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Top row: Michael Smith; middle row, left to right: Jessica Hernandez, Gordon Pomeroy and Bruce Giddens; and bottom row: Charlie Bush, Mari Mullen and Jon Preston. Michael Smith, executive director of Shipley Center in Sequim Michael Smith has served as the executive director of Shipley Center in Sequim since 2005. With more than 1,800 members, the nonprofit Shipley Center provides activities for senior adults that emphasize the center’s motto, “Friendship, Recreation, Education.” Smith is proud to work with a team of eight professional staff, 120 volunteers and a volunteer board of 11. Recent accomplishments include the establishment of a nonprofit café within Shipley Center that is open to the public, and leading out in planning and fundraising for a new 4,320-square-foot Health and Wellness Annex to better serve Shipley Center members and the community. Since 2005, Shipley Center membership has almost doubled, the number of activities, trips and classes have tripled, and the net worth of the organization has grown tenfold. A native of Houston, Texas, Smith grew up in Southern California, and has lived in Sequim since 1996 with his wife, Elizabeth. His degree is in psychology with a health professions minor. Smith previously served as the teen director for the Sequim Boys & Girls Club, and has experience in the insurance, banking, real estate and investment fields. The Smiths, active members of the Sequim Adventist Church, have a son and a daughter, two granddaughters and a Shih Tzu. Jessica Hernandez, executive director of the Port Angeles Food Bank Jessica Hernandez has served as the executive director of the Port Angeles Food Bank since 2014, bringing her vision and tireless hard work to engage and assist the most vulnerable members of the community. Since 2014, the organization has shifted to concentrate on providing the most nutritious food to clients that visit. Hernandez has prioritized securing locallysourced produce, providing fresh milk and eggs to each household, expanding the Friday Food Bag program that feeds nearly 500 local children each week during the school year, and launching a special program for clients affected by homelessness. In 2014, Hernandez worked with future Clallam County Commissioner Mark Ozias to form the Peninsula Food Coalition. The PFC was established to unify food rescue and distribution efforts of Peninsula food banks and meal programs, focusing on the West End and to include tribal partners. Hernandez has been a member of the Port Angeles Rotary Club since 2014 serving as president from 2015 to 2016. She also has served on the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce board since 2014 and is the current president. A graduate of the University of Washington,

Hernandez lived in Seattle managing a real estate law firm in Pioneer Square before relocating to the Peninsula in 2010 with her husband, Chris, and two small children, Seren and Stone. Crediting her tradition of service to the values taught to her by her mother she looks forward to future successes for the people of the Peninsula. Gordon Pomeroy, fire chief of East Jefferson Fire Rescue Gordon Pomeroy joined East Jefferson Fire Rescue department in May 2008 to head EJFR’s growing EMS Critical Care Transport Division. He was named fire chief in December 2009. Pomeroy brings 37 years of EMS experience as an EMT then a paramedic and instructor with Shoreline Fire Department. As the head of several private companies, he helped develop an early DNA identification process and has worked extensively with the motion picture industry as an EMS staff coordinator. Pomeroy was trained at Harborview Medical Center under the auspices of the University of Washington in 1980 and has obtained a large variety of fire service certifications throughout his long career. Today, Pomeroy heads up a fire district with an annual operating budget of $6.77 million, 35 career staff members and six fire stations. In 2016, EJFR responded to more than 4,500 calls for service in an area of approximately 68 square miles in and around Port Townsend. In addition, Pomeroy has been chairman of the East Jefferson County EMS and Trauma Council, and president of the Jefferson County Fire Chief’s Association. Bruce Giddens, Clallam County Parks supervisor Bruce Giddens was raised in Seattle and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington State University. He has spent 34 years in the parks and recreation field. He worked as the maintenance lead at the Clallam County Fairgrounds from 1983 until 1990, when he accepted a park manager position at Lake Mayfield County Park in Lewis County. In 2000, Giddens was offered the park manager position at Salt Creek Recreation Area near Joyce. He was on-site when the Clallam County Parks, Fair and Facilities Department was awarded a federal grant to make improvements to the park’s infrastructure, which resulted in huge increase in the number of visitors staying at Salt Creek. In 2006, Giddens was selected for the new position of Clallam County Parks supervisor. He is responsible for supervising Salt Creek, Dungeness Recreation Area and Camp David Jr.’s park managers. He works to market these facilities and coordinates community outreach programs along with other administrative duties. Clallam County Parks has 21 park facilities and the Clallam County Fairgrounds. In addition, the department maintains other county facilities. Giddens is a member of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau board, which is responsible for marketing Clallam County for tourism. Giddens and Kim have four grown children between them and four grandchildren. They enjoy gardening and traveling abroad. Charlie Bush, Sequim city manager Charlie Bush began serving as Sequim’s city manager in August 2015. Bush reports to Sequim’s seven city councilors, implements public policy created by the council and manages the organization. During Bush’s service to Sequim, accomplishments have included helping to bring the YMCA to Sequim, improving parking at Carrie Blake Park, completing the first phase of improvements to the Guy Cole Convention Center, improving the city’s financial position, successful management of the city through a wave of retirements, Sequim

Police Department accreditation, internal implementation of lean process improvement practices, Tree City USA designation, full funding of the West Fir Street project, approval and implementation of a new comprehensive plan, development of the city’s Emergency Operations Center and achieving world-class level employee engagement within the organization. Bush came to Sequim from the city of Issaquah, where he served as development services director and deputy city administrator. He and his partner, Jessica, live in Sequim with their dog, Shep. When not engaged in government affairs, Bush enjoys hiking, kayaking, cycling, running, watching sports, reading, travel, video games, movies and meditation. Mari F. Mullen, executive director of the Port Townsend Main Street Program The nonprofit Port Townsend Main Street Program is an award-winning, accredited Main Street Program with a national profile. The program’s mission is to preserve, promote and enhance the city’s historic business districts. Mullen, the program’s executive director, is experienced in all four areas of the Main Street four-point approach (organization, design, economics and promotion), with special expertise in marketing and public relations, heritage tourism, promotions and event planning.  The program’s dedicated staff and volunteers are advocates for the city’s historic districts.  Volunteers donated nearly 2,000 hours in community service last year. The program coordinates beautification efforts (120-plus hanging flower baskets, downtown restroom maintenance, gardening, holiday decorating) and offers loan programs and resources, which support economic prosperity and historic preservation. They collaborate with numerous partners to support a vibrant, sustainable local economy. The Port Townsend Main Street Program coordinates 25 events which bring more than 12,000 people to town annually.   The program encourages local shopping and dining through year-round promotions. See more at ptmainstreet.org. Mullen’s interests include photography, writing and exploring small towns whenever she gets the chance. Photo by Elizabeth Becker/Seaport Photography Jon Preston, Forks City Council and Olympic National Park IT specialist Jon Preston has been making people laugh on the Olympic Peninsula for 28 years. He was a career National Park Service ranger, and recently moved into the IT field to make room for younger rangers beginning their careers. Preston also was elected to Position 5 on the Forks City Council for a four-year term. Preston’s love affair with the lush Peninsula landscape began when he was 7 years old. Preston grew up in Hawaii, and was staying with Washington relatives on a summer trip when he made his first trip to Olympic National Park. Two years later he visited Hurricane Ridge. His career has included being a scuba diver, U.S. Navy technician, theater arts major and plumber. Plumber certification took years of work and apprenticeship in California, but Preston knew he could go almost anywhere and would be able to find work. The day he finished the certification, his truck was already loaded for a drive to Port Angeles to be near the Olympic Mountains. He put an ad in the paper when he rolled into town that afternoon that said “plumber seeking employment,” with instructions to call a particular phone number, which happened to be the phone booth next to Odyssey Bookshop. Preston volunteered at Hurricane Ridge in 1991 and then worked his way into seasonal appointments within Olympic National Park.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Jefferson County Economic Development Council �������������������������������������7 Port Townsend City Council ������������������������������������������� 8 Assessor ��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9 Auditor ����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9 Treasurer �������������������������������������������������������������������������� 9 District Court ������������������������������������������������������������������� 9 Sheriff ������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 9 Community Development ����������������������������������������������� 9 County Commissioners ��������������������������������������������������� 9 East Jefferson Fire-Rescue������������������������������������������� 10 Jefferson County Fire District No. 2���������������������������� 10 Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue������������������������������������������ 10 Brinnon Fire Department/Jefferson County Fire District No. 4������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10 Discovery Bay Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department/ Jefferson County Fire District No. 5���������������������������� 10 Port Townsend Police Department������������������������������ 11 Public Utility District ��������������������������������������������������� 11 Jefferson Transit Authority ������������������������������������������ 12 Mountain View Swimming Pool ��������������������������������� 12 Chamber of Commerce ������������������������������������������������ 12 Jefferson Healthcare ���������������������������������������������������� 13 Port of Port Townsend�������������������������������������������������� 13 Nonprofits ��������������������������������������������������������������������� 14 Port Townsend Public Library ������������������������������������ 15 Jefferson County Library ��������������������������������������������� 15 Quinault tribe ��������������������������������������������������������������� 15 Hoh tribe����������������������������������������������������������������������� 15 Schools ������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17

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Treasurer ������������������������������������������������������������������������ 20 Department of Community Development ������������������� 20 Sheriff ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20

Assessor ������������������������������������������������������������������������21 Auditor ��������������������������������������������������������������������������21 Superior Court �������������������������������������������������������������22 Prosecuting Attorney����������������������������������������������������22 District Court I �������������������������������������������������������������22 District Court II�������������������������������������������������������������22 County Commissioners ������������������������������������������������24 Clallam Transit System�������������������������������������������������24 Olympic Medical Center ����������������������������������������������27 Peninsula College ���������������������������������������������������������28 Public Utility District ���������������������������������������������������28 Sequim School District ������������������������������������������������28 Sequim City Council ����������������������������������������������������29 Sequim Planning Commission ������������������������������������29 North Olympic Library System �����������������������������������30 Sequim Police Department ������������������������������������������32 Fire District No. 3���������������������������������������������������������32 Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce�����������������������������������������������������������������33 Jamestown S’Klallam tribe�������������������������������������������34 YMCA of Sequim ......................................................... 34 Port of Port Angeles������������������������������������������������������36 William Shore Memorial Pool��������������������������������������36 Fire District No. 2������������������������������������������������������������37 Port Angeles Fire Department��������������������������������������37 Port Angeles City Council���������������������������������������������38 Port Angeles Community and Economic Development Department������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42 Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce�����������������������������������������������������������������42 Port Angeles Police Department����������������������������������44 Port Angeles School District�����������������������������������������44 Crescent School District�����������������������������������������������44 Lower Elwha Klallam tribe������������������������������������������45 Department of Fish and Wildlife����������������������������������45 Olympic National Forest����������������������������������������������45 Olympic National Park�������������������������������������������������46 Fire District No. 1���������������������������������������������������������46 Fire District No. 4���������������������������������������������������������46

