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A schematic details the Rivers Edge setback levee, construction of which is in progress and expected to finish in September. Map courtesy of Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Levee setback aims to provide flood protection, protect salmon

Jamestown S’Klallam tribe replacing old structure

 

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Sequim girls basketball head coach Linsay Rapelje, at right, has stepped down from the position after leading the team to a state tournament berth and a 43-17 record over the last three seasons.

PREPS: Successful Sequim girls basketball, soccer coaches step aside

Rapelje and Vander Velde guided teams to state berths

 

Members of the Sequim Wheelers break out all four of the nonprofit’s adaptive bikes for the first time on June 21, the first day of summer. (Photo by Tom Coonelly)

Sequim Wheelers are on a roll again

Nonprofit group now has four adaptive bicycles

 

John Lorentzen visits with graduating senior Delaney Nucci after the Sequim High School 2021 graduation ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Nucci family)

Choir teacher heading to Port Angeles

After a decade in Sequim, Lorentzen back at alma mater

John Lorentzen visits with graduating senior Delaney Nucci after the Sequim High School 2021 graduation ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Nucci family)

Sequim School Board OKs administrators’ pay raises

Several Sequim School District administrators are getting pay bumps after the district’s school board approved salary increases. Board directors on June 21 unanimously… Continue reading

Sequim chamber kicks off 70% Club

Program to support vaccinations, local efforts

Primary election candidates tout experience, spotlight issues at forum

Online event sees hopefuls for school, fire district, hospital boards

Registered nurses Kelly Bower and Dmitriy Lisenkoff prepare COVID-19 vaccination doses at the Jamestown Family Health Clinic drive-thru clinic in Sequim in March. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim’s 2020 Citizens of Year: Essential workers

Chamber selects group for pandemic efforts

Registered nurses Kelly Bower and Dmitriy Lisenkoff prepare COVID-19 vaccination doses at the Jamestown Family Health Clinic drive-thru clinic in Sequim in March. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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State to talk future of Sequim-area parks Wednesday

Miller Peninsula, Sequim Bay State Park in spotlight at virtual meeting

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Sequim writer explores, love, loss and grief with ‘Lifting Stones’

To some — including the writer himself — it seems Doug Stanfield is coming into the writing world of poetry late in the… Continue reading

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Family, Jamestown S’Klallam rededicate Pioneer Memorial Park’s restored totem in Sequim

“I can see so much love in this.” Loni Grenninger’s words Saturday morning encapsulated a warm reception and re-dedication of a totem at… Continue reading

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A sign at the west entrance informs of the indefinite closure of the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Clallam County Fair officials have cancelled the annual fair for a second year.

Board cancels 2021 Clallam County Fair

Smaller 4-H shows planned

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A sign at the west entrance informs of the indefinite closure of the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Clallam County Fair officials have cancelled the annual fair for a second year.

Clallam County takes next step in adjusting commissioner districts

The next step in aligning Clallam County’s three commissioner districts to current populations is in place as local officials prepare to redraw… Continue reading

Personnel with Life Flight Network, Olympic Ambulance and Clallam County Fire District 3 secure a patient for transport Friday morning from a helipad in Sequim. The 69-year-old Port Angeles man was injured in a single car roll-over on U.S. Highway 101. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Port Angeles man airlifted after rollover on 101 near Sequim

A 69-year-old Port Angeles man was listed in satisfactory condition Saturday at a Seattle hospital after a single-car wreck on U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Personnel with Life Flight Network, Olympic Ambulance and Clallam County Fire District 3 secure a patient for transport Friday morning from a helipad in Sequim. The 69-year-old Port Angeles man was injured in a single car roll-over on U.S. Highway 101. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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Sequim couple to ‘retire’ tree donation efforts

12,000 seedlings given to tribe restoration efforts

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Sequim Soroptimists start online auction

Nonprofit seeks funds for programs for women, girls

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With master of ceremonies Stephen Rosales serving as virtual guide, the 2021 Sequim Irrigation Festival Grand Parade-turned-Procession makes its way through downtown Sequim late Saturday afternoon. Festival royalty includes, from left, princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, float builder Guy Horton, princess Sydney VanProyen and queen Hannah Hampton. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

The Irrigation Festival goes on

and virtual — forms this past weekend, with a slew of online events combined with an… Continue reading

With master of ceremonies Stephen Rosales serving as virtual guide, the 2021 Sequim Irrigation Festival Grand Parade-turned-Procession makes its way through downtown Sequim late Saturday afternoon. Festival royalty includes, from left, princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, float builder Guy Horton, princess Sydney VanProyen and queen Hannah Hampton. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Jenny Preston of Chimacum's Snow Creek Leather works on a belt at the Sequim Irrigation Festival's Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair in downtown Sequim pn Saturday. "I've been coming to this festival since as long as I can remember, possibly the 1970s," Preston said. With health restrictions in place the festival moved all but two events — the fair and the Grand Parade-turned-procession — to virtual presentations. See irrigationfestival.com. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Irrigation Festival fair ongoing in Sequim

Jenny Preston of Chimacum’s Snow Creek Leather works on a belt at the Sequim Irrigation Festival’s Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair in downtown Sequim on… Continue reading

Jenny Preston of Chimacum's Snow Creek Leather works on a belt at the Sequim Irrigation Festival's Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair in downtown Sequim pn Saturday. "I've been coming to this festival since as long as I can remember, possibly the 1970s," Preston said. With health restrictions in place the festival moved all but two events — the fair and the Grand Parade-turned-procession — to virtual presentations. See irrigationfestival.com. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Mayor William Armacost's T-shirt worn during a recent shopping trip has been posted on a variety of Facebook sites. The PDN has blurred a profane word on the shirt. It is not known who took the photo that has prompted many social media comments and letters to the editor.

Sequim mayor’s T-shirt draws attention

Message on garment prompts responses

Mayor William Armacost's T-shirt worn during a recent shopping trip has been posted on a variety of Facebook sites. The PDN has blurred a profane word on the shirt. It is not known who took the photo that has prompted many social media comments and letters to the editor.
Myron Teterud, a longtime Sequim schools and community supporter, gives the crowd a salute after being honored as “Fan of the Century” at Sequim High School’s centennial celebration in January 2011. Friends and acquaintances are mourning Teterud’s death on April 29. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim School District urged to name athletic field after longtime fan

Late Myron Teterud known for being big sports booster

Myron Teterud, a longtime Sequim schools and community supporter, gives the crowd a salute after being honored as “Fan of the Century” at Sequim High School’s centennial celebration in January 2011. Friends and acquaintances are mourning Teterud’s death on April 29. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)