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League, quilters join for suffrage centennial quilt raffle

Leaders say drawing is unofficial end to yearlong celebration

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Hackers, sex ed, shutdown debated at state rep forum

State Employment Security Department officials should be fired after Nigerian hackers broke into the unemployment claims system earlier this year, defrauding the state of an… Continue reading

Unthank sees uptick in Sequim COVID-19 cases

Sequim has had an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases recently and that concerns Dr. Allison Unthank, Clallam County health officer. “We do worry… Continue reading

State Senate hopefuls debate taxes, sex ed

Candidates for a four-year 24th Legislative District state Senate seat clashed over wildfires and sex education in a recent Port Angeles Nor’Wester Rotary Club voters… Continue reading

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North Olympic Peninsula 2020 Voter Guide

The North Olympic Peninsula 2020 Voter Guide is out now. Inside, you will find information on the candidates and the issues in Clallam County and… Continue reading

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‘Difficult phase’ of pandemic ahead

Nationally, there are signs that the “second wave” of COVID-19 infections is beginning — especially in the Midwestern states — and as fall continues on… Continue reading

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Carlsborg man’s mission: Share God on downtown corner

Nightingale says ‘nothing greater than holding up the name of Jesus’

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One new COVID-19 case in Jefferson; none in Clallam

One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Jefferson County on Tuesday, while Clallam County held steady with no new cases for the second consecutive… Continue reading

Census update could shift Clallam’s district boundaries

Boundaries between Clallam County commissioner districts could shift farther east next year based on population growth in the Sequim area, county officials said. A five-member… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeks applicants for Civil Service Commission

The City of Sequim is seeking applicants to fill a vacant post on the Civil Service Commission. The commission, which handles some personnel-related aspects of… Continue reading

Clallam County to disperse more COVID-19 relief funds

Ferry, businesses, child care among recipients of more COVID-19 relief funds

Clallam voters to be asked to change commissioner election process

Six amendments to the Home Rule Charter are proposed on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

Community news briefs — Oct. 14, 2020

Shakeout set Thursday International Shakeout Day is set for 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, when millions of people throughout the U.S. and other countries are… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2020
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Five-year, countywide ‘kitchen plan’ complete

Multi-partner, multi-year effort converts surplus U.S. Army kitchens into emergency feeding stations

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FREDS Guns burglar sentenced to prison

Joey A. Maillet has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for smash-and-grab burglaries at FREDS Guns near Sequim and another in Skagit County.… Continue reading

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Group asks Clallam County to review 5G impacts

Clallam County should require 5G wireless companies to comply with federal environmental law, the Charter Review Commission has recommended. The three county commissioners received the… Continue reading

Royalty (from left) prince Logan Laxson, princess Brii Hingtgen, princess Alicia Pairadee and queen Lindsey Coffman wave to a virtual crowd on Sequim-Dungeness Way during the Sequim Irrigation Festival's makeshift Grand Parade on Saturday, Oct. 10. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Irrigation Festival goes mostly virtual for 125th year

“The tradition lives on,” Sequim Irrigation Festival float designer Guy Horton said. The state’s oldest continuous festival kept its streak alive, this time in mostly… Continue reading

Royalty (from left) prince Logan Laxson, princess Brii Hingtgen, princess Alicia Pairadee and queen Lindsey Coffman wave to a virtual crowd on Sequim-Dungeness Way during the Sequim Irrigation Festival's makeshift Grand Parade on Saturday, Oct. 10. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Man charged with assault of Clallam County deputy

A Marysville man has been charged with the alleged assault of a Clallam County sheriff’s deputy. Conner B. McGibney, 25, was charged Oct. 5 with… Continue reading

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New Dungeness Lighthouse keepers set annual meeting

New Dungeness Light Station Association annual meeting What: Updates on maintenance project updates, budget, COVID-19 issues, more When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 Where: Online;… Continue reading

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Physicans group funds academic grants

The Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund recently announced awards for both academic scholarships in medically-related fields and medically-related community grants to be awarded in… Continue reading