Rob Ollikainen

Port Angeles City Council tables action as jail cost negotiations linger

PORT ANGELES — The City Council has tabled a proposal to amend charging standards and sentencing guidelines to give staff more time to negotiate a… Continue reading

Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce reports solid start to tourism season

PORT ANGELES — The tourist season is off to a solid start in the Port Angeles area, thanks in part to a social media initiative… Continue reading

Split Port Angeles City Council rejects bid to shorten term limits, keeps 12 years

PORT ANGELES — A majority of the City Council has rejected a proposal to shorten term limits for future council members. Councilmen Dan Gase, Lee… Continue reading

Hydrotherapy patients to Olympic Medical Center: Don’t close the pool

PORT ANGELES — Cecilia Kellogg-Kilmer was shocked to find out that Olympic Medical Center plans to close its hydrotherapy pool in Port Angeles later this… Continue reading

Chimacum man accused of threatening Port Hadlock man with BB gun and slashing him in confrontation

PORT TOWNSEND — A Chimacum man remained in the Jefferson County jail Tuesday after police said he pointed a BB gun at a Port Hadlock… Continue reading

Road near Salt Creek Recreation Area would keep limited access under Clallam County staff plan

PORT ANGELES — Camp Hayden Park Loop would close to vehicles but remain open to the public under a recommendation of the Clallam County road… Continue reading

Port Angeles business merger plan heads to groups’ boards

PORT ANGELES — A pitch for consolidation now goes to the boards of two Port Angeles business groups. PA United presented its final recommendations to… Continue reading

Measles spike in state, but Peninsula remains free of it

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Peninsula remains measles-free despite a spike in cases statewide. The state Department of Health announced Thursday that there have… Continue reading

Measles spike in state, but Peninsula remains free of it

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Peninsula remains measles-free despite a spike in cases statewide. The state Department of Health announced Thursday that there have… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Annual Ruddell Cruise-In rolls into Port Angeles today (Friday)

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 11. PORT ANGELES — It's time to cruise in to the “best car show on the Peninsula.”… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber, business association to discuss proposed unification at meeting today

PORT ANGELES — The boards of two Port Angeles business groups will talk about possible consolidation today. PA United will present merger recommendations to the… Continue reading

Lake Sutherland milfoil district renewal proposal to head to voters

PORT ANGELES — Lake Sutherland property owners soon will decide whether to renew a $50 per parcel annual tax to control invasive Eurasian milfoil in… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners release Carlsborg sewer plan to state Department of Ecology

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County has a new facilities plan for the Carlsborg sewer project. County commissioners on Monday directed Public Works Administrative Director Bob… Continue reading

TRIBAL CANOE JOURNEY — Modern means for long journey to distant British Columbia hamlet

PORT ANGELES — The Quileute tribe is making the long haul. The vast distance between the North Olympic Peninsula and Bella Bella, B.C., prompted most… Continue reading

Clallam PUD electricity rates increase 3.5%

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Public Utility District customers will see a 3.5 percent increase in their electricity utility rates on this month’s bills. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles Coast Guard station under new command following ceremony

PORT ANGELES — Coast Guard Cmdr. Andrew Eriks assumed command of Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles at 12:01 p.m. Wednesday. Eriks, a Seattle native… Continue reading

Another reason to celebrate: Dry weather forecast for Fourth of July on Peninsula

PORT ANGELES — Good news for parade-goers, barbecue enthusiasts and fireworks aficionados: the North Olympic Peninsula will likely stay dry this Independence Day. “We're not… Continue reading

Clallam PUD electricity rates increase 3.5%

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Public Utility District customers will see a 3.5 percent increase in their electricity utility rates on this month’s bills. The… Continue reading

Fourth of July fireworks — when you can blow things up on the Peninsula to celebrate nation’s independence

Keep it safe, be sane and have a good time this Fourth of July, local fire officials say. Consumer fireworks are being sold at licensed… Continue reading

Port Angeles Coast Guard station under new command following ceremony

PORT ANGELES — Coast Guard Cmdr. Andrew Eriks assumed command of Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles at 12:01 p.m. Wednesday. Eriks, a Seattle native… Continue reading