Jan Rodak

Sequim: Scooter rider, 12, successfully gets age limit yanked in new ordinance

SEQUIM -- Some say you can't fight City Hall, but 12-year-old Crystal Trammell did just that. Crystal and her mother pleaded Monday night with City… Continue reading


Increase in sales tax for Jefferson County 9-1-1 upgrade coasting to victory

PORT TOWNSEND -- A one-tenth of 1 percent sales-tax increase that would help update equipment for Jefferson County's emergency services communications system was passing easily… Continue reading


Sequim: Third regional shopping center clears legal hurdle

SEQUIM -- A lawsuit challenging a rezone granted by the City Council on land earmarked for a regional shopping center has been dismissed on appeal… Continue reading


Sequim: Investigation into 14-year-old’s wild police chase turns toward possible revenge against football coaches

A Sequim-area youth who led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase in three counties before striking three vehicles and pointing a shotgun at a… Continue reading

Sequim: Wal-Mart opens amid cheers; mayor praises economic benefit

SEQUIM -- At times, it felt -- and sounded -- more like a pep rally than a retail store's grand opening. But for the hundreds… Continue reading

Sequim: Employees of new Wal-Mart scurry for today’s grand opening

SEQUIM -- Sixteen hours before kickoff, employees of the new Wal-Mart, perfecting merchandise racks and attending to the smallest of details, were alternately fatigued and… Continue reading

15,000 without power for up to five hours in eastern Clallam County

Engineers from Clallam County Public Utility District are looking into the cause of a malfunction that cut electrical power to thousands of customers Monday. About… Continue reading

New Wal-Mart opens in Sequim on Wednesday

SEQUIM -- Many thought it may never arrive. Some hoped it wouldn't. But the long-awaited grand opening of Sequim's new Wal-Mart store is scheduled to… Continue reading

Sequim: Historic and cultural aspect of comprehensive plan may be history?

SEQUIM -- While the City Council and Planning Commission combine efforts toward a required update of the city's comprehensive plan, one of its provisions may… Continue reading

Sequim: Longtime senior center leader takes new job in Chimacum

SEQUIM -- After 11 years at the Sequim Senior Services Center, George Woodruff has resigned as director to take a position in Chimacum. Woodruff, a… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board adjusts schedule to possibly save boys diving team

SEQUIM -- Though nothing's in the bag just yet, the School Board has made it easier for boys at Sequim High School to field a… Continue reading

Sequim: Would John Wayne solve a crime this way?

SEQUIM -- It's not the way The Duke would have solved crimes in his big-screen western days. But it did the trick for Sequim police… Continue reading

Why Sequim? Major retailing chains look to greener pastures

SEQUIM -- It's hardly rocket science. It's not even based on logic most of the time, experts say. The philosophy of choosing sites where national… Continue reading

Candidates for state representative, sheriff square off in Sequim

SEQUIM -- Four candidates running for two offices in November's general election had a chance to pitch their views -- and try to set themselves… Continue reading

Sequim may require bicyclists to wear helmets; Port Angeles to propose foot scooter ordinance

SEQUIM -- A proposed ordinance to regulate the use of motorized foot scooters could also set law for bicycle riders, requiring them to wear helmets… Continue reading

Sequim: City Council approves rezoning for seven-unit residential development

SEQUIM -- The City Council authorized the rezoning of 3.4 acres on the south side of the city after a public hearing Monday night. The… Continue reading

Sequim: Olympic Theatre Arts celebrates acquisition of own building

SEQUIM -- Another milestone has been reached by organizers working to speed up the renovation of Olympic Theatre Arts' new building on North Sequim Avenue.… Continue reading

Turnout at Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival “beyond our wildest dreams”

PORT ANGELES -- The final day of the third annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival proved as popular as the first, with scores of visitors… Continue reading

Mom to walk in memory of young daughter

SEQUIM -- Somewhere, in a city known only to a few, KayDee Campbell's heart beats in the chest of someone who whose life depended on… Continue reading

Sequim: Police make drug raid

SEQUIM -- Police officers arrested two people Wednesday night in a planned raid on a West Alder Street home. Officers arrested John Stayton, 49, for… Continue reading