Pierre LaBossiere

Clallam County Health Department: Tests will measure outbreak

The Clallam County Health Department plans to conduct 150 tests per day for the next three days to measure the extent of a possible COVID-19… Continue reading

 

Clallam County Phase 3 plans to be tabled

The Clallam County health officer does not plan to recommend an application to move into Phase 3 of the state’s Safe Start plan this week.… Continue reading

 

Health officer: No mask mandate for Clallam

While Jefferson County has mandated masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is considering criminal and civil penalties, Clallam County Health Officer Dr.… Continue reading

 

US Highway 101 collision injures two teenagers

Two teenagers were injured, including one who needed to be hospitalized, in a collision on U.S. Highway 101. John Anderson, 65, of Sequim, the driver… Continue reading

Clallam Bay man charged with hate crime after throwing eggs at protesters

A Clallam Bay man has been charged with a hate crime after he allegedly shouted racial slurs at Black Lives Matters demonstrators in Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles police investigating egging during protest

Port Angeles police say they are investigating an incident that happened Saturday, June 13, in which a man allegedly drove by a Black Lives Matter… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases in Clallam County over weekend

New case in Jefferson County likely won’t affect Phase 3 application

Port Angeles man killed in ATV wreck near Sequim

A 26-year-old Port Angeles-area man was killed in an all-terrain vehicle wreck on Saturday, June 6, on a U.S. Forest Service road south of Sequim,… Continue reading

Peninsula officials eye Phase 3 applications

Jefferson County officials hope to apply for a Phase 3 reopening as early as Saturday while Clallam County aims to have state approval for application… Continue reading

7 Cedars Casino to reopen June 1

7 Cedars Casino has announced it will reopen Monday, June 1, with 50 percent capacity, a new refurbished facility and smoke-free areas. The casino has… Continue reading

Health officer: Clallam could move to Phase 2 by June

Clallam County is now among those eligible to apply for an early Phase 2 reopening. Kitsap, Mason, Thurston, Adams, Spokane, Lewis, Clark, Island and San… Continue reading

No new confirmed COVID-19 cases on North Olympic Peninsula this weekend

While Jefferson County is preparing to move ahead with asking for a variance on Phase 1 restrictions, both Jefferson and Clallam counties are seeing parks… Continue reading

No new COVID-19 cases reported on peninsula over weekend

Jefferson County commissioners are expected to discuss today how a positive case reported Friday night might affect the county’s application to the state for a… Continue reading

Donation Drop-off Center closes

The Donation Drop-off Center to support the COVID-19 pandemic response at Greywolf Elementary School has closed. City representatives said donations had slowed to the point… Continue reading

Friday night lights honor spring prep athletes

For 20 minutes Friday night, Olympic Peninsula prep athletes got their due. Athletes who had their spring seasons eliminated, some of whom on the peninsula… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases hold at 42 for the counties; flu cases have stopped

People tiring of physical distancing, urged to hang in there a little longer

Olympic coastal sites shut down over COVID-19 concerns

Olympic National Park has closed all National Park Service-managed beaches and coastal areas on the Olympic Peninsula to park visitors to slow the spread of… Continue reading

Kevin Lopiccolo, deputy director of Clallam County Health and Human Services, looks over a newly-delivered commercial clothes dryer to be installed last week in the Port of Port Angeles’ 1010 Building near William R. Fairchild International Airport prior to the building’s temporary conversion to an isolation shelter of homeless individuals. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Coronavirus may hit peak this month

As an additional case of the new coronavirus was confirmed this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula, health officers in Clallam and Jefferson counties pointed… Continue reading

Kevin Lopiccolo, deputy director of Clallam County Health and Human Services, looks over a newly-delivered commercial clothes dryer to be installed last week in the Port of Port Angeles’ 1010 Building near William R. Fairchild International Airport prior to the building’s temporary conversion to an isolation shelter of homeless individuals. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group