Rob Ollikainen

EDC requests funds, partnership with public utility district

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have been asked to consider a $20,000 funding request and partnership with Clallam County Economic Development Corp., or EDC.… Continue reading

Peninsula receives more than $1 million for fish barrier removal

Clallam and Jefferson counties have received $1.01 million in state funding for fish barrier removal projects, part of a $25 million investment that will provide… Continue reading

Peninsula labor force, jobless rate grows

The North Olympic Peninsula labor force grew by 334 last month while Clallam and Jefferson county unemployment rose by nearly 1 percentage point in June,… Continue reading

Wreck injures 6, blocks traffic on US Highway 101 at Elwha River bridge

A Port Angeles man who allegedly caused a six-vehicle pileup while allegedly driving nearly three times over the legal limit for alcohol last week was… Continue reading

Court denies further review of former Sequim man’s appeal of sex offense conviction

A former Sequim man’s longstanding appeal of a 2008 sex offense involving his ex-girlfriend has been exhausted, Clallam County prosecutors said. The state Supreme Court… Continue reading

Collin J. Kennedy

Olympia man sentenced for Sequim burglaries

An Olympia man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a pair of burglaries that occurred in the Sequim area last year, the… Continue reading

Collin J. Kennedy

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. District commissioners… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with intent to sell meth

Sequim man to have first court appearance Friday

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

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

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