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Groups seeking comments, solutions for local issues

The community is invited to talk about local policy issues with the Ag and Rural Caucus, the Small Business Caucus and the Rural Committee of… Continue reading

Learn how to recycle correctly

Clallam County Waste Prevention Program staff will be on hand this week at two Port Angeles recycling centers to assist community members in understanding what… Continue reading

Legislature OKs $100 million for coronavirus response

The state Legislature has approved $100 million in the 2020 budget for statewide COVID-19 response, but apparently had not as yet sent the bill to… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020

New dates set for poaching trials

Jason Hutt charged with 26 counts of poaching-related crimes

Organizers cancel Soroptimist’s Gala Garden Show

The threat of spreading the coronavirus is shutting down a long-standing community gardening event. The Gala Garden Show, Soroptimist International of Sequim’s largest annual fundraiser,… Continue reading

Panel to speak about protecting water at next series lecture

The League of Women Voters’ “The Story of Water” lecture series continues next week with “Storm Water and Water Quality: What is being done to… Continue reading

Police blotter — March 11, 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. March 3… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with third-degree assault of an officer

A Sequim man has been charged with an altercation with Port Angeles police in which he allegedly grabbed an officer’s duty belt while resisting arrest.… Continue reading

A group of children runs through the colored powder to start the Sequim Sunshine Festival Sun Fun Color Run 1K run at the Albert Haller Playfields on March 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim soaks up Sunshine Festival

Organizers happy with first year turnout

A group of children runs through the colored powder to start the Sequim Sunshine Festival Sun Fun Color Run 1K run at the Albert Haller Playfields on March 11. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Smiles and crowns aplenty for new festival royalty

“I may never take this off,” Lindsey Coffman joked with her friends about her new crown. Minutes earlier she was crowned queen of the 2020… Continue reading

PHOTO: Indivisible Sequim shows support for Healing Campus

Representatives from Voices for Health and Healing gather at the Sequim Civic Center on Monday, March 9, during a vigil in support of the Jamestown… Continue reading

Sex education becomes a requirement for Washington state public schools

By Leona Vaughn WNPA News Service Public school students will soon have a greater understanding of their sexuality, sexual abuse and the importance of consent… Continue reading

Washington state Legislature bans single-use plastic bags

SB 5323 banning retailers from giving out single-use plastic bags for free passed in legislation

New laws to deal with arrests at courthouses, hairstyles, domestic worker treatment

By Leona Vaughn WNPA News Service Several bills poised to become signed into law this session would directly affect many Washington state residents. House Bill… Continue reading

Health authorities say virus is on its way to the Peninsula

No cases confirmed now, but circumstances expected to change

Hood Canal Bridge to close for repairs

Overnight closures set Monday-Thursday for two weeks

Vice President arrives with federal health experts to ‘epicenter’ of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

By Cameron Sheppard WNPA News Service On the day Washington state recorded its 11th death from the COVID-19 virus, Vice President Mike Pence arrived in… Continue reading

‘Connections’ event seeks to provide resources, assistance to those in need

The 11th-annual Community Resource Connections — formerly known as Project Homeless Connect — looks to help peninsula residents dealing with housing issues or homelessness. The… Continue reading

BB gun incident handled at Sequim High

Superintendent praises SHS administration for resolving situation quickly