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Invasive green crab count hits 87 on Dungeness Spit

Invasive green crab count hits 87 on Dungeness Spit

As crabbing season reaches its midpoint in the area, state and federal resource managers report they’ve caught 87 of the invasive European green… Continue reading

Invasive green crab count hits 87 on Dungeness Spit
Decision on Carlsborg manufactured homes site expected by Aug. 11

Decision on Carlsborg manufactured homes site expected by Aug. 11

Clallam County Hearing Examiner Andrew Reeves will make a decision by Aug. 11 on whether 73… Continue reading

Decision on Carlsborg manufactured homes site expected by Aug. 11
Annual show’s featured quilter focuses on big show, big quilts

Annual show’s featured quilter focuses on big show, big quilts

When Murph Gerber, 74, quilts, she likes to go big. “I mostly make king-size quilts,” she… Continue reading

Annual show’s featured quilter focuses on big show, big quilts
Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim

Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim

With the help of his family, Victor Gonzalez, owner of Victor’s Lavender Farm, looks to expand his lavender reach. Gonzalez, his brother Sergio… Continue reading

Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim
Air Affaire organizers seek hot air balloon passengers for Aug. 26-27

Air Affaire organizers seek hot air balloon passengers for Aug. 26-27

Organizers of the Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire on Aug. 26-27 in Carlsborg look to bring in… Continue reading

Air Affaire organizers seek hot air balloon passengers for Aug. 26-27
Entrance realignment for Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park set to begin mid-August

Entrance realignment for Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park set to begin mid-August

Construction will soon begin to realign the entrance to Carrie Blake Park. Sequim city engineer Matt Klontz said construction tentatively will begin in… Continue reading

Entrance realignment for Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park set to begin mid-August
Jardin du Soleil’s Jungible Music Series returns

Jardin du Soleil’s Jungible Music Series returns

Jardin du Soleil Lavender Farm brings back its weekly concert series, the Jungible Summer Music Series,… Continue reading

Jardin du Soleil’s Jungible Music Series returns
McDonald Creek Bridge set for closure July 5 as businesses ready for impact

McDonald Creek Bridge set for closure July 5 as businesses ready for impact

McDonald Creek Bridge likely will close in the coming weeks for up to nine months for reconstruction, which could lead to an inconvenience… Continue reading

McDonald Creek Bridge set for closure July 5 as businesses ready for impact
Matthew Nash (2)/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Debra Stevens, a resident on Atterberry Road and retired city planner, speaks during a public comment session June 1, in the Clallam County Courthouse about a proposed 73-unit manufactured housing development at the intersection of Atterberry and Hooker roads. She said Matriotti Creek should see a buffer of 150 feet due to its classification in Clallam County’s Critical Areas Map and a full environmental review should be done on the site.

Carlsborg manufactured homes hearing continued to July

Those interested in the status of the proposed community of 73 manufactured homes in Carlsborg… Continue reading

Matthew Nash (2)/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Debra Stevens, a resident on Atterberry Road and retired city planner, speaks during a public comment session June 1, in the Clallam County Courthouse about a proposed 73-unit manufactured housing development at the intersection of Atterberry and Hooker roads. She said Matriotti Creek should see a buffer of 150 feet due to its classification in Clallam County’s Critical Areas Map and a full environmental review should be done on the site.
Green crab count rises to 72 on Dungeness Spit

Green crab count rises to 72 on Dungeness Spit

Trapping efforts continue at Graveyard Spit on the Dungeness Spit as federal and state resource managers continue to find the invasive European green… Continue reading

Green crab count rises to 72 on Dungeness Spit
Matthew Nash (2)/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                A fire spread through the attic of a home on the 200 block of Griffith Farm Road on Sunday. Clallam County Fire District No. 3, with support from Clallam County Fire District No. 2 extinguished the fire in about two hours.

Attic fire displaces two homeowners near Sequim

An attic fire that burned a home’s roof north of Sequim has left two homeowners displaced.… Continue reading

Matthew Nash (2)/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                A fire spread through the attic of a home on the 200 block of Griffith Farm Road on Sunday. Clallam County Fire District No. 3, with support from Clallam County Fire District No. 2 extinguished the fire in about two hours.
Sequim looks to finish remodel of Guy Cole Convention Center

Sequim looks to finish remodel of Guy Cole Convention Center

A full remodel of the Guy Cole Convention Center might come by year’s end. City staff told the Sequim City Council last Monday… Continue reading

Sequim looks to finish remodel of Guy Cole Convention Center
STATE TENNIS: Sequim duo off to state

STATE TENNIS: Sequim duo off to state

Sequim’s Hannah D’Amico and Jessica Dietzman stayed the course last week and now are the Wolves’ second doubles team to earn a 2A… Continue reading

STATE TENNIS: Sequim duo off to state
Sequim Police Officer Stephanie Benes readies her 2016 Ford Interceptor for duty on April 11, at the Sequim Civic Center. City staff plans to buy three newer models this year bringing the Sequim Police Department’s total to 10 Interceptors. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim to replace police vehicles

The Sequim Police Department continues to change out its fleet. The department’s Ford Crown Victorias are… Continue reading

Sequim Police Officer Stephanie Benes readies her 2016 Ford Interceptor for duty on April 11, at the Sequim Civic Center. City staff plans to buy three newer models this year bringing the Sequim Police Department’s total to 10 Interceptors. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Sequim staff plan repairs for roads damaged by winter weather

Sequim staff plan repairs for roads damaged by winter weather

Recent winter weather made some Sequim streets worse for wear. Hemlock Street between South Fourth and… Continue reading

Sequim staff plan repairs for roads damaged by winter weather
Jon Gray of Sequim stands in his attic with boxes of Star Wars toys he’s collected since the mid-1990s. He buys two of each action figure with the goal to keep one in box and a second to display. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Carlsborg man’s ‘Star Wars’ collection likely one of the biggest on Peninsula

Jon Gray remembers his first action figures well from the original 1977 “Star Wars: A New Hope.” His mom, Liisa, returned from a trip and… Continue reading

Jon Gray of Sequim stands in his attic with boxes of Star Wars toys he’s collected since the mid-1990s. He buys two of each action figure with the goal to keep one in box and a second to display. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Sheri Crain, new police chief for the city of Sequim, takes an oath for the position from Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese last Friday in the Sequim City Council’s chambers.

Crain sworn in as Sequim police chief

The title of Sequim Police Chief was made official for veteran officer Sheri Crain in front… Continue reading

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Sheri Crain, new police chief for the city of Sequim, takes an oath for the position from Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese last Friday in the Sequim City Council’s chambers.
Sequim artist switches hands, finds new goals after stroke

Sequim artist switches hands, finds new goals after stroke

Following a tragic event and a simple act of kindness, Linda Stadtmiller, 68, knew she couldn’t give up her passion. For more than… Continue reading

Sequim artist switches hands, finds new goals after stroke
Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge

City council members will discuss and possibly vote on banning the discharge of consumer fireworks when… Continue reading

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge
Sequim police dog Chase calls it a career

Sequim police dog Chase calls it a career

The police chief said he anticipates donations will pay for a new canine.

Sequim police dog Chase calls it a career