Paul Gottlieb

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

Two hurt in Highway 104 wreck

Two Beaverton, Ore. residents were treated at Jefferson Healthcare hospital and discharged after a collision involving a Dodge Ram pickup pulling a… Continue reading

Ahh, fresh air — for awhile: State experts warn of smoke next week

The Olympic Peninsula region saw a dramatic improvement in air quality from Wednesday to Thursday, but state officials warn conditions may deteriorate… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula homeless mostly home-grown, according to official

Contrary to popular myth, social service agencies in other cities are not busing homeless people to the North Olympic Peninsula, a Peninsula… Continue reading

Clallam PUD to consider naming finalists for seat

Finalists for a vacancy on the Clallam County Public Utility District board of commissioners are expected to be named at a special… Continue reading

Two injured in wreck near Sequim Bay State Park

A Port Angeles man lost consciousness while driving on U.S. Highway 101 near Sequim Bay State Park before sideswiping two vehicles in the… Continue reading

Rialto Beach closed during search

Olympic National Park officials closed down popular Rialto Beach on Thursday afternoon while searching for a person who was allegedly threatening people,… Continue reading

Fishing boat sinks in Port Angeles Boat Haven

EDITOR’S NOTE: This has been corrected by removing a paragraph that erroneously said that the Elwha Police Department had been asked to assist but did… Continue reading

Peninsula socked in by wildfire smoke

A vise of smoky air Wednesday continued to grip the Olympic Peninsula as wildfires raged to the north in British Columbia and… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with second-degree rape, assault

Charges of second-degree rape by forcible compulsion and fourth-degree assault were filed Wednesday against a 43-year-old Port Angeles man. Other women have… Continue reading

Smoke from wildfires elsewhere causes unhealthy air on Peninsula

Outdoor runners, take the morning off. Residents of Clallam and Jefferson counties were urged Tuesday to limit their time outdoors or stay inside… Continue reading

Peninsula firefighters helping battle blazes in Eastern Washington

North Olympic Peninsula firefighters are jumping from one blaze to another. As soon as two, three-person teams from Clallam and Jefferson counties finished battling the… Continue reading

Sequim man injured in wreck on Highway 101

A rear-end collision involving three vehicles Monday afternoon sent a 57-year-old man to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. William Laubner of Sequim… Continue reading

Suicides spike on Peninsula; numbers up in Clallam, Jefferson

Suicides on the North Olympic Peninsula are outpacing last year, according to coroner statistics for Clallam and Jefferson counties. There were 19… Continue reading

Interviews begin Monday for Clallam PUD commission seat

The public will take part Monday when two Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners start interviewing 14 applicants who want to fill… Continue reading

Neupert, Hayden to vie in November for District 1 judgeship

Third-place Clallam County primary election finisher Pam Lindquist threw her support Wednesday behind Clallam County District Court 1 judge candidate Dave Neupert.… Continue reading

Forks man dies in US 101 crash on West End

A 77-year-old Forks man died in a one-vehicle collision Wednesday morning 49 miles south of Forks at the Jefferson County-Grays Harbor County border.… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced in rape cases

A former Sequim church trustee who has been convicted of raping two eighth-grade girls in 2015 and 2016 and tampering with a… Continue reading

Maple Fire base camp moved from Brinnon as blaze grows

This Jefferson County town of about 800 people just wasn’t big enough to accommodate fire crews battling the growing Maple Fire. The crews… Continue reading

CLALLAM PRIMARY: Doherty, Peach to vie in general election

Incumbent Republican Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach and Democrat Mike Doherty Jr. will advance to the Nov. 6 general election, along with… Continue reading