue reading

Students stand for the Second

Sequim High School students staged another walkout onto the campus’ courtyard this week but with the sole purpose of standing for the right to bear… Continue reading

Weather — May 9, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low May 1 60 46 May 2 63 41 May 3 61 44 May 4 58 47 May 5 65 43 May… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2018

NOLS eyes Sequim expansion, sets community discussion

A proposed expansion of the Sequim Library could go before voters this November depending on a special meeting of the North Olympic Library System’s trustees… Continue reading

Hiker missing in national forest

Authorities were searching Tuesday for 24-year-old hiker who went missing in the Buckhorn Wilderness south of Sequim. Jeremiah Adams, a sailor stationed on the Bremerton-based… Continue reading

Summer construction at Sequim Bay State Park expected to affect recreational crabbing, boating

Washington State Parks announced last week that beginning in mid-summer the boat launch and parking area at Sequim Bay State Park will be closed for… Continue reading

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office released this forensic composite sketch of one of two male subjects suspected in the April 15 assault of a 34-year-old Port Angeles woman while jogging the Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Composite sketch released of man in April 15 trail assault

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of one of two men who allegedly attacked a woman who was jogging with her dog… Continue reading

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office released this forensic composite sketch of one of two male subjects suspected in the April 15 assault of a 34-year-old Port Angeles woman while jogging the Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Sequim schools in good standing with new paraeducator law

While some staffers may need to update their qualifications to meet new standards passed by state legislators last year, Sequim School District seems to be… Continue reading

At 123, Irrigation Festival still going strong

The streak as Washington’s longest running festival continues this weekend as the Sequim Irrigation Festival begins its 123rd year on May 4. The two weekend… Continue reading

Button designer follows family tradition for festival

Following in the footsteps of her sister Jessica, Helen Haller Elementary fifth-grader Sara German, 11, won the Sequim Irrigation Festival’s button design contest, too. She’s… Continue reading

City seeks committees for transportation ballot measure

Following Sequim City Council’s March decision to ask voters to renew the Transportation Benefit District on the November General Election ballot, they now seek committee… Continue reading

Community news briefs — May 2, 2018

Plant sale/car show set A plant sale accompanied by a car show is set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Trinity United Methodist… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Dining at Dungeness Landing

Contributor Joan Hermanson spotted this scene of a bald eagle taking advantage of some low tides last week near Dungeness Landing.… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018

Irrigation Festival profile: Honorary Pioneer Lorelle Agostine

Editor’s note: this is the fourth profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers leading up to the 123rd festival set for May 4-13. For more than… Continue reading