Coronavirus

Juan de Fuca Festival concerts rescheduled
Juan de Fuca Festival concerts rescheduled
Doctor fired after criticizing virus response at hospital

Doctor fired after criticizing virus response at hospital

An emergency room doctor who publicly criticized the coronavirus preparations at his hospital in Bellingham has been… Continue reading

Doctor fired after criticizing virus response at hospital
Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies

Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies

Gov. Jay Inslee said that Washington state still has a shortage of coronavirus testing kits and again suggested the shutdown of most businesses… Continue reading

Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies
Port of Port Townsend considers ways to ease strain on tenants

Port of Port Townsend considers ways to ease strain on tenants

The Port of Port Townsend has announced it will extend boat yard discounts and is considering other ways to help its tenants.… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend considers ways to ease strain on tenants

Webinar conducted on federal relief program

Participants in a webinar on a new federal coronavirus relief package, signed Friday by President Donald Trump, reviewed efforts to help businesses… Continue reading

Peninsula distiller to make hand sanitizer
Peninsula distiller to make hand sanitizer

New donation centers

Two new centers have been set up to accept help during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Port Angeles, a Volunteer and Donation Center will open at… Continue reading

Mask-makers mobilize on Peninsula

Mask-makers mobilize on Peninsula

Peninsula volunteers use sewing skills to help others

Mask-makers mobilize on Peninsula
Virus cases continue to mount on Peninsula
Virus cases continue to mount on Peninsula

Many parks closed but trails open with cautions

Parks and other federal and state lands are closed to visitors during the COVID-19 crisis, although many hiking trails are open but with reduced services.… Continue reading

In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

Standing over the still body of an intubated 5-year-old boy wearing nothing… Continue reading

In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

OUTDOORS: Anglers upset with statewide closures

Fishing, shellfishing closed statewide; area golf courses shut down

Hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

Hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

With her due date fast approaching, Kelly McCarty packed a bag with… Continue reading

Hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

WSDOT offers notices for virus changes

The Washington Department of Transportation has made several announcements in response to the current COVID-19 emergency. According to a press release, Washington State… Continue reading

Virus shutdowns cause big spike in state jobless claims

Washington state saw an 843 percent week-over-week increase in claims for unemployment benefits last week as… Continue reading

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed on Peninsula
Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed on Peninsula

Schools ordered to provide instruction by Monday

The state is requiring public schools to provide educational services for all students by Monday. Most districts already have plans in place, but… Continue reading

Pelosi forecasts House OK of Senate’s $2.2T virus aid plan

Pelosi forecasts House OK of Senate’s $2.2T virus aid plan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the massive $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill approved by the… Continue reading

Pelosi forecasts House OK of Senate’s $2.2T virus aid plan