Paige Dickerson

Port of Port Angeles banking on composites for its industrial future

PORT ANGELES — The success of composites industries making items ranging from snowboards to aerospace parts gives the Port of Port Angeles a vision for… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island fundraiser fights ‘the beast within’ with walk for multiple sclerosis

SEQUIM — Karen Griffiths of Sequim decided to participate in the Bainbridge Island Walk for Multiple Sclerosis on April 2 because she still can. When… Continue reading

Price Ford Lincoln to donate to Port Angeles High School for test-drives

PORT ANGELES — Price Ford Lincoln wants to get engines roaring for Port Angeles High School music. For every person who takes a car on… Continue reading

Sequim Democrat to run for Clallam County commissioner

SEQUIM — Linda Barnfather, a Sequim Democrat, is the first candidate to announce candidacy for the Clallam County commissioner seat now held by fellow Sequim… Continue reading

Quileute tribal chairwoman tells Senate committee of fear of tsunamis

LAPUSH — During five minutes of oral testimony before the Senate's Committee on Indian Affairs on Thursday, Quileute Tribal Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland talked about living… Continue reading

Quilts accepted today for Forks’ Rainfest this weekend

FORKS — “Let It Rain, Let It Pour” is the annual theme of Forks' Rainfest, which will celebrate its trademark weather with quilts, art, music… Continue reading

Quileute tribal chairwoman to testify to Senate committee about need for higher ground

LAPUSH — Quileute Tribal Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Thursday to urge quick action on a… Continue reading

PENINSULA POLL BACKGROUNDER: Tourism promoters optimistic despite gas prices near $4 a gallon

Gasoline prices on the North Olympic Peninsula are lapping at the $4 a gallon mark for the second time in three years. And nobody knows… Continue reading

Forks man tabbed as 20-millionth fare for Clallam Transit

Mike Clark has a routine: Every morning for nine years, he has boarded Clallam Transit's commuter bus in Forks to go to work at Evergreen… Continue reading

Port Angeles mulls bids for park planning; logging of trees near airport a major element

PORT ANGELES — Port of Port Angeles staff is reviewing the qualifications of 10 contractors who responded to a request for qualifications for the master… Continue reading

Some businesses reel, others lucky during spate of burglaries

PORT ANGELES — Disaster hit a place made for fun, discovered Dan Kerber, owner of the arcade Gateway Gaming Center, when he walked into his… Continue reading

How burglary taught her a lesson

PORT ANGELES — Lynn Watts has an unusual message for the people or person who burglarized her hamburger joint at Laird’s Corner on Monday night:… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD, future electricity provider, votes for BPA’s proposed settlement

PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners have voted unanimously to sign a lawsuit settlement agreement with Bonneville Power Administration that would affect… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners won’t sign letter asking for state’s help on Rayonier site

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County commissioners Tuesday held firm to their decision not to sign a letter asking Gov. Chris Gregoire to help ensure the… Continue reading

Peninsula College cuts continuing education classes

PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College will cut continuing education classes for about 150 students July 1. The college, which has typically offered classes for “adult… Continue reading

Trial of Port Angeles woman charged with vehicular homicide moved to September

PORT ANGELES — The trial of Amber Steim of Port Angeles on charges of vehicular homicide while under the influence of alcohol and witness tampering… Continue reading

Ceremony to honor fighters of Desert Storm, Shield wars with highway designation

LAPUSH — State Highway 110 will be officially the Desert Storm/Desert Shield Memorial Highway after a ribbon-cutting Saturday, April 16. Gerald Rettela, Olympic Peninsula chapter… Continue reading

Clallam PUD puts decision on BPA settlement on hold

PORT ANGELES — An undecided Clallam County Public Utility District Commission did not take formal action Monday on a settlement with Bonneville Power Administration that… Continue reading

Clallam Bay artists create sculpture to honor rocker Cobain in his hometown [***GALLERY***]

CLALLAM BAY — For Clallam Bay artists Lora and Kim Malakoff, the 8½-foot steel-and-concrete guitar that went to Aberdeen this weekend was a journey into… Continue reading

Angeles Composite’s contract will mean 50 jobs, millions in income, leader says

PORT ANGELES — Angeles Composite Technologies Inc. has been awarded a contract with Bombardier Aerospace that will mean the company adds 50 jobs over the… Continue reading