Politics

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

Candidates get early start on filing week in Jefferson

Several candidates got an early start Monday morning at the Jefferson County Courthouse, waiting in line to file to run for county… Continue reading

Sheriff’s race heats up in Jefferson

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detective Joe Nole is running in the Nov. 6 general election against the man who demoted him from undersheriff… Continue reading

Candidates to file this week in Clallam races

Clallam County’s elected community development director — still the only elected DCD director in the U.S. — has a general election contender… Continue reading

PUD commissioner seeks reelection; has an opponent

A longtime Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner has a challenger in the upcoming Nov. 6 general election. On Thursday, a day… Continue reading

Contest forms in race for district judge

Attorney Mindy Walker has announced her intention to run for District Court judge, a position currently held by Jill Landes who is… Continue reading

Contest forms for Jefferson PUD seat

A contest has shaped up for a seat on the Jefferson County Public Utility Commission. Tom Brotherton of Quilcene and Dan Toepper… Continue reading

Jefferson County Republican Party chair to run for commissioner post

Jon Cooke, Jefferson County Republican Party chairman, has announced that he will run for Board of County Commissioners, District 3, the seat currently… Continue reading

State lawmakers, leaders to visit Port Angeles for rural economic development meeting

Lawmakers and leaders from across the state, including Speaker of the House Frank Chopp and state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz,… Continue reading

Interim Clallam County treasurer seeks post

Interim Clallam County Treasurer Teresa Marchi wants to make her job more permanent. On Tuesday, Marchi announced her candidacy for the four-year… Continue reading

Clallam deputy prosecutor eyes Jefferson chief prosecutor post

Clallam County deputy prosecuting attorney James Kennedy has announced his intention to run for Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney. He aims to unseat… Continue reading

Democratic fundraising trims Rossi lead in Washington’s 8th

Democrats narrowed the fundraising gap with Republican Dino Rossi, who maintains a substantial lead in a crucial… Continue reading

  • Apr 20, 2018

Republicans criticize spill of dam water to help salmon

Republican Congress members from the Pacific Northwest are upset with a federal judge’s order to spill… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2018

Contest emerges for West End District Court judgeship

A two-man race has emerged for the West End District Court 2 judge position being vacated by longtime jurist John Doherty, who… Continue reading

Forks-area district court judge won’t seek re-election

Longtime North Olympic Peninsula lawyer and jurist John H. Doherty is not seeking re-election to his Forks-area District Court 2 judge position. Doherty,… Continue reading