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Big Lift Shipping’s MV Happy Star made port in Port Angeles Harbor last week. It is a heavy-lift vessel flying the Netherlands’ flag and is equipped with two 900 metric ton heavy-lift mast cranes geared for handling heavy cargoes, according to the company’s website. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

ON THE WATERFRONT: Heavy-lift ship stands out in Port Angeles Harbor

The bright-yellow vessel came from Vancouver, B.C., after delivering a grain silo.

Big Lift Shipping’s MV Happy Star made port in Port Angeles Harbor last week. It is a heavy-lift vessel flying the Netherlands’ flag and is equipped with two 900 metric ton heavy-lift mast cranes geared for handling heavy cargoes, according to the company’s website. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

State: Peninsula jobless rates decreased slightly in August

Clallam County unemployment came down to 7.6 percent, while Jefferson County’s jobless rate dipped to 7.2 percent, officials said.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Newcomers’ Club to host luncheon; Sequim city water reclamation facility receives award

Business news items for the North Olympic Peninsula.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: OMC employees recognized during recent board meeting … and other items

Business news items for the North Olympic Peninsula.

Patricia Morrison Coate/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Seth Larson is the new owner of Freds, an emergency supplies and gun store in Sequim.                                Patricia Morrison Coate/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Seth Larson is the new owner of Freds, an emergency supplies and gun store in Sequim.

New gun store opens in Sequim

Business focus is on emergency supplies, safety, personal protection

Patricia Morrison Coate/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Seth Larson is the new owner of Freds, an emergency supplies and gun store in Sequim.                                Patricia Morrison Coate/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Seth Larson is the new owner of Freds, an emergency supplies and gun store in Sequim.

Verizon launches new network in Port Angeles

The city is one of 14 in the state to see the LTE Advanced network.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Jefferson County growing but economy needs more young people, official says

Jefferson County growing but economy needs more young people, official says

“Jefferson County has an entrepreneurial spirit, but we’re also looking to create jobs that people can come back for and raise their family on.”

Jefferson County growing but economy needs more young people, official says
Port Angeles chamber lays out five-year plan

Port Angeles chamber lays out five-year plan

By 2020, the goal is to add more than 100 retail establishments to the area and add more than 1,000 jobs, while nearly doubling the chamber’s membership from 390 to 600.

Port Angeles chamber lays out five-year plan

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Sequim yacht club sails for a cause

A regatta will be held Saturday in support of Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County.

Insurance agency gives $2,000 to Clallam County fire district

District plans to use donated funds to buy individual packs for Community Emergency Response Teams.

New vendor joins farmers market in Port Angeles

Hand-crafted, natural fruit wines can now be found at PA farmers market.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Ribbon cut on Composite Recycling Technology Center in Port Angeles

Ribbon cut on Composite Recycling Technology Center in Port Angeles

The CRTC was called the world’s first facility to develop carbon fiber composite scrap materials into products.

Ribbon cut on Composite Recycling Technology Center in Port Angeles
New Moon rising: Tavern set to do business under new ownership starting today

New Moon rising: Tavern set to do business under new ownership starting today

Formerly the Lazy Moon Craft Tavern, the New Moon in Port Angeles will feature beer, cider and wine — and the same staff.

New Moon rising: Tavern set to do business under new ownership starting today

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.