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octopus800 An Open Letter From Bill Greenwood, Exec. Director, Economic Development Council - Ladies and Gentlemen: We are here today to ask that the City become a significant funding partner of the Economic Development Council (“the EDC”) and that your designated representative retain a seat on our Board of Directors, a board whose...
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mcentire Ego Development Council? Opinion by Dale Wilson - County Commissioner Jim McEntire is also on the board of the Economic Development Council, one of the few elected officials still on the board since McEntire purged the board membership. Only elected officials on the EDC board answered to voters...
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octopus800 Communities Here & There by Diana Somerville - Local governments deposit big money in banks – which gives them leverage for demanding positive changes. Is Port Angeles taking advantage of this? Recent banking ordinances passed across the country require banks to track and report how they’re investing in...
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KarenLong Why Oven Spoonful Closed - Why Oven Spoonful closed It’s sad to see a popular, thriving downtown business like Oven Spoonful suddenly close – and doubly sad to discover the reason was that Karen Long has been diagnosed with Tumefactive MS. Karen, her husband Dave...
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octopus800 What Have You Done For Me Lately 2014: UPDATES - Last month Port O Call invited all the local taxing agencies to inform readers of their most important accomplishments in 2014.  The title of that article was, “What have you done for me lately?” Port O Call inadvertently left out...
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octopus800 High five for first responders Opinion by Edna Willadsen - I recently had the opportunity to see our Police Department in action. At the day’s end, reflecting on what happened, I have to say I appreciate our police more. When the police first arrived with all their flashing lights, I...
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Pensive Mama Consumer Fraud, Bait and Switch or Just Good Government? Opinion by Dale Wilson - Recently my 86 year old mom came to live with us. Not surprisingly, we soon had interface with medical providers. We had to call an ambulance to take mom to the emergency room. (She’s fine now) Harking back to my...
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octopus800 What is the price of a future? Guest Opinion by Steve Methner, PACE - If you haven’t already sent it, there is a ballot on your counter that will help determine the future of Port Angeles. There are only two things on it: a renewal of the school district levy and a bond to...
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octopus800 On to the Charter Review Commission and down Memory Lane by Selinda Barkhuis - First and foremost, I want to thank all of you who voted for me, especially those who voted for me twice, both for County Treasurer and for Charter Review Commissioner (CRC). I hold the distinction not only for being the...
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octopus800 The Case for a Ban on Personal Fireworks Opinion by Fireworks Steering Committe - Opinion by Fireworks Steering Committee In January, the Port Angeles city council asked staff members to draft a new ordinance banning the use of personal fireworks within the city limits. The ordinance will be discussed at one or possibly two...
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octopus800 High incidence of autism in America by Frank Springob, D.C. - The rise in autism in America is truly alarming. Twenty years ago, one in 200 children was autistic. Now, according to autismspeaks.org, the number is closer to one in 64 and accelerating. At a recent conference, during a panel discussion...
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12 Spirit of the 12th Man by Sarah Garling - Recently I was asked what one of the highlights of 2014 was for me. My response: “seeing the Lombardi trophy glisten in the sunlight from the corner of 4th and Columbia in downtown Seattle.” On Wednesday February 5th, just 3...
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Pet Posse: Missing Pet Alerts.

octopus800 Missing: Male Black Lab. - LOKE HAS BEEN FOUND. THANK YOU! MISSING FAMILY… MALE BLACK LAB was found between Dry Creek and Lower Elwha River at 3 pm today (Sunday, 1/25/15). No collar, No Chip. Not neutered. If you have any info on his family,...
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IMG_69196702795384 Missing Female Spayed Calico. - Missing female spayed calico. She is microchiped and is wearing a black collar with rhinestones and a bell. She went missing from olympic vet in port angeles. Contact pet posse of found 775-5154 (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)
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