Rob Ollikainen

Clallam commissioners asked to back efforts against suicides at Port Angeles bridges

Clallam County commissioners are being asked to support efforts to help reduce suicides at the Eighth Street bridges. Port Angeles Deputy Mayor… Continue reading

Forks man charged with drug, weapons violations

A Forks man has been charged with multiple drug and weapons violations after Clallam County sheriff’s deputies found heroin and numerous firearms… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced to 117 months in knife attack

An apologetic John Greystoke has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for stabbing a house guest in the abdomen. Greystoke,… Continue reading

Police investigate alleged car arson in Port Angeles

City police on Tuesday were investigating an alleged vehicle arson that occurred over the weekend. A 1995 Geo Metro was burned late… Continue reading

Port Angeles council adds bridge barriers to plans; thousands donated to suicide-prevention project

The Port Angeles City Council has added Eighth Street bridge barriers to the 2018-2023 capital facilities and transportation improvement plans, making the… Continue reading

Olympics building deep snowpack for skiiing, sledding season

Olympic Mountain snowpack was 268 percent of normal Thursday despite a series of atmospheric rivers in November, leaving a solid base of white stuff for… Continue reading

Murder suspect apology alleged; planned not-guilty plea likely to be amended, attorney says

Accused murderer Benjamin George Bonner has apologized in a letter to a Clallam County Superior Court judge, court papers allege. The 18-year-old… Continue reading

Alleged child rapist hearing postponed

A status hearing for alleged child rapist Donald Kingsley was postponed Friday because of a pending crime lab investigation, court papers say.… Continue reading

Sequim man’s molestation trial date moved

A Sequim man charged with molesting and sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old girl has a new trial date. Michael Douglas… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Holiday bus service expansion: Strait Shot broke records over Thanksgiving weekend

Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus to Bainbridge Island had record-high ridership over Thanksgiving weekend, prompting the agency to expand the direct service… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Sequim man accused of two acts of vandalism

A Sequim man was arrested twice within 15 hours Friday for allegedly smashing out windows at Serenity House and Port Angeles City… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to conduct budget hearings

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will hold a pair of public hearings for consideration of the 2018 budget and emergency appropriations Tuesday. The hearings… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council to discuss fluoride Dec. 5

The Port Angeles City Council will discuss a failed ballot proposition to reintroduce fluoride to the municipal water supply at its next… Continue reading

Port Angeles to increase hours for utility payments

The city of Port Angeles today expanded customer service hours for utility payments made in person. The temporary move is intended to… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners urge state commission to fund Anderson Lake trail

Clallam County is asking the state Parks and Recreation Commission to fund a multipurpose trail at Anderson Lake State Park as an… Continue reading

Port Angeles council votes to add safety barrier on bridges to plans

A unanimous Port Angeles City Council has agreed to consider options for improved safety barriers to help prevent suicides at the Eighth… Continue reading

Port Angeles expands skate park use; scooters, BMX bikes, roller blades welcome

It is no longer a violation of city code to ride a scooter or BMX bike at the Port Angeles Skate Park.… Continue reading

Peninsula unemployment rate drops

Peninsula Daily News North Olympic Peninsula unemployment dipped slightly in October as more workers joined the Clallam and Jefferson County labor forces, state officials said.… Continue reading

Port Angeles adding barriers, funding to bridge capital plans

The Port Angeles City Council has directed staff to add safety barriers for the Eighth Street bridges to the city’s capital facilities… Continue reading

Convicted felon charged with drugs, weapons violations in Port Angeles

A convicted felon suspected of selling drugs out of area motels and carrying a handgun has been charged with drug crimes and… Continue reading