Coronavirus

PREP SPORTS: Preps halted by Governor’s decree

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

PREP SPORTS: Preps halted by Governor’s decree

Peninsula hospitals restrict visitors

North Olympic Peninsula hospitals are taking steps to limit possible exposure to those who are ill in light of rapid spread of the COVID-19 worldwide.… Continue reading

Public health officials implore community members to take care, don’t panic
Public health officials implore community members to take care, don’t panic
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump declares national emergency

Money freed for coronavirus response

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Inslee orders all greater Seattle area schools to close

Inslee orders all greater Seattle area schools to close

King, Pierce and Snohomish counties affected

Inslee orders all greater Seattle area schools to close
Clallam County Home & Lifestyle Show canceled for this weekend

Clallam County Home & Lifestyle Show canceled for this weekend

Concerns over COVID-19 shut down popular two-day event

Clallam County Home & Lifestyle Show canceled for this weekend
Virus’ spread impacts teams

Virus’ spread impacts teams

Mariners opening homestand, other games subject to ban

Virus’ spread impacts teams
Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

President also moves to address economic impact of COVID-19

Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days
Inslee bans large gatherings in greater Seattle area

Inslee bans large gatherings in greater Seattle area

King, Snohomish and Pierce counties affected

Inslee bans large gatherings in greater Seattle area
Empty arenas will host March Madness
Empty arenas will host March Madness
Seattle businesses pinched as virus keeps workers home

Seattle businesses pinched as virus keeps workers home

Seattle area has at least 24 deaths

Seattle businesses pinched as virus keeps workers home
Inslee: Large outbreak expected

Inslee: Large outbreak expected

State’s virus deaths now at 23

Inslee: Large outbreak expected
More tests come back negative on Peninsula

More tests come back negative on Peninsula

Confirmed cases remains at one; some tests still out

More tests come back negative on Peninsula

Business owners invited to COVID-19 call

The Association of Washington Business will host a conference call on COVID-19 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10. AWB President Kris Johnson… Continue reading

Clallam County Public Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry Unthank, left, and Clallam County Undersheriff Ron Cameron provide an update on the COVID-19 outbreak Monday, March 9, 2020, at the Clallam County Courthouse. There were no confirmed cases in Clallam County as of Monday, Unthank said. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)
Clallam County Public Health Officer Dr. Allison Berry Unthank, left, and Clallam County Undersheriff Ron Cameron provide an update on the COVID-19 outbreak Monday, March 9, 2020, at the Clallam County Courthouse. There were no confirmed cases in Clallam County as of Monday, Unthank said. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Gates Foundation to help with virus testing in Seattle

The Peninsula Daily News site has lifted the paywall on this developing story to provide readers with critical information. To support vital reporting such as… Continue reading

Pence walks fine line on coronavirus response

Pence walks fine line on coronavirus response

Vice-President Mike Pence decided silence was the way to go. Soon after President Donald Trump asked… Continue reading

Pence walks fine line on coronavirus response