Paul Gottlieb

Clallam commissioners select new county manager

A former city manager has said he will accept an offer by Clallam County commissioners to succeed county Administrator Jim Jones, who is retiring by… Continue reading

 

Sequim man’s threat, racial slur leads to cultural sensitivity training

A Sequim resident will avoid trial on a felony malicious harassment charge by undergoing cultural sensitivity training after he allegedly threatened and yelled a racial… Continue reading

 

Walkers find partial human skull at Port Williams beach

A desecrated human skull found by a beach walker on Labor Day will be examined by the state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation to… Continue reading

 

Four finalists named to succeed Clallam Administrator Jim Jones

Clallam County, County Administrator Candidates What: Meet, greet four candidates for Clallam County Administrator When: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 Where: County Commissioners Meeting Room… Continue reading

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

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

Suicides on the rise in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Suicides on the North Olympic Peninsula are outpacing last year, according to coroner statistics for Clallam and Jefferson counties. There were 19 self-inflicted deaths in… 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 oncoming lane… Continue reading

PUD commissioners to interview 14 candidates for vacancy

All 14 candidates from Sequim and Port Angeles who are vying to replace former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner will be interviewed… Continue reading

Sequim man injured in wreck on Highway 101

A rear-end collision involving three vehicles on Aug. 13 sent a 57-year-old man to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. William Laubner of Sequim was… 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 witness following his… 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 District Court 1… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff, former detective spar in candidate forum

A former law enforcement officer challenging the Clallam County sheriff for his position said last week the agency should hire more deputies and promised to… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles pulls appeal of Sequim decision about John Wayne Marina

The Port of Port Angeles has withdrawn its appeal of a decision by Sequim city officials that the city’s shoreline master program prohibits the widely… Continue reading

Port officials limit choices for marina: Sale to private developer, levy no longer options

Selling John Wayne Marina to a for-profit company or private developer is off the table. The same is true for a Port of Port Angeles… Continue reading

Sequim hires hearing examiner for dispute with port over John Wayne Marina

City of Sequim officials have hired a hearing examiner to adjudicate a dispute with the Port of Port Angeles over John Wayne Marina. The city… Continue reading

Vehicle pursuit ends with arrest of Sequim man

A 5-mile vehicle pursuit by law enforcement personnel on June 23 ended with the arrest of a 22-year-old Sequim man and the filing of charges… Continue reading

Peninsula residents accused of stealing $1,300 worth of baby formula

Two Port Angeles residents allegedly stole more than $1,300 worth of infant formula from Safeway stores in Port Angeles and Sequim in early June to… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles to appeal Sequim determination on John Wayne Marina

A disagreement has escalated between Port of Port Angeles and Sequim city officials over the future of John Wayne Marina. The port is appealing the… Continue reading

Long-time Clallam County PUD commissioner suffers stroke, resigns from post

Longtime and soon-to-be former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner continues to recover from a May 10 stroke, his wife said. “He can’t… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles considers levy lid lift to pay for John Wayne Marina upkeep

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider asking voters countywide to pay higher taxes to fund infrastructure improvements to John Wayne Marina in Sequim. Commissioners… Continue reading