Paul Gottlieb

Foreclosures on hold for now; hundreds in process on Peninsula

Owners of 415 homes and vacant parcels in Clallam and Jefferson counties are undergoing foreclosure proceedings as a statewide moratorium on evictions approaches an Oct.… Continue reading

 

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OMC board candidates mull abortion services

Death With Dignity Act also discussed

 

Sean Worthington.

Clallam PUD elevates Worthington to general manager role

Clallam Public Utility District commissioners have selected General Manager Doug Nass’ successor from within the ranks of their upper-echelon employees — without deciding yet on… Continue reading

 

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State may consider measures implemented on Olympic Peninsula

Gov. Jay Inslee visited the North Olympic Peninsula last week, holding a meeting on COVID-19 at the Peninsula College Longhouse, visiting the state-funded Lower Dungeness… Continue reading

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Hospital workers getting vaccines

More than 300 health care workers at the North Olympic Peninsula’s three public hospitals remained unvaccinated against COVID-19 as of Friday. Today is the last… Continue reading

Vaccine opponents urge restaurant owners to break mandate

Opponents of the North Olympic Peninsula’s Sept. 4 COVID-19 proof-of-vaccination mandate are offering to pay fines of restaurant owners who defy the health order, said… Continue reading

Man who died in Diamond Point fire identified; no kin has claimed remains

Unable to find family members of Steven A. Cyr, Clallam County authorities released his name on Sept. 16 as the 63-year-old man who died in… Continue reading

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OMC board race heats up as candidate alleges other has conflict of interest

A candidate for Olympic Medical Center hospital commissioner accused her opponent of having a conflict of interest by heading a long-term care facility that receives… Continue reading

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Larisa Jean Dietz of Sequim sits with attorney Stan Myers in July at Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim woman gets 17 years for attack

A 50-year-old Sequim woman on Sept. 13 was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault after repeatedly… Continue reading

Larisa Jean Dietz of Sequim sits with attorney Stan Myers in July at Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Seven nursing homes hit with COVID-19 outbreaks

Recent cases of COVID-19 have hit residents and staff at seven long-term care facilities in Clallam and Jefferson counties, leading to a total of 10… Continue reading

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Port Angeles man holed up in ONP said to be ready for revolution

A heavily armed Port Angeles man who holed up for nearly three days in Olympic National Park after warning of a revolution is being held… Continue reading

UPDATE: Man found dead inside burned Diamond Point travel trailer

An unidentified, man was found dead last Wednesday inside a Diamond Point travel trailer that was consumed by flames, authorities said. By the time a… Continue reading

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Berry critics pack into board meeting

ORONAVIRUS Berry critics pack into board meeting Most eschew masks, downplay deaths A quieter version of the anti-Dr. Allison Berry, anti-vaccination-mandate rally on Friday at… Continue reading

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Protesters gather in the lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse on Sept. 3. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Hundreds gather at Clallam Courthouse, seeking health officer

An estimated 200 to 300 anti-vaccine-mandate protesters rallied outside the Clallam County Courthouse on Friday morning, Sept. 3, before dozens entered the lobby, intent on… Continue reading

Protesters gather in the lobby of the Clallam County Courthouse on Sept. 3. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Park arrestee’s federal hearing set; heavily armed man talked of revolution

A heavily armed Port Angeles man who was holed up in Olympic National Park for more than two days after allegedly warning of an insurgency… Continue reading

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined State Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend), salmon and steelhead guide Ashley Nichole Lewis, President of Taylor Shellfish Company Bill Taylor and conservationist Tim McNulty for a hike in Olympic National Forest to discuss her Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Photo courtesy of Office of Sen. Patty Murray

Wild Olympics legislation on upswing

Bill passes Senate hurdle but needs House support

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined State Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend), salmon and steelhead guide Ashley Nichole Lewis, President of Taylor Shellfish Company Bill Taylor and conservationist Tim McNulty for a hike in Olympic National Forest to discuss her Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Photo courtesy of Office of Sen. Patty Murray
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UPDATE: Suspected armed man in custody after fleeing into Olympic National Park

A multiagency team effort has a man in custody Wednesday after law enforcement officials said he fled into Olympic National Park with a rifle, forcing… Continue reading

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Plea in works on Longhouse arson, wreck

A Sequim man who allegedly set fire to gasoline at the Blyn-area Longhouse Market & Deli June 1 before crashing a stolen pickup truck in… Continue reading

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PUD general manager Nass to retire in January 2022

After 15 years at the helm, Clallam Public Utility District General Manager Doug Nass is retiring in January under a three-year retention agreement and salary… Continue reading

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Jail space not keeping up with expectations

The Clallam County jail needs more space, and county officials are making plans to ease the squeeze. While there is plenty of room for more… Continue reading

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