Rob Ollikainen

Higher ground for Quileute Tribal School in La Push

All was quiet in a misty clearing surrounded by a coastal forest near La Push on Tuesday. Three years from now, the… Continue reading


Lot rezoned at Olympic Medical Center to allow for parking expansion

Olympic Medical Center has had a residential lot rezoned to allow for a potential parking expansion at its Port Angeles campus. The… Continue reading


Port Angeles City Council to consider 1 percent levy increase

The Port Angeles City Council is expected to approve next week a 1 percent property tax levy increase. The council passed a… Continue reading


Port Angeles 10th Street work slow but steady

Crews are making “steady progress” on 10th Street reconstruction in west Port Angeles despite periods of rain, a city engineer said Wednesday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council member wins senior pageant

Cherie Kidd was first runner-up at the Ms. Senior Universe pageant in Las Vegas last weekend, matching a feat she achieved at… Continue reading

World War II veteran in Port Angeles continues to serve

Veterans helping veterans. That’s what Veterans Day means to Tom McKeown Sr. McKeown, 96, has served his fellow veterans in the decades… Continue reading

Park, bell trashed, council told; a few bad apples, say those who defend homeless

Veterans Memorial Park is being overrun by graffiti, trash and human waste, the Port Angeles City Council was told last week. The… Continue reading

No changes seen in election outcomes after count of 12,141 more ballots in Clallam County

Clallam County candidates who were leading on election day held their ground when the Auditor’s Office counted 12,141 additional ballots in the… Continue reading

Port Angeles council OKs utility rate increase

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a 1 percent rate increase on residential utility customers’ total bills that will take effect… Continue reading

Clallam County District Court 2 race too close to call

In the closest Clallam County election contest in recent memory, Forks-area attorney John Black and Superior Court Judge Erik Rohrer were separated… Continue reading

Initial count finds slight lead of Neupert over Hayden in Clallam County District Court 1 race

Dave Neupert was leading Suzanne Hayden by 3 percentage points Tuesday in their race to replace long-time Clallam County District Court 1… Continue reading

Walker heads for District Court judgeship

Mindy Walker is the apparent winner in the race for Jefferson County District Court judge. Walker had 9,973 votes to Noah Harrison’s… Continue reading

Alleged co-conspirator in meth smuggling plot pleads guilty to drug possession

An alleged co-conspirator in a plot to smuggle methamphetamine into the Clallam Bay Corrections Center has pleaded guilty to drug possession. Jose… Continue reading

Port Angeles man gets two years in prison for jail assault, thefts

A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for assaulting a Clallam County jail officer and… Continue reading

Joyce woman arrested after chase in Neah Bay

A Joyce woman was arrested after a high-speed chase in Neah Bay on Saturday, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office said. Tami M.… Continue reading

Clallam commissioner: Gains seen in opioid epidemic

Health officials in Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties have made progress in their fight against the opioid epidemic, Clallam County Commissioner Mark… Continue reading

Medicare cuts to hit OMC

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will cut payments for patient visits to Olympic Medical Center’s off-site clinics by 60… Continue reading

Two treated and discharged after Carlsborg wreck

A Sequim man and a Port Angeles woman were treated and discharged from Olympic Medical Center after a three-vehicle wreck at the intersection… Continue reading

Peninsula promoters urged to explore geotourism during tourism summit

Quality trumps quantity when it comes to tourism, a keynote speaker said at the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Summit on Thursday. Promoters of… Continue reading

Clallam County approves draft Shoreline Master Program

In what was described as a “milestone” for Clallam County, the three commissioners approved Tuesday a final draft Shoreline Master Program for… Continue reading