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Woodcock Road roundabout project to begin this month

Staff say project is planned for winter construction with minor delays expected

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COVID picture differs in counties: Clallam outbreak grows, Jefferson dips

Clallam County is continuing to suffer through multiple COVID-19 outbreaks, although the picture is improving in Jefferson County, a health official said Monday. Sixty new… Continue reading

Foreclosures on hold for now; hundreds in process on Peninsula

Owners of 415 homes and vacant parcels in Clallam and Jefferson counties are undergoing foreclosure proceedings as a statewide moratorium on evictions approaches an Oct.… Continue reading

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Crab Festival sales, turnout strong despite windy final day

Turnout at the 20th Annual Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival surprised its executive director. “Turnout has been way beyond expectations,” said Scott Nagel, executive director… Continue reading

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Outbreak of COVID-19 reported at facility

A new COVID-19 outbreak among nine residents and one staff member at a long-term care facility has been confirmed in Clallam County, the region’s health… Continue reading

Community transmission widespread in West End

Health officer says increasing mitigation measures needed

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OMC board candidates mull abortion services

Death With Dignity Act also discussed

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COVID case slide tenuous

Health officer: ‘This is still a very high plateau’

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Clallam PUD elevates Worthington to general manager role

Clallam Public Utility District commissioners have selected General Manager Doug Nass’ successor from within the ranks of their upper-echelon employees — without deciding yet on… Continue reading

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Community news briefs — Oct. 6, 2021

PC’s Studium Generale fall series to kick off Studium Generale will open its Fall Quarter series with the traditional Welcome Celebration, a partnership among the… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2021
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Contract finalized for new city manager Huish; start date is Nov. 1

Interim city manager Deschenes to return as assistant city manager

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CrabFest makes its return

The Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival is back this year, promising a delicious and COVID-safe event. The festivities run Friday through Sunday, Oct. 8-10, at… Continue reading

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Election 2021: Larkin, Rathbun talk important issues for city council race

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

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Free legal aid clinic set for Oct. 23

The Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present a virtual legal aid clinic, a free program offering legal advice for members of the public from… Continue reading

Learn about impact of earthquakes, tsunamis to Sequim

Blaine Zechenelly and Keith Koehler of Clallam County Fire District 3 will help residents learn about what they can do in the event of a… Continue reading

More flu cases are expected

While the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues on the North Olympic Peninsula, health officials are urging residents to get vaccinated for influenza in… Continue reading

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Police Blotter — Oct. 6, 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. 28… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2021
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Prepare for earthquakes with annual Great ShakeOut

In the wake of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and communities throughout Clallam County are being asked to participate in… Continue reading

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Sequim council candidates talk city managers, public health

Virtual forum features seven of 10 candidates

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Sequim Food Bank open to donations, but seeking specific items

Certain soups, cereals, condiments and more sought

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