County OKs letter to Ecology about scrapping facility, stormwater permit

Commissioners seek support for the remediation of Midway Metals


Democrats push to require firearm training for concealed carriers

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service A proposal by Senate Democrats would require concealed pistol license applicants to complete a safety course. Senate Bill 6294… Continue reading


Boys & Girls Club presents second LGBTQ+ Ball

Second annual dance encourages support & inclusivity


City eyes Fir Street completion by April/May

Project could come $691K under budget

Community news briefs — Jan. 22, 2020

Foodbank service reset The monthly Sequim Masonic Foodbank that was cancelled on Jan. 16 because of the winter storm has been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020

PHOTO: New House speaker makes history

Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, is applauded by her colleagues on Jan. 13 as she becomes the first woman in Washington state history to serve as… Continue reading

Police blotter — Jan. 22, 2020

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Jan. 14… Continue reading

Port commissioners consider John Wayne Marina bids

A public review process was set in motion Jan. 14 for three concept proposals on the future of John Wayne Marina — and a late,… Continue reading

Republican party caucuses set for Feb. 29

The Clallam County Republican Party hosts caucuses at three locations across the county starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29. In Sequim, party members… Continue reading

Rescheduled lecture series continues with focus on water law

The League of Women Voters’ “The Story of Water” lecture series continues next week with “Water Law in Washington: Who Owns the Water and What… Continue reading

Sequim Sunrise Rotary group to take on Washington Street flag effort

Looking to keep a patriotic tradition going, Sequim Sunrise Rotary is looking to take over and expand the decoration of Washington Street with American flags… Continue reading

Sequim’s snow redux nothing like 2019

First responders say residents stayed smart, safe during snowfall

Weather — Jan. 22, 2020

Temperatures Date High Low Jan. 14 34 25 Jan. 15 39 28 Jan. 16 40 25 Jan. 17 40 25 Jan. 18 48 37 Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020

OMC CEO Lewis to retire in May

Healthcare leader had 21-year tenure on peninsula

Democrats elect new Speaker of House as 2020 legislative session gets underway

Washington state legislators last week returned to Olympia last week for the 2020 legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn March 12. The legislature meets… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2020

Republicans aim to guarantee $30 car tabs amid court hang-up

As Initiative 976, the car tabs measure approved by voters in November, is held up in the State Supreme Court, Republican legislators have proposed laws… Continue reading

MAT application on hold for special city council work session

New councilor Tenneson seeks moratorium to review process

Gun rights advocates rally at Capitol

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service On what turned out to be a cold and rainy day, nearly 150 people from across Washington state gathered… Continue reading

Industry leaders worry clean-fuel program could hurt economy

Proponents believe clean-fuel program would incentivize necessary switch to green economy