Coronavirus

Officials opt to keep schools closed in Washington state

Officials opt to keep schools closed in Washington state

Order asks to plan for potential expansion of closures into summer, fall

Officials opt to keep schools closed in Washington state
Work crews sanitize Sequim public areas

Work crews sanitize Sequim public areas

The work of members of the Public Works Department has been redirected to sanitize several public spaces, city officials said last week. The… Continue reading

Work crews sanitize Sequim public areas
Peninsula comes together to sew homemade face masks
Peninsula comes together to sew homemade face masks
No COVID-19 testing at home yet, but quicker options coming

No COVID-19 testing at home yet, but quicker options coming

Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky. They’ve stopped companies… Continue reading

No COVID-19 testing at home yet, but quicker options coming
States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers

States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers

Experts and health officials who are trying to plan a response to the coronavirus outbreak are missing a critical piece of information —… Continue reading

States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers

CDC urges masks for all

One more COVID-19 case confirmed on Peninsula

Centrum faces the new reality
Centrum faces the new reality
Donations swell COVID-19 Relief Fund
Donations swell COVID-19 Relief Fund

How to donate, how to apply for funds

Olympic Community Action Programs is taking applications for those on the North Olympic Peninsula who are in need of grants from the COVID-19 Relief Fund.… Continue reading

Inslee vetoes millions in spending

Inslee vetoes millions in spending

‘Fiscal ship …in troubled waters’

Inslee vetoes millions in spending
Northwest Maritime Center offering online boat-building course

Northwest Maritime Center offering online boat-building course

Materials shipped to home; taught through Google Hangouts

Northwest Maritime Center offering online boat-building course

Online health forum set today

Voices for Health and Healing will present an online seminar, Barriers to Health and Healthcare in our Community in the Time of… Continue reading

State recreation lands closure also extended to May 4

With the state’s recent extension of Gov. Jay Inslee’s extended “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, the state Department of Natural Resources, Washington State… Continue reading

West End kids fishing derby postponed

Due to state lockdown measures extended to May 4 in light of the COVID-19 virus, the West End Sportsmen’s Club is postponing the… Continue reading

Local shops see donations, renewed thirst for books

Local shops see donations, renewed thirst for books

‘I just want a couple of paperbacks to get my mind off what’s happening’

Local shops see donations, renewed thirst for books
White House moves toward promoting face masks to fight virus

White House moves toward promoting face masks to fight virus

The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear… Continue reading

White House moves toward promoting face masks to fight virus
Feds propose $611,000 fine for Seattle-area nursing home

Feds propose $611,000 fine for Seattle-area nursing home

Inspection of the Life Care Center of Kirkland conducted March 16

Feds propose $611,000 fine for Seattle-area nursing home
Feiro Marine Life Center takes the classroom to the students
Feiro Marine Life Center takes the classroom to the students