Rob Ollikainen

With 4 new COVID-19 cases, Clallam County to remain in Phase 2

Clallam County will remain in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan for at least three weeks, the Board of Health decided Tuesday. The… Continue reading

 

Clallam County law enforcement condemns action that killed Floyd

Force to be used only when necessary, they say

 

Health officials laud state mask order

A statewide order requiring people to wear face masks will help Clallam and Jefferson counties as they move into the next phase of Gov. Jay… Continue reading

 

Peninsula health officials laud statewide masking order

The North Olympic Peninsula’s two county health officers said a statewide masking order for COVID-19 will improve compliance. Gov. Jay Inslee, who ordered masks for… Continue reading

Public Power Council expels Clallam PUD

Issue: Jim Waddell, lower Snake River dams

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Clallam County

Clallam County has surpassed Jefferson County in confirmed COVID-19 cases with two more positive tests reported Tuesday, health officials said. Clallam County had 33 confirmed… Continue reading

Libraries, drive-ins included in new Phase 2 guidelines

No new COVID-19 cases reported on Peninsula

Peninsula officials discuss CARES funding

Public health officials were investigating three new COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday while Clallam and Jefferson county leaders were making plans… Continue reading

Clallam County approves Phase 2 plan

Clallam County has approved a request to move into the next phase of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan. The county Board of Health and three… Continue reading

Record unemployment on North Olympic Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula unemployment soared to historical highs in April as Clallam and Jefferson employers shed 2,850 nonfarm jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic precautions, state… Continue reading

Clallam County now on short list for Phase 2

Clallam County can apply to enter Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s four-phase COVID-19 reopening plan but does not meet all of the criteria announced… Continue reading

Phased reopening of Olympic Peninsula in the works

Health officials were planning Wednesday for the phased reopening of the North Olympic Peninsula as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region remained… Continue reading

In-house, by-patient testing systems in place on peninsula

Olympic Medical Center and Jefferson Healthcare have begun in-house testing for COVID-19, reducing the turnaround time for test results. Health officials on the North Olympic… Continue reading

More help requested in Clallam County to fight COVID-19

Clallam County needs more staff to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Officer Dr. Allison Unthank told the county Board of Health on Tuesday. Meanwhile,… Continue reading

Culvert work to disrupt US Highway 101 traffic

$30.6 million project to improve fish passage

Health officer: Clallam nearing most criteria for Phase 2 reopening

Increased manufacturing and new home construction will be recommended today for early phase-in when Jefferson County leaders meet to discuss a slow reopening of the… Continue reading

Local officials: Reopening should be taken slowly

North Olympic Peninsula health officials endorsed the reopening of certain outdoor activities Tuesday as one new COVID-19 case in the two counties was confirmed. A… Continue reading

A group of about a dozen people against the state’s stay-at-home directives to combat spread of COVID-19 wave signs and flags at a gathering on Thursday, April 23, at Veteran’s Park in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Clallam County sees more cases of COVID-19

Health officials on the North Olympic Peninsula are ramping up testing for the new coronavirus in Clallam and Jefferson counties as the state increases its… Continue reading

A group of about a dozen people against the state’s stay-at-home directives to combat spread of COVID-19 wave signs and flags at a gathering on Thursday, April 23, at Veteran’s Park in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Suspects arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards

Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly using stolen credit cards to purchase more than $2,600 in gift cards, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office said.… Continue reading