Paul Gottlieb

Peninsula law enforcement agencies trade, sell, destroy weapons

Law enforcement agencies across the North Olympic Peninsula have various ways of disposing of forfeited guns, from trading them in for newer… Continue reading

UPDATE: Port Angeles man and woman in custody following high speed chase, hit-and-run crash

A high-speed chase that began in Port Angeles continued on U.S. Highway 101 Thursday afternoon, reaching speeds estimated at 90 mph before… Continue reading

Clallam Economic Development director to quit as of Friday

Bob Schroeter, executive director of the Clallam County Economic Development Corp., is resigning effective Friday after 10 months on the job. Schroeter… Continue reading

Dam Bar owner looks to settle copyright infringement lawsuit with ASCAP

Fundraiser set Saturday at venue west of Port Angeles.

North Olympic Peninsula firefighters train to climb Columbia Center for a cause

Margie Brueckner insisted she was feeling good Saturday while stepping in place, weighed down by firefighter gear and breathing from an oxygen… Continue reading

Port Angeles lays out terms of land sale to Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

PORT ANGELES —The Port Angeles City Council, facing a balloon payment of $1 million in 2021, agreed last week on terms for selling a prime… Continue reading

Legislator: Delay paying property taxes

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation… Continue reading

Elwha Bridge plans told: State officals provide timeline for new structure

Design plans have been outlined for a two-lane concrete Elwha River bridge anchored deep into bedrock that will replace the existing river-ravaged… Continue reading

McKinley Paper puts retooling plans on hold at Port Angeles mill

McKinley Paper Co. has put on hold plans to retool the Nippon Paper Industries USA paper plant it purchased almost a year… Continue reading

Clallam’s Judge Porter to take 60-day leave for JAG duty

District Court 1 Judge Rick Porter will leave the public confines of the Clallam County courthouse Friday before traveling to a secret… Continue reading

Fire prompts Sequim Elks Club evacuation

About 20 people were evacuated from the Sequim Elks Lodge during a Bloodworks Northwest blood drive after smoke caused by a long-smoldering fire… Continue reading

ASCAP sues Peninsula bar for copyright infringement

A music industry giant is suing The Dam Bar, a tiny live entertainment and drinking establishment west of Port Angeles, for playing… Continue reading

Levy hopes dashed, fulfilled: Port Angeles, Cape Flattery backers respond to initial election results

Election Day left the West End’s Cape Flattery School District basking in victory and Port Angeles School District — with about 1,000… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman charged after allegedly hitting shed, parked car, house

Bail of $25,000 has been set for a 52-year-old Port Angeles woman who was allegedly intoxicated when police said she struck a… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners add interim ban on non-native fish farms to shoreline plan

Atlantic salmon raised in new fish farms became even more unwelcome Monday in waters off Clallam County. County commissioners at their work… Continue reading

Purchase of downtown Port Angeles property for hotel nears

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s plans to build an 86-room, $25 million downtown hotel are back on track after a delay over… Continue reading

Arraignment set for man accused of jail escape in Forks

Bail of $150,000 and a Feb. 23 arraignment date were set Wednesday for an inmate who allegedly escaped from the Forks jail… Continue reading

Port Angeles brewery to expand into port building

Barhop, meet Dairy Fresh. There’s little that satisfies a real estate guy more than marrying vacant property with a willing renter. In… Continue reading

Planning expected to begin by fall for sewer upgrades in Clallam Bay, Sekiu

Carlsborg’s sewer system was completed last year. Now it’s the West End’s turn. Planning will begin by October for upgrades to two… Continue reading

Several Port Angeles businesses moving in wake of hotel plans

Business owners are trying to make the most of the seeming certitude of being displaced in coming months by construction of a… Continue reading