Brian Gawley

Power remains out across sections of Clallam County

Scattered power outages, falling trees and mounting snow kept road and power crews busy in pockets throughout Clallam County on Monday. A second straight day… Continue reading

Walgreens store slated for Port Angeles in 2008

PORT ANGELES -- A Walgreens Drug Store could be coming to Port Angeles but not until 2008, if the sale goes through. The store would… Continue reading

Beaver woman drowns in Sol Duc River

SAPPHO -- A 20-year-old woman from Beaver drowned in the rain-swollen Sol Duc River in a rafting accident on Monday. A second woman in the… Continue reading

City Council unanimously approves pact with county

PORT ANGELES -- Calling the landmark deal a fair one, the City Council unanimously approved a revenue sharing agreement with Clallam County on Tuesday night… Continue reading

Port Angeles maps school closure, realignment plans

PORT ANGELES -- The school district on Tuesday released its analysis of the proposed closure and realignment plan known as Option D and answers to… Continue reading

Port Angeles budget calls for two new police officers, archaeologist

PORT ANGELES -- The city's proposed $110.7 million budget for 2007 includes a lower property tax rate, two new police officers and a state-funded archaeologist… Continue reading

Clallam: Portac mill resuming normal operations ‘week to week’

BEAVER -- Portac Inc. will reopen its sawmill here on Monday after shutting down last Monday and plans to resume five-day per week operations after… Continue reading

Clallam: Final count shows winner in PUD race

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner Ted Simpson has won re-election to another six-year term based on the final vote tally from… Continue reading

Fierce storm takes toll on North Olympic Peninsula

A savage storm gave the back of its hand to the North Olympic Peninsula on Wednesday with a slap that snapped power poles, downed trees,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Water rates to go up $5 or so

PORT ANGELES -- Residents could see their monthly city water bills increase an average of $5.36 per month while commercial customers could see hikes of… Continue reading

Clallam: Sol Duc drowning ‘just a terrible accident’

SAPPHO -- A 20-year-old woman from Beaver who drowned Monday afternoon in the Sol Duc River was wearing a life jacket but became trapped by… Continue reading

Clallam: Latest vote tally shows more of the same

PORT ANGELES -- The latest vote count showed Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner Ted Simpson widening his lead slightly over challenger Cindy Kelly. Bill… Continue reading

Beaver woman drowns in Sol Duc River

SAPPHO -- A 20-year-old woman from Beaver drowned in the rain-swollen Sol Duc River in a rafting accident on Monday. A second woman in the… Continue reading

Port Angeles won”t try pool measure soon, mayor says

PORT ANGELES -- The city won't try to put another swimming pool or aquatic center bond issue on the ballot until the community says that's… Continue reading

Search under way for two missing hikers

BRINNON -- A search began Wednesday morning for two men who are overdue from a one-night backpacking trip they began Saturday to Upper Lena Lake… Continue reading

Port Angeles aquatic center bond goes down in flames

PORT ANGELES -- The city's $13.8 million aquatic center bond issue was soundly defeated in Tuesday's election results, amassing less than one-third of the votes… Continue reading

Simpson leading challenger Kelly in Clallam PUD race

PORT ANGELES -- Incumbent Ted Simpson was narrowly leading challenger Cindy Kelly in the race for Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner on Tuesday night.… Continue reading

Van De Wege holding lead over Buck for legislative seat

Democratic challenger Kevin Van De Wege of Sequim was holding almost a 10 percent lead over incumbent Rep. Jim Buck, R-Joyce, in the race for… Continue reading

Mill layoffs now “indefinite””; re-employment sessions set

PORT ANGELES -- "Re-employment orientation sessions" are scheduled Wednesday for the 59 K Ply workers whose layoff last week now has been classified as "indefinite."… Continue reading

Property sale mixes up merchants’ parking

`PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles Downtown Association is without 129 long-term parking spaces downtown for employees and business owners. The parking spaces haven't disappeared.… Continue reading