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Gov. Inslee orders hiring freeze, budget cuts

‘State’s revenue situation warrants immediate fiscal restraint’

  • May 14th, 2020

Forks Forum relaunch delayed

FORKS — The relaunch of the Forks Forum, which was suspended during…

Forks Forum to return

Forks Forum to return

Changes include format, subscriptions

  • May 7th, 2020
Forks Forum to return

Jefferson County leaders assess early Phase 2

Unthank: Clallam County nearly there

  • May 7th, 2020
Large-scale antibody testing could come to Washington

Large-scale antibody testing could come to Washington

SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee said state officials are reviewing the possibility…

  • May 7th, 2020
Large-scale antibody testing could come to Washington

Peninsula COVID-19 cases up to 46

Health officials working on phase two of response to virus

Gov. Inslee aims for cautious reopening

Gov. Inslee aims for cautious reopening

‘We want to make sure we wrestle this beast to the ground’

  • May 1st, 2020
Gov. Inslee aims for cautious reopening

Port Angeles man charged with selling drugs to ‘stop’ COVID-19

By The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — A former naturopath with a…

  • May 1st, 2020
Olympic National Park to begin phased-in reopening next week

Olympic National Park to begin phased-in reopening next week

Plans just starting; no details yet

  • Apr 30th, 2020
Olympic National Park to begin phased-in reopening next week
Washington’s stay-at-home order won’t be lifted Monday

Washington’s stay-at-home order won’t be lifted Monday

More details to come Friday

  • Apr 29th, 2020
Washington’s stay-at-home order won’t be lifted Monday
Trump says he won’t extend social distancing guidelines

Trump says he won’t extend social distancing guidelines

Kushner: Country will be ‘really rocking again’ by July

  • Apr 29th, 2020
Trump says he won’t extend social distancing guidelines
Governor could extend stay-at-home order later this week

Governor could extend stay-at-home order later this week

By The Associated Press SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee’s chief of staff…

  • Apr 28th, 2020
Governor could extend stay-at-home order later this week
Amid falling revenue, Sound Publishing lays off 70 workers

Amid falling revenue, Sound Publishing lays off 70 workers

Company sheds 20% of its workforce

Amid falling revenue, Sound Publishing lays off 70 workers

Testing on North Olympic Peninsula ramping up

Health officials: Those with symptoms should be screened

Fishing, hunting, golfing can resume in Washington on May 5

Fishing, hunting, golfing can resume in Washington on May 5

Inslee: Activities could be restricted again

  • Apr 27th, 2020
Fishing, hunting, golfing can resume in Washington on May 5
Teen directing play rehearsals online

Teen directing play rehearsals online

Cast members from all over Peninsula

Teen directing play rehearsals online
Clallam commissioners proclaim Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Clallam commissioners proclaim Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County commissioners proclaimed March as Developmental Disabilities…

Clallam commissioners proclaim Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

EYE ON PENINSULA: Rest stops, construciton restart on county agendas this week

CLALLAM COUNTY County commissioners Clallam County commissioners will discuss an proposal to…

Inslee: Construction projects can resume, with distancing

Inslee: Construction projects can resume, with distancing

Contractors must develop, post a plan at each site

  • Apr 24th, 2020
Inslee: Construction projects can resume, with distancing

Peninsula sheriffs support association’s stay-at-home statement

‘We need to trust, engage and empower Washingtonians’

Prosecuting attorneys list inmates to be released

Prosecuting attorneys in Clallam and Jefferson counties have identified the inmates whose…

  • Apr 24th, 2020

Prison inmates to be freed

Twenty convicted of crimes on Peninsula to be released

  • Apr 24th, 2020
Peninsula increases COVID-19 testing

Peninsula increases COVID-19 testing

New cases expected once stay-home order eased

Peninsula increases COVID-19 testing
Peninsula marks one week without confirmed COVID-19 case

Peninsula marks one week without confirmed COVID-19 case

Virus testing to ramp up in near future

  • Apr 24th, 2020
Peninsula marks one week without confirmed COVID-19 case
Reopening could require thousands more public health workers

Reopening could require thousands more public health workers

By Carla K. Johnson and Mike Stobbe | The Associated Press SEATTLE…

  • Apr 17th, 2020
Reopening could require thousands more public health workers

Gov. Inslee expands statewide eviction moratorium, halts rent hikes

By The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on…

  • Apr 17th, 2020
WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

Find the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak, plus symptom information and prevention tips

  • Apr 17th, 2020
WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

Forks ordinance to retain state sales tax funds for housing

FORKS — A portion of existing state sales tax collected in Forks…

  • Apr 17th, 2020

Turnaround time for tests getting shorter

Health officials say results will be available same day

  • Apr 17th, 2020
40,000 surgical face masks delivered to Clallam County

40,000 surgical face masks delivered to Clallam County

OMC, Forks among first served; state hospital association plans more shipments

40,000 surgical face masks delivered to Clallam County

COVID-19 changes ways candidates file for office

Online applications on county government websites encouraged

  • Apr 17th, 2020

Community Announcements

North Olympic Library System Expands Access to Online Resources While all North…

  • Mar 25th, 2020
WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance

Find the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak, plus symptom information and prevention tips

  • Mar 25th, 2020
WHAT WE KNOW: Coronavirus outbreak at a glance
Forks man charged with killing his infant daughter

Forks man charged with killing his infant daughter

PORT ANGELES — A Forks man was charged Tuesday with the murder…

  • Mar 25th, 2020
Forks man charged with killing his infant daughter
The Caring Place Center in Forks is temporarily closed due to Covid-19 Virus pandemic; support by phone, email to continue through April 8

The Caring Place Center in Forks is temporarily closed due to Covid-19 Virus pandemic; support by phone, email to continue through April 8

In order to comply with Federal and State of Washington regulations and…

  • Mar 20th, 2020
The Caring Place Center in Forks is temporarily closed due to Covid-19 Virus pandemic; support by phone, email to continue through April 8
Beware of Medicare coronavirus scams

Beware of Medicare coronavirus scams

Medicare beneficiaries are starting to receive robocalls about “special virus kits.” The…

  • Mar 18th, 2020
Beware of Medicare coronavirus scams
Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

March 1 Disturbance 2000 block Bogachiel Way, chimney fire Steelhead Ave. March…

  • Mar 18th, 2020
Forks Police Department Daily Calls for Service

Clallam County’s First Documented Case of COVID-19

Clallam Health and Human Services was notified today, Wednesday, March 18, of…

  • Mar 18th, 2020
Drive-up Check-in at FCH and other facilities

Drive-up Check-in at FCH and other facilities

To ensure the safety of our residents, patients, community and staff, every…

  • Mar 18th, 2020
Drive-up Check-in at FCH and other facilities
Clallam County District II Court Covid-19 Emergency Order

Clallam County District II Court Covid-19 Emergency Order

District Court II of Washington, County of Clallam, in the matter of…

  • Mar 17th, 2020
Clallam County District II Court Covid-19 Emergency Order