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Corrections center hosts WAG for second dog ‘reunion’

About 30 volunteers, adoptive parents, a veterinarian and a veterinarian technician were invited to Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) along with five very eager dogs… Continue reading

Best friends featured on Wheel of Fortune

Best friends of 55 years Charlotte Carroll and Didi Ryall normally watch the popular game show Wheel of Fortune together in the comfort of their… Continue reading

Meet Sequim’s newest Professional Fellow

For four weeks, State Department Professional Fellow Aydan Rzayeva from Azerbaijan will be living with local host families and working with the City of Sequim.… Continue reading

City bans ‘dangerous dogs’

Starting the first of next year, dogs declared “dangerous” will no longer be allowed in Sequim city limits. Sequim city councilors unanimously approved an update… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Oct. 25, 2017

Dinner, auction to benefit Mujeres de Maiz The 12th-annual Dia de Muertos dinner and auction is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the… Continue reading

Drug take-back day set for Saturday

County-wide local law enforcement agencies, including the Sequim Police Department, will be participating in the Nationwide Prescription Take-Back Day sponsored by the Federal Drug Enforcement… Continue reading

Joyce man charged with vehicular homicide after fatal wreck near Sequim

A Joyce man who allegedly caused a fatal wreck near Sequim has been charged with vehicular homicide. Vance Mitchell Mattix, 50, was charged Monday, Oct.… Continue reading

Police blotter — Oct. 25, 2017

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. 17… Continue reading

Resource managers end seasonal hunt for European green crab

The hunt in Dungeness for the invasive European green crab is over for the season. Resource managers report that since April they’ve caught 96 green… Continue reading

Sequim grad falls from bridge in Chicago

Aspiring Sequim filmmaker Luke Silliman, 18, finds himself in a scene he never would have imagined for his first semester of college. His mom Jenna… Continue reading

Sequim scientists developing seaweed line as next wave of future in fuel

A better fuel for tomorrow could soon be floating along the West Coast. Officials with the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently announced… Continue reading

TAX-AIDE volunteers sought

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to help TAX-AIDE, a program sponsored by the IRS and the AARP Foundation that provides free tax… Continue reading

Voting underway in Clallam County

Voting in Washington’s 2017 General Election is now underway as ballots were mailed last week to all registered Clallam County voters. New Washington state voters… Continue reading

Weather — Oct. 25, 2017

Weather Date High Low Oct. 17 59 46 Oct. 18 59 44 Oct. 19 53 48 Oct. 20 54 42 Oct. 21 54 41 Oct.… Continue reading

Property taxes due by Halloween

Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis is reminding taxpayers in Clallam County that the second half property taxes for 2017 are due by Tuesday, Oct. 31.… Continue reading

Collision kills Sequim man Wednesday afternoon

A fatal car collision near the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday afternoon leaves one man dead and another in custody for alleged vehicular homicide.… Continue reading

Phase one face-lift for OTA finished

Guests attending performances at Olympic Theatre Arts no longer have to walk on a gravel path to the entrance, thanks to recent upgrades to the… Continue reading

School board OKs teacher contract

Sequim School District board of directors approved a new contract for Sequim teachers. Sequim Education Association (SEA) President Diana Piersoll and Sequim Schools Superintendent Gary… Continue reading

Blitz lands in Sequim

Everett Kelly, 2, gives Seattle Seahawks mascot Blitz a high five at Olympic Lavender Company at 120 W. Washington Street in Sequim. Blitz visited Sequim… Continue reading

Boy Scouts to welcome girls into Cub Scout programs

Come next fall, local families may be bringing both sons and daughters to Cub Scout programs. Boy Scouts of America (BSA) board of directors announced… Continue reading