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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

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Homecoming brings native back lead Home Instead

It’s no accident that new owners of the Sequim franchise of Home Instead — Kathleen Amazona Schmidt and Isaac Schmidt — have “kapuna” in their… Continue reading

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Tourism marketing project grant funds available

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is seeking applications for qualified tourism marketing project grants, primarily targeted to non-peak season activities within Clallam County. Applications for… Continue reading

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Business news — March 24, 2021

Windermere Sequim adds broker Wild to staff Windermere Sequim has added real estate broker Tatiana Wild to its staff, the organization announced last week. Wild… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2021
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What’s Happening at the Market: Market adds partnership to empower business owners

The Sequim Farmers and Artisans Market aims to empower up-and-coming small business owners in achieving their entrepreneurial goals, while actively working towards promoting the inclusivity… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2021
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A Stitch In Time Quilt Shoppe opens this week

There’s a saying among some quilters that seems to fall somewhere between wisdom and a wisecrack: It’s cheaper than therapy. With materials, equipment and sweat… Continue reading

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Business news — March 17, 2021

Wind Rose Cellars updates hours Starting April 1 through the rest of spring, Wind Rose Cellars — at 143 W. Washington St. in downtown Sequim… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2021

Business briefs — March 10, 2021

Grand reopening set for Stitch in Time A Stitch in Time Quilt Shoppe celebrates its new location at 225 E. Washington St. with a grand… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2021
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Avamere receives five-star rating from Medicare

Ranking puts it in top 15 percent of skilled nursing facilities

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Business briefs — Feb. 17, 2021

Paradise Restaurant reopens Paradise Restaurant at 703 N. Sequim Ave., is reopening this week. The eatery is open for dinner from 4-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, closed… Continue reading

  • Feb 24, 2021