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Weather — April 17, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low April 9 55 44 April 10 51 39 April 11 55 44 April 12 54 43 April 13 54 40 April… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2019

20-30 handguns stolen after loader is used to break through gate at FREDS Guns

Business owner: ‘They tried to tear down my building to commit this crime’

Benjamin G. Bonner, seated, sits with attorney John Hayden, left, as Clallam County chief criminal deputy prosecuting attorney Michele Devlin reads a narrative describing the death of Cynthia Little of Sequim and her dog, Jack, during Bonner’s sentencing Tuesday in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Killer of Sequim woman committed to psychiatric hospital

Bonner acquitted of second-degree murder on grounds he was legally insane at time of crime

Benjamin G. Bonner, seated, sits with attorney John Hayden, left, as Clallam County chief criminal deputy prosecuting attorney Michele Devlin reads a narrative describing the death of Cynthia Little of Sequim and her dog, Jack, during Bonner’s sentencing Tuesday in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Clallam Conservation District eyes rates, charges

Fees for property owners intended to create reliable funding

Legislation to reduce rape kit processing times heads to governor

A bill to reduce the processing time for sexual assault kits passed the Washington legislature in two unanimous votes. Sexual Assault Kits have remained untested… Continue reading

‘Tsumami roadshow’ coming to peninsula

Tsunami and earthquake experts will be on the Olympic Peninsula for the week of April 9-12 for presentations and discussions on tsunami vertical evacuation structures,… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Audubon group to hear Hatler’s mastodon stories

The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, 2151 W. Hendrickson… Continue reading

Community news briefs — April 10, 2019

4-H plans Family Fun Night April’s 4-H Family Fun Night will be at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Participants will… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Court affirms Dungeness Water Rule regulations

The state Court of Appeals has reaffirmed much-debated 6-year-old Clallam County regulations known as the Dungeness Water Rule that control water use in the Dungeness… Continue reading

Dungeness River Audubon Center gets $300K grant for expansion

The Dungeness River Audubon Center is one big step closer to its approximate $3 million makeover. Representatives with the center’s capital campaign to expand the… Continue reading

Fir Street construction set to begin May 13, go through summer 2020

Dates are beginning to cement for the start of the West Fir Street Rehabilitation Project. Sequim City Engineer Matt Klontz told Sequim city councilors April… Continue reading

Police blotter — April 10, 2019

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. April 2… Continue reading

Sequim Sunshine Festival starts in March 2020

First there was the Irrigation Festival and then the Lavender Festival. Now, community members and leaders with the City of Sequim look to start a… Continue reading

Sequim Wheelers set second season of free rides

The Sequim Wheelers are readying to roll out for a second season. Volunteers for the nonprofit revealed the group’s second adaptive bike during a volunteer… Continue reading

SHS plans May plant sale

Sequim High School hosts the school’s annual plant sale in early May at the school greenhouse, 601 N. Sequim Ave. Sale times/dates are: 8:30 a.m.-5:30… Continue reading

For the third year, Sequim receives a nomination from USA Today’s online contest for small towns. This year, Sequim is up for “Best Small Town for Shopping” and “Best Small Town Cultural Scene” in the online contest. Sequim Gazette file photo

USA Today nominates Sequim for ‘Best Small Town For Shopping’ and ‘Cultural Scene’

Sequim may capture national attention once again thanks to USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards. This year, the city received nominations for “Best Small… Continue reading

For the third year, Sequim receives a nomination from USA Today’s online contest for small towns. This year, Sequim is up for “Best Small Town for Shopping” and “Best Small Town Cultural Scene” in the online contest. Sequim Gazette file photo

Weather — April 10, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low April 2 62 40 April 3 58 44 April 4 58 43 April 5 58 41 April 6 56 39 April… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon reset

The third-annual Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon will offer area women veterans an opportunity to network and learn more about accessible resources on the Olympic… Continue reading

Woman on a 17-day hunger strike to save the Southern Resident Orcas

Lanni Johnson on a hunger strike in front of the Washington State Capitol building

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office adds two deputies

On March 29, Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict swore in Erika Andrews as a Corrections Deputy and Kevin Gleason as a Patrol Deputy. Andrews grew… Continue reading