Coronavirus

Kitty Sokkappa is among the fitness instructors teaching online for the Olympic Peninsula YMCA. (Photo courtesy of Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula YMCA)
Kitty Sokkappa is among the fitness instructors teaching online for the Olympic Peninsula YMCA. (Photo courtesy of Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula YMCA)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Health officers: New state plan ties Peninsula from advancing

Clallam, Jefferson counties fortunes combined with Kitsap, Mason success

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at a news conference Tuesday at the Capitol in Olympia. Inslee said some COVID-19 restrictions in Washington will be eased beginning next week and the state will change its reopening plan to move from a county-based oversight system to one focused on regions. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Governor announces new COVID-19 reopening plan

North Olympic Peninsula tied to Kitsap, Mason counties

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at a news conference Tuesday at the Capitol in Olympia. Inslee said some COVID-19 restrictions in Washington will be eased beginning next week and the state will change its reopening plan to move from a county-based oversight system to one focused on regions. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)
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Sixteen new cases reported since Thursday night on Peninsula

Sixteen new COVID-19 cases have been reported on the North Olympic Peninsula since Thursday night as local health officials wait to see… Continue reading

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Former Clallam Bay corrections officer dies from COVID-19 complications

A corrections officer who once worked at Clallam Bay Correctional Center has died of complications of COVID-19, the state Department of Corrections announced.… Continue reading

Nurse Kelly Bower with the Jamestown Family Health Clinic gives a Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Capt. Derrell Sharp with Clallam County Fire District 3 on Tuesday at the fire station’s headquarters. Clinic leaders say they’ve begun circulating the vaccine to first responders and plan to offer community vaccinations in the coming weeks. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim first responders receive Moderna vaccine

Community vaccinations tentatively begin in coming weeks for residents 75 and older

Nurse Kelly Bower with the Jamestown Family Health Clinic gives a Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Capt. Derrell Sharp with Clallam County Fire District 3 on Tuesday at the fire station’s headquarters. Clinic leaders say they’ve begun circulating the vaccine to first responders and plan to offer community vaccinations in the coming weeks. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Clallam County surge grows to 18

Nearly 3,000 on Peninsula receive first vaccine dose

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2020 file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  State lawmakers across the country will be convening in 2021 with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic rippling through much of their work — and even affecting the way they work. After 10 months of emergency orders and restrictions from governors and local executive officials, some state lawmakers are eager to reassert their power over statewide decisions shaping the way people shop, work, worship and attend school  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Inslee extends virus restrictions until Jan. 11

Governor to announce next week more details on plan to safely reopen

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2020 file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporters at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.  State lawmakers across the country will be convening in 2021 with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic rippling through much of their work — and even affecting the way they work. After 10 months of emergency orders and restrictions from governors and local executive officials, some state lawmakers are eager to reassert their power over statewide decisions shaping the way people shop, work, worship and attend school  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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Sequim creates canopy tent program to help eateries

Permits not required under emergency order in pandemic

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The Port of Port Angeles’ 1010 Building, near William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles, currently houses the county’s Social Distancing Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Social Distancing Center lease extended

Action taken before Thursday expiration date

The Port of Port Angeles’ 1010 Building, near William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles, currently houses the county’s Social Distancing Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam outbreak grows to 15 cases

Jefferson schools plan more in-person teaching