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Port Angeles City Council considers plastic bag ban

Let the plastic bag debate begin. The Port Angeles City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to direct staff to develop a proposal to… Continue reading

 

Port Townsend lodging tax funds allocated; lack of application process questioned

The Port Townsend City Council unanimously approved $557,338 in lodging tax funding for this year, nearly 60 percent of which will go… Continue reading

 

Port Townsend council looks at possible annexation into fire district

The Port Townsend City Council discussed a possible ballot measure proposing the city be annexed into the East Jefferson Fire-Rescue district. “Currently,… Continue reading

 

Port Townsend urged to delay city manager search

Port Townsend’s city manager is prepared to delay his retirement — originally slated for the end of 2018 — to allow city… Continue reading

Sequim City Council selects States for vacant seat

Sequim City Council members unanimously voted to fill a vacant seat with a business development manager and co-owner of Wind Rose Cellars. Sequim’s… Continue reading

Newly elected Port Angeles council members seated

A new majority of the Port Angeles City Council was sworn in Tuesday. Kate Dexter, Mike French, Jim Moran and Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin… Continue reading

Deadline nears for applications for vacant Sequim City Council seat

The deadline is approaching for applications for a vacant seat on the Sequim City Council. Applications for the seat once held by the… Continue reading

Outgoing Port Angeles council majority praised

With their replacements joining in applause, the four outgoing Port Angeles City Council members took one final bow this month. Mayor Patrick… Continue reading

Port Angeles utility increase leaves electricity rates unchanged in 2018

Utility customers in the city of Port Angeles will pay an average of $3.59 more on monthly bills next year. Electricity rates,… Continue reading

Port Angeles renews $257,985 contract for marketing

With lodging tax revenue at an all-time high, the city of Port Angeles has renewed a contract with Vertigo Marketing to promote… Continue reading

Meeting between tribal and Port Angeles officials called off

A meeting with the Lower Elwha Tribal Council and all seven Port Angeles City Council members who will be seated as of… Continue reading

Slight Port Angeles utility hike likely; residents complain of high rates

City customers can expect a slight increase in utility bills next year if the Port Angeles City Council adopts a recommended adjustment.… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council approves $108.03 million budget

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a $108.03 million budget for 2018. Council members voted 6-1 Tuesday — with Councilman Lee… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council agrees to dispose of fluoridation equipment

The Port Angeles City Council has voted to abide by a public advisory vote to keep fluoride out of the municipal water… Continue reading

Firm looking at temporary suicide barriers for Port Angeles bridges

An Olympia engineering firm is working on options and costs for temporary suicide fences or other barriers for the Eighth Street bridges… Continue reading

Sequim City Council approves $32.7 million budget for 2018

The city of Sequim’s $32.7 million budget for next year has received unanimous approval from city council members. For city residents, that means… Continue reading