QUILCENE: Principal top superintendent candidate

QUILCENE — Principal Judi Mackey is the School Board's top choice for superintendent.

Mackey was selected as the leading candidate for the position last week after board members interviewed the three finalists for the position. The other finalists were Wishram, Wash., School District Assistant Administrator Patricia Hail of The Dalles, Ore., and North River School District Superintendent/Principal Eugene Avey of Aberdeen.

“I think it's a very nice compliment that they want me to be their superintendent,” Mackey said Wednesday of her selection. “I just see it as a vote of confidence that they like the direction the school district is going in.”

Mackey, 59, will replace Interim Superintendent Gil Johnson, a retired superintendent from the Concrete School District.

For the complete story see Thursday's Peninsula News, on sale in Jefferson County.

More in News

Serve Washington presented service award

Serve Washington presented its Washington State Volunteer Service Award to… Continue reading

Mary Kelsoe of the Port Angeles Garden Club thins a cluster of azaleas as a tulip sprouts nearby in one of the decorative planters on Wednesday along the esplanade in the 100 block of West Railroad Avenue on the Port Angeles waterfront. Garden club members have traditionally maintained a pair of planters along the Esplanade as Billie Loos’s Garden, named for a longtime club member. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula News)
In full bloom

Mary Kelsoe of the Port Angeles Garden Club thins a cluster of… Continue reading

Housing depends on many factors

Land use, infrastructure part of state toolbox

Sarge’s Place in Forks serves as a homeless shelter for veterans and is run by the nonprofit, a secondhand store and Clallam County homelessness grants and donations. (Sarge’s Veteran Support)
Fundraiser set to benefit Sarge's Veteran Support

Minsky Place for elderly or disabled veterans set to open this spring

Jefferson commissioners to meet with coordinating committee

The Jefferson County commissioners will meet with the county… Continue reading

John Southard.
Sequim promotes Southard to deputy chief

Sequim Police Sergeant John Southard has been promoted to deputy… Continue reading

Back row, from left to right, are Chris Moore, Colleen O’Brien, Jade Rollins, Kate Strean, Elijah Avery, Cory Morgan, Aiden Albers and Tim Manly. Front row, from left to right, are Ken Brotherton and Tammy Ridgway.
Eight graduate to become emergency medical technicians

The Jefferson County Emergency Medical Services Council has announced… Continue reading

Driver airlifted to Seattle hospital after Port Angeles wreck

A woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in… Continue reading

Becca Paul, a paraeducator at Jefferson Elementary in Port Angeles, helps introduce a new book for third-graders, from left, Margret Trowbridge, Taezia Hanan and Skylyn King, to practice reading in the Literacy Lab. The book is entitled “The Girl With A Vision.” (Dave Logan/for Peninsula News)
After two-year deal, PA paraeducators back to work

Union, school district agree to mediated contract with baseline increases

Police reform efforts stalled

Law enforcement sees rollback on restrictions

Pictured, from left, are Priya Jayadev, Lisa O’Keefe, Lisa Palermo, Lynn Hawkins and Astrid Raffinpeyloz.
Yacht club makes hospice donation

The Sequim Bay Yacht Club recently donated $25,864 to Volunteer Hospice of… Continue reading