Paul Gottlieb

Sequim man sentenced again for child sex crimes

A Sequim man was resentenced this week to 11½ years in prison on multiple convictions including child rape after the state Court of Appeals remanded… Continue reading

A sign honoring Brooke Bedinger, who was killed on her motorcycle near the spot, stands on the side of U.S. Highway 101 near Morse Creek east of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Work to begin on Morse Creek curve upgrade

Death of Sequim teen sparked project

A sign honoring Brooke Bedinger, who was killed on her motorcycle near the spot, stands on the side of U.S. Highway 101 near Morse Creek east of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Health officers consider post-pandemic life

Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry sees a serious need for more public health outreach to the West End in a post-COVID-19 world, she… Continue reading

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle reportedly drifted off U.S. Highway 101 and into a building near River Road in Sequim. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

Port Angeles man drives off highway, through fence, hits building

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon, March 11, after his vehicle drifted off U.S. Highway 101,… Continue reading

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle reportedly drifted off U.S. Highway 101 and into a building near River Road in Sequim. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

COVID death youngest on Peninsula

Until two weeks ago, all seven people who had died from COVID-19 in Clallam and Jefferson counties were mostly in their 80s, the highest at-risk… Continue reading

Truck driver dies while unloading paper at Port Angeles mill

The state Department of Labor and Industries is investigating the death of a truck driver who was struck by a 1,500-pound cardboard bale at a… Continue reading

Sequim man climbs Port Angeles bridge fence to jump

A Sequim man police said died by suicide Tuesday, Feb. 9, after jumping off the Tumwater Truck Route bridge was one of 10 people between… Continue reading

Hospitality sector drives jobless claims on North Olympic Peninsula

Unemployment continued to climb on the North Olympic Peninsula in December as the hospitality industry bore the brunt of two winters — one weather-related, the… Continue reading

Clallam County inmate overdoses while in jail

A Clallam County jail inmate’s nonfatal fentanyl overdose is being investigated by the county sheriff’s office, which has identified another inmate who allegedly supplied him… Continue reading

District 24 legislators slam regional virus plans

The North Olympic Peninsula’s Democratic 24th District lawmakers are at odds with Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee in his regional approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying… Continue reading

Report gives qualified approval of Dungeness reservoir

A feasibility study found no major problems with locating the Dungeness Off-Channel Reservoir west of the River Road-Happy Valley Road intersection but cited two decades-old… Continue reading

Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

Economy one priority for district lawmakers

After starting the week in person in Olympia, the 24th District’s three lawmakers join their legislative colleagues doing the public’s business via Zoom for the… Continue reading

Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

Port executive director to resign

Karen Goschen, who has been at the helm as the Port of Port Angeles’ executive director since 2016 is resigning to tend to her sister’s… Continue reading

Pedestrian hurt in collision after failing to yield at crosswalk

A pedestrian who failed to obey a crosswalk signal Tuesday, Jan. 5, east of Port Angeles was struck by a full-size SUV, according to the… Continue reading

Opinion split on removal of Trump

The North Olympic Peninsula’s Washington D.C. delegation called for President Donald Trump’s removal from office with 12 days left in his term for his part… Continue reading

Port Angeles man shot in legs identified

Authorities have identified the man who was shot in the legs last week in a tiny enclave of RVs west of Blyn before being airlifted… Continue reading

Law enforcement, inmates split on vaccine

With COVID-19 vaccines arriving in Clallam and Jefferson counties, the willingness of law enforcement personnel and city, county and state correctional facility inmates to get… Continue reading

Trials delayed due to upturn in COVID-19 cases

A spike in COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula has halted felony jury trials for the rest of 2020 more than three weeks before… Continue reading

Changes approved with Clallam County charter

It took just five years for voters to reverse course on deciding how their Clallam County commissioners should be elected, once again changing the home… Continue reading

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Kevin Van De Wege declares victory in State Rep race

Beauvais awaits more counts

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