Rob Ollikainen

Audience members listen to a discussion on the Clallam County Public Utility District’s residential meter policy at the PUD headquarters in Carlsborg on March 11. Photo by Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News

Clallam PUD tables proposal for a lower opt-out fee on smart meters

After hearing more concerns about smart meters, Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners tabled a proposal to lower opt-out fees from $30 to $18 a… Continue reading


Olympic Peninsula YMCA begins fundraising campaign

Donations to provide financial assistance for those who need it


Port Angeles woman wins suit against Walmart

A federal jury has awarded $744,620 in damages to a former pharmacist at the Port Angeles and Sequim Walmart stores who could not administer immunizations… Continue reading


Sequim man charged in Florida with child molestation

A Sequim man has been charged in Florida with two counts of child molestation for alleged crimes that occurred there between 2012 and 2015, court… Continue reading

Attorney: Beating death case of Sequim woman is ‘inching toward resolution’

A murder case involving the beating death of a 71-year-old Sequim woman is “inching toward a resolution,” Benjamin G. Bonner’s attorney said. Bonner, 19, of… Continue reading

One person hurt in Blyn wreck

One person sustained a head injury in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Blyn on Jan. 16, the State Patrol said. Brian L.… Continue reading

Trial set for Bainbridge Island man accused in killing of Sequim woman

A February trial has been set in Benjamin G. Bonner’s murder case after a state psychiatrist determined that evidence of his legal sanity at the… Continue reading

Sequim man accused of assault after car prowl, chase

Nathan O. Reid was arrested last week for allegedly pointing a weapon or gun-shaped stick at a man who had chased him for burglarizing his… Continue reading

Clallam Transit board approves labor agreement

The Clallam Transit board has approved a three-year labor agreement that provides retroactive pay and three years worth of raises for bus drivers, dispatchers and… Continue reading

Sequim motorcyclist arrested at gunpoint after high speed chase

A Sequim man was arrested at gunpoint last week after he allegedly drove a motorcycle at speeds of more than 110 mph in a 40… Continue reading

Clallam PUD opposes carbon fee initiative

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have resolved to oppose a state ballot measure that would slap a fee on large carbon polluters. District commissioners… Continue reading

Maguire to step down as Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts director

The frontman for the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts will drop the microphone in December. Dan Maguire, ninth-year executive director of the Port… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child molestation

Brian Russell Dilley was charged Sept. 6 with the first-degree child molestation of a 4-year-old girl. Dilley, 37, of Sequim, will be arraigned on the… Continue reading

Wreck near Sequim Bay injures two

Two Clallam County drivers were injured Sept. 6 in a rear-end collision that involved a log truck on US Highway 101 northwest of Blyn, the… Continue reading

Wheels down: Agnew’s Mackay completes wheelchair journey from Idaho

A triumphant Ian Mackay last week crossed the Clallam-Jefferson County line with supporters cheering him on. On Aug. 24, Mackay was nearing the end of… Continue reading

Man arrested on warrants, drug offenses

Clallam County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a convicted felon who had two outstanding warrants and was seen on video surveillance fleeing from the 7 Cedars… Continue reading

Cause of fire south of Blyn under investigation

The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating the cause of a brush fire that burned on a hill south of Blyn on July 27,… Continue reading

Clallam County deputies seek information about wanted man

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office was searching for a convicted felon who fled from the 7 Cedars Casino after deputies arrived on July 27. Anthony… Continue reading

Canoes welcomed at Hollywood Beach during Paddle to Puyallup

Weary pullers were greeted with smiles and warm Lower Elwha Klallam hospitality Friday, July 20, as the Tribal Canoe Journey arrived in Port Angeles. Twenty-two… Continue reading

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as the West End… Continue reading