Paul Gottlieb

Peninsula legislators comment on public disclosure, suicide bills

The North Olympic Peninsula’s three Democratic state legislators took differing views last week on a proposed Senate bill to exempt legislative records including… Continue reading

Sharp object used in killing of Sequim woman, prosecuting attorney says

No suspects yet in January death of Valerie Claplanhoo

Bail set at $3 million for third suspect in Port Angeles triple homicide

Bail of $3 million was set Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court for the third of three people accused in the Dec.… Continue reading

Clallam County Economic Development Corp. seeks new director

The Clallam County Economic Development Corp., a countywide nonprofit business group, is an organization in search of itself but on its way… Continue reading

Sequim homeowner holds alleged burglar at gunpoint, deputies say

A homeowner detained a burglary suspect at gunpoint after firing a shot into the ground while the man was allegedly running away, authorities… Continue reading

Letellier charged with first-degree murder in triple slaying

She will plead not guilty, attorney says

Meth use alleged at site of 3 homicides; $3.5 million bail set

A Port Angeles man jailed last week on $3.5 million bail in connection with a Dec. 26 triple homicide was allegedly tangled… Continue reading

Charges ramped up on Port Angeles triple homicide suspect

Authorities work to solidify cases against three accused

Opposition to smart meters voiced at Clallam PUD meeting

Informational meetings planned for Monday

Firewood drying atop wood stove ignites

Deputy Police Chief Jason Viada extinguished a fire atop a wood stove that was generating 1-foot flames, he said. The house in… Continue reading

Bail set at $20,000 for Neah Bay man suspected of raping two young girls

A Neah Bay man has been charged with raping and molesting two girls between 2009 and 2015 while he babysat them. The girls,… Continue reading

State bill would raise legal age for buying tobacco

Washington could become seventh to increase limit

Port Angeles man pleads down alleged rape

A lifelong Port Angeles resident pleaded guilty last week to felony indecent liberties with forcible compulsion, resolving a second-degree rape case against… Continue reading

Port Angeles port OKs funds for CRTC-WSU demonstration project

The Port of Port Angeles will spend $230,000 in seed money on a demonstration panel and other components of construction-grade, cross-laminated timber… Continue reading

Port Townsend Main Street Program touts 2018 work, sets sights on 2019 goals

Year’s top champion, collaborator and volunteer are named

Peninsula legislators set sights on goals

Morse Creek safety, health care, daylight saving time among issues

Mourners tell of a woman with little who gave much at events remembering Valerie Claplanhoo

Bewildered mourners this week embraced the memory of Valerie Claplanhoo, slain Jan. 2 inside her Sequim apartment. Claplanhoo, 57, lived much of… Continue reading

Clallam PUD orders smart meters, offers opt-out provision

Clallam County Public Utility District began ordering smart meters last week after similar efforts struck out in Port Angeles and Jefferson County,… Continue reading

Texas man found dead at Cape Flattery

An Amazon senior project manager from Fort Worth, Texas, died this week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the scenic tip of… Continue reading

Searches fail to locate Sequim woman missing since Dec. 22

An extensive search-and-rescue effort has failed to locate a Diamond Point woman last seen three days before Christmas. The Jan. 13-14 operation… Continue reading