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Finalists for the 2023 Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber Commerce’s Citizen of the Year award include, front row, from left, Carol Labbe and Pauline Olsen. Not pictured is the award recipient, Renne Emiko Brock, who was unable to attend the chamber’s annual awards luncheon on Tuesday. Pictured with Labbe and Olsen are, back row, from left, chamber President Eran Kennedy, chamber Executive Director Beth Pratt and Lorie Fazio, Citizen of the Year committee chair. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Art advocate Brock named Sequim Citizen of Year

Labbe, Olsen finalists for town’s top civic award

 

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe council leaders celebrate the opening of the tribe’s new library at its Blyn campus on Saturday. Pictured, from left, are treasurer Theresa Lehman, vice chair Loni Grinnell-Greninger, chair/CEO Ron Allen and secretary Rochelle Blankenship. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe celebrates library opening

Chairman/CEO: New facility is ‘second to none’

 

Sequim Citizen of the Year luncheon on Tuesday

Emiko Brock, Labbe, Olsen to be honored

 

Ethel Butler, a Sequim High graduate and longtime Olympic Peninsula resident, bequeathed nearly $1 million to the Albert Haller Foundation. (Marilyn Newton)

Bequest gives $959K to Haller Foundation

Cousin: ‘She didn’t live like a millionaire’

Ethel Butler, a Sequim High graduate and longtime Olympic Peninsula resident, bequeathed nearly $1 million to the Albert Haller Foundation. (Marilyn Newton)
Sequim’s Jack Henninger signs a letter of intent to play football at the University of Mary (North Dakota). The all-Olympic League kicker plans to study occupational therapy and kick for the Marauders’ football squad. Behind him are, from left, soccer coach David Breckenridge, football special teams coach Cody Buckmaster and football head coach Erik Wiker. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

COLLEGE SIGNING: Sequim’s Henninger signs to kick for University of Mary

Jack Henninger spent much of the fall with a laser focus of splitting the uprights. With the stroke of a pen, he now… Continue reading

Sequim’s Jack Henninger signs a letter of intent to play football at the University of Mary (North Dakota). The all-Olympic League kicker plans to study occupational therapy and kick for the Marauders’ football squad. Behind him are, from left, soccer coach David Breckenridge, football special teams coach Cody Buckmaster and football head coach Erik Wiker. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Irish-themed tunes in ‘Emerald Green & Navy Blue’

On this stage, everyone’s at least a little bit Irish. The Sequim City Band and guest Navy Band Northwest offer a St. Patrick’s… Continue reading

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Casey, a Great Dane, recuperates at Welfare For Animals Guild’s Half Way Home Ranch after being found on the West End with reported gunshot injuries and severe dehydration.

WAG rescues dog with gunshot injury

Agency seeks support for rescues’ major surgeries

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Casey, a Great Dane, recuperates at Welfare For Animals Guild’s Half Way Home Ranch after being found on the West End with reported gunshot injuries and severe dehydration.
From left, Jack Tatom, Wally Jenkins and Dan Kalinski cut, chop and split wood for cords, whose sales go directly to help the Path From Poverty nonprofit. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim woodcutters raise funds for nonprofit

Group of men come together for a cause

From left, Jack Tatom, Wally Jenkins and Dan Kalinski cut, chop and split wood for cords, whose sales go directly to help the Path From Poverty nonprofit. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Habitat gets $2M for state CHIP grant

Project would build 50 affordable units

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A 1918 Cadillac Type 57 owned by Marc Lassen of Gardiner is on display at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich.

Historic Cadillac featured at The Henry Ford

Gardiner owner features vehicle that served in WWI

Marc Lassen
A 1918 Cadillac Type 57 owned by Marc Lassen of Gardiner is on display at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Mich.

Clallam County commissioners agree to finish Towne Road in 2024

Barring any setbacks, completion of a key segment of Towne Road will be completed by the end of September. Clallam County commissioners on… Continue reading

Sequim’s Garrett Little returns a shot as he takes on North Kitsap’s Indigo Gallagher-Zapf in No. 1 singles play on Sept. 13. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim’s Garrett Little returns a shot as he takes on North Kitsap’s Indigo Gallagher-Zapf in No. 1 singles play on Sept. 13. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Firefighters fight a house fire in the 900 block of Hooker Road on Wednesday. Law enforcement continued to seek a Sequim man suspected for the blaze on Thursday.

UPDATE: Sequim man taken into custody after alleged assault, arson

David R. Burgess was taken into custody by Clallam County Sheriff’s deputies in the 1900 block of Palo Alto Road at about 8… Continue reading

Clallam County Fire District 3 
Firefighters fight a house fire in the 900 block of Hooker Road on Wednesday. Law enforcement continued to seek a Sequim man suspected for the blaze on Thursday.
Graphic courtesy of North Olympic Library System / The Outdoor Play Area at the soon-to-be-renovated Sequim Library — accessed through a gate on the building’s east side and the interior Children’s
Area — will be named in memory of Dorothy DeLand.

Sequim Library expansion draws donations

The Sequim Library Expansion and Renovation Project recently received three large donations. Spaces and features in the soon-to-be renovated library at 630 N.… Continue reading

Graphic courtesy of North Olympic Library System / The Outdoor Play Area at the soon-to-be-renovated Sequim Library — accessed through a gate on the building’s east side and the interior Children’s
Area — will be named in memory of Dorothy DeLand.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members help students ride the bus in September while helping direct traffic for parents at drop-off/pick-up for the K-2, 3-5 reconfiguration of Greywolf and Helen Haller elementary schools. Sequim School District officials have started conversations to consider changing bus routes to improve attendance and behavior, among other things. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim schools consider two-tiered bus system

Secondary students could start later in day

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members help students ride the bus in September while helping direct traffic for parents at drop-off/pick-up for the K-2, 3-5 reconfiguration of Greywolf and Helen Haller elementary schools. Sequim School District officials have started conversations to consider changing bus routes to improve attendance and behavior, among other things. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Frontier Dermatology opened its clinic at 565 Eureka Way in Sequim on Dec. 7. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Frontier Dermatology opens new clinic to fill void in Sequim

Patient care includes acne, warts, psoriasis, eczema and cancer

Frontier Dermatology opened its clinic at 565 Eureka Way in Sequim on Dec. 7. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Sequim's Jolene Vaara goes to the rim during a 2022-23 contest. Vaara won the Olympic League MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors while guiding the Wolves to a league title.
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Sequim's Jolene Vaara goes to the rim during a 2022-23 contest. Vaara won the Olympic League MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors while guiding the Wolves to a league title.
Judy Willman, daughter of University of Washington rowing team member Joe Rantz, signs a movie poster for the movie “The Boys in the Boat,” a tribute to the team’s rise to winning a gold medal in the 1936 Olympics. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Spotlight on ‘The Boys in the Boat’

Story with Sequim tie has advance screening

Judy Willman, daughter of University of Washington rowing team member Joe Rantz, signs a movie poster for the movie “The Boys in the Boat,” a tribute to the team’s rise to winning a gold medal in the 1936 Olympics. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, left, speaks in support of Eric Pickens, D-Sequim. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Pickens to run for state position

Aims for seat held by Mike Chapman

State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, left, speaks in support of Eric Pickens, D-Sequim. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sewer upgrades set at Sequim schools

Pumps to be replaced at elementary facilities