The residents of Aeneas Valley would really like you to get the name right

Here’s your guide to some of Washington’s hard-to-pronounce places. #k5evening

From Poulsbo to Puyallup, out-of-staters have been known to botch the names of Washington places.

But even longtime Northwesterners can stumble over the occasional Enetai, Chewelah, or Wahkiakum. So we asked the residents themselves to help us get it right.

“Welcome to my town, Sequim,” realtor Dan Erickson said.

Erickson is happy to see you. Just leave your unnecessary “E” sound behind.

“A lot of people call it ‘SEE-quim,” he said. “They’re from out of town.”

The state’s most northeast county, Pend Oreille (pronounced “pond array”) is a

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