Rob Ollikainen

Scientists to look for remnants of meteorite in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

An underwater search is planned for remnants of a large meteorite that exploded over the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary in March.… Continue reading

Port Angeles aims for climate plan in 2019

City officials will develop a climate action plan in 2019 with help from a citizens’ committee. The Port Angeles City Council voted… Continue reading

Command changes hands at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles

There’s a new commanding officer at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. Cmdr. M. Scott Jackson assumed command Friday from… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman injured in wreck near Discovery Bay

A 74-year-old Port Angeles woman was injured Saturday when the Honda Civic she was riding in was struck by a Toyota Avalon… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council appoints members to Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

A two-thirds majority of the Port Angeles City Council has appointed seven members to the influential Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. The volunteer… Continue reading

Port Angeles Food Bank director leaves; new director to come on board in July

After more than four years of growth and steady leadership, the Port Angeles Food Bank has a new director, board members said.… Continue reading

Negotiations begin for one emergency dispatch center for both Peninsula counties

Negotiations are underway for a regional dispatch center that would provide 9-1-1 services for the North Olympic Peninsula. The Port Angeles City… Continue reading

Firefighters respond to fully involved house fire near Port Angeles

Fire crews responded to a fully involved, two-story structure fire near the end of Lake Farm Road on Tuesday. All of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council votes to create housing crisis task force

The City Council has created a task force to tackle the housing crisis in Port Angeles. Council members voted 6-0 Tuesday to… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula unemployment rates dip in May

North Olympic Peninsula employers added nearly 400 jobs in May as Clallam and Jefferson County unemployment rates fell by about one-half of 1 percentage point,… Continue reading

Cause of fire near Port Angeles probed after house is destroyed

The cause of a fire that destroyed a $500,000 home east of Port Angeles on Tuesday remained under investigation Wednesday, Clallam County… Continue reading

Port Angeles man injured in motorcycle wreck

A Port Angeles man was injured Tuesday after he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and crashed east of the… Continue reading

Bail set after man arrested for alleged Port Angeles bomb threat

Bail has been set at $30,000 for a Port Angeles man accused of making a bomb threat to Peninsula Behavioral Health. Reed… Continue reading

Racers leave today for 710-mile leg of Race to Alaska

The Race to Alaska resumes at high noon today as boats of all shapes and sizes depart from Victoria on a 710-mile motorless… Continue reading

Port Angeles acting Public Works director to leave for another job

James Burke, Port Angeles deputy director of operations and acting Public Works and Utilities director, is stepping down, city officials said. Burke,… Continue reading

Clallam corrections sergeant faces misdemeanor assault charge

A Clallam County corrections sergeant is facing a misdemeanor assault charge for use of force against a woman who was being disruptive… Continue reading

Sentence of more than 18 years set for rape, assault

Nikolas Reinhardt Clark was sentenced Thursday to more than 18 years in prison for raping and assaulting a woman he met on… Continue reading

Rape, assault charges against Forks man dismissed

Martin C. Perez has been exonerated of rape and assault charges more than nine months after his arrest. Perez, 40, of Forks… Continue reading

Good Samaritan rescues three from burning boat

Three boaters were rescued by a good Samaritan vessel Monday afternoon after the 40-foot boat they were on caught fire and sank… Continue reading

Third arrest made in confrontation over stolen SUV

The third and final suspect in an armed confrontation over a stolen SUV on June 2 was arrested without further incident Friday,… Continue reading