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Sequim man sentenced to 18 years for child rape

Judge: Actions were ‘appalling’

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Scott Edmundson, a PNNL-Sequim research botanist, speaks at PNNL-Sequim’s seawater propagation station with, from left, Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Secretary of Energy, U.S. representative Derek Kilmer, Geri Richmond, DOE’s undersecretary for Science and Innovation, and others about PNNL-Sequim’s efforts to harness essential minerals from the ocean and plant life.

Secretary of Energy tours Pacific Northwest National Laboratory-Sequim

Facility could see funding for research and development

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Scott Edmundson, a PNNL-Sequim research botanist, speaks at PNNL-Sequim’s seawater propagation station with, from left, Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Secretary of Energy, U.S. representative Derek Kilmer, Geri Richmond, DOE’s undersecretary for Science and Innovation, and others about PNNL-Sequim’s efforts to harness essential minerals from the ocean and plant life.
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The Strait Stamp Show on Saturday in the Guy Cole Event Center features free entry, free stamps for children, a penny table, door prizes and vendors.

Sequim stamp show Saturday celebrates wide-variety of tastes

As stamps circulate the world every day, local collectors look to bring some new and seasoned collectors from Canada and Western Washington to… Continue reading

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The Strait Stamp Show on Saturday in the Guy Cole Event Center features free entry, free stamps for children, a penny table, door prizes and vendors.
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Colonial soldiers shoot at the British in a skirmish reenactment during the Northwest Colonial Festival in 2021. It returns for four days today through Sunday with skirmishes and demonstrations at the George Washington Inn.
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Colonial soldiers shoot at the British in a skirmish reenactment during the Northwest Colonial Festival in 2021. It returns for four days today through Sunday with skirmishes and demonstrations at the George Washington Inn.
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Access from River Road to West Silberhorn Road was closed for several hours Monday after a cyclist died after being struck by a garbage truck.

Sequim man dies after he was hit by garbage truck

A Sequim man has died after he was struck by a garbage truck, reported the Sequim Police Department. Sgt. Carolee Edwards said Thomas… Continue reading

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Access from River Road to West Silberhorn Road was closed for several hours Monday after a cyclist died after being struck by a garbage truck.
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Haley Petty, 17, of Agnew earned reserve market champion with Roast the rabbit at the Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction on Saturday at the Sequim Prairie Grange. It was her fifth year selling animals at the auction.

Animal prices heat up during warm youth auction

Livestock sales help students with projects, schooling

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Haley Petty, 17, of Agnew earned reserve market champion with Roast the rabbit at the Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction on Saturday at the Sequim Prairie Grange. It was her fifth year selling animals at the auction.
Photo courtesy of Dan James
Nearly 800 people rode in the Tour de Lavender this weekend in Sequim and Dungeness valleys, with the event expected to raise $20,000 to help main the Olympic Peninsula Trail.

CYCLING: Tour de Lavender returns to pre-pandemic levels

Cyclists returned to pre-pandemic numbers for the Tour de Lavender on Saturday after a participant cap last year put in place because of… Continue reading

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Nearly 800 people rode in the Tour de Lavender this weekend in Sequim and Dungeness valleys, with the event expected to raise $20,000 to help main the Olympic Peninsula Trail.
Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group 

Agnew Little Free Pantry volunteers greet Sarah Irish, a Molina Healthcare community engagement specialist, fifth from left, as she donates $2,000 for food from the agency. Some of the volunteers who work daily to restock the pantry, include, from left, Susan Harris, Dave Large, Florence and Michael Bucierka, Irish, Peggy and John Toppenberg, Dave Iezzi, and Ren Garypie. 

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Little Free Pantries see higher demand, costs

Donations help offset federal programming being reduced

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Agnew Little Free Pantry volunteers greet Sarah Irish, a Molina Healthcare community engagement specialist, fifth from left, as she donates $2,000 for food from the agency. Some of the volunteers who work daily to restock the pantry, include, from left, Susan Harris, Dave Large, Florence and Michael Bucierka, Irish, Peggy and John Toppenberg, Dave Iezzi, and Ren Garypie. 

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Volunteers compile kits with housewares at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church for Ukrainian refugees now in Washington. (Photo courtesy of Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church)

Donations continue for Ukrainian refugees

Concert to raise funds to be held later this month

Volunteers compile kits with housewares at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church for Ukrainian refugees now in Washington. (Photo courtesy of Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church)
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Murder case on hold for state hospital admission in November

Kenney must understand charges against him to proceed

Man airlifted after River Road rollover wreck

A 21-year-old Port Angeles resident was in critical condition as of Tuesday morning following a rollover wreck in Sequim last Friday. Aminjan Mindubaev… Continue reading

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Sequim council OKs temporary electric scooters contract

Viability depends on neighboring cities’ approval, rep says

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Michael Mangiameli, with Sebastian, 5, and Eleanora, 2, of Sequim enjoy a day at Jardin du Soliel Lavender Farm & Gift Shop on July 15. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Lavender fields forever

Michael Mangiameli with Sebastian, 5, and Eleanora, 2, of Sequim, enjoy a day at Jardin du Soliel Lavender Farm & Gift Shop on Friday while… Continue reading

Michael Mangiameli, with Sebastian, 5, and Eleanora, 2, of Sequim enjoy a day at Jardin du Soliel Lavender Farm & Gift Shop on July 15. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Sequim library fundraising kickoff anticipated this fall

Donations, naming opportunities approved to help offset costs

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Sequim’s group quilt show returns outdoors

Cauffman to be featured at Pioneer park

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Lavender blooming a little late, but festival is here

Farmers encourage visitors now and all summer long

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Schedule of Lavender Festival events

Each farm is unique with a separate experience from others as some host demos, food, live music and U-pick. Many allow pets on a leash,… Continue reading

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Visitors align a photo-op at Washington Lavender Farm in July 2020. The farm hosts its free festival for two weeks with vendors from July 8-17 as many farms, community groups and businesses prepare events for Sequim Lavender Weekend July 15-17. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Festivities, farms mark start of lavender season

Most to remain open throughout summer

Visitors align a photo-op at Washington Lavender Farm in July 2020. The farm hosts its free festival for two weeks with vendors from July 8-17 as many farms, community groups and businesses prepare events for Sequim Lavender Weekend July 15-17. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Three lots, 153, 161 and 169 W. Spruce St., recently sold to the City of Sequim. They’ve been linked for years to criminal activity and code compliance issues next to the Sequim Civic Center.

Sequim buys three properties

Lots have been linked to nuisance and crime

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Three lots, 153, 161 and 169 W. Spruce St., recently sold to the City of Sequim. They’ve been linked for years to criminal activity and code compliance issues next to the Sequim Civic Center.