It's been said that the Dungeness River can make a fool out of anyone. The river finds its way around bridges and levees, leaves irrigation outtakes high and dry, and eats away the banks under houses that were thought to be safe.
Sequim resident and business owner Kenneth Brian Richmond, who died in 2004, was remembered April 19 for his patriotism, faith and loyalty during a short ceremony dedicating a bench in his honor along the Olympic Discovery Trail.
The city's new design standards and its Design Review Board still are being "tweaked" and will require some trade-offs by developers, the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce learned at its Tuesday meeting.
City general fund revenues in the first quarter of 2009 were $113,000 below budget because of lower sales tax and construction revenue - which would equal $512,000 over the entire year, administrative services director Karen Goschen told the city council during its Monday study session.
A job offer was made Monday to one of the city's two public work director finalists and they hope to know within a week if he will accept it, Interim City Manager Linda Herzog told the city council at its Monday night meeting.
The Jefferson County Historical Society annual Founders' Day program will feature a concert by "Woody Guthrie" (aka Carl Allen) beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor St., Port Townsend.
Twelve Sequim Middle School students have been selected to represent their families, the Sequim School District and the Sequim community in the fall 2009 educational exchange with Sequim's sister city, Shiso, Japan.
Children of all ages are invited to bring their favorite adult and come to the National Junior Ranger Day celebration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center, 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles.
Detectives from the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team and Sequim Police officers arrested two Sequim residents April 14 as a result of investigations into methamphetamine in and near the Sequim area.
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