Coronavirus

Round 1 vaccines wrapping up

No cases of influenza on Peninsula yet, officials say

The U.S. Capitol is seen, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House approves Trump’s $2K checks, sending to GOP-led Senate

The House voted overwhelmingly Monday to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President… Continue reading

The U.S. Capitol is seen, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Statewide slowdown fuels local optimism

Officials await COVID-19 testing results after holidays

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Inslee issues new travel restrictions

New COVID-19 strain raises concern

Eviction moratorium extended through March in Washington

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has again extended the state’s eviction moratorium, this time through the end of March. Inslee said… Continue reading

Nurse Jess Cigalotti administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Jefferson Healthcare laboratory staffer Lindsay Laughlin at the drive-up site in Port Townsend. More than 750 frontline healthcare workers will have made their immunization appointments by the end of today.
Nurse Jess Cigalotti administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Jefferson Healthcare laboratory staffer Lindsay Laughlin at the drive-up site in Port Townsend. More than 750 frontline healthcare workers will have made their immunization appointments by the end of today.
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Kilmer talks about COVID-19 relief

Town hall preceded Trump’s criticism of legislation

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Port Angeles' Jaida Wood, left, and Kole Acker give their testimonials asking state leaders to allow prep athletes to play sports again.

‘Let Us Play’: Student-athletes give testimonials

Campaign urges less strict COVID-19 metrics to allow prep sports

Port Angeles' Jaida Wood, left, and Kole Acker give their testimonials asking state leaders to allow prep athletes to play sports again.

Hundreds given first dose of Pfizer vaccine on Peninsula

First shipments of Moderna vaccine arrive in Clallam County

Can my employer make me get a COVID-19 vaccine? AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin

Can employers make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory?

The Associated Press Can employers make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory? Yes, with some exceptions. Experts say employers can require employees to take safety measures, including vaccination.… Continue reading

Can my employer make me get a COVID-19 vaccine? AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin
State Rep. Mike Chapman, left, and Crescent School Superintendent Dave Bingham examine enrollment statistics for the school district on Thursday in Joyce. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Crescent’s strategy has kids in classrooms

School district’s track record shows no one has been ill

State Rep. Mike Chapman, left, and Crescent School Superintendent Dave Bingham examine enrollment statistics for the school district on Thursday in Joyce. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
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Interim Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke discusses vaping with the Clallam County Board of Health.

Health officer discusses vaccine prioritization

Widespread vaccinations hoped to start in spring

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Interim Clallam County Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke discusses vaping with the Clallam County Board of Health.
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Kilmer plans telephone town hall

Congressman Derek Kilmer plans a telephone town hall at 6 p.m. Tuesday to provide an update on the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic… Continue reading

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