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Sequim city council passes ordinance opposing any future income taxes

Sequim city councilors by a 4-3 vote passed a resolution on Nov. 22 stating their opposition to any future income tax in the city. Councilor… Continue reading

Sarah VanAusdle.

Sequim city staff moving up, out

Outgoing councilors share two cents at final meeting

Sarah VanAusdle.

Suspect charged with string of mailbox thefts

A convicted thief who was out on $1,000 bail on charges of forgery and possession of stolen checks faces arraignment on Friday, Dec. 10, on… Continue reading

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Olympic Peninsula Humane Society seeks to foster foster volunteers

The new foster program at Olympic Peninsula Humane Society is set up to facilitate a quality fostering experience for Clallam County residents and the dogs… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2021
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Restaurant owners file lawsuit against vaccine proof order

Clallam County and Dr. Allison Berry challenged

How our legislators voted

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week (Nov. 26-Dec. 2): House votes Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act (HR 550)… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2021

Two additional COVID deaths recorded in Clallam County

Long-term care facility outbreaks now over

Clallam PUD residential rates to rise

Clallam County Public Utility District customers will see an increase in residential base rates and usage rates for their utilities in February. Commissioners on Nov.… Continue reading

COVID-19 outbreak stems from Thanksgiving gathering

Clallam County Public Health officials were tracking on Thursday the first reported outbreak of COVID-19 stemming from a Thanksgiving gathering while reports of children infected… Continue reading

A map from Olympic Disposal's conditional use permit application shows details of the company's proposed waste transfer station and recycling in Carlsborg.

Olympic Disposal proposing transfer station, recycling center in Carlsborg

A proposal to build a transfer station and recycling center in Carlsborg is now on the desks of county planners. Olympic Disposal in mid-November filed… Continue reading

A map from Olympic Disposal's conditional use permit application shows details of the company's proposed waste transfer station and recycling in Carlsborg.
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2021 Cranksgiving: A ton (plus) of fun

Looking to help families unload a bit of the burden of the holidays, local bike riders and others lugged more than a ton of food… Continue reading

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Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

A look into Jamestown’s Christmas lights effort

Contractor believes annual project could be biggest in state

Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Alleged mail bandit arrested

A Port Angeles-area man suspected in a string of mailbox thefts from Port Angeles to Poulsbo has been arrested for investigation of seven charges, including… Continue reading

Attorney group offers free legal aid in person, by phone

The County Pro Bono Lawyers group presents a legal aid clinic, a free program offering legal advice for local residents with housing and/or eviction questions… Continue reading

Meghan Sullivan

Community news briefs — Dec. 1, 2021

Library hires public services director The North Olympic Library System has hired Meghan Sullivan as its public services director. Sullivan earned a bachelor’s degree in… Continue reading

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County officials ask for help with storm damage cost estimates

County residents can see if damages caused by recent winter storms can qualify the region for federal funding. Clallam County is seeking preliminary damage estimates… Continue reading

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Home Town Holidays: Event brings season’s spirits

A rainy gray day didn’t stop locals and visitors from attending Sequim’s usually annual Home Town Holidays at Centennial Place. Coinciding with Small Business Saturday,… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2021
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House passes Build Back Better Act

The House on Nov. 19 has passed the Build Back Better Act (HR 5376) by a 220-213 vote. Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA, Sixth District) voted… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2021

Partnership puts laptops in hands of PC students

A desire to bridge a technology gap for students led the Peninsula College Foundation to a recent community collaboration, that created The Transitional Studies Laptop… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2021
Sequim Police Blotter

Police Blotter — Dec. 1, 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. Nov. 19… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2021
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