Rob Ollikainen

Cash registers stolen in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Three cash reregisters were stolen in and around Port Angles late Sunday or early today. "They broke two windows, and it looked… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman sings for country, stepson

PORT ANGELES -- Teresa Pierce belts out the high notes to "The Star-Spangled Banner" with the American flag draped behind her. A strong sense of… Continue reading

Port Angeles police investigate tire slashings on 27 cars

PORT ANGELES -- Tires on at least 27 cars were slashed last week during an overnight spree, Port Angeles Deputy Chief Brian Smith said. Police… Continue reading

Highway, college project survive House cuts

The budget ax will miss the widening project for U.S. Highway 101 between Port Angeles and Sequim, the construction of Maier Hall at Peninsula College… Continue reading

Police investigate rash of Port Angeles tire slashings

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles Police Department is investigating a wave of tire slashings that occurred late Thursday and early today in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Peninsula hospitals link up for Hood Canal Bridge closure

PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's three hospital districts have teamed up to form a call center for patients in need of a specialist… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula’s hospitals to team when Hood Canal Bridge out

The North Olympic Peninsula’s three hospital districts have teamed up to form a call center for patients in need of a specialist during the six-week… Continue reading

Clallam chain gang gets new transport

PORT ANGELES -- The chain gang has a new set of wheels. The Clallam County Sheriff's Office has replaced an antiquated ambulance with a 1997… Continue reading

Nippon paper mill to close for 16 days, furlough 75 to 80

PORT ANGELES -- In response to a slumping economy, Nippon Paper Industries USA will extend its regular biennial maintenance closure from five to 16 days,… Continue reading

Nippon mill to curtail production

PORT ANGELES -- In response to a slumping economy, Nippon Paper Industries USA will extend its regular maintenance outage from five days to 16 days.… Continue reading

Clallam Democrats join Jefferson in Border Patrol stance

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Democratic Central Committee has voted unanimously to adopt a Jefferson County Democrats resolution that opposes increased U.S. Border Patrol… Continue reading

It’s gusty, but no major damage reported

High wind ruffled some hairdos on Tuesday afternoon but caused no significant damage on the North Olympic Peninsula, emergency officials said. The National Weather Service… Continue reading

Clallam releases Forks from debt

PORT ANGELES -- A four-year dispute between Clallam County and the city of Forks is nearly resolved. The county is releasing Forks from $17,132.65 in… Continue reading

Sequim man recalls Okinawa invasion on April 1, 1945

SEQUIM -- For Charles Meacham, April 1 isn't April Fool's Day. It's a reminder of heroism. The former Marine Raider was on the front lines… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center approves $2 million contract for electronic medical records

PORT ANGELES -- Doctors and nurses at Olympic Medical Center soon will have access to patients' medical records at the click of a mouse. Five… Continue reading

Port Angeles on federal list for Mexican drug trafficking OPNET: Report reflects entire area

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles is one of 24 Washington state cities listed in a federal report showing the presence of Mexican drug trafficking activity.… Continue reading

Commissioners in Forks vote 2-1 against suicide law

FORKS -- Forks Community Hospital has become the second hospital on the North Olympic Peninsula that will not participate in Initiative 1000, a measure voters… Continue reading

Gottschalks building for lease in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Facing bankruptcy and possible liquidation, Gottschalks Inc. has put 69 of its retail stores on the market, including the department store in… Continue reading

Log truck hits power pole; two hospitalized

FORKS -- Charles Richards, 35, of Forks, was hospitalized with cuts and bruises after the 2003 Kenworth logging truck he was driving crashed into a… Continue reading

Clallam gun range debated again

PORT ANGELES -- Should Clallam County spend $14,721 for an environmental study on former county land managed by the state Department of Natural Resources for… Continue reading