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Gun rights advocates rally at Capitol

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service On what turned out to be a cold and rainy day, nearly 150 people from across Washington state gathered… Continue reading

Industry leaders worry clean-fuel program could hurt economy

Proponents believe clean-fuel program would incentivize necessary switch to green economy

Clallam County seeks to spur Ecology to act on dump site, permits

Clallam County commissioners will consider on Jan. 21 a letter to the state Department of Ecology seeking support for the remediation of the Midway Metals… Continue reading

Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, the primary sponsor of SB 5323, speaking on the bill. Photo courtesy of Hannah Sabio-Howell/communications specialist, Sen. Mona Das

Proposed law adds a fee to plastic bags at check out

Senate passes bill that would ban single-use plastic bags, place 8-cent fee on reusable plastic bags

Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, the primary sponsor of SB 5323, speaking on the bill. Photo courtesy of Hannah Sabio-Howell/communications specialist, Sen. Mona Das

Port Angeles bears brunt of snowstorm

But impacts spread across entire Peninsula

Governor talks up state’s positives, areas to improve in State of the State Address

By Leona Vaughn WNPA News Service Gov. Jay Inslee stood before the Washington Legislature to deliver his 2020 State of the State Address on Tuesday,… Continue reading

Snowstorm cancels flurry of Sequim events

This may come as a surprise to only those without access to a window, but a blistering winter storm and snowfall is wreaking havoc across… Continue reading

Jamestown Tribe files MAT clinic application with city

Decision on type of application not announced yet

Call load rises for Fire District 3

Officials look for solutions to growing non-emergency reports

Clallam County Charter Review Commission elects chair

Sue Erzen to fill role; other positions also filled

Community news briefs — Jan. 15, 2020

Irrigation Festival’s 2020 grand, honorary pioneers picked The Sequim Pioneer Association has selected Walter Grant and Charlotte Fitzgerald as Grand Pioneers for the 2020 Sequim… Continue reading

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Lavender Meadows, a 217 manufactured home park, moves forward this year after Sequim city councilors reconsidered their decision from 2019 to deny it. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

Council approves Lavender Meadows manufactured home park

Project plans to be filed in coming weeks for 217 homes

Lavender Meadows, a 217 manufactured home park, moves forward this year after Sequim city councilors reconsidered their decision from 2019 to deny it. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

IRS begins accepting tax filings Jan. 27

The Internal Revenue Service confirmed that the nation’s tax season will start for individual tax return filers on Monday, Jan. 27, when the tax agency… Continue reading

Legislators propose free use of state parks

Residents and visitors will get a break if lawmakers approve a proposal to do away with Discover Pass fees for using state parks. Senate Minority… Continue reading

Obituaries — Jan. 15, 2020

Ernest Carl Snyder Ernest Carl Snyder of Sequim died on Jan. 5, 2020, at Sherwood Assisted Living. He was 97. Snyder was born Oct. 11,… Continue reading

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Police blotter — Jan. 15, 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. Jan. 7… Continue reading

Rally in the Alley set for Jan. 25

The City of Sequim, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County and Murrey’s Olympic Disposal, will hold the next Rally in the Ally… Continue reading

Sequim city councilors elected William Armacost as its new mayor on Jan. 13. He was appointed in 2018 and reelected to city council in 2019. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim elects salon owner as new mayor

Councilors seek rotation of positions

Sequim city councilors elected William Armacost as its new mayor on Jan. 13. He was appointed in 2018 and reelected to city council in 2019. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim presentation to spotlight human trafficking

‘Responding to the Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Youth’ What: Presentation by Washington Trafficking Prevention When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 Where: Trinity United Methodist… Continue reading

Sequim protestors join anti-war rally

About 60 locals gathered at the four corners of the Washington Street/Sequim Avenue intersection on Jan. 9 in Sequim to show their opposition to any… Continue reading