Long-term care facility reaches 22 COVID-19 cases; peninsula hospitals restricting visitors

The number of COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula continued to grow on Tuesday as Clallam County confirmed 10 new cases and Jefferson County… Continue reading



Breakfast With Santa, minus the breakfast

Like dozens of other community happenings in 2020, the annual Breakfast With Santa event is going to look a little different this year. “We will… Continue reading



City, garden club plant six birch trees for Arbor Day

With conditions ideal for planting, City of Sequim officials and staff along with community members continued the tradition of honoring Sequim’s Arbor Day by planting… Continue reading


Clallam County OKs contract extensions for Social Distancing Center

Clallam County commissioners have approved two-month contract extensions for security, medical staff and operations of the COVID-19 Social Distancing Center. The three commissioners voted unanimously… Continue reading

Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 119 vacancies on 21 advisory boards and committees. The deadline to apply is the close of business Friday,… Continue reading

Clallam PUD gets clean bill of health from state auditor

The Washington State Auditor’s Office recently issued Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1 a clean report on its financial statements and compliance with federal… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Nov. 25, 2020

Tractor Parade modified for 2020 Organizers with the Sequim Museum & Arts’ Tractor Parade said because of COVID-19 concerns they’ve cancelled the annual event typically… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2020

Decision on MAT hearing expected by Dec. 18

Update editor’s note: The hearing for the medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic closed on Tuesday, Nov. 24 after press time. A decision by the hearing examiner… Continue reading

First Federal foundation gives $365K to community organizations

Twenty-five nonprofit organizations in Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap and Whatcom counties will share a total of $365,000 in grant funding as part of First Federal Community… Continue reading


Lavender farm burglarized twice leaving owners without oils for new product

Fund looks to support family through loss


Lighting up the season

A group of volunteers were busy this past weekend adorning Sequim with lights, including displays at the 1st Security Bank park across the Washington Street/Sequim… Continue reading


Local nonprofits join forces to launch ClallamGives on GivingTuesday

Dozens of Clallam County charitable organizations look to fundraise and garner support for programs and services on the third annual ClallamGives on GivingTuesday, set for… Continue reading


Police blotter — Nov. 25, 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. Nov. 17… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2020

Sequim chamber, city partner to provide more small business relief funds

The City of Sequim and the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce are again partnering to make available the COVID-19 Small Business Rapid Relief Program (CSBRRP),… Continue reading

Sequim school leaders consider EPO, capital projects levy proposals

A number of facility needs targeted by school advocates and staff in recent years are anticipated to go in front of voters in the form… Continue reading


Sequim Warming Center open, modified for pandemic

A warm place for locals on cold fall and winter nights is open once again, modified this year for the COVID-19 pandemic. The Warming Center,… Continue reading


Thanksgiving meal distribution helps 900 families

Organizers anticipate continued, growing need


Officials: Avoid gathering with non-household members for holiday

North Olympic Peninsula health officials are urging residents to not gather and travel for the Thanksgiving holiday as COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise. Clallam… Continue reading

Man in Carlsborg collision earlier this month dies

A driver who was in a three-car wreck on U.S. Highway 101 in Carlsborg earlier this month has died, the State Patrol reported. Justin J.… Continue reading


Sequim schools to close buildings, revert to remote learning

Students in the Sequim School District will return to all remote learning starting Wednesday, Nov. 25, acting superintendent Jane Pryne announced Monday. In a district… Continue reading