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Firefighters pay tribute to Capt. Charles “Chad” Cate at a memorial service at Sequim High School on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Hundreds remember firefighter, father, coach

Capt. Charles ‘Chad’ Cate known for his professionalism, wit

 

Clallam County Fire District 3 personnel, along with other Olympic Peninsula fire departments, first responders and firends, honor Fire District 3 Capt. Charles “Chad” Cate with a procession of vehicles through Sequim on Jan. 13. Here, the procession passes by District 3’s station on North Fifth Avenue in Sequim. Cate was found deceased in his bunk in the early morning hours of Jan. 12. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim loses fire district captain in line of duty

Cate, 46, to be remembered with Saturday service

 

Sequim school board approves business plan for CTE facility

City public hearing for support set Jan. 25

 

Haller Foundation contributes $40K toward Sequim CTE effort

Grant to aid in getting state help for vocational facility

Blown-down trees that have been cut and removed from nearby forested areas of Robin Hill County Park await removal from a staging area next to the Olympic Discovery Trail within the park between Sequim and Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Robin Hill Farm Park closed for cleanup until late winter

Clallam County works to clear tree blowdown

Blown-down trees that have been cut and removed from nearby forested areas of Robin Hill County Park await removal from a staging area next to the Olympic Discovery Trail within the park between Sequim and Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Sequim woman in 90s escapes car fire

Neighbor provides aid

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Dave Rice, a principal water resources engineer with Anchor QEA — the lead engineering company for the Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir project — gives an overview of the project to the audience at an open house at the Dungeness River Nature Center.

Plans detailed for Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir project

Residents concerned about proposed height of embankment

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Dave Rice, a principal water resources engineer with Anchor QEA — the lead engineering company for the Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir project — gives an overview of the project to the audience at an open house at the Dungeness River Nature Center.

Sequim schools seek funding for vocational facility on campus

Council seeks input from residents about requested pledge

Holiday decorations go missing on Diamond Point

The Grinch came early this year. Or that’s how it seems to residents to Diamond Point Road, who saw a number of… Continue reading

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Finley Loveless, 3, of Sequim spends some quality time with Santa Claus (Stephen Rosales) at the Hometown Holidays event Saturday afternoon in downtown Sequim. Along with photos with Santa and the royalty, other festivities included live music, a tree-lighting ceremony, Sequim Museum & Arts’ Tractor Parade and more.

Holidays welcomed on the Peninsula

Finley Loveless, 3, of Sequim spends some quality time with Santa Claus (Stephen Rosales) at the Hometown Holidays event Saturday afternoon in downtown Sequim. Along… Continue reading

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Finley Loveless, 3, of Sequim spends some quality time with Santa Claus (Stephen Rosales) at the Hometown Holidays event Saturday afternoon in downtown Sequim. Along with photos with Santa and the royalty, other festivities included live music, a tree-lighting ceremony, Sequim Museum & Arts’ Tractor Parade and more.
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Golf at Sunland now open to public

CH Investment Fund purchases formerly private Sequim course

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Led by conductor Jerome Wright and accompanied by Mark Johnson, the Peninsula Singers last week rehearse for upcoming fall concert dates at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Peninsula Singers to offer ‘A Season of Gratitude’

Concerts set for Saturday, Sunday

Led by conductor Jerome Wright and accompanied by Mark Johnson, the Peninsula Singers last week rehearse for upcoming fall concert dates at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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The cast of the Sequim community play “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a fundraiser for the Sequim Food Bank, rehearses a piece in mid-October.

A food-raiser in technicolor

Sequim stage veterans bring back ‘Joseph’ to boost local nonprofit

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The cast of the Sequim community play “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a fundraiser for the Sequim Food Bank, rehearses a piece in mid-October.
Diana Dupuis, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission director, talks about development of the Miller Peninsula State Park property with meeting attendees following an open house in Blyn. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Residents still oppose park plan

Scrutiny continues for Miller Peninsula

Diana Dupuis, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission director, talks about development of the Miller Peninsula State Park property with meeting attendees following an open house in Blyn. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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A number of neighbors and users of Miller Peninsula State Park hope to limit the proposed development of the property as state officials consider making it a “destination park.” (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Open house to spotlight changes at Miller Peninsula State Park

Village Concept is one of three state is considering

A number of neighbors and users of Miller Peninsula State Park hope to limit the proposed development of the property as state officials consider making it a “destination park.” (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Sequim stadium and field get blessings, names

The way Ron Allen sees it, the Sequim community and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe are figuratively “joined at the hip.” Allen — the tribe’s… Continue reading

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Stoffer resigns Sequim School Board position

District taking applications

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Photo by Fran Reisner Thompson / From left, Denali (skippered by Bob BacCauley), Pinafore (skippered by Bernie Armstrong) and Sirius (skippered by Durkee Richards) compete in the Reach and Row for Hospice on Sequim Bay on Sunday.

Sequim’s Reach and Row for Hospice draws big crowd

Some good-natured competition on Sequim Bay in mid-September proved to be another boon for local hospice advocates. Dozens of teams and individuals turned… Continue reading

Photo by Fran Reisner Thompson / From left, Denali (skippered by Bob BacCauley), Pinafore (skippered by Bernie Armstrong) and Sirius (skippered by Durkee Richards) compete in the Reach and Row for Hospice on Sequim Bay on Sunday.
Wind Child, skippered by Rudy Heessels, one of the perennial participants in the annual Reach and Row for Hospice, competes in a Duck Dodge race in August. Heessels’ crew in this race included Charlie Roberts, Mylo Hauptli and Leon Skerbeck. (Fran Thompson)

Reach, Row for Hospice to set sail this weekend

Annual fundraiser to be conducted on Sequim Bay

Wind Child, skippered by Rudy Heessels, one of the perennial participants in the annual Reach and Row for Hospice, competes in a Duck Dodge race in August. Heessels’ crew in this race included Charlie Roberts, Mylo Hauptli and Leon Skerbeck. (Fran Thompson)