Thursday, October 30, 2014

Green Creek Wood Products to Close This Saturday

Green Creek Wood Products LLC will be closing this Saturday.  Thirty-five employees are being laid off, according to Green Crow President Randy Johnson.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Navy's Electronic Warfare Program: Public Forum in Port Angeles

On Thursday November 6th, 6 p.m. in the Port Angeles City Council chambers,  there will be a public forum on the Navy's proposed electronic warfare program on the West End.

Interesting comments at the end of the linked article.  Only one commenter has expressed concern over the possible hazards of this program, and another commenter responded with You seem to be the only one with your shorts in a knot.....nobody else really cares.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Chamber of Commerce Executive Director to Step Down Next Year

Russ Veenema, Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce executive director, is planning to resign at the end of 2015 when his current contract expires.  He said:

“As of now, yes, the plan would be for me to leave the chamber at the end of 2015.  It’s been a great job, the board is terrific, and we’re all looking forward to the new look of the chamber that we are looking forward to putting on in 2015.”

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mark Nichols: the Washington, D.C. Connection

Mark Nichols, candidate for Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney, has raised more campaign cash from the Washington, D.C. area than from Clallam County.  Out of Nichols' top 55 donors, 53 of them are from outside the Olympic Peninsula.  Mark Nichols said:

“I’ll take support from any source that does not create a conflict of interest.” 

It may not be a conflict of interest, but who in Washington, D.C. could possibly care about a local election 3,000 miles away?

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Debate between William Payne and Mark Nichols at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

At tomorrow's Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon, there will be a debate between the candidates for prosecuting attorney:  incumbent William Payne and challenger Mark Nichols.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Peninsula Poll, 10/15/14: Gun Control Initiatives

Today's PDN Poll asks:

Which statewide firearm initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot do you plan on voting for?

Number of votes cast: 564 

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Debate between Sheila Roark Miller and Mary Ellen Winborn at next PABA meeting

At this Tuesday's meeting of the Port Angeles Business Association, the guests will be the candidates for  Clallam County community development director:  incumbent Sheila Roark Miller and challenger Mary Ellen Winborn.