Rob Ollikainen

Benjamin G. Bonner, seated, sits with attorney John Hayden, left, as Clallam County chief criminal deputy prosecuting attorney Michele Devlin reads a narrative describing the death of Cynthia Little of Sequim and her dog, Jack, during Bonner’s sentencing Tuesday in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Killer of Sequim woman committed to psychiatric hospital

Bonner acquitted of second-degree murder on grounds he was legally insane at time of crime

 

Clallam PUD lowers cost of smart meter opt-out and adds self-read option

Policy revised for those opposed to devices

 

Clallam PUD to offer solar as a pilot project

You won’t need solar panels on your roof to harness the sun’s energy if you live in the Clallam County Public Utility District come November.… Continue reading

 

Sequim man pleads guilty to child molestation charge

A Sequim man accused of having sexual contact with a young girl has pleaded guilty to first-degree child molestation. Gerald “Jay” Brownfield, 49, will be… Continue reading

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

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

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