Rob Ollikainen

Neah Bay access still open to one lane

NEAH BAY -- One lane of traffic remained open on state Highway 112 near Neah Bay on Wednesday where a landslide blocked the road Monday… Continue reading

Crews open one lane to Neah Bay after slide

NEAH BAY -- Crews had opened one lane of Neah Bay's only paved access road Tuesday evening after a large rock slide hit state Highway… Continue reading

Winter weather grips Clallam County

PORT ANGELES -- The second wave of a stubborn polar onslaught brought more snow to the North Olympic Peninsula lowlands on Thursday. The region hunkered… Continue reading

UPDATE: Six inches or more of new snow expected tonight through tomorrow night

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story will be updated on as weather forecasts warrant. Click below the weather icon at the upper right of the home… Continue reading

Harbor-Works board, tribal council discuss Rayonier site’s future in light of Y’Innis, the ancient village

PORT ANGELES -- The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe wants to see the former Rayonier Inc. pulp mill site cleaned up, said tribal chairwoman Francis Charles… Continue reading

It’s going to get c-c-cold: Crews brace for snow and frigid temperatures

Crews across the North Olympic Peninsula are bracing for the season's first winter storm, which has been predicted to blow in subfreezing temperatures after a… Continue reading

Brown arraignment on vehicular homicide charge rescheduled; victim’s mother speaks out

PORT ANGELES -- The untimely death of her son, Benjamin Merscher, has shattered her family emotionally, said Mitzi Sanders, after watching the woman accused of… Continue reading

First Federal CEO speaks frankly about the economic meltdown and banks in talk to Chamber of Commerce

PORT ANGELES -- Most community banks have the capital to survive the current recession, the head of one of them told the Port Angeles Regional… Continue reading

Border Patrol boards Peninsula’s bus line to Seattle

PORT ANGELES -- Bus riders can expect Border Patrol agents to board an Olympic Bus Lines bus at least once a week to question riders,… Continue reading

Vandals hit Christmas display made of sand; teen girls caught on camera

PORT ANGELES -- A pair of Grinches tried to steal Christmas at The Landing on Wednesday night, Port Angeles police said, but organizers of the… Continue reading

$350,000 bail set for driver in fatal head-on who’s charged with vehicular homicide

PORT ANGELES -- Bail was set Wednesday at $350,000 for Engre Louise Brown of Sequim, who will be arraigned on Tuesday on a charge of… Continue reading

On eve of Stenson’s canceled execution, lawyers argue over DNA

PORT ANGELES -- On the eve of Darold Ray Stenson's canceled execution, lawyers on Tuesday hashed out an order for additional DNA testing in the… Continue reading

Supreme Court backs Clallam judge’s stay; Sequim killer’s Wednesday execution canceled

OLYMPIA -- Wednesday's scheduled execution of Darold Ray Stenson was canceled Monday evening by the Department of Corrections after the state Supreme Court earlier in… Continue reading

Clallam retailers ramp up (and hope) for day after Thanksgiving shopping frenzy

PORT ANGELES -- The early birds are out. It's Black Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving -- kickoff for the Christmas shopping season. Retailers were… Continue reading

Salvation Army feeds small army on day before Thanksgiving

PORT ANGELES -- Andrew Florence is a long way from home. Yet Florence, 12, found a way to lend a helping hand while he spends… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Supreme Court asked to rule in execution of Sequim murderer

OLYMPIA — Washington state has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a stay of execution for Darold Ray Stenson. Stenson, 55, has been scheduled… Continue reading

Jail bail could mean brig for AWOL Marine in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Colorado fugitive Lance Hering likely would be turned over to federal authorities if he posts bail in Clallam County, Superior Court Judge… Continue reading

Planning to surrender, AWOL Marine says

PORT ANGELES -- Lance Hering, the Colorado Marine who faked his disappearance for more than two years, told police he had planned to turn himself… Continue reading

AWOL Marine being investigated in Clallam County before Corps claims their man

PORT ANGELES -- The U.S. Marine Corps appears to be in no hurry to send an AWOL fugitive with long, blond hair and a scraggly… Continue reading

Marine’s father: ‘I love my son’

PORT ANGELES -- Lance Hering threw a wide smile in his father's direction as the young AWOL Marine entered Clallam County Superior Court on Monday.… Continue reading