Community School on the way to demolition

The Sequim School District is slowly making progress toward renovating the district kitchen and demolishing the unused portions of the Sequim Community School with some… Continue reading


Community feels impact of bridge closure

‘Tis the season for construction west of Sequim. Last December, Carlsborg was a bumpy ride for drivers and businesses as crews installed pipeline for the… Continue reading


The Duttas’ adoption journey

Chelsea and Amith Dutta want to start their young family with an international adoption. In order to make this dream a reality, the Duttas must… Continue reading


City councilors rename convention center ‘Guy Cole Events Center’

What’s in a name? Quite a bit for Sequim city councilors, in regard to Carrie Blake Park’s Guy Cole Mini-Convention Center. In recent months, Sequim… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Dec. 13, 2017

County closes Disco Bay to shellfishing The Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services’ Environmental Health Division last week closed Discovery Bay to all… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Fire District 3 unit struck, minor injuries reported

Charges are pending against a Port Angeles woman who allegedly struck a fire district medical vehicle with her car while driving under the influence on… Continue reading

Gardiner holiday party to help NW Raptor Center

Wild Birds Unlimited is hosting a fundraising holiday party on Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Gardiner store at 275953 US Highway 101. Jay and Gary… Continue reading

Heart for the homeless: Sequim youth continues grassroots donation drive

This winter, a Sequim girl is once again seeing to it that those without a home this holiday season are getting some essentials and some… Continue reading

Movie crew, Jeff Goldblum visit Sequim’s Blondie’s Plate

Diners got a taste of Hollywood on Dec. 5 at Sequim’s Blondie’s Plate, 134 South Second Ave. Staff and customers spotted Jeff Goldblum (“Jurassic Park,”… Continue reading

Naked man escapes patrol vehicle in Port Angeles

A naked man jumped from a deputy’s moving patrol car after freeing one of his hands from his handcuffs and breaking a window Saturday, Dec.… Continue reading

Opportunities to give through Operation Christmas Child

“Collection Week” for the local Operation Christmas Child drive is complete for 2017, but there is still time to pack a shoebox gift online or… Continue reading

Pickleball courts set for tentative June 2018 opening

With cheers and paddles in the air, members of the Sequim Picklers pickleball group celebrated on Monday night construction moving forward on eight new courts… Continue reading

Police Blotter — Dec. 13, 2017

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Dec. 5… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

Every face tells a story. Nearly 5,000 stories were being told last weekend in a traveling photographic war memorial on display at the Captain Joseph… Continue reading

Sequim’s Star Wars Connection: Episode II — more details emerge about local ties to the space opera

Wookies. Tauntans. Ugnaughts. Since the 1970s, this mix of creatures has made an impact in the Star Wars universe helping fly the Millennium Falcon, inadvertently… Continue reading

Weather — Dec. 13, 2017

Weather Date High Low Dec. 5 45 38 Dec. 6 49 34 Dec. 7 47 33 Dec. 8 46 32 Dec. 9 38 32 Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

New corrections deputies hired

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office hired Devin Dahl and Brandon Wessel as corrections deputies. Both deputies were sworn in on Nov. 27. Dahl is a… Continue reading

  • Dec 12, 2017

UPDATE: Man arrested after Christmas tree stolen in ransack of Sequim-area residence

Deputies didn’t call him a Grinch, but they say a man left a trail of ornaments after ransacking a Sequim-area home and stealing a Christmas… Continue reading

Changes abound at Sequim Schools: Board members OK admin changes

The Sequim School Board of Directors took an oath of office Monday night and had plenty of work to do approving changes to administrative roles… Continue reading

Car club feels drive for giving spirit at Toys for Sequim Kids

For more than 15 years, members of the Sequim Valley Car Club have rallied toys and books at their November meeting to help Sequim children… Continue reading