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Sequim City Council agrees to new sewer rate with Sequim Bay Lodge

Out-of-city ratepayer will have five years and a gradual hike

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Ellen Dryke and Kassie Montero examine salmon eggs while learning about the American Dipper at the 2019 Dungeness River Festival. After a hiatus, the festival returns Friday.

River Fest returns on Friday after hiatus

One-day free event set in and around Railroad Bridge Park

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Ellen Dryke and Kassie Montero examine salmon eggs while learning about the American Dipper at the 2019 Dungeness River Festival. After a hiatus, the festival returns Friday.
Lakeside Industries will pave about a half-mile stretch of North Sequim Avenue on weekday nights for three weeks starting Wednesday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim paving project to be completed at night

Further stretch of roadway set for more improvements this year

Lakeside Industries will pave about a half-mile stretch of North Sequim Avenue on weekday nights for three weeks starting Wednesday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim City Council discusses its affordable housing options

City staff to draft declaration, reduced park fees proposal

Rachael Healey, left, and her two daughters, Kaitlyn, 18, middle, and Kenzie, 16, right, lost their Dungeness home and two dogs Stella, front left, and Ollie, in a fire on Aug. 23. The family seeks a new place to rent as they live in a hotel while continuing to work and go to school. (Rachael Healey)

Dungeness house fire survivors are homeless

Mother, daughters currently seeking new home to rent

Rachael Healey, left, and her two daughters, Kaitlyn, 18, middle, and Kenzie, 16, right, lost their Dungeness home and two dogs Stella, front left, and Ollie, in a fire on Aug. 23. The family seeks a new place to rent as they live in a hotel while continuing to work and go to school. (Rachael Healey)

Minor flown to Harborview after early morning crash

One juvenile was transported to Harborview Medical Center early Sunday morning following a vehicle crash north of Sequim. First responders with Clallam County… Continue reading

The Cedars at Dungeness, seen in September 2017, will temporarily close its golf course and driving range in late September to replace its irrigation system. (Bob Lampert)

Cedars golf course to install new irrigation

Facility to close course and range three days in late September

The Cedars at Dungeness, seen in September 2017, will temporarily close its golf course and driving range in late September to replace its irrigation system. (Bob Lampert)

Gravel pit project withdrawn

Applicant: Threats to family led to decision

Organizer Corey Edwards said for the inaugural Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show on Saturday in the Guy Cole Event Center in Sequim, he encouraged vendors to bring “more vintage, funky items” and he anticipates a “spread of 1950s toys to more modern, rarer toys.” (Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show)

Inaugural toy show slated for Saturday

Organizer aims for rare collectibles that are ‘vintage, funky items’

Organizer Corey Edwards said for the inaugural Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show on Saturday in the Guy Cole Event Center in Sequim, he encouraged vendors to bring “more vintage, funky items” and he anticipates a “spread of 1950s toys to more modern, rarer toys.” (Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show)
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Fish passage project completed, but only one of many

Project is one of six in Sequim area, WSDOT reports

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A mural by Craig Robinson in downtown Sequim represents a new partnership between Olympic Angels and Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County. Executive director Morgan Hanna with Olympic Angels, left, said they seek volunteers and mentors to help foster families. Colleen Robinson, chief executive officer for Habitat, said people are welcome to take photos on the wall of Habitat’s Boutique Store and they’ll place a sandwich board sign with information outside, and provide pamphlets about Olympic Angels during business hours. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Olympic Angels, Habitat partner on family support systems

New mural a vision leaders hope to bring to Peninsula

A mural by Craig Robinson in downtown Sequim represents a new partnership between Olympic Angels and Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County. Executive director Morgan Hanna with Olympic Angels, left, said they seek volunteers and mentors to help foster families. Colleen Robinson, chief executive officer for Habitat, said people are welcome to take photos on the wall of Habitat’s Boutique Store and they’ll place a sandwich board sign with information outside, and provide pamphlets about Olympic Angels during business hours. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Clallam Fire District 3 to sell land to raise capital

Funds could be used for new Carlsborg station, fire engines

Sequim approves moratorium on manufactured home redevelopment

City staff to seek code changes to preserve parks

In mid-July, an RV parked partially on public and private property was towed at the request of the City of Sequim after it was deemed abandoned after 18 months parked in one spot. It’s one of a handful of RVs and vehicles illegally parked in the City of Sequim as nonprofit agencies seek safe housing options for residents. (Michelle Ridgway)

Cities, Clallam County to partner on RV project

Housing crunch continues as locals seek removal options

In mid-July, an RV parked partially on public and private property was towed at the request of the City of Sequim after it was deemed abandoned after 18 months parked in one spot. It’s one of a handful of RVs and vehicles illegally parked in the City of Sequim as nonprofit agencies seek safe housing options for residents. (Michelle Ridgway)
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Sportsman’s Warehouse opens in Sequim

Locals lined up outside to be among the first to shop inside Sequim’s Sportsman’s Warehouse on its opening day on Thursday. The new… Continue reading

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This agave plant, pictured in 2020, was bought nearly 30 years ago by Isobel Johnston when it was about the size of a baseball, and it's now preparing to bloom with a sprout that could grow more than 25 feet tall. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Agave plant getting ready to bloom after nearly 30 years

Large succulent could reach heights more than 25 feet

This agave plant, pictured in 2020, was bought nearly 30 years ago by Isobel Johnston when it was about the size of a baseball, and it's now preparing to bloom with a sprout that could grow more than 25 feet tall. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Celebration of life set for Sequim Organic Garden co-founder

Family and friends plan to gather in the Community Organic Garden of Sequim (COGS) today to remember Pam Larsen, one of the group’s… Continue reading

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Friends group donates $150k to library expansion

Consider the Friends of Sequim Library officially behind the renovation and expansion project of the Sequim Library. Group members gathered on July 26… Continue reading

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Sequim man found incompetent to stand trial in his murder case

Attorney general’s office could argue to have him committed

Firefighters with Clallam County Fire District 3 investigate a plane crash in Agnew on Saturday. Its passengers were transported with minor injuries to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Plane crashes into Agnew neighborhood

Couple transported to hospital with minor injuries

Firefighters with Clallam County Fire District 3 investigate a plane crash in Agnew on Saturday. Its passengers were transported with minor injuries to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)