Rob Ollikainen

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

Fire District 3 commissioners to place levy lid lift on November ballot

Voters in the Sequim area and a small part of East Jefferson County will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift for Clallam County… Continue reading

Peninsula protest sees more than 675 rally against federal immigration policy

More than 675 protesters gathered near the U.S. Border Patrol station in Port Angeles on Saturday, June 30, to rally against federal immigration policies. Similar… Continue reading

Clallam Fire District 3 votes to place levy lid lift measure on ballot

SEQUIM — Sequim-area voters will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift that would allow Clallam County Fire District No. 3 to maintain current… Continue reading

Clallam County deputy accused of sex crimes

A former Clallam County corrections deputy is facing charges of inappropriate touching of eight female inmates and having sexual contact with another woman in the… Continue reading

County health officer announces resignation

Dr. Christopher Frank will step down as Clallam County health officer Aug. 3, he announced last week. Frank, who became Clallam County health officer in… Continue reading

Former treasurer files for prosecuting attorney race

Former Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis has filed to run against the prosecuting attorney who sued her in 2016. Meanwhile, primary and general election contests… Continue reading

Bluff erosion has county planning culvert replacement

A poorly-designed culvert has hastened the erosion of a bluff canyon between Sequim and Port Angeles, forcing a temporary road closure and an unplanned culvert… Continue reading

Sequim man dies after boat capsizes

A 58-year-old Sequim man has died after the boat he was fishing on was struck by a wave and capsized near Tatoosh Island, the Clallam… Continue reading