Coronavirus

COVID-19 cases rise; lack of in-person meetings questioned

As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket on the North Olympic Peninsula, a Joyce couple questioned the need to continue conducting public meetings remotely during… Continue reading

Finn O'Donnell, center, has finished his quarantine period after testing positive for COVID-19 on Christmas Eve. His stepfather Rico Quirindongo, left, and his mother Kate Dean, both of whom have received vaccines and booster shots, have tested negative numerous times since exposure. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

COVID in the house for the holidays

Dean: Unexpected guest proves advice works

Finn O'Donnell, center, has finished his quarantine period after testing positive for COVID-19 on Christmas Eve. His stepfather Rico Quirindongo, left, and his mother Kate Dean, both of whom have received vaccines and booster shots, have tested negative numerous times since exposure. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Washington reports record number of new COVID cases in one day

The state Department of Health has reported its highest number of new coronavirus cases in one… Continue reading

Omicron spike affecting children also nationwide

Putting children in the hospital in close to record numbers

COVID-19 spike attributed to holidays, events

At least 13 confirmed to be omicron

Two more on Peninsula reported dead from COVID-19

Most recent deaths raise Clallam’s total from the virus to 80

Kraken cancels today’s game as COVID cases rise

The latest wave of coronavirus-related shutdowns across the NHL has closed 10 teams’ facilities and left just eight games on the schedule before the holiday… Continue reading

Over 11 million COVID vaccine doses given in Washington state in past year

Since the first COVID-19 vaccine shipment arrived in Washington state one year ago, more than 11.3 million doses of vaccine have been administered… Continue reading

Sequencing tests underway for wrestling teams

Health officer monitors outbreak for omicron variant

Authorities warn of omicron surge

Peninsula health officer urges vaccinations

Oregon confirms first 3 cases of omicron variant

Oregon on Monday became the latest state to confirm cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19, officials said. The… Continue reading

Three die from COVID-19 in Clallam County

Health officer: Misinformation still being circulated