Coronavirus

Seattle students rally for stronger COVID-19 safety protocols at schools

About 100 Seattle students gathered outside the Seattle Public Schools district headquarters Friday seeking stronger safety protocols after increasing COVID-19 cases and safety… Continue reading

Inslee deploys National Guard to assist hospitals, testing

Gov. Jay Inslee is deploying 100 members of the state National Guard to some hospitals to… Continue reading

Four more deaths reported on Peninsula

Berry: State overwhelmed by growing case numbers

Clallam County reports 82nd COVID death

Statewide, hospitals nearing crisis, officials say

Health order lawsuit hearing postponed

Clallam County answers injunction request, saying more deaths likely if mandate lifted

In-person access limited to legislative session

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to restrictions on the legislative session that begins Monday. A limited number of lawmakers will be on… Continue reading

COVID death reported in Clallam County

Another death from COVID-19 confirmed on Wednesday brings Clallam County’s total deaths since the pandemic began to 81. Dr. Allison Berry, health… Continue reading

State Senate joins House in moving to hybrid floor votes

Sixty-day session begins Monday

COVID-19 cases rise; lack of in-person meetings questioned

As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket on the North Olympic Peninsula, a Joyce couple questioned the need to continue conducting public meetings remotely during… Continue reading

Finn O'Donnell, center, has finished his quarantine period after testing positive for COVID-19 on Christmas Eve. His stepfather Rico Quirindongo, left, and his mother Kate Dean, both of whom have received vaccines and booster shots, have tested negative numerous times since exposure. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

COVID in the house for the holidays

Dean: Unexpected guest proves advice works

Finn O'Donnell, center, has finished his quarantine period after testing positive for COVID-19 on Christmas Eve. His stepfather Rico Quirindongo, left, and his mother Kate Dean, both of whom have received vaccines and booster shots, have tested negative numerous times since exposure. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Washington reports record number of new COVID cases in one day

The state Department of Health has reported its highest number of new coronavirus cases in one… Continue reading

Omicron spike affecting children also nationwide

Putting children in the hospital in close to record numbers

  • Dec 31, 2021
  • By Martha Bellisle and Terry Tang The Associated Press
  • NewsCoronavirus