Rob Ollikainen

Clallam County working with agency to help with rental assistance

Clallam County commissioners have vetted an agreement with Olympic Community Action Programs to provide rental and mortgage assistance during COVID-19. The proposed agreement would distribute… Continue reading

Peninsula virus cases reported by age group

A breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases by age shows the majority of reported cases have been under the age of 40 in Jefferson County, and… Continue reading

Four new cases of virus confirmed in Clallam County

Clallam County health officials reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the North Olympic Peninsula’s case total since March to 122. Clallam County… Continue reading

Clallam PUD continues help for customers

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have affirmed the district’s customer support programs for COVID-19. Commissioners voted 3-0 last week to pass a resolution affirming… Continue reading

Coronavirus surge reaches 115 on Olympic Peninsula

Jefferson County had five new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, July 15, and Clallam County added one, bringing the North Olympic Peninsula’s total to 115 since March… Continue reading

Buckhorn Wilderness peak offers panoramic vistas

Buckhorn Wilderness peak offers panoramic vistas

Mount Townsend a popular hike this time of year

Buckhorn Wilderness peak offers panoramic vistas

Five more cases confirmed on Peninsula

New two-county total rises to 109

Health officers work with schools for safe reopening

North Olympic Peninsula health officials have been working with school administrators this week on plans to reopen classes this fall while using COVID-19 precautions. One… Continue reading

Confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 87 on Peninsula

Clallam and Jefferson County health officials were working to trace contacts of known carriers and encouraging face coverings on the first day of the latest… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners: Rental, utility relief top priorities

Clallam County commissioners have agreed to distribute $200,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds for rental assistance and utility relief. The initial allocation of Coronavirus Aid,… Continue reading

OMC commissioner questions per diem testing policy

The two Olympic Medical Center employees who tested positive for COVID-19 were working in the same department of the Port Angeles hospital, with one a… Continue reading

More COVID-19 cases in Clallam; none new in Jefferson

Four more Clallam County residents have been reported Wednesday as having tested positive for COVID-19, including two related to outbreaks at Olympic Medical Center and… Continue reading

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

Clallam County law enforcement condemns action that killed Floyd

Force to be used only when necessary, they say

Clallam County law enforcement condemns action that killed Floyd

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

Public Power Council expels Clallam PUD

Issue: Jim Waddell, lower Snake River dams

Public Power Council expels Clallam PUD

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