Rob Ollikainen

Floats finally installed: Port Angeles creating place for visitors to dock

New mooring floats are being installed at City Pier this week to the delight of boaters and organizers of a first-year maritime… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council prepares to fight park service if needed

The City Council has approved a $360,000 payment to Seattle law firm to prepare a lawsuit against the National Park Service as… Continue reading

Olympic National Park counts 3.4 million visits in 2017

Olympic National Park visitors spent $279 million in neighboring towns last year, supporting 3,556 jobs in gateway communities like Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Whale near La Push cut free from fishing gear but badly hurt

A juvenile gray whale that was found entangled in fishing gear was fighting for survival Thursday, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… Continue reading

Search continues in Buckhorn Wilderness for missing hiker

Teams of hopeful searchers continued to probe the Buckhorn Wilderness south of Sequim on Thursday for missing hiker Jeremiah Adams, a… Continue reading

Search continues for missing hiker in wilderness south of Sequim

Search and rescue teams continued to comb the Gray Wolf River drainage south of Sequim on Wednesday for a 24-year-old hiker… Continue reading

Crews work to free gray whale from fishing gear off La Push

Biologists on Wednesday were working to untangle a juvenile gray whale that had become stuck in fishing gear more than 15 miles… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to assault with sexual motivation

A Port Angeles man who was acquitted on two counts of child molestation last month has pleaded guilty to two counts of… Continue reading

USS Nimitz sailor missing in Olympic National Forest

Authorities were searching Tuesday for a 24-year-old hiker who went missing in the Buckhorn Wilderness south of Sequim. Jeremiah Adams, a… Continue reading

Port Angeles seeks Lodging Tax Advisory Committee applicants

The city of Port Angeles is seeking applicants to serve on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. The influential panel makes recommendations to… Continue reading

BBC spotlights Joyce emergency preparation efforts

An international audience is learning about Joyce and its citizens’ efforts to prepare for a Cascadia earthquake. British Broadcasting Corporation posted to its… Continue reading

Blyn man to be sentenced for domestic violence

A Blyn man is facing at least 17½ years in prison for domestic violence crimes, the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced.… Continue reading

Composite sketch released of man sought in April 15 trail assault

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of one of two men who allegedly attacked a woman who was jogging… Continue reading

Jamestown Public Safety, Justice Center expected to be finished this year

The justice system at the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal campus is moving from a basement to a shiny new facility. Dignitaries with golden shovels… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters extinguish hot spots from a blaze that destroyed a motor home off Pierson Road west of Sequim on Saturday.

Motor home burns near Sequim

A motor home burned at the Olympic Paradise RV Park near Sequim on Saturday, Clallam County Fire District No. 3 officials said. No… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters extinguish hot spots from a blaze that destroyed a motor home off Pierson Road west of Sequim on Saturday.

Temporary fix: Port Angeles planning panel to consider RV, camper proposal

A proposal to allow people to live in RVs or campers on private property as a temporary fix to the housing shortage… Continue reading

Sequim man acquitted of one charge, jury hung on another charge

A 54-year-old Sequim man has been acquitted of an attempted rape charge while a second count of indecent liberties remains unresolved. Joseph… Continue reading

Peninsula woman’s paintings honor stranger who provided transplant

Jeanne Edwards found a purpose for her pain. Inspired by a Kenyan priest, Edwards created a series of paintings to honor an… Continue reading

Clallam County Community Service award recipients honored

Donna Buck spends her time helping Clallam County citizens prepare for a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake because it is the “right thing… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School conducts first active shooter drill

Port Angeles High School students prepared for a worst-case scenario last week: an active shooter on campus. At 8:40 a.m. Friday, students… Continue reading