Brian Gawley

Port Angeles: Rayonier dock repair project raises concerns

PORT ANGELES -- Rayonier, Inc., wants to refurbish its Ennis Drive dock, but a local environmental group claims replacing pilings will stir up contaminated sediment.… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Proposed hydroelectric project raises eyebrows –April Fools” joke?

Amusement to exasperation to outright opposition -- that's been the reaction to a man who says he's applied for a federal license to build a… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Entrepreneur proposes power plant

A former Port Angeles resident has proposed building a small hydroelectric plant in the Seven Lakes Basin of Olympic National Park. John Worthington of Seattle… Continue reading

Forks: Coast Guard, city officials clash over proposed station closure

FORKS -- City officials are convinced the Coast Guard has already decided to close Station Quillayute River. And a special meeting Tuesday between Coast Guard… Continue reading

Clallam: Election filings end; more open Wednesday

Filing for the fall elections ended Friday with 116 candidates seeking offices ranging from city council positions to fire protection districts. In most of the… Continue reading

Clallam: Joyce scouts rescue couple from British Columbia river

JOYCE -- For the second time in a year, Boy Scout Joseph Kubalek is a hero. Last year, he rescued a woman who fell into… Continue reading

Clallam: Two more races to be contested

Two more general election bouts emerged Thursday as 18 candidates joined races during the fourth day of election filing at the Clallam County Courthouse. Today… Continue reading

Agnew: Utility to replace filtration plant

AGNEW -- Fairview Water System users could face monthly rate increases to pay for a new water filtration plant. Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners… Continue reading

Clallam: Third day of filing produces 17 more candidates

The third day of election filing produced seventeen more candidates, but only one more primary election race. Wednesday's filings bring the slate to 69 candidates… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port top spot finalists to visit city

PORT ANGELES -- Two of the three finalists for the Port of Port Angeles executive director position say they are excited about the opportunity. "I'm… Continue reading

Clallam: Mayors race heats up in Forks

Fifteen more candidates filed for office in Clallam County on Tuesday, the second day of filing in the fall election cycle. The election season heated… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Officials propose subsidy to back conference center

PORT ANGELES -- City officials are offering a $2 million, 20-year development subsidy, plus potential operating subsidies, to attract a regional conference center to the… Continue reading

28 candidates emerge on first day of filing in Clallam County

A total of 28 people threw their hats in the ring on the first day of candidate filing for the fall elections. A half dozen… Continue reading

Clallam: Businessman seeks Port commission post

Businessman Tim Fraser says he is throwing his hat in the ring for Port of Port Angeles commissioner. So far he is the only announced… Continue reading

Clallam County: PA airs annexation draft; reactions mixed

PORT ANGELES -- Officials have rolled out a draft report on the city's proposal to annex residential and commercial lands between the eastern city limits… Continue reading

Peninsula: Fire crews end Cascades work; to return home

Most of the firefighters dispatched from Clallam and Jefferson counties to fight the wildfires in north-central Washington will return home by week's end, officials said.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City approves water use rules, penalties

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council approved water use restrictions and penalties Tuesday which could be imposed during a water shortage. The council voted 5-1,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council to consider water-shortage rules

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council will consider an ordinance tonight establishing water use restrictions in the event of a water shortage. The proposed ordinance… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Water is clean, report says

PORT ANGELES -- City residents can rest assured they are drinking clean water, according to an annual city water quality report. "Our water is very… Continue reading

Peninsula: Campers, check fire conditions before you go

With summer shaping up to be a lively fire season, state and federal officials urge people heading for their favorite outdoor pursuits to find out… Continue reading