Rob Ollikainen

Port Angeles council to consider multi-family housing action

The Port Angeles City Council is considering a property tax exemption to spur multi-family housing development. The first step would be to… Continue reading


Morning Jefferson County wrecks attributed to black ice

Black ice contributed to back-to-back wrecks on state Highway 104 on Monday morning, one of which involved a parked ambulance, the State… Continue reading


History of news: Peninsula journalists take stock during panel on new book

A panel of journalists reflected on the history of the local news media and made predictions about the future of the industry… Continue reading


Luring attempt reported at Port Angeles middle school

City police were investigating a reported luring incident at Stevens Middle School that occurred after wresting practice Thursday. A 14-year-old boy told… Continue reading

Port Angeles police warn of imposters posing as city workers

A police alert was issued after two men claiming to be city utility employees tried to enter a house on the 800… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber’s skating rink draws thousands

It turns out Port Angeles has an affinity for ice skating, business leaders heard Wednesday. The first-year Port Angeles Winter Ice Village… Continue reading

Panelists to discuss book on Peninsula media

An author who penned a book on the history of the North Olympic Peninsula news media will be featured in two panel… Continue reading

State Patrol: Highway 112 near Clallam Bay closes for three hours after driver flees wreck

State Highway 112 was closed for about three hours Sunday after a man crashed a pickup into a guardrail near Clallam Bay… Continue reading

‘Lots of opportunity’ for arts: New leader looks ahead for Juan de Fuca Foundation

Kayla Oakes, the new executive director of the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts, brings a knowledge of the local arts… Continue reading

Suggestions accepted for small changes to Port Angeles comprehensive plan

The Port Angeles Planning Commission has opened a public comment period for suggestions for minor changes to the city’s comprehensive plan. The… Continue reading

Activist arrested after sequoia felled pleads not guilty

A tree activist who was arrested while protesting the early-morning cutting of the long-debated Lions Park sequoia last week has pleaded not… Continue reading

Inaugural season of Port Angeles ice skating rink closes in the black

The Port Angeles Winter Ice Village will close for the season today, having exceeded organizers’ expectations for first-year attendance and community support.… Continue reading

Recent storms feed snowpack in Olympic Mountains

The new year will begin with a near-normal snowpack in the Olympic Mountains. Thanks to a series of recent storms, Olympic snowpack… Continue reading

Debris continues to litter Port Angeles’ Lincoln Park after windstorm

The city parks department is still in “cleanup mode” after a windstorm knocked down at least eight trees in Lincoln Park on… Continue reading

Cold, wet man turns himself in after chase from Forks

An Auburn man has been arrested for investigation of eluding a pursuing police vehicle, hit-and-run and reckless endangerment after leading Forks police on… Continue reading

Port Angeles man, 70, to run in race at bottom of world

Bruce Skinner loves to run and travel. The longtime Olympic Medical Center Foundation executive director will do plenty of both in March… Continue reading

Authorities seek driver after 7-mile pursuit in Forks

Authorities were searching on Thursday for the driver of a vehicle who led Forks police on a 7-mile pursuit on U.S. Highway 101.… Continue reading

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                                A Clallam Transit bus waits at The Gateway transit center in Port Angeles for a run to Sequim while a local bus pulls in behind it on Wednesday.

Clallam Transit approves 2019 budget

Clallam Transit’s governing board has approved a $10.3 million operating budget that funnels $426,240 to reserves, aiming to keep the agency on… Continue reading

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                                A Clallam Transit bus waits at The Gateway transit center in Port Angeles for a run to Sequim while a local bus pulls in behind it on Wednesday.

Mobile app new tool for coastal observations

The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee has announced the launch of a state-sponsored tool to report storms, floods and king tides. The… Continue reading

Jobless rate rises on Peninsula

Unemployment was up in Clallam and Jefferson counties last month as 372 North Olympic Peninsula residents joined the labor force, the state Employment Security Department… Continue reading