Paul Gottlieb

Kaston Beckett, 6, joined the crowd Friday in front of the Clallam County Courthouse as it supported striking Port Angeles School District paraeducators. (Paul Gottlieb /Peninsula Daily News)

School strike ends in PA; paraeducators, district come to agreement

Port Angeles School District schools will reopen Monday after paraeducators approved a new three-year wage agreement with the district Friday, ending their… Continue reading


More than 150 teachers and paraeducators ended their demonstration in downtown Port Angeles, circling past the courthouse, supporting the paraeducators’ strike. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Strike to end Monday; Port Angeles paraeducators, district reach pact

Schools will reopen Monday after the Port Angeles Paraeducators Association approved a new wage agreement tonight with the Port Angeles School District,… Continue reading


Rohrer maintains led over Black for judgeship

Erik Rohrer maintained his lead over John Black on Thursday by 24 votes in the race for West End Clallam County District… Continue reading


Port of Port Angeles panel approves $10.2 million budget

Connie Beauvais split from her two Port of Port Angeles commissioner colleagues Tuesday, voting against a 1 percent property tax increase for… Continue reading

Permits in process for holiday season shows at Lincoln Theater

Owners want to turn venue into nonprofit performing arts space

Governor appoints replacement for Clallam County Superior Court judge

Gov. Jay Inslee this week selected Brent Basden of Port Angeles to replace outgoing Superior Court Judge Chris Melly, who is resigning… Continue reading

Rohrer pulls ahead of Black in District Court 2 race after fourth count

It took eight days, but Erik Rohrer pulled ahead of John Black on Tuesday by 27 votes in the last large tally… Continue reading

Volunteers requested for skating rink: Port Angeles facility to be open Nov. 23 to Jan. 6

Today is lights day for the Port Angeles Winter Ice Village. Volunteers are needed to help string 33,000 holiday icicle-lights for the… Continue reading

Outcome unchanged in close race after third count of Clallam ballots

General election results, including a close race for West End District Court 2 judge, remained static late Tuesday afternoon in the latest… Continue reading

Richard B. Anderson

A tribute to four Peninsula residents who have received Medal of Honor

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by PDN Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb first appeared Nov. 10, 2000. We print an updated version every Veterans Day. A… Continue reading

Richard B. Anderson

Daily ballot counts required with larger population

There may be no more waiting for three days for Clallam County election returns beginning in 2019 after Auditor Shoona Riggs learned… Continue reading

Court official: Tommy Ross should be released pending appeal

A state Court of Appeals commissioner has affirmed that Tommy Ross should be released from jail because murder charges against him were… Continue reading

Nole promises change in Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

Joe Nole, who is now a detective in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, looks forward to addressing the issues for which he… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles considers $10.2 million budget

A 1 percent levy increase is part of the Port of Port Angeles’ proposed $10.2 million operating budget for 2019, which is… Continue reading

Westport moving from port building to old Walmart near Port Angeles

Yacht-builder Westport LLC will finish moving its cabinet manufacturing operation from the Airport Industrial Park west of downtown Port Angeles to the… Continue reading

Nichols retains Clallam County prosecuting attorney seat

Republican Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols on Wednesday was looking toward the future after voters on Election Night gave him an… Continue reading

State, Congressional incumbents keep seats

It was business as usual Wednesday for Democratic incumbents who on election night made a clean sweep of their Republican opponents in… Continue reading

PHOTO: A light in the darkness at Port Angeles service

Pastor Olaf Baumann of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Angeles lights the Tree of Life candelabra Saturday during a remembrance service, organized by Interfaith… Continue reading

Candidates in contested Clallam races raise more than $200,000

Campaign financial reports filed as of Friday with the state Public Disclosure Commission show contested Clallam County candidates spending $137,000 from more… Continue reading

Sheriff’s race tops money war in contested Jefferson County races

Campaign financial reports filed as of Friday with the state Public Disclosure Commission show Jefferson County candidates spending $126,000 from $167,000 in… Continue reading