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Larisa Jean Dietz of Sequim sits with attorney Stan Myers in July at Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim woman gets 17 years for attack

A 50-year-old Sequim woman on Sept. 13 was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault after repeatedly… Continue reading

Larisa Jean Dietz of Sequim sits with attorney Stan Myers in July at Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula vaccination rates creep upward

Vaccination rates on the North Olympic Peninsula against COVID-19 continue to inch upward, driven mainly by residents complying with state and federal vaccination mandates, officials… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Sept. 15, 2021

Reach, Row for Hospice this weekend Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s The 29th-annual Reach and Row for Hospice is set for Sept. 18-19 on Sequim Bay.… Continue reading

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Eateries seek support, workers in hiring crunch

As cooks and servers hustled to get pancakes and omelettes to tables and to-go boxes at the Oak Table Café earlier this week, general manager… Continue reading

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Election 2021: Pence, Lowe seek City Council Position 3 seat

Election 2021: Pence, Lowe seek City Council Position 3 seat Editor’s note: this continues a series of interviews with candidates up for five Sequim city… Continue reading

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Mask dispute postpones Sequim School Board meeting

Concern from community members about a statewide mask mandate for students — as well as vaccination requirements for school staff and other state employees —… Continue reading

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Police Blotter — Sept. 15, 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. 7… Continue reading

  • Sep 15, 2021
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Sequim council splits, passes resolution on vaccine passports

Majority says Constitutional rights being violated

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Seven nursing homes hit with COVID-19 outbreaks

Recent cases of COVID-19 have hit residents and staff at seven long-term care facilities in Clallam and Jefferson counties, leading to a total of 10… Continue reading

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Sound Bank donates to Free Pantry expansion in Agnew

Staff with Sound Community Bank recently presented $3,000 to volunteers with Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Little Free Pantry, 1033 Barr Road, in late August to… Continue reading

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Clallam panel maps plan for new boundaries

The Clallam County Districting Commission has mapped out a plan for re-drawing the boundaries of the three commissioner districts before the end of this year.… Continue reading

Three deaths from COVID-19 on peninsula

Three Clallam County residents died from COVID-19 over the weekend, raising the total number of deaths on the North Olympic Peninsula due to the disease… Continue reading

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Updated: Sequim council chooses Utah administrator to lead city

Contract negotiations begin next week

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Port Angeles man holed up in ONP said to be ready for revolution

A heavily armed Port Angeles man who holed up for nearly three days in Olympic National Park after warning of a revolution is being held… Continue reading

Physicians: Pandemic is in hands of community

Five doctors, amid the rise in COVID-19 deaths on the North Olympic Peninsula, asked for the community’s help during a public health briefing. “We are… Continue reading

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Sequim, first responders detail 9/11’s legacy

It was a Tuesday morning some two decades ago when Mark Abshire, a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, and speechwriter for the Secretary… Continue reading

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Peninsula COVID-19 deaths at 42

Seven new COVID-19 deaths of North Olympic Peninsula residents were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the total number of deaths from the novel coronavirus on the… Continue reading

UPDATED: Mask dispute postpones Sequim School Board meeting; meeting rescheduled for Monday on Zoom

Editor’s note: The Sequim School Board’s Sept. 7 regular meeting will resume at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, via Zoom; go to go.boarddocs.com/wa/sequim/Board.nsf/vpublic?open for the… Continue reading

UPDATE: Man found dead inside burned Diamond Point travel trailer

An unidentified, man was found dead last Wednesday inside a Diamond Point travel trailer that was consumed by flames, authorities said. By the time a… Continue reading

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Berry critics pack into board meeting

ORONAVIRUS Berry critics pack into board meeting Most eschew masks, downplay deaths A quieter version of the anti-Dr. Allison Berry, anti-vaccination-mandate rally on Friday at… Continue reading

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