BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Angeles earns financial reporting award … and other items

PORT ANGELES — The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the city a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting recently.

The certificate is the highest form of recognition in government accounting and financial reporting, according to a news release.

The city’s comprehensive annual financial report was judged by an impartial panel to meet the standards of the program.

According to the release: “this included demonstrating a constructive ‘spirit of full disclosure’ to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and groups to read the [comprehensive annual financial report].”

The association is a Chicago-based major professional association which serves about 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners, according to the release.

KONP talk guests

PORT ANGELES — Here is this week’s schedule for the 1:05 p.m. to 2 p.m. local talk show segment on KONP radio, at 1450 AM, 101.7 FM and on the internet outside the Port Angeles area.

Station General Manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Monday through Thursday segments.

This week’s scheduled lineup:

• Monday: Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict.

Jean Hordyk and Linda Sudela from Soroptomist Jet Set discussing their historic home tour scholarship fundraiser.

• Tuesday: Clallam No. 2 Fire-Rescue Chief Sam Phillips with Deputy Chief Jake Patterson discussing 2017 major incidents and accomplishments.

Kristin Halberg from The Dream Hatchery discusses her local suicide support program.

• Wednesday: Clallam County Prosecutor Mark Nichols discusses a few recent criminal cases, voter fraud, observations from a recent hearing in Olympia to repeal the death penalty, an upcoming class put on by the Prosecuting Attorney’s office designed to help demystify courtroom proceedings and an overview of the prosecutor’s contribution to the “Keeping Our Kids Safe” forum.

• Thursday: Clallam County Commissioners.

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