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Elizabeth Schwantor

Olympic Medical Center adds Elizabeth Schwantor to legal department

Olympic Medical Center has announced that Elizabeth Schwantor has joined the legal department at the hospital. Schwantor is a graduate of Port… Continue reading

Elizabeth Schwantor
Susan Steffes, co-owner of Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain

Local lavender farm wins contest honors

Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain announced that it has won several awards at the International Judging of 2020 Lavender Essential Oils. The farm… Continue reading

Susan Steffes, co-owner of Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain
Kitsap Bank employees Julie Hatch, on left, and Tammy Armacost, on right, present the Community edg3 award to Amma’s Umma staff, in the center, from left to right, Chelsea Lierly, Chelsea Winfield and Alisha Grasser.

Port Angeles boutique takes home edg3 prize

Port Angeles boutique Amma’s Umma won the Community edg3 Award in Kitsap Bank’s annual edg3 small business competition. The $5,000 prize is… Continue reading

Kitsap Bank employees Julie Hatch, on left, and Tammy Armacost, on right, present the Community edg3 award to Amma’s Umma staff, in the center, from left to right, Chelsea Lierly, Chelsea Winfield and Alisha Grasser.
Julie Hendrickson is a new real estate broker at Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East

New broker joins team in Sequim

Windermere Real Estate has hired Julie Hendrickson as broker at its Sequim-East office. Hendrickson has lived Sequim most of her life. For more… Continue reading

Julie Hendrickson is a new real estate broker at Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East
Walmart was very busy on Black Friday with customers getting those special gifts and items on sale.
	ID: Roland Gagnon Jr. of Neah Bay came all the way in to Walmart for special bargain he needed like this car seat he purchased
(I tried to shoot shoppers at 5 AM but there was very few at that early hour so I shot this a little later on Black Friday in front of Walmart.) dlogan

Bargain hunters out on Black Friday in Port Angeles

Walmart in Port Angeles was very busy on Black Friday with customers buying gifts and special items. Roland Gagnon Jr., of Neah Bay, came all… Continue reading

Walmart was very busy on Black Friday with customers getting those special gifts and items on sale.
	ID: Roland Gagnon Jr. of Neah Bay came all the way in to Walmart for special bargain he needed like this car seat he purchased
(I tried to shoot shoppers at 5 AM but there was very few at that early hour so I shot this a little later on Black Friday in front of Walmart.) dlogan
A KidiZoom Creator Cam by VTech is displayed at the Toy Fair, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in New York. The digital camera comes with a green screen and animated backgrounds allowing kids to go to outer space, get chased by T-Rex, or make things disappear. The camera comes with a tabletop tripod, which can also be used as a selfie stick. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores with shipping

The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2020
A KidiZoom Creator Cam by VTech is displayed at the Toy Fair, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in New York. The digital camera comes with a green screen and animated backgrounds allowing kids to go to outer space, get chased by T-Rex, or make things disappear. The camera comes with a tabletop tripod, which can also be used as a selfie stick. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
A sales associate helps customers as they consider the purchase of a big-screen television at a Costco warehouse on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.  U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed Americans’ confidence down to the lowest level since August. The Conference Board said the November reading represented a drop from a revised 101.4 in October.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Picture of US economy still worrisome as virus damages

Gripped by the accelerating viral outbreak, the U.S. economy is under pressure from… Continue reading

A sales associate helps customers as they consider the purchase of a big-screen television at a Costco warehouse on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.  U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed Americans’ confidence down to the lowest level since August. The Conference Board said the November reading represented a drop from a revised 101.4 in October.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Coffee With Colleen, hosted by Colleen McAleer, on Wednesdays at 8 a.m. This week will feature Rep. Steve… Continue reading

State offers $135 million in grants, loans for businesses

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced $135 million in grants, loans and other assistance to help businesses… Continue reading

Armstrong relaunched as Brix Marine

Armstrong Marine USA has announced its new corporate name, Brix Marine. The firm, which makes aluminum catamarans and workboats, has been located… Continue reading

FILE - This May 7, 2020, file photo shows a man wearing a mask while walking under a Now Hiring sign at a CVS Pharmacy during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco.  On Thursday, Nov. 12, the number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, the fourth straight drop and a sign that the job market is slowly healing. The figures coincide with a sharp resurgence in confirmed viral infections to an all-time high above 120,000 a day.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

US jobless claims rise to 742,000; millions to lose aid

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2020
FILE - This May 7, 2020, file photo shows a man wearing a mask while walking under a Now Hiring sign at a CVS Pharmacy during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco.  On Thursday, Nov. 12, the number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, the fourth straight drop and a sign that the job market is slowly healing. The figures coincide with a sharp resurgence in confirmed viral infections to an all-time high above 120,000 a day.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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Construction fencing surrounds the site of a luxury hotel being built by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe at Front and Laurel streets in downtown Port Angeles.

Elwha Hotel build to start next summer

Epidemic has slowed progress of project

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Construction fencing surrounds the site of a luxury hotel being built by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe at Front and Laurel streets in downtown Port Angeles.

Global rally slows, but vaccine optimism still remains high

The big rally for markets worldwide slowed on Tuesday, but optimism… Continue reading

Free business tax webinar slated

The state Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar for new and small business owners from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Nina Hill receives OMC leadership award.

Olympic Medical Center recognizes lab manager

Nina Hill was presented a leadership award by Dr. Scott Kennedy, chief medical officer at Olympic Medical Center. Hill, the center’s laboratory… Continue reading

Nina Hill receives OMC leadership award.

Clallam PUD earns Smart Energy Provider designation

Clallam Public Utility District #1 has earned the Smart Energy Provider designation from the American Public Power Association. The SEP program recognizes… Continue reading

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New OB-GYNs join Women’s Health Clinic

Jefferson Healthcare has announced that Dr. Christine Skorbeg will join its Women’s Health Clinic as the medical director. Skorberg, along with new… Continue reading

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