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Sound Community Bank open after flooding incident

Sequim’s Sound Community Bank at 645 W. Washington St. reopened on Dec. 23 after flooding led bank officials to close the branch on the morning… Continue reading

State sets new traffic laws for 2020

Washington state roadway users have a few new laws to be aware of for 2020. In the state’s updated child restraint law (RCW 46.61.687), children… Continue reading

Vehicle thief given prison-based drug offender sentencing alternative

Lynnwood man, 22, to serve nearly two years after pursuit in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Weather — Jan. 1, 2020

Temperatures Date High Low Dec. 24 40 29 Dec. 25 42 34 Dec. 26 40 32 Dec. 27 45 33 Dec. 28 44 37 Dec.… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2020

City continues push for bypass completion

Legislators say new transportation budget may limit funding

City honors Pratt, Lake for council service

New councilors begin January 2020

Community news briefs — Dec. 25, 2019

Fair superintendent positions open Building/barn superintendent positions are open for the 2020 Clallam County Fair, which will be held Aug. 20-23, 2020. Those interested in… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019

County board to consider $589K request for waterfront center costs

The Clallam County Opportunity Fund Board will consider a funding request from the City of Port Angeles at a special meeting set for 2-4 p.m.… Continue reading

Flu hits Peninsula hard, early

Usually season begins after Christmas, Locke says

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe added to expanded Tribal Access Program

Move boosts access to national crime information databases

Milestone: Windermere raises the ‘woof’ for OPHS

Santa Paws (Rick Brown) snuggles up with a couple of canines during Windermere Real Estate’s pet photo opportunity on Nov. 22. Photo courtesy of Windermere… Continue reading

NOLS director Jakubcin announces retirement

A library system leader for more than a decade on the North Olympic Peninsula, Margaret Jakubcin has decided to call it a career. Jakubcin, Library… Continue reading

Plunge time: Polar Bear Dip set for New Year’s morning

It’s time once again to take the plunge for a cause. The 32-annual Port Angeles Polar Bear Dip returns to Port Angeles’ Hollywood Beach on… Continue reading

Police blotter — Dec. 25, 2019

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. 17… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019

Police departments, sheriff offices boost holiday DUI patrols

Law enforcement in Clallam and Jefferson counties launched DUI emphasis patrols on Dec. 15. The entities joined more than 145 law enforcement agencies statewide adding… Continue reading

Sequim festooned in festive holiday lights

It’s another colorful display of Christmas and holiday cheer in downtown Sequim. Volunteers and city staff came together once again to decorate downtown parks —… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019

Sequim man sentenced for sex for fee with girls

Lynn George Johnson had been convicted in ’90s of child molestation

Sequim VFW leaders say outlook positive after building sale

Post plans more support for veterans, community