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Hardcourt heritage: Julmist sisters’ hoops skills run in the family

Jayla commits to play basketball for parents’ former college

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Over four years, Black Bear Diner customers have donated to the Captain Joseph House Foundation to support families of fallen soldiers. Last week, foundation executive director Betsy Reed Schultz shared a sign thanking the restaurant with owner Bret Wirta and manager Linda Donaghay accepting the sign. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Black Bear Diner continues support for Captain Joseph House

The founder of the Captain Joseph House Foundation recently thanked representatives with the Black Bear Diner in Sequim with a sign for customers’ fourth year… Continue reading

Over four years, Black Bear Diner customers have donated to the Captain Joseph House Foundation to support families of fallen soldiers. Last week, foundation executive director Betsy Reed Schultz shared a sign thanking the restaurant with owner Bret Wirta and manager Linda Donaghay accepting the sign. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

City fireworks set for Sunday, Fourth of July

Discharge of fireworks remains illegal in city limits

Clallam County Sheriff’s deputy Torri Middlekauff helps keep a horse in place with a dog leash on June 21 along North Priest Road. The horse got out of its home and Middlekauff happened to be driving by to stop it. With help from Jessica Conner, a 9-1-1 communications officer, and neighbors Don and Kathie Lundine. Photo courtesy of Don Lundine

Horse-capade ends safely

Deputy, 9-1-1 dispatcher, alpaca farmers help horse

Clallam County Sheriff’s deputy Torri Middlekauff helps keep a horse in place with a dog leash on June 21 along North Priest Road. The horse got out of its home and Middlekauff happened to be driving by to stop it. With help from Jessica Conner, a 9-1-1 communications officer, and neighbors Don and Kathie Lundine. Photo courtesy of Don Lundine
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Power outage, record calls for service mark Sequim’s heat wave

Burn ban in effect except for recreational fires

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Quilt shop commissions mural of Sequim’s dairy history

Since she opened A Stitch in Time Quilt Shoppe earlier this year, Nicole Driggs knew what she wanted on its outside wall. “Because it’s a… Continue reading

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Sequim city manager application process closes Friday

Councilors vote down supermajority requirement for hiring, firing position

Sequim Police ruled the cause of a June 6 fire that destroyed a home, dental lab, garage and trailer inconclusive. All the structures were ruled uninhabitable. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Downtown Sequim fire’s cause ruled inconclusive

The cause of a downtown Sequim house fire behind the Sequim Civic Center earlier this month remains unknown. Sequim Police Department leaders said last week… Continue reading

Sequim Police ruled the cause of a June 6 fire that destroyed a home, dental lab, garage and trailer inconclusive. All the structures were ruled uninhabitable. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash
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Juneteenth, alleged hate crime bring 140 to downtown Sequim protest

Police continue investigation as alleged victim plans not to file charges

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Sequim police investigating alleged hate crime in downtown

Sequim police are investigating alleged malicious harassment, or hate crime, against Sequim business owners involving weapons and racial slurs last Saturday night. The clash —… Continue reading

City council looks to expand Low-Income Discount utility program

Larger commercial utility base rates could increase in 2022

On June 26-27, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce leaders and volunteers ask for any help cleaning Whimsy Park. Organizers include from left, Jim Stoffer, board 
past-president, volunteer Emily Westcott, Charla Wright, board president, and 
Tristan Mortarotti, membership manager. Photo by Anthony

Chamber looks to clean Whimsy Park

Community volunteers with the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce seek your help in cleaning up downtown Sequim’s Whimsy Park. The community cleanup is set for… Continue reading

On June 26-27, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce leaders and volunteers ask for any help cleaning Whimsy Park. Organizers include from left, Jim Stoffer, board 
past-president, volunteer Emily Westcott, Charla Wright, board president, and 
Tristan Mortarotti, membership manager. Photo by Anthony
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City council seeks others to continue race discussions

$1k membership not renewed for equity, inclusion group

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Dream Catcher balloon program named a top nonprofit

Pilot continues to seek opportunities to share flight with vets, more

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Eva Kozun and Gayle Selby hope the community keeps creating art for Free Little Art Galleries coming to the Sequim area this summer. Selby sent an article to Kozun in January that led the mixed-media artist to create four galleries with one posted so far at Dungeness’ Dandelion Botanical Company, 4681 Sequim Dungeness Way. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Dungeness business features area’s first Free Little Art Gallery

Sequim friends eye four more spots between Sequim and Port Angeles

Eva Kozun and Gayle Selby hope the community keeps creating art for Free Little Art Galleries coming to the Sequim area this summer. Selby sent an article to Kozun in January that led the mixed-media artist to create four galleries with one posted so far at Dungeness’ Dandelion Botanical Company, 4681 Sequim Dungeness Way. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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Part-time inspector hired for fire safety in Sequim

Focus remains on existing, large structures hosting groups

Mike Mingee
City of Sequim

Sequim city manager search opens through July 2

Council agrees to candidate profile

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Fire destroys home, trailer near civic center

Property at one point was almost sold, rented to City of Sequim

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Local scout wins state award through Sequim VFW

Local scout wins state award through Sequim VFW Port Angeles Eagle Scout Jonathan T. Scott, 18, was recently named Scout of the Year by Washington’s… Continue reading

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City council asks for more community affordable housing options

Staff directed to investigate density, funding alternatives