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Community news briefs — Jan. 6, 2021

Friends of Library set Saturday sale The Friends of Sequim Library group hosts its 2nd Saturday Book Sale from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Jan. 9… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2021

County seeking volunteers for Conservation Futures board

The Board of Clallam County Commissioners announced last week five openings for the Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board. This advisory Board makes recommendations for conservation… Continue reading

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COVID-19 vaccine available to ages 70-plus next week

Carrie Blake Community Park hosts drive-through

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Landslide closes portion of Spruce Railroad Trail

A popular Olympic National Park trail and segment of the Olympic Discovery Trail that recently underwent a multi-year, multi-million-dollar upgrade is closed again. Heavy rains… Continue reading

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Milestone: Clallam County Democratic Party selects officers for 2021

The Clallam County Democratic Party elected new officers at the organization’s biennial reorganization meeting on Dec. 19. Jennie Peterson of Sequim was named chair while… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2021

Police blotter — Jan. 6, 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. Dec. 29… Continue reading

  • Jan 6, 2021

Port Angeles man shot in legs identified

Authorities have identified the man who was shot in the legs last week in a tiny enclave of RVs west of Blyn before being airlifted… Continue reading

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Sequim couple gives $145K to community groups

Huddlestons known for antiquing, generosity

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Sequim’s COVID-19 timeline

Clallam County’s first confirmed COVID-19 case was identified March 18, 2020. Since then, the county has recorded 773 confirmed cases and four deaths, with 32,439… Continue reading

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Vaccinations reach Sequim seniors at Avamere

Avamere Olympic Rehabilitation of Sequim began vaccinations of their residents and staff members on Jan. 5. Kim Gray, Director of Marketing and Admissions at Avamere,… Continue reading

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Most COVID-19 cases at long-term care facility outbreak tied to one person

One more COVID-19 positive connected to an outbreak at a Clallam County long-term care facility was reported Monday, raising the total number of cases tied… Continue reading

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Sequim freshman keeps Christmas project going amid COVID

River Jensen compiles toiletries for those in-need

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State expected to identify 1B, 1C vaccination groups; Guidelines may include elderly, essential workers

Local public health officials expect to receive guidance this week, possibly as early as today, about the next groups that will be eligible to receive… Continue reading

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2020: The Year in Review

A year full of social strife, tragedies and political wrangling on the local, state and national scene were overshadowed by a single topic. Despite its… Continue reading

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Peninsula officials support brief rules extension as Clallam sees 16-break outbreak increase

Gov. Jay Inslee extended the reinstated COVID-19 restrictions concerning such places as indoor dining areas and gyms through Jan. 11 on Wednesday as an outbreak… Continue reading

UPDATED: Two die in US Highway 101 crash near Sequim

A 40-year-old Port Ludlow woman and her 12-year-old daughter died in a car wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Sequim on Dec. 26, the State… Continue reading

VHOCC to host online, in-person volunteer orientations

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) is offering community orientations, open to anyone seeking to learn more about hospice or curious about volunteering. From 11… Continue reading

Clallam coronavirus outbreak grows to 15 cases

One of Clallam County’s eight new COVID-19 cases confirmed Tuesday brings an outbreak at an unnamed long-term care facility up to 15 people. The remaining… Continue reading

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Child care openings, staffing remain struggles for local providers

Issues were prevalent prior to pandemic, stakeholders say

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Community news briefs — Dec. 30, 2020

Food package program continues The Covid-19 Food Care Package distribution program will continue in Sequim through the end of March. The program is conducted twice… Continue reading

  • Dec 30, 2020