Rob Ollikainen

Peninsula man to be sentenced for tree poaching

A Clallam County man will be sentenced in federal court today for felling a big leaf maple tree on federal land near the… Continue reading

 

New safety fencing expected on bridges by mid-September

Permanent safety barriers will be installed on the Eighth Street bridges by mid-September, city officials said. The Port Angeles City Council voted… Continue reading

 

OMC appoints new commissioner

Olympic Medical Center commissioners have selected a recently-retired registered nurse and longtime health care professional to fill a vacancy on their board.… Continue reading

 

OMC considering new board member

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will interview applicants for a board vacancy and possibly name Jim Cammack’s successor today. The hospital board will… Continue reading

Lodging tax revenue spikes on Peninsula; area produced more than $3 million in 2017

The North Olympic Peninsula generated more than $3 million in lodging tax revenue in 2017 thanks to a spike in “heads in beds” at lodging… Continue reading

Stanwood man who served 10 years for plot to blow up Port Angeles motel convicted on new charges

A Snohomish County man who served 10 years in prison for plotting to use a pipe bomb to blow up a Port Angeles… Continue reading

Trial date set for son accused of killing father in Port Angeles

Shay Clinton Darrow is competent to stand trial for his father’s murder, a final report said. Clallam County Superior Court Judge Erik… Continue reading

Port Angeles man found with two pounds of heroin sentenced

An apologetic Gerald Neil Walkup was sentenced Thursday to nearly 12 years in prison in connection to one of the largest heroin… Continue reading

Port Angeles launches automated utility bill system

After a 5½-month service hiatus, city customers can once again pay their utility bills online. In addition to resuming online payments, Port… Continue reading

Disaster preparedness talks scheduled

Former state Rep. Jim Buck will lead a pair of disaster preparedness presentations at the Port Angeles library this month. The first… Continue reading

Rotary Club thanked for health clinic donation

A new health clinic is up and running at Port Angeles High School, where many students have no other access to a… Continue reading

Clallam renews contract with tourism bureau

Clallam County has renewed a contract with the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau to promote year-round tourism. The three commissioners voted Tuesday to… Continue reading

Cougar spotted in Port Angeles

A cougar was spotted crossing the Tumwater Truck Route in front of a Port Angeles police officer’s patrol car at about 2:20… Continue reading

Officials: Peninsula flu season to be ‘moderately severe’

Flu season has arrived on the North Olympic Peninsula with spikes in confirmed cases and hospitalizations but no laboratory-confirmed influenza deaths, health officials said. Public… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged in alleged road rage incident

A 39-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault with a deadly weapon for his role in… Continue reading

Highway 20 crash fatal: Woman to be identified after next-of-kin notified

A woman was killed Friday when the car she was driving collided with a semi truck on state Highway 20 near Discovery… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of pointing gun at women who nearly hit him with car

A 69-year-old Port Angeles man was arrested Saturday for investigation of attempted first-degree assault for allegedly pointing a gun at two women… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with assaulting corrections deputy

A 37-year-old Sequim man was forcibly removed from a courtroom last week after being sentenced to 210 days in jail for assaulting… Continue reading

Fatal wreck blocks Highway 20

The State Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck that occurred on state Highway 20 near Discovery Bay at about 10:45 a.m. today… Continue reading

Port Angeles council OKs BMX gate

The Port Angeles City Council has approved the $19,600 purchase of a new starting gate for the Lincoln Park BMX Track. The… Continue reading