Paul Gottlieb

Judge approves sales of Pettit Oil’s remaining assets

TACOMA — Federal bankruptcy court Judge Paul Snyder last week approved sales of Pettit Oil's remaining assets, including bulk plants in Port Angeles and Sequim.… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber board gives green light on PA United initiative

PORT ANGELES — An effort to merge three city business groups received another boost last week. The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce board of… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles to apply for grant to fix west boat launch

PORT ANGELES — The Boat Haven’s aging, heavily used west boat launch has been targeted for an estimated $496,000 in renovations. Port of Port Angeles… Continue reading

Nichols to face Payne in race for Clallam prosecuting attorney

PORT ANGELES — Former acting Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols filed Wednesday to compete against the man who was appointed to the top prosecutor's job. Nichols,… Continue reading

Port Angeles Business Association votes to continue PA United exploration

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Business Association membership voted unanimously Tuesday to continue exploring the possibility of consolidating economic development efforts with two other… Continue reading

Incumbents file for Clallam County offices; Commissioner Mike Doherty remains undecided

PORT ANGELES — The five-day candidate filing week continued Tuesday with four-term Clallam County Commissioner Mike Doherty still on the fence but other incumbents filing… Continue reading

Nichols to face Payne in race for Clallam prosecuting attorney

PORT ANGELES — Former acting Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols filed Wednesday to compete against the man who was appointed to the top prosecutor's job. Nichols,… Continue reading

FBI brought into search for missing woman

PORT TOWNSEND — Authorities have formed a task force that includes an FBI agent to search for a missing Sequim woman after a promising lead… Continue reading

Kilmer gets an early challenger as filing starts in Clallam County

PORT ANGELES — The five-day candidate filing week began Monday as several incumbents submitted their paperwork to seek re-election, including Port Angeles native and freshman… Continue reading

URGENT — ‘Back to square one’ as police say woman in surveillance photos not connected to disappearance of Lauryn Garrett

PORT TOWNSEND — A North Olympic Peninsula woman was mistakenly identified by police as having tried to cash a missing Sequim woman's check, a police… Continue reading

Law enforcement task force formed to hunt for missing woman

PORT TOWNSEND — Authorities have formed a task force that includes an FBI agent to search for a missing Sequim woman after a promising lead… Continue reading

‘I retired honorably’: Jefferson County sheriff candidate denies allegations surrounding his State Patrol departure

CHIMACUM — Former State Patrol Sgt. Ken Przygocki, an announced candidate for Jefferson County sheriff, was under investigation by the State Patrol's Office of Professional… Continue reading

‘I retired honorably’: Jefferson County sheriff candidate denies allegations surrounding his State Patrol departure

CHIMACUM — Former State Patrol Sgt. Ken Przygocki, an announced candidate for Jefferson County sheriff, was under investigation by the State Patrol's Office of Professional… Continue reading

Bill Peach to make new try at becoming a Clallam County commissioner

FORKS — Bill Peach, a Quillayute Valley Parks and Recreation District commissioner, will make a second attempt to be elected commissioner for Clallam County District… Continue reading

Bill Peach to make new try at becoming a Clallam County commissioner

FORKS — Bill Peach, a Quillayute Valley Parks and Recreation District commissioner, will make a second attempt to be elected commissioner for Clallam County District… Continue reading

Clallam County auditor to leave office at end of year [Corrected]

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Auditor Patty Rosand will not run for re-election this year and so will end her eight years in that position… Continue reading

Clallam elections supervisor eyes auditor’s seat

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Elections Supervisor Shoona Riggs announced her intention Wednesday to run for county auditor on the same day her boss, Auditor… Continue reading

Clallam County auditor to leave office at end of year [Corrected]

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Auditor Patty Rosand will not run for re-election this year and so will end her eight years in that position… Continue reading

Clallam elections supervisor eyes auditor’s seat

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Elections Supervisor Shoona Riggs announced her intention Wednesday to run for county auditor on the same day her boss, Auditor… Continue reading

Columnist Michelle Malkin to present ‘softer side’ Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Conservative political columnist and blogger Michelle Malkin said Tuesday she knows she's been called mean. The 43-year-old author of four books, whose… Continue reading