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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)

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society purchases property for ‘Kitty City’

Formerly disc golf course, church, building will now house cats, kittens, small animals

Sequim schools looking toward 2021-2022 plans

Possible daily in-person education this fall

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Sequim’s ‘George Washington’ selected for Independence Day event

Vern Frykholm has appeared throughout the Puget Sound region as George Washington, portraying the first president in parades, at schools, for local festivals,… Continue reading

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Lawsuit alleges sex discrimination

Sequim schools employee says ‘malicious lies’ spread

Dungeness River Audubon Center director Powell Jones, right, helps guide a tour of the center’s renovation to Sequim Sunrise Rotary Foundation board members. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

River Center gets $250K boost from Sequim Sunrise Rotary

Tour provides glimpse of facility under construction

Dungeness River Audubon Center director Powell Jones, right, helps guide a tour of the center’s renovation to Sequim Sunrise Rotary Foundation board members. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim School District considers change to elementary model

Shift would put preK-2 in one school, grades 3-5 in another

Family and friends plan to honor the memory of Don Knapp, a longtime coach and volunteer of youth athletics, at the Sequim Little League's James Standard Memorial park on Sunday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Family, friends look to honor Knapp

Longtime coach, volunteer to be remembered Sunday

Family and friends plan to honor the memory of Don Knapp, a longtime coach and volunteer of youth athletics, at the Sequim Little League's James Standard Memorial park on Sunday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Sequim Irrigation Festival’s 2021 royalty get their first look at the float set for this year’s schedule of parades at a reveal event on Saturday at 7 Cedars Hotel and Casino. Pictured, from left, are princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, queen Hannah Hampton and princess Sydney VanProyen. The float bears the theme “A Place For You to Rome,” complete with Roman architecture and designs overseen by longtime float builder/coordinator Guy Horton. The reveal preceded the annual Kick Off Dinner and Auction, a major annual fundraiser for the festival. With some COVID-related restrictions still in place, most of the events have been moved to May 8. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Irrigation Festival float

Sequim’s annual Irrigation Festival, Washington state’s longest continuous community festival now in its 126th year, kicked off the parade season with the float reveal at… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival’s 2021 royalty get their first look at the float set for this year’s schedule of parades at a reveal event on Saturday at 7 Cedars Hotel and Casino. Pictured, from left, are princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, queen Hannah Hampton and princess Sydney VanProyen. The float bears the theme “A Place For You to Rome,” complete with Roman architecture and designs overseen by longtime float builder/coordinator Guy Horton. The reveal preceded the annual Kick Off Dinner and Auction, a major annual fundraiser for the festival. With some COVID-related restrictions still in place, most of the events have been moved to May 8. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)