Sequim to ask voters to renew 10-year Transportation Benefit District

After generating more than $4 million in revenue for street projects in the City of Sequim since 2010, City of Sequim councilors will soon consider… Continue reading

Weather — Jan. 31, 2018

Weather Date High Low Jan. 23 46 36 Jan. 24 46 37 Jan. 25 43 33 Jan. 26 43 32 Jan. 27 50 38 Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Affirmative action could make a comeback in Washington State

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau Seattle area Democratic lawmakers could repeal a 20-year-old voter initiative meant to outlaw preferences based on race and… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Lawmakers want to rein in Washington’s many tax breaks

By Josh Kelety WNPA Olympia News Bureau Six hundred ninety-four. That’s how many separate tax breaks and exemptions saved taxpayers — but cost the state… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Lawmakers consider a bill to raise the legal tobacco age

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau Washington state lawmakers are considering a bill that could raise the legal age to purchase any nicotine product… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Workplace bullying and sexual harassment bills go before lawmakers

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau Proposals before the state Legislature would grant new protections from sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace. The… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2018

Clallam Conservation District sets 2018 election

Election for two positions with the Clallam Conservation District Board of Supervisors is set for March, and ballots may be turned in for those offices… Continue reading

State takes aim at opioid crisis: Bills would to limit opioid prescriptions, invest in treatment options

By Josh Kelety WNPA Olympia News Bureau In an effort to tackle the opioid addiction epidemic, state legislators, Attorney General Bob Ferguson, and Democratic Governor… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2018

Fir Street construction pushed to early 2019, Lavender Festival still moving to Carrie Blake Park this summer

The 18-month reconstruction of Fir Street by Sequim schools has been put on hold until 2019. Originally slated to begin this summer, City of Sequim… Continue reading

A new kitchen in sight for school district

Sequim School District has a clearer vision of what its new central kitchen will look like after an option was approved Monday night for the… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Jan. 24, 2018

Education and ombuds workshop set in PA A workshop for parents and educators presented by the Washington State office of the Education Ombuds will be… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Friends group donates $27K to Sequim Library

Programming at the Sequim Library is once again a go this year thanks to efforts of the Friends of the Sequim Library. At the group’s… Continue reading

Insanity defense offered in case of bludgeoning death

Benjamin George Bonner has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of 71-year-old Sequim resident Cynthia Little. Bonner, 18, will be… Continue reading

McEntire to challenge Tharinger for 24th District seat

The 24th District’s two state representatives and the region’s 6th District congressman — all Democrats — are well on their way to running for re-election… Continue reading

OMC selects Burkhardt for Chief Human Resources Officer role … and other items

Jennifer Burkhardt was recently named Olympic Medical Center’s new Chief Human Resources Officer. She replaces Richard Newman, who retired on Jan. 9 after 17 years… Continue reading

Police blotter — Jan. 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. Jan. 16… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2018

Puppy Pilots program seeks help raising dogs for the blind

Whether at the theater, on the streets, or in the grocery store, it’s likely you’ve crossed paths with Puppy Pilots volunteers. For more than 10… Continue reading

Sequim woman remains missing

More than two weeks after a 68-year-old Sequim woman went missing, Clallam County Sheriff’s Office reports they have no new information on her whereabouts. Chief… Continue reading

Volunteers, transportation sought for visit to legislature

Clallam Mosaic, a local nonprofit that works to enrich, encourage and empower people with developmental disabilities, is seeking help in bringing it’s voice to Olympia.… Continue reading

Water, sewer main work set in downtown Sequim

The City of Sequim will resume its work replacing water and sewer mains in downtown Sequim on Monday, Feb. 5. The work on Washington Street… Continue reading