Brian Gawley

Stronger loonie brings out welcome signs in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The signs began going up in downtown store windows about a couple weeks ago, just as the value of the Canadian loonie… Continue reading

Van De Wege secures key veterans committee post

SEQUIM - State Rep. Kevin Van De Wege is seeking input from military veterans about their programs and treatment by government agencies following his appointment… Continue reading

Port Angeles Senior Center expansion could begin this month

PORT ANGELES - The first expansion of the Port Angeles Senior Services and Community Center since it was dedicated in October 1994 could begin as… Continue reading

Expect traffic congestion with bridge project

PORT ANGELES - When the Eighth Street bridges come down - one next month, one in September - some 12,000 vehicles per day will be… Continue reading

Landing mall remodel still faces lease, permit issues

PORT ANGELES — Work on the outside of The Landing mall on the city’s waterfront must await a potentially lengthy permitting process. The interior remodeling… Continue reading

Port Angeles landmark to get a new look

PORT ANGELES — A French bakery, wine and cheese boutique, florist and bookstore are expected to begin moving into The Landing mall once the remodeling… Continue reading

Eighth Street bridges detours to be presented today

PORT ANGELES - Detour routes, traffic revisions and construction schedules for the Eighth Street bridges replacement project will be presented during an open house today.… Continue reading

Harbor seal comes ashore on Hollywood Beach

PORT ANGELES - Maybe it likes the fresh seafood or wants to watch the sand sculptors. The second of two harbor seals spotted on the… Continue reading

Gateway Center pile driving now set for Monday

PORT ANGELES — Construction equipment is arriving at the Port Angeles International Gateway Transportation Center site. Pile driving at the downtown site — bounded by… Continue reading

Demolition of the first of the two Eighth Street bridges to begin in month

PORT ANGELES - Demolition of the Tumwater Creek bridge, one of the two Eighth Street bridges being replaced, now is expected to begin no sooner… Continue reading

No helmet law in Port Angeles; council to explore safety tax measure instead

PORT ANGELES - The City Council is considering asking voters to fund a bond issue for a comprehensive public safety and public nuisance enforcement program… Continue reading

Port Angeles might stop short of mandatory skateboard helmet law

PORT ANGELES - The City Council may stop short of enacting a skateboard helmet law, focusing instead on an educational program in the hopes that… Continue reading

Big Port Angeles bridges project may take less time

PORT ANGELES - When the two Eighth Street bridges close later this summer, it could be for a shorter time period than first anticipated. City… Continue reading

Nature’s unusual vandalism: Driftwood log damage closes Ediz Hook dock

PORT ANGELES - Damage from a driftwood log has closed the dock at the Ediz Hook boat launch until further notice. The damage happened just… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council mulls Ediz Hook launch fee

PORT ANGELES — You’ll pay something to launch your boat from Ediz Hook next month, but just how much hasn’t been decided yet. The City… Continue reading

Elwha dams removal funding is safe, Rep. Dicks says

PORT ANGELES - Two water treatment plants that are to be built as part of the Elwha River dams removal and river restoration project are… Continue reading

Proposed motorcycle rally may stall before it gets chance to start

PORT ANGELES - A proposed September motorcycle rally might be canceled because of liability concerns, event organizers told the City Council this week. The special… Continue reading

Rep. Dicks to visit Port Angeles on Thursday

PORT ANGELES - Rep. Norm Dicks will visit Thursday for a whirlwind tour of three multimillion-dollar projects. "It's just a tour," said Dicks' spokesman George… Continue reading

PA schools announce 2007-08 bus routes

PORT ANGELES - The new bus routes for the 2007-08 school year have been released by the school district. Letters verifying the new routes will… Continue reading

Construction to restart on Gateway Center in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES - Construction work can begin again on the Port Angeles International Gateway Transportation Center project. A Seattle-based archaeologist determined on Thursday that remains… Continue reading