Rob Ollikainen

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as… Continue reading


Close encounter: NASA scientist studies space rock fallout in sanctuary

There was something different about the meteorites that fell into the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary on March 7, a NASA scientist… Continue reading


Fire district to place levy lid lift on November ballot

Voters in the Sequim area and a small part of East Jefferson County will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift for… Continue reading


Second suspect accused of Lincoln Park Grocery burglary

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Lincoln Park Grocery near Port Angeles, the Clallam County Sheriff’s… Continue reading

Wildfire extinguished near Coyle; brush fire flares near Port Angeles

Jefferson County crews extinguished a wildfire Thursday that appeared to have been sparked by an unattended campfire on a beach near Coyle, Quilcene Fire Chief… Continue reading

Port Angeles council decides addresses not necessary from public commenters

You don’t need an address to address the Port Angeles City Council. Council members voted 4-2 Tuesday to amend their rules of… Continue reading

State Patrol: Bee causes driver to crash on Highway 101 in Carlsborg

A bee that flew into the open window of an SUV reportedly caused a woman to wreck a Honda CRV on U.S. Highway… Continue reading

Clallam Fire District 3 votes to place levy lid lift measure on ballot

Sequim-area voters will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift that would allow Clallam County Fire District No. 3 to maintain current… Continue reading

Search is on for meteorite: Scientists seek fragments off Washington coast

The hunt is underway for a giant meteorite that exploded over the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary in March. Anyone with an internet connection can… Continue reading

Deputies investigate burglary, cigarette theft near Port Angeles

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Lincoln Park Grocery near Port Angeles last week, Sgt.… Continue reading

Former corrections deputy arraigned on sexual misconduct charges

Howard Andrew Blair, a former Clallam County corrections deputy who is accused of having sexual contact with female inmates, has pleaded not… Continue reading

More than 675 rally against federal immigration policy in Port Angeles

More than 675 protesters gathered near the U.S. Border Patrol station in Port Angeles on Saturday to rally against federal immigration policies.… Continue reading

Port Angeles plastic bag law goes into effect Monday

Port Angeles shoppers likely will notice a change at the checkout this week. Merchants will be required to charge at least a… Continue reading

Trawling for data: NOAA research ship surveys salmon, other ocean fish

A team of scientists set sail on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel last week to study juvenile salmon and… Continue reading

Saildrones launched from Neah Bay to study ocean

The next generation of ocean research was on bright display in Neah Bay this week. Two orange unmanned sailing drones, created by… Continue reading

Forks man spends night in car after wreck

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians rescued an elderly Forks man who had driven a car off an embankment along Sitkum-Sol Duc Road and… Continue reading

Scientists to look for remnants of meteorite in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

An underwater search is planned for remnants of a large meteorite that exploded over the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary in March.… Continue reading

Port Angeles aims for climate plan in 2019

City officials will develop a climate action plan in 2019 with help from a citizens’ committee. The Port Angeles City Council voted… Continue reading

Command changes hands at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles

There’s a new commanding officer at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. Cmdr. M. Scott Jackson assumed command Friday from… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman injured in wreck near Discovery Bay

A 74-year-old Port Angeles woman was injured Saturday when the Honda Civic she was riding in was struck by a Toyota Avalon… Continue reading