Washington governor to boost immigrant legal aid funding

Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday announced additional emergency funding to support civil legal aid services for… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018


Challenger tops sheriff in Jefferson County election fundraising

The Nov. 6 general election is more than four months away, but Jefferson County Detective Sgt. Joe Nole already is winning the… Continue reading


Nichols raises most of Clallam County office candidates

With the Nov. 6 general election more than four months away, incumbent Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney-Coroner Mark Nichols is winning the race… Continue reading


Clallam commissioner candidates discuss issues at forum

Clallam County commissioner candidates Dale Wilson, Mike Doherty and Bill Peach sparred at a primary election forum Tuesday over regulations, indigent defense… Continue reading

Three candidates for District Court I judge tell of qualifications in Port Angeles

Three lawyers vying for Clallam County’s Port Angeles-area District Court 1 judge position wrestled with the court’s uncertain financial future and sought… Continue reading

Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2018

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