Brian Gawley

Haffner draws challenger in Clallam PUD race

PORT ANGELES — The final day of candidate filing produced a race for commissioner in the Clallam County Public Utility District as Tom La Rosa… Continue reading

Two airlifted after van drives off dead-end road, flies over dirt mound

PORT ANGELES — Two people were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Saturday after their van flew over a dirt berm blocking a… Continue reading

Dicks facing most election opponents in years

OLYMPIA — The North Olympic Peninsula's congressman, Norm Dicks, faces more opposition than he has in a decade as official filing comes to an end… Continue reading

Girders for second Eighth Street bridge arrive next week

PORT ANGELES — The first five of 25 massive girders for the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek will begin arriving on Wednesday. The arrival… Continue reading

New Port Angeles harbor authority to hire interim manager, seek permanent one

PORT ANGELES — It doesn't have any money yet, but the Port Angeles Harbor Works Public Development Authority has bylaws and officers after its first… Continue reading

Port Angeles stepping up stormwater control efforts

PORT ANGELES — Complying with a federal mandate to control stormwater runoff will mean higher costs for both the city and developers. It also will… Continue reading

Port Angeles looks to finish big projects before starting new ones

PORT ANGELES — Not many new projects in Port Angeles are being planned until current large construction projects are completed, according to the city's 2008-2014… Continue reading

Inmate escapes chain gang, recaptured two hours later

PORT ANGELES — A 24-year-old Sequim man who escaped from the Clallam County Sheriff's Chain Gang on Thursday afternoon was recaptured following a two-hour search… Continue reading

Man in alleged ferry bomb hoax awaiting mental evaluation

PORT ANGELES — Arraignment of a 60-year-old Port Angeles man who said he had placed a bomb aboard the Victoria Express passenger ferry on Saturday… Continue reading

Workin’ on the chain gang? It’s a reward for good behavior nowadays

PORT ANGELES — Chain gangs have come a long way since the one made famous by Paul Newman in the 1967 movie "Cool Hand Luke."… Continue reading

Man jailed for alleged bomb hoax involving Port Angeles ferry; mental evaluation ordered

PORT ANGELES — A 60-year-old Port Angeles man has been ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation after telling Victoria Express owner Jack Harmon that… Continue reading

Port Angeles Coast Guard Air Station gets new wave of helicopters

PORT ANGELES — The three new helicopters delivered this month to Coast Guard Group/Air Station Port Angeles feature more reliable engines, better communications systems and… Continue reading

Project to slow summer traffic on Highway 112

CLALLAM BAY — A four-month construction project along 62 miles of state Highway 112 that begins today is expected to cause some traffic delays. "This… Continue reading

What $4 gasoline? Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts draws big crowd

PORT ANGELES — You know the music is good when the frenetic festival organizer takes time from her myriad responsibilities to sit and listen with… Continue reading

More folks going camping to save money? Hard to tell, parks officials say

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Are sky-high gas prices and a shaky economy making the North Olympic Peninsula's parks and campgrounds an attractive option for the… Continue reading

Port Angeles city, port create joint cleanup group for Rayonier, harbor

PORT ANGELES — The City Council and Port of Port Angeles commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday night to cooperate in cleaning up Port Angeles Harbor and… Continue reading

PA, Port may form harbor cleanup authority

PORT ANGELES — A non-taxing public development authority to combine city and port efforts to clean up Port Angeles Harbor and redevelop the former Rayonier… Continue reading

PA marks 100th anniversary of Great White Fleet’s visit

PORT ANGELES — More than 50 people gathered at City Pier on Saturday to recognize the 100th anniversary of a visit from a contingent of… Continue reading

Hot spell, stubborn snow shouldn’t bring flooding

Spring's late arrival, which has kept snow longer in the lower elevations, is expected to lead to higher streamflows this spring and summer as it… Continue reading

Great White Fleet events set for PA, PT

The year was 1907, and a young nation that almost a decade earlier had taken over the remnants of the Spanish empire in the Caribbean… Continue reading