Paul Gottlieb

Port Angeles man to see trial in October on rape, assault charges

A South Old Mill Road resident charged with raping a 19-year-old woman and assaulting her friend Aug. 8 had his trial set… Continue reading

Candidates spar in DCD forum: Hopefuls agree position should be appointed

The two candidates for the only elected Department of Community Development director position in the U.S. believe the position should be appointed… Continue reading

Port Angeles area man who allegedly fired at house is ordered into treatment

A man who allegedly fired a gun at a neighbor’s house, with one bullet glancing off a propane tank, was ordered to… Continue reading

Fragments of old Port Townsend found in Memorial Field

Archaeological materials such as pieces of tiny animal bones, broken glass and ceramic kitchenware fragments dating back to the city’s early days… Continue reading

Dead humpback whale found off Sekiu, likely hit by ship

A dead male humpback whale discovered floating Thursday morning near Sekiu was towed to Neah Bay and died from being struck by… Continue reading

Hiker ‘probably’ died of natural causes

Jacob Randall Gray, a 22-year-old Port Townsend bicyclist and hiker whose remains were found in Olympic National Park in early August, probably… Continue reading

Union strike stops North Olympic Peninsula public works projects

An estimated $4.8 million in public works projects in Clallam and Jefferson counties came to a halt Tuesday in the first day of a strike… Continue reading

Four finalists named to succeed Clallam Administrator Jim Jones

Four finalists including Port of Port Angeles Commissioner Colleen McAleer have been selected to succeed longtime Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones. County… Continue reading

Higher fence to go up soon: Port Angeles suicide barrier to be ‘very difficult to climb’

Workers will begin stretching new suicide-barrier fencing along the Eighth Street bridges by the end of this week, the project manager said.… Continue reading

Vehicle prowls on ODT: Ten cars burgled at trailheads; 18 vehicle break-ins in Clallam

Vehicles in parking areas along Olympic Discovery Trail from Sequim to west of Port Angeles have been broken into during a recent… Continue reading

Sequim man, 19, charged with second-degree rape of 15-year-old

A 19-year-old Sequim man was charged with second-degree rape Wednesday in connection with the alcohol-related 2017 assault of a 15-year-old girl who… Continue reading

Air quality alert extended to noon today

The National Weather Service extended an air quality alert for wildfire smoke from 5 p.m. Wednesday to about noon today for Clallam,… Continue reading

Smoke doesn’t faze outdoor concerts in Port Angeles, Port Townsend

The shows will go on in Port Angeles and Port Townsend in hopes that the smoke that prompted Sequim’s cancellation of its outdoor concert Tuesday… Continue reading

Missing Sequim man, 59, found in Buckhorn Wilderness

The daughter of a 59-year-old hiker missing in the Buckhorn Wilderness since Monday morning found him Tuesday morning safe and sound as he… Continue reading

Pollution index soars as wildfire smoke sinks south

Meteorologists point to coming winds to blow away the gray

18-month sentence follows head-on crash at Lake Crescent

An 18-month prison sentence was meted out to a 51-year-old Hoquiam-area man in federal district court for vehicular assault for seriously injuring two… Continue reading

Swimmers rescued at La Push

Coast Guard crews and La Push police rescued two men believed to be in their early- to mid-20s who were trying to… Continue reading

Rialto Beach reopened after search

A multi-agency law enforcement response Thursday afternoon to an aggressive man on Rialto Beach ended later the same day without the man… Continue reading

Trial in cold case murder delayed

The murder trial of 59-year-old Tommy Ross, accused of strangling to death a 20-year-old Port Angeles woman 40 years ago, was delayed… Continue reading