Paul Gottlieb

Port of Port Angeles gets offer from developer for John Wayne Marina

Port of Port Angeles commissioners agreed March 13 to seek public input on the future of publicly-owned John Wayne Marina after a Bend, Ore., developer… Continue reading


Clallam Economic Development director resigns

Bob Schroeter, executive director of the Clallam County Economic Development Corp., resigned effective Friday, March 2, after 10 months on the job. Schroeter said he… Continue reading


Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

Legislator: Delay paying property taxes

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation of a… Continue reading


Cooke Aquaculture says DNR had no reason to terminate lease in Port Angeles Harbor

Cooke Aquaculture Pacific has fired back at the state and its lands commissioner over a recent decision to terminate its lease for an Atlantic salmon… Continue reading

Sequim woman believed to have jumped from Elwha River Bridge

Sequim business leaders and community members are in mourning this week after the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office reported its findings that Sequim resident Jeri Lyn… Continue reading

Man rescued after getting stuck in snow on Forest Service road near Sequim

Emergency personnel last week plucked a Sequim-area motorist out of a remote area in Olympic National Forest after his vehicle became stranded in deep snow… Continue reading

Sequim man pleads not guilty to threatening school bus driver

A Sequim man has pleaded not guilty to making a racially motivated threat to a Jamestown S’Klallam school bus driver Dec. 20. Roger Dale Garman,… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Roger Garman of Sequim enters Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles on Tuesday in connection with alleged threats made to a Jamestown S’Klallam school bus driver and the tribal office.

Sequim man arrested following confrontation with school bus driver

A Sequim man was arrested and booked into Clallam County Jail for felony harassment with threats to kill and malicious harassment last week following an… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Roger Garman of Sequim enters Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles on Tuesday in connection with alleged threats made to a Jamestown S’Klallam school bus driver and the tribal office.

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

Meetings were expected to begin last week between the state Department of Natural Resources and Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on plans to shut down the company’s… Continue reading

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