Paul Gottlieb

Former Port Angeles mayor, Clallam Transit manager dies

Former Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio died Tuesday night at Sebastian Riverside Medical Center in Sebastian, Fla. City employees were notified… Continue reading

Clallam County backs bridge effort: Officials iffy about financial support

Cherie Kidd made an impassioned plea to the Clallam County commissioners for support and money for suicide fencing on the Eighth Street… Continue reading

Clallam County to sue drug makers, distributors for damages in opioid crisis

Clallam County will join more than 200 other litigants in suing opioid makers and wholesale distributors in federal district court for damages… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System approves $445,480 in capital expenditures for 2018

Capital expenditures for 2018 will total $445,480 for North Olympic Library System facilities to cover new paving in Port Angeles, computers in… Continue reading

Clallam infant death rate highest in state: 8.1 per 1,000 births vs. 4.7 statewide, though numbers small

Clallam County had the highest infant death rate in Washington state from 2011-2015, according to the state Department of Health’s Infant Mortality… Continue reading

Porter won’t seek fifth term to Clallam court

Judge Rick Porter, who sparked controversy with his pay-or-appear program but won re-election timeand again, has decided against running for a fifth… Continue reading

Man whose errant shot hit neighbor checks into treatment center

A Port Angeles man who was drinking up to a fifth of hard liquor a day — and sometimes more — when… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles cuts cost of wash-down facility

Port of Port Angeles commissioners have agreed to spend $46,855 to have an Everett engineering company revise bid documents for a planned… Continue reading

Tsunami watch prompts preparation on Peninsula

The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that shook the Gulf of Alaska shortly after midnight Monday prompted a tsunami-watch response Tuesday more than 1,000… Continue reading

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., heads to the chamber with fellow Democrats for a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Olympic National Park back to business as usual after shutdown

Olympic National Park remained open to the public but bereft of visitor services Monday after the House and Senate voted to end… Continue reading

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., heads to the chamber with fellow Democrats for a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Two applicants for acting Clallam treasurer sent to commissioners

The names of two applicants for the acting Clallam County treasurer post have been forwarded to county commissioners for their decision on… Continue reading

Olympic National Park open amid shutdown, but visitors mostly on their own

Visitors to Olympic National Park will be largely on their own during the shutdown of the federal government, although Hurricane Ridge Road… Continue reading

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigating reported suicide by fire

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an 18-year-old man at Gray Wolf Ranch residential treatment center who reportedly… Continue reading

Power remains out for thousands on West End of Clallam County

Electricity remained out for about 5,700 West End customers of Clallam County Public Utility District while they awaited the arrival of Bonneville Power… Continue reading

McEntire to run against Tharinger for state rep seat

Jim McEntire has heeded the call of the state House Republican Caucus. He’s running for office again. McEntire, a former Republican Clallam County… Continue reading

Clallam Public Defender contract approved: Charging procedures changed

A one-year $1.25 million public defender contract covering indigent defendants was approved by county commissioners this week in light of plans by… Continue reading

Forks jail procedures under review after escape

Forks jail staffing and procedures are being reviewed after two inmates escaped Monday night, leading to one found dead by suicide and a… Continue reading

Boy stopped on Port Angeles bridge after suicide threat

A 15-year-old boy who threatened to commit suicide by jumping off an Eighth Street bridge ran to the span early Monday afternoon… Continue reading

UPDATE: Second escaped Forks inmate now in custody; first found dead of apparent suicide

Boe James Baker and Alejandro Cendejas-Montoya allegedly assaulted a female guard in the jail break.

Pennies for Quarters signs contract on Port Angeles property

Pennies for Quarters, the brainchild of a former military policeman to provide free, temporary, tiny-home housing for homeless veterans, has found new… Continue reading