Jonathan Arakawa shares a story board with late Elwha Elder Ramona. The Port Angeles School District has a long standing relationship with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, and celebrated that strong relationship during National Native American Heritage Month.

PASD marks Native American Heritage Month by celebrating the long partnership with Klallam Tribe

Government-to-government relationship nurtures education for, and about, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe


Gabriel S. (“Gabe”) Galanda has been appointed to the Boards of Directors for First Northwest Bancorp, the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan of Port Angeles.

Port Angeles born and raised, Indigenous lawyer appointed to First Fed Board

‘I hope to represent and give voice to the Olympic Peninsula’s historically marginalized communities.’