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Help provide river restoration during Orca Recovery Week

The Clallam Conservation District is teaming up with several partners — including the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, Quileute Tribe, Clallam County Environmental… Continue reading

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How our legislators voted

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week (Sept. 17-23): HR 5293 — Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Dungeness River makeover continues

Work continues this week at Clallam County’s Lower Dungeness Floodplain Restoration Project as workers with Scarsella Brothers install a new culvert in Meadowbrook Creek, is… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Donna Jones, left, and Penny Smith, both of Sequim, peer into a heavily shaded side channel of the Dungeness River as hundreds of salmon hide in the shadows to spawn on Thursday at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PHOTOS: Sequim salmon on the run

Salmon rest in a side channel of the Dungeness River at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim on Sept. 23. Thousands of the fish were making… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
Donna Jones, left, and Penny Smith, both of Sequim, peer into a heavily shaded side channel of the Dungeness River as hundreds of salmon hide in the shadows to spawn on Thursday at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Sequim Police Blotter

Police Blotter — Sept. 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. Sept. 21… Continue reading

  • Sep 29, 2021
Sequim Police Blotter

School board considers policy on naming facilities

Sequim School Board directors are moving ahead with plans to update their policy about naming school facilities, possibly paving the way for a community effort… Continue reading

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Sequim home back on solar energy open house

The American Solar Energy Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, hosts its annual nationwide open house at hundreds of homes and businesses that have incorporated energy efficiency… Continue reading

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Sequim schools to detail administrator complaints in November

Sequim School District officials are expected to release more information about complaints regarding assistant superintendent Jennifer Maughan in early November. Maughan was placed on administrative… Continue reading

Sequim schools to offer voluntary COVID-19 testing

Sequim schools will begin voluntary COVID-19 testing of students, interim superintendent Jane Pryne announced earlier this week. The state-funded program in collaboration with the Washington… Continue reading

COVID hospitalizations starting to fall

Two Clallam County residents died from COVID-19 over the weekend, raising the total number of deaths in the county to 48 and to 61 for… Continue reading

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Sequim Library expansion, renovation on track

The long-awaited expansion and renovation of the busy Sequim Library took another step toward completion in late August with the selection of SHKS Architects to… Continue reading

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Public tour at Point Wilson Lighthouse set for Sept. 28

The U.S. Lighthouse Society will host a special gathering at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, for the Point Wilson Lighthouse, as it moves into its… Continue reading

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Two die of COVID-19; Clallam cases surge

Fifty-eight new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on the North Olympic Peninsula on Thursday and two people died of the virus. Most of the new cases… Continue reading

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The long legacy of the law: Port Angeles police, Sequim business partner on vintage photo project

Kevin Miller is looking to recognize the legacy of fellow law enforcement officers who’ve sought to protect and serve on the Olympic Peninsula for more… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Peninsula COVID vaccinations rise

More than 70 percent of North Olympic Peninsula residents 12 and older had begun vaccinations as of Wednesday, the region’s public health official said, marking… Continue reading

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Courts postpone jury trials

Clallam County Superior and District courts are continuing the suspension of jury trials due to a surge of COVID-19. Superior Court Judge Brent Badsen on… Continue reading

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Sequim Police see staffing changes

With one staffer retiring, another added and a third getting promoted, the Sequim Police Department saw a number of changes in recent weeks, the City… Continue reading

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Saturday protest backs health measures, candidates

A rally on Sept. 18 saw citizens show support for public health officers and some city council candidates, and to oppose the Sequim City Council’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2021
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Two more COVID deaths reported

Two new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Clallam County on Tuesday, raising the total number of deaths in the county to 44 and the… Continue reading

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Along with remodel/expansion, River Center gets a new name

The community’s well-used building at Railroad Bridge Park isn’t the only thing getting a make-over in 2021. On Sept. 10, board members unanimously agreed to… Continue reading

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