Paul Gottlieb

Clallam commissioner candidates discuss issues at forum

Clallam County commissioner candidates Dale Wilson, Mike Doherty and Bill Peach sparred at a primary election forum Tuesday over regulations, indigent defense… Continue reading

Alcohol poisoning determined to be cause of Port Angeles man’s death

A Port Angeles man’s blood alcohol level was nine times the legal limit for driving under the influence when his body was… Continue reading

Long-time Clallam County PUD commissioner suffers stroke, resigns from post

Longtime and soon-to-be former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner continues to recover from a May 10 stroke, his wife… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles considers levy lid lift to pay for John Wayne Marina upkeep

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider asking voters countywide to pay higher taxes to fund infrastructure improvements to John Wayne Marina… Continue reading

Sequim man found guilty of third-degree rape

A jury of six men and six women found the Sequim father of four school-age children guilty Thursday of raping two 14-year-old… Continue reading

Ramona Ward sentenced to 26½ years in prison in boy’s killing

A Forks resident and Quileute tribal member who had pleaded guilty to homicide by abuse in the death of a 2½-year-old family… Continue reading

Rape trial expected to go to jury today

The trial of a 32-year-old Sequim man accused… Continue reading

Three candidates for District Court I judge tell of qualifications in Port Angeles

Three lawyers vying for Clallam County’s Port Angeles-area District Court 1 judge position wrestled with the court’s uncertain financial future and sought… Continue reading

Forks officer accused of rape resigns for medical reasons

Former Forks Police Officer Mike Gentry resigned for medical reasons May 18 while an FBI investigation continues into a woman’s allegation that he… Continue reading

Elwha hotel land sale delayed; city, tribe say sale still to go forward

Port Angeles and Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe officials continue to hash out details of a purchase and sale agreement for downtown property… Continue reading

Port Angeles mayor to resign tribal planner post

Mayor Sissi Bruch soon will be free from the potential conflict-of-interest bonds of her day job, allowing her to realize her full… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced for road rage

A Sequim man charged in the Net Nanny child-sex sting must serve 60 days in jail on an unrelated March 22 road-rage… Continue reading

Cost rises for Port of Port Angeles stormwater treatment facility construction

The Port of Port Angeles’ Marine Terminal Stormwater Treatment facility, originally budgeted for $2.05 million, will cost $2.36 million to build and… Continue reading

Sequim man faces up to a year in jail after guilty verdict in road rage case

Net Nanny sting defendant Clinton Caldwell of Sequim faces a maximum 364-day jail sentence at 9 a.m. Friday after a Clallam County… Continue reading

Peninsula entities aim for alternate fuel usage

North Olympic Peninsula governmental entities must report by July 1 on how well they are satisfying the state goal of 100 percent usage of alternatives… Continue reading

City, county officials eye smoking, vaping age increase

Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council members agreed to explore raising the legal age for selling tobacco and vaping products… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles mayor remembered

Friends and associates of former Mayor Patrick Downie are mourning the death of the happy warrior who battled prostate cancer while ushering… Continue reading

Former Clallam County commissioner aims at old seat; sheriff now faces opposition

Former Clallam County Commissioner and Democrat Mike Doherty is making another run at his old position in the Nov. 6 general election… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles Mayor Patrick Downie dies after returning home

Former Mayor Patrick Downie, who battled cancer while ushering the city through difficult times, died Thursday. He was in his mid-70s. Current… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ chief administrator plans to retire

The former fire chief and once-reluctant leader who has served as the city of Port Angeles’ top administrator for six years will… Continue reading