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Sequim Library expansion, renovation on track

The long-awaited expansion and renovation of the busy Sequim Library took another step toward completion in late August with the selection of SHKS Architects to… Continue reading

 

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Public tour at Point Wilson Lighthouse set for Sept. 28

The U.S. Lighthouse Society will host a special gathering at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, for the Point Wilson Lighthouse, as it moves into its… Continue reading

 

Two die of COVID-19; Clallam cases surge

Fifty-eight new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on the North Olympic Peninsula on Thursday and two people died of the virus. Most of the new cases… Continue reading

 

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The long legacy of the law: Port Angeles police, Sequim business partner on vintage photo project

Kevin Miller is looking to recognize the legacy of fellow law enforcement officers who’ve sought to protect and serve on the Olympic Peninsula for more… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Peninsula COVID vaccinations rise

More than 70 percent of North Olympic Peninsula residents 12 and older had begun vaccinations as of Wednesday, the region’s public health official said, marking… Continue reading

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Courts postpone jury trials

Clallam County Superior and District courts are continuing the suspension of jury trials due to a surge of COVID-19. Superior Court Judge Brent Badsen on… Continue reading

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Sequim Police see staffing changes

With one staffer retiring, another added and a third getting promoted, the Sequim Police Department saw a number of changes in recent weeks, the City… Continue reading

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Saturday protest backs health measures, candidates

A rally on Sept. 18 saw citizens show support for public health officers and some city council candidates, and to oppose the Sequim City Council’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021
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Two more COVID deaths reported

Two new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Clallam County on Tuesday, raising the total number of deaths in the county to 44 and the… Continue reading

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Along with remodel/expansion, River Center gets a new name

The community’s well-used building at Railroad Bridge Park isn’t the only thing getting a make-over in 2021. On Sept. 10, board members unanimously agreed to… Continue reading

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City, Catholic church partner on new pedestrian crosswalk

Effort follows collision that killed long-time attendee

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Community News Briefs — Sept. 22, 2021

Coffee with the Mayor program set for September The City of Sequim will hold the next Coffee with the Mayor meeting at 8 a.m. on… Continue reading

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Election 2021: Anderson, Ness vie for City Council Position 4 seat

Editor’s note: this continues a series of interviews with candidates up for five Sequim city council seats in the Nov. 2 General Election. This week… Continue reading

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Event set to honor Vietnam War veterans, families

The Michael Trebert Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution in Port Angeles is working with Clallam County Veterans Association to host a Vietnam War Veteran… Continue reading

Organizers setting plans for Orca Recovery Day

Organizers of the annual Orca Recovery Day have volunteer opportunities and workshops for people interested in taking action for Puget Sound health in early October.… Continue reading

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Police Blotter — Sept. 22, 2021

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

  • Sep 22, 2021
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Sequim schools’ assistant superintendent placed on leave

Jennifer Maughan, Sequim School District assistant superintendent, has been placed on administrative leave, district officials and Maughan’s attorney said last week. An email from Sequim… Continue reading

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Sunland board considers plan to control deer population

Draft plan could be first in state, serve as case study

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Vaccine opponents urge restaurant owners to break mandate

Opponents of the North Olympic Peninsula’s Sept. 4 COVID-19 proof-of-vaccination mandate are offering to pay fines of restaurant owners who defy the health order, said… Continue reading

Three more COVID-19 deaths reported

Three more Clallam County residents have died from COVID-19, raising the total number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the county to 42… Continue reading