Coronavirus

Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

By David Koenig | AP Airlines Writer The number of Americans getting on airplanes has sunk to a level not seen in more than 60… Continue reading

Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

Economy unlikely to recover as fast as it collapsed

President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life “like… Continue reading

Faith communities find ways to celebrate holidays virtually

Faith communities find ways to celebrate holidays virtually

Faith communities across the North Olympic Peninsula are marking Holy Week in innovative ways while observing social distancing and the state stay-home order during the… Continue reading

Faith communities find ways to celebrate holidays virtually
Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes

Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes

Inmates at a Washington state prison staged a large protest following new coronavirus diagnoses at the facility… Continue reading

Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes
Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout… Continue reading

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

COVID-19 outbreak in Jefferson contained

Small number infected in March, health officer says

Port Angeles City Council OKs utility, rental assistance

The Port Angeles City Council has approved $300,000 in financial assistance for utility customers and renters during the COVID-19 crisis. It also… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend delays late fees
Port of Port Townsend delays late fees

US to buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by fall

By Associated Press The federal government will buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by the end of August for $489.4 million. GM said it will… Continue reading

Inslee sending back DOD field hospital

Facility was expected to have at least 250 beds

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus

Boeing will continue its shutdown of production indefinitely at its Seattle-area facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus. The company said in… Continue reading

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus

Grants available for small businesses

Program provides limited funds for North Olympic Peninsula

Inslee: Special session likely because of virus outbreak

State Legislature isn’t scheduled to return until next January but may be called back

OlyCAP changes shelter locations in light of epidemic

OlyCAP changes shelter locations in light of epidemic

Multiple locations to be used to allow for social distancing

OlyCAP changes shelter locations in light of epidemic

Peninsula libraries expand online offerings

While all North Olympic Peninsula public libraries are closed because of COVID-19 concerns, online resources remain available with expanded access. Jefferson County public libraries are… Continue reading

THING festival postponed to 2021

THING festival has postponed its second year to take place in summer of 2021 because of the state’s stay-at-home order to slow… Continue reading

Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight

Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight

President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair… Continue reading

Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight

County economic development councils helping businesses

Teams assisting with loan, grant applications, planning for the future