Paul Gottlieb

Port Angeles mayor to resign tribal planner post

Mayor Sissi Bruch soon will be free from the potential conflict-of-interest bonds of her day job, allowing her to realize her full… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced for road rage

A Sequim man charged in the Net Nanny child-sex sting must serve 60 days in jail on an unrelated March 22 road-rage… Continue reading

Cost rises for Port of Port Angeles stormwater treatment facility construction

The Port of Port Angeles’ Marine Terminal Stormwater Treatment facility, originally budgeted for $2.05 million, will cost $2.36 million to build and… Continue reading

Sequim man faces up to a year in jail after guilty verdict in road rage case

Net Nanny sting defendant Clinton Caldwell of Sequim faces a maximum 364-day jail sentence at 9 a.m. Friday after a Clallam County… Continue reading

Peninsula entities aim for alternate fuel usage

North Olympic Peninsula governmental entities must report by July 1 on how well they are satisfying the state goal of 100 percent usage of alternatives… Continue reading

City, county officials eye smoking, vaping age increase

Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council members agreed to explore raising the legal age for selling tobacco and vaping products… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles mayor remembered

Friends and associates of former Mayor Patrick Downie are mourning the death of the happy warrior who battled prostate cancer while ushering… Continue reading

Former Clallam County commissioner aims at old seat; sheriff now faces opposition

Former Clallam County Commissioner and Democrat Mike Doherty is making another run at his old position in the Nov. 6 general election… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles Mayor Patrick Downie dies after returning home

Former Mayor Patrick Downie, who battled cancer while ushering the city through difficult times, died Thursday. He was in his mid-70s. Current… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ chief administrator plans to retire

The former fire chief and once-reluctant leader who has served as the city of Port Angeles’ top administrator for six years will… Continue reading

Jamestown oyster farm in wildlife refuge now on hold

Permitting for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s proposed oyster farm at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is on hold until at least a mid-November hearing… Continue reading

Autopsy set for Port Angeles man who died after motorcycle wreck

An autopsy will be conducted today on a 70-year-old motorcycle rider who was conscious and calm following a mid-day Sunday wreck and… Continue reading

All but one incumbent unopposed so far in Clallam candidate filings

Incumbent elected Clallam County officials are sitting pretty for the Nov. 6 general election with two days left for challengers to file… Continue reading

Contests created with new candidate filings

The second day of candidates filing for the Nov. 6 general election produced contested races for West End-area District Court 2, the… Continue reading

First day of filing week in Clallam yields primary race

The first day for Clallam County candidates to file for the Nov. 6 general election produced a contest for the Aug. 7… Continue reading

Investigation revolves around resignation of PUD commissioner

A Seattle law firm is conducting a personnel investigation into the circumstances surrounding Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner’s pending… Continue reading

Sheriff’s race heats up in Jefferson

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detective Joe Nole is running in the Nov. 6 general election against the man who demoted him from undersheriff… Continue reading

‘I made a mistake:’ Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor speaks to Peninsula crowds

The whirlwind appearance of suicide-attempt survivor and author Kevin Hines drew hundreds to venues in Port Angeles and Blyn who were implored… Continue reading

Candidates to file this week in Clallam races

Clallam County’s elected community development director — still the only elected DCD director in the U.S. — has a general election contender… Continue reading

Funds will enable Olympic Medical Center to hire 15 more providers this year

A $1.9 million state appropriation will ensure that Olympic Medical Center will hire 15 new medical providers this year, including up to… Continue reading