Coronavirus

COVID-19 Relief Fund growing

COVID-19 Relief Fund growing

Generous donors throughout the North Olympic Peninsula keep pouring in funds for Olympic Community Action Programs to disperse to those hurt financially by COVID-19 precautions.… Continue reading

COVID-19 Relief Fund growing
Volunteers work to provide protection against COVID-19

Volunteers work to provide protection against COVID-19

Temporary nonprofit donates to Jefferson Healthcare

Volunteers work to provide protection against COVID-19
Olympic National Park closes beaches, coastal areas
Olympic National Park closes beaches, coastal areas
Officials urge Peninsula residents to stay home during holiday weekend
Officials urge Peninsula residents to stay home during holiday weekend
Shelters being set up on Peninsula during COVID-19 pandemic
Shelters being set up on Peninsula during COVID-19 pandemic
Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close

Oldest market in Washington to shut its doors at the end of the month

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close
Feds loosen virus rules to let essential workers return

Feds loosen virus rules to let essential workers return

In a first, small step toward reopening the country, the Trump administration… Continue reading

Feds loosen virus rules to let essential workers return
Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

By David Koenig | AP Airlines Writer The number of Americans getting on airplanes has sunk to a level not seen in more than 60… Continue reading

Pandemic has set the number of air travelers back decades

Economy unlikely to recover as fast as it collapsed

President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life “like… Continue reading

Faith communities find ways to celebrate holidays virtually

Faith communities find ways to celebrate holidays virtually

Faith communities across the North Olympic Peninsula are marking Holy Week in innovative ways while observing social distancing and the state stay-home order during the… Continue reading

Faith communities find ways to celebrate holidays virtually
Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes

Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes

Inmates at a Washington state prison staged a large protest following new coronavirus diagnoses at the facility… Continue reading

Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes
Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout… Continue reading

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

COVID-19 outbreak in Jefferson contained

Small number infected in March, health officer says

Port Angeles City Council OKs utility, rental assistance

The Port Angeles City Council has approved $300,000 in financial assistance for utility customers and renters during the COVID-19 crisis. It also… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend delays late fees
Port of Port Townsend delays late fees

US to buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by fall

By Associated Press The federal government will buy 30,000 ventilators from General Motors by the end of August for $489.4 million. GM said it will… Continue reading

Inslee sending back DOD field hospital

Facility was expected to have at least 250 beds

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus

Boeing will continue its shutdown of production indefinitely at its Seattle-area facilities due to the spread of the coronavirus. The company said in… Continue reading

Boeing continues production shutdown due to coronavirus