Paul Gottlieb

Legislator: Delay paying property taxes

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation… Continue reading

Elwha Bridge plans told: State officals provide timeline for new structure

Design plans have been outlined for a two-lane concrete Elwha River bridge anchored deep into bedrock that will replace the existing river-ravaged… Continue reading

McKinley Paper puts retooling plans on hold at Port Angeles mill

McKinley Paper Co. has put on hold plans to retool the Nippon Paper Industries USA paper plant it purchased almost a year… Continue reading

Clallam’s Judge Porter to take 60-day leave for JAG duty

District Court 1 Judge Rick Porter will leave the public confines of the Clallam County courthouse Friday before traveling to a secret… Continue reading

Fire prompts Sequim Elks Club evacuation

About 20 people were evacuated from the Sequim Elks Lodge during a Bloodworks Northwest blood drive after smoke caused by a long-smoldering fire… Continue reading

ASCAP sues Peninsula bar for copyright infringement

A music industry giant is suing The Dam Bar, a tiny live entertainment and drinking establishment west of Port Angeles, for playing… Continue reading

Levy hopes dashed, fulfilled: Port Angeles, Cape Flattery backers respond to initial election results

Election Day left the West End’s Cape Flattery School District basking in victory and Port Angeles School District — with about 1,000… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman charged after allegedly hitting shed, parked car, house

Bail of $25,000 has been set for a 52-year-old Port Angeles woman who was allegedly intoxicated when police said she struck a… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners add interim ban on non-native fish farms to shoreline plan

Atlantic salmon raised in new fish farms became even more unwelcome Monday in waters off Clallam County. County commissioners at their work… Continue reading

Purchase of downtown Port Angeles property for hotel nears

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s plans to build an 86-room, $25 million downtown hotel are back on track after a delay over… Continue reading

Arraignment set for man accused of jail escape in Forks

Bail of $150,000 and a Feb. 23 arraignment date were set Wednesday for an inmate who allegedly escaped from the Forks jail… Continue reading

Port Angeles brewery to expand into port building

Barhop, meet Dairy Fresh. There’s little that satisfies a real estate guy more than marrying vacant property with a willing renter. In… Continue reading

Planning expected to begin by fall for sewer upgrades in Clallam Bay, Sekiu

Carlsborg’s sewer system was completed last year. Now it’s the West End’s turn. Planning will begin by October for upgrades to two… Continue reading

Several Port Angeles businesses moving in wake of hotel plans

Business owners are trying to make the most of the seeming certitude of being displaced in coming months by construction of a… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to assaults on law enforcement officers

About two dozen law enforcement officers created a thin blue line in Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday as James Edward Sweet… Continue reading

Eleven rape, assault charges filed against Port Angeles man

Multiple rape and assaults charges were filed last week against a Port Angeles man who met his alleged victim, a 24-year-old woman,… Continue reading

Memorial service set next week for Donald Roberts, Port Angeles-area veteran of three wars

A memorial service with military honors has been scheduled for next week for retired Army Col. Donald Lorne Roberts, who earned a… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced to nearly four years in prison for attempted indecent liberties

A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for attempted indecent liberties-forcible compulsion with an unconscious 19-year-old… Continue reading

Officials point to spontaneous combustion of oil-soaked rags in Port Angeles garage fire

A fire was confined to a garage and emergency officials believe it was caused by the spontaneous combustion of oil-soaked rags. There… Continue reading

Guilty plea expected today at hearing in case of Port Angeles shootout

Convicted Port Angeles felon James Edward Sweet, who was injured in an early morning May 2016 gun battle with law enforcement officers… Continue reading