News

x

Band capital campaign gets $25K from Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Local music advocates just made another big step closer to their long awaited practice facility. Sequim City Band members announced last week a $25,000 donation… Continue reading

x

Broadband to expand west of Port Angeles

Agency leaders anticipate more fund opportunities

City seeking eatery participants for Restaurant Romp

The Sequim Sunshine Festival planning committee is looking for Sequim restaurants to participate in the Restaurant Romp event leading up to and over the festival… Continue reading

tsr

Clallam County gets $231K grant for mental health court

Clallam County District Court I is the recent recipient of a $231,151 state grant to establish and operate a mental health therapeutic court, presiding judge… Continue reading

tsr
tsr

Community invited to fundraising Polar Bear Dip

Clallam residents and others are invited to join brave and intrepid dippers on New Year’s morning for the annual Port Angeles Polar Bear Dip, set… Continue reading

tsr

Community news briefs — Dec. 29, 2021

Scouts offer Christmas tree recycling BSA Scout Troop 1498 will once again offer Christmas tree recycling to the community. Pick-up time/date is between 9 a.m.-2… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2021

COVID-19 spike attributed to holidays, events

COVID-19 cases climbed on the North Olympic Peninsula last week and over the weekend, with the largest increase in Clallam County. That increase included 297… Continue reading

Clallam County District 3 fire commissioner Mike Gawley, second from left, finishes his term the end of this year. Here he sits with fellow commissioners, Bill Miano, left, and Steve Chinn, on his right, and Fire Chief Ben Andrews in January 2020 prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Fire District 3 extends COVID-19 leave for staff

Strategic Plan approved through 2024

Clallam County District 3 fire commissioner Mike Gawley, second from left, finishes his term the end of this year. Here he sits with fellow commissioners, Bill Miano, left, and Steve Chinn, on his right, and Fire Chief Ben Andrews in January 2020 prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Hearing delayed on proof-of-vaccine order

A court hearing on an injunction proposed against a mandate for proof of vaccination against COVID-19 has been delayed until Jan. 7 while parties in… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Ingrid Carmean of Port Angeles, a member of Food Not Bombs, an international group dedicated to assisting and feeding homeless individuals, sets up a table filled with Christmas presents on Saturday at Jesse Webster Park in Port Angeles.  The presents, along with a hot lunch, were distributed to needy individuals on Christmas Day, one of the group's every-other-weekend community meals.

PHOTO: Food, not bombs

Ingrid Carmean of Port Angeles, a member of Food Not Bombs, an international group dedicated to assisting and feeding homeless individuals, sets up a table… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2021
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Ingrid Carmean of Port Angeles, a member of Food Not Bombs, an international group dedicated to assisting and feeding homeless individuals, sets up a table filled with Christmas presents on Saturday at Jesse Webster Park in Port Angeles.  The presents, along with a hot lunch, were distributed to needy individuals on Christmas Day, one of the group's every-other-weekend community meals.
Danica Sebastian, 12, of Bremerton, a member of the Bremerton Figure Skaters Club, gives a skating demonstration on Tuesday at the Winter Ice Village in downtown Port Angeles. Club members put on a four-routine performance of songs featured in their recent holiday show in Bremerton. The Port Angeles skating rink is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with breaks for ice resurfacing through Jan. 3. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PHOTO: Grace on ice

Danica Sebastian, 12, of Bremerton, a member of the Bremerton Figure Skaters Club, gives a skating demonstration on Tuesday at the Winter Ice Village in… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2021
Danica Sebastian, 12, of Bremerton, a member of the Bremerton Figure Skaters Club, gives a skating demonstration on Tuesday at the Winter Ice Village in downtown Port Angeles. Club members put on a four-routine performance of songs featured in their recent holiday show in Bremerton. The Port Angeles skating rink is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. with breaks for ice resurfacing through Jan. 3. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Michael Freestone of Port Angeles sits on the steps in front of the Salvation Army Church in Port Anageles as he enjoys a carry-out Christmas Eve lunch. The organization served dozens of lunches with an outdoor dining twist in its annual holiday tradition.

PHOTO: Holiday lunch to go

Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group Michael Freestone of Port Angeles sits on the steps in front of the Salvation Army Church in Port… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2021
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Michael Freestone of Port Angeles sits on the steps in front of the Salvation Army Church in Port Anageles as he enjoys a carry-out Christmas Eve lunch. The organization served dozens of lunches with an outdoor dining twist in its annual holiday tradition.
Sequim Police Blotter

Police Blotter — Dec. 29, 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. 20… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2021
Sequim Police Blotter
tsr

Wintry weather brings post-Christmas power outages to Sequim

Jack Frost nipped at many Sequim residents’ doors and took their electricity too in a white, wintry Christmas weekend blast. According to Clallam PUD’s outage… Continue reading

tsr

WSP adds emphasis patrols during holiday season

The Washington State Patrol is joining 10 other western states law enforcement agencies with emphasis patrols over the New Year’s Holiday. The Western States Traffic… Continue reading

tsr

Safe and happy trails

For someone who saw much of her career involved with the myriad details surrounding transportation, Annette Nesse spent her professional life close to home. Now,… Continue reading

tsr
Commander Joan Snaith, USCG Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, offers her thoughts as the guest speaker at the Dec. 18 Wreaths Across America event at Sequim View Cemetery on Dec. 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

‘Inspired by the past’: Speakers, community laud Sequim veterans for sacrifices

A steady, chilling rain didn’t keep a large crowd from turning out for to honor veterans on Dec. 18 at Sequim View Cemetery and other… Continue reading

Commander Joan Snaith, USCG Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, offers her thoughts as the guest speaker at the Dec. 18 Wreaths Across America event at Sequim View Cemetery on Dec. 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
TEASER

Helen Haller hosts Winter Wonderland

With lights and music throughout the courtyard, Helen Haller Elementary’s Parent Teacher Organization hosted a Winter Wonderland on Dec. 16 with lights, popcorn, music, hot… Continue reading

TEASER
tsr

City of Sequim preps for weekend snow

With a National Weather Service report indicating the possibility of snow this weekend, City of Sequim Public Works crew members will be on call throughout… Continue reading

tsr
tsr

Fire burns Sequim structure on West Alder Street

A fire on Monday, Dec. 20 engulfed a single-story, vacant home on the 300 block of West Alder Street. Assistant Fire Chief Tony Hudson with… Continue reading

tsr