Matthew Nash

Don Berger holds an art piece created by fellow driftwood sculptor Cliff Peterson that he plans to finish for him by today and the start of the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors' annual Lavender Weekend show. Peterson asked Berger to finish it for him due to health issues so that he could give it to his health provider. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

WEEKEND: Driftwood sculptors help each other as friends; three-day show begins today in Sequim

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 19. SEQUIM — When a friend came calling, Don Berger was happy to help — or, in… Continue reading

Don Berger holds an art piece created by fellow driftwood sculptor Cliff Peterson that he plans to finish for him by today and the start of the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors' annual Lavender Weekend show. Peterson asked Berger to finish it for him due to health issues so that he could give it to his health provider. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
The Sequim City Council will discuss a referendum on fireworks within the city limits. — Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

Sequim City Council to mull a public vote on fireworks

SEQUIM — Talks about banning fireworks within the Sequim city limits are back on, and this time, City Council members are considering putting it to… Continue reading

The Sequim City Council will discuss a referendum on fireworks within the city limits. — Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

City of Sequim seeking relief from traffic congestion, particularly at Sequim Avenue/Washington Street intersection

SEQUIM — City staff members are eyeing solutions to traffic congestion, especially at the Sequim Avenue and Washington Street intersection. City staff and traffic consultants… Continue reading

Sequim plans repairs of portion of city’s Fir Street

SEQUIM — The city will seek bids next month to overlay Fir Street from Fifth Avenue to Ninth Avenue. David Garlington, Sequim's public works director,… Continue reading

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Input accepted until June 24 on proposed Sequim development

SEQUIM — A proposed 98-lot single family home development, Legacy Ridge, spanning 41.8 acres, is in the public comment period through June 24. The preliminary… Continue reading

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Input accepted until June 24 on proposed Sequim development

SEQUIM — A proposed 98-lot single family home development, Legacy Ridge, spanning 41.8 acres, is in the public comment period through June 24. The preliminary… Continue reading

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The Rev. Randy Hurlbut of Sequim Valley Foursquare Church speaks to the Sequim City Council about why he is in favor of firework sales in city limits. — Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

Sequim City Council shelves talks on fireworks law changes

SEQUIM — Any possible changes to the city of Sequim’s fireworks policies for next year fizzled out after recent talks to ban and/or limit them… Continue reading

The Rev. Randy Hurlbut of Sequim Valley Foursquare Church speaks to the Sequim City Council about why he is in favor of firework sales in city limits. — Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

WEEKEND REWIND: Officials at Sequim’s Greywolf Elementary School praised for bomb threat evacuation process

SEQUIM — Greywolf Elementary School officials got high marks from law enforcement for their response to a fake bomb threat. “For evacuating 480 kids and… Continue reading

Kay Rottell

WEEKEND REWIND: Sequim schools to replace Greywolf’s water fixtures after lead study; tests on other buildings planned

SEQUIM — The Sequim School District plans to replace every sink fixture in Greywolf Elementary School and two at Helen Haller Elementary School after tests… Continue reading

Kay Rottell
Emblem3 — from left

Sequim’s Emblem3 reforms, returns to Northwest as part of tour

SEQUIM — This time, Sequim’s Emblem3 is doing things on their terms. Brothers Keaton and Wesley Stromberg and long-time friend Drew Chadwick, all from Sequim… Continue reading

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Officials at Sequim’s Greywolf Elementary School praised for bomb threat evacuation process

SEQUIM — Greywolf Elementary School officials got high marks from law enforcement for their response to a fake bomb threat. “For evacuating 480 kids and… Continue reading

Kay Rottell

Sequim schools to replace Greywolf’s water fixtures after lead study; tests on other buildings planned

SEQUIM — The Sequim School District plans to replace every sink fixture in Greywolf Elementary School and two at Helen Haller Elementary School after tests… Continue reading

Kay Rottell
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Sequim updates nuisance codes with hopes of quicker compliance

SEQUIM — Sequim city officials plan to handle nuisance issues differently after years of complaints. The City Council on Monday approved an ordinance 6-1, with… Continue reading

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When construction begins to replace theSequim aquatic facility air handler in June

Clallam County parks district commissioners aiming for greener air handler at Sequim aquatic facility

SEQUIM — Measures are now in place to attempt to make the aquatic facility once known as the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, which is soon… Continue reading

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Sequim playfield parking construction deal goes $110,000 over budgeted funds; contract calls for completion before August

SEQUIM — The contract for the new parking lot and access road by the Albert Haller Playfields has received a unanimous go-ahead from City Council… Continue reading

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The radio room for Sequim's new city emergency operations center inside the Clallam Transit Center can be powered with a solar generator if needed

WEEKEND REWIND: Sequim setting up emergency operations center with June finish targeted

SEQUIM — The city is another step closer toward preparing for a natural disaster or major emergency. City staff revealed Sequim's new emergency operations center… Continue reading

The radio room for Sequim's new city emergency operations center inside the Clallam Transit Center can be powered with a solar generator if needed
The radio room for Sequim’s new city emergency operations center inside the Clallam Transit Center can be powered with a solar generator if needed

Sequim setting up emergency operations center with June finish targeted

SEQUIM — The city is another step closer toward preparing for a natural disaster or major emergency. City staff revealed Sequim’s new emergency operations center… Continue reading

The radio room for Sequim’s new city emergency operations center inside the Clallam Transit Center can be powered with a solar generator if needed
Leaders of churches

Sequim to offer emergency fund through police

SEQUIM — Sequim's Police Department is moving forward with a pilot program to help low-income people and those in poor health during emergencies. Funds from… Continue reading

Leaders of churches
Rotarian Steve Gale churns up infield dirt at one of the Sequim Little League fields at Dr. James Standard Park in Sequim. — Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()

Sequim seeks grants for ballfield upgrade, new playing courts

SEQUIM — The city is seeking two grants to help pay for installation of new playing courts and improve its ballfields. The City Council gave… Continue reading

Rotarian Steve Gale churns up infield dirt at one of the Sequim Little League fields at Dr. James Standard Park in Sequim. — Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group ()
The yard of a home on Buds Way off Nisbet Road is swamped with several inches of standing water. Neighbor Norvin Knight says for the past month

Flooded yards a low point in Dungeness area; county eyes solutions

SEQUIM — Bothell transplant Norvin Knight is jokingly considering a cattail garden at his new Dungeness-area home. He moved into his three-bedroom home on Buds… Continue reading

The yard of a home on Buds Way off Nisbet Road is swamped with several inches of standing water. Neighbor Norvin Knight says for the past month