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Robert Atkinson of Sequim, left, talks about power tools with Mike Deese, a contractor sales representative for Angeles Millwork at the company’s display booth at the 23rd annual Building, Remodeling and Energy Expo on Feb. 15 in the Sequim High School gym. The event, hosted by the North Peninsula Building Association, featured more than 50 vendors offering building products and services. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

PHOTO: Building, remodeling and energy tips at expo

Robert Atkinson of Sequim, left, talks about power tools with Mike Deese, a contractor sales representative for Angeles Millwork at the company’s display booth at… Continue reading

Robert Atkinson of Sequim, left, talks about power tools with Mike Deese, a contractor sales representative for Angeles Millwork at the company’s display booth at the 23rd annual Building, Remodeling and Energy Expo on Feb. 15 in the Sequim High School gym. The event, hosted by the North Peninsula Building Association, featured more than 50 vendors offering building products and services. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Police blotter — Feb. 19, 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. Feb. 11… Continue reading

Presidential primary ballots mailed this week

Voting for Washington’s 2020 Presidential Primary is nearly underway in Clallam County with almost 54,000 ballots scheduled for mailing this week. Washington State’s Presidential Primary… Continue reading

Quilters, League of Women celebrate women’s suffrage with special quilt

Representatives with the League of Women Voters of Clallam County and Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club say they’re surprised a partnership hasn’t happened before. But with… Continue reading

Sequim photographers’ eaglet photos picked up by Scholastic for elementary schools

Following the rescue efforts of two baby eagles, or eaglets, last May, Sequim’s Keith Ross has seen his photos soar in popularity. His work was… Continue reading

State Patrol moving to terminate trooper

Relationaship with young woman topic of agency, criminal investigations

Student financial aid workshop set at Peninsula College

To help students with Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) forms, Peninsula College hosts a free… Continue reading

Detectives investigate death as a homicide

Unidentified woman’s body found in Buckhorn Wilderness

Lawmakers aim to make childcare more accessible and easier to certify

The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Tom Dent, says regulations are hurting the workforce

House passes bill to expand court-ordered gun confiscation

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service Courts could be one step closer to ordering people subject to vulnerable adult protection orders to surrender their firearms… Continue reading

House lawmakers pass bill to ban expansion of ICE detention center in Tacoma

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service The state House of Representatives voted 85-12 on a bill that would ban the expansion of an Immigration Customs… Continue reading

Lawmakers move to ban styrofoam food containers in Washington state

Studies suggest styrofoam products pose a threat to the environment and human health

Washington state moves to eliminate youth solitary confinement

Studies suggest solitary confinement is psychologically damaging, and can lead teens to suicide

Dave Miller, Sequim Boys & Girls Club unit director (at right), stands with New York Jets’ defensive end Xavier Cooper during Cooper’s visit with club members in 2018. Miller resigned from his unit director position at the Carrol C. Kendall Unit in late January. Photo courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula

Boys Girls Club mainstay Miller resigns

Tessa Jackson named interim unit director

Dave Miller, Sequim Boys & Girls Club unit director (at right), stands with New York Jets’ defensive end Xavier Cooper during Cooper’s visit with club members in 2018. Miller resigned from his unit director position at the Carrol C. Kendall Unit in late January. Photo courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula

City of Sequim seeking Planning Commission members

The City of Sequim is seeking applicants for three vacancies on the City Planning Commission. This voluntary commission serves as the Sequim City Council’s primary… Continue reading

The 2020 Clallam County Fair Queen Anna Menkal receives her crown from 2019 Queen Saydee Peters as 2020 Princess Hannah McDaniel looks on, at left, during a coronation at the Clallam County Fairgrounds on Feb. 8 in Port Angeles. The girls, both from Port Angeles, will represent the fair at parades and festivals across Northwest Washington and preside over the county fair in August. Photo by Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group

Clallam County Fair royalty crowned in Port Angeles

The 2020 Clallam County Fair Queen Anna Menkal receives her crown from 2019 Queen Saydee Peters as 2020 Princess Hannah McDaniel looks on, at left,… Continue reading

The 2020 Clallam County Fair Queen Anna Menkal receives her crown from 2019 Queen Saydee Peters as 2020 Princess Hannah McDaniel looks on, at left, during a coronation at the Clallam County Fairgrounds on Feb. 8 in Port Angeles. The girls, both from Port Angeles, will represent the fair at parades and festivals across Northwest Washington and preside over the county fair in August. Photo by Keith Thorpe, Olympic Peninsula News Group

Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board offers historic preservation grants

The Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board is now accepting applications for historic preservation grants. The grants are for “public programming, capital improvements and equipment, collections… Continue reading

Clallam County’s chief prosecutor tells of rise in violent crime

Nichols: “We are on track to double felony violent crime cases”

Clallam Mosaic promotes staff to coordinator positions

Clallam Mosaic, a local nonprofit, announced last week the promotion of two staff members to coordinator positions. The appointments, Mosaic representatives said, will play a… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Feb 12, 2020

‘Journey through the Falkland Islands’ The Sequim Bay Yacht Club hosts “Journey through the Falkland Islands,” a presentation from voyagers John and Mary Wegmann, from… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2020