City Council

Thomas Olson

New Port Townsend police chief selected

Thomas Olson, from University of Washington Police Department, to start by May 3

 

Port Angeles considers ordering hazard pay for grocery workers

Eyes are on Seattle challenge of similar law; first reading April 6

 

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Barricades block a section of Race Street at Park Avenue in Port Angeles as a crew trims trees on Tuesday.

Repairs of Race Street section to begin in two weeks

Repairs to a damaged section of South Race Street will begin in two weeks and are expected to be completed by the… Continue reading

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Barricades block a section of Race Street at Park Avenue in Port Angeles as a crew trims trees on Tuesday.

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to consider state COVID-19 response funding

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will discuss a contract amendment with the state Department of Health which would add funding to the Health and… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro.
Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro.
Charisse Deschenes will serve as Sequim interim city manager for up to six months when city councilors will evaluate promoting her and/or begin a search for a different permanent city manager. Photo courtesy of Charisse Deschenes

Sequim names interim city manager

Contract gives council six months to consider Deschenes in permanent position

Charisse Deschenes will serve as Sequim interim city manager for up to six months when city councilors will evaluate promoting her and/or begin a search for a different permanent city manager. Photo courtesy of Charisse Deschenes

Housing top priority in Port Angeles strategic plan

Every Port Angeles resident should have a safe and affordable place to live, the City Council said in a draft strategic plan.… Continue reading

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Low-income advocate to sit on Sequim City Council

Rachel Anderson looks to bring people together

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Six of nine candidates for the vacant Sequim city council seat participated in a forum hosted by the Sequim Good Governance League on Feb. 9. They included, clockwise from top left, Vicki Lowe, Daryl Scott Ness, Janine Bocciardi, Kathy Downer, Rachel Anderson and Lowell Rathbun. David Rich could not participate due to a family obligation, Cynthia Dinan was ill and Autumn Wolfgang could not be reached. Candidates will be interviewed in a special meeting by city councilors Monday.
Six of nine candidates for the vacant Sequim city council seat participated in a forum hosted by the Sequim Good Governance League on Feb. 9. They included, clockwise from top left, Vicki Lowe, Daryl Scott Ness, Janine Bocciardi, Kathy Downer, Rachel Anderson and Lowell Rathbun. David Rich could not participate due to a family obligation, Cynthia Dinan was ill and Autumn Wolfgang could not be reached. Candidates will be interviewed in a special meeting by city councilors Monday.
Pam Chapman, left, and neighbor Corena Stern, along with Chapman's dogs Bella and Hamish, walk on Tyler Street in Uptown Port Townsend on Tuesday. Port Townsend officials are looking at ways to maintain 81 miles of city streets on a limited budget.  (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Pam Chapman, left, and neighbor Corena Stern, along with Chapman's dogs Bella and Hamish, walk on Tyler Street in Uptown Port Townsend on Tuesday. Port Townsend officials are looking at ways to maintain 81 miles of city streets on a limited budget.  (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim City Council seat draws 9

Potential appointees apply for unexpired term

Sequim Planning Commission extends deadline for vacancy applications

The application deadline for two vacancies on the Sequim Planning Commission has been extended to Feb. 26. Applicants, who must be residents of… Continue reading

Sidney Murphy stands in the alley behind her home on West 13th Street in Port Angeles. The dirt alley also is the front driveway to several homes build on a sloping hillside and it's the only access for emergency services. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Petition asks Port Angeles to fix roads

Dust, mud facts of life for this neighborhood

Sidney Murphy stands in the alley behind her home on West 13th Street in Port Angeles. The dirt alley also is the front driveway to several homes build on a sloping hillside and it's the only access for emergency services. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)
These conceptual drawings from American Ramp Company/Velosolutions show the BMX pump track planned for Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. Organizers hope to open the track in October.

BMX, other bikes, wheelchairs welcome

New grant-funded course expected to open next fall

These conceptual drawings from American Ramp Company/Velosolutions show the BMX pump track planned for Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. Organizers hope to open the track in October.

Port Angeles City Council OKs harbor cleanup settlement

Body also cuts speed limit on Lincoln Street, opposes roadmap plan

Amid Wednesday morning's sunshine, volunteer Ken Radon neatens the Port Townsend Municipal Golf Course, where he often plays. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend City Council extends golf course lease

Capital investments unlikely in contrac with same operator

Amid Wednesday morning's sunshine, volunteer Ken Radon neatens the Port Townsend Municipal Golf Course, where he often plays. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend looking for pool solution

YMCA could help Mountain View location reopen

Forks mayor highlights West End economy

Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher told of efforts to stabilize the West End economy and of the harm done to the fishing industry by… Continue reading