Coronavirus

How social distancing works and what it means for you

Can my kids go on a play date? Is it OK if I visit the… Continue reading

State mandates close schools, businesses on Peninsula

No new COVID-19 cases in Clallam, Jefferson counties

EYE ON CONGRESS: Senate takes on coronavirus economic aid

The Senate will take up bills on coronavirus economic aid and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act this week, and the House is tentatively… Continue reading

Peninsula adjusting to a new normal

The North Olympic Peninsula is adjusting to a new COVID-19 normal in the wake of Gov. Jay Inslee’s statewide closure of private… Continue reading

Makah Tribe closes Neah Bay to non-residents

The Makah Tribe is shutting down to outsiders. As of Monday and until further notice, businesses and properties owned by the Makah… Continue reading

Public libraries across Olympic Peninsula limit services

Public libraries across the North Olympic Peninsula are closing to the public because of concern about COVID-19 and the governor’s order closing all schools. Libraries… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare issues restricted visitation policy

Routine visits suspended; cafeteria use limited to hospital staff only

Third COVID-19 case seen in Jefferson County

No community transmission confirmed yet — but it is looming

Gov. Inslee closes all schools in state

‘I don’t take these decisions lightly’

Schools plan details for mandated closure

Gov. Jay Inslee has closed all schools in the state for six weeks as of Tuesday citing concern over the spread of COVID-19. Most K-12… Continue reading

State coronavirus death toll hits 40

The death toll from the new coronavirus in Washington state jumped to 40 on Saturday when King… Continue reading

PREP SPORTS: Preps halted by Governor’s decree

*Gov. Jay Inslee ordered the closure of all public and private schools in the state beginning Tuesday. All athletic and extracurricular events are postponed going… Continue reading