JUNE 9, 2016

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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.

Read more here: http://www.theolympian.com/opinion/op-ed/article82603492.html#storylink=cpy

 

 

PEOPLE

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.

Read more here: http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2016306089986

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