Politics

Candidate residency challenged; Port Angeles port hopeful agrees address incorrect on form but says he lives in district

PORT ANGELES — Port of Port Angeles Commissioner Colleen McAleer’s campaign has…

More than 12 percent return ballots in Clallam, 13 percent in Jefferson

PORT ANGELES — More than 12 percent of registered voters in Clallam…

Tougher distracted driving law to take effect in Washington

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington drivers will…

  • Jul 23rd, 2017

Legislature apparently letting clock run out on session

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The political rancor…

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Jefferson Healthcare hospital commission candidates agree on single-payer system

CHIMACUM — All three Primary Election candidates running for the Jefferson Healthcare…

All six hopefuls for Port Angeles City Council against switch to second-class city status

PORT ANGELES — All six Port Angeles City Council candidates in the…

Port Angeles City Council candidates debate fluoridation, opioids, trees

PORT ANGELES — Three candidates for a Port Angeles City Council Position…

Forum to air primary candidate views tonight in Chimacum

CHIMACUM — Candidates for the Chimacum School Board and Jefferson Healthcare hospital…

Water ruling debate holds up state capital budget

OLYMPIA — All might seem quiet now that the state Legislature has…

Gov. Inslee vetoes tax break for manufacturers

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A plan to…

  • Jul 9th, 2017

Peninsula legislators stake out positions on state education funding

OLYMPIA — Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, and Rep. Mike Chapman,…

Washington becomes fifth state to guarantee paid family leave

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington state is…

  • Jul 6th, 2017

Wyman: Vote fraud claim ‘ludicrous’; refers Trump to website

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington’s secretary of state said her office…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Cantwell sets town hall meetings; free tickets required for the themed discussions

SEATTLE — U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell plans three town hall meetings in…

Governor sign $43.7 billion budget, avoids partial shutdown

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — With less than…

  • Jul 2nd, 2017

New state mental health budget ‘doesn’t look promising’

By Martha Bellisle The Associated Press SEATTLE — The state’s latest budget…

  • Jul 2nd, 2017

Details of state budget plan released: Property tax, online retail sales tax among provisions

By Rachel La Corte   The Associated Press OLYMPIA — A bipartisan…

  • Jun 30th, 2017

Lawmakers reach budget agreement ‘in principle’; no details released

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee…

  • Jun 29th, 2017

State legislative leaders say they are closing in on budget deal

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — With the deadline…

  • Jun 28th, 2017

Port Angeles council hopefuls talk annexation, water, second-class-city vote

PORT ANGELES — Candidates for Port Angeles City Council Position 1 tackled…