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Olympic Peninsula man in 80s dies of COVID-19

A Clallam County man in his 80s died Sunday from COVID-19, raising the total number of deaths caused by the virus to 23 on the… Continue reading

Tsunami sirens added to Peninsula

A total of eight new tsunami sirens have been added during the past two years to the coastlines of the North Olympic Peninsula — seven… Continue reading

Masks required indoors in Clallam, Jefferson counties starting Monday

Everyone 5-years-old and older will be required to wear masks inside businesses, restaurants and government buildings starting Monday in Jefferson and Clallam counties. The requirement… Continue reading

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Sequim Prairie Nights shines in the daytime

Another big turnout at Sequim’s downtown show-and-shine has funds raised to help a trio of locals with their future schooling. Saturday’s Sequim Prairie Nights car… Continue reading

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2021 Election: Schmeck leads tight race for at-large Sequim School Board position

A candidate for Sequim School Board who said she was withdrawing from the race soon after she filed is leading after initial returns in the… Continue reading

2021 Election: Fire commissioner hopefuls Nicholas, Chamlee advance to general

Jeff Nicholas and Duane Chamlee topped the vote counts in the primary election for Sequim-area Clallam County Fire District 3 Position 1 commissioner, but only… Continue reading

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2021 Election: Jeffers, Rogers to face off in Olympic Medical Center board general election

Health care facility director Heather Jeffers said last week she was not surprised she is the top vote-getter in the Olympic Medical Center commissioner primary… Continue reading

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‘Tea with Cops’ session set for Aug. 12

Clallam Mosaic and Clallam County Parent to Parent are continuing “Bridges to Communication,” the group’s free virtual series, with a visit from officer Tom Kuch… Continue reading

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City council appoints mayor to MAT advisory committee

Social Services Navigator to serve facility for at least three years

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Clallam commissioners award $5.5M bid for first phase of Lower Dungeness levee project

Clallam County commissioners have awarded a $5.5 million bid for the earthwork phase of the Lower Dungeness levee setback project. Commissioners Mark Ozias and Bill… Continue reading

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Colonial Fest returns to George Washington Inn

Event shares takes of life during the Revolutionary War

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Community news briefs — Aug. 11, 2021

Stamp Show set for new venue The Strait Stamp Show returns to a new venue from 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 at the Guy… Continue reading

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Little free pantry to expand in Agnew

Agnew’s Little Free Pantry is close to expansion at the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 Barr Road. Last week, organizers received $2,500 from Molina Healthcare… Continue reading

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Milestone: City of Sequim get Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance Award

The City of Sequim Water Reclamation Facility recently received a “Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance” award for 2020 by the Washington State Department of Ecology.… Continue reading

Officials seeking input for Olympic National Park air tour plan

The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking public feedback on a draft Air Tour Management Plan proposed for Olympic… Continue reading

Sequim chamber to honor essential workers at annual picnic

This year’s Picnic in the Park will be a unique one for the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce. Local business and community leaders on Aug.… Continue reading

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Sharp reflects on 30 years as a Sequim firefighter

Firefighter looks to new focus on paramedicine in Port Angeles

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Woman’s COVID death is 18th in Clallam County

A woman in her 60s has died of COVID-19, raising the total number of deaths in Clallam County to 18 and 22 for the North… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center budget anticipates 60 percent Medicare cut

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners has approved a $221 million budget for 2020, including a 1 percent levy increase. The commissioners unanimously approved… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center considers how to expand emergency service in Sequim

Olympic Medical Center is in the “discovery phase” of a plan to expand urgent care service in Sequim, CEO Darryl Wolfe said. Hospital officials have… Continue reading