Brian Gawley

Rayonier mill site cleanup put on Ecology’s fast track

PORT ANGELES — Toxic cleanup at the site of the former Rayonier mill is now on a fast track. Eight years after it began, the… Continue reading

Gateway Center concrete pour delayed

PORT ANGELES — Today's scheduled one-day concrete pour for the Port Angeles International Gateway Transportation Center has been delayed until 7:15 a.m. Monday, in hopes… Continue reading

One-day food distribution set Saturday for workers idled by Kply mill closing

PORT ANGELES — A special one-day food distribution is planned exclusively for the 126 KPly employees who haven't worked since November. The 126 employees at… Continue reading

Part of Bubble building stuck at Snoqualmie Pass

PORT ANGELES — Snow on Snoqualmie Pass has delayed the arrival of the one of the three trucks transporting The Bubble field house from New… Continue reading

‘We’re not done yet’: Water plant feted in mega-project to remove Elwha dams

PORT ANGELES — More than 70 people gathered Saturday morning in mixed rain and snow along the Elwha River for a groundbreaking ceremony for the… Continue reading

Law enforcement to step up patrols against speeders, drunken drivers year-round

Beginning Feb. 15, the State Patrol will assist Clallam and Jefferson county law enforcement agencies in conducting special patrols for speeding and drunk driving all… Continue reading

Downtown Port Angeles businesses grin and bear it through construction

PORT ANGELES — Stores stand like islands surrounded by pits and moats. Temporary footbridges offer wobbly paths into businesses via what one business owner calls… Continue reading

Port Angeles to restudy cross-town bypass — for keeps this time?

PORT ANGELES — The city plans to study possible short-term and long-term bypass routes around the downtown area — as well as how to pay… Continue reading

You’ll be hearing more about the MV Coho — new CEO to boost marketing

PORT ANGELES — The new president of Black Ball Transport Inc. plans to intensify marketing of its MV Coho ferry service between Port Angeles and… Continue reading

More downtown street closures loom for Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Driving downtown over the next few weeks may take a road map and a lot of patience. The Port Angeles downtown sidewalk… Continue reading

Natural Resources to maintain increased timber harvest levels, foresters told

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Natural Resources will sell 104 million board feet of timber in Clallam, Jefferson and a portion of Grays… Continue reading

MV Coho ferry owner names new CEO

PORT ANGELES — Ryan Burles was promoted Wednesday to president and CEO of Black Ball Transport Inc., owner and operator of the MV Coho passenger… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council majority cites change in picking new mayor

PORT ANGELES — The same divisions that produced Tuesday night's 4-3 City Council vote electing Gary Braun as mayor for 2008-09 seemed to linger in… Continue reading

Seasonal culling of Sequim elk herd reaches half of year’s goal

SEQUIM — After a 1,222-pound bull was killed Friday morning at Graysmarsh Farm, the seasonal culling of the Sequim elk herd is almost halfway to… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council mulls whether to elect new mayor

PORT ANGELES — Will the Port Angeles City Council vote for continuity and re-elect Karen Rogers to a second two-year term as mayor? Or will… Continue reading

Several Peninsula issues on legislative agenda during session starting Monday

OLYMPIA — Providing a permanent solution for the Port Townsend-Keystone ferry route will be one of the hot topics for our 24th District lawmakers during… Continue reading

State foot ferry on, off, then on Port Townsend route

PORT TOWNSEND — The MV Snohomish passenger ferry is expected to be back on the Port Townsend-Keystone route today after undergoing emergency repairs on Saturday.… Continue reading

Driver in 2004 head-on collision gets three months in jail

PORT ANGELES — Gary Alan Gilbeck, 35, has been sentenced to three months jail time in connection with a fatal head-on collision on U.S. Highway… Continue reading

Old creosote-covered pilings being removed from Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES — An estimated 140 creosote-coated logs are being removed from Port Angeles Harbor at the end of Oak Street. The A-frame dock on… Continue reading

State foot ferry back in service Saturday, to leave from state ferry terminal, not Hudson Point

PORT TOWNSEND — The Snohomish passenger ferry will begin operating Saturday morning on a regular schedule out of the Port Townsend ferry terminal. Susan Harris,… Continue reading