Fire District No. 5�������������������������������������������������� 46 Neah Bay Fire Department������������������������������������ 46 Forks Community Hospital����������������������������������� 47

Forks Police Department��������������������������������������� 48

Forks City Council�������������������������������������������������������� 48 Quillayute Valley School District��������������������������������� 48 Forks Chamber of Commerce�������������������������������������� 48 Quileute tribe���������������������������������������������������������������� 49 Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce����������������� 49 Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce������������������������������� 49 Cape Flattery School District �������������������������������������� 49 Makah tribe������������������������������������������������������������������� 49 Nonprofits���������������������������������������������������������������������� 50

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Jefferson County’s Economic Development Council Team Jefferson is the economic development engine of Jefferson County. It initiates and facilitates collaborative projects and partnerships that create sustainable prosperity for Jefferson County. It provides one-on-one, confidential consulting and technical assistance to existing businesses in the local community and assists businesses in relocating to Jefferson County. Its team of volunteer professionals includes business owners, retired executives, entrepreneurs and community leaders. Team Jefferson’s mission is to foster a business-friendly environment that fuels economic sustainability, drives innovation and inspires collaborative

community leadership. Team Jefferson has brought more than $6.5 million in new funds to the county, has provided assistance to 45 new business start-ups and successfully set a new positive tone of collaborative leadership for business in the new economy. The office is at 2409 Jefferson St., Suite A in Port Townsend; call 360-3794693 or email admin@edcteamjefferson. com. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays or by appointment. Brian Kuh is the executive director.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT The City of Port Townsend Development Services and Planning Department focuses on reviewing and issuing permits and approvals for new

construction and renovation, demolition, land disturbing activities, permitted and conditional land uses and infrastructure construction. The planning director is Lance Bailey; call 360-379-5095 for the administrative office; 360-385-2294 for the inspection line. The DSD is at 250 Madison St. Suite 3, Port Townsend. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

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Robert Gray

Pamela Adams

Michelle Sandoval

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PORT TOWNSEND CITY COUNCIL Address: 250 Madison St., Suite 2 Phone: 360-379-5047 Email: CityCouncil@cityofpt.us Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays

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ASSESSOR

Name: Jeff Chapman What the office does: Property assessed values are used to determine property tax distribution, ownership rolls and parcel mapping. Location: Jefferson County Courthouse, Jeff Chapman 1820 Jefferson St., assessor Port Townsend Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-385-9105 Email: jchapman@co.jefferson.wa.us

AUDITOR

Name: Rose Ann Carroll What the office does: Election results and information, electronic recording, retrieving of documents and vehicle registration and licensing and budget Rose Ann Carroll information. auditor Location: Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, passports until 3 p.m. Phone: Elections: 360-385-9117; voter registration: 360-385-9119; recording: 360-385-9116; accounting: 360-3859231; licensing: 360-385-9115; passports: 360-385-9119.

TREASURER

Name: Stacie Prada What the office does: Property tax collection, state funds collection and distribution, investments and cash handling, tax district financial support, property foreclosure. Location: Jefferson Stacie Prada treasurer County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-385-9150 Email: sprada@co.jefferson.wa.us

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

DIRECTOR: Patty Charnas What the office does: Building/inspections, development review and long-range planning. Location: 612 Sheridan Patty Charnas community St., Port Townsend development Hours: 9 a.m. to director 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch Phone: 360-379-4450

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Names and districts: Kate Dean, District 1 David Sullivan, District 2 Kathleen Kler, District 3 Location: The Jefferson County commissioners meet at 9 a.m. the first four Mondays in the commissioners chambers at the courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. , Port Townsend. Emails: Kate Dean: kdean@co.jefferson. wa.us David Sullivan: dsullivan@co.jefferson. wa.us Kathleen Kler: kkler@ co.jefferson.wa.us Phone: To speak to the clerk, call 360-3859100. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Kate Dean District 1

David Sullivan District 2

Kathleen Kler District 3

DISTRICT COURT

Judge: Jill Landes Administrator: Tracie Bick What the court does: District Court resolves and adjudicates infractions, criminal traffic and criminal non-traffic Jill Landes judge violations. Preliminary hearings on felony matters also are heard in District Court. It also processes small claims, civil actions, name changes and antiharassment orders. By contract with the city of Port Townsend, the District Court also serves as the Municipal Court for the city. Location: 1820 Jefferson St., second floor of the Jefferson County Courthouse There is handicap parking on the east side of the building. There is elevator access on all floors beginning at the basement level. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: District Court: 360-385-9135; probation: 360-385-9123

SHERIFF

Sheriff: David Stanko Location: Justice Center, 79 Elkins Road, Port Hadlock Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: Call 360-385- David Stanko 3831, for emergencies sheriff call 9-1-1 Website: www.jeffersonsheriff.org The office is responsible for enforcing state laws, county offices and operating the county jail. It works in partnership with the citizens of the county’s communities to preserve the public peace, protect the rights of persons and property, prevent crime and provide assistance to persons in urgent situations. Mission statement: “Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with our community, is committed to preserving the peace, helping those in need and protecting the constitutional rights of all.”

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FIRE DISTRICTS, STATIONS East Jefferson Fire-Rescue (EJFR) has been serving the community for more than 140 years. It provides fire suppression, prevention and education and emergency medical service on a 24/7 basis. In 2006, District 1 and District 6 consolidated to create the now-larger and growing organization. EJFR employs 30 career firefighters with 14 of those certified as paramedics. Additionally, seven residents and 22 volunteers supplement the career staff. The district covers the incorporated city of Port Townsend and the unincorporated Jefferson County communities of Cape George, Chimacum, Irondale, Kala Point, Marrowstone Island and Port Hadlock. The fire chief is Gordon Pomeroy. LOCATIONS 24 Seton Road, Port Townsend; 360-385-2626; www.ejfr.org Fully staffed stations are: District 1 — Wally Westergaard Station, 9193 Rhody Drive, Chimacum District 5 — Henry Miller Station, 35 Critter Lane, Port Townsend District 6 — Uptown station, 701 Harrison St., Port Townsend

The three volunteer response stations are: District 2 — Marrowstone Island station, 6693 Flagler Road, Nordland District 3 — The airport station, 50 Airport Road, Port Townsend District 4 — Cape George station, 3850 Cape George Road., Port Townsend Jefferson County Fire District No. 2 is located at 70 Herbert St. in Quilcene. The department includes one full-time firefighter, 30 volunteer firefighters and 12 non-firefighting volunteers For more information, visit http://qvfd. org/ or phone 360-765-3333. Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue serves approximately 5,000 residents. The fire chief is Brad Martin. Two stations (Fire Station No. 31 and No. 33) have full-time firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Station 31 serves as the department’s headquarters and is located 7650 Oak Bay Road in Port Ludlow; Station 32 is located at 121 W. Alder St.; and Station 33 is located at 101 S. Point Road. Call Station 31 at 360-437-2236. All facilities have volunteer staff. Visit www.plfr.org for more details.

The Brinnon Fire Department/ Jefferson County Fire District No. 4 protects approximately 132 square miles of rural Jefferson County. The district contains wilderness areas including the Olympic National Forest and land managed by the U.S. Forest Service and Department of Natural Resources. The department has five full-time positions, including firefighters/EMT’s and an administrative assistant/office manager. The fire chief is Tim Manly. The department also relies on a dedicated volunteer staff. The district’s headquarters, Station 41, is located at 272 Schoolhouse Road. The Duckabush Fire Station — Station 42 — is located at 51 Shorewood Drive. For details, visit www.brinnonfire.org or phone 360-796-4450. The Discovery Bay Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department/Jefferson County Fire District No. 5 is a volunteer fire service in Gardiner and Discovery Bay. It serves the areas of Discovery Bay, Eaglemount, Gardiner, Crocker Lake and surrounding areas. >> continued on Page 11

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Operations include fire suppression, emergency medical treatment (basic life support and Intermediate life support), automobile accident response, wild land fire suppression, safety education and commercial and residential fire inspection. Station 51 is located at 12 Bentley Place in Port Townsend. Station 52 is at 2000 Old Gardiner Road in Gardiner. For more information, visit www.dbvfr. org or phone 360-379-6839.

information about services or have questions about the status of your case, call 360-302-0952 or 800-346-7555. Location: 1925 Blaine St., Suite 100 Phone: 360-385-2322 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program of Jefferson County provides advocacy, information and support for victims of crime, domestic violence and sexual assault. Visit www.dovehousejc.org or call 360385-5292 for details.

PORT TOWNSEND POLICE DEPARTMENT JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITY The Port Townsend Police Department is a law enforcement organization DISTRICT NO. 1 whose role is to protect the citizens and visitors of Port Townsend. The PTPD’s responsibility is to provide assistance to the public and to gain their cooperation and compliance with established regulations, ordinances and laws. Police Chief Michael Evans is the department’s liaison for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGTBQ) matters. If you are a victim of a crime and want

Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 is directed by a threemember board of commissioners elected by the citizens of the county. The PUD offers electric, water, sewer and wholesale broadband utility services in Jefferson County. PUD commissioners and staff work hard behind the scenes or in the field to

provide customers with affordable and efficient services. The Jefferson PUD Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 5 p.m. at the Administration Building in Port Hadlock. County PUD commissioners are: • Jeff Randall, vice president, District 1; jrandall@jeffpud.org, 360-316-6694 • Kenneth Collins, president, District 2; kcollins@jeffpud.org; 360-316-1475 • Wayne G. King, secretary, District 3; wking@jeffpud.org; 360-316-6004 Weather and other events can cause problems that do not conform to regular working hours. PUD staff and vehicles will be on the scene to restore service as quickly and safely as possible. For customer service, phone 360385-5800 between 8:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Their mailing address is 310 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend. To report a power outage, phone the daytime hotline at 360-385-8253 or anytime at 360-385-5800, or fill out the form at www.jeffpud.org/outage-info. Find more information by searching for Jefferson County PUD #1 on Facebook or follow them on Twitter, @Jefferson_PUD.

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JEFFERSON TRANSIT

Jefferson Transit Authority became operational in 1981 after voter approval to establish the agency and subsequent sales tax levy. It is a municipal corporation of the state of Washington. Jefferson Transit’s six-member governing board is made up of all three Jefferson County commissioners, two city council members from the city of Port Townsend and one non-voting union member representing JTA Union Members of Amalgamated Transit Union No. 587. Jefferson Transit Authority offers DialA-Ride, a reservation-based paratransit service for Jefferson County residents under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you have a disability that prevents you from using JTA fixed route bus services and you are within 3/4 of a mile from our fixed route, Dial-A-Ride is another transportation option for you. To have the Jefferson Transit Mobility coordinator contact you regarding ADA/ Dial-A-Ride services, fill out the application form at www.tinyurl.com/ DialARide.

