Rob Ollikainen

DNR bans fires on 13 million forest acres

The state Department of Natural Resources has imposed a statewide ban on outdoor burning on the 13 million acres of forests and state… Continue reading

Court upholds inmate’s asssault conviction

The state Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a former Clallam Bay Corrections Center inmate who splashed urine on two officers… Continue reading

Port Angeles files federal lawsuit over Elwha water facilities

The city of Port Angeles has filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking damages and an injunction on the planned transfer… Continue reading

Cutter named after deceased officer who once was stationed in Neah Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast-response cutter has been named in honor of a late petty officer who was stationed in Neah… Continue reading

Bill would create fund for national park maintenance

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has co-sponsored a bill that would help maintain national parks, including Olympic National Park in his 6th Congressional… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles extends month-to-month lease for CRTC

The Port of Port Angeles has amended a month-to-month lease with the Composite Recycling Technology Center to give the nonprofit more time… Continue reading

At least one helicopter assisted with water drops on the Blyn fire on Friday. (Robert Steelquist)

Cause of fire south of Blyn under investigation

The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating the cause of a brush fire that burned on a hill south of Blyn… Continue reading

At least one helicopter assisted with water drops on the Blyn fire on Friday. (Robert Steelquist)

Deputies seek sex offender who moved without notice

Deputies were actively searching the Port Angeles area last week for Guy Jay Ralph Jr., a non-compliant registered sex offender who had… Continue reading

Home damaged in west Port Angeles blaze

A home was damaged in a fire in west Port Angeles, the city fire department said. The house at 1615 Owen Ave.… Continue reading

Lakewood man hurt in Brinnon wreck

A Lakewood man was injured when the Chevrolet Camaro he was driving lost control and crashed on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon, the… Continue reading

UPDATE: RV fire on Marrowstone Island proves fatal

A man died in a recreational vehicle fire on Marrowstone Island early Saturday, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue officials said. The man, who was not… Continue reading

Five injured in two-vehicle wreck on Highway 112

Five people were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle collision on state Highway 112 west of Port Angeles, Clallam County Fire District No. 4… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Hearing set on county Department of Finance proposal

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposal to form a Department of Finance when they meet Tuesday. Commissioners… Continue reading

Clallam County deputies seek wanted man

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a convicted felon who fled from the 7 Cedars Casino after deputies arrived today (Friday).… Continue reading

Traffic navigates around work on Eighth Street bridges in Port Angeles

Temporary fencing has been raised around the eastbound lanes of the Eighth Street bridges to allow crews to install permanent safety barriers… Continue reading

Port Angeles bond rating rises to Aa3

Sound financial policies and council-identified priorities have improved the city of Port Angeles’ bond rating, City Manager Dan McKeen announced last week.… Continue reading

Construction starts on West 10th Street overhaul in Port Angeles

Construction has begun on a major overhaul to West 10th Street between N and I streets on the west side of Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council awards contract with downtown association

Beer will flow at the Port Angeles Arts & Draughts Festival this September, the City Council ensured last week. The council voted… Continue reading

Forks woman hurt in wreck

An 18-year-old Forks woman was injured when she swerved to avoid a deer and crashed a Hyundai Sonata into the ditch along U.S.… Continue reading

More join labor force on Peninsula

Nearly 200 North Olympic Peninsula residents joined the labor force in June as Clallam and Jefferson county unemployment rates each dipped by one tenth of… Continue reading