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Lindsey Coffman, last year’s Sequim Irrigation Festival queen, crowns Hannah Hampton in a virtual royalty pageant.

Queen, princesses crowned for virtual Sequim Irrigation Festival

Scholarship pageant makes its debut with online platform

Geoduck harvesting fatal for Port Angeles diver, 35

Air cord apparently tangled in debris

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Sophie Elan and Mark Katsikapes enjoy Tuesday afternoon at Port Townsend's Chetzemoka Park, which has received a $127,000 bequest from a Sequim woman who loved the spacious park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim benefactor supports three places

Funds split between PT park, pet care and hospice support

Marshall Jay Lewis enters Clallam County Superior Court in 2016 on charges related to the New Year's Day arson fire of the Beaver-area home of a woman who cut off a dating relationship with him. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Arsonist’s sentence reduced

Man to serve 8½ years after 24 months dropped

Clallam County to receive additional funds from state health department

Contract to cover distancing center, contact tracing

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Top 3 CBD Dog Treat Options For Your Pet in 2021

CBD products are becoming increasingly popular to treat many different ailments. It is one of more than 100 different cannabinoids… Continue reading

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Joan and Bill Henry of Sequim stroll along the Johnson Creek Trestle, part of the Olympic Discovery Trail spanning Johnson Creek east of Sequim. The 410-foot-long trestle was refurbished in 2003 from a former railroad span and opened to pedestrian traffic. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Spanning the trestle

Joan and Bill Henry of Sequim stroll along the Johnson Creek Trestle, part of the Olympic Discovery Trail spanning Johnson Continue reading...

Beach walkers stroll beneath the bluffs on the shore of Sequim Bay near Marlyn Nelson County Park at Port Williams east of Sequim on Saturday. The area is popular with beachcombers and offers views of Protection Island and the Miller Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Views from the beach

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Flags across the country were at half mast the past few days as the United States passed the dubious mark of half a million Americans having died of COVID-19. The flags at the Clallam County Courthouse were no exception as they fluttered in strong winds Tuesday at half staff. dlogan

Flags mark solemn remembrance

Flags across the country were at half staff part of this week as the United States passed the mark of Continue reading...

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Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East recently donated $1,500 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula through the Windermere Foundation. The club served 1,258 youth members and an additional 2,945 youths through outreach programs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the club set up remote learning support centers, provided free wi-fi and delivered 54,000 free healthy meals to low-income families. Pictured, left to right, are: Dollie Sparks and Alan Burwell, presenting the donation to Janet Gray and Tessa Jackson. Cole Tate and T.J. Rooke are in the back row.

Boys & Girls Club receives donation

Peninsula Daily News Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East recently donated $1,500 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula through Continue reading...

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Politics

Clallam County to receive additional funds from state health department

Contract to cover distancing center, contact tracing

 

Business
FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2020, file photo, Tony A. (Naschio) Johnson, center, elected chairman of the Chinook Indian Nation, plays a drum as he leads tribal members and supporters as they march to the federal courthouse in Tacoma, Wash., as they continue their efforts to regain federal recognition. As COVID-19 disproportionately affects Native American communities, many tribal leaders say the pandemic poses particular risks to tribes without federal recognition. The Chinook Nation received some federal funding through a local nonprofit for small tribes to distribute food to elders and help with electricity bills, tribal Johnson said. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Pandemic leaves tribes without US recognition at a higher risk

By Christine Fernando The Associated Press Rachel Lynne Cushman is used to getting calls from Chinook Nation members worried about Continue reading...

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Peninsula Home Fund
Cherish Cronmiller is the executive director for Olympic Community Action Programs. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

OlyCAP director: Peninsula generosity impressive

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Generous donors provide for Home Fund

Grants provide relief for residents

 

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Peninsula Home Fund information

Donations will go to local residents in need of ‘a hand up, not a handout’

 

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Generous donors get Peninsula Home Fund off to a healthy start

The 32nd annual Peninsula Home Fund campaign is underway. The Home Fund Continue reading...

 

Opinion

PAT NEAL: A fouled future for nature

Thank you for reading this. After reading about my ill-fated clam dig at Discovery Bay, where the clams and oysters Continue reading...

 

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Getting a real shot at hope

Phil confided in me as we drove toward the hospital. “I’m as excited as I was on our first date: Continue reading...