Rob Ollikainen

Good news for water supply: Olympic snowpack at 119 percent of normal

Olympic Mountain snowpack in the days before spring was 119 percent of normal, a good outlook for water resources in the dry… Continue reading

Three lectures in Sequim to focus on preparing for Cascadia quake

Three Cascadia disaster preparedness talks will be held in Sunland in the coming weeks, including a new lecture by former state Rep.… Continue reading

Port Angeles to be showpiece for firm’s recycled carbon fiber product

More than 150 wooden park benches will be replaced this year by a recycled carbon fiber model manufactured in Port Angeles. The… Continue reading

Peninsula man who died in Kitsap County wreck identified

A Port Angeles man who died in a wreck near Poulsbo on Tuesday has been identified as Douglas D. Ranney. Ranney, 65, was… Continue reading

Open house to detail plans for West 10th Street in Port Angeles

City officials will host an open house this month to discuss plans to rebuild a narrow and bumpy section of West 10th… Continue reading

Second trial set for accused rapist

Martin C. Perez, an accused rapist whose first trial ended with a hung jury last week, has a new trial date. A… Continue reading

Port Angeles city manager talks of potential

Port Angeles can reach its “tremendous potential” if citizens and community leaders can develop a common vision, City Manager Dan McKeen told… Continue reading

Peninsula loses jobs in January

North Olympic Peninsula employers shed more than 800 jobs in January as Clallam and Jefferson County unemployment rates each rose by 1 percentage point to… Continue reading

Demonstrators take part in ‘Die in — Lie in’ at Friends of the NRA fundraiser in Port Angeles

Nearly 40 demonstrators pretended to lie dead outside a Northwest Peninsula Friends of the National Rifle Association fundraiser in Port Angeles with… Continue reading

Rape trial ends in hung jury

A trial for a Forks man accused of raping an acquaintance in a remote garage last September has resulted in a hung… Continue reading

Tribal member faces trial in federal court for alleged assault

A Port Angeles man who allegedly assaulted a woman at the Elwha River Casino last October is facing trial in federal court… Continue reading

U.S. senator tells Peninsula health officials of opioid efforts

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is hammering out legislation that would arm health officials and first responders in the fight against the opioid… Continue reading

Expelled Forks student allegedly threatened to kill

An expelled Forks High School student who allegedly threatened to kill a classmate and kept a manifesto about killing another person is… Continue reading

Port Angeles council considers plastic bag ban

The Port Angeles City Council has conducted a first reading on a proposal to ban single-use plastic bags at stores within the… Continue reading

Flu on wane on Peninsula; four confirmed deaths from influenza in Clallam County

Flu is still widespread on the North Olympic Peninsula but the worst of the season is over, health officials said. Public health officers in Clallam… Continue reading

FBI seeks witnesses to alleged assault outside Elwha River Casino

The FBI is seeking witnesses to an alleged domestic violence assault that occurred in the Elwha River Casino parking lot last Oct.… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced for selling heroin

David A. Cole was sentenced to 20 months in prison after being convicted of selling heroin to his girlfriend, the Clallam County… Continue reading

Two arrested after high-speed chase

A high speed car chase last week resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old Joyce woman and a machete-wielding man the next… Continue reading

Joyce man apologizes as family, friends tell of man killed in wreck

Vance Mitchell Mattix apologized for taking Andrew Courney’s life before he was sentenced Wednesday to 8½ years in prison for vehicular homicide.… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles OKs contract with EDC

The Port of Port Angeles has approved an annual contract with Clallam County Economic Development Corp. Port commissioners reviewed the $40,000 agreement… Continue reading