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COVID-19 vaccinations by spring for most people

The North Olympic Peninsula had six more COVID-19 positives Sunday, with three in Clallam County and three in Jefferson County. Clallam got a welcome slow… Continue reading

COVID-19 outbreak investigated at Clallam County jail; 2 inmates test positive

Two inmates are in quarantine after testing positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus

Sequim School District seeking pro-con voices for levy proposals

Sequim School District officials are seeking input from citizens for committees being formed to write pro/con statements for the Clallam County Online Voters’ Guide for… Continue reading

Two more die of COVID-19 in Clallam

Clallam County confirmed two additional deaths due to COVID-19 Tuesday, and it also has seen a rise in hospitalizations, health officials said. Clallam County had… Continue reading

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UPDATED: Hearing Examiner to issue decision by Dec. 18 on MAT clinic

Olbrechts to consider options to add upon city, tribe conditions

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Burglaries reported at nail salon, health care businesses

More vandalism found at school properties

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City council approves $33.5M budget for Sequim

Capital projects maintained for 2021

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Community news briefs — Dec. 2, 2020

Drive-by with Santa set for Saturday Families can meet up with Santa and friends at a special “drive-by” event set for 9:30-11 a.m. on Saturday,… Continue reading

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Downtown tree ushers in Christmas season

A Christmas tradition started earlier than normal in Sequim thanks to COVID-19. Captain-Crystal Stout and a small team of physically-distanced elves helped light up the… Continue reading

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Police blotter — Dec. 2, 2020

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Nov. 20… Continue reading

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Rainbows and elk

Contributor Sara Maney spots this rainbow shining on one of Sequim’s iconic elk on Thursday, Nov. 19.… Continue reading

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Volunteer Phyllis Meyer of Sequim adds broth to make stuffing for a traditional Thanksgiving Eve lunch at the Port Angeles Salvation Army on Nov 25. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Salvation Army thanks God, community

Free meals planned today on Peninsula

Volunteer Phyllis Meyer of Sequim adds broth to make stuffing for a traditional Thanksgiving Eve lunch at the Port Angeles Salvation Army on Nov 25. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim councilors push ADUs, land use appeal talks to January

Potential changes address manufactured homes, hearings

Sequim schools to seek 4-year, $15 million capital projects levy

Seeking a solution to what they see as a long list of needed facility and technology upgrades, Sequim School District’s board of directors agreed Monday… Continue reading

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Sunshine Festival likely limited in second year

City considering fireworks on Fourth of July as alternative to drone show

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VHOCC to host online, in-person volunteer orientations

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) is offering community orientations, open to anyone seeking to learn more about hospice or curious about volunteering. From 11… Continue reading

Man in Carlsborg collision earlier this month dies

A driver who was in a three-car wreck on U.S. Highway 101 in Carlsborg earlier this month has died, the State Patrol reported. Justin J.… Continue reading

State launches voluntary COVID-19 tracing app

A smartphone app has been launched statewide and can alert users if they come into close contact with someone who has been exposed to COVID-19.… Continue reading

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Nurse and COVID-19 survivor Laura Dotlich sits next to a small pond at her home in rural Port Angeles on Thursday.
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Nurse and COVID-19 survivor Laura Dotlich sits next to a small pond at her home in rural Port Angeles on Thursday.

North Olympic Peninsula health officers to provide update Monday

The North Olympic Peninsula got a short reprieve with a relatively quiet day for COVID-19 cases with three new positives reported Sunday. That is the… Continue reading