Paul Gottlieb

Port Angeles Federal Building gets a hero’s name

PORT ANGELES — A young man's act of courage and selfless sacrifice was immortalized 64 years later in the renaming of the Port Angeles Federal… Continue reading

Federal Building to be renamed for World War II hero

PORT ANGELES — The Federal Building in Port Angeles represents the country for which Marine Pvt. 1st Class Richard Anderson was awarded the Medal of… Continue reading

E-mails reveal issues, antipathy and turmoil inside Port Angeles City Hall

PORT ANGELES — More than 100 e-mails from residents and City Council members offer a revealing look at the issues and turmoil swirling around the… Continue reading

Candid views on how Port Angeles City Hall got into the ‘train wreck’

PORT ANGELES — The first day of 2008 was a bad day for City Manager Mark Madsen. It was the first day of what he… Continue reading

Port Angeles mayor should resign, council member says

PORT ANGELES — City Council member Larry Williams believes Gary Braun should voluntarily resign as mayor for the sake of "good, clear new leadership." "I… Continue reading

Did city manager overreact? Five council members take issue with his memos

PORT ANGELES — A majority of Port Angeles City Council members disputed departing City Manager Mark Madsen's sharply worded memos about "actions and attitudes of… Continue reading

First-ever year-round rescue tug OK’d for Neah Bay

OLYMPIA — An emergency response tugboat will stay at Neah Bay for a full year of standing sentinel at mouth of the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

Future of tug beyond 2009 depends on Congress

Monday's agreement between the state and Crowley Maritime Corp. for a yearlong emergency response tug at Neah Bay is due to expire in mid-2009. Permanent… Continue reading

Wish all you want, but Klickitat is gone

PORT TOWNSEND — Repairing and bringing back the Steel Electric-class ferry Klickitat won't happen. Many ferry riders had hoped the Klickitat's decrepit hull could be… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioner to seek re-election

PORT TOWNSEND — Having tasted the fruit of politics, Jefferson County Commissioner Phil Johnson, D-Port Townsend, wants another bite. Johnson, a political neophyte four years… Continue reading

Mental health center for Peninsula mapped at Port Angeles meeting

PORT ANGELES — The bare outlines of a mental health crisis center for the North Olympic Peninsula began taking shape Monday afternoon in the Clallam… Continue reading

News analysis: It’s a $10 million ballot in your hand

IS $10 MILLION worth it? How about $526,000 a delegate? And the voters of Washington state asked for it. Welcome to the Feb. 19 Washington… Continue reading

It’s nearly time for Clallam to pick its party choices for president

Washington's Feb. 19 presidential party preference primary began quietly on Jan. 18 in Clallam County with the mailing of 250 military and overseas ballots ballots… Continue reading

Only presidential primary on Jefferson County’s ballot

Washington's Feb. 19 presidential party preference primary began quietly on Jan. 18 in Jefferson County with the mailing of 178 military and overseas ballots worldwide.… Continue reading

High interest reported already in 2008 elections — which incumbents will run?

Granted, it's more than 10 months away. But next year's Nov. 4 general election is building into a political feast of major proportions, with high… Continue reading

Is Peninsula turning ‘green’ enough, yet?

It's been six months since "Step-It-Up" rallies across the North Olympic Peninsula drew hundreds and raised public awareness about global warming. Since those spring rallies,… Continue reading

Tracking funds in Clallam election

EDITOR'S NOTE - This is the second of two parts on 2007 campaign financing in Clallam County. The first article, on money in the race… Continue reading

Hospital race leads all Jefferson County campaigns in fundraising

Retired pathologist Marc Mauney has the advantage of more doctors' endorsements and 10 times more money in his battle against Robert Bentley for an open… Continue reading

Tharinger, Forde combine for nearly $50,000 in fundraising for Clallam commissioner

Incumbent Steve Tharinger and challenger Bob Forde have raised a combined $48,909.96 in their quest for the District 1 position of the Clallam County Board… Continue reading

Skate park helmet law elusive across Peninsula despite teen’s death year ago

A year has come and gone since the death of 14-year-old skateboarder Frank Russo, and the Port Angeles City Council has yet to consider a… Continue reading