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Police blotter — Sept. 30, 2020

Sept. 22 8:16 a.m. — Vehicle accident, South Seventh Avenue/East Silberhorn Road 9:14 a.m. — Theft, 600 block of North Brown Road 10:09 a.m. —… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2020

Social media’s impact on politics in spotlight in ‘Hacking Democracy’

“Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics,” a free presentation, set for Oct. 3.

Wolves advocate for top Sequim High fan

Turns out that Sequim’s biggest fan has plenty of fans of his own. A cadre of Sequim Alumni Association members are looking to find a… Continue reading

Workshops set to help people build resilience

NOLS, Clallam Resilience Project team up for a virtual series of workshop sessions about resiliency

Sequim councilors pass ordinance to keep MAT appeal with hearing examiner

City councilors could hear appeals depending on decision timeline

Clallam County to dip into reserves in 2021

Clallam County will need to dip into its general fund reserves

Clallam under COVID-19 benchmark for 4 weeks

Jefferson Co. hit the two-week mark of no new COVID-19 cases, dropping its infection rate to zero.

No new virus cases on peninsula on Sunday

Jefferson County expected to reach infection rate of 0

Sequim Police arrest two men for alleged inn burglary, theft

Two men were arrested Thursday afternoon for alleged theft and burglary at a Sequim hotel. Sequim Police Officer Stephanie Benes said officers responded to trespassing… Continue reading

Clallam prepares for some in-person student instruction

County County reports four new COIVD-19 cases; Jefferson reports none

Sequim schools could open in early October

With Clallam County’s overall COVID-19 infection rate decreasing in recent weeks, Sequim school leaders are keeping an eye on opening its school doors to at… Continue reading

City of Sequim sets special Saturday meeting to consider changes to appeals process

Sequim City Council to host special meeting Sept. 26 to consider changes to appeals processes.

County health departments preparing for eventual vaccine distribution

Officials want COVID-19 vaccines to be ready by Nov. 1, but doses are not expected until 2021.

Sequim’s Larry and Susie Ormbrek offer leaves from their gunnera plant for people interested in creating their own concrete tables or bird baths using an online guide. They’ll trim the plants for the fall in the coming week or two. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim couple offers leaves for concrete table project

Ormbreks see gunnera grow bigger than expected

Sequim’s Larry and Susie Ormbrek offer leaves from their gunnera plant for people interested in creating their own concrete tables or bird baths using an online guide. They’ll trim the plants for the fall in the coming week or two. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Peninsula stays clear of new COVID-19 cases

Health officials are working with schools on re-opening guidelines; no new COVID-19 reported

Kendall, former CEO of PepsiCo and SHS grad, dies at 99

Donald Kendall learned the value of hard work early, getting up early to milk cows on his family’s dairy farm in Sequim in the 1920s… Continue reading

Sequim Police say after interviews, a 12-year-old admitted to vandalizing the exterior of Helen Haller Elementary and the Sequim School District’s concession stand. However, the child did not admit to vandalism inside one classroom at the school. Photo courtesy of Sequim Police Department

Child faces misdemeanor charges for school vandalism

A 12-year-old could face a misdemeanor charge of malicious mischief for allegedly vandalizing portions of Helen Haller Elementary and the Sequim School District’s concession stand.… Continue reading

Sequim Police say after interviews, a 12-year-old admitted to vandalizing the exterior of Helen Haller Elementary and the Sequim School District’s concession stand. However, the child did not admit to vandalism inside one classroom at the school. Photo courtesy of Sequim Police Department

City secures federal funds for Simdars Interchange project

Stakeholders to ask legislators for full design, construction costs

Community news briefs — Sept. 23, 2020

Bridge closure postponed A Hood Canal Bridge closure previously scheduled for Sept. 17-18, has been canceled, according to the state Department of Transportation. The scheduled… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2020

First Teacher sets series of parent events

A series of First Teacher parent meetings are offered on Zoom at 10 a.m. on most Mondays.