Rob Ollikainen

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

Cougars more social than experts thought, scientist says

A leading scientist will discuss social interactions of cougars in a Peninsula College Studium Generale program… Continue reading

Lecture to tell how to camp in house after disaster strikes

Former state Rep. Jim Buck will discuss self-reliance after a natural disaster Wednesday. The presentation — Camping In Your House — will… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced for drug, weapons violations

A 47-year-old Port Angeles man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapons charges, the… Continue reading

Board of Health urges Clallam County opioid lawsuit

Clallam County is being asked to file a lawsuit against drug manufacturers that are fueling the opioid epidemic. The three county commissioners… Continue reading

Port Angeles man convicted of molestation of 8-year-old

A 30-year-old Port Angeles man has been convicted of molesting an 8-year-old girl he was babysitting. Donald William Kingsley used his position… Continue reading

Clallam County Fire District 2 issues awards

Ian Brueckner has been named Clallam County Fire District 2 career Firefighter/Paramedic of the Year, Chief Sam Phillips has announced. Volunteer Assistant… Continue reading

Peninsula Daily News reporters recognized at ceremony

Two Peninsula Daily News reporters were recognized for their coverage of Clallam County Fire District 2 at the district’s annual awards ceremony… Continue reading

Highly decorated deputy honored after retirement

Retired Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputy Ralph Edgington was recognized this week for his 30 years of service to the county. Edgington, 65,… Continue reading

Jobless rates rise slightly on Peninsula

Unemployment rates were up slightly in Clallam and Jefferson counties last month, state officials said. Clallam County’s jobless rate climbed from a revised 5.9 percent… Continue reading

Charging decision waits on police report for suspect in Forks jailbreak

A Forks man accused of assaulting an officer to break out of the Forks jail last week was exonerated of his conditions… Continue reading

Insanity defense offered in case of bludgeoning death

Benjamin George Bonner has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of a 71-year-old Sequim woman. Bonner, 18,… Continue reading

Port Angeles council endorses school levy proposal

A unanimous Port Angeles City Council has endorsed a proposed school levy that would fund major renovations at Stevens Middle School, providing… Continue reading

Port Angeles man arrested after standoff

A Port Angeles man was arrested after a two-hour standoff with law enforcement in his parked vehicle last week, police said. Tyler… Continue reading

Peninsula man to be sentenced for tree poaching

A Clallam County man will be sentenced in federal court today for felling a big leaf maple tree on federal land near the… Continue reading

New safety fencing expected on bridges by mid-September

Permanent safety barriers will be installed on the Eighth Street bridges by mid-September, city officials said. The Port Angeles City Council voted… Continue reading

OMC appoints new commissioner

Olympic Medical Center commissioners have selected a recently-retired registered nurse and longtime health care professional to fill a vacancy on their board.… Continue reading

OMC considering new board member

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will interview applicants for a board vacancy and possibly name Jim Cammack’s successor today. The hospital board will… Continue reading

Lodging tax revenue spikes on Peninsula; area produced more than $3 million in 2017

The North Olympic Peninsula generated more than $3 million in lodging tax revenue in 2017 thanks to a spike in “heads in beds” at lodging… Continue reading

Stanwood man who served 10 years for plot to blow up Port Angeles motel convicted on new charges

A Snohomish County man who served 10 years in prison for plotting to use a pipe bomb to blow up a Port Angeles… Continue reading