City Council

Lot rezoned at Olympic Medical Center to allow for parking expansion

Olympic Medical Center has had a residential lot rezoned to allow for a potential parking expansion at its Port Angeles campus. The… Continue reading


Port Angeles council OKs utility rate increase

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a 1 percent rate increase on residential utility customers’ total bills that will take effect… Continue reading


Port Townsend council considers transportation, water system plans

PORT TOWNSEND —Port Townsend City Council members heard presentations on the proposed six-year capital improvement plan and the 2018 water system plan, as well as… Continue reading


Port Angeles City Council approves new contract with chamber of commerce

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce has a new contract and more funding to operate the visitor center at 121 E.… Continue reading

Power lines to be replaced in eight-block area of Port Angeles

Crews next month will begin replacing overhead power lines on the alley between First and Second streets in Port Angeles. The $140,930,… Continue reading

Port Angeles council backs effort to overturn ruling; home rule at issue, supporters say

Port Angeles has joined a legal effort to defend home rule authority. The City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday — with Cherie Kidd… Continue reading

Port Angeles council members brainstorm on access to creeks

Public access to creek corridors in Port Angeles should be enhanced, City Council members said last week. Existing access to Peabody, Valley,… Continue reading

Emergency dispatch center merger on the table

Two Port Angeles officials will meet with the JeffCom 9-1-1 board next week to discuss a possible merger with Peninsula Communications. City… Continue reading

Sequim declines $1M loan for Prairie Street, looks to still do public outreach

Funding won’t be coming through quite as planned for projected work on Prairie Street. Sequim’s Public Works director David Garlington told city council… Continue reading

Sequim proposes $38.4 million budget for 2019

Reconstructing Fir Street, doing more for the arts and helping the Water Reclamation Facility smell better are all on tap for the city… Continue reading

Port Angeles to focus more on code compliance

The Port Angeles City Council had agreed that code compliance should be a higher priority. Exactly how to pay for a code… Continue reading

Port Townsend amends business licensing regulations

The Port Townsend City Council has amended current business licensing regulations to establish a threshold exemption for businesses located outside of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles to study housing needs

The Port Angeles City Council has hired a La Conner consultant to conduct a housing needs assessment for the city. Council members… Continue reading

Two Port Angeles council members walk out of joint meeting in protest

Port Angeles City Council members Jim Moran and Cherie Kidd left a joint meeting with the city Planning Commission in protest last… Continue reading

Low flows in Elwha River prompt call for voluntary conservation in Port Angeles

Low flows in the Elwha River have prompted the city of Port Angeles to call for voluntary water conservation under a Stage… Continue reading

Port Angeles creates code enforcement fund

City officials have created a special fund to help pay for code enforcement in Port Angeles. The City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday… Continue reading

Housing topic of joint meet in Port Townsend

Members of the community made their feelings known during a joint meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners and the Ad… Continue reading

Port Angeles agrees to sign pact with Sequim if necessary

The Port Angeles City Council has authorized the city manager to sign an agreement with the city of Sequim to help the… Continue reading

Clallam officials to discuss criminal justice contract in closed-door meeting

Officials from Clallam County, and Sequim and Port Angeles city governments will conduct a closed-door meeting today as they look for a… Continue reading

McKeen talks of tenure as Port Angeles city manager

Dan McKeen will retire as Port Angeles City Manager next week, leaving the city in a “financially sound situation,” the City Council… Continue reading