Coronavirus

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

  • Mar 26, 2020
  • By Carla K. Johnson and Nicky Forster AP Medical Writers
  • NewsCoronavirus
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

Colorado Army medical unit headed to Washington state

Medical staffers based at Colorado’s Fort Carson are being deployed to Washington state to back up doctors and nurses treating… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: WDFW closes all recreational fishing, shellfish harvesting

Rule change in response to Gov. Inslee’s Stay at Home mandate

Two more workers at psychiatric hospital have coronavirus

Two more workers at psychiatric hospital have coronavirus

Two more workers at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing… Continue reading

Two more workers at psychiatric hospital have coronavirus
COVID-19 test kits arrive; one more case on Peninsula
COVID-19 test kits arrive; one more case on Peninsula
What does Gov. Inslee’s ‘stay-at-home’ order allow, restrict?

What does Gov. Inslee’s ‘stay-at-home’ order allow, restrict?

The PDN breaks down what is and isn’t permitted for Washingtonians

What does Gov. Inslee’s ‘stay-at-home’ order allow, restrict?
Westport lays off workers in Port Angeles

Westport lays off workers in Port Angeles

Shutdown compounded by ninth reported coronavirus case in Jefferson County

Westport lays off workers in Port Angeles

Clallam County OKs certain employees working from home

Leave program enacted in light of virus outbreak

City of Port Townsend changes permitting, inspections process

The City of Port Townsend has changed its permitting process and other procedures at City Hall in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Evan Hurn’s ball-playing days at a crossroads
COLLEGE BASEBALL: Evan Hurn’s ball-playing days at a crossroads

COVID-19 Relief Fund to help those impacted by virus precautions

Donations are being accepted now for the COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Peninsula Daily News has repurposed the Peninsula Home Fund temporarily to channel donations to… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee.

VIDEO: Gov. Jay Inslee issues two-week stay-at-home order

‘It’s time to hunker down in order to win this fight’

Gov. Jay Inslee.
Washington residents ordered to stay at home

Washington residents ordered to stay at home

Clallam County, Jefferson County officials on board with recommendation

Washington residents ordered to stay at home