Politics

Port Angeles City Council eliminates ethics code; city reverts to state rules

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles City Council members have gutted a 5-year-old…

Another candidate drops out of Aug. 1 primary election

PORT ANGELES — Another candidate has dropped out of an Aug. 1…

Inslee calls lawmakers back for third special session

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

  • Jun 22nd, 2017

Lawmakers swamped with anti-tax emails, form letters

OLYMPIA — “My office has received more than 600 identical emails from…

Washington lawmakers near end of second special session

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers are…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Kilmer talks federal budget, Paris accord in Olympic Peninsula News Group interview

SEQUIM — Democrats and Republicans in Congress should hash out their own…

Port Angeles City Council candidate says his account was hacked

PORT ANGELES — A City Council candidate whose Facebook page included a…

Five file during extended Jefferson filing period, leaving some positions without candidates

PORT TOWNSEND — Five candidates filed for election for two open offices…

Six register for Clallam election in extended filing period

PORT ANGELES — West End-area fire district seats were all the rage…

Eye on Olympia: Chapman sees end in sight

OLYMPIA — Rep. Mike Chapman thinks negotiators likely will reach agreement within…

Superintendent of schools unveils six-year plan for schools

Superintendent of schools unveils six-year plan for schools

  • May 25th, 2017

Clallam candidates drop out after filing

PORT ANGELES — Filing week for the Nov. 7 general election ended…

State lawmakers start second special session

By Rachel La Corte The Associated Press OLYMPIA — State lawmakers adjourned…

  • May 24th, 2017

Extended candidate filing periods set for Peninsula counties

PORT TOWNSEND — Both Jefferson and Clallam counties will have an extended…

Washington state’s U.S. senators join call for Sessions probe

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray of Washington state…

Clallam County: Primary contests shape up after crowd of candidates files Friday

PORT ANGELES — A flurry of candidate filings Friday punctuated the end…

Port Townsend City Council field remains contest-free

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend City Council has three positions up…

Second Port Angeles council contest forms

PORT ANGELES — A second contested Port Angeles City Council race surfaced…

So far, 22 seats lack candidates in Jefferson County

PORT TOWNSEND — As the filing deadline approaches, no candidates have filed…

Forks mayor post among races developing in Clallam County

PORT ANGELES — A race for Forks mayor has surfaced for the…