Clallam County Courthouse workers hang bunting on the front of the historic Port Angeles courthouse on Wednesday in honor of Independence Day. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Special events to mark amended Fourth of July celebrations

The COVID-19 pandemic has scuttled plans for many July Fourth celebrations across the North Olympic Peninsula but communities have made… Continue reading

Clallam’s childcare crunch: Community leaders explore options

Expanding locations, training some of the options discussed

Health officers urge caution on Fourth; Clallam adds two COVID-19 cases

North Olympic Peninsula health officers are urging caution during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. They said Thursday they encourage… Continue reading

Shelter resident, Serenity House employee test positive

Two people at Serenity House of Clallam County tested positive for COVID-19 this week in an outbreak that was still… Continue reading

Early-morning fire damages East Sequim Bay Road home

An early morning fire Wednesday, July 1, has left a 4,000-square-foot home on Sequim Bay with extensive fire and smoke… Continue reading

Lien Trinh, owner of DentureCare Inc., prepares some dentures for patients at her West Spruce Street business. She’s one of many Sequim businesses slated to receive a business grant from the City of Sequim to help during the pandemic. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

City extends COVID-19 business grants another $60K

Recipients share what support means

A new playground at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club tentatively finishes this summer as club leaders continue to seek funds for the play structures, a basketball court, turf and more. Plans for a playground date back at least to 2001, club supporters say. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Boys Girls Club to add its first playground

Leaders hope for summer finish, seek final funds

Helpful local information, links for dealing with COVID-19 pandemic

To help Sequim- and Clallam County-are residents manage their daily lives during the 2019 novel coronavirus, the Clallam County Emergency Continue reading...

WIAA offers return-to-play guidance for most fall sports

Playing until the whistle blows may not be possible for prep sports athletes this fall — officials will be required Continue reading...

What’s Happening at the Market: Make room for Gunogan Fungus’ delectable mushrooms

Sequim Farmers & Artisans Market Open: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 4 Location: Sequim Civic Center Plaza, downtown Sequim More Continue reading...

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Get It Growing: Enjoy summer in the garden

July has arrived! Finally sunny days, perfect for basking and working in the garden. With the warmer weather comes a Continue reading...


OMC commissioner questions per diem testing policy

The two Olympic Medical Center employees who tested positive for COVID-19 were working in the same department of the Port… Continue reading


More COVID-19 cases in Clallam; none new in Jefferson

Four more Clallam County residents have been reported Wednesday as having tested positive for COVID-19, including two related to outbreaks… Continue reading



Blondie’s Plate primed for reopening

Blondie’s Plate Under new owner Josh Armstrong Reopening: Early to mid-July Address: 134 S. Second Ave. Phone: 360-683-2233 Website: Continue reading...



Community scoreboard — July 1, 2020

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, Two-Man Shamble, June 24 First flight — Gross: 1. Nic Dahl-Grant Ritter, Continue reading...

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Sports briefs — July 1, 2020

Binghams receives student-athlete honors Morgan and Murray Bingham, both Sequim High graduates and students at Southern Virginia University, were recently Continue reading...

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Grant program powers back-to-business advertising

Sound Publishing launches $1 million Local Business Marketing Grant Program

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Planting now, for the future

Active forest management does much more than produce timber and toilet paper.


Why the construction industry is essential to local toilet paper stocks

Diverse, interconnected forest products industry need all components working

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Robotics take knee surgery to the next level

Knee pain sufferers on the Olympic Peninsula have new options at Jefferson Healthcare



From the Back Nine: Three months behind the mask

I imagine you’ve had the same issues with masks that I have; condensation, snot, and slobber. But it is a Continue reading...

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Think About It: Vulnerable me, vulnerable you

“None of us could have imagined spending extended time in isolation at this stage of our lives. We can be Continue reading...