Rob Ollikainen

EYE ON CLALLAM: County considers finance department

Clallam County commissioners will discuss the second phase of establishing a Finance Department in a meeting that begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday.  The work session… Continue reading

Olympia man killed in Highway 101 wreck south of Brinnon

An Olympia man died Thursday after the pickup he was driving was struck by a dump truck along the Hood Canal south of… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council expected to approve Civic Field deal with Lefties

Agreement enables team to use city-owned stadium through 2024

Clallam Public Utility District awards solar bid to Port Townsend firm

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have awarded a bid to a Port Townsend company to build a community solar project in Sequim.… Continue reading

Long delays around Lake Crescent halted for summer months

Olympic National Park has suspended four-hour delays on U.S. Highway 101 at Lake Crescent on weekdays for the next three and a… Continue reading

William Shore Pool open to dogs Friday just before closure

Facilities to go through 10-month renovation

More jobs, dip in unemployment on Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula employers added more than 200 jobs in April as unemployment dipped slightly in Clallam and Jefferson counties, state officials said. Clallam County… Continue reading

Coast Guard evacuates men from separate vessels off La Push

A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew evacuated a 22-year-old man with a reported hand injury from a fishing vessel about 25 miles off… Continue reading

Celebrations of life set in Port Angeles for tribal members

Celebrations of life are scheduled this week for two tribal members from Port Angeles who were killed on Interstate 5 in Northern… Continue reading

Rollover crash south of Port Townsend closes Highway 20

One lane of state Highway 20 was blocked for about an hour Monday after a single-vehicle, rollover crash south of Port Townsend,… Continue reading

Salute to law enforcement: Fallen officers honored in memorial

Fallen peace officers were remembered in a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park. The Liberty Bell replica was rung 21 times Friday in… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Port Angeles, Clallam County officials to discuss housing

The Port Angeles City Council and Clallam County commissioners will discuss housing issues in a joint meeting at 5 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be… Continue reading

Couple pleads not guilty in identity theft case

A man and woman accused of breaking into vehicles at Olympic National Park trailheads and using stolen credit cards have each pleaded… Continue reading

Barhop to expand into former Dairy Queen in Port Angeles

Barhop Brewing and Artisan Pizza will expand into the former Dairy Queen building on Railroad Avenue in Port Angeles with a new… Continue reading

Long delays around Lake Crescent set to start Monday

Four-hour delays are scheduled to resume Monday on U.S. Highway 101 at Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park officials said. The delays will… Continue reading

Clallam Transit to buy buses with grant funding

Clallam Transit will purchase seven large coach buses with new grant funding, it was announced Wednesday. General Manager Kevin Gallacci told the… Continue reading

Charges to be dismissed against tree activist if she performs community service

Devon Gray, a tree activist who was arrested while protesting the falling of the Lions Park sequoia in January, will have her… Continue reading

Port Angeles eyes traffic cameras to fund safety projects

The Port Angeles City Council has reviewed one city’s use of traffic safety cameras as a force multiplier for police, a deterrent… Continue reading

Four honored with Clallam County Community Service Award

Leslie Kidwell Robertson clutched a pair of paint-splattered sweatpants while accepting a Clallam County Community Service Award last week. Robertson displayed the… Continue reading