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Cy Frick gives a history of the Sequim Salomn Bake on Aug. 6 on KSQM FM 91.5. Submitted photo

Frick to talk salmon bake history on KSQM

As the story goes, Rotarian Cy Frick used a shot from his favorite revolver to direct attention from his fellow Rotarians toward his proposal for… Continue reading

Cy Frick gives a history of the Sequim Salomn Bake on Aug. 6 on KSQM FM 91.5. Submitted photo

Photo: Sequim’s soaring stalks

Contributor Bob Lampert spots this scene along Sequim-Dungeness Way last week.… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Police blotter — Aug. 1, 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 25… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Port of Port Angeles pulls appeal of Sequim decision about John Wayne Marina

The Port of Port Angeles has withdrawn its appeal of a decision by Sequim city officials that the city’s shoreline master program prohibits the widely… Continue reading

Sequim man arrested for reckless burning

Sequim Police Department announced on July 30 that law enforcement arrested a Sequim man for alleged reckless burning among other charges. In a press release,… Continue reading

Three suspected drug dealers indicted on federal charges

Trio believed to be primary suppliers of drugs on Olympic Peninsula

Weather — Aug. 1, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low July 24 73 52 July 25 77 52 July 26 79 53 July 27 71 52 July 28 69 54 July… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Brush fire contained near Blyn

Clallam County Fire District No. 3 responded to a brush fire near East Sequim Bay Road and contained the fire by about 1:30 p.m. on… Continue reading

Sequim Wheelers hit the trail

The Sequim Wheelers are getting its wheels rolling. The nonprofit organization started giving free wheelchair bike rides to Sequim community members along Olympic Discovery Trail… Continue reading

Annual Sequim salmon bake slated for Aug. 12

Summertime in Sequim brings back the town’s annual salmon feast. The Rotary Club of Sequim’s 50th-annual Salmon Bake is set for Sunday, Aug. 12, at… Continue reading

Canoes welcomed at Hollywood Beach during Paddle to Puyallup

Weary pullers were greeted with smiles and warm Lower Elwha Klallam hospitality Friday, July 20, as the Tribal Canoe Journey arrived in Port Angeles. Twenty-two… Continue reading

City chip sealing set for this week

City of Sequim staff report chip sealing projects began Tuesday, July 24, and tentatively finish Saturday, July 28. Sierra Santa Fe Corporation of Ridgefield will… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners seek compromise on fireworks ban after hearing

Clallam County’s three county commissioners said after a public hearing they want to strike a compromise on a proposed fireworks ordinance. Commissioners heard from 17… Continue reading

Community news briefs — July 25, 2018

Have coffee with the Sequim mayor The City of Sequim’s “Coffee with the Mayor” program continues in July. Mayor Dennis Smith and Communications and Marketing… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018
Sequim Lavender Festival kicked off at the opening ceremony at Carrie Blake Park on July 20, where Sequim City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, left, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce representatives Melanie and Kelsey Sands, Sequim Mayor Dennis Smith, Festival Executive Director Debbie Madden, City Councilor Brandon Janisse, County Commissioner Mark Ozias and other Festival ambassadors performed a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Farmers, organizers recap 2018 Sequim Lavender Weekend

Following traffic delays, minor collisions, and an estimated 3,000 extra vehicles on US Highway 101, two friends put Sequim Lavender Weekend in perspective. “It was… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Festival kicked off at the opening ceremony at Carrie Blake Park on July 20, where Sequim City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, left, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce representatives Melanie and Kelsey Sands, Sequim Mayor Dennis Smith, Festival Executive Director Debbie Madden, City Councilor Brandon Janisse, County Commissioner Mark Ozias and other Festival ambassadors performed a ribbon cutting ceremony.

FCCF, Lions boost OMC Foundation’s donations

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation presented $46,000 to Olympic Medical Center at its board of commissioner’s meeting on July 18, including gifts from the First… Continue reading

Contributor Pauline Geraci spots Sequim’s Roosevelt elk herd near Brownfield Road last week.

Herd Having a Bite

Contributor Pauline Geraci spots Sequim’s Roosevelt elk herd near Brownfield Road last week.… Continue reading

  • Jul 25, 2018
Contributor Pauline Geraci spots Sequim’s Roosevelt elk herd near Brownfield Road last week.

Hurricane Ridge Road under construction

Because of a major construction project, bicycle and pedestrian traffic will not be permitted on the first five miles of Hurricane Ridge Road from the… Continue reading

Northwest Maritime Center to receive totem pole, canoe from Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

The Northwest Maritime Center will be gifted two pieces of Native American art by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, designed and carved for the center by… Continue reading

OPA’s portables on schedule

School District receives six of eight units to house students