Opinion: Port’s terminal plays vital role in local economy
Michael Cade, June 9, 2016, The Olympian BY
The Port of Olympia’s maritime terminal is a unique community asset that contributes significantly to the economic and cultural health of Thurston County.
While some, like former Mayor Bob Jacobs (The Olympian, May 9), question its value or, worse, suggest that we voluntarily give up that asset, such short-sighted thinking doesn’t serve the best interests of county residents.
Four finalists named for Port of Port Angeles executive director post — corrected
By Paul Gottlieb, June 9, 2016, Peninsula Daily News
Four Washington state residents, including Karen Goschen of Sequim and David Walter of Port Angeles, have been selected as finalists for the Port of Port Angeles’ executive director position vacated Dec. 31 by Ken O’Hollaren.
Port commissioners will interview Goschen, Walter, James Kuntz of Walla Walla and Robert Uptagrafft of Everett during a public meeting from noon to 5 p.m. June 16 at the port administrative building, 338 W. First St., Port Angeles.