Paul Gottlieb

Skeleton crew work in Olympic National Park

A skeleton crew of National Park Service workers is staffing emergency functions in Olympic National Park during a partial federal shutdown that will have an… Continue reading

Autopsy indicates Sequim woman’s death a homicide

Authorities continue to investigate the death of a 57-year-old Sequim woman after an autopsy revealed that she died of traumatic injuries due to homicidal violence,… Continue reading

Police probe woman’s death in Sequim apartment

How a 57-year-old woman died in her Sequim apartment on Jan. 2 remains under investigation by Sequim Police Department and the Clallam County Coroner’s office… Continue reading

Charges filed in $97,000 burglary

Authorities say Mikhail John Frantz and William Alan Duncan were co-conspirators, scheming to steal more than $97,000 in cash, rings and rare coins from a… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles teacher found electrocuted in Sequim home

A retired Port Angeles High School art teacher known for his connection with students and a love for stained glass was fatally electrocuted while working… Continue reading

Rose Crumb, Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County founder, dies at age 92

Rose Crumb, a registered nurse who founded Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County at the dawn of the hospice movement, died Dec. 19 at her Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman gets $350,000 in settlement with Clallam prosecuting attorney

Former Clallam County employee Tina Hendrickson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against county Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols was settled last week in an agreement under which Hendrickson… Continue reading

Basement fire destroys Port Angeles poet’s home

A rural residence east of Port Angeles was destroyed by a fire on Nov. 20 after flames that began in the daylight basement chased the… Continue reading

With larger population, daily Clallam ballot counts required

There may be no more waiting three days for Clallam County election returns beginning in 2019 after Auditor Shoona Riggs learned that the county’s population… Continue reading

Sequim man’s hearing delayed after report of fatal disease

Clinton R. Caldwell, one of a dozen suspected predators arrested in a Net-Nanny child-sex sting operation in March, died Monday, Oct. 29, at his home,… Continue reading

Judge rules sex harassment complaint against prosecuting attorney will go to trial

A federal judge has decided a June 1, 2017 civil sexual harassment complaint against incumbent Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols will proceed to trial… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced to 6½ years in prison after Net Nanny sting

A Sequim man who had intended to pay $300 to have sex with two children has been sentenced in Jefferson County Superior Court to 6½… Continue reading

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