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JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, 2409 Jefferson St., Port Townsend, focuses on building business and building community and pursues this through the active participation of member businesses and

community leaders. Membership in the chamber represents all business in Jefferson County and the chamber is involved in many local organizations, projects and issues. Teresa Verraes The chamber offers executive director many networking and marketing opportunities and a myriad of member benefits, including weekly and monthly member lunches and monthly Business After Hours. The chamber’s Ambassadors celebrate businesses with ribbon cuttings and celebrations. It communicates through its website, Twitter, Facebook, weekly e-newsletter and monthly newsletter. It is the goal of the chamber to support the development of a strong, unified business community and help business prosper and grow and contribute to the overall economic stability of Jefferson County. Contact Executive Director Teresa Verraes at 360-385-7869 or director@ jeffcountychamber.org. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

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Jefferson Healthcare began as St. John’s Hospital in Port Townsend, which was founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1890. After a long commitment of service to the community, the sisters withdrew from the hospital in 1975. At that time, the hospital operations were taken over by the county as Jefferson County Public Hospital District No. 2. The hospital was renamed Jefferson General Hospital. In January 2003, the hospital was designated as a critical access hospital. In September 2004, Jefferson General Hospital transitioned into the entity called Jefferson Healthcare. Recognizing that the hospital had grown into a fully integrated health care system, the hospital commissioners provided the leadership necessary to change the name to more accurately express the broad range of services provided to the community. As a public hospital district, Jefferson Healthcare is owned by the taxpayers of East Jefferson County and is operated as a municipal corporation by five

elected commissioners who oversee the district’s operations. Jefferson Healthcare offers a comprehensive array of health services including inpatient hospital care, outpatient services, primary care clinics, emergency care and home health/ hospice services. Jefferson Healthcare 834 Sheridan Ave. Port Townsend, WA 98368 360-385-2200

Commissioners Jill Buhler, jbuhler@jeffersonhealthcare.org Tony DeLeo, adeleo@jeffersonhealthcare.org Marie Dressler mdressler@jeffersonhealthcare.org Matt Ready, mready@jeffersonhealthcare.org Dr. Kees Kolff, kkolff@jeffersonhealthcare.org Administration Mike Glenn, chief executive officer 360-385-2200 ext. 2000 mglenn@jeffersonhealthcare.org

PORT OF PORT TOWNSEND

The Port of Port Townsend was established under the Washington state laws of 1911 by election on Nov. 4, 1924. The port district includes all of Jefferson County and continues to operate as a municipal corporation. The port oversees Port Townsend Boat Haven, the Point Hudson Marina and RV Park, the Port Townsend Boatyard, Union Wharf and City Pier and Jefferson County International Airport. Regularly scheduled meetings of the Port Commission include the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the new Commission Building, 333 Benedict St., Port Townsend, and the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the same location. Port commissioners are Stephen Tucker, * Brad Clinefelter and Peter Hanke. The Port of Port Townsend’s administration office is at 2701 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. For more information, contact 360-3850656 or www.portofpt.com. Sam Gibboney is the executive director. *Running for re-election in November

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JEFFERSON COUNTY NONPROFITS

Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue P.O. Box 861, Port Townsend 360-379-0802 www.discoverybaywildbirdrescue.com

Jefferson County Land Trust 1033 Lawrence St., Port Townsend 360-379-9501 www.saveland.org

Affordable Housing Action Group www.facebook.com/PortTownsendAHAG/ affordablehousingactiongroup@gmail.com

Dove House Advocacy Services 1045 10th St., Port Townsend 360-385-5291 www.dovehousejc.org

Kiwanis 360-385-1327 porttownsendkiwanis@gmail.com www.port-townsend.kiwanisone.org

American Red Cross 1925 Blaine St., Port Townsend 360-377-3761 www.redcross.org/local/washington

ECHHO (Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization) 1110 Jefferson St., Port Townsend 360-379-3246 www.echhojc.org

North Olympic Salmon Coalition 205-B W. Patison St., Port Hadlock 360-379-8051 www.nosc.org

CCH Individualized Support Services 1136 Water St., Suite 110, Port Townsend 360-379-4990 www.cchiss.org

Emerald Towns Alliance 295142 U.S. Highway 101, Quilcene 360-765-4999 www.emeraldtowns.com

Center Valley Animal Rescue 11900 Center Road, Quilcene 360-765-0598 www.centervalleyanimalrescue.org

First Federal Community Foundation 1321 W. Sims Way, Port Townsend 360-417-3112 www.firstfedcf.org

Community Boat Project 42 N. Water St., Port Hadlock 360-385-4948 www.communityboats.wordpress.com

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County 2001 W. Sims Way, Port Townsend 360-385-9653 www.habitatejc.org

Concerned Citizens of Jefferson County 51 Chimacum Road, Port Hadlock 360-379-1315 www.concernedcitizenspnw.org Daughters of the American Revolution-Admiralty Inlet Chapter dmd@q.com, www.ptdar.weebly.com/ contact-us.html www.dar.org

Humane Society of Jefferson County 112 Critter Lane, Port Townsend 360-385-3292 www.hsjcwa.org Jefferson County Community Foundation 201-B W. Patison St., Port Hadlock 360-385-1729 www.jcfgives.org

NW Discovery Lab 62-A Tanglewood Lane, Port Townsend 360-385-3803 www.nwdiscoverylab.org OlyCAP 823 Commerce Loop, Port Townsend 360-385-2571 www.olycap.org Port Townsend Food Bank 1925 Blaine St., Port Townsend 360-531-0275 http://web-dzign.net/port-townsend/porttownsend-food-bank.php Port Townsend Main Street Program 211 Taylor St., Suite 3, Port Townsend 360-385-7911 www.ptmainstreet.org Port Townsend School of the Arts Building 306, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend 360-344-4479 www.ptschoolofthearts.org >> continued on Page 15

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The Boiler Room 711 Water St., Port Townsend 360-379-8247 www.ptbr.org United Good Neighbors 219 W. Patison St., Suite A, Port Hadlock 360-385-3797 www.weareugn.org NOTE: This list is intended to be comprehensive, but we may have unintentionally missed a nonprofit. Please report missing nonprofit organizations to Brenda Hanrahan at bhanrahan@peninsuladailynews.com for inclusion in next year’s publication.

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Jefferson County Library is located at 620 Cedar Ave. in Port Hadlock, seven miles south of Port Townsend. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Saturdays; and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. The library offers internet access. Meredith Wagner is the library’s director and public records officer. For more information about the Jefferson County Library, visit www.jclibrary. info or phone 360-385-6544. Port Townsend Public Library is located at 1220 Lawrence St., Port Townsend. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. For more information, phone 360-3853181, email ptlibrary@cityofpt.us or visit www.ptpubliclibrary.org.

QUINAULT TRIBE

The Quinault Indian Nation is a sovereign nation with the inherent right to govern itself and deal with other tribes and nations on a government-togovernment basis. The tribe consists of the Quinault and Queets tribes and descendants of five other coastal tribes: Quileute, Hoh, Chehalis, Chinook and Cowlitz. Bylaws established in 1922 and a constitution approved in 1975 form the foundations of the modern-day Quinault government. The Quinault General Council meets annually to hold elections, accept new tribal members, allocate fishing grounds and discuss other issues relevant to tribal operations. The Quinault Business Committee, which consists of four executive officers and seven councilmen, is entrusted with the business and legislative affairs of the tribe throughout the year. Council members are Fawn Sharp, president; Tyson Johnston, vice president; Latosha Underwood, secretary; Larry Ralston, teasurer; and council members Gina James, Chet Tweed, Pierre Augare, Noreen Underwood, Dawneen Delacruz, Clarinda Underwood and Thomas Obi Tribal operations consist of the following areas: Administration, Natural

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HOH TRIBE The Hoh tribe has approximately 240 tribal citizens and is governed by a seven-member business committee. The Hoh Reservation consists of 443 acres located 28 miles south of Forks, and 80 miles north of Aberdeen. The reservation has approximately one mile of beach front running east from the mouth of the Hoh River, and south to Ruby Beach. The committee meets weekly and current members are Maria Lopez, tribal chairwoman; Melvinjohn Ashue, vice chairman; Lisa Martinez, secretary; Rosetta Hernandez, treasurer; and council members Derek Benally, Enrrique Barragan and Bobbyjoe Ashue. The tribe operates several programs and services on behalf of its citizens including Natural Resources, Family Services, Public Works and Housing. Contact the tribe at 2464 Lower Hoh Road in Forks or at 360-374-6582.

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for our local workforce. In addition to actively recruiting businesses to the Olympic Peninsula, the Clallam EDC is actively engaged in enhancing the economic health locally to make the county the perfect choice for businesses Bob Schroeter Amy McDonald Jennifer Linde executive director of business director of operations seeking to relocate here. director development and finance The Clallam EDC serves the entire county and the communities within it. The website — www.clallam.org — has secretary/treasurer • Steven D. Burke, commissioner, Port a list of services such as demographic of Port Angeles data, job training resources and much • Don Butler, president, High Energy more to assist both existing Clallam Metals businesses as well as those of the future. • Kelly Fox, CEO, Lumber Traders Contact: • Hugh Haffner, commissioner, Clallam 905 W. Ninth St., County PUD Port Angeles, WA 98363 • Larry Hueth, president/CEO, First Phone: 360-827-5075 Federal Email: bschroeter@clallam.org • Eric Lewis, CEO, Olympic Medical Website: www.clallam.org Center The CEO and executive director of the • Bill Littlejohn, president/CEO, Clallam EDC is Bob Schroeter. Sherwood Assisted Living • Michael McQuay, owner, Kokopelli The EDC Board of Directors includes: Grill • Douglas Sellon — chairman • Luke Robins, president, Peninsula • Jim McEntire, former Clallam County College; commissioner — vice chairman • Terry Ward, regional publisher, Sound • Ryan Malane, vice president of Publishing. marketing, Black Ball Ferry Inc. —

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TREASURER

Name: Selinda Barkhuis What the office does: The treasurer’s office is responsible for the collection of taxes within the county and the disbursement of funds to the appropriate taxing Selinda Barkhuis districts. treasurer The treasurer’s office is the custodian of all funds for the county and its governmental subdivisions. This includes the receipting and disbursing of the general property tax collections for cities, schools and other units of local government and assessments. The major responsibilities of the county treasurer are: receipt of funds, collection of taxes, disbursement of funds, investment of funds, tax foreclosures, excise tax, mobile home move permits, surplus sales and tax title sales. Tax is calculated on the assessed value set by the county assessor’s office times the levy rate for your taxing district. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Drop off locations: Clallam County Courthouse, Suite 3, or white drop-box in drive-through in front of the Fourth Street entrance, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, Phone: 360-417-2344 Website: www.clallam.net/Treasurer/

