Olympic Peninsula legislators discuss ban on plastic bags

Lawmakers representing the North Olympic Peninsula have mixed feelings about a proposed state-wide ban on single-use plastic carryout bags. State Rep. Mike… Continue reading

Three state legislative races heading for recounts

Three state legislative races are heading to a hand recount after election results are certified this… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2018

Rohrer maintains led over Black for judgeship

Erik Rohrer maintained his lead over John Black on Thursday by 24 votes in the race for West End Clallam County District… Continue reading

Rohrer pulls ahead of Black in District Court 2 race after fourth count

It took eight days, but Erik Rohrer pulled ahead of John Black on Tuesday by 27 votes in the last large tally… Continue reading

Outcome unchanged in close race after third count of Clallam ballots

General election results, including a close race for West End District Court 2 judge, remained static late Tuesday afternoon in the latest… Continue reading

Daily ballot counts required with larger population

There may be no more waiting for three days for Clallam County election returns beginning in 2019 after Auditor Shoona Riggs learned… Continue reading

No changes seen in election outcomes after count of 12,141 more ballots in Clallam County

Clallam County candidates who were leading on election day held their ground when the Auditor’s Office counted 12,141 additional ballots in the… Continue reading

Toepper consolidates win: Jefferson County voters top 82 percent turnout

The latest ballot count from the Jefferson County Auditor’s office shows Daniel Toepper of Port Ludlow the winner general election race for… Continue reading

Peach, Doherty await more news in Clallam County commission race

Candidates in the race for the Clallam County Commissioner Position 3 seat say the contest is too close to call now and… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioner-elect: Part of a new generation

Jefferson County Commissioner-elect Greg Brotherton, who is 46, said he is part of a new generation of leaders in the county who… Continue reading

Nole promises change in Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

Joe Nole, who is now a detective in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, looks forward to addressing the issues for which he… Continue reading

CLALLAM COUNTY ELECTION: Incumbents lead in early returns

Incumbents held leads in contested races for Clallam County commissioner, prosecuting attorney, sheriff and director of community development after the first count… Continue reading

JEFFERSON COUNTY ELECTION: Greg Brotherton wins seat; prosecuting attorney, sheriff losing

Greg Brotherton won a seat on the Jefferson County board of commissioners, while incumbents for prosecuting attorney and sheriff were losing in… Continue reading

Fire District 3’s levy lid lift passes

Cuts and deficits no longer loom in the immediate future for firefighters and paramedics for the immediate future following Clallam and Jefferson county… Continue reading

Residents renew Sequim’s transportation tax

City transportation projects in Sequim will continue uninterrupted after voters agreed to support a special tax through 2029. Sequim residents voted to renew… Continue reading

OMC to sue federal government over Medicare cuts

Olympic Medical Center is preparing to sue the federal government over its cuts to Medicare reimbursements for off-site clinics. The hospital’s board… Continue reading

Nichols retains Clallam County prosecuting attorney seat

Republican Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols on Wednesday was looking toward the future after voters on Election Night gave him an… Continue reading

Jefferson County to get new prosecuting attorney

James M. Kennedy has defeated one-term incumbent Michael Haas in a challenge for the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney/Coroner post. Kennedy won 9,699… Continue reading

Winborn remains Clallam County DCD director

Mary Ellen Winborn will retain her seat as Clallam County Director of the Department of Community Development for another four years after… Continue reading

Clallam County District Court 2 race too close to call

In the closest Clallam County election contest in recent memory, Forks-area attorney John Black and Superior Court Judge Erik Rohrer were separated… Continue reading