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Driver cited after fatal motorcycle collision

A Sequim motorist cited for failure to yield after she killed a motorcyclist last week said Tuesday she is remorseful about causing the collision. Amanda… Continue reading

Clallam County reports seven more virus cases

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clallam County on Tuesday, while Jefferson County experienced its 13th day without any new infections. The new… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam hotel set for Aug. 4 opening

The opening for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s $40 million resort project is just around the corner. Workers in early July were putting finishing touches on… Continue reading

Brokers seeing summer uptick in Sequim’s real estate

Sequim’s real estate market has trended back to its norm in recent months: high demand with low inventory. Earlier this year, however, the COVID-19 pandemic… Continue reading

Clallam County working with agency to help with rental assistance

Clallam County commissioners have vetted an agreement with Olympic Community Action Programs to provide rental and mortgage assistance during COVID-19. The proposed agreement would distribute… Continue reading

Clallam official: Schools can open in the fall

Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Allison Unthank is confident schools can offer onsite instruction this fall — even if COVID-19 cases increase — by following… Continue reading

Community news briefs — July 29, 2020

New hours at Sequim visitor’s center The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Visitor Information Center, at 1192 E. Washington, is expanding hours. The center is open 10 a.m.-4… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020

Downtown Shell station offers free masks, face shields, gloves

Sequim Shell Station, formerly Kettel’s 76 Car Wash and Deli, at 194 W. Washington St., offers free face masks, face shields and/or gloves for senior… Continue reading

Fire District 3 boasts clean state audits

Clallam County Fire District 3 has been given a financial clean bill of health from state officials. Officials announced July 28 that the fire district… Continue reading

First Teacher sets parent event to talk COVID-19

Nurse Sonja Bittner will talk about COVID-19 health guidelines and considerations and masks at a First Teacher parent meeting on Zoom at 10 a.m. on… Continue reading

Free health forum spotlights senior wellness, preventative care

Family nurse practitioner Molly Martin presents “Senior Wellness and Preventative Care,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness radio forum at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12,… Continue reading

Goat removal reaches next act

Translocation to begin Monday

Tim Wheeler of Sequim, acting chairman of the non-partisan Voices for Health and Healing, attaches an envelope containing a letter on the front door of the building housing the Port Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer on Thursday, July 23. The letter, signed by reportedly some 120 people, expressed disappointment in Kilmer’s progress in promoting universal health care, protection of Social Security and efforts to contain military spending, in particular the expansion of the U.S. Navy’s Growler aircraft training program at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Letter to Kilmer

Tim Wheeler of Sequim, acting chairman of the non-partisan Voices for Health and Healing, attaches an envelope containing a letter on the front door of the… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020
Tim Wheeler of Sequim, acting chairman of the non-partisan Voices for Health and Healing, attaches an envelope containing a letter on the front door of the building housing the Port Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer on Thursday, July 23. The letter, signed by reportedly some 120 people, expressed disappointment in Kilmer’s progress in promoting universal health care, protection of Social Security and efforts to contain military spending, in particular the expansion of the U.S. Navy’s Growler aircraft training program at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group
John Johnson’s T-6 airplane is loaded on July 25 aboard the USS Essex for its journey to Pearl Harbor for the 75th commemoration of the end of War War II in the Pacific Ocean in late August. Photo courtesy of Dave Richardson

Local pilots quarantine for journey to WWII anniversary event

Historic plane boards USS Essex in San Diego

John Johnson’s T-6 airplane is loaded on July 25 aboard the USS Essex for its journey to Pearl Harbor for the 75th commemoration of the end of War War II in the Pacific Ocean in late August. Photo courtesy of Dave Richardson

Peninsula College accepting applications for Webster scholarship

Students interested in writing, photography and design are encouraged to apply for Peninsula College’s Webster Scholarship. Award amounts are dependent upon the student’s enrollment level,… Continue reading

PHOTO: Wedding at elevation

Padraic Irwin and Kyisha Merrigan tie the knot over Sequim Valley Airport on July 26. “We love doing weddings,” said officiant Captain-Crystal Stout, of Morning… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020

Police blotter — July 29, 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. July 21… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020

Primary election ballots due Aug. 4

Voter registration deadlines are approaching for area residents looking to cast a ballot in the August 2020 Primary. Election Day is Tuesday, Aug. 4. While… Continue reading

Reader recognized in Sequim

Holland Bare has been named top reader in the Read to Feed program at the New Day Learning Academy. Holland is the son of Travis… Continue reading