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Director: Mary Ellen Winborn What the office does: The office is responsible for comprehensive planning, processing development and building permits, managing environmental health programs and performing the functions of the Mary Ellen Winborn county fire marshal. Its mission in all these director programs is to promote public health and safety, help maintain a healthy environment, promote a strong local economy and provide courteous, timely and efficient service to the public. At a permit center in the courthouse, personal over-the-counter information and assistance with a wide range of land use, development, zoning and building permits are available. For major development projects, the department has a “project review” process, which may be used at an early stage to identify, consolidate and coordinate the permits and requirements which may apply to the project. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays Phone: 360-417-2321 Website: www.clallam.net

SHERIFF

Name: Bill Benedict What the office does: The sheriff’s

office is responsible for enforcing state laws, county ordinances and operating the Clallam County jail. The office maintains a mobile patrol force to respond to emergency calls for service and increase public safety. When you need Bill Benedict immediate police sersheriff vices and the presence of a deputy sheriff is required, call 9-1-1, for non-emergencies, call 360-417-2459. The office maintains a commitment to prevention of crime by maintaining an active crime prevention program. For information on the Neighborhood Watch Services, call 360-417-2262. For information on DUI Task Force/Alcohol Education and Traffic School, call 360-417-2385. To report a traffic problem or for marine enforcement services, call 360-417-2459. For the main jail, call 360-417-2458. To check on the status of your crime report, call 360-417-2270. To check on the status of civil papers for service, call 360-417-2265. To report drug activity, call 360-5657350. For information on concealed pistol licenses, call 360-417-2266. To talk with Sheriff Bill Benedict personally, call 360-417-2262. Location: Clallam County Sheriff’s Office, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 12, Port Angeles Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 360-417-2459

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CLALLAM COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

ASSESSOR

Name: Pamela Rushton What the office does: The assessor’s office is responsible for the local administration of the state property tax system. Its primary responsibility is to appraise all taxable real Pamela Rushton and personal property assessor within Clallam County as accurately and fairly as the law allows. In addition to valuing property, the assessor’s office is responsible for a number of complementary functions. These include maintenance of ownership and legal description of each parcel of property, maintaining maps of all parcels and taxing districts, the calculation of levy rates for the various taxing districts and the administration of statelegislated tax exemptions and current use programs. The assessor also provides propertytax-related information to the public and

governmental agencies. The assessor’s duties fall within the framework of Washington state law. Voters or state legislators must initiate any changes to the current assessment and property tax calculation procedure. Property record information is available on the Clallam County website by means of the assessor’s parcel/address search. Maps of Clallam County also are available on this site, along with a pointand-click connection to the assessment records. Visit www.clallam.net for access to these records. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, on the first floor, 223 E. Fourth St. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Phone: 360-417-2400

AUDITOR Name: Shoona Riggs What the office does: • Vehicle and vessel registration and licensing: 360-417-2215 or 417-2218 for recorded information, including title transfer, license tabs, disabled parking and personalized license plates. Upon renewal of a vehicle, people also may purchase a Washington State

Park Discover Passes in the vehicle licensing area of the office. The auditor’s office acts as an agent for the state Department of Licensing. • Document recording: 360-417-2220 • Voter registration: Shoona Riggs 360-417-2221 auditor • Elections: 360-4172217 • Marriage licenses: 360-417-2220; The cost is $59 and the license must be obtained at least three days prior to the wedding, but no more than 60 days in advance. Both parties should be present when applying for the license. • Miscellaneous licenses — process server, amusement devices, dance halls, junk dealers, massage parlors and pawnbrokers: 360-417-2220 • Passport application processing: 360-417-2220 • Accounts payable: 360-417-2223 • County annual report: 360-417-2224 Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, vehicle licensing is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Email: Auditor@co.clallam.wa.us

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DISTRICT COURT I

Judge: Rick Porter What the court does: District Court I is a state court of limited jurisdiction. Seven out of every eight cases filed in all state courts Rick Porter are filed at this level. This is due primarily to judge, District Court 1 the broad jurisdiction these courts have over traffic violations and misdemeanors. Additionally, district courts hear small claims and civil suits. Traffic infractions are the bulk of the total court of limited jurisdiction caseload, constituting nearly 60 percent of the total caseload statewide. In 2016, District Court I handled more than 9,000 cases. These cases include those from the municipalities of Port Angeles and Sequim, as well as Clallam County and the state. The cases processed include: 5,694 traffic infractions, 170 DUIs, 513 criminal traffic misdemeanors, 1,161 criminal misdemeanors, 72 civil anti-harassment orders, 900 civil cases and 108 small claims cases. Gross receipts were just over $2,000,000. Those convicted of criminal cases may be subject to up to $5,000 in fines, a year in jail, or both. Jurisdiction on civil cases is $75,000 and the small claims limit is $5,000. District Court I also has jurisdiction on Civil Anti-Harassment Petitions and Orders. Location: Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 10, Port Angeles Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

DISTRICT COURT II

Judge: John Doherty What the court does: Clallam County District Court II serves the West End of Clallam County, including Forks, Neah Bay, Clallam Bay, Sekiu John Doherty and La Push. judge, District Court II Its jurisdiction

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extends from Lake Crescent on the east to the Pacific Ocean on the west and from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north to Jefferson County to the south. District Court II handles a wide variety of cases, including: • Criminal and traffic misdemeanors (penalties of up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine) and gross misdemeanors (penalties of up to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine) • Traffic Infractions • Domestic violence protection orders and civil anti-harassment orders • Civil cases involving disputes no greater than $75,000 • Small claims cases involving disputes no greater than $5,000 Location: 502 E. Division St., Forks Phone: 360-374-6383

SUPERIOR COURT

Clallam County Superior Court is a court of general statewide jurisdiction. Superior courts are the principal trial courts for the state and a court of record. The court has three subdivisions: juvenile court, family court and its Juvenile and Adult Drug Court and LIFT Family Therapeutic Court. These case types are heard in the Clallam County Superior Court and its subdivisions: criminal felony cases, Brian Coughenour civil and domestic judge cases, probate and guardianship matters, paternity and adoption matters, mental illness PROSECUTING filings, juvenile dependency filings, juvenile ATTORNEY offender cases and Name: Mark Nichols truancy cases. What the office does: Clallam County SuThe prosecuting attorperior Court has three ney has responsibilities judges — Erik Rohrer, as the legal representaChristopher Melly and Christopher Melly tive of the state and Brian Coughenour — judge counties in actions and Mark Nichols elected to four-year proceedings before the prosecuting attorney terms of office. courts and other judicial The court has a fullofficers. time court commissionThe prosecuting attorney is the legal er, W. Brent Basden. advisor and attorney for all county elected The court’s adminisand appointed officials. trator is Lindy Clevenger. The prosecuting attorney prosecutes Call 360-417-2386 violators of state law and county code in to reach Badsen or the county superior and district courts Clevenger. and appears for and represents the state Superior Court hours and county in other types of criminal and are from 8:30 a.m. to Erik Rohrer civil actions. 4:30 p.m. Mondays judge Responsibilities include reporting, elec- through Fridays. tion administration — including preparaMany of the trials heard in Clallam tion of ballot titles for county measures County are trials heard by a jury. If you are — and canvassing election returns. selected for jury duty, your term will be The prosecuting attorney also serves as two weeks. Rescheduling your jury duty the county’s ex-officio coroner. and other requests should be directed Individual county prosecutors are through the clerk at 360-417-2362. Prorequired members for a number of state spective jurors should call for a recorded boards and commissions such as the jury message the evening prior to their jury Criminal Justice Training Commission term at 360-417-2450. and the Forensic Investigations Council, The primary responsibility of the Suand other groups relating to judicial and perior Court Clerk’s Office is to file and criminal justice issues. index records filed for the Clallam County Location: Clallam County Courthouse, Superior Courts and Family Court. Hours 223 E. Fourth St., second floor, Port are 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to Angeles 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays Barbara Christensen is the Clallam through Fridays County Superior Court clerk, phone Phone: 360-417-2301 360-417-2333.


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CLALLAM COUNTY ADMINISTRATION COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Names: Mark Ozias, D-Sequim, District 1, mozias@co.clallam.wa.us Randy Johnson, I-Port Angeles, District 2, rjohnson@co.clallam.wa.us Bill Peach, R-Forks, District 3, bpeach@ co.clallam.wa.us What the board does: The Clallam County Board of Commissioners is the legislative body of the county. The board oversees the administration of many county services, such as roads and public works, public health services, county parks and recreation, facilities,law and justice and juvenile services. The board meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in Room 160 in the Clallam County Courthouse. Citizens are encouraged to attend. There are two opportunities for participation — one at the beginning of the meeting for any item on the agenda and one at the end for general comment. Public hearings are held at 10:30 a.m. following proper notice. Occasionally, the board may recess to an executive session that is closed to the public. During these sessions, the commissioners are restricted by law only to discuss limited items of business, such as personnel matters, property acquisition and disposition issues and legal advice related to litigation. The board holds weekly work sessions, beginning at 9 a.m. every Monday. If Monday is a holiday, a brief work session is held prior to the Tuesday meeting.

These meetings are designed to brief the commissioners on issues related to the county. Public comment usually is not taken during work sessions. The agenda and a complete packet is published each Thursday for the following week. The agenda packets can be downloaded at www.clallam.net/board. A paper copy is available in the Commissioners’ Office. County Administrator Jim Jones supervises the operation of departments under the board of commissioners, such as Health and Human Services, Environmental Health, Human Resources, Information

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EAST JEFFERSON COUNTY CAMPUS Fort Worden State Park School House, Port Townsend, 360-385-4605 EAST JEFFERSON EDUCATION CENTER Port Hadlock, 360-531-4112 FORKS CAMPUS 481 S. Forks Ave., Forks, 360-374-3223 PENINSULA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES Luke Robins, president Julie McCulloch, board chair Mike Glenn, board vice chair Dwayne Johnson Dr. Michael Maxwell Erik Rohrer

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PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT

Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1 is directed by a three-member board of commissioners elected by the citizens of the county. The PUD offers electric, water, wastewater and wholesale broadband utility services in Clallam County. Every day the PUD commissioners and staff are working hard, either behind the scenes or in the field, to provide customers with affordable and efficient services. In addition to the daily operation, the PUD offers energy rebate programs, educational opportunities and utility payment assistance. Weather and other events can cause problems that do not conform to regular working hours and the PUD staff and vehicles will be on the scene to restore service as quickly and safely as possible. The PUD commissioners and staff represent not only the PUD, but also are PUD customers and neighbors. As such, they are in a unique position to appreciate the role that public utilities hold in communities. The mission of the PUD is: To provide reliable, efficient, safe and low-cost utility services in a financially and environmentally responsible manner. The PUD Commission holds public meetings most Mondays at 1:30 p.m. at the main office, 104 Hooker Road in Sequim. The general manager is Doug Nass. PUD commissioners are Hugh Haffner, Will Purser and Ted Simpson. Call 360-565-3231 or 800-542-7859, or visit www.clallampud.net.

