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Fire destroys storage trailer, structure west of Sequim

An early-morning fire destroyed a trailer full of books and a nearby structure on the 257000 block of US Highway 101 on Thursday, Feb. 6.… Continue reading

More drug offenders would be sentenced to treatment instead of prison under proposed law

Bills in House, Senate allow for more incarcerated people to be eligible for sentencing alternative

Lawmakers consider a grow-your-own recreational marijuana bill

1 percent reduction in marijuana bud sales could cost state $2 million in revenues

‘New heart, new start’: Chambers is first Washington firefighter to return to full duty after transplant

EJFR lieutenant may be first in the state to return to full duty after heart transplant

Lawmakers propose plan to treat mentally ill people without their consent

Bill plans pilot program placing people who are incapacitated in executorship, appoint guardian

Borchers steps down from YMCA CEO position

A new year has brought new leadership for the Olympic Peninsula YMCA. Less than a month after YMCA of Sequim executive director Kurt Turner left… Continue reading

Chapman, Van De Wege oppose repeal of death penalty

Democratic state legislators Kevin Van De Wege and Mike Chapman are party outliers on repealing the state’s death penalty. Both 24th District lawmakers said last… Continue reading

A Notice of Application was posted at the site of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s proposed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic on South Ninth Avenue on Feb. 2. Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash

Comments open for MAT application

City staff sees big response from community so far

A Notice of Application was posted at the site of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s proposed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic on South Ninth Avenue on Feb. 2. Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash

Community news briefs — Feb. 5, 2020

Legislators town hall set for Thursday Sen. Kevin Van De Wege (D-Sequim), Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend) and Rep. Mike Chapman (D-Port Angeles) will host… Continue reading

  • Feb 5, 2020

Help for active, retired military officers: Local MOAA chapter offers advocacy, camaraderie

Military Officers Association of America — Olympic Peninsula Chapter meeting Who: Former military officers and guests When: Noon on Sunday, Feb. 9 Where: Baja Cantina,… Continue reading

Help plant trees along Dungeness River

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is seeking volunteers to plant native trees and shrubs on the Dungeness River in effort to restore salmon and wildlife… Continue reading

Nash’s closes Farm Store in Dungeness

Organic Farm to continue wholesale, market operations

New hours, events at research center

The Clallam County Genealogical Society has changed the hours for the organization’s research center at 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. It will be open… Continue reading

New veterans center to open at Peninsula College

Student veterans at Peninsula College will have a new space to study, relax, get help and share stories when the new Veterans Center opens this… Continue reading

Poaching accomplice sentenced to community service

Sequim man aided illegal hunts in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Police blotter — Feb. 5, 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. Jan. 28… Continue reading

Raise money for United Way at Salt Creek event

United Way of Clallam County is partnering with Peninsula Adventure Sports to offer a new way to participate in the Salt Creek 24-hour event set… Continue reading

Sequim man hurt after vehicle goes into ditch

A Sequim man was inured in a single-vehicle incident in Jefferson County on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 30. The Washington State Patrol reports Rodrgo… Continue reading

Sequim School District to host facilities forum

Superintendent wants to show community what the district’s buildings need

Sequim School District network technician Scott Harmsen checks on a network distribution point in the Sequim High School library. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim school tech heading in the right direction

New tech director facing challenges, but has vision for efficient, effective school systems

Sequim School District network technician Scott Harmsen checks on a network distribution point in the Sequim High School library. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley