Paul Gottlieb

Governor names Clallam Superior Court judge

Simon Barnhart to take bench June 1

Officials looking at future for COVID-19 opening

While Jefferson County officials are discussing which portions of Phase 2 could be implemented early, Clallam County officials also are preparing for the eventual of… Continue reading

Port Townsend man accused of beating Sequim woman, held on $500K bail

A Port Townsend man who is a suspect in two assaults — one allegedly involving brass knuckles and the other a handgun — was scheduled… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee talks with members of the media at the Governor’s mansion in Olympia in February 2018. Inslee said Washington state residents can expect to be dealing with the 2019 novel coronavirus for several months until a vaccine can be developed and widely distributed. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Gov. Inslee aims for cautious reopening

Gov. Jay Inslee said it is essential that residents continue to adhere to COVID-19 precautions even as the state slowly reopens recreation and businesses, adding… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee talks with members of the media at the Governor’s mansion in Olympia in February 2018. Inslee said Washington state residents can expect to be dealing with the 2019 novel coronavirus for several months until a vaccine can be developed and widely distributed. Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Prison inmates to be freed

Twenty convicted of crimes on Peninsula to be released

Clallam PUD appointee decides against running in November

A Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner position became a wide open seat for the Nov. 3 general election after appointee David Anderson surprised his… Continue reading

COVID-19 changes ways candidates file for office

Online applications on county government websites encouraged

Turnaround time for tests getting shorter

Health officials say results will be available same day

Shelters being set up on Olympic Peninsula during COVID-19 pandemic

Areas are for people who lack safe places to stay

Clallam reports 11th positive coronavirus case

A coronavirus outbreak discovered the second week of March at a Jefferson County residential treatment facility has been contained but is still being investigated and… Continue reading

Grants available for small businesses

Program provides limited funds for North Olympic Peninsula

Richard “Doc” Robinson, executive director of Serenity House of Clallam County, points to an artist’s rendering of the Bridges Grill and a nearby laundromat on Eighth Street in Port Angeles that were under consideration for purchase by his agency to provide services for homeless young adults in this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo. Robinson has left his post at Serenity House. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Serenity House executive director leaves post

Doc Robinson announces retirement

Richard “Doc” Robinson, executive director of Serenity House of Clallam County, points to an artist’s rendering of the Bridges Grill and a nearby laundromat on Eighth Street in Port Angeles that were under consideration for purchase by his agency to provide services for homeless young adults in this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo. Robinson has left his post at Serenity House. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Peninsula man in 80s catches COVID-19

Authorities tell of jail measures, face masks

Criteria expands for coronavirus testing

Jefferson County to follow same guidelines as Clallam County

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed on Peninsula

One in Clallam County, one in Jefferson County

Fifth Clallam COVID-19 case confirmed

A fifth Clallam County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The man, in his 50s, is in isolation at home for 14 days and is… Continue reading

COVID-19 test kits arrive; one more case on Peninsula

Virus expected to last for roughly three months

Washington residents ordered to stay at home

Clallam County, Jefferson County officials on board with recommendation

Fourth COVID-19 case discovered on North Olympic Peninsula

Resources in both counties continue to be stretched