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Two Clallam Charter Review panel candidates withdraw

Names will remain on Nov. 5 ballot

 

Clallam County gets $356,864 bid to drill test well near Carlsborg

Clallam County has received a $356,864 bid to drill a 900-foot-deep test well north of Carlsborg, commissioners heard Monday, Aug. 19. Tacoma Pump and Drilling… Continue reading

 

‘Prairie’ show keeps wheels spinning

A bit of morning rain didn’t keep car afficionados from the third-annual Sequim Prairie Nights Car Show on Aug. 10. Proceeds provide scholarships for the… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

 

Accused gun thief pleads not guilty in federal court

Joey Maillet suspected in thefts from FREDS Guns and store in Bow

August Days car show brings fleet to field

Standouts in the field: About 80 vehicles took to the Sequim High athletic field as the main feature of the Sequim Museum & Arts’ Sequim… Continue reading

Back to School Fair set for Saturday

Back to School Fair set for Saturday

City seeks input on possible connector street

Staff say planning for connecting Brown Road to Ninth Avenue at ground floor

Community news briefs — Aug. 21, 2019

County sets shellfish harvesting restriction The Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services’ Environmental Health Division announced last week that recreational shellfish harvesting is… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019
Community members and dignitaries stand with Eagle Scout candidate Ben Wright, left, during Diamond Point Airport’s Airport Appreciation event on Aug. 10 that celebrated the completion of a new helipad. Photo courtesy of Kaye Gagnon

Diamond Point honors helipad completion

Community members, business leaders and dignitaries gathered on Aug. 10 for Airport Appreciation Day at Diamond Point Airport 2WA1 and commemorated the completion of the… Continue reading

Community members and dignitaries stand with Eagle Scout candidate Ben Wright, left, during Diamond Point Airport’s Airport Appreciation event on Aug. 10 that celebrated the completion of a new helipad. Photo courtesy of Kaye Gagnon

EDC requests funds, partnership with public utility district

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have been asked to consider a $20,000 funding request and partnership with Clallam County Economic Development Corp., or EDC.… Continue reading

Fir Street rehab in full swing for school start in September

Superintendent seeks transportation plan by end of August

Forum videos available

Video recordings of all four recent candidate forums hosted by the League of Women Voters of Clallam County are now available at www.lwvcla.org. Recorded forums… Continue reading

Hospital district candidate hearing set for Sept. 5

A hearing to determine Ann Marie Henninger’s eligibility to run for Olympic Medical Center hospital commissioner has been set for early September, just a few… Continue reading

North Olympic Land Trust to fete farmland conservation at 20th Harvest Dinner

‘Know the Hands That Feed You’ What: 20th-annual Friends of the Fields Harvest Dinner When: 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15 Where: Sunland Golf & Country… Continue reading

Obituaries — Aug. 21, 2019

Helen Mary McCammon Helen Mary McCammon of Sequim died from natural causes at her home on Aug. 13, 2019, at age 85. She was born… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019
Several people from Sequim and Port Angeles work together to learn a new game at Opttacon 2019 at the Guy Cole Event Center on Aug. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Opttacon 2019 brings new games, gamers to Sequim

Smaller-than-expected crowd still had high spirits

Several people from Sequim and Port Angeles work together to learn a new game at Opttacon 2019 at the Guy Cole Event Center on Aug. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley
Eagle Scout candidate Ian Thill, back, and Dylan Washburn, front, lift up the first section of the Pioneer Memorial Park storage shed roof as part of Thill’s Eagle Scout project. “This roof was in worse shape than we thought,” Thill said.

Pioneer Memorial Park shed getting Scout-fueled facelift

Local Eagle Scout candidate working to improve park structure

Eagle Scout candidate Ian Thill, back, and Dylan Washburn, front, lift up the first section of the Pioneer Memorial Park storage shed roof as part of Thill’s Eagle Scout project. “This roof was in worse shape than we thought,” Thill said.

Police blotter — Aug. 21, 2019

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Aug. 13… Continue reading

Registration open for Womanfest

Registration is now open for Womanfest’s fall retreat set for Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, through Sunday afternoon, Sept. 22. The retreat, held annually for 36… Continue reading

Ribbon-cutting ceremony set at Carrie Blake Community Park

The City of Sequim invites the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 28, to open the new bocce ball and… Continue reading