Rob Ollikainen

Port Angeles seeks Lodging Tax Advisory Committee applicants

The city of Port Angeles is seeking applicants to serve on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. The influential panel makes recommendations to… Continue reading

Composite sketch released of man sought in April 15 trail assault

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of one of two men who allegedly attacked a woman who was jogging… Continue reading

BBC spotlights Joyce emergency preparation efforts

An international audience is learning about Joyce and its citizens’ efforts to prepare for a Cascadia earthquake. British Broadcasting Corporation posted to its… Continue reading

Blyn man to be sentenced for domestic violence

A Blyn man is facing at least 17½ years in prison for domestic violence crimes, the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced.… Continue reading

Jamestown Public Safety, Justice Center expected to be finished this year

The justice system at the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal campus is moving from a basement to a shiny new facility. Dignitaries with golden shovels… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters extinguish hot spots from a blaze that destroyed a motor home off Pierson Road west of Sequim on Saturday.

Motor home burns near Sequim

A motor home burned at the Olympic Paradise RV Park near Sequim on Saturday, Clallam County Fire District No. 3 officials said. No… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters extinguish hot spots from a blaze that destroyed a motor home off Pierson Road west of Sequim on Saturday.

Temporary fix: Port Angeles planning panel to consider RV, camper proposal

A proposal to allow people to live in RVs or campers on private property as a temporary fix to the housing shortage… Continue reading

Sequim man acquitted of one charge, jury hung on another charge

A 54-year-old Sequim man has been acquitted of an attempted rape charge while a second count of indecent liberties remains unresolved. Joseph… Continue reading

Peninsula woman’s paintings honor stranger who provided transplant

Jeanne Edwards found a purpose for her pain. Inspired by a Kenyan priest, Edwards created a series of paintings to honor an… Continue reading

Clallam County Community Service award recipients honored

Donna Buck spends her time helping Clallam County citizens prepare for a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake because it is the “right thing… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School conducts first active shooter drill

Port Angeles High School students prepared for a worst-case scenario last week: an active shooter on campus. At 8:40 a.m. Friday, students… Continue reading

Jury exonerates man on two counts of child molestation; hung on other three counts

David Randall Chesser has been exonerated of two counts of child molestation while a jury could not decide on other counts. A… Continue reading

Run Without Fear set on Olympic Discovery Trail on Sunday

A group of women will run the Port Angeles Waterfront Trail on Sunday in a show of strength and solidarity after a… Continue reading

Port Angeles creates tree board for Tree City USA status

A group of tree enthusiasts has formed an advisory board that will assist the city of Port Angeles in all things forestry.… Continue reading

Peninsula jobless rate drops in March

North Olympic Peninsula jobless rates fell by one-half of 1 percentage point in March as Clallam and Jefferson county employers added an estimated… Continue reading

Dungeness Heights group files another lawsuit against radio tower

Dungeness Heights Homeowners has sued over a land-use certificate that allows a 150-foot radio-cell tower to operate in the hamlet north of Sequim… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council think tank narrows focus on issues

Lodging tax policy, vacant homes, stormwater regulations and building height restrictions top list

Port Angeles man hurt in Deer Park Road wreck

A 35-year-old Port Angeles man was injured Saturday when the Subaru Impreza he was driving hit a barrier on Deer Park Road,… Continue reading

Some $20,000 worth of copper cable stolen

Clallam County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of about 2,000 feet of power line cable. The copper cable, valued at about… Continue reading

Students, supporters march on anniversary of Columbine shootings

Students and their supporters marched for gun reform Friday on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. The group of 40 held… Continue reading