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Crosswalk collision sends two sisters to hospital with one dying from injuries

Anderson remembered for love of God, family, gardening

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COVID-19 cases continue rise on peninsula, cases straining area health care

Clallam County medical personnel already are feeling the strain of a “significant uptick” in COVID-19 cases, Health Officer Dr. Allison Unthank said during the monthly… Continue reading

Peninsula adds 30 new COVID-19 cases

County health officers expect COVID-19 case numbers to continue to rise over the next few weeks, as Clallam County added 18 new cases and Jefferson… Continue reading

County cases reach record-high COIVD-19 numbers

Jefferson County entered the state’s high-risk category for COVID-19 on Monday, while Clallam County reported the largest daily increase in cases since the pandemic began,… Continue reading

Clallam County enters COVID-19 high-risk category

Clallam County has joined Jefferson County in the state’s COVID-19 high-risk category. As of Tuesday, Clallam County had a case rate of 87 per 100,000… Continue reading

Changes approved with Clallam County charter

It took just five years for voters to reverse course on deciding how their Clallam County commissioners should be elected, once again changing the home… Continue reading

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City’s $33.5M budget includes major paving projects

Pilot body cams project, new bridges in park part of proposed funds

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Toys for Sequim Kids continues this year on Dec. 9 at the Sequim Prairie Grange, with masks required for volunteers and families. Toy and donation sites are setup at several Sequim locations. Last year, the event provided 411 children from 140 families in the Sequim area. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Community Aid seeks donations for Toys for Kids program

Grange hosts holiday event Dec. 9 for Sequim families

Toys for Sequim Kids continues this year on Dec. 9 at the Sequim Prairie Grange, with masks required for volunteers and families. Toy and donation sites are setup at several Sequim locations. Last year, the event provided 411 children from 140 families in the Sequim area. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash
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Community News Briefs — Nov. 18, 2020

Guild store sales boost community health The Sequim Hospital Guild Thrift Store at 204 W. Bell St. is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. this Thursday and… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020
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Magic moments like this between Dylan Krashan and Santa Claus in 2018 won’t happen this year at the downtown Sequim tree lighting event due to pandemic protocols coming into place. The tree lighting moves online to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s website and social media pages. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Downtown tree lighting goes virtual

Hometown Holiday events continue to promote shopping local during pandemic

Magic moments like this between Dylan Krashan and Santa Claus in 2018 won’t happen this year at the downtown Sequim tree lighting event due to pandemic protocols coming into place. The tree lighting moves online to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s website and social media pages. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Driver leaves scene after collision with pole knocks out power

An alleged hit-and-run collision with a utility pole knocked out power to a neighborhood west of Sequim for about six hours into Monday morning. A… Continue reading

MAT hearing continues Wednesday

Decision on clinic expected in early December

Milestone: Clallam PUD gets Smart Energy Provider designation

PUD No. 1 of Clallam County recently earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating commitment to, and… Continue reading

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New COVID-19 restrictions in place as state shuts down again

A significant spike of COVID-19 cases across Washington state moved Gov. Jay Inslee to mandate restrictions on restaurants, fitness centers and other indoor activities to… Continue reading

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Olympic National Park names new Chief Ranger

Olympic National Park welcomed Scott Jacobs as the park’s new Chief Ranger, park officials announced this week. “Olympic National Park is truly extraordinary,” Jacobs said.… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Aerial treat for veterans

U.S. Navy veteran Lt. Cmdr. Frank Hurlbut, 92, takes a tethered balloon ride with Capt. Crystal Stout of the Dream Catcher Balloon Program on Veterans… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020
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Police blotter — Nov. 18, 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. 10… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020
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Port Angeles garden club sets contests

The Port Angeles Garden Club is sponsoring several upcoming free youth contests in affiliation with National Garden Clubs, Inc. Contact Linda Skolnik at lindaskolnik@gmail.com or… Continue reading

Sequim schools won’t disclose information regarding on-leave administrators

The Sequim School District on Nov. 12 refused a request for public information into the reasons two top administrators are on leave, citing their right… Continue reading

Two treated and released after wrong-way collision in Sequim

A wrong-way driver caused a wreck that injured three on U.S. Highway 101 in Sequim on Nov. 8, the State Patrol said. Jeremiah S. Cannon,… Continue reading