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Thanksgiving meal distribution helps 900 families

Organizers anticipate continued, growing need

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Crosswalk collision sends two sisters to hospital with one dying from injuries

Anderson remembered for love of God, family, gardening

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City’s $33.5M budget includes major paving projects

Pilot body cams project, new bridges in park part of proposed funds

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Toys for Sequim Kids continues this year on Dec. 9 at the Sequim Prairie Grange, with masks required for volunteers and families. Toy and donation sites are setup at several Sequim locations. Last year, the event provided 411 children from 140 families in the Sequim area. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Community Aid seeks donations for Toys for Kids program

Grange hosts holiday event Dec. 9 for Sequim families

Toys for Sequim Kids continues this year on Dec. 9 at the Sequim Prairie Grange, with masks required for volunteers and families. Toy and donation sites are setup at several Sequim locations. Last year, the event provided 411 children from 140 families in the Sequim area. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash
Magic moments like this between Dylan Krashan and Santa Claus in 2018 won’t happen this year at the downtown Sequim tree lighting event due to pandemic protocols coming into place. The tree lighting moves online to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s website and social media pages. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Downtown tree lighting goes virtual

Hometown Holiday events continue to promote shopping local during pandemic

Magic moments like this between Dylan Krashan and Santa Claus in 2018 won’t happen this year at the downtown Sequim tree lighting event due to pandemic protocols coming into place. The tree lighting moves online to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s website and social media pages. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

MAT hearing continues Wednesday

Decision on clinic expected in early December

Sara Brabant dresses as “Weird Al” Yankovic for Halloween saying “my hair was just right.” She reminds us all to have fun as we can in these weird times. Photo courtesy of Oak Table Cafe

Reporter’s Notebook: Weird, wild and thankfulness

“Well, that’s weird!” Bill said of the funny coincidence. “No, that’s just 2020!” Hazel replied. And for about a month-and-a-half, Bill, Hazel and all of… Continue reading

Sara Brabant dresses as “Weird Al” Yankovic for Halloween saying “my hair was just right.” She reminds us all to have fun as we can in these weird times. Photo courtesy of Oak Table Cafe

MAT clinic hearing to begin Nov. 16

Tribe objects to environmental review mandates

Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend) spoke with City of Sequim and Sequim School District officials Monday about the legislative session. He said the entities working together “just makes a lot of sense.” “It certainly helps us, so we don’t have to choose between our kids who gets what,” he said. Photo: Zoom screen shot

Broadband tops talks with legislators, city, schools

More funding may become available for expansion due to COVID-19

Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend) spoke with City of Sequim and Sequim School District officials Monday about the legislative session. He said the entities working together “just makes a lot of sense.” “It certainly helps us, so we don’t have to choose between our kids who gets what,” he said. Photo: Zoom screen shot
Jason Holden and Darian Kyniston won first prize in 7 Cedars Casino’s virtual costume contest for Halloween as a fisherman and mermaid. They won $500. Photo by Stephanie Gray Photography

Casino names costume contest winners

With about 100 entries in 7 Cedars Casino’s virtual Halloween costume contest, a mermaid, the goddess of thunder and a princess took top prizes. Jason… Continue reading

Jason Holden and Darian Kyniston won first prize in 7 Cedars Casino’s virtual costume contest for Halloween as a fisherman and mermaid. They won $500. Photo by Stephanie Gray Photography
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Clallam keeps presidential picks streak going

Sequim votes Biden after two-plus decades for Republicans

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This year, the Sequim Food Bank’s Family Holiday Meal Bag distribution shifts to one day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 20 as a drive-thru at Carrie Blake Community Park. Andra Smith, the food bank executive director seen here in the facility’s new van, said they made the change to due to COVID-19 precautions while still honoring the food bank’s tradition of providing a meal for families for Thanksgiving. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Food Bank shifts Holiday Meal distribution to one day at park

Every-other-week distribution grows at Carrie Blake Park

This year, the Sequim Food Bank’s Family Holiday Meal Bag distribution shifts to one day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 20 as a drive-thru at Carrie Blake Community Park. Andra Smith, the food bank executive director seen here in the facility’s new van, said they made the change to due to COVID-19 precautions while still honoring the food bank’s tradition of providing a meal for families for Thanksgiving. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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Paschall leads Clallam PUD seat race

Sequim’s Rick Paschall, 62, continues to lead Patti Morris, 66, of Port Angeles as of Tuesday for the Clallam County Public Utility District No. 2… Continue reading

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Race, equity discussions to start small in city

Leaders look to partner with other community agencies

So far, about 400 residents have taken a broadband speed test in the Sequim School District. Representatives of the Clallam County Broadband Team hope to have thousands of residents take the test to better understand gaps in broadband service in the Sequim area. Screenshot of North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development Council website

Broadband Team ask locals take Internet speed test to help study

Plan coming for expanding online access in 2021

So far, about 400 residents have taken a broadband speed test in the Sequim School District. Representatives of the Clallam County Broadband Team hope to have thousands of residents take the test to better understand gaps in broadband service in the Sequim area. Screenshot of North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development Council website

City hosts multiple hearings Monday for budget, small dwellings

Legislators to hear council, school district priorities

Ross Osborn brought his giant pumpkin to JACE Real Estate Company to share with people for Halloween. Visitors can guess its weight and/or post selfies to JACE’s social media page for a chance to win local gift certificates. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim gardener grows giant pumpkin, on display through Veterans Day

JACE Real Estate hosts pumpkin weight guessing contest

Ross Osborn brought his giant pumpkin to JACE Real Estate Company to share with people for Halloween. Visitors can guess its weight and/or post selfies to JACE’s social media page for a chance to win local gift certificates. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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Sequim’s Manis mastodon reveals new insights

Paper due next fall that details how spear dates back 13,800 years

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Sequim’s median home price reaches highest ever

Real estate agents expect trend to continue

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Keith Larkin waves to participants of the Sequim city council’s Oct. 26 meeting after he was appointed and sworn in. He was selected over five other candidates, and moved here two-plus years ago after retiring from California state service. Screenshot photo

City council appoints former California fire chief

Larkin chosen over five other candidates

Keith Larkin waves to participants of the Sequim city council’s Oct. 26 meeting after he was appointed and sworn in. He was selected over five other candidates, and moved here two-plus years ago after retiring from California state service. Screenshot photo