Pierre LaBossiere

More than 1,300 in Clallam County receive shot for COVID-19

More than 1,300 people in Clallam County received COVID-19 vaccinations Saturday at clinics held in Forks, Port Angeles and Sequim, and Jefferson County will begin… Continue reading

 

Olympic Peninsula vaccination clinics to take appointments

People can start to make appointments in Clallam and Jefferson counties as early as Wednesday if they are older than 70 — 85 in Jefferson… Continue reading

 

COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Clallam, Jefferson counties focus on elderly first

Seven new COVID-19 positives were reported in Clallam County on Sunday as vaccination clinics in Sequim and Port Angeles continue gear up to provide shots… Continue reading

 

COVID-19 death brings peninsula toll to six

A second person from Jefferson County has died from COVID-19 while Clallam County reported 29 new cases on Friday and Saturday and mass vaccination clinics… Continue reading

Most COVID-19 cases at long-term care facility outbreak tied to one person

One more COVID-19 positive connected to an outbreak at a Clallam County long-term care facility was reported Monday, raising the total number of cases tied… Continue reading

State expected to identify 1B, 1C vaccination groups; Guidelines may include elderly, essential workers

Local public health officials expect to receive guidance this week, possibly as early as today, about the next groups that will be eligible to receive… Continue reading

Second round of Pfizer vaccine expected in Jefferson County

Jefferson County has reported two COVID-19 positives while Clallam County did not have any additional cases Sunday. Meanwhile, Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke… Continue reading

Statewide COVID-19 case slowdown fuels local optimism

The Jefferson County health officer is hopeful that an apparent drop in state numbers also portends easing of confirmed new cases of COVID-19 on the… Continue reading

Thanksgiving precautions paid off, say Olympic Peninsula health officers

Keep it up, the North Olympic Peninsula’s health officers said last week. Clallam County residents did a good job of limiting travel and out-of-county visitors… Continue reading

Clallam revenues better than anticipated, but hiring freeze continues

With Clallam County revenues improving since a huge dip last summer, commissioners discussed lifting the county’s hiring freeze, directing staff on Dec. 14 to come… Continue reading

Port Angeles Marathon Association
The Port Angeles Marathon Association partnered with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to create the 2021 medals for the Run the Peninsula series.

Registration open for 2021 Run the Peninsula races

Includes the North Olympic Discovery Marathon

Port Angeles Marathon Association
The Port Angeles Marathon Association partnered with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to create the 2021 medals for the Run the Peninsula series.

Pfizer vaccine expected to arrive in state Monday

North Olympic Peninsula health officials expect the first batch of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses to arrive early this week after it was approved by… Continue reading

COVID-19 vaccinations by spring for most people

The North Olympic Peninsula had six more COVID-19 positives Sunday, with three in Clallam County and three in Jefferson County. Clallam got a welcome slow… Continue reading

Mother and daughter Janet and Jessica Ouellet compete in the Run the Peninsula's virtual 10K Railroad Run together in Seabeck. Photo courtesy of Run the Peninsula

Run the Peninsula series concludes unusual year

It was an unusual year for the Run the Peninsula series, with four of the series’ five races having to switch to virtual events due… Continue reading

Mother and daughter Janet and Jessica Ouellet compete in the Run the Peninsula's virtual 10K Railroad Run together in Seabeck. Photo courtesy of Run the Peninsula

Man in Carlsborg collision earlier this month dies

A driver who was in a three-car wreck on U.S. Highway 101 in Carlsborg earlier this month has died, the State Patrol reported. Justin J.… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula health officers to provide update Monday

The North Olympic Peninsula got a short reprieve with a relatively quiet day for COVID-19 cases with three new positives reported Sunday. That is the… Continue reading

Peninsula COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise as Clallam adds 58 since Nov. 19

Clallam and Jefferson counties added 13 COVID-19 cases combined as the North Olympic Peninsula continued its a recent outbreak. Clallam added 10 cases Sunday, giving… Continue reading

Peninsula's Davien Harris-Williams prepares to pass as Bellevue's Tijohn Rodde defends the lane in a February NWAC match-up. Peninsula College student-athletes gained an eligibility waiver for this season because of the effects of the COIVD-19 pandemic on NWAC sports seasons. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

College athletics: NWAC gives student-athletes eligibility waivers

The Northwest Athletic Conference Executive Board voted to not charge NWAC student-athletes a year of eligibility for the 2020-21 academic year because of the turmoil… Continue reading

Peninsula's Davien Harris-Williams prepares to pass as Bellevue's Tijohn Rodde defends the lane in a February NWAC match-up. Peninsula College student-athletes gained an eligibility waiver for this season because of the effects of the COIVD-19 pandemic on NWAC sports seasons. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Driver leaves scene after collision with pole knocks out power

An alleged hit-and-run collision with a utility pole knocked out power to a neighborhood west of Sequim for about six hours into Monday morning. A… Continue reading

Peninsula counties record 13 more COVID-19 cases

A surge in new COVID-19 cases statewide also is trending on the North Olympic Peninsula as 13 more positives were reported in Clallam and Jefferson… Continue reading