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Police blotter — Aug. 19, 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. Aug. 12… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2020

Sequim schools will start remotely on Sept. 2

School district leaders in Clallam County preparing various modified plans to open buildings to students for the start of the 2020-2021 school year saw their… Continue reading

Clallam sees 6 more COVID cases

Six new COVID-19 cases were reported in Clallam County, raising its case rate to 81 per 100,000 people for the past two weeks, moving it… Continue reading

Clallam records 10 new COVID-19 cases

Clallam County continues to see an uptick in COVID-19 cases with 10 new positives reported Sunday, the most in a single day in the county… Continue reading

Sequim Lions step up for resident’s steps

Despite a worldwide pandemic that shut down their two largest fundraisers of the year, the Sequim Valley Lions are making sure no projects — or… Continue reading

First COVID-19 death in Clallam County reported; man in 80s had underlying health conditions

The Clallam County Department of Health on Aug. 14 reported the first Clallam County resident to die from the 2019 novel coronavirus. The county resident… Continue reading

Two new cases each in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Clallam and Jefferson counties on Thursday each added two more COVID-19 cases to their totals. Jefferson County has had 57 confirmed cases while Clallam County… Continue reading

Clallam finds 3 COVID cases; new Jefferson County order gives teeth to masking rule

Restaurants, grocery stores and gas-station delis in Jefferson County must comply with COVID-19 regulations or risk losing their operating permit. Dr. Tom Locke, Jefferson County… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases on peninsula

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday. Clallam County’s case total held at 136 on Tuesday and Jefferson… Continue reading

‘Drive-through’ Back to School Fair set for Aug. 29

Like many community events affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sequim’s annual Back to School Fair that brings needed school supplies and information to local students… Continue reading

Colonial Festival continues in adapted fashion

Organizers hope to fully come back in 2021

Community News Briefs — Aug. 12, 2020

Guild sets fundraiser at Pumpkin Patch The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be selling homemade pies, jams and jellies at the Pumpkin Patch… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

Fair trade fashion show finds roots in Dungeness

Debut set for Sept. 4 at Impact Fashion online

Olympic Peninsula YMCAs open this week

After a more than fourth-month closure, YMCA facilities on the Olympic Peninsula once again open — with a number of health-related modifications. New guidelines released… Continue reading

Peninsula health officials discuss schools reopening

North Olympic Peninsula health officers met virtually with school district superintendents Tuesday to review plans to reopen schools — and keep them open — in… Continue reading

Police blotter — Aug. 12, 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. Aug. 3… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020

Ruling again cuts Olympic Medical Center funds

Olympic Medical Center commissioners have learned details of a federal Court of Appeals reversal of a lower court ruling on site-neutral Medicare payments. July’s reversal… Continue reading

Sequim staff prepare options for workforce housing development

Planning director anticipates proposals in coming months

Suspected burglar arrested with stolen truck

A 26-year-old Port Angeles man was arrested on multiple theft and drug charges in connection with the alleged theft of a pickup from the Sequim… Continue reading

Legislative races set for November

Three familiar political faces and one new one emerged as leaders in the Aug. 4 primary election voting for two 24th Legislative District seats. Incumbent… Continue reading