Politics

Another candidate drops out of Aug. 1 primary election

Another candidate has dropped out of an Aug. 1 primary race. Allen Hunt, a Port Angeles-area Clallam County Fire District 2 firefighter-paramedic,… Continue reading

Inslee calls lawmakers back for third special session

Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday called lawmakers back for a third special session, saying that “the… Continue reading

Lawmakers swamped with anti-tax emails, form letters

“My office has received more than 600 identical emails from constituents,” wrote Sen. Kevin Van de Wege, D-Sequim, via email this week. All… Continue reading

Washington lawmakers near end of second special session

Washington lawmakers are nearing the end of their second special session, and with no signs that… Continue reading

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

Democrats and Republicans in Congress should hash out their own budget rather than using President Donald Trump’s “unserious” budget as a starting point,… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council candidate says his account was hacked

A City Council candidate whose Facebook page included a March 2013 posting that joked about assassinating then-President Barack Obama said last week… Continue reading

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

Five candidates filed for election for two open offices during the extended filing period for Jefferson County, which leaves 14 positions without… Continue reading

Six register for Clallam election in extended filing period

West End-area fire district seats were all the rage during Clallam County’s special May 30-June 1 filing period last week. Six candidates… Continue reading

Eye on Olympia: Chapman sees end in sight

Rep. Mike Chapman thinks negotiators likely will reach agreement within two or three weeks of the second special session called by Gov. Jay… Continue reading

Superintendent of schools unveils six-year plan for schools

Superintendent of schools unveils six-year plan for schools

Clallam candidates drop out after filing

Filing week for the Nov. 7 general election ended Friday, but some candidates are still dropping out while others are needed. Just… Continue reading

State lawmakers start second special session

State lawmakers adjourned their first special session Tuesday but were immediately called back into overtime by… Continue reading

Extended candidate filing periods set for Peninsula counties

Both Jefferson and Clallam counties will have an extended filing period open next week to try and field candidates for the elected… Continue reading

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

U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray of Washington state have joined nine other Democratic senators in urging the inspector general of the… Continue reading

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

A flurry of candidate filings Friday punctuated the end of filing week for the Nov. 7 general election, creating six Aug. 1… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council field remains contest-free

The Port Townsend City Council has three positions up for election this year, but so far that field is free of contested… Continue reading

Second Port Angeles council contest forms

A second contested Port Angeles City Council race surfaced Thursday as candidate filing week for the Nov. 7 general election heads into… Continue reading

So far, 22 seats lack candidates in Jefferson County

As the filing deadline approaches, no candidates have filed for 22 elected offices in Jefferson County. Today’s final deadline for candidates to… Continue reading

Forks mayor post among races developing in Clallam County

A race for Forks mayor has surfaced for the Nov. 7 general election as candidate filing week passed its midpoint Wednesday. Tim… Continue reading

Primary race shapes up in Clallam County

Candidate filing week for the Nov. 7 general election continued Tuesday as the first Aug. 1 primary election emerged and the first… Continue reading