Politics

Voters choose two candidates for Clallam County commissioner general election

Democrat Mike Doherty will face off against incumbent Bill Peach, a Republican, as they vie for the District 3 seat on the… Continue reading

 

Cooke, Brotherton tapped for general election contest for Jefferson County commissioner

Jon Cooke and Greg Brotherton have emerged as the general election contenders from a contested primary in the race for Jefferson County… Continue reading

 

Neupert, Hayden to vie in November for District 1 judgeship

Third-place Clallam County primary election finisher Pam Lindquist threw her support Wednesday behind Clallam County District Court 1 judge candidate Dave Neupert.… Continue reading

 

Voters approve Chimacum schools $7.95M levy for facility upgrades

Chimacum School District voters have approved a $7.95 million capital project levy. In the initial count Tuesday night, 2,504 votes, or 57.68 percent… Continue reading

Challenges line up in Cantwell, Kilmer races

Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and Republican Susan Hutchison will face off in November for a U.S. Senate seat, while… Continue reading

Votes counted in legislative races

District 24 legislators received more votes than their challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. Incumbents and their challengers will face off in the general… Continue reading

CLALLAM PRIMARY: Doherty, Peach to vie in general election

Incumbent Republican Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach and Democrat Mike Doherty Jr. will advance to the Nov. 6 general election, along with… Continue reading

JEFFERSON PRIMARY: Cooke, Brotherton appear headed for general election

Republican Jon Cooke and Democrat Greg Brotherton appear to be destined to spar in the November election for the Jefferson County commissioner… Continue reading

Clallam County turnout nearly 25 percent

Clallam County registered voters had returned by Thursday nearly 25 percent of the ballots mailed July 18 in the primary election. The… Continue reading

Jefferson County turnout more than 34 percent

Jefferson County registered voters had returned by Friday more than 34 percent of the ballots mailed July 18 in the primary election.… Continue reading

Dale Wilson, candidate for the District 3 seat on the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners, speaks during Nor’Wester Rotary’s candidate forum on July 6, 2018. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Candidate prompted investigation and anti-harassment order

Unsubstantiated claims by Dale T. Wilson, candidate for the District 3 seat on the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners, triggered a… Continue reading

Dale Wilson, candidate for the District 3 seat on the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners, speaks during Nor’Wester Rotary’s candidate forum on July 6, 2018. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum replacement levy on primary ballot

Ballots for the primary election have been mailed and voters in the Chimacum school district have a levy to decide. They are asked… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff, former detective spar in candidate forum

A former law enforcement officer challenging the Clallam County sheriff for his position said Tuesday the agency should hire more deputies and… Continue reading

Clallam County League of Women Voters offers videos of forums

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County has released video recordings of each of its two recent candidate forums. They can be viewed on… Continue reading

Kilmer, colleague present legislation to bridge broadband access gap

U.S. Rep Derek Kilmer has introduced a bill that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as the West End… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioner candidates take stances at forum

Four candidates for Jefferson County Commissioner District 3 solidified their positions and answered questions from residents during the last League of Women… Continue reading

Legislative candidates disagree on guns, jobs, taxes

State Rep. Mike Chapman and challenger Jodi Wilke differed on guns, jobs and taxes in a lively political forum Tuesday. Chapman, D-Port… Continue reading

Respect, opioids or alcohol? Candidates disagree on top issue facing Clallam court

The three candidates for the District Court 1 judgeship disagree on what is the top issue facing the court. Pam Lindquist, Suzanne… Continue reading

Finance department an issue in county commissioner candidate debate

Two candidates for the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners District 3 seat challenged incumbent Bill Peach over the board’s efforts to… Continue reading

Clallam County bar poll on judicial candidates in progress now

Clallam County lawyers are passing judgment, through a Clallam County Bar Association poll, on three Aug. 7 primary election candidates for the… Continue reading