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Community news briefs — July 14, 2021

Dessert, quilt auction at grange The All Grange Desserts and Quilts Auction is set for 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, in the Glenda Clark… Continue reading

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Firm extends city manager search through Friday

Council adds community panel interviews of candidates

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For their service: Locals join state effort to honor veterans with free fishing trips

For a couple of years, Mark Ostroot knew these fishing trips he and friends have offered were pretty popular. So in mid-June, when a 20-plus-year… Continue reading

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Free legal advice available via clinic on Zoom

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

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Locals rally, share appreciation for City of Sequim staff

More than 30 locals gathered for a “City Staff Appreciation Rally” on Monday in front of the Sequim Civic Center. The approximate 30-minute rally featured… Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Big sendoff for Sequim Little League

Sequim Little League players, coaches, advocates, families and friends gave a bid send-off to the 2021 season with closing day ceremonies on July 10. Check… Continue reading

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Police Blotter — July 14, 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. July 6… Continue reading

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Primary election ballots headed to voters this week

North Olympic Peninsula registered voters will start receiving their ballots for the Aug. 3 primary election by the end of the week after ballots are… Continue reading

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Sequim School Board approves administrator raises

Several Sequim School District administrators are getting pay bumps after the district’s board of directors approved salary increases at the board’s June 21 meeting. Board… Continue reading

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Early-morning Sequim fire destroys ambulances, structure

Two ambulances out of Olympic Ambulance’s fleet of more than 45 were destroyed in a fire at the Sequim-based business in the early hours of… Continue reading

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City council considers whether to keep hearing examiner for appeals

Discussion weighs internal vs. hired building reviews

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Lavender farmers seek steadier summer numbers

Post-COVID, some farms seeing stream of visitors

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New outbreak investigated at Clallam long-term care facility

Clallam County Public Health is investigating a new long-term care facility COVID-19 outbreak that has so far had a staff member and resident infected with… Continue reading

COVID claims 19th victim on Peninsula: Clallam woman in her 30s

A 15th person, unvaccinated and the youngest victim so far, has died from COVID-19 in Clallam County, where the full vaccination rate remains steady at… Continue reading

Health officer: Large church COVID outbreak over

A large church COVID-19 outbreak that saw 24 Clallam County residents infected with COVID-19 and two subsequent deaths has not had new cases for more… Continue reading

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Ruddell’s annual ‘Cruise In’ set for Friday

It’s the silver anniversary for the annual Ruddell Cruise In, slated for 5 p.m. Friday, July 9, at 110 S. Golf Course Road in Port… Continue reading

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Sequim’s 2020 Citizens of Year: Essential workers

After more than five decades of honoring key individual or individuals for their volunteerism and devotion to the community, local business leaders are giving kudos… Continue reading

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Two injured in single-car wreck near Sequim

Two people were hurt near Sequim Monday, July 5, when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and the car left the roadway, traveled down… Continue reading

Clallam County reports 14th death due to COVID-19; second death connected to church outbreak

Clallam County’s 14th death due to COVID-19 since the pandemic began was confirmed late Monday in connection with a large church outbreak that has had… Continue reading

Best of the Peninsula 2021.

Best of the Peninsula voting ends Sunday

Ballots close at midnight July 11

Best of the Peninsula 2021.