Politics

Jefferson County sheriff, prosecuting attorney candidates spar in Port Townsend

Sheriff David Stanko and challenger Detective Joe Nole disagreed on a number of issues while County Prosecuting Attorney Michael Haas and challenger… Continue reading

Climate, bonds topics at legislative candidate forum in Port Angeles

Two candidates for the state Legislature who want to represent the 24th District differed on climate change and on reducing voter-percentage requirements… Continue reading

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as… Continue reading

Clallam commissioner candidate forum yields differing agendas

Those who attended Nor’Wester Rotary’s Clallam County Commissioner District 3 candidate forum heard two distinct agendas from incumbent Bill Peach and challenger… Continue reading

League of Women Voters of Clallam County to sponsor voter forums

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County will sponsor two free public candidate forums this month. The forums are offered to help voters prepare… Continue reading

Clallam County Superior Court judge announces resignation

Another elected Clallam County Superior Court judge is resigning before his time is up — and another of the county’s three superior… Continue reading

District 24 candidates talk about positions in Port Townsend

More than 100 people heard from candidates for the House of Representatives 24th district positions 1 and 2 at a candidate forum… Continue reading

Nichols, Barkhuis spar in prosecuting attorney race forum in Port Angeles

The race for Clallam County prosecuting attorney heated up at an election forum Tuesday. The hourlong program featured incumbent one-term Republican Mark… Continue reading

Washington governor to boost immigrant legal aid funding

Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced additional emergency funding to support civil legal aid services for… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

Challenger tops sheriff in Jefferson County election fundraising

The Nov. 6 general election is more than four months away, but Jefferson County Detective Sgt. Joe Nole already is winning the… Continue reading

Nichols raises most of Clallam County office candidates

With the Nov. 6 general election more than four months away, incumbent Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney-Coroner Mark Nichols is winning the race… Continue reading

Clallam commissioner candidates discuss issues at forum

Clallam County commissioner candidates Dale Wilson, Mike Doherty and Bill Peach sparred at a primary election forum Tuesday over regulations, indigent defense… Continue reading

Three candidates for District Court I judge tell of qualifications in Port Angeles

Three lawyers vying for Clallam County’s Port Angeles-area District Court 1 judge position wrestled with the court’s uncertain financial future and sought… Continue reading

Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

Former Clallam County commissioner aims at old seat; sheriff now faces opposition

Former Clallam County Commissioner and Democrat Mike Doherty is making another run at his old position in the Nov. 6 general election… Continue reading

Three-way contest forms in Jefferson County

A three-way contest has developed for a Jefferson County commissioner seat. Ryan McAllister, 30, filed for the Position 3 seat Thursday as… Continue reading

All but one incumbent unopposed so far in Clallam candidate filings

Incumbent elected Clallam County officials are sitting pretty for the Nov. 6 general election with two days left for challengers to file… Continue reading

One Jefferson candidate files for county office on Wednesday

One candidate filed for office Wednesday morning in the Jefferson County races. Tom Brotherton, 72, of Quilcene, filed for the District 3… Continue reading

Contests created with new candidate filings

The second day of candidates filing for the Nov. 6 general election produced contested races for West End-area District Court 2, the… Continue reading

First day of filing week in Clallam yields primary race

The first day for Clallam County candidates to file for the Nov. 6 general election produced a contest for the Aug. 7… Continue reading