Rob Ollikainen

Port Angeles housing action: Tax incentive aims to encourage multi-family developments

The Port Angeles City Council has voted to target every area within the city limits in a tax incentive program to encourage… Continue reading

Sequoia mourned at council meeting

Ten speakers lamented the felling of the Lions Park sequoia this week in the first City Council meeting since the tree was… Continue reading

One person hurt in Blyn wreck

One person sustained a head injury in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Blyn today, the State Patrol said. The collision… Continue reading

First of its kind carbon fiber bench installed at Ediz Hook

Composite Recycling Technology Center bench dedicated in honor of late members of Gesellchen family

Port Angeles council to consider multi-family housing action

The Port Angeles City Council is considering a property tax exemption to spur multi-family housing development. The first step would be to… Continue reading

Morning Jefferson County wrecks attributed to black ice

Black ice contributed to back-to-back wrecks on state Highway 104 on Monday morning, one of which involved a parked ambulance, the State… Continue reading

History of news: Peninsula journalists take stock during panel on new book

A panel of journalists reflected on the history of the local news media and made predictions about the future of the industry… Continue reading

Luring attempt reported at Port Angeles middle school

City police were investigating a reported luring incident at Stevens Middle School that occurred after wresting practice Thursday. A 14-year-old boy told… Continue reading

Port Angeles police warn of imposters posing as city workers

A police alert was issued after two men claiming to be city utility employees tried to enter a house on the 800… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber’s skating rink draws thousands

It turns out Port Angeles has an affinity for ice skating, business leaders heard Wednesday. The first-year Port Angeles Winter Ice Village… Continue reading

Panelists to discuss book on Peninsula media

An author who penned a book on the history of the North Olympic Peninsula news media will be featured in two panel… Continue reading

State Patrol: Highway 112 near Clallam Bay closes for three hours after driver flees wreck

State Highway 112 was closed for about three hours Sunday after a man crashed a pickup into a guardrail near Clallam Bay… Continue reading

‘Lots of opportunity’ for arts: New leader looks ahead for Juan de Fuca Foundation

Kayla Oakes, the new executive director of the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts, brings a knowledge of the local arts… Continue reading

Suggestions accepted for small changes to Port Angeles comprehensive plan

The Port Angeles Planning Commission has opened a public comment period for suggestions for minor changes to the city’s comprehensive plan. The… Continue reading

Activist arrested after sequoia felled pleads not guilty

A tree activist who was arrested while protesting the early-morning cutting of the long-debated Lions Park sequoia last week has pleaded not… Continue reading

Inaugural season of Port Angeles ice skating rink closes in the black

The Port Angeles Winter Ice Village will close for the season today, having exceeded organizers’ expectations for first-year attendance and community support.… Continue reading

Recent storms feed snowpack in Olympic Mountains

The new year will begin with a near-normal snowpack in the Olympic Mountains. Thanks to a series of recent storms, Olympic snowpack… Continue reading

Debris continues to litter Port Angeles’ Lincoln Park after windstorm

The city parks department is still in “cleanup mode” after a windstorm knocked down at least eight trees in Lincoln Park on… Continue reading

Cold, wet man turns himself in after chase from Forks

An Auburn man has been arrested for investigation of eluding a pursuing police vehicle, hit-and-run and reckless endangerment after leading Forks police on… Continue reading

Port Angeles man, 70, to run in race at bottom of world

Bruce Skinner loves to run and travel. The longtime Olympic Medical Center Foundation executive director will do plenty of both in March… Continue reading