SEQUIM SCHOOL DISTRICT 503 N. Sequim Ave. 360-582-3260, Fax 683-6303 Sequim School District No. 323 www.sequim.k12.wa.us

Superintendent: Gary Neal, 360-5823260 Assistant superintendent of teaching and learning: Ann Renker, 360-5823268 About 385 full- or part-time certified and classified staff members serve the district’s student population of 2,700 in grades K-12. Sequim schools have an excellent reputation for high academic standards, excellent discipline and strong activity programs. Standardized test scores remain consistent, graduates do very well in college and vocational schools, music programs produce state-level participants and athletic teams compete consistently well in all sports. SCHOOLS • Helen Haller Elementary School, 350 W. Fir St., 360-582-3200 • Greywolf Elementary School, 171 Carlsborg Road, 360-582-3300 • Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Road, 360-582-3500 • Sequim High School, 601 N. Sequim Ave., 360-582-3600 • Olympic Peninsula Academy, 221 W. Fir St., 360-582-3403 SCHOOL BOARD • Heather Short, board president, director at large, hshort@sequim.k12.wa.us • *Brian Kuh, board vice president, director at large, bkuh@sequim.k12.wa.us • Robin Henrikson, director District 1, rhenrikson@sequim.k12.wa.us • **Michael Howe, director District 2, mhowe@sequim.k12.wa.us • James Stoffer, director District 3, jstoffer@sequim.k12.wa.us *Running for re-election in November **Not running for re-election in November


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CITY MANAGER

Name: Charlie Bush The city manager is the administrative head of the government of Sequim. The city manager has oversight and management responsibility for the daily workings and activities of the entire Charlie Bush city staff in carrying out city manager the directives/policies of the council. Responsibilities of the city manager include, but are not limited to: preparing the annual budget, participating in city council discussions, approving expenditures, organizing staff, hiring and termination of department heads, ensuring that all federal and state laws are complied with regarding health, safety, water and sewer issues, zoning and land-use laws. Phone: 360-681-3440

PLANNING COMMISSION

Bob Lake, Mayor Dennis Smith, Pamela Leonard-Ray, Candace Pratt, Genaveve Starr, John Miller and Deputy Mayor Ted Miller.

The city of Sequim utilizes the council/manager form of government. The city manager is hired by the city council. The council is made up of seven elected members. The council elects a mayor and a deputy mayor from the council. The city council positions are considered part time. Many council members have full-time careers in addition to their duties on the city council. The council positions are nonpartisan and represent the community at large, not designated districts. The city council is the legislative branch of city government. The council approves ordinances and resolutions expressing the policy directives of the council and adopts the annual budget. City council meetings are at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month.

Study sessions, if necessary, are at 5 p.m. prior to a council meeting at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W. Cedar St.

Contact Sequim City Council Members

*Dennis Smith, mayor, 360-477-4936 *Bob Lake, 360-406-4699 Pamela Leonard-Ray, 360-912-3421 John Miller, 707-849-3127 *Ted Miller, deputy mayor, 360-417-9236 Candace Pratt, 360-582-0114 Genaveve Starr, 360-683-7637

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NORTH OLYMPIC LIBRARY SYSTEM The North Olympic Library System serves all of Clallam County with four libraries on the North Olympic Peninsula and 24/7 online services at www.nols.org. With more than 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, e-books, downloadable audio books and more, NOLS has something for everyone. NOLS offers an extensive array of events and classes, including early literacy programs for young children, activities for teens and cultural and educational programs for adults and families. Each NOLS library offers computers for the public and free wireless networks. Community partnerships bring arts and entertainment into the libraries on a regular basis and library staff offer hands-on orientation and training in using new technologies such as e-readers and tablets. Through the Outreach Program, trained volunteers deliver books and other

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CLALLAM FIRE DISTRICT NO. 3 Clallam County Fire District No. 3 is about 140 square miles in size and occupies the eastern portion of Clallam County. Sequim is served by the district through annexation. The fire district Ben Andrews begins approximately fire chief two miles east of Gardiner in Jefferson County and extends to its western boundary, approximately six miles east of Port Angeles, just east of Deer Park Road. U.S. Highway 101 runs the entire length of the district. The north boundary is the Strait of Juan de Fuca, while the Olympic National Forest forms the southern boundary. Clallam County Fire District 3 serves a population of approximately 32,000. Sequim, an incorporated city of 6,700, is in the geographical center of the district. >> continued on Page 33

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Clallam County Fire District No. 3’s chief is Ben Andrews. Commissioners are *Steve Chinn, James Barnfather and Michael Gawley. *Running for relection in November The district receives approximately $1.39 per $1,000 of the assessed valuation of property for fire protection taxes and about 49 cents per $1,000 of the assessed valuation of property for emergency medical services taxes. Clallam County Fire District No. 3 has an assessed valuation of approximately $4.35 billion, providing an anticipated annual operating budget of approximately $9 million for 2016. The district operates out of seven fire stations and a maintenance and training center. Currently the Sequim Station (Station 34), the Carlsborg station (Station 33), and the Blyn Station (Station 37) have full-time career staff in addition to the volunteers. The remaining four stations rely on volunteers to respond from home to their

community fire station. The on-duty crews from the nearest staffed station respond as well. The district responded to about 7,000 calls for service in 2016. The large number of retired and elderly people living within the district boosts the EMS calls to approximately 82 percent of the total calls. Phone: 9-1-1 in an emergency, otherwise 360-683-4242.

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JAMESTOWN S’KLALLAM TRIBE The Jamestown S’Klallam tribe is one of 567 sovereign tribal nations in this country engaged in a government-to government relationship with the federal and state governments. This relationship ensures that the promises made and the rights retained in the Treaty of Point No Point (signed in 1855 by ancestors of the present-day citizens of the tribe), including cultural and natural resources, education and healthcare, are maintained. The tribal government includes committees made up of tribal citizens who make recommendations to the tribal council and employs close to 200 people who manage the tribe’s resources, protect its sovereignty and provide programs and services for the tribe’s estimated 569 citizens. In addition to staff members who work in the tribal offices in Blyn, Jamestown Family Health Clinic and Jamestown Dental Clinic (both of which are open to the general public), Northwest Native Expressions Gallery and Gift Shop and the Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park, the tribe employs approximately 500 additional staff at its businesses enterprises, including 7 Cedars Casino, The Cedars at Dungeness golf course, Longhouse Market and Deli and Chevron Fueling Station, Jamestown Excavating, Jamestown Networks, Carlsborg Self-Storage and Jamestown Fireworks. For the past 30-plus years since

attaining official recognition on Feb. 10, 1981, the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe has utilized its status as a federally acknowledged sovereign nation to continue its work as a progressive, forward-thinking people, intent on self-sufficiency through economic development, education and community partnerships. Projects focus on protection and restoration of natural resources and habitat (in the Dungeness River Watershed and beyond), improving health and wellness (partnered with Olympic Medical Center), ensuring community protection (partnered with Clallam County Fire District No. 3 and the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office) and promoting education (working with Native students of all ages in public elementary, middle and secondary level, and partnered with Peninsula College Longhouse) and job readiness.

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The Port of Port Angeles is a municipal corporation created by Clallam County voters in 1922 and established in 1923. The Port of Port Angeles is responsible for promoting and enhancing the economic vitality of the county through business development and job creation, and serves the community as both a public steward and an economically selfsustaining enterprise. The port’s mission is to bring people, resources and industry together to foster living wage jobs. It owns seven marine terminals, two of which are deep-water terminals. These marine terminals can accommodate a wide variety of vessels from empty oil tankers to cruise ships to log ships. The Port of Port Angeles operates one of the last public log yards in Washington. Situated on Port Angeles’ industrial waterfront, the log yard is the center for log handling, log storage and log exports on the Peninsula. Recently, it cleaned up and restored a former mill consisting of 18 acres of waterfront property in Port Angeles. In the next few years, the Port of Port Angeles will embark in developing a

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CLALLAM COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT NO. 2 Fire District No. 2 was founded by a group of housewives in 1943 who lived in the Gales Addition east of the city of Port Angeles. Incorporation occurred in 1945. The district covers 85 square miles surrounding the city of Port Angeles. The district is bounded on the east by Deer Park Road and Lake Crescent on the west; Olympic National Park makes up the southern boundary and the Strait of Juan de Fuca the northern boundary. District 2 also responds to both fire and emergency medical calls throughout Olympic National Park from Hurricane Ridge to Sol Duc Hot Springs. The service population is approximately 9,500 residents. The district responds to an average of 1,400 to 1,500 calls per year. Emergency medical calls account for approximately 80 percent of all responses. District 2 is governed by three elected fire commissioners. Commissioners are Richard Ruud, David Whitney and *Thomas Martin, who serve six-year terms. Up for re-election in November There are nine full-time paid staff mem-

bers: Fire Chief Sam Phillips, Deputy Fire Chief Jake Patterson, Administrative Services Supervisor Heather K. Catuzo; Firefighter/ Paramedics Margie Brueckner, Allen Hunt and Ian Brueckner; Firefighter/EMTs Neil Sam Phillips Crumley, Tyler Reid, fire chief and Zach Gear. The district is primarily volunteer and has between 45 and 50 volunteers, but can roster up to 60. Volunteers respond to calls from five stations: Station 11, 102 E. Fifth St.; Station 21, 508 N. Baker St.; Station 22, 700 Power Plant Road; Station 23, 1992 Black Diamond Road; and Station 25, 22 Prospect Place. District 2 is funded through the state property tax formula. Under state law, the district can receive up to $1.50 per $1,000 assessed valuation for fire suppression activities and 50 cents per $1,000 for emergency medical services. The district receives 76 cents per $1,000 for all services provided. A voter initiative limits the property tax increase. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1; for nonemergencies, call 360-457-2550.

PORT ANGELES FIRE DEPARTMENT Port Angeles Fire Department (PAFD) is a combination career/ volunteer fire department with a staff of 28 career personnel and 12 volunteers. All are assigned to the station located at 102 E. Fifth St. Fire department personnel are Ken Dubuc assigned to one of three fire chief shifts, and they typically work a 24-hour shift schedule. All PAFD response personnel are certified as fire officers or firefighters and maintain certification as either Emergency Medical Technicians or paramedics. The department provides fire suppression, fire prevention, rescue and emergency medical services to the city of Port Angeles and responds to more than 4,700 calls per service each year. The station is at 102 E. Fifth St. in Port Angeles. For non-emergencies, call 360417-4655, for emergencies, dial 9-1-1. Ken Dubuc is the PAFD fire chief.

