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Business news — June 23, 2021

Sequim company picked for Seattle design fest Litehouse Shelters’ Brad Griffith is a general contractor with IMPACT Product Development & Marketing LLC, building homeless shelters,… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021

 

More jobs added to state payrolls in May

Washington state’s economy added 8,300 jobs in May and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate fell slightly to 5.3 percent from April to… Continue reading

 

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Sequim educator seeks better dialog through Speaking Justice

Miriame Cherbib traces her passion for teaching others to find their voice back to her youth — when it seemed she could not use her… Continue reading

 

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Whats Happening at the Market: Maximize your food assistance dollars

The Sequim Farmers and Artisans Market makes it a top priority to ensure that everyone in the community has access to beautiful, delicious food grown… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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Business news — June 16, 2021

Chamber offers monthly luncheons The Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce host monthly luncheons featuring topics that impact the Sequim-Dungeness Valley and regional economy from 11:45 a.m.-1… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2021
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What’s Happening at the Market: A passion for nonprofits, pieces of peninsula

Stonewear Art is known to guests of the Sequim Farmers and Artisans Market for its cheery displays featuring hand painted stone pendants and portraits on… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2021
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Peninsula jobless rate drops to 7.4 percent

Unemployment fell slightly to 7.4 percent in Clallam and Jefferson counties last month, one year after record joblessness at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown.… Continue reading

Business news — June 9, 2021

New restaurant, Back Alley Café, opens Guadalupe, Sergio and Nathalie Arreguin have opened the Back Alley Café at 138 W. Washington St. The health-focused diner… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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What’s Happening at the Market: Smoked salmon chowder, a loving gesture

There’s a new, decadent aroma waiting to greet visitors at the Sequim Farmers & Artisans Market each Saturday. It’s warm, welcoming and offers a Sequimite… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Local employers chafe over lack of workers

Employers in Clallam and Jefferson counties are begging for workers, with some forced to offer hiring bonuses for hourly wage jobs while COVID-19 restrictions ease… Continue reading

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What’s Happening at the Market: PNW GIRL brings creativity, unique presence to Sequim weekends

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have” — Maya Angelou Shelly Weber conjures this quote from memory when asked… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2021
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What’s Happening at the Market: Merging gardening, wellness on the farm

Courtney Thomas of Naive Melody Front Yard Farm is an entrepreneur, gardener and mother. This season she can be found at the Sequim Farmers &… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2021
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What’s Happening at the Market: The makings of a good egg

On Saturdays at the Sequim Farmers & Artisans Market, one might spot a new booth overflowing with an enthusiasm for healthy barnyard fowl. That’s Chicken… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2021
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What’s Happening at the Market: Blends that make the market great

Early on Saturday mornings, Shaelee Evans can be found rising early, turning a tea kettle on and preparing a cup of Matcha Meowler, a green… Continue reading

  • May 5, 2021
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Peninsula counties add jobs

North Olympic Peninsula employers added more than 300 jobs as Clallam and Jefferson counties’ unemployment dipped slightly in March, state officials said. Clallam County unemployment… Continue reading

Business news — April 21, 2021

Free digital help for businesses available All North Olympic Peninsula businesses interested in adding or improving one’s “digital storefront” are invited to take advantage of… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2021
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What’s Happening At Market: Opening day ushers in a new downtown

With the recent warming of weather on the Olympic Peninsula, it’s easy to understand how a Sequimmite’s mind begins to turn towards thoughts of seasonal… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Business news — April 14, 2021

Moores joins staff at RE/MAX Prime Real estate agent Brianne Moores has joined the staff at RE/MAX Prime, 901 W. Washington St., Sequim, the business… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2021
Staff with the Quality Inn & Suites at the Olympic National Park gather to commemorate receiving the Platinum Award for being among their franchise’s top 3 percent in customer satisfaction. Submitted photo

Quality Inn’s fifth straight Platinum Award makes it one of franchise’s best

Sequim’s Quality Inn & Suites at Olympic National Park, 134 River Road, remains one of the best hotels among fellow franchises. Its staff recently received… Continue reading

Staff with the Quality Inn & Suites at the Olympic National Park gather to commemorate receiving the Platinum Award for being among their franchise’s top 3 percent in customer satisfaction. Submitted photo

Jobless rate rises slightly on peninsula while state rate continues to fall

North Olympic Peninsula employers shed 70 jobs in February as Clallam and Jefferson county unemployment rates rose slightly in February, state officials said. Clallam County… Continue reading