Winners were announced for Sequim Middle School's "Take It Seriously: Sex, Abstinence and the Media" project contest. Eighth-grade students designed and implemented their own media literacy and abstinence education messages and products.
Faced with the problem of keeping track of all the school-age children using its Sequim and Port Angeles facilities, officials from the local Boys & Girls Clubs called upon the Sequim Noon Rotary Club for help - and got it.
A four-phase development to include 109 units of senior housing and 60,000 square feet of office and retail space is the subject of a public meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the Sequim Transit Center, 190 W. Cedar St.
Although there are no probable or confirmed cases of H1N1 (swine) flu in Clallam County, the county health department, in coordination with the state of Washington, is staging medications in case there are cases that need treatment or preventive care.
Clallam County Beach Watcher volunteers will collect water samples for the first time at John Wayne Marina and Sequim Bay State Park this spring and summer. The sampling will begin May 18 and continue until Labor Day.
The swine flu strain thought to have originated in Mexico now appears to be a mild one contrary to initial reports, Clallam County health officer Dr. Tom Locke said at a May 1 press conference in Port Angeles.
Three sections of the Olympic Discovery Trail received funding in the state's 2009-2010 capital projects budget, including the Dry Creek bridge that will help extend the trail west from Port Angeles to the Elwha River.
The state of Washington honors Officer Kristine Fairbanks, U.S. Forest Service, and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and recognize officers who have given service beyond the call of duty at a special ceremony on May 8.
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