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Best of the Peninsula voting ends Sunday

The Best of the Best voting will end at midnight Sunday! In separate Clallam County and Jefferson County ballots, voters were first asked to nominate… Continue reading

Community news briefs — July 7, 2021

Sequim Bay closes to shellfish harvesting Sequim Bay is closed to all species for recreational shellfish harvesting, county officials said on July 2. The Clallam… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2021

Jury finds Sequim woman guilty of attempted murder

A Clallam County Superior Court jury has found a 50-year-old Sequim woman guilty of attempted murder and assault involving a bloody 2019 knife attack on… Continue reading

Emily Bundy helps 2-year-old cousin Charlie Nielsen of Salt Lake City, Utah, cast out at the Water Reuse Reclamation Pond on July 1. Bundy, 20, is a Sequim High grad, is studying biology on her path for pre-med at Gonzaga University. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

PHOTO: Cousins cast out at Sequim pond

Emily Bundy helps 2-year-old cousin Charlie Nielsen of Salt Lake City, Utah, cast out at the Water Reuse Reclamation Pond on July 1. Bundy, 20,… Continue reading

Emily Bundy helps 2-year-old cousin Charlie Nielsen of Salt Lake City, Utah, cast out at the Water Reuse Reclamation Pond on July 1. Bundy, 20, is a Sequim High grad, is studying biology on her path for pre-med at Gonzaga University. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Police Blotter — July 7, 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. June 29… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2021
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Primary election candidates tout experience, spotlight issues at forum

With about four weeks until the primary election, local voters on Thursday got an early chance to meet candidates — some of them, anyway —… Continue reading

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Another COVID death reported in Clallam County

An unvaccinated Clallam County man in his 70s died of COVID-19 complications Wednesday, county health officer Dr. Allison Berry said Thursday. It was the 13th… Continue reading

Aspiring Dash pilot Josh Crabtree of Port Angeles unloads boxes of maintenance records from a Dash Air Shuttle Cessna 402C on Wednesday, June 30, at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

They’re here! Dash planes arrive in Port Angeles

August remains target date for service

Aspiring Dash pilot Josh Crabtree of Port Angeles unloads boxes of maintenance records from a Dash Air Shuttle Cessna 402C on Wednesday, June 30, at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Health officers: Unvaccinated should keep wearing mask

Although most COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, unvaccinated and high-risk residents still are urged to continue to wear face masks in indoor spaces with other… Continue reading

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Sheriff’s office keeping eye out for boaters under the influence

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office and safety advocates are asking boaters to help keep everyone safe by not consuming alcohol or marijuana while out on… Continue reading

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State lifting COVID-19 health restrictions

For the first time since March 2020, Washington state businesses are able to open at full capacity, with the majority of COVID-19 restrictions lifted. Gov.… Continue reading

City fireworks set for Sunday, Fourth of July

Discharge of fireworks remains illegal in city limits

Dave Obie, a genealogist, speaker and author, presents "A Sense of Place and Time: Putting Ancestors in Context" on Zoom at the next Clallam County Genealogy Society meeting on July 10. Submitted photo

Community news briefs — June 30, 2021

Genealogist to present for CCGS on Zoom Dave Obie, a genealogist, author of more than a dozen books and international speaker, will present “A Sense… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2021
Dave Obie, a genealogist, speaker and author, presents "A Sense of Place and Time: Putting Ancestors in Context" on Zoom at the next Clallam County Genealogy Society meeting on July 10. Submitted photo
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Community volunteers prep for Back to School Fair

School just let out, but local youth advocates are already gearing up to help youngsters be ready for heading back to classrooms this fall. Organizers… Continue reading

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Dungeness off-stream reservoir project to be split into phases

Design costs for the Dungeness off-channel reservoir project have exceeded estimates, forcing Clallam County to split the work into phases, commissioners heard this week. The… Continue reading

Police Blotter — June 30, 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. June 22… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2021
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Power outage, record calls for service mark Sequim’s heat wave

Burn ban in effect except for recreational fires

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Sequim city manager application process closes Friday

Councilors vote down supermajority requirement for hiring, firing position

Stabbing trial opens

Opening statements were delivered last week in the trial of a Sequim woman accused of stabbing her wheelchair-bound neighbor in an attempt to kill him… Continue reading

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Team leaders, advocates prep in-person 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Barbara Lewis knows first-hand the toll diseases and brain conditions can take — and the purpose one can derive from tackling the devastating disease. Early… Continue reading

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