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Health officers consider post-pandemic life

Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry sees a serious need for more public health outreach to the West End in a post-COVID-19 world, she… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted

State lawmakers last week continued to focus on committee action, as a key cutoff deadline for this session approaches. March 26 is the last day… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2021
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Mariner Café owner named Non-Granger of 2020

Mariner Café’s owner received a pleasant surprise from members of the Sequim Prairie Grange last week. David McDaniels, master of the grange, presented Marie Dickinson… Continue reading

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Police Blotter — March 24, 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. March 16… Continue reading

  • Mar 24, 2021

School district sends out RFQ for capital projects

Sequim school leaders took the next step addressing a number of facility maintenance and infrastructure issues across each of the district’s campuses on March 15,… Continue reading

Sequim boat builder reaches agreement with Clallam County

A Sequim-based boat builder and YouTube celebrity has steered clear of a legal battle with Clallam County. Leo Goolden said he plans to move his… Continue reading

Sequim man injured in Morse Creek collision

A Sequim man was injured Sunday, March 21, when the pickup he was driving was sideswiped on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles, the… Continue reading

Street projects may be eligible for state funding

Clallam County commissioners this week vetted six transportation projects eligible for federal grant funding, including street improvements in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks. The three… Continue reading

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Unincorporated Clallam’s first roundabout could begin construction in July

Project will take about two months to complete

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VHOCC to host online, in-person volunteer orientations

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) is offering community orientations, open to anyone seeking to learn more about hospice services or is curious about volunteering.… Continue reading

Tribe opens vaccine clinics to 18+ as peninsula joins state in Phase 3

The Jamestown Family Health Clinic’s Dose 1 vaccinations are now open to county residents of ages 18 and older. Brent Simcosky, Health Services director for… Continue reading

Plan for delays on US Highway 101 near Siebert Creek

Construction to improve fish passage along US Highway 101 at Siebert Creek between Sequim and Port Angeles is expected to cause traffic delays later this… Continue reading

Peninsula percentage of immunizations tops in state

The North Olympic Peninsula is tops in the state for percentage of its population immunized against COVID-19, Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke said.… Continue reading

  • Mar 22, 2021

Community conversations suggest cultural celebrations, more affordable housing

Future talks possible with other groups, stakeholders

Bill would end native imagery for public schools, teams

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service Ivy Pete remembers attending high school football games in her hometown. But instead of pride for her school, she… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2021

Proposed phone tax will pay for suicide prevention

By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Service Connecting people considering suicide with immediate help is the aim of a proposed law that funds a 988 emergency… Continue reading

  • Mar 21, 2021
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Dungeness church seeks wheelchairs for Guatemalans

‘People are just weeping when their children are finally comfortable,’ organizer says

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COVID vaccination appointments open now for the next tier

Those in the Phase 1B2 category for COVID-19 vaccinations are now able to schedule appointments at clinics across the North Olympic Peninsula. The tier of… Continue reading

Worker whistleblower law advances in Legislature

Angelica Relente Columbia Basin Herald A bill moving through the Washington Legislature would allow workers to bring legal action if labor laws are not upheld.… Continue reading

  • Mar 18, 2021

Significant police reform on track in Legislature

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service Limits on the use of force by police and investigations of officers who have a pattern of misconduct continue… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2021