From left are former Rep. Jim Buck of Joyce, Rep. Steve Tharinger of Port Townsend, Van De Wege of Port Angeles; former Sen. Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam, former Rep. Lynn Kessler of Hoquiam and Rep. Mike Chapman of Port Angeles. (State Legislative Support Services)

From left are former Rep. Jim Buck of Joyce, Rep. Steve Tharinger of Port Townsend, Van De Wege of Port Angeles; former Sen. Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam, former Rep. Lynn Kessler of Hoquiam and Rep. Mike Chapman of Port Angeles. (State Legislative Support Services)

24th District legislators reunion

State Legislative Support Services

Current and past state legislators who have represented the 24th District over the past 30 years — representatives for two-year terms, senators for four-year terms — gathered at the state Capitol recently at Sen. Kevin Van De Wege’s request to catch up and reminisce. “The vast majority of districts have regular turnover,” he said. From left are former Rep. Jim Buck of Joyce, Rep. Steve Tharinger of Port Townsend, Van De Wege of Port Angeles; former Sen. Jim Hargrove of Hoquiam, former Rep. Lynn Kessler of Hoquiam and Rep. Mike Chapman of Port Angeles.

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