Rob Ollikainen

Clallam unemployment rises slightly while Jefferson’s rate is unchanged

Clallam County unemployment rose from 5.6 percent to 5.9 percent in November while Jefferson County’s jobless rate held steady at 5.4 percent,… Continue reading

City awards $50,000 for Port Angeles BMX track improvements

The city of Port Angeles has awarded $50,000 to the Lincoln Park BMX Association for improvements to the city-owned Lincoln Park BMX… Continue reading

Teen injured in Port Angeles wreck improving at Seattle hospital

A Port Angeles teen who was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after the minivan he was riding in crashed into a pole… Continue reading

Hearing set in child rape case

A hearing has been set in a child rape case to determine whether certain statements the… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman sentenced after pleading guilty to shooting at roommate

Danette Denise Gilbert has been sentenced to seven years, nine months in prison for shooting at a roommate through a door of… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Forks City Council to consider Opportunity Fund Board appointment

Several Clallam County boards, commissions and councils do not meet this week in observance of the Christmas holiday. Some have scheduled meetings in January 2018.… Continue reading

Brad Collins

Bridge barriers discussed: April earliest date for safety barriers on Eighth Street spans

PORT ANGELES —Safety barriers could be installed on both sides at the highest point of the two Eighth Street bridges as early as April, Port… Continue reading

Brad Collins

Clallam County chief deputy treasurer to step in after Barkhuis resignation

Teresa Marchi was appointed acting Clallam County Treasurer on Tuesday. Marchi, the chief deputy treasurer, will serve as acting treasurer until an… Continue reading

Inmate pleads guilty to second-degree assault

A Clallam Bay Corrections Center inmate has pleaded guilty to second-degree assault after he repeatedly punched a cellmate in June 2016, the… Continue reading

Jail threats results in felony harassment guilty plea

A Port Angeles man who allegedly made threats to two Clallam County jail workers has pleaded guilty to felony harassment, the Clallam… Continue reading

Strait Shot to run on holidays

Due to high ridership over Thanksgiving weekend, Clallam Transit will operate its Strait Shot bus to Bainbridge Island on Christmas Eve, Christmas,… Continue reading

Agnew man convicted after trial

An Agnew man has been convicted of illegally possessing a firearm, heroin and suboxone, the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced. Andrew… Continue reading

Last year for holiday lights tours in Port Angeles

Before Willie Nelson drives off into retirement, the All Points Charters & Tours operator will spend one more holiday season showing families… Continue reading

Lawmaker: Replacement Highway 101 bridge over Elwha River is fully funded

A replacement bridge for U.S. Highway 101 over the Elwha River is fully funded and should go out to bid in early… Continue reading

Slight Port Angeles utility hike likely; residents complain of high rates

City customers can expect a slight increase in utility bills next year if the Port Angeles City Council adopts a recommended adjustment.… Continue reading

Clallam to require pharmaceutical companies to support ‘take back’ kiosks

Getting rid of grandpa’s pain pills or the kids’ expired cold medicine will be safer and more convenient next year, Clallam County… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with attempted bank robbery

James Lavon Lewis was charged Wednesday with an attempted robbery at the 1st Security Bank in Port Angeles and with allegedly forging… Continue reading

Net pens, climate dominate as Clallam commissioners take testimony on draft shoreline plan

Clallam County commissioners were flooded with public testimony on net pens, climate change and other parts of the draft shoreline plan Tuesday.… Continue reading

Man, son escape injury when fire destroys travel trailer near Port Angeles

A travel trailer was lost in a fire on Deer Park Road early Monday, Clallam County Fire District No. 2 officials said.… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council approves $108.03 million budget

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a $108.03 million budget for 2018. Council members voted 6-1 Tuesday — with Councilman Lee… Continue reading