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State Parks offers two free days in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer two free days in January, when visitors to state parks will not need a Discover Pass… Continue reading

Weather — Dec. 25, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Dec. 17 47 35 Dec. 18 45 39 Dec. 19 45 34 Dec. 20 46 41 Dec. 21 45 44 Dec.… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2019
The Haller Elves sing and sign Christmas carols to the school board on Dec. 16. The second grade Elves included a deaf student, who performed alongside them. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

School board votes to offer Clark new contract

Positive survery results encourage board to keep interim superintendent

The Haller Elves sing and sign Christmas carols to the school board on Dec. 16. The second grade Elves included a deaf student, who performed alongside them. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

‘He loved Sequim; it was his life’s passion’: Littlejohn, longtime Sequim philanthropist and businessman, dies

Bill Littlejohn, a Sequim businessman who owned numerous senior care facilities and whose philanthropy and advocacy boosted dozens of local organizations, has died. Littlejohn died… Continue reading

Car club keeps tradition cruising at food bank

The Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Club Miata Northwest kept their tradition zooming on Dec. 12, donating funds and food to the Sequim Food Bank for… Continue reading

Christmas comes early with Toys for Sequim Kids

More than 300 children receive presents from community donations

City adds more garbage pickup options

Recycling rates to cause many bills to go up

Clallam County PUD rate increases set for 2020, 2021

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have approved 3.5 percent electric rate increases for 2020 and 2021. District commissioners voted 3-0 on Dec. 9 to… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Dec. 18, 2019

Cemetery commissioners reset meeting The Gardiner Community Cemetery Commissioners are rescheduling the Dec. 12 meeting to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, downstairs in the Gardiner… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Federal government agrees to pay back OMC for 2019 Medicare cuts

The Trump Administration has agreed to pay Olympic Medical Center’s Medicare claims from 2019 in full after a federal judge ruled 30 percent cuts to… Continue reading

Guild’s thrift shop donation to help CPR training

Eighty volunteers honored for service

Nash’s Organic Produce reduces store size

Produce, grain, flour and pork sales to continue in Dungeness

Police blotter — Dec. 18, 2019

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Dec. 10… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2019

Port receives three proposals for ownership or management of John Wayne Marina

Port of Port Angeles commissioners have received three proposals for the future of John Wayne Marina, including two from private companies seeking long-term leases to… Continue reading

Superintendent talks school bond plans with Sequim families

“As politely as I can put it, our buildings have seen better days,” interim superintendent says

Weather — Dec. 18, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Dec. 10 44 40 Dec. 11 46 36 Dec. 12 49 39 Dec. 13 48 33 Dec. 14 46 34 Dec.… Continue reading

Sequim businessman/philanthropist Bill Littlejohn dies

Bill Littlejohn, a Sequim businessman who owned numerous senior care facilities and whose philanthropy and advocacy boosted dozens of local organizations, has died. Friends and… Continue reading

City council votes down manufactured home park

Lavender Meadows would bring in 217 houses in three phases

Clallam County warns of jury duty scam

Law enforcement officials this month are warning local residents of a phone scam from a caller who uses a spoofed phone number to try to… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe awaits decision on oyster farm

Ruling expected from hearing examiner by Dec. 23