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Court ruling goes in favor of MAT clinic

Community groups, leaders call for unity

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Chamber’s open letter seeks government transparency to better support business

Director says hundreds of negative calls, emails lead to board’s action

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Six of nine candidates for the vacant Sequim city council seat participated in a forum hosted by the Sequim Good Governance League on Feb. 9. They included, from top left clockwise, Vicki Lowe, Daryl Scott Ness, Janine Bocciardi, Kathy Downer, Rachel Anderson and Lowell Rathbun. David Rich could not participate due to a family obligation, Cynthia Dinan was ill and Autumn Wolfgang could not be reached. Candidates will be interviewed in a special meeting by city councilors on Feb. 16.

City council candidates talk priorities, unity, race and more

Special meeting set for Feb. 16 to interview nine residents

Six of nine candidates for the vacant Sequim city council seat participated in a forum hosted by the Sequim Good Governance League on Feb. 9. They included, from top left clockwise, Vicki Lowe, Daryl Scott Ness, Janine Bocciardi, Kathy Downer, Rachel Anderson and Lowell Rathbun. David Rich could not participate due to a family obligation, Cynthia Dinan was ill and Autumn Wolfgang could not be reached. Candidates will be interviewed in a special meeting by city councilors on Feb. 16.
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Bush, City of Sequim agree to resignation

City manager Charlie Bush’s tenure with Sequim tentatively ends this week, but contention against Mayor William Armacost continues. The city issued a press release Monday… Continue reading

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City of Sequim staff will begin negotiations to bring a fireworks show to Carrie Blake Community Park on Independence Day. In non-pandemic years, Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2018. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

City in negotiations for Fourth of July fireworks show

Contingency plan allows for other dates if pandemic persists

City of Sequim staff will begin negotiations to bring a fireworks show to Carrie Blake Community Park on Independence Day. In non-pandemic years, Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2018. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell
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Organizers cancel 2021 Lavender Festival Street Fair

Organizers encourage people to shop at farms online, in person

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Police recover stolen goods after restoration business theft

A suspicious vehicle stop led to the recovery of tens-of-thousands of dollars in stolen goods. According to Sgt. Mike Hill with Sequim Police Department, officer… Continue reading

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Royalty pageant goes online Feb. 27

Irrigation Festival contest features four contestants

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Sequim Safeway checker Colleen Tenneson and manager Joe Barton helped raised more than $87,000 from customer donations for the Sequim Food Bank fundraiser over November and December. Andra Smith, food bank executive director, on right, said donations will go towards gift cards, which she loves because “it allows families to choose and make their own nutritional decisions.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Safeway customers, staff come up big for Food Bank

In just two months, Safeway customers brought in more than $87,000 for Sequim families. From Nov. 1-Dec. 31, customers could donate at check stands toward… Continue reading

Sequim Safeway checker Colleen Tenneson and manager Joe Barton helped raised more than $87,000 from customer donations for the Sequim Food Bank fundraiser over November and December. Andra Smith, food bank executive director, on right, said donations will go towards gift cards, which she loves because “it allows families to choose and make their own nutritional decisions.” Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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High winds blow down Sequim man’s dream project

Family seek support for local contractor in online campaign

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Sequim mayor draws national spotlight

Sequim mayor William Armacost’s political beliefs have garnered the attention from multiple news outlets across the country, bringing the national media to Sequim to detail… Continue reading

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Sequim Police seek info on graffiti spree

Sequim Police Department continue to investigate a series of graffiti from late January, city officials report. Sgt. Mike Hill said the department began receiving reports… Continue reading

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Super Court judge backs City of Sequim on subdivision decision

Developer cannot proceed without second entrance/exit installed

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Tallying for levies: special election set for Feb. 9

Special election ballots for two Sequim School District levy proposals — one looking to maintain programming, the other to fix a number of facility issues… Continue reading

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Sequim vaccinations for early February dates fill up in 30 minutes

Online registration seems to be a popular option for those seeking vaccinations. The online registration for first dose vaccines being offered by the Jamestown S’Klallam… Continue reading

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Advocates take break for health, personal reasons

Morris, Nightingale hope for return soon

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An inaugural rally of support from Sequim

Hours after the inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris on Jan. 20, a group of about 20 supporters spoke of phrases such… Continue reading

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JCPenney begins liquidation of store after 26 years in Sequim

Sales to continue through tentative closure in mid-May

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Sequim city manager, council agree on separation

‘Philosophical differences’ lead to call for resignation, severance agreement

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Sequim Public Works director Garlington to retire

City of Sequim Public Works Director David Garlington is retiring. His last day in the office is Friday, Jan. 29. Garlington began his service with… Continue reading

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