Rob Ollikainen

Port Angeles council backs effort to overturn ruling; home rule at issue, supporters say

Port Angeles has joined a legal effort to defend home rule authority. The City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday — with Cherie Kidd… Continue reading

Port Angeles council considers raising residential water rates

City customers will see a 5.4 percent increase in their residential water bills and no change in their home electric bills next… Continue reading

Clallam Transit board approves labor agreement

The Clallam Transit board has approved a three-year labor agreement that provides retroactive pay and three years worth of raises for bus… Continue reading

Port Angeles fire crews knock down blaze that endangered two homes

Crews extinguished a house fire on Edgewood Drive on Tuesday and prevented the blaze from destroying an adjacent home, Clallam County Fire… Continue reading

Bridge to Ediz Hook to be repaired in November

Marine Drive will be reduced to one lane near the McKinley Paper Co. mill next month as crews make repairs to the… Continue reading

Port Angeles council members brainstorm on access to creeks

Public access to creek corridors in Port Angeles should be enhanced, City Council members said last week. Existing access to Peabody, Valley,… Continue reading

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                                Port Angeles civil engineer Jonathan Boehme, second from left, explains preliminary designs for safety improvements to Lincoln Street at an open house in the Vern Burton Community Center. Planned improvements include bike lanes, extended curbs and a new traffic signal at Third Street.

Port Angeles plans to try to slow traffic on Lincoln Street/Highway 101 to improve safety

Three alternatives for changes to Lincoln Street — which is also U.S. Highway 101 — were unveiled at an open house last… Continue reading

<strong>Rob Ollikainen</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles civil engineer Jonathan Boehme, second from left, explains preliminary designs for safety improvements to Lincoln Street at an open house in the Vern Burton Community Center. Planned improvements include bike lanes, extended curbs and a new traffic signal at Third Street.

Serenity House to reopen night-by-night shelter Monday in Port Angeles

Serenity House of Clallam County has hired a new shelter director, ensuring that its night-by-night shelter will open Monday before the cold… Continue reading

Emergency dispatch center merger on the table

Two Port Angeles officials will meet with the JeffCom 9-1-1 board next week to discuss a possible merger with Peninsula Communications. City… Continue reading

Quileute Tribe gets $44.1 million to build school on higher ground

The Quileute Tribe has received $44.1 million in federal funding to move its school to higher ground, officials said Tuesday. Tara MacLean… Continue reading

Port Angeles staff to tell of plans for Lincoln Street upgrade at open house

The city of Port Angeles will host an open house to share preliminary concepts for safety improvements to Lincoln Street on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Sequim motorcyclist arrested at gunpoint after high speed chase

A Sequim man was arrested at gunpoint last week after he allegedly drove a motorcycle at speeds of more than 110 mph… Continue reading

CrabFest gears up for big weekend in Port Angeles

The line to order crab at the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival should move faster this weekend thanks to a $10,000 investment… Continue reading

Demonstration home in Sequim on solar energy tour

A Sequim man will demonstrate his energy-efficient house as part of the American Solar Energy Society’s nationwide open house Saturday. David Large will… Continue reading

Clallam PUD opposes carbon fee initiative

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have resolved to oppose a state ballot measure that would slap a fee on large carbon polluters.… Continue reading

CrabFest events scheduled today through Sunday

The 17th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival will bring a slew of food, music, demonstrations, games and other events to the… Continue reading

Port Angeles council proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day

As much of the nation celebrates Columbus Day on Monday, the city of Port Angeles and a growing number of other cities… Continue reading

Representatives tell action team that goal is expanded broadband access for region

State and federal lawmakers are working to close the broadband gap that exists in such rural areas as the West End of… Continue reading

Peninsula tribal representatives tell of struggles to get high-speed internet

Efforts to improve broadband access for Olympic Peninsula tribes were spotlighted in a Broadband Action Team meeting in Port Angeles. Several West… Continue reading

Port Angeles to focus more on code compliance

The Port Angeles City Council had agreed that code compliance should be a higher priority. Exactly how to pay for a code… Continue reading