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The city of Port Angeles utilizes the city manager/council form of government with a city manager hired by the city council. The seven-member city council is elected at large and council members serve four-year terms with a limit of three consecutive terms. The city council elects a mayor and deputy mayor from the council to serve two-year terms. The council meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. Public hearings are scheduled to commence at 6:30 p.m. or shortly thereafter. The city manager operates as the chief executive officer of the city and is responsible to the city council for the administration of municipal functions. With direction and policy guidance from the city council, the city manager directs the various work programs of city departments to meet the needs, services and priorities of the community. The city manager’s major responsibilities involve budget preparation and submittal to the city council, supervision and

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support of department managers, review and analysis of operational issues impacting services and management coordination of a team approach toward resolving community problems. The city council acts as the legislative and policy making body of the City of Port Angeles, adopting all ordinances and resolutions, and approving contracts required by the city. The council reviews and directs action on proposals to meet community needs for public services and programs, and determines the ability of the city to provide financing for city operations. The council also reviews, modifies and approves the annual municipal budget prepared by the city manager. In addition, the city council performs miscellaneous duties, including making appointments to various boards and commissions, and acting as liaison with other governmental bodies. Current members of the Port Angeles City Council are **Mayor Patrick Downie, Deputy Mayor Cherie Kidd, **Brad Collins,

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8:30 & 10:30 a.m.

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Nursery Available 360-683-7303 7652 Old Olympic Hwy., Sequim www.faithbaptistsequim.com Pastor Jeremy Fodge

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Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah (1817-1892).

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SUNDAY 9:45 a.m. Bible Study, all ages 11 a.m. Worship Nursery provided

WEDNESDAY 6:00 p.m. Bible Study and Prayer

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Ed Burrows, Minister A Christ–Centered message for a world weary people 9:30 a.m. Sunday School SUNDAY: 10:45 a.m. Worship Service www.facebook.com/lovetrthpa

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Holy Trinity

Lutheran Church (ELCA) 301 E. Lopez Avenue, Port Angeles 360-452-2323 | www.go2trinity.org

Rev. Victoria Kelley is available to officiate your special day. Rev. Kelley is a practitioner at the Sequim Center for Spiritual Living and can be reached at 360-977-7689 or 425-785-1788. Services are held at 10 a.m. each Sunday at: 387 E. Washington St., Sequim Rev. Lynn Osborne, Pastor

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Between Sequim & Port Angeles on Old Olympic Hwy. 1291 N. Barr Road, Pt. Angeles (360) 452-9105 Pastor: Jonathan D. Fodge Ministers: The Entire Congregation

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COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT Nathan West is the city of Port Angeles’ director of the Community and Economic Development Department. West manages the Building Division, Cultural Resources Division, Economic Development Division and Planning Division for the city. Divisions have a set of responsibilities summarized below: • The Planning Division is responsible for reviewing planning applications and for providing land use code information. The city’s comprehensive plan, which determines policy and regulations governing land use and construction developments, is overseen by the division. • The Building Division is responsible for reviewing building permit applications for building inspections during the various stages of construction projects. This division also documents permit approvals, as required by law, which allows for future review when development actions are undertaken or questions of code nonconformance arise. • The Economic Development Division focuses an appropriate level of city attention toward business and industry retention and expansion activities. Serving as a liaison between the city and community, the division helps promote and enhance business investment and employment opportunities by leveraging city resources and services that can influence business and industrial development opportunities. This also is accomplished through collaborations with state and federal

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PORT ANGELES REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization representing the business community of Port Angeles and the surrounding area. The mission of the chamber is to provide Mark Abshire services and cultivate executive director an environment where businesses in the region can thrive and connect as a community. The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest business

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organization on the North Olympic Peninsula, with a membership base of about 450 members. On behalf of the city of Port Angeles, the chamber also operates the Port Angeles Visitor Center, one of the busiest visitor centers in Washington, located on the waterfront next to the ferry dock in downtown Port Angeles. The address is 121 E. Railroad Ave. and the phone number is 360-452-2364. The chamber is overseen by a 16-member board of directors including: • Jessica Hernandez, president • Robert Utz, vice president • Elizabeth Halady, treasurer Other board members and their affiliations are: Sharon Thompson, Olympic Medical Group; Kaj Ahlberg, Port Angeles Business Association; Jeff Allen, 1st Security Bank; Steve Burke, Port of Port Angeles; Stephen Fofanoff, Jig & Lure Fish Co.; Dan Gase, Port Angeles City Council; Jim Haguewood, One Group Consulting; Randy Johnson, Clallam County commissioner; Lisa Martin, Olympic Cellars Winery; Michael Peters, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe; Edna Petersen, Port Angeles Downtown Association; Bret Pfost, Aramark; Colleen Robinson, Habitat for Humanity; Karen Rogers, Ruddell Auto; Carol Sinton, individual; and Tim Tucker, Peninsula College. Hernandez represents the Port Angeles Food Bank; Ute, the Red Lion Hotel-Port Angeles; and Halady, First Federal. Marc Abshire is the executive director. For more chamber information including Port Angeles community details, visit www.portangeles.org.


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PORT ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT The Port Angeles Police Department is responsible for enforcing state laws and city ordinances within Port Angeles. The police department maintains a mobile patrol force to respond to emergency calls for service and Brian S. Smith increase public safety. police chief For immediate or emergency police services and when the presence of a police officer is required, call 9-1-1. With a law enforcement problem not requiring the immediate presence of a police officer, call 360-452-4545. This is the 24-hour non-emergency business line that will connect to the 9-1-1 center after hours. The police department maintains a commitment to prevention of crime by maintaining an active crime prevention program in partnership with the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office. For information on the Neighborhood Watch program, call 360-417-2262. For information on DUI Task Force/ Alcohol Education and Traffic School, call 360-417-2385. The department is committed to helping solve specific problems. To report a traffic problem or animal control issue call 360-452-4545. For the main jail, call 360-417-2458. For jail visiting information, call 360-4172438. To check on the status of your crime report, call 360-452-4545. To report drug activity, call 360-5657350. For information on concealed pistol licenses, call 360-452-4545. To access online crime reporting visit the Police Department website (www.cityofpa.us) and go to “Your Government,” “Police” and “online crime reporting.” To view an interactive crime map, go to the police department web page and select “crime mapping.” The Port Angeles Police Department is committed to maintaining quality service. To talk with Port Angeles Police Chief Brian S. Smith personally, call 360-4174902 or email bsmith@cityofpa.us.

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To pass along a formal recognition to a department member or to file a complaint about the performance of a department member or the department, contact Smith. Support services are organized into the following sections: Administration • Payroll • Personnel and policy functions • Administrative services • Budgeting • Fiscal management and accounting Records and Evidence • Department records • Public records requests • Property and evidence • Concealed pistol licenses • Public reception and lobby contacts Community Policing • Neighborhood Watch • Downtown Resource Officer program • School Resource Officer program The Port Angeles Police Department is located at 321 E. Fifth St. in Port Angeles. The Port Angeles Police Department’s office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

PORT ANGELES SCHOOL DISTRICT

216 E. Fourth St. 360-457-8575 www.portangelesschools.org Superintendent: Marc Jackson District vision: All Port Angeles School District students will reach high standards and graduate prepared with knowledge, skills and abilities to choose a successful future. District mission: The Port Angeles School District creates and sustains learning communities that prepare each student to live, work and learn successfully in a changing world. SCHOOLS • Dry Creek Elementary School, 25 Rife Ave., 360-457-5050 • Franklin Elementary School, 2505 S. Washington St., 360-457-1343 • Hamilton Elementary School, 1822 W. Seventh St., 360-452-6818 • Jefferson Elementary School, 218 E. 12th St., 360-457-4231 • Roosevelt Elementary School, 106 Monroe Road, 360-452-8973

The elementary schools range in size from 250-475 students. Each school provides a strong basic education with special programs in a variety of remediation and enrichment areas. • Stevens Middle School, 1139 W. 14th St., 360-452-5590 • Port Angeles High School, 304 E. Park Ave., 360-452-7602 • Lincoln High School, 924 W. Ninth St., 360-452-9502 • District Office, 216 E. Fourth St., 360-457-8575, www.portangelesschools.org Superintendent: Marc Jackson, Ph.D. SCHOOL BOARD • Joshua Jones, M.D., president, 360-797-1844, jjones@portangelesschools.org • *Sarah Methner, vice president, 360-460-9730, smethner@portangelesschools.org • *Cindy Kelly, 360-452-9413, ckelly@portangelesschools.org • Susan Shotthafer, 360-452-4393, sshotthafer@portangelesschools.org • *Sandy Long, Ph.D., 360-452-9010, slong@ portangelesschools.org *Running for re-election in November

CRESCENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 50350 Highway 112, Joyce, 360-928-3311 www.crescentschooldistrict.org Superintendent: Dave Bingham The Crescent School District includes two schools that serve 315 students in grades K-12. The district spends $11,019 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63 percent on instruction, 32 percent on support services and 5 percent on other elementary and secondary expenditures. The Crescent School District has 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher, with the state average being 19 students per full-time equivalent teacher. School board members are *Ann Chang, 2017; **Sandy Criss, 2017; Trisha Haggerty, 2019; Susan Hopper, 2019; and *Dara Peppard, 2017. *Running for re-election in November **Not running for re-election in November


LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM TRIBE

The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe is a sovereign, federally recognized Indian nation, with its own constitution and government. The Lower Elwha Tribal Council, or Business Committee, which consists of five elected officials serving staggered three-year-terms, governs the tribe. The committee is responsible for management of all tribal programs operating on an annual budget. The Community Council is made up of the eligible voting tribal members, who enact the laws for the governance of the land and the people under its jurisdiction. The tribe has more than 1,000 enrolled members. Tribal Council members are Frances Charles, tribal chairwoman; Russell Hepfer, vice chairman; Anthony Charles, secretary/treasurer; councilmen George Charles and Steve Robideau Michael Peters is the CEO. The Elwha Klallam Heritage Center, 401 E. First St. in Port Angeles, serves as a multi-functional facility. Programs offered integrate life and vocational skills, cultural values and history, as well as provide entrepreneurial avenues and initiate opportunities to learn traditional Klallam arts. The tribe owns and operates the Elwha River Casino and the Lower Elwha Klallam Health Clinic, both near its reservation 4 miles west of Port Angeles. The tribal center is located at 2851 Lower Elwha Road. For more information, call 360-4528471 or visit www.elwha.org.

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STATE DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE

The mission of the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) is to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities. WDFW continues to focus its activities on these goals: conserve and protect native fish and wildlife; provide sustainable fishing, hunting and other wildliferelated recreational and commercial experiences; promote a healthy economy, protect community character, maintain an overall high quality of life and deliver highquality customer service; and build an effective and efficient organization by supporting its workforce, improving business processes and investing in technology. The WDFW maintains six regional operations as follows: Region 1, Eastern; Region 2, North Central; Region 3, South Central; Region 4, North Puget Sound; Region 5, Southwestern; and Region 6, Coastal. The North Olympic Peninsula falls within Region 6. Larry Phillips is the regional director. The office is at 48 Devonshire Road, Montesano, WA 98563; 360-249-4628. Fishing, shellfish gathering and hunting licenses plus Discover Passes can be purchased at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov/ wdfw/licenses_fees.html.

OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST Olympic National Forest is located

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on the Olympic Peninsula in the northwest corner of Washington and includes five major landscape settings, including temperate rain forest, rugged mountains, lowland lakes, rivers and coastal beaches. The Peninsula features more than 2 million acres of public federal lands. Of this area, ONF consists of more than 633,600 acres in parts of Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Mason counties. The ONF blankets the foothills of the Olympic Mountains and surrounds much of Olympic National Park. The forest includes an extensive network of 270 miles of trails, 87 of which are in the forest’s five Wilderness Areas: Buckhorn Wilderness, Colonel Bob Wilderness, Mount Skokomish Wilderness, The Brothers Wilderness and Wonder Mountain Wilderness. There also are 20 campgrounds and three rental cabins. ONF is administered in two ranger districts: the Pacific Ranger District on the west side of the Peninsula and the Hood Canal Ranger District on the east side. ONF headquarters are located in Olympia, with ranger district offices in Forks, Quinault, and Quilcene. Other towns near entrances of the forest include Port Angeles, Sequim and Amanda Park. Reta Laford has been the ONF forest supervisor since 2012. For details, visit www.fs.usda.gov/ olympic or call 360-956-2402. Peninsula offices include: Hood Canal Ranger District — Quilcene, 295142 S. Highway 101, 360-765-2200; Pacific Ranger District — Forks, 437 Tillicum Lane, 360-374-6522; and Pacific Ranger District — Quinault, 353 South Shore Road, 360-288-2525

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OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK

Olympic National Park, located in Clallam and Jefferson counties, protects 922,651 acres encompassing three distinctly different ecosystems — rugged glacier-capped mountains, more than 60 miles of wild Pacific coast, stands Sarah Creachbaum of old-growth trees and superintendent temperate rain forest. The park was established in 1938 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and today more than 3 million people visit each year. A United Nations World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, the park is celebrated for its dramatic variety and untamed beauty. ONP has 64 miles of coast (52 miles of the total coastline are wilderness) and 3,500 miles of rivers and streams, with an estimated 1,200 native plant species, 70 mammal and 300 bird species. Olympic National Park has approximately 120 full-time employees and the number grows to about 250 at the height of the summer season. In 2016, the park had 3.39 million recreation visits and in fiscal year 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 30, 2016) the park’s base budget was $12.4 million. The park has 14 developed campgrounds, 64 trailheads leading to 611 miles of trails and four overnight concession-operated lodges. For information about campgrounds,

see www.nps.gov/olym/planyourvisit/ camping.htm. Sarah Creachbaum became ONP’s superintendent in November 2012 and Lee Taylor was named acting superintendent in July 2015. For details, visit www.nps.gov/olym/ index.htm, call 360-565-3130 or stop by the Visitor Center at 3002 Mount Angeles Road, Port Angeles.

RURAL FIRE DISTRICTS

Clallam County Fire District No. 4 is an all-volunteer department serving the Joyce area at 51250 state Highway 112, Port Angeles. For non-emergencies, call 360-9283132. Clallam County Fire District No. 1 in Forks was formed around 1939 and is currently all volunteer. Currently there are 20 volunteers and two paid staff. The fire department averages about 10 calls per month. The district covers all of the greater Forks area, La Push and select sections of Jefferson County. The department has a mutual aid agreement with the Clallam County Hospital District to assist them with motor vehicle accidents in their district. Elected officials are: *John (Giancarlo) Buonpane, Dave Burt, **Miles Lawson, *Chet Hunt and *Tony Romberg. Meetings are the second Sunday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at the Forks Firehall, 11 Spartan Ave. Bill Paul is the district chief for the entire

district-Forks/Beaver. Wes Romberg is the assistant chief for the Forks/Beaver stations. *Running for re-election in November **Not running for re-election in November Clallam County Fire District No. 5 is located in the remote northwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula. The district is an all-hazards fire and EMS department with a full-time fire chief and 16 volunteer firefighters and/or EMTs. It serves the communities of Clallam Bay and Sekiu and all surrounding areas to include 755 square miles of residential and commercial properties, marinas, resorts and motels, state parks, national parks, Department of Natural Resources lands and a 900-bed adult male prison. The district responds to about 200 calls annually. Officers include: Chief Patricia Hutson, Fire Capt. Marty Rausch and EMS Lt. Diane Leiza. Commissioners are Position 1, *Roy Wright; Position 2, Karin Ashton; and Position 3, Jeff Kopis. *Running for re-election in November Monthly open public commissioner meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at Clallam County Fire District No. 5 headquarters, 60 Eagle Crest Way in Clallam Bay. For non-emergencies, call 360-9632371. The Neah Bay Fire Department is an all-volunteer department located at West Second Street and Kal Chote Avenue. For non-emergencies, call 360-6452701.

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FORKS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Forks Community Hospital’s motto is “Pioneers in Rural Health Care,” not because it’s a catchy phrase; it’s true! There has been a hospital in Forks since 1949 and Clallam County Hospital District No. 1 was the very first public hospital district formed in the state. Located on Bogachiel Way, a few blocks west of Forks Avenue and U.S. Highway 101, the campus is home to the hospital, a long-term care facility, busy medical office, Bogachiel Clinic, mental health and chemical dependency program called West End Outreach Services, and the Clallam Bay Medical Clinic in Clallam Bay. With just over 200 workers, Forks Community Hospital is Forks’ largest employer, with a medical staff that encompasses primary care providers and a network of visiting physician specialists that includes Kitsap Cardiology (now Harrison Health Cardiology), general surgery, orthopedics, ear, nose and throat, gynecology, podiatry and urology. Hometown health care in Forks is very much up with the times: Dr. Tristan

know the staff, hospital employees care for their neighbors, and it’s not uncommon to see generations of families gathering to support their loved ones or welcome a new baby to the world. The organization is governed by a fiveperson board of commissioners who are publicly elected: Daisy Anderson, chair; Don Lawley, secretary; *Sandy Schier, commissioner, *Jerry George, commissioner, *Patricia Birch, commissioner, and Tim Cournyer, chief executive officer. For details, call 360-374-6271 ext. 169. *Running for re-election in November

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FORKS POLICE DEPARTMENT

The mission of the Forks Police Department (FPD) is to protect the community. The Forks Police Department always is striving to be the finest police department in the state of Washington. The department’s values are integrity, dignity, commitment and pride (in service to the community). The FPD has adopted an uncompromising approach to the highest ethical standards, being honest, truthful and worthy of the community’s trust. Department employees believe in the importance of treating others with respect and conducting themselves in a manner that inspires respect. They are dedicated to the development and support of their employees and to the highest standards of professional conduct. Its officers believe in who they are, what they do and working hard to do the job right. The Forks Police Department is dispatched by PenCom in Port Angeles. The FPD also facilitates a Police Department cadet program for youth between the ages of 12-17. Since the program began, the cadets have volunteered and taken part in many local activities as well as learning about law enforcement. At press time, Forks was considering hiring a new chief of police. For non-emergencies, reach the Forks Police Department at 360-374-2223. The station is at 500 E. Division St.

FORKS CITY COUNCIL

Incorporated originally in 1945, Forks has been classified as a code city under the laws of Washington since 1984. It utilizes the strong mayor form of government. The elected positions (five council members and the mayor) are unpaid and consist of four-year terms. All council positions are at-large and, along with the mayor position, require residency within the city limits. Council meetings are at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month in the council conference room at 500 E. Division St. Current council members are: Jon Preston, *Bill Brager, *John Hillcar,

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*Kenneth Ayers, Juanita Weissenfels and **Mayor Bryon Monohon. The city operates a full-service police department with patrol and administrative positions. In addition, a there is a jail, and 24hour dispatch services are provided by PenCom. Water service is provided to city residents as well as most residents of the city’s urban growth area. The city also operates a waste water treatment plant, for the central portion of the city as well as the Forks Municipal Airport. Rounding out the city government functions are city attorney/planner, building inspector, utilities superintendent, street maintenance and improvement, city clerk and support staff. Contact the city clerk at 360-374-5412 ext. 240. *Running for re-election in November ** Not running for re-election in November

QUILLAYUTE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

411 S. Spartan Ave 360.374-6262 www.qvschools.org/pages/Quillayute_ Valley_SD_402 Superintendent: Diana Reaume Quillayute Valley School District is located in Forks. Olympic National Park, the Pacific Ocean and Hoh Rain Forest surround the district’s schools with natural beauty. The district serves approximately 3,500 students with 1,100 in the district’s brick and mortar schools on 50 acres of land that was once known as the Forks Prairie. Its virtual program, Insight School of Washington, also serves approximately 2,500 high school students across the state. QVSD schools include: • Forks Elementary School (Preschool to 3rd grade) 301 S. Elderberry Ave., 360-374-6262 Forks Intermediate School (4th to 6th grade) 301 S. Elderberry Ave., 360-374-6262 • Forks Junior High School (7th to 8th grade) 301 S. Elderberry Ave., 360-374-6262

• Forks High School (9th to 12th grade) 261 S. Spartan Ave., 360-374-6262 In addition, the district has Forks Alternative School and Home School Plus. The superintendent is Diana Reaume. School board members are Val Giles, 2019; *Kevin Hinchen, 2017; Bill Rohde, 2019; *Ron Hurn, 2017; and Mike Reaves, 2019. *Running for re-election in November

FORKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Forks Chamber of Commerce, 1411 S. Forks Ave., is a voice and advocate for the business community and other organizations of the West End of the Olympic Peninsula. In addition to maintain- Lissy Andros executive director ing the website www. forkswa.com, its activities include operating the year-round Visitor Information Center in Forks; creating many guides for lodging, shopping, fishing, activities and dining; sponsoring the free Logging and Mill Tours that run May to September; and operating the Forever Twilight in Forks Collection, a gallery of Twilight Saga props and costumes, with free admission. Summer hours: Memorial Day to Sept. 30 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays; winter hours: Oct. 1 to Memorial Day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. The Forks Chamber of Commerce holds weekly meetings September through June on Wednesdays with programs and speakers. You don’t have to be a chamber member to attend. Lissy Andros is the executive director of the Forks Chamber of Commerce and Merry Parker is the director of customer service and visitor center manager. Reach the Forks Chamber of Commerce and visitor center at 360-374-2531. 2017 Forks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are: Don Grafstrom, president; Linda Offutt, vice president; Bill Peach, past president; Bruce Paul, treasurer; Sharon Millett, secretary; Diana Reaume, Christi Baron, Darla Depew, Melene Bourm and Bryon Monohan.


