Paul Gottlieb

District Court 2 hopefuls debate in Forks

Two judicial candidates with differing views of each other and the part-time elected position they seek in the Nov. 6 general election squared… Continue reading

Charges dismissed in 40-year-old Port Angeles murder case

A judge’s ruling in favor of dismissing charges against Tommy Ross Jr. in a four-decades-old murder case will be challenged by the… Continue reading

ShakeOut earthquake drill arrives on Peninsula on Thursday

Update your emergency kit, review how to protect yourself once the shaking starts and make sure you’ve designated an out-of-area contact in… Continue reading

Harvest of Hope dinner raises $115,000 for OMC Cancer Center expansion, Patient Navigator program

The 16th annual Harvest of Hope fundraising dinner Saturday generated $115,000 for equipment for Olympic Medical Center’s Cancer Center expansion in Sequim… Continue reading

Man sentenced for Beaver arson: Woman whose home was burned tells of hearing apology

A 40-year-old woman watched her former boyfriend apologize in Clallam County Superior Court last week. He had written her a letter from… Continue reading

Price tag $45 million for Port Angeles Waterfront Center

The Port Angeles Waterfront Center finally has a price tag: $45 million. “I’ve been asked repeatedly over the last 2½ years that… Continue reading

Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone about to be in business

A development incentive effort for low-income areas is being piloted by a singular collaboration of North Olympic Peninsula tribes, city governments and… Continue reading

Sentence given after fatal abuse: No jail time for Michelle Ward

A trained child care provider accused of failing to report her mother’s fatal abuse of 2½-year-old family member Isaac Ward Martinez was… Continue reading

Legislative seat incumbent, challenger discuss guns, taxes, Kavanaugh

Two candidates for state Legislature had different takes on measures involving guns and taxes at a general election forum, where they also… Continue reading

Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon on Sunday afternoon. (Washington State Patrol)

Port Townsend woman killed in Brinnon wreck

A 72-year-old Port Townsend woman driving northbound on U.S. Highway 101 died Sunday afternoon after an Oregon driver traveling southbound crossed the centerline,… Continue reading

Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon on Sunday afternoon. (Washington State Patrol)

Clallam Bay coach loses home to fire

Longtime West End resident Kelly Gregory and his wife, Kim, lost their cedar home to fire last week. No one was inside… Continue reading

Peach, Doherty trade jabs at Clallam County commissioner forum

Bill Peach and Mike Doherty are two former political foes vying for District 3 Clallam County commissioner in the Nov. 6 general… Continue reading

Legislative candidates’ views aired at Port Angeles forum

Incumbent Democratic State Rep. Mike Chapman of Port Angeles and the campaign manager for his opponent Jodi Wilke painted differing pictures of… Continue reading

Clallam County sheriff hopefuls pull no punches at debate

The gloves came off at a Clallam County sheriff’s election forum. Three-term incumbent Bill Benedict and his former detective, Jim McLaughlin, challenged… Continue reading

Clallam PUD candidates discuss BPA, carbon tax

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner candidates have differing views on the electric supplier for most of the county, with one candidate… Continue reading

Land sale approved for Port Angeles hotel

Trust won out over caution Thursday during a rare joint meeting between the Lower Elwha Tribal and City councils. On a 4-2… Continue reading

Port Angeles club for youth seeks funds for new facility

A haven for children needs help from adults. The Port Angeles branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

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                                The Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek in Port Angeles will be the site of a celebration of the installation of suicide barriers tonight.

Suicide barriers draw praise in Port Angeles

Two fathers with painful connections to the Eighth Street bridges lauded the recent addition of suicide barriers along the 100-foot-tall spans. Randy… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
                                The Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek in Port Angeles will be the site of a celebration of the installation of suicide barriers tonight.

Clallam jail inmate pleads guilty to intimidating witness, felony harassment

Marshall Jay Lewis will soon lose the distinction of being the longest-serving inmate at the Clallam County jail. The 40-year-old Sedro-Woolley man… Continue reading

Meeting tonight for proposed ice skating rink in PA

A community meeting will be held tonight to inform and organize residents around establishing a downtown skating rink this fall. The meeting… Continue reading