Paul Gottlieb

Cost of wind storm damage up to $400,000 in Clallam County; wind causes outages in East Jefferson County on Monday night

Wind storm cleanup has cost Clallam County and city public agencies an estimated $400,000 since a countywide outage turned out the lights for about eight… Continue reading

Peninsula braces for more wind as storm recovery continues

Clallam County emergency responders again braced for high winds on the West End as Quillayute Valley School District sent children home at about 1 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman gets $350,000 in settlement with Clallam prosecuting attorney

Former Clallam County employee Tina Hendrickson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against county Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols was settled last week in an agreement… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles to seek lease of John Wayne Marina

Port of Port Angeles commissioners approved a long-term plan Tuesday for potentially leasing the tax district’s publicly owned John Wayne Marina east of… Continue reading

High wind watch in effect for Clallam, Jefferson counties Friday

The National Weather Service has set a high wind watch for today into tonight for Clallam and Jefferson counties, on the heels… Continue reading

Stevens Middle School target of fake bomb threats in Port Angeles

A fake bomb threat emailed Thursday morning to two teachers at Stevens Middle School was traced to Russian and Chinese IP addresses,… Continue reading

Quileute woman sentenced to six years in prison after ramming police chief vehicle

A six-year prison sentence was imposed on a 33-year-old Quileute tribal member who stole a car before repeatedly ramming La Push Police… Continue reading

A new proposal from the City of Sequim asks contractors to evaluate current and ongoing costs for the John Wayne Marina. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Lease in John Wayne Marina’s future?

John Wayne Marina’s future has become crowded with possibilities, including a potential joint ownership-operating agreement between the city of Sequim and Jamestown… Continue reading

A new proposal from the City of Sequim asks contractors to evaluate current and ongoing costs for the John Wayne Marina. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Investors likely to have high expectations for Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone

Port of Port Angeles officials are discovering possible limitations to what the Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone can offer to rural areas. Among… Continue reading

Judge orders Nichols-Hendrickson settlement talks

With a 10-day trial looming, attorneys for Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols and the woman who has accused him of sexual… Continue reading

Tommy Ross Jr. freed from Oregon jail

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols is hoping Tommy L. Ross Jr.’s first night of freedom in 38 years is among his last… Continue reading

Port Angeles Waterfront Center fundraising passes 50 percent mark

A Port Angeles Waterfront Center official laid out details Tuesday for the $45 million project, which lacks $20 million to reach its… Continue reading

State fines Port Angeles crematory saying it violated law on cremains

The state Department of Licensing has fined Mount Angeles Memorial Park and Crematory owner Danny Wakefield $12,500 for violating state law on… Continue reading

Two men hurt in separate pedestrian-vehicle collisions in Port Angeles

Two Port Angeles men were injured Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in separate vehicle-pedestrian collisions at two city crosswalks. James Matheny, 67,… Continue reading

Woman sentenced for illegal elk hunt near Forks

A Quileute tribal member has been sentenced on three criminal charges related to illegally hunting a nine-point bull elk on private West End… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles wash-down facility expected to be ready by end of year

Workers finished pouring a concrete pad Tuesday for a waterfront vessel wash-down facility, the cornerstone feature of the Port of Port Angeles’… Continue reading

Trial briefs, jury instructions expected today in Clallam harassment case

Trial briefs and jury instructions will be presented in federal court today in preparation for a Dec. 11 trial that will determine if… Continue reading

Driver could see charges after Carlsborg wreck sends one to hospital

A vehicle passenger was transported to Harborview Medical Center with a spinal injury Saturday night after a crash south of Carlsborg in which… Continue reading

Port Angeles Thanksgiving meal feeds more than a thousand

Hundreds flocked Thursday to the Queen of Angels Community Thanksgiving Dinner, grateful in the face of hardship. Stephen McBride, 38, on the… Continue reading

Grant aids fundraising for new Boys & Girls Club facility

A $300,000 grant has boosted efforts to build a new Port Angeles clubhouse for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading