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Health officers discuss school COVID cases

Although some individual students have been confirmed to have COVID-19, health officers say they have seen no virus transmission in classes on the North Olympic… Continue reading

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City hosts community talks on race, equity and inclusion

Two virtual events set for March 20, 23

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Community news briefs — March 17, 2021

School shred event slated for Saturday Five Acre School hosts a fundraising community shred event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2021
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Olympic Medical Physicians clinic adds three staffers

Olympic Medical Center recently welcomed three new providers to the Olympic Medical Physicians’ walk-in clinic in Port Angeles, the organization announced last week. Dr. Naffie… Continue reading

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Pedestrian, 81, dies after collision on highway

Man hit while crossing 101 in the dark

Richard O’Neill, seen rehearsing for one of his solo appearances with the Port Angeles Symphony, won a Grammy Award on Sunday, March 14, for best classical instrumental solo recording. File photo by Diane Urbani de la Paz/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Peninsula violist O’Neill wins Grammy award

Sequim native gets nod with best classical music performance

Richard O’Neill, seen rehearsing for one of his solo appearances with the Port Angeles Symphony, won a Grammy Award on Sunday, March 14, for best classical instrumental solo recording. File photo by Diane Urbani de la Paz/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Police Blotter — March 17, 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 9… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2021
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Sequim Association of Realtors names its 2020 award winners

Sumpter named Realtor of the Year

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Sequim man pleads guilty to attempted insurance fraud charge

A Sequim man pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court on Feb. 22 to one count of attempting to file a false insurance claim in… Continue reading

Prior to the pandemic, North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders could be seen at the Clallam County Fair, the Dungeness River Festival and at their annual train show.

Train club seeks new space for peninsula railway model

History Center explores options for Lincoln School

Prior to the pandemic, North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders could be seen at the Clallam County Fair, the Dungeness River Festival and at their annual train show.
A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle reportedly drifted off U.S. Highway 101 and into a building near River Road in Sequim. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

Port Angeles man drives off highway, through fence, hits building

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon, March 11, after his vehicle drifted off U.S. Highway 101,… Continue reading

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle reportedly drifted off U.S. Highway 101 and into a building near River Road in Sequim. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol)
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Washington state’s only Native American lawmaker cuts a path in Olympia

Lekanoff is leading call to eliminate Native American team names

  • Mar 13, 2021
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Volunteer nurse Michelle Grinnell preps COVID-19 vaccination doses at the Jamestown Family Health Clinic drive-thru clinic in Sequim on March 4. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Tribe opens vaccinations for 50-plus; open slots available for March 16, March 18

Effective immediately, those aged 50 and older — including spouses who may be younger than 50 — may register for any Jamestown Family Health Clinic… Continue reading

Volunteer nurse Michelle Grinnell preps COVID-19 vaccination doses at the Jamestown Family Health Clinic drive-thru clinic in Sequim on March 4. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
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Three vying for conservation district board

The Clallam Conservation District has three candidates to fill a vacancy on the board. Candidates include: Lori DeLorm of Sequim, a fisheries technician who has… Continue reading

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All counties moving to Phase 3 by March 22

By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Service All counties are eligible for Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Healthy Washington reopening plan on March 22. Inslee… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2021

More to open up in the state as COVID restrictions ease

North Olympic Peninsula indoor businesses can increase occupancy from 25 percent to 50 percent indoors starting March 22 following Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement on Thursday… Continue reading

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Essential workers now eligible for Dose 1 vaccines

Beginning today, Thursday, March 11, essential workers — including agriculture, food processing, grocery stores, food banks, public transit, corrections and courts — may register for… Continue reading

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COVID-19 vaccine pause is possible

More than 2 million doses of vaccine against COVID-19 have been administered statewide since mid-December, and the North Olympic Peninsula is leading the state in… Continue reading

Community news briefs — March 10, 2021

Sequim Friends’ library sale set The Friends of Sequim Library March 2021 book sale is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, at… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2021
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Food distribution nearly doubles in 2020 for Sequim Food Bank

Leaders approaching 2021 quarter by quarter

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