What the ‘Safe Start’ plan looks like

Guidance and future plans listed

Faern Tait of Port Angeles shows off Valentina, a 10-year-old alpaca, at the 2019 Clallam County Fair. Officials have cancelled the 2020 fair with Clallam County not likely able to host large gatherings by mid-August. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Clallam County Fair cancelled for 2020

The livestock displays, rodeo, carnival, scones and more will have to wait until 2021. The 2020 Clallam County Fair, set… Continue reading

Sequim High considering ‘drive-in’ for 2020 graduation

Caps and gowns … on wheels? With statewide limits on large gatherings still in place, Sequim School District officials along… Continue reading

Nurses at Avamere Olympic Rehabilitation of Sequim, from left, Lynda Lyons, CNA; A.J. Henning, CNA; and Jo Talbot, RN; show masks and gowns made by members of Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club. In total, club members made more than 4,500 face masks for community health workers. Photo courtesy of Avamere/Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club

Sunbonnet Sue Quilt club makes more than 4,500 face masks for health workers

Many hands may make light work, and with the right hands they can make quality stitch work. In the past… Continue reading

Sound Publishing offers grants to advertisers

Sound Publishing is launching a new program to help local companies spread the news that they’re open for business. Sound… Continue reading

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Sequim High School agriculture teachers, from left, Bill McFarlen, Lynette Jenné, and Steve Mahitka, along with Emily Westcott, flower basket coordinator, stand in the City of Sequim’s greenhouse where more than 130 flower baskets await going on Washington Street on June 1. Basket sponsorship supports the high school’s plant sale and the downtown Christmas lights program. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

SHS students, staff finish flower baskets despite school closure

Sponsors sought to support plant sale, Christmas lights programs

State gives Clallam County approval for Phase 2

Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman has approved Clallam County’s request for a variance to move from Phase 1… Continue reading

Peninsula man realizes ‘dream’ with Carlsborg food truck

North West Grill What: Walk-up restaurant/food truck Where: Parking lot of Tracy’s Insulation,261372 US Highway 101 (Carlsborg) Hours: 11 a.m.-6 Continue reading...

DCC founder Smith dies at 73

Perhaps a bit uncomfortable with the spotlight — and, by many accounts, ill at ease with the management of a Continue reading...

Boy Scouts find COVID-19 work-arounds online

“Be prepared.” Is there a better motto to face a worldwide health crisis? To help keep their young scouts active Continue reading...

Get It Growing: Thinking outside the usual berry basket with small fruits

By Jeanette Stehr-Green For the Sequim Gazette Last week, we covered four of the more popular small fruits grown in Continue reading...

News

Expect delays along US Highway 101 near Sequim for repairs

Maintenance crews for the Washington State Department of Transportation look to take advantage of warm, dry conditions to conduct pavement… Continue reading

 

Clallam County approves Phase 2 plan

Clallam County has approved a request to move into the next phase of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan. The county… Continue reading

 

Business

Record unemployment on North Olympic Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula unemployment soared to historical highs in April as Clallam and Jefferson employers shed 2,850 nonfarm jobs amid Continue reading...

 

Sports

Registration still open for OMCares’s May run/walk

The finish line is in sight. Organizers of the OMCares’ May Virtual Run/Walk say they have raised about 88 percent Continue reading...

 

Life

Decade Nine: The 2010s

Over 90 years of community service, The Rotary Club of Sequim has been proud to support our local community by… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim Sunrise Rotary boosts community groups with donations

The Sequim Sunrise Rotary Club recently donated $7,500 to three community organizations who provide assistance to some of the most… Continue reading

 

Marketplace

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

 

Ready to reserve a Mustang-inspired electric SUV? It’s this easy

Save significant cash by choosing Port Angeles for delivery of your new Mustang Mach E!

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Opinion

CommunityPlus: Civic reasoning and Covid-19

By Ken Stringer For the Sequim Gazette Civic reasoning is the practice of thinking through the various aspects of individual Continue reading...

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