Paul Gottlieb

DNR chief differs from Gov. Inslee on climate change policy

State Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz will present a climate change policy to state lawmakers today that differs from the path set by… Continue reading

Clallam County to give $60,000 to Economic Development Corporation for 2018

Clallam County commissioners, satisfied by the diversity efforts of the nonprofit Economic Development Corporation, agreed Tuesday to move forward on giving the… Continue reading

Jefferson County District Court judge decides against running for fourth term

Longtime jurist Jill Landes is hanging up her robes. The Jefferson County District Court judge and former deputy prosecuting attorney in both… Continue reading

Couple pleads guilty to forced labor charges; immigrant was held near Port Angeles

A Forks couple has pleaded guilty in federal court to holding, against her will, an undocumented, non-English-speaking Guatemalan woman who said her… Continue reading

Sequim man pleads not guilty to threatening school bus driver

A Sequim man has pleaded not guilty to making a racially motivated threat to a Jamestown S’Klallam school bus driver Dec. 20.… Continue reading

Judge to rule on admissibility of evidence in Port Angeles cold case murder trial

A judge will rule Jan. 15 on motions limiting trial evidence that could be presented on behalf of accused murderer Tommy Ross,… Continue reading

Burglaries investigated in Port Angeles, Forks

Business burglaries in downtown areas of Port Angeles and Forks had police busy Saturday morning. Forks police responded to a break-in at South North Gardens… Continue reading

Kent police hit road block in probe of Port Angeles man’s death

Police have hit an impasse in an investigation into the fatal beating of a former Port Angeles man at a SeaTac-area hotel. Christopher… Continue reading

Barry Swegle satisfies $734,566 judgment against him

Forgiveness and an apology were part of the deal. Barry Alan Swegle, a Port Angeles man who, wielding a bulldozer, laid waste… Continue reading

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Greg Shield shoveled snow Christmas morning from the sidewalk in front of his house at Cedar and West Seventh streets in Port Angeles. About 5 inches fell in the neighborhood.

Peninsula blanketed in white Christmas; snowfall leads to slew of wrecks

North Olympic Peninsula residents were treated to a white Christmas, but the snowfall had its downside as it caused a bevy of… Continue reading

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Greg Shield shoveled snow Christmas morning from the sidewalk in front of his house at Cedar and West Seventh streets in Port Angeles. About 5 inches fell in the neighborhood.

Thieves spoil Christmas for some in Jefferson County

The spirit of taking rather than giving tainted Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for owners of a Port Townsend business and a… Continue reading

Snow-related collisions number in the dozens on Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement emergency personnel were hoping for a quieter Christmas Day after a Christmas Eve filled with dozens of… Continue reading

Luminary display joins neighbors, generations in Port Angeles

A string of about 400 luminaries three blocks long marked a holiday path like lights on a snowy tree limb on Christmas… Continue reading

Sequim man in court after alleged threat of tribal bus driver

A 58-year-old Sequim man arrested after allegedly threatening a school bus driver for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe while using a racial slur… Continue reading

EDC aims for more gender diversity on its board

The nonprofit Clallam County Economic Development Corp. will strive for more gender diversity on a board of directors now made up entirely… Continue reading

Two boys airlifted following early morning Port Angeles crash

A Port Angeles man was cited for negligent driving after a wreck that sent his two sons to a Seattle hospital, a… Continue reading

Jefferson County’s yearlong ban on shooting ranges puts D’Amico proposal on hold

Jefferson County commissioners will begin forming a citizens’ advisory committee in January to address shooting-range issues after they imposed a maximum yearlong… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners name committee for treasurer applicants

Clallam County commissioners named a committee Monday to screen applicants for the vacancy created by former elected Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis, who resigned… Continue reading

Meeting between tribal and Port Angeles officials called off

A meeting with the Lower Elwha Tribal Council and all seven Port Angeles City Council members who will be seated as of… Continue reading

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

Meetings are expected to begin this week between the state Department of Natural Resources and Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on plans to shut… Continue reading