Bridge girder deliveries bring closures to US Highway 101 near Sequim

Between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, US Highway 101 drivers near Sophus Road east of Sequim in Clallam County may encounter several total highway… Continue reading


Taking time to Inter(act): Sequim High club explores roots of global problems

In a community where a common aphorism is, “Where water is wealth,” these Sequim teens are learning the impact of sharing those riches on a… Continue reading


‘Crossing the Bridges of Dementia’ series starts Saturday

“Crossing the Bridges of Dementia,” a free, two-part workshop about dealing with dementia, is set for this fall at Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington… Continue reading


Sequim woman hurt in Jefferson County crash

A Sequim woman was hurt in a two-car collision on State Route 104, about 10 miles south of Port Townsend, on Tuesday afternoon. The Washington… Continue reading

Kilmer invites Vietnam vets, community to pinning ceremony

As part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer invited veterans of the Vietnam War to participate in a… Continue reading

St. Luke’s welcomes Warming Center

The Sequim Community Warming Center can continue to keep individuals warm this season after it found a new home at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in… Continue reading

Makeover in Dungeness: Pilings from old wharf removed for habitat improvements

A weather-worn landmark on the Olympic Peninsula is making way for improved habitat for salmon, other sea-going creatures and peninsula residents. Creosote-laden pilings from the… Continue reading

Annual Harvest of Hope reaps $115K for OMC expansion

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation raised another $115,000 at its 16th annual Harvest of Hope dinner presented by the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Oct. 13… Continue reading

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Bartee to lead Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new economic entity

Looking to promote economic vitalization and community development, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe leaders have created a Native Community Development Financial Institution. And they have a homegrown… Continue reading

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Community news briefs — Oct. 17, 2018

Hospital guild opens thrift shop The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s thrift shop at 204 W. Bell St. is open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Food Bank reports gas, food and equipment repeatedly stolen

Sequim Police continue to investigate a string of theft and burglaries at the Sequim Food Bank, 144 W. Alder St. Stephen Rosales, board president for… Continue reading

Green crab numbers dwindle in Dungeness

Researchers encourage residents who spot a European green crab to snap pictures of the crab(s) and send them to the Crab Team at for… Continue reading

Learn more about iconic Sequim lighthouse

The New Dungeness Light Station Association invites those interested in the history and future of Sequim’s historic lighthouse to attend the group’s annual meeting set… Continue reading

Police blotter — Oct. 17, 2018

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Oct. 9… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

Reporter’s Notebook: Two days in the jury room

As October came closer, I knew something important was going to happen. I searched through a stack of papers and sticky notes on my desk… Continue reading

School board approves contract for custodians, maintenance staff

Maintenance and custodial staff at Sequim School District will see a 9 percent increase in their salaries this school year. Sequim School Board directors, with… Continue reading

Sequim photographer Hamilton is featured guest at heritage presentation

The Sequim Museum & Arts features Ross Hamilton as the first guest of their winter heritage presentations, “History Classes at the Old Dungeness Schoolhouse,” at… Continue reading

Sequim Police Department to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The community is invited to meet with Sequim Police Officers for “Coffee with a Cop” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Sequim Starbucks,… Continue reading

Tour of Italy dinner, auction tickets on sale now

A bit of European flair highlights the funding needs for some of Clallam County’s most vulnerable citizens. Tickets are on sale now for the fourth… Continue reading

Contributor Bob Lampert spots this idyllic fall scene in Happy Valley last week.

Weather — Oct. 17, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low Oct. 9 63 49 Oct. 10 60 44 Oct. 11 59 40 Oct. 12 55 42 Oct. 13 62 42 Oct.… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018
Contributor Bob Lampert spots this idyllic fall scene in Happy Valley last week.