Coronavirus

County pausing for phased reopening may remain if cases climb

Washington’s secretary of health said Wednesday if cases of coronavirus continue to increase, it was… Continue reading

Businesses to turn away customers without masks amid virus

Businesses in Washington are now required to refuse service to customers who don’t wear facial… Continue reading

Clallam County helps nonprofits with tax funds

Commissioners OK second round of “Keeping the Lights On” grants

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at the Columbia Basin College campus in the Tri-Cities on Tuesday June 30, 2020 about the spread of the coronavirus in Benton and Franklin counties. (Jennifer King/The Tri-City Herald via AP)

No mask, no service starts today

Peninsula health officers notice rise in compliance

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at the Columbia Basin College campus in the Tri-Cities on Tuesday June 30, 2020 about the spread of the coronavirus in Benton and Franklin counties. (Jennifer King/The Tri-City Herald via AP)

Port Townsend School District releases first draft of reopening plan

The Port Townsend School District’s preliminary reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year would have students split their time in instruction between… Continue reading

Inslee expands virus mask order for businesses

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced that because of an increase in the rate of COVID-19… Continue reading

Jefferson County organizers urge reflection over fireworks

Many traditional celebrations have been modified, canceled

Maskie Awards deadline extended

Creative face mask competition promises prizes for Jefferson residents

OMC commissioner questions per diem testing policy

The two Olympic Medical Center employees who tested positive for COVID-19 were working in the same department of the Port Angeles hospital,… Continue reading

Sequim extends COVID-19 business grants

Sequim City Council members chose to add up to another $60,000 to the city’s COVID-19 Small Business Rapid Relief Program so that the… Continue reading

More COVID-19 cases in Clallam; none new in Jefferson

Four more Clallam County residents have been reported Wednesday as having tested positive for COVID-19, including two related to outbreaks at Olympic Medical Center and… Continue reading