Paul Gottlieb

Sheriff suspends pet licensing program citing privacy concerns

Although a public records request for information on more than 2,000 pet owners and their animals has been rescinded, Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict has… Continue reading

 

Man turns self in after chase in downtown Port Angeles

Bond was set at $65,000 on June 30 for a man who eluded police before he turned himself in to authorities at the Clallam County… Continue reading

 

UPDATE: Deputies arrest sex offender who failed to register location

Law enforcement authorities seeking a transient, high-risk sex offender located the individual in Port Hadlock on June 5. Dylan Scott Valin, 25, was arrested by… Continue reading

 

18-year-old dies in single-car wreck after car plunges down embankment

An 18-year-old Port Angeles teenager died last week at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after the vehicle he was traveling in plunged down an embankment… Continue reading

18-year-old arrested following death of Sequim woman

The Bainbridge High School student whom authorities say confessed to killing a 71-year-old Sequim woman Thursday will plead not guilty to second-degree murder, first-degree animal… Continue reading

Clallam auditor to replace elections supervisor after ballots mishap

Clallam County Auditor Shoona Riggs will start preparing this week to replace former Elections Supervisor Ken Hugoniot after 125 unopened, uncounted Nov. 8 election ballots… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child-rape counts; four victims come forward

A 30-year-old Sequim man is facing new child rape charges after a fourth alleged victim disclosed crimes to authorities last week. Nathan A. Chavez was… Continue reading

Superior Court judge affirms cell tower ruling

Construction of a 150-foot Sequim-area radio-cell tower has cleared a key legal challenge but could face another court hurdle. Clallam County Superior Court Judge Erik… Continue reading

Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer

North Olympic Peninsula residents have nothing to fear from President Donald Trump’s Jan. 25 executive order that threatens sanctuary counties and cities with a loss… Continue reading

Sequim woman dies in Eastern Washington car crash

Family members are mourning the loss of a Sequim woman who died last week on a wintry-slick Eastern Washington road. Washington State University student Jessica… Continue reading

Judge to rule after Jan. 1 on radio, cellphone tower near Sequim

Judgment will be rendered after the first of the year on whether a 15-story radio and cellphone tower dressed up as a fir tree should… Continue reading

Kilmer wins re-election to Congress

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, a Gig Harbor Democrat, took his bows on Nov. 9 in an email after handily defeating his 6th Congressional District general… Continue reading

Peninsula Democrats take 24th District seats

Voters have turned the 24th Legislative District into an all-Clallam County team of three Democrats who said Wednesday, Nov. 9, that education funding must be… Continue reading

Some fires in Olympic National Park found to be bigger than previously thought

Wildfires totaling 250 acres in Olympic National Park — more than double initial National Park Service estimates — were decreasing in intensity Sunday due to cooler weather, a Park Service information officer said on July 31.

Some fires in Olympic National Park found to be bigger than previously thought

Wildfires totaling 250 acres in Olympic National Park — more than double initial National Park Service estimates — were decreasing in intensity Sunday due to cooler weather, a Park Service information officer said on July 31.