Coronavirus

Online only urged for Clallam schools; hybrid plans in Jefferson

Citing a recent spike in COVID-19 infections, the Clallam County health department recommended Tuesday that schools open only for remote learning in September. Meanwhile, county… Continue reading

Clallam courts delay jury trials

The Clallam County Superior Court has delayed all jury trials beginning today until after Sept. 7. The emergency order issued by Judge… Continue reading

Peninsula College moves Saturday ceremony online

Peninsula College has moved its Saturday commencement ceremony online because of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Clallam County, particularly in… Continue reading

Clallam County schools urged to start fall online

The Clallam County Health Department has recommended that all schools start the fall with remote learning. A recent spike in COVID-19 cases has put the… Continue reading

Six new COVID-19 cases reported in Clallam

County now in high-risk category; in-person schooling ‘in jeopardy’

New Rules for Back-to-School online edition

New Rules for Back-to-School online edition

Our 2020 New Rules for Back-to-School special section is out! Inside, you’ll find stories on classroom safety, remote learning, homeschooling and more. Click here to… Continue reading

New Rules for Back-to-School online edition
Drive-thru testing in Port Angeles

Drive-thru testing in Port Angeles

Ralph Parker, chief nursing officer for Olympic Medical Center, secures a nasal swab from a motorist during drive-up testing for COVID-19 on Saturday, Aug. 15,… Continue reading

Drive-thru testing in Port Angeles
(Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

COVID-19 takes a life on Peninsula

Clallam man dies, 10 cases added Jefferson’s total rises by two

(Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
‘Drive-through’ Back to School Fairs set in Port Angeles, Sequim

‘Drive-through’ Back to School Fairs set in Port Angeles, Sequim

Both Port Angeles and Sequim’s annual Back to School Fairs have been re-engineered in light of COVID-19. Both will be “drive-through” events, with volunteers handing… Continue reading

‘Drive-through’ Back to School Fairs set in Port Angeles, Sequim

Peninsula schools deciding on reopening plans

Public school districts across the North Olympic Peninsula are in the process of finalizing plans for reopening classes this fall during a pandemic, with the… Continue reading

Clallam County provides relief funds to PUD customers

Clallam County commissioners have allocated federal COVID-19 relief funds to the Clallam County Public Utility District for residential utility assistance. The $45,200… Continue reading

Inslee visits latest COVID-19 hot spot in state

Gov. Jay Inslee visited on Thursday a town in Okanogan County, site of the latest… Continue reading

Infection rates reached through formula

Data updated in both Clallam, Jefferson counties

Jefferson County schools prepare to open

Districts eye mix of in-person, online learning