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Kent man pleads guilty to sex assault at Olympic National Park cabin

A Kent man who admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old family friend at a rented lakeside cabin in Olympic National Park will be sentenced to… Continue reading

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Sunrise Rotary helps Boys & Girls Club with remote learning

New desks, laptops help students during pandemic

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Domestic ducks find happy homes

Animal lovers in Sequim will be happy to hear that the five domestic ducks that were left at the pond at Carrie Blake Community Park… Continue reading

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Officials: COVID-19 strains more concerning

Jefferson County entered its second week with no new COVID-19 cases Sunday. Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke did not expect the lull to last. Jefferson… Continue reading

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Dash is firming up flight plans

A start-up airline is cementing plans to rekindle commercial passenger service from the North Olympic Peninsula to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after a 7½-year hiatus, a… Continue reading

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Study: Conserved peninsula land has major economic benefits

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with North Olympic Land Trust and Jefferson Land Trust, released a study in January highlighting the importance of… Continue reading

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Duck Derby race set for Sunday

The 32nd annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby is Sunday. The derby will be presented online as it was last year. Spectators are not allowed… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2021
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Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 111 vacancies on 20 advisory boards and committees. The deadline to apply is the close of business Wednesday,… Continue reading

COVID cases dropping on Olympic Peninsula; health officers still urging caution

Case rates for COVID-19 are dropping on the North Olympic Peninsula, but local health officers still urge caution for people traveling or having visitors, as… Continue reading

Clallam County PUD gets perfect score in national review

Clallam County Public Utility District has received a perfect score in a national review of its electric system’s reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement.… Continue reading

Goal: 70 percent or better COVID vaccination rate

While more than 70 percent of residents 16 and older have initiated vaccination against COVID-19 in Jefferson County, reaching the 70 percent line in Clallam… Continue reading

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City to share race, equity conversations with other groups

March meetings’ themes cover education, policy and diversity

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Clallam County takes next step in adjusting commissioner districts

The next step in aligning Clallam County’s three commissioner districts to current populations is in place as local officials prepare to redraw new boundary lines… Continue reading

Community news briefs — May 19, 2021

OMC seeking input on strategic plan Olympic Medical Center is seeking community input on the development of its 2021-24 Strategic Plan, hosting two upcoming virtual… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2021

High speed internet coming to Diamond Point via Wave Broadband

Residents unite to improve area access to 800 homes

President Ted Lund, on left, and treasurer Philomena Lund of the Kiwanis of Sequim-Dungeness, on right, present Nicole Goettling, owner-director of Bibity Bobity, a check for $275 to help install a shaded area outside for learning and play as part of a Kiwanis “mini-grant” program. Submitted photo

Kiwanis’ ‘mini-grants’ help Sequim area children

Mini-grants from the Kiwanis of Sequim-Dungeness recently went out to several local groups and businesses to help make children’s lives better in the Sequim area.… Continue reading

President Ted Lund, on left, and treasurer Philomena Lund of the Kiwanis of Sequim-Dungeness, on right, present Nicole Goettling, owner-director of Bibity Bobity, a check for $275 to help install a shaded area outside for learning and play as part of a Kiwanis “mini-grant” program. Submitted photo
Merissa Koller Williams is the new executive director of Olympic Nature Experience. Submitted photo

Koller named executive director at Olympic Nature Experience

Clallam County’s all-outdoor nature school has a new leader. Olympic Nature Experience representatives announced last week the hiring of Merissa Koller as its new executive… Continue reading

Merissa Koller Williams is the new executive director of Olympic Nature Experience. Submitted photo
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Police Blotter — May 19, 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. May 11… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2021
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Sequim schools eye plans for fall reopening

Sequim school leaders have some homework to complete. The Sequim School District’s board of directors on Monday got their first look at the district’s plans… Continue reading

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Sequim’s median house price reaches all-time high

Available housing lowest since 2003

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