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Injured harbor porpoise found on Dungeness beach

Rare occurrence led to euthanasia

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A son’s mission with a father’s support

Former youth pastor leads team to build Guatemalan houses, distribute wheelchairs

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The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s staff will receive authority to grant, deny or waive certifications of proposed federal licenses or permits that may discharge into waters of the United States once its plan is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. This applies to its reservation and trust lands, such as surface waters on almost 645 acres including the Dungeness River, seen here in November 2020. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

EPA grants Jamestown water testing oversight on reservation, trust lands

Tribal staff must submit quality standards for federal approval

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s staff will receive authority to grant, deny or waive certifications of proposed federal licenses or permits that may discharge into waters of the United States once its plan is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. This applies to its reservation and trust lands, such as surface waters on almost 645 acres including the Dungeness River, seen here in November 2020. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Sequim approves development of 82 homes off West Sequim Bay Road

Second access road dependent on fire safety approval

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Sequim offers business rental assistance grant

The City of Sequim has again opened applications to help local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Up to $100,000 is available to help… Continue reading

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9-1-1 dispatcher honored for helping to save a life

9-1-1 staff recognized by state and local dignitaries as first responders

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Molly Martin, Executive Director of the Jamestown Healing Clinic, explains services offered at the soon-to-open facility — including a daycare center. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Tribe’s Healing Clinic to open late April, early May

Director says mandatory inspections remain before opening

Molly Martin, Executive Director of the Jamestown Healing Clinic, explains services offered at the soon-to-open facility — including a daycare center. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

VFW theft, burglary trial set for May

Alcohol, band equipment among items taken in March burglary

Construction crews will place a new overlay on West Washington Street in Sequim starting in late April from the River Road roundabout to the Ninth Avenue roundabout over about four weeks. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Washington Street overlay to begin later this month

Project begins annual effort to pave the full thoroughfare

Construction crews will place a new overlay on West Washington Street in Sequim starting in late April from the River Road roundabout to the Ninth Avenue roundabout over about four weeks. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Trial for Tacoma man linked to Sequim business thefts set for May

Home Depot, Healing Center reported losses

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office seeks tips in Sunland burglary, gun theft

Clallam County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking information about a daytime burglary in Sunland north of Sequim where a loaded handgun was stolen. Deputies… Continue reading

Sequim Police say they've recently conducted out-of-county interviews about the murder of Sequim's Valerie Claplanhoo from January 2019. Now they await the processing of hundreds of pieces of evidence that could link to her killer(s). (Rebecca Ruby)

Murder probe remains active

Police waiting for evidence from state crime lab

Sequim Police say they've recently conducted out-of-county interviews about the murder of Sequim's Valerie Claplanhoo from January 2019. Now they await the processing of hundreds of pieces of evidence that could link to her killer(s). (Rebecca Ruby)
Red Cross volunteers based in the Carlsborg office, from left, Don Zanon, Jean Pratschner and Mary Ann Dangman say their volunteer numbers depleted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they find there are many ways to reengage the volunteer group, including fire prevention, disaster preparation and connecting military families. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Red Cross volunteers based in the Carlsborg office, from left, Don Zanon, Jean Pratschner and Mary Ann Dangman say their volunteer numbers depleted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they find there are many ways to reengage the volunteer group, including fire prevention, disaster preparation and connecting military families. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim seeks a hearing examiner for land use permits, appeals

Decision follows city council’s request over fairness concerns

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American Red Cross volunteers based in the Carlsborg office, from left, Don Zanon, Jean Pratschner, and Mary Ann Dangman say their volunteer numbers depleted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they find there are many ways to reengage the volunteer group, including fire prevention, disaster preparation and connecting military families.
Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group 

American Red Cross volunteers based in the Carlsborg office, from left, Don Zanon, Jean Pratschner, and Mary Ann Dangman say their volunteer numbers depleted during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they find there are many ways to reengage the volunteer group, including fire prevention, disaster preparation and connecting military families.
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Most items from a burglary of the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 were recovered over the weekend. Sequim Police officers seek any information about the thefts from the VFW’s bar and band area.

Sequim VFW burglarized; items returned

Police seek information on alleged suspect

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Most items from a burglary of the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 were recovered over the weekend. Sequim Police officers seek any information about the thefts from the VFW’s bar and band area.
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Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters meet with Gregg Vella weeks after rescuing him from a house fire. Pictured from, left, are firefighter/EMT Jaisal White; firefighter/paramedic Len Horst; Capt. Stef Anderson; firefighter/paramedic Chase Laubach; Capt. Kjel Skov; Vella; firefighter/paramedic Mark Mullvain; Capt. Joel McKeen; firefighter/EMT Jared Romberg; firefighter/paramedic Casey Sires; firefighter/paramedic Jack Hueter.

Man meets rescuers who pulled him from blaze

Crew says incident likely only happens once in a career

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Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters meet with Gregg Vella weeks after rescuing him from a house fire. Pictured from, left, are firefighter/EMT Jaisal White; firefighter/paramedic Len Horst; Capt. Stef Anderson; firefighter/paramedic Chase Laubach; Capt. Kjel Skov; Vella; firefighter/paramedic Mark Mullvain; Capt. Joel McKeen; firefighter/EMT Jared Romberg; firefighter/paramedic Casey Sires; firefighter/paramedic Jack Hueter.
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Some spaces are available in the Community Organic Gardens of Sequim (COGS) on Fir Street. Those interested, can contact Liz Harper at 360-477-4881.

Sequim organic garden is open for more spaces

Veggies, flowers and community offered

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Some spaces are available in the Community Organic Gardens of Sequim (COGS) on Fir Street. Those interested, can contact Liz Harper at 360-477-4881.
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Sisters Barbara Miller and Bobbie Dahm look to expand the Sequim Senior Singles program to include more participants.

Sequim Single Seniors look to make social connections

Group meets 1 p.m. second Saturday of each month at Big Elk

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Sisters Barbara Miller and Bobbie Dahm look to expand the Sequim Senior Singles program to include more participants.