Rob Ollikainen

Temporary fix: Port Angeles planning panel to consider RV, camper proposal

A proposal to allow people to live in RVs or campers on private property as a temporary fix to the housing shortage… Continue reading

Sequim man acquitted of one charge, jury hung on another charge

A 54-year-old Sequim man has been acquitted of an attempted rape charge while a second count of indecent liberties remains unresolved. Joseph… Continue reading

Peninsula woman’s paintings honor stranger who provided transplant

Jeanne Edwards found a purpose for her pain. Inspired by a Kenyan priest, Edwards created a series of paintings to honor an… Continue reading

Clallam County Community Service award recipients honored

Donna Buck spends her time helping Clallam County citizens prepare for a Cascadia subduction zone earthquake because it is the “right thing… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School conducts first active shooter drill

Port Angeles High School students prepared for a worst-case scenario last week: an active shooter on campus. At 8:40 a.m. Friday, students… Continue reading

Jury exonerates man on two counts of child molestation; hung on other three counts

David Randall Chesser has been exonerated of two counts of child molestation while a jury could not decide on other counts. A… Continue reading

Run Without Fear set on Olympic Discovery Trail on Sunday

A group of women will run the Port Angeles Waterfront Trail on Sunday in a show of strength and solidarity after a… Continue reading

Port Angeles creates tree board for Tree City USA status

A group of tree enthusiasts has formed an advisory board that will assist the city of Port Angeles in all things forestry.… Continue reading

Peninsula jobless rate drops in March

North Olympic Peninsula jobless rates fell by one-half of 1 percentage point in March as Clallam and Jefferson county employers added an estimated… Continue reading

Dungeness Heights group files another lawsuit against radio tower

Dungeness Heights Homeowners has sued over a land-use certificate that allows a 150-foot radio-cell tower to operate in the hamlet north of Sequim… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council think tank narrows focus on issues

Lodging tax policy, vacant homes, stormwater regulations and building height restrictions top list

Port Angeles man hurt in Deer Park Road wreck

A 35-year-old Port Angeles man was injured Saturday when the Subaru Impreza he was driving hit a barrier on Deer Park Road,… Continue reading

Some $20,000 worth of copper cable stolen

Clallam County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of about 2,000 feet of power line cable. The copper cable, valued at about… Continue reading

Students, supporters march on anniversary of Columbine shootings

Students and their supporters marched for gun reform Friday on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. The group of 40 held… Continue reading

National park’s mules corraled near Madison Falls since Olympic Hot Springs Road closed

No, it isn’t a petting zoo or a stable for horse and pony rides. The barren of mules grazing near the… Continue reading

This sequoia tree on the west side of Lions Park in Port Angeles is slated for removal because of damage it has caused to a nearby driveway and house foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles Sequoia 105-feet tall poses danger, should come down, arborist says

A stately tree at Lions Park is slated for removal despite objections from a neighbor and other residents. The roots of the… Continue reading

This sequoia tree on the west side of Lions Park in Port Angeles is slated for removal because of damage it has caused to a nearby driveway and house foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Hearing reset for alleged murderers

A review hearing for alleged murderers Benjamin Bonner and Shay Darrow was reset Thursday because a defense expert had not yet furnished… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced for supergluing ATMs

A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to eight months in jail for putting superglue onto card readers and key pads of… Continue reading

Port Angeles proclaims Arbor Day

The Port Angeles City Council has proclaimed April 27 as Arbor Day. The city will hold its celebration of trees on the… Continue reading

Olympic Discovery Trail jogger fights off assailants, deputies say

A woman was attacked while jogging with her dog on the Olympic Discovery Trail just east of Port Angeles on Sunday, the… Continue reading