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As part of the construction plan to build and move a new Hurd Creek Hatchery, crews will remove and fill in a large fish pond. Demolition must wait for the new, nearby facility to be complete, according to state documents.

Hurd Creek hatchery to be moved from floodplain

Construction expected through summer 2024

 

Mobile showers may not be coming to Sequim

Staff says cost would be expensive and could create additional issues

 

Photo courtesy of Brandan McCarty/ Sequim Police continue to narrow down DNA evidence in the murder of Sequim’s Valerie Claplanhoo on Jan. 2, 2019.

Murder investigation still going after 4 years

Police search narrows with DNA test results

 

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About 100 people gathered in support of Sequim School District's proposed CTE building at Sequim City Council's last meeting. More than 20 people spoke in favor of the project in a public hearing.

Sequim council approves $250K for CTE facility

City’s contribution part of effort to raise $1 million

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About 100 people gathered in support of Sequim School District's proposed CTE building at Sequim City Council's last meeting. More than 20 people spoke in favor of the project in a public hearing.
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A new bronze plaque recreates Arnold Friberg’s “The Prayer at Valley Forge” outside George Washington Inn. Co-owner Dan Abbott said he commissioned it from Minnesota artist Ross Pollard.

George Washington Inn adds bronze ‘Prayer at Valley Forge’

An iconic piece of art is now a permanent fixture at George Washington Inn and Washington Lavender Farm. Co-owner Dan Abbott recently placed… Continue reading

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A new bronze plaque recreates Arnold Friberg’s “The Prayer at Valley Forge” outside George Washington Inn. Co-owner Dan Abbott said he commissioned it from Minnesota artist Ross Pollard.
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 Howard “Scooter” Chapman makes the first  bet at 7 Cedars Casino’s new Cedars Sportsbook at 270756 U.S. Highway 101 east of Sequim. on Thursday.

Scooter starts the betting in Blyn

Local sports icon Howard “Scooter” Chapman made the first legal bet in Clallam County at 7 Cedars Casino’s new Cedars Sportsbook on Thursday.… Continue reading

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 Howard “Scooter” Chapman makes the first  bet at 7 Cedars Casino’s new Cedars Sportsbook at 270756 U.S. Highway 101 east of Sequim. on Thursday.

Sequim man sentenced to seven years for child molestation

A 66-year-old Sequim man was sentenced to seven years in prison in late December after admitting he molested a child. George Henry… Continue reading

Sequim Council wants highway safety project to be 2023 legislative priority

Other requests include new city shop, utility connections, rent caps

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Visitors look at the Dungeness River near the site in 2017 where Clallam County officials continue to seek support for the Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir.

Sequim council drafts letter to support county reservoir project

Sequim City Council members have unanimously agreed to a letter of support for the Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir. Carol Creasey, Clallam County senior planner… Continue reading

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Visitors look at the Dungeness River near the site in 2017 where Clallam County officials continue to seek support for the Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir.
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Volunteers with the Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild gather for a photo during their volunteer appreciation luncheon in Olympic Theatre Arts. It was their first event honoring volunteers since 2017.

Hospital Guild honors its own as thrift shop keeps giving back

Thrift Shop given about $64,000 to local agencies in 2022

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Volunteers with the Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild gather for a photo during their volunteer appreciation luncheon in Olympic Theatre Arts. It was their first event honoring volunteers since 2017.
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For the second year, River Jensen, left, and her mom Anna Larsen plan to use stockings for River’s Christmas Project to supply toiletries to local homeless people and others in crisis. River, now 16, started the project seven years ago.

River’s Christmas Project asks for support to supply stockings

There have been plenty of reasons to stop or take a break — the loss of her father, COVID-19 and/or the busy schedule… Continue reading

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For the second year, River Jensen, left, and her mom Anna Larsen plan to use stockings for River’s Christmas Project to supply toiletries to local homeless people and others in crisis. River, now 16, started the project seven years ago.
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Megan Caldwell returns to Carrie Blake Community Park to work with her dad Bert to help place meal bags in vehicles during the Family Holiday Food Bag Distribution Day.

Sequim provides meal bags for Thanksgiving weekend

Community helps to provide food for 800-plus families

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Megan Caldwell returns to Carrie Blake Community Park to work with her dad Bert to help place meal bags in vehicles during the Family Holiday Food Bag Distribution Day.
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Kathy Joyner, co-organizer of Toys for Sequim Kids, helps Jean Ann Houk size up a T-shirt for one of her children at the 2021 event in Sequim Prairie Grange. This year’s event is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 14.
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Kathy Joyner, co-organizer of Toys for Sequim Kids, helps Jean Ann Houk size up a T-shirt for one of her children at the 2021 event in Sequim Prairie Grange. This year’s event is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 14.
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Downtown tree becomes Sequim’s Christmas tree

Lighting part of Hometown Holidays next weekend

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Two of three people accepted plea agreements in regard with a June burglary of Coastal Farm and Ranch in Sequim.

Two plead guilty in Coastal store burglary

Third person awaits hearing, resolution

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Two of three people accepted plea agreements in regard with a June burglary of Coastal Farm and Ranch in Sequim.
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Littlejohn properties purchased

Fifth Avenue, The Lodge and Sherwood Assisted Living part of sale

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Sequim Irrigation Festival reveals logo, tagline

Design shows water flowing through and into irrigation ditches

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Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Sequim Police Department deputy chief Mike Hill reports that a nonpartisan group of ballot box observers at 651 W. Washington St. have not broken any laws and have obeyed state law despite some residents' calls of concern about alleged harassment. “Harassment isn’t passive … and just sitting in a public place,” he said.

Observers watching at ballot dropboxes

Police say no laws are being broken

Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash/ Sequim Police Department deputy chief Mike Hill reports that a nonpartisan group of ballot box observers at 651 W. Washington St. have not broken any laws and have obeyed state law despite some residents' calls of concern about alleged harassment. “Harassment isn’t passive … and just sitting in a public place,” he said.