QUILEUTE TRIBE

The Quileute tribe is located in La Push, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The Quileute Tribe has lived and hunted in this area for thousands of years. Although the village of La Push is only about 1 square mile, the tribe’s original territory stretched along the shores of the Pacific from the glaciers of Mount Olympus to the rivers of rain forests. Because of the remote location of La Push, the Quileute have built a tourism industry that serves those seeking a relaxing getaway or a rejuvenating adventure. The tribe’s Oceanside Resort along First Beach offers ocean-view accommodations ranging from luxurious to rustic. Those who visit La Push come for whale watching in the spring, surfing, fishing and hiking in the summer, and storm watching in the fall and winter. The tribe operates a marina, health clinic and a K-12 tribal school. The Quileute Tribal Council is the governing body of the tribe. It consists of five elected members, each of whom serves staggered threeyear terms. The tribe is federally recognized and has 802 enrolled members. Tribal Council members are: • Charles “Chas” Woodruff, chairman • Tony Foster, vice chairman • James Jackson Sr., secretary • Naomi Jacobson, treasurer • Doug Woodruff, member-at-large • Gerald Smith, general manager Contact the Quileute tribe at 360-3746163 or 90 Main St., La Push, WA 98350.

CLALLAM BAY-SEKIU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit corporation with the mission to promote and encourage economic development and tourism in the community, and to encourage cultural, educational and charitable events. The chamber offers dozens of networking opportunities each year, including monthly lunch meetings, guest speaker meetings, the annual volunteer banquet, area festivals and community programs. Each event is a new opportunity to cultivate new business contacts and

maintain old ones. The chamber is the recognized business voice in the community. It regularly reviews and takes positions on legislation and regulations affecting the state and local business environment. Those positions are communicated to elected officials, to the membership and to the community through public testimony and through the chamber’s newsletter. The president is Trish Kroll. Contact the Clallam Bay-Sekiu Chamber of Commerce at 360-9632339, P.O. Box 355, Clallam Bay, WA 98326.

NEAH BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The goal of the Neah Bay Chamber of Commerce is to promote and encourage self-sufficiency through economic development and tourism for the Makah Indian Reservation and surrounding greater Neah Bay area and to support cultural, educational and charitable events. Contact the chamber at 360-6452211, www.neahbaywa.com or at 1081 Bayview Ave., Neah Bay, WA 98257. The president of the chamber is Mary Lucas.

CAPE FLATTERY SCHOOL DISTRICT 13193 Highway 112 in Sekiu 360-963-2329 www.capeflattery.wednet.edu Superintendent: Michelle Parkin The Cape Flattery School District is made up of schools in Clallam Bay and Neah Bay, both offering classes for kindergarten through high school. This district is located on the most Northwestern tip of the continental United States, surrounded by the Olympic Mountains to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north. Just miles from Olympic National Park, this beautiful area offers miles of hiking trails through mountains, rain forests and along rugged and remote coastal beaches. Michelle Parkin is the superintendent. District offices are at 13193 Highway 112, Sekiu, WA 98381. Board members are: • Greg Colfax, chairman • Don Baker

• Tracey Rascon, • **John Stubbs • **Dan Elvrum. Reach the district at 360-963-2329 or www.capeflattery.wednet.edu. **Not running for re-election in November

MAKAH TRIBE

The Makah tribe has called the Neah Bay area home since time immemorial. The name Makah was attributed to the tribe by the neighboring tribes, meaning “people generous with food” in the Salish language. In the 1970s, its southernmost village, Ozette, was discovered, and artifacts from Makah ancestors from 300 to 500 years ago were recovered. Approximately 1 percent of the 55,000 found artifacts are on display at its nationally renowned museum at the Makah Cultural and Research Center. From the tip of Cape Flattery Trail, visitors can view Tatoosh Island while standing on the most northwesterly tip of the contiguous lower 48 states. Four observation decks on the Cape Flattery Trail provide spectacular views of the rugged rocks, birds, and jade waters of the Pacific Ocean. The trail is threefourths of a mile long. A Makah Recreation Pass is required to park at the trail head. The Makah Tribal Council is the elected governing body of the tribe on the Makah Reservation in Neah Bay, the central village of the Makah Reservation. The reservation is located on a portion of the tribe’s original tribal land as a result of a U.S. Treaty ratified in 1859. The council operates under a constitution and bylaws dated May 16, 1936. Serving the Makah Tribal Council is the Makah tribal organization, which is made up of employees and a managerial level staff of directors under a general manager. Elections for the council are held annually and each elected council member serves a staggered three-year term. The tribal government’s daily administration is managed by the general manager. Each program director reports directly to the general manager. The general manager is John Miller and tribal council members are Nate Tyler, chairman; Greig Arnold, vice chairman; Leah Neuneker, treasurer; and council members Marla Tolliver and Patrick DePoe. The tribe has about 2,900 enrolled members. In addition, the tribe owns and operates Makah Marina, a full-service, 200 slip marina.

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CLALLAM COUNTY NONPROFITS American Red Cross 151 Ruth’s Place, Sequim Phone: 360-457-7933 www.redcross.org/local/washington

Boy Scouts of America Troop 1460 Port Angeles 403 S. Lincoln St., Suite 4, Port Angeles 360-460-7030 www.seattlebsa.org Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympics 400 W. Fir St., Sequim 360-683-8095 2620 S. Francis St., Port Angeles 360-417-2831 www.bgc-op.org C&C Kids After School Enrichment Program 507 N. Liberty St., Port Angeles 360-457-6277 Captain Joseph House Foundation 1108 S. Oak St., Port Angeles 360-460-7848 www.captainjosephhousefoundation.org CCH Individualized Support Services 601 S. Race St., Port Angeles 360-452-9663 www.cchiss.org Clallam County 4-H Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles 360-417-2398 www.extension.wsu.edu/clallam/4h/ Clallam County Historical Society 933 W. Ninth St., Port Angeles 360-452-2662 www.clallamhistoricalsociety.com Clallam Mosaic 301 E. Lopez Ave., Suite 4, Port Angeles 360-681-8642 www.clallammosaic.org Concerned Citizens 945 S. Forks Ave., Forks 360-374-9340 805 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles 360-452-2396 www.concernedcitizenspnw.org Crescent Bay Lions Club 181 Holly Hill Road, Port Angeles 360-928-3686 www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/crescent_bay

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Daughters of the American Revolution-Michael Trebert Chapter 360-417-3054, 360-582-0989 n7jpw@juno.com www.dar.org Dungeness Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol 301 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim 360-912-2888 www.dungeness.wawg.cap.gov Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic 777 N. Fifth Ave., Suite 109, Sequim 360-582-0218 www.sequimfreeclinic.org Feiro Marine Life Center 315 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles 360-417-6254 www.feiromarinelifecenter.org First Federal Community Foundation 105 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles 360-417-3112 www.firstfedcf.org First Step Family Support Center 325 E. Sixth St., Port Angeles 360-457-8355 www.firststepfamily.org Forks Elks Lodge #2524 941 Merchants Road, Forks 360-374-2524 www.elks.org Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County 728 E. Front St., Port Angeles 360-681-6780 www.habitatclallam.org KSQM 91.5FM 577 W. Washington St., Sequim 360-681-0000 www.ksqmfm.com Mangrove Action Project P.O. Box 1854, Port Angeles 360-452-5866 www.mangroveactionproject.org My Choices 824-A E. Eighth St., Port Angeles 360-452-3300 www.mychoices.org New Dungeness Light Station Association P.O. Box 1283, Sequim 360-683-6638 www.newdungenesslighthouse.com

North Olympic Land Trust 602 E. Front St., Port Angeles 360-417-1815 www.northolympiclandtrust.org Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center 1115 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim 360-681-2283 www.nwraptorcenter.com OlyCAP 228 W. First St., Port Angeles 360-452-4726 421 Fifth Ave., Forks 360-374-6193 www.olycap.org Olympic Peninsula Humane Society 1743 Old Olympic Highway, Port Angeles 360-457-8206 www.ophumanesociety.org Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association 1431 Ediz Hook Drive, Port Angeles 360-452-3493, 360-460-6525 www.oprarowing.org Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau 618 S. Peabody St., Suite F, Port Angeles 360-452-8552 www.olympicpeninsula.org Olympic Peninsula YMCA 302 S. Francis St., Port Angeles 360-452-9244 610 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim 360-477-4381 www.olympicpeninsulaymca.org OPEN (Olympic Peninsula Equine Network) 251 Roupe Road, Sequim 360-207-1688 www.olypenequinenet.org Operation Uplift 118 N. Liberty St., Port Angeles 360-457-5141 www.operationuplift.org Peninsula Behavioral Health 118 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles 360-457-0431 490 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim 360-681-0585 www.peninsulabehavioral.org Peninsula College Foundation 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles 360-417-6400 www.pencol.edu/foundation


Peninsula Friends of Animals 257509 U.S. Highway 101, Port Angeles 360-452-0414 www.safehavenpfoa.org Peninsula Trails Coalition P.O. Box 1836, Port Angeles info@peninsulatrailscoalition.org www.peninsulatrailscoalition.org Pennies for Quarters P.O. Box 1705, Port Angeles 360-775-4222 www.penniesforquarters.org Pet Posse 1130 E. Front St. 360-775-5154 www.portangelespetposse.com Port Angeles Chief Petty Officers Association 360-417-5852 www.uscgcpoa.org Port Angeles Community Players 1235 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles 360-452-6651 www.pacommunityplayers.com Port Angeles Lions P.O. Box 466, Port Angeles 360-460-8843 www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/port_ angeles/index.php Port Angeles Symphony 216 N. Laurel St., Suite C, Port Angeles 360-457-5579 www.portangelessymphony.org Saint Vincent de Paul Society 112 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles 360-457-5804 Salvation Army 206 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles 360-452-7679 www.portangeles.salvationarmy.org Sarge’s Place 250 Ash Ave., Forks 360-374-5252 www.sargesplace.com Sequim Elks Lodge #2642 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim 360-683-2763 www.elks.org Sequim Food Bank 144 W. Alder St., Sequim 360-683-1205

www.sequimfoodbank.org Sequim Hospital Guild Thrift Shop 204 W. Bell St., Sequim 360-683-7044 Sequim Museum and Arts Center 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim 360-683-8110 www.sequimmuseum.com Sequim Sunrise Rotary 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim www.sequimsunriserotary.org Sequim Valley Lions 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim sequimvalleylions@gmail.com www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/sequim_ valley/ Serenity House of Clallam County 2203 W. 18th St., Port Angeles 360-452-7224 www.serenityhouseclallam.org Shipley Center 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim 360-683-6806 www.olypen.com/sequimsr Streamkeepers of Clallam County 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 6, Port Angeles 360-417-2281 www.clallam.net/SK/

TAFY (The Answer For Youth) 826 E. First St., Port Angeles 360-670-4363 www.theanswer4youth.org United Way of Clallam County 1601 E. Front St., Port Angeles 360-457-3011 www.unitedwayclallam.org VIMO (Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics) 819 E. Georgiana St., Port Angeles 360-457-4431 www.vimoclinic.org Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) 540 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles 360-452-1511 www.vhocc.org Welfare for Animals Guild P.O. Box 3966, Sequim 360-460-6258 www.wagsequimwa.org NOTE: This list is intended to be comprehensive, but we may have unintentionally missed a nonprofit. Please report missing nonprofit organizations to Brenda Hanrahan at bhanrahan@peninsuladailynews.com for inclusion in next year’s publication.

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