Paul Gottlieb

Grieving fathers: Two dads urge bridge suicide barriers in Port Angeles

Two bridges, two suicides, two grieving fathers. Enough is enough, Richart Wishart and Randy Henry said last week. They believe it’s time… Continue reading

Bail set at $100,000 in Forks truck crash

Bail of $100,000 was set Monday for a Forks man who allegedly crashed a truck he was driving Oct. 14 before he fled… Continue reading

McKinley Paper Co. selects equipment vendor; still targeting December 2018 for start-up

McKinley Paper Co. has selected a vendor for equipment that will produce cardboard liner at the former Nippon Paper Industries USA papermaking… Continue reading

Firm looking at temporary suicide barriers for Port Angeles bridges

An Olympia engineering firm is working on options and costs for temporary suicide fences or other barriers for the Eighth Street bridges… Continue reading

Two remain in intensive care after wreck near Port Angeles

Two people were transported by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-car crash Sunday night on U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Ramona Ward second-degree murder trial delayed 5 months

Ramona Jean Ward will have to wait until June 4 for her murder trial, which is scheduled 19 months after she was… Continue reading

Port Angeles police search for man in attempted bank robbery

Police continued their search Saturday afternoon for a man with a tattoo on the back of his left hand who unsuccessfully tried… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads not guilty to charges after standoff

A Port Angeles man involved in a five-hour standoff with police Nov. 19 pleaded not guilty last week to malicious mischief-domestic violence… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles approves changes at terminal; Rite Bros. Aviation to move

After three years, it’s time to take down the vacancy sign at William R. Fairchild International Airport’s terminal building, Port of Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles man jailed after allegedly firing weapon into neighbor’s house

Bail was set for Gary Lee Blanton, Sr. at $150,000 Monday jailed after he allegedly fired a .44 Magnum handgun into a… Continue reading

Group on Port Angeles bridges calls for higher fences to prevent suicides

Every night since Monday morning, when 15-year-old Ashley Wishart flung herself off the Valley Creek bridge, Siouxzie Hinton has joined other residents… Continue reading

Mourners celebrate short life; pastor talks of choices in death of teen who jumped from bridge

A montage of photos and videos depicting Ashley Ann Wishart’s abbreviated life ended Friday night with stark finality at Dungeness Community Church. For… Continue reading

Hoh Tribe buying property in Forks; feasibility study will help determine uses of buildings

The Hoh Tribe is increasing its presence in Forks as a property owner. The tribe recently completed the fourth of four building and… Continue reading

Retailers ready for shoppers; today, Saturday promise to be big days for area stores

Retailers in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks had turkey on their mind Wednesday but today and Saturday on their calendars. They were… Continue reading

Police investigate reports of possibly suicidal teen on bridge hours before council meeting

A possibly suicidal 15-year-old was reported Tuesday on one of the Eighth Street bridges two hours before the Port Angeles City Council… Continue reading

Several potshots are reported in Port Angeles

Someone in Port Angeles is taking potshots in the city with a BB gun and, in one recent case, a gun that… Continue reading

Five-hour standoff ends with peaceful surrender in Port Angeles

A Port Angeles man who barricaded himself inside his west Port Angeles home was in a five-hour standoff Sunday with police before… Continue reading

Clallam Bay prison easing lockdown after fight

Prison officials continued easing a lockdown Saturday at Clallam Bay Corrections Center after a brief fight broke out at about 3:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Armstrong to expand scope under new owner

The Eastern Washington company that recently purchased Armstrong Marine Inc. will put extra focus on building aluminum-hull catamarans as the boatbuilder continues… Continue reading

Flowers lean against the rail of the east Eighth Street bridge from which a Port Angeles High School student jumped to her death Monday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles high school student dies following jump from bridge

A 15-year-old Port Angeles High School sophomore jumped to her death at about 8 a.m. Monday from the Eighth Street bridge over… Continue reading

Flowers lean against the rail of the east Eighth Street bridge from which a Port Angeles High School student jumped to her death Monday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)