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octopus800 First Nomination to Replace Selinda - Michael R. Cobb mcobb@mcobbandassociates.com Port Angeles, WA 98362                           _________________________________________________________________________________ Management Professional Over 30 years’ experience as a corporate manager, executive and management consultant. Managed and consulted with a wide variety of companies from new...
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octopus800 Nominate your next County Treasurer - Let’s Nominate our new Treasurer.   Whenever Selinda leaves office the county commissioners will get to appoint her interim successor.  Depending of course on the timing of Selinda’s departure–which could hold the spot open till the next election.   In...
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image004 Sludge-spill expose’ at Fairchild log yard heats up - Readers may remember a couple of articles published last year entitled, “Who ya gonna call?” authored by Steve Rinehart who lives out near the Fairchild Log Yard.  In those articles he was informing readers of the problems he was having...
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download (1) Affordable Care Act good for Clallam County - The Affordable Care Act, ACA, (Obama Care) has been great for Clallam County.  Ten doctors and other medical professionals directly involved in patient care in Clallam County spoke at the “Save Our Healthcare National Day of Action” event on January...
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selinda at workGREY Treasurer’s remarks to county commission this morning - Clallam County Treasurer, Selinda Barkhuis’ remarks to the county commissioners today, (February 14th) 1.      Due to health reasons resulting from work related stress, I have  identified a need to transition out of this position. I find myself physically and mentally...
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octopus800 A quote; Sad but true… - “It is a fact that nine-tenths of the HUMAN RACE never have and never will think for themselves, about anything. Whether it’s music or the Affordable Care Act,  almost everybody prefers to sit and wait till somebody, who seems to...
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papatv Treasurer’s Report: Be on the lookout: Tuesday @ 6 pm on Channel 21 - County Treasurer to resign due to repeated political and legal attacks by other county officials.  An extended conversation with Selinda Barkhuis will air on public television on Tuesday, February 14 at 6:00 pm.   Peninsula Area Public Access Television will...
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Sad-Salmon-copy-640x400 Fisheries Disaster - The United States Secretary of Commerce declared nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington as fisheries disasters on Wednesday, 18 January, opening federal coffers for relief assistance. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced each of the fisheries covered...
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53875b37!h PDN attempts revisionist history by Dale Wilson - In the December 27th issue of the Peninsula Daily News it attempts to revise local historical facts and bury an ugly episode with criminal implications. The article is intended to be a “puff-piece” showing how assiduously is the county attempting...
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LTE Letter to the Editor - To the Editor, I like your new format.  This paper has no color printing.  I like it!   Smaller, more efficient, folds into my pocket. I read it on the Coho while taking advantage of a Coho promotion for a free...
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lessons_vp_johnson_tames1_-233x300 Thinking of running for office? Take heart - Politics Is Ugly. Which Is Exactly Why You Should Get Involved. by Hal Hawkins Lyndon Johnson was extremely experienced in the field of political ugliness. Be it lying, corruption, or cronyism, the ugliness of politics holds no partisan, party line,...
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Sewers Flushing the Carlsborg Sewer Project–without water? - Carlsborg Sewer Project–Flushing without water Next time you go to the toilet try to flush it without any water.  Won’t work will it?  Now, try the same thing with a ten million dollar, five mile long sewer pipeline extending from...
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John Merton Marrs Whatever.. by John Merton Marrs - If you want to make America greater – or even “great again” – then think and act locally. In the famous line usually attributed to the late speaker of the House, Tip O’Neill: “All politics is local.” [*] Well, the...
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download Crews close lane on US 101 Elwha River Bridge for inspection   - PORT ANGELES – Weather permitting, drivers will encounter a single-lane closure and alternating traffic conditions across the US 101 Elwha River Bridge west of Port Angeles from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13. Drivers are encouraged to...
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Sewers Carlsborg Sewer Project in Trouble? - Dear Ms. Gardener and Public Works Board, I am writing to forward some disturbing news concerning the Carlsborg Sewer Project.  Specifically, during the Clallam County Board of Commissioners Work Session on February 6, 2017, it came to light that the...
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