Coronavirus

Fishers now qualify for aid in federal loan program

Fishers are now able to count their crew as part of their employee payroll to qualify for federal loans intended… Continue reading

Generosity fuels COVID-19 fund donations

Health care workers, police officers and loved ones were honored with donations made in their name to the COVID-19 Relief Fund. The fund, which is… Continue reading

How to donate, apply for funds

The Peninsula Daily News and Olympic Community Action Programs converted the Peninsula Home Fund into the COVID-19 Relief Fund to create a way for neighbors… Continue reading

Peninsula counties to consider Phase 3

Dr. Allison Unthank, Clallam County health officer, is unsure if the county Board of Health will approve applying to move into Phase 3 on Tuesday.… Continue reading

Committee begins work on epidemic recovery plan

ICC made up of representatives from Jefferson County

Wearing face mask while carrying a gun said to be legal

Law enforcement official believes there is no law to the contary

Face masks to be required in Washington state

Order to come into effect Friday

Peninsula health officials laud statewide masking order

The North Olympic Peninsula’s two county health officers said a statewide masking order for COVID-19 will improve compliance. Gov. Jay Inslee, who ordered masks for… Continue reading

Inslee announces options for higher education in-person instruction

Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced recommendations for public and private colleges and universities, which can resume in-person classroom instruction… Continue reading

Jefferson Community Foundation raises more than $542,000 in relief funds

Six hundred donors have swelled the Jefferson Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund to $542,000. The foundation had dispersed by Friday $500,660 to… Continue reading

Less traffic, better air, more relaxed living amid pandemic

Reduced traffic and work commutes have likely lowered nitrogen dioxide pollution and improved people’s quality of life during the… Continue reading

State mask order lauded

Health officials see it as aid to entering Phase 3

Stocks slide on Wall Street as coronavirus cases surge

By Alex Veiga | The Associated Press Stocks were down sharply on Wall Street as data showing new coronavirus cases in the U.S. have climbed… Continue reading

Campgrounds opening in Jefferson County

State park campgrounds now ready; county parks opening Thursday

50 National Guard members start work on jobless aid backlog

Fifty members of the National Guard are helping to clear a backlog of state unemployment benefit… Continue reading