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City of Sequim park playgrounds have been closed to all users, including playground equipment at Carrie Blake Community Park, since March 24. City parks will reopen for day use but playground equipment and some restrooms are closed for public use, and large gatherings and team sports will not be allowed. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

State, county, city parks to re-open for day use Parks

State and county parks on the North Olympic Peninsula — along with two city parks in Sequim — reopened for day use with some restrictions… Continue reading

City of Sequim park playgrounds have been closed to all users, including playground equipment at Carrie Blake Community Park, since March 24. City parks will reopen for day use but playground equipment and some restrooms are closed for public use, and large gatherings and team sports will not be allowed. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

PHOTOS: Caps and gowns to go for Sequim High grads-to-be

A kind of graduation parade unlike any other for Sequim High, staff and school boosters gave some cheer to the SHS Class of 2020 as… Continue reading

Sequim High plant sale blooms this week

From alysum to zinnias, marigold and mint, and from seven styles of petunias to parsley, pineapple sage, rosemary and thyme, Sequim High School’s annual plant… Continue reading

Kilmer talks economic impact, solutions during pandemic

Federal lawmakers have been busy in recent days and weeks with a spate of bills aimed at carrying individuals and businesses through what U.S. Representative… Continue reading

Albert Haller Foundation boosts United Way, area food banks

As one familiar with a struggle through sometimes difficult economic conditions, Albert Haller was keen to make sure Sequim-area residents got a helping hand from… Continue reading

School board considering $2M in budget cuts

The projected cuts aren’t as severe, but Sequim schools superintendent Dr. Rob Clark anticipates having to cut about $2 million from the school district’s approximate… Continue reading

Sequim’s Miller earns spot on WWU cheer squad

There’s only one thing Kianna Miller loves about cheerleading: Everything. “You feel like you’ve got a team of all your best friends, your sisters,” said… Continue reading

Employees take reins, start Dungeness Glass

Dungeness Glass Commercial residential glass company Offering: PUD-approved windows, mirrors, shower doors, specialty glass replacement, skylights, Where: 761 Carlsborg Road Website: dungenessglass.com Contact: 360-582-3098, sales@dungenessglass.com… Continue reading

Brotherly love: Sequim siblings use 3-D printer to make face shields for healthcare workers

A Christmas present and an encounter with a social media post led two Sequim residents to help front-line nurses and at-risk locals alike fend off… Continue reading

Clallam County backs effort to expand proposed state park

Clallam County will support a state effort to acquire a 21-acre parcel to expand the proposed Miller Peninsula State Park, commissioners said. Commissioners on April… Continue reading

Locals continue efforts to provide face masks

With statewide health officials urging residents to use masks in public settings where they cannot maintain 6 feet of distance from others, Sequim and Olympic… Continue reading

Sequim View Cemetery picked for Wreaths Across America site

A living display of honor for the legacy of veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice, Wreaths Across America is coming to the North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Sports betting bill signed into law

Native American tribal casinos may be closed across the state and the vast majority of major sports have been shut down worldwide, but tribes may… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice group announces changes

The COVID-19 epidemic hasn’t stopped Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County from caring for the terminally ill at no cost to the patient. But it has… Continue reading

Jessica Dowe, a Olympic Peninsula Humane Society staff member, holds OPHS resident Lulu. Photo courtesy of Olympic Peninsula Humane Society

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society reopens by appointment

After a three-week shutdown, the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society is once again open to adopting its furry clientele — that is by appointment only. The… Continue reading

Jessica Dowe, a Olympic Peninsula Humane Society staff member, holds OPHS resident Lulu. Photo courtesy of Olympic Peninsula Humane Society

SHS looks to ‘Shine the Light’ in honor of prep athletes

To pay a tribute to spring sport athletes who lost their season after the school year was cut short in light of the novel coronavirus… Continue reading

College basketball: Glasser to hit hardcourt for PC Pirates

She may have seen her senior prep career end a bit early, but Hope Glasser plans on continuing her athletic career at the next level.… Continue reading

Clallam fairgrounds, most county parks closed through May 4

The Clallam County Parks, Fair & Facilities Department has announced the temporary closure of all campgrounds and day-use facilities managed by the county, including the… Continue reading

NODM canceled for 2020, goes ‘virtual’

The races are still on … virtually. Organizers of a multitude of events under the North Olympic Discovery Marathon umbrella have decided to cancel all… Continue reading

From left: Randy Powell, Joel Hoffman and Michael Sickles act out a scene in the 2019 Olympic Theatre Arts’ production of “Death of a Salesman.” Photo courtesy of Olympic Theatre Arts

Olympic Theatre Arts announces ticket options, online ‘performances’

Olympic Theatre Arts is canceling its upcoming production, but looking to give its thespians and theater-goers a sense of community with some online resources. The… Continue reading

From left: Randy Powell, Joel Hoffman and Michael Sickles act out a scene in the 2019 Olympic Theatre Arts’ production of “Death of a Salesman.” Photo courtesy of Olympic Theatre Arts