Rob Ollikainen

Rob posted 52 stories to Sequim Gazette.
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Sequim man charged with child molestation pleads not guilty

A 47-year-old Sequim man has been charged with five counts of first-degree…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 1:30am

Plea deal reached in federal drug case

A Sequim man accused of trafficking large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine…

  • Aug 16th, 2017 1:30am

Clallam County’s Rainshadow Disc Golf Park dedicated near Blyn

Rainshadow Disc Golf Park dedicated near Blyn

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 1:30am

Spruce Railroad Trail to be reopened this weekend

Hikers and bikers will travel through North Olympic Peninsula history when Spruce…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30am

Clallam to put juvenile justice sales tax on ballot

Clallam County voters this November will decide whether to support a one-tenth…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30am

B-17 WWII bomber flies veterans at Port Angeles during Wings of Freedom tour

A B-17 carrying six World War II veterans took to the skies…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 3:20pm

Peninsula man serving double-murder sentence files for high court review

Darold Stenson has asked the state Supreme Court to review his 1993…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 1:30am

Clallam’s ‘Strait Shot’ gets riders to Bainbridge Island

Getting to Bainbridge Island is as easy as 1-2-3. Clallam Transit’s new…

  • Jun 21st, 2017 1:30am

New disc golf course near Blyn expected to open early summer

Players will be greeted by sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains from…

  • May 13th, 2017 8:30am

Clallam County opens bids for McDonald Creek bridge replacement

Clallam County commissioners on May 9 opened seven bids from Western Washington…

  • May 12th, 2017 1:30am

Peninsula-wide climate march draws more than 400

A crowd of more than 400 marched for climate action on the…

  • May 2nd, 2017 1:55pm

Substantial completion achieved for Carlsborg sewer, securing lower interest rate

In what was described as a “woo-hoo moment,” Clallam County demonstrated substantial…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 1:30am

Clallam Transit approves ‘Strait Shot’ bus service to Bainbridge ferry terminal

Clallam Transit has approved a daily bus service from downtown Port Angeles…

  • Apr 12th, 2017 1:30am

Clallam seeks public defense attorneys

Clallam County is seeking lawyers to represent alleged criminals who can’t afford…

  • Mar 29th, 2017 1:30am

Carlsborg sewer law adopted; commissioners change connection requirements

Clallam County has adopted a new ordinance that will regulate the management…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 1:30am

Red Cross volunteers’ accomplishments acknowledged

Two longtime Clallam County American Red Cross volunteers were honored by the…

  • Mar 15th, 2017 1:30am

Clallam Transit eyes service to Bainbridge

Clallam Transit has proposed daily bus service to the Bainbridge Island ferry…

  • Mar 15th, 2017 1:30am

Trial set in Sequim child rape case

A two-week trial has been set for Nathan A. Chavez, a 30-year-old…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 1:30am

Longtime local veterans advocate’s legacy honored

Venay Money, a longtime Clallam County veterans advocate, was remembered in a…

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 1:30am

Clallam County treasurer announces plan to step down

Citing health concerns caused by work-related stress, Selinda Barkhuis announced Tuesday, Feb.…

  • Feb 21st, 2017 3:11pm

Clallam County raises camping fees by $2

It costs a couple of extra bucks to camp at Salt Creek…

  • Feb 1st, 2017 1:30am

Clallam commissioners back school measures in Sequim, Forks

One week after backing the Port Angeles school levy, Clallam County commissioners…

  • Jan 24th, 2017 4:30pm

Clallam county lifts ban on herbicide use

After years of debate, Clallam County has lifted a 26-year ban on…

  • Jan 17th, 2017 2:50pm

Ozias to chair Clallam board in ‘17

Mark Ozias is the chairman of the Board of Clallam County Commissioners…

  • Jan 11th, 2017 5:36pm

Rowing association’s John Halberg felled by apparent heart attack during workout

John Halberg died doing what he loved. Halberg, founder of the Olympic…

  • Jan 11th, 2017 1:30am

NOAA scientist to review Clallam County herbicide plan

An ecotoxicologist will review a Clallam County proposal to deploy herbicides in…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:30am

County hopes to meet April 1 deadline for Carlsborg sewer

Construction of the Carlsborg sewer is on track to be “substantially completed”…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:30am

Clallam eligible for more funding to replace McDonald Creek bridge; closure expected to begin in May

Clallam County is eligible for more federal funding to replace the Old…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:30am

Suspects sought for failing to appear

Local law enforcement authorities were seeking two suspects who allegedly failed to…

  • Jan 4th, 2017 1:30am

Appeals board backs verdict on huge proposed bed-and-breakfast in Sequim

A Clallam County appeals board has affirmed that the building permit for…

  • Dec 21st, 2016 1:30am

Carlsborg woman arrested on selling, possessing drugs

A Carlsborg woman was arrested outside the Clallam County Courthouse for investigation…

  • Dec 14th, 2016 1:30am

Hearing set for huge proposed bed-and-breakfast on East Sequim Bay Road

A massive structure proposed as a bed-and-breakfast for East Sequim Bay Road…

  • Dec 9th, 2016 3:41pm

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam County commissioners have scheduled a pair of public hearings on the…

  • Nov 30th, 2016 1:30am

Man charged in high-speed chase west of Sequim

A 25-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with attempting to elude…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 1:30am

Peninsula sites proposed for state trust land exchange

Three sites on the North Olympic Peninsula, including an off-stream reservoir for…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 1:30am

Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour

Clallam County Superior Court Judge Brian Coughenour held a four-point lead over…

  • Nov 15th, 2016 3:30pm

Clallam commissioners to mull input before voting on weed eradication plan

The board is considering an ordinance that would allow spot spraying of herbicides as one of several methods to control invasive plants like tansy ragwort, poison hemlock, butterfly bush, knotweed and scotch broom.

  • Nov 9th, 2016 1:30am

Clallam County approves $518,000 lawsuit settlement by 2-1 vote

Agreement would add acre of waterfront land to county parks system

  • Jul 12th, 2016 6:51pm

Fire District shifts staff in summer trial

Clallam County Fire District 3 is moving two full-time firefighters from Blyn to Sequim during peak hours beginning June 1 as part of a three- to four-month trial, district officials said.

  • Jun 8th, 2016 6:34pm

Court records: Suspect in Port Angeles shooting had extensive criminal history

A Port Angeles man accused of initiating a gunfight with law enforcement officers on May 28 has a history of eluding officers and felony drug offenses, court records show.

  • Jun 1st, 2016 7:24pm