Rob Ollikainen

Port Angeles City Council debates review of comprehensive plan

A 4-3 majority of the Port Angeles City Council has voted to remand a comprehensive plan amendment to the city Planning Commission… Continue reading

Black Ball bicentennial to be marked at Port Angeles Maritime Festival

The red and black flag that flies above the iconic MV Coho ferry turns 200 this year, and Black Ball Ferry Line… Continue reading

Two charged after armed confrontation

Two people were charged Wednesday for their alleged roles in an armed confrontation last weekend over a stolen SUV. Taylor Oliver Dickinson… Continue reading

Charges expected to be filed today after armed confrontation

Charges are expected to be filed today against a man and woman accused in an armed confrontation over a stolen Chevrolet Tahoe.… Continue reading

Former Clallam County corrections deputy charged after sexual contact accusations

Howard Andrew Blair, a former Clallam County corrections deputy accused of having sexual contact with female inmates, was charged Monday with one… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News A stolen vehicle involved in a car chase and subsequent foot chase sits at thge Liberty gas station at U.S. Highway 101 and Pioneer Street east of Port Angeles on Saturday morning.

Two arrested after confrontation, pursuit near Port Angeles

Authorities arrested two suspects and were looking for a third Saturday after an armed dispute over a stolen SUV and subsequent foot… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News A stolen vehicle involved in a car chase and subsequent foot chase sits at thge Liberty gas station at U.S. Highway 101 and Pioneer Street east of Port Angeles on Saturday morning.

Inmate charged in attack; officer still suffers from head injury after 2016 beating

The state Attorney General’s Office has filed an attempted murder charge against a prison inmate for a brutal attack on a Clallam… Continue reading

Clallam County deputy accused of sex crimes

A former Clallam County corrections deputy is facing charges of inappropriate touching of eight female inmates and having sexual contact with another… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty in tree poaching case

Richard A. Welches, one of three co-defendants charged with poaching an old growth maple tree on federal land near the Elwha River… Continue reading

City, college, school district, Lower Elwha Tribe agree to share Port Angeles facilities

The city has inked an agreement with Peninsula College, the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and Port Angeles School District for the shared… Continue reading

County health officer announces resignation

Dr. Christopher Frank will step down as Clallam County health officer Aug. 3, he announced last week. Frank, who became Clallam County… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Clallam, Jamestown Tribe seek pact for oyster restoration grant

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a contract with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe for a state Department of Ecology grant for a quality assurance project plan… Continue reading

Port Ludlow doctor identified as victim in fatal six-vehicle wreck on Hood Canal Bridge

A Port Ludlow doctor was killed in a six-vehicle collision on the two-lane Hood Canal Bridge. The wreck closed the bridge for eight… Continue reading

Former treasurer files for prosecuting attorney race

Former Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis has filed to run against the prosecuting attorney who sued her in 2016. Meanwhile, primary contests… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue firefighters attack a blaze that burned a home in Port Ludlow.

Fire destroys Port Hadlock home

A fast-moving fire gutted a single-story house on the 11200 block of Rhody Drive in Port Hadlock on Friday, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue firefighters attack a blaze that burned a home in Port Ludlow.

Port Angeles seeks grant for after-school child care at pool

The city is seeking a $750,000 grant to fund an after-school child care facility at the soon-to-be expanded William Shore Memorial Pool… Continue reading

Clallam plans to replace culvert where bluff is eroding near Port Angeles

A poorly-designed culvert has hastened the erosion of a bluff canyon east of Port Angeles, forcing a temporary road closure and an… Continue reading

Port Angeles prepares for new plastic bag law

City officials say they are helping businesses prepare for the “Bring Your Own Bag” law, in which thin plastic carry-out bags will… Continue reading

Esprit gala begins today in Port Angeles

It’s Esprit week in Port Angeles. Billed as an “educational conference for all people on the gender spectrum,” the annual transgender convention… Continue reading

Second trial of accused rapist reset

A second trial for alleged rapist Martin C. Perez was reset because of interpreter unavailability. Perez, 40, of Forks, is charged in… Continue reading