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Parents and teachers express concerns over mandatory sex ed

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service Parents, students and educational professionals voiced their concerns in a public hearing about a bill that would mandate comprehensive… Continue reading

 

Extension of tax exemption for private airplane work approved by Senate

Proponents say the bill incentivizes work opportunity that would not occur otherwise.

 

Lawmakers flinch on proposed ban of for-profit detention facilities

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service Washington state lawmakers elected to prohibit the transfer of inmates to out-of-state private prisons, except for specific reasons, after… Continue reading

 

Sequim chamber picks trio of finalists for 2019 Citizen of Year honor

A trio of local volunteers with a multitude of community projects, interests and endeavors are up for Sequim’s top civic honor this month. Robin Bookter,… Continue reading

$1 million bail set in murder case

Deputies: Woman beaten to death with tequila bottle

Clallam County seeks grant for reservoir

Commissioners OK pre-applications for water supply project off River Road

Lawmakers move to lower cost of insulin in state

By Leona Vaughn WNPA News Service Bringing down the cost of insulin for people with diabetes is the goal behind two Senate bills and one… Continue reading

Narrow Senate vote approves collection of gun violence data

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service The Washington Legislature is closer to creating an Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention to collect data on… Continue reading

Renton man arrested for connection to Blyn-area homicide

Authorities arrested a Renton man in connection with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a wooded area in the Buckhorn Wilderness… Continue reading

Jennifer States addresses Sequim City Councilors at a question-and-answer session for potential candidates for the vacant seventh council seat in January 2018 (States was selected from five candidates). States announced her intention to resign from the council on Feb. 18. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim City councilor States to resign

Sequim City Council member Jennifer States notified the City on Feb. 18 that she will resign from the city council effective Tuesday, Feb. 25. States… Continue reading

Jennifer States addresses Sequim City Councilors at a question-and-answer session for potential candidates for the vacant seventh council seat in January 2018 (States was selected from five candidates). States announced her intention to resign from the council on Feb. 18. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Alleged prolific poacher is jailed

Sequim man faces 26 counts, 2 in Jefferson County

The Aspire Academy junior competitive dance team poses in their costumes at the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Seattle on Jan. 17. Photo submitted

Aspire Academy gets competitive

Local dance school branching into competition scene

The Aspire Academy junior competitive dance team poses in their costumes at the Rainbow National Dance Competition in Seattle on Jan. 17. Photo submitted

City crews, neighbors prevent flood damage

Projects await funding to stop stormwater issues

Clallam Mosaic sponsoring free Feb. 22 health fair

Clallam Mosaic is sponsoring a free Health Fair set for 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 E Lopez Ave.,… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Feb. 19, 2020

Pie, president’s visit highlight special event Hosted by Discovery Memory Care hosts a special George Washington’s Birthday and National Cherry Pie Day Celebration from 2-3:30… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2020

Final phase of Spruce Railroad Trail revamp set for early March

The final phase of multi-year collaborative project revamp and improve accessibility along the Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent is scheduled to begin in early… Continue reading

Fire District 3 names Hueter, Oman top firefighters of 2019

If not for family and friends, Clallam County Fire District 3’s “Firefighters of the Year” may not be where they are today. In January, fellow… Continue reading

Haffner, longtime PUD commissioner, dies at 72

Hugh Haffner, a longtime Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner who resigned his position in June 2018, has died, family members said. Haffner, a Port… Continue reading

A mistrial has been declared in Jefferson County Superior Court in the Net Nanny case involving David Lee Sprague, 35, of Sequim. Photo by Brian McLean/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Mistrial declared in Sequim man’s Net Nanny case

Jefferson County jury can’t reach verdict in nine hours

A mistrial has been declared in Jefferson County Superior Court in the Net Nanny case involving David Lee Sprague, 35, of Sequim. Photo by Brian McLean/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Olympic medical Center Foundation donates $141K for OMC services, equipment

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation made a donation of $141,504 to Olympic Medical Center, foundation president Mary Hebert announced at the OMC board of commissioners… Continue reading