Rob Ollikainen

Failing road rebuild top priority of Port Angeles Transportation Benefit District

A crumbling section of West 10th Street is getting a makeover. The city of the Port Angeles has received a $1.15 million… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber officials tell of progress

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce has made “tremendous progress” in its transition from a tourism and marketing organization to a… Continue reading

Sequim man charged after police chase

A Sequim man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle, allegedly driving at more than 40 mph in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads not guilty to multiple rape, assault charges

Nikolas Reinhardt Clark has pleaded not guilty to multiple rape and assault charges for crimes he is accused of committing in December.… Continue reading

Clallam County administrator sets retirement date

Jim Jones is stepping down as Clallam County administrator. Jones, who was hired as the county’s top executive in May 2006, announced… Continue reading

Port Angeles, Cape Flattery levies on Tuesday ballot

Voters in the Port Angeles and Cape Flattery school districts have two days to decide whether or not to support local school… Continue reading

Legislation would aid Olympic Medical Center, other rural hospitals

Olympic Medical Center is backing legislation that would boost reimbursements for patients eligible for Medicaid at cash-strapped rural hospitals. State Sen. Kevin… Continue reading

City officials: Mooring floats at Port Angeles City Pier to be installed by June

Boaters will have a place to tie up at Port Angeles City Pier come June, a city official has vowed. Long-awaited mooring… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council considers plastic bag ban

Let the plastic bag debate begin. The Port Angeles City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to direct staff to develop a proposal to… Continue reading

Researcher tells of surprises discovered about cougars

Cougars are far more social than previously thought, a Sequim scientist told a Peninsula College audience last week. A 17-year study in… Continue reading

Peninsula man is Kilmer’s guest at National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

For U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and Air Force Col. John Teichert, the National Prayer Breakfast was about faith, unity and a mutual… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center given $250,000 toward expanded cancer center in Sequim, equipment

Olympic Medical Center has received a $250,000 gift that will help pay for an expanded cancer center in Sequim and equipment for… Continue reading

Clallam County disaster airlift plan first in state; neighbors in development

Private pilots will provide a lifeline to the North Olympic Peninsula after a catastrophic earthquake destroys the region’s bridges and highways, emergency… Continue reading

Clallam PUD to raise rates

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have approved a 2018 budget that includes a 4.8 percent average increase in retail electric utility rates.… Continue reading

Sequim woman hits unmarked State Patrol car in wreck

A 34-year-old Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol Friday after the car she was driving collided… Continue reading

Peninsula residents told how to shelter at home after big quake

An overflow crowd of nearly 400 packed the Port Angeles library to gather tips on how to shelter at home after a… Continue reading

Clallam County to join opioid lawsuit

Clallam County has decided to join the local governments that are suing manufacturers and wholesalers of opioid-based prescription drugs. Commissioners voted 3-0… Continue reading

New Port Angeles School Board member named

Bill Kindler, president of the Port Angeles Education Foundation and a retired mill manager, has been appointed to the Port Angeles School… Continue reading

Joyce man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide near Sequim

Vance Mitchell Mattix pleaded guilty Wednesday to vehicular homicide while under the influence of alcohol in the October death of a Sequim… Continue reading

Council reviews Port Angeles work plan

The Port Angeles City Council reviewed a draft work plan for 2018 Tuesday. Each department highlighted two projects being prioritized this year.… Continue reading