Coronavirus

Antibody treatment available for some

Infusion for people sick with COVID-19 at high risk for hospitalization

Mask dispute halts Sequim School Board meeting

A Sequim School Board meeting lasted just a few minutes before a dispute between audience members and the school board president about mask… Continue reading

OUR VIEW: Join in fighting common enemy

The enemy isn’t Dr. Allison Berry or Dr. Anthony Fauci. It isn’t Tucker Carlson or any of the others who argue against health mandates. The… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: Current COVID surge is a self-inflicted wound

COVID-19 is raging in Clallam County at unprecedented levels. In the past two weeks, one out of every 100 county residents has tested positive. The… Continue reading

People gather outside the commissioners meeting room at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Tuesday for a public comment session on the recently issued mandate requiring people to be vaccinated for the coronavirus before being allowed to dine or drink indoors at restaurants and bars. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
People gather outside the commissioners meeting room at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Tuesday for a public comment session on the recently issued mandate requiring people to be vaccinated for the coronavirus before being allowed to dine or drink indoors at restaurants and bars. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Rick Mathis, owner of Smuggler’s Landing Restaurant & Lounge in Port Angeles, tallies a customer’s bill on Tuesday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Rick Mathis, owner of Smuggler’s Landing Restaurant & Lounge in Port Angeles, tallies a customer’s bill on Tuesday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Mask mandate protesters gather in front of the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Mask mandate protesters gather in front of the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Another COVID-19 death confirmed

Another death from COVID-19 was confirmed on Friday, on the day when more than 200 people gathered at the Clallam County Courthouse to protest the… Continue reading

Peninsula College to host vaccination clinics

Students in virtual classes not required to be vaccinated

Peninsula counties add COVID-19 cases

A Clallam County long-term care facility outbreak has risen to 21 cases of COVID-19, and a second facility in Clallam is now confirmed to have… Continue reading

No peak yet for new virus cases

Clallam records 161 over weekend; Jefferson adds 17

More health mandates likely

Vaccination proof in restaurants under discussion

Third dose clinics set for immunocompromised

Two drive-through vaccination clinics for immunocompromised individuals who want a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine are scheduled in Chimacum and Port Townsend.… Continue reading

COVID, staffing burden Olympic Peninsula hospitals

The hospital system on the North Olympic Peninsula is strained by the increase of COVID-19 patients and staffing shortages. Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles… Continue reading