Port of Port Townsend to conduct meeting via video

Commissioners for the Port of Port Townsend will discuss their response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday through video conference. The meeting… Continue reading

Trump issues virus disaster declaration for Washington state

President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for Washington and ordered federal assistance for the state, tribal and local response to the… Continue reading

OTA plans Facebook participation for Young Thespians group

Olympic Theatre Arts has created a new Facebook group especially for the Young Thespian program. Initial invitees will be from the class session… Continue reading

Walking along the Elwha River

Maiah Taitingfong, 11, picks her way through a boulder field along the Elwha River in Olympic National Park on Saturday, followed by her grandmother, Lovena… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County update on COVID-19 planned Monday

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update on COVID-19 from Dr. Tom Locke, county public health officer, at 9:45 a.m. Monday. The meeting… Continue reading

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over proposed lodging place at Sequim Bay

Suit was filed against county’s community development director

No weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. Comments, including… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber panel to discuss business recovery

The Port Angeles Chamber’s new Business Recovery Committee will meet online at 11 a.m. Wednesday and is seeking input from residents. The… Continue reading

State unemployment claims skyrocket

OLYMPIA – The state saw a big hike the second week of March in the number of unemployment claims filed. During the week of March… Continue reading

Jefferson County aims to stop late fees for property taxes

While the Jefferson County Treasurer’s office is encouraging property owners who can do so to pay their property taxes early to support… Continue reading

State death toll rises to 94

Drive-thru testing offered in Tacoma

Makah Tribe orders Neah Bay residents to shelter in place

The Makah Tribe has enacted a shelter-in-place order and banned all gatherings outside the home as well as non-essential travel. The Makah… Continue reading

Nationally, hospitals fear surge of virus cases, supply shortages

Government and hospital leaders are increasingly sounding the alarm about the health care system in the… Continue reading

Sequim offers utility relief program

The City of Sequim will work with utility customers whose finances are strained by COVID-19 restrictions and will not charge delinquency fees or… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County, Sequim to conduct meetings online

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners are encouraging the public to view their meetings online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioners will conduct a… Continue reading

Confirmed COVID-19 cases grow to 10 on Peninsula

Four new cases of the COVID-19 virus were confirmed in Clallam and Jefferson counties Saturday, including the first two known to be… Continue reading

Peninsula Daily News offices close to walk-in traffic

The Peninsula Daily News offices in Port Angeles and Port Townsend are closed to public walk-in business as of Monday. The closure has been implemented… Continue reading

Sequim declares COVID-19 a civil emergency

Civic Center closes to public, council meeting goes virtual