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Two more COVID-19 deaths reported on peninsula

Two more deaths have been ascribed to COVID-19 as cases rise in Clallam County. The county has lost two more residents to the virus, one… Continue reading

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A festive lawnmower parade

Neighbors of Southern View Estates in Sequim continued their tradition of decorating lawnmowers for a festive parade on Dec. 19 that traveled through Sunland and… Continue reading

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Clallam County voting districts set for next decade

Voting options in four precincts with a combined population of 4,156 residents were changed last week by the Clallam County Districting Commission, shrinking Sequim District… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Dec. 22, 2021

Warming center accepting sleeping bags, blankets The Sequim Warming Center, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., is accepting sleeping bags and heavy… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2021
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December meal program helps hundreds

Volunteers and vehicles packed Carrie Blake Community Park once again for the Family Holiday Meal Bag program. Helpers gave out 680 bags on Dec. 17… Continue reading

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GOP leaders seek state district seat

The Nov. 8 general election is 11 months away, and the 24th Legislative District’s two Democrats already have challengers. Retired Border Patrol Agent Matthew Rainwater… Continue reading

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How our legislators voted

By Targeted News Service Along with late week’s roll call votes, the U.S. Senate also passed by voice vote HR 6256, a bill to ensure… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2021
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Police Blotter — Dec. 22, 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. 14… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2021
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Sequim High sends out Winter Wishes

Community helps support more than 400 gifts to, from students

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Pat Gritman sorts some of the toys for boys on Dec. 15 inside the Sequim Prairie Grange for Toys for Sequim Kids, an annual event that offers toys, blankets, clothes and more for any child up to 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Toys in tow: Community Aid’s annual event supports 348 Sequim children

With “Giving Trees” set up across Sequim, an antique fire truck featuring a dancing Santa, and several other donation efforts, Toys for Sequim Kids kept… Continue reading

Pat Gritman sorts some of the toys for boys on Dec. 15 inside the Sequim Prairie Grange for Toys for Sequim Kids, an annual event that offers toys, blankets, clothes and more for any child up to 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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Insight into Sequim’s Santas

Seven locals don the suit for Christmas season

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U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer stands with workers from the state Department of Transportation who assess the damage of a landslide at Highway 112 near milepost 32. (Ken Park/Peninsula Daily News)

Highway 112 needs months for repair

The state Department of Transportation hopes to reopen Highway 112 early next year following a landslide that has cut off travel to the West End.… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer stands with workers from the state Department of Transportation who assess the damage of a landslide at Highway 112 near milepost 32. (Ken Park/Peninsula Daily News)
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Sequim school board selects interim superintendent

Ret. Shelton schools superintendent Zook to lead through June 2022

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UPDATED: Overnight total closure of Hood Canal Bridge scheduled

Drivers are encouraged to plan for three consecutive nights during which the Hood Canal Bridge will close to all travelers for five continuous hours, state… Continue reading

Sequim to host second Wreaths Across America

A new, star-spangled tradition is forming to honor hundreds of local veterans. For the second time in as many years, the Daughters of the American… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeking commission, committee members

The City of Sequim is accepting applicants for open positions on planning commission, civil service commission and lodging tax committee groups. Planning Commission This voluntary… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Dec. 15, 2021

Guild’s thrift shop open The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild Thrift Shop, 204 W. Bell St., is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2021

Holiday Meals offered at Carrie Blake Park on Friday

Following November’s Family Holiday Meal Bag program, Sequim Food Bank and community partners return to Carrie Blake Community Park for December’s Christmas-time event. Check in… Continue reading

How our legislators voted

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week (Dec. 3-9): House votes Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2021
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Jamestown to use $1 million federal grant for medical staff housing

Leaders with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe plan to use a recent $1 million federal grant to purchase property in the Sequim area to create more… Continue reading

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