Rob Ollikainen

Brush fire contained near Blyn

Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters contained a nearly-one-acre brush fire that was burning near Blyn on Wednesday. Crews found an active fire… Continue reading

Kilmer, colleague present legislation to bridge broadband access gap

U.S. Rep Derek Kilmer has introduced a bill that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as the West End… Continue reading

Sea otter sightings swell in Strait of Juan de Fuca

A whale watching company has reported an increase in sea otter sightings in inland waters this year, including one that was seen… Continue reading

Canoes welcomed at Hollywood Beach during Paddle to Puyallup

Weary pullers were greeted with smiles and warm Lower Elwha Klallam hospitality Friday as the Tribal Canoe Journey arrived in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of child rape

A 57-year-old Port Angeles man is facing child rape charges for alleged sexual abuse that occurred more than a dozen years ago.… Continue reading

Man arrested after three-hour standoff in Port Angeles

City police arrested a man on a felony warrant Wednesday after he had barricaded himself in a west Port Angeles residence. Keizer… Continue reading

Port Angeles council takes next step in hiring city manager

It’s official: Nathan West will be the next Port Angeles city manager. The City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to appoint a subcommittee… Continue reading

Legislative candidates disagree on guns, jobs, taxes

State Rep. Mike Chapman and challenger Jodi Wilke differed on guns, jobs and taxes in a lively political forum Tuesday. Chapman, D-Port… Continue reading

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as… Continue reading

Close encounter: NASA scientist studies space rock fallout in sanctuary

There was something different about the meteorites that fell into the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary on March 7, a NASA scientist… Continue reading

Fire district to place levy lid lift on November ballot

Voters in the Sequim area and a small part of East Jefferson County will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift for… Continue reading

Second suspect accused of Lincoln Park Grocery burglary

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Lincoln Park Grocery near Port Angeles, the Clallam County Sheriff’s… Continue reading

Wildfire extinguished near Coyle; brush fire flares near Port Angeles

Jefferson County crews extinguished a wildfire Thursday that appeared to have been sparked by an unattended campfire on a beach near Coyle, Quilcene Fire Chief… Continue reading

Port Angeles council decides addresses not necessary from public commenters

You don’t need an address to address the Port Angeles City Council. Council members voted 4-2 Tuesday to amend their rules of… Continue reading

State Patrol: Bee causes driver to crash on Highway 101 in Carlsborg

A bee that flew into the open window of an SUV reportedly caused a woman to wreck a Honda CRV on U.S. Highway… Continue reading

Clallam Fire District 3 votes to place levy lid lift measure on ballot

Sequim-area voters will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift that would allow Clallam County Fire District No. 3 to maintain current… Continue reading

Search is on for meteorite: Scientists seek fragments off Washington coast

The hunt is underway for a giant meteorite that exploded over the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary in March. Anyone with an internet connection can… Continue reading

Deputies investigate burglary, cigarette theft near Port Angeles

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Lincoln Park Grocery near Port Angeles last week, Sgt.… Continue reading

Former corrections deputy arraigned on sexual misconduct charges

Howard Andrew Blair, a former Clallam County corrections deputy who is accused of having sexual contact with female inmates, has pleaded not… Continue reading

More than 675 rally against federal immigration policy in Port Angeles

More than 675 protesters gathered near the U.S. Border Patrol station in Port Angeles on Saturday to rally against federal immigration policies.… Continue reading