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Auditor’s office closes to walk-ins

In an effort to limit public contact during the community-wide shutdown during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health issue, the Clallam County Auditor’s Office has closed… Continue reading

United Way establishes COVID-19 Response Fund

Leaders with the United Way of Clallam County announced the organization has established the Clallam COVID-19 Response Fund, to help minimize the financial impact of… Continue reading

Governor unveils plans to help workers, renters and small businesses amid COVID-19 outbreak

Inslee predicts continued economic hardship during response to coronavirus

Fourth COVID-19 case discovered on North Olympic Peninsula

Resources in both counties continue to be stretched

First Clallam resident tests positive for coronavirus

County health officials: Case does not indicate community transmission

Peninsula Home Fund relaunched to help in crisis

Donations accepted for those affected by coronavirus

Clallam County issues emergency declaration

Commissioners cite critical shortage of protective gear

Clallam County adds chain gang

Thanks to a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has added a third chain gang. The outfit will… Continue reading

Forde announces candidacy for state representative

Clallam County Republican chair Sue Forde announced on March 11 her candidacy for the District 24 legislative seat now held by Democrat Mike Chapman. Her… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted

The 2020 session of the Washington State Legislature ended on Thursday, March 12 as scheduled. The final gavels came down at about 8:15 p.m., after… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2020

Irrigation Festival postpones kick-off, May events

Organizers look to reschedule this year to keep 125-year tradition

Locals look to stimulate Sequim businesses

Online campaigns encourage take-out, online shopping in town

Police blotter — March 18, 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. March 10… Continue reading

Sequim Museum & Arts open by appointment

Sequim Museum & Arts, 544 N. Sequim Ave., will be open to the public by appointment. Call the office phone at 360-681-2257 to set up… Continue reading

Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, right, addresses school board president Brandino Gibson, left, and the rest of the district’s board of directors during their March 16 meeting, the conversation in which was dominated by talk of COVID-19 response and planning. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim schools prepare to manage 6-week closure

School board enacts emergency suspension of policy to grant Clark greater decision making authority

Sequim School District superintendent Rob Clark, right, addresses school board president Brandino Gibson, left, and the rest of the district’s board of directors during their March 16 meeting, the conversation in which was dominated by talk of COVID-19 response and planning. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Silliman serves as state House page

Local teen had “life changing experience.”

Dungeness River Audubon Center closes

Because of state guidelines to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Dungeness River Audubon Center will be closed through Tuesday, March 31. All events, meetings… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula YMCAs close

Following Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandate that all recreational facilities in the state of Washington close to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee closes all Washington schools

Sequim school district will be closed from March 17 until at least April 24

Food Bank moves to drive-thru model

Community groups close, regroup due to coronavirus