Special Jefferson County commissioners meeting today

The Jefferson County commissioners will discuss COVID-19 status with officials from other counties during a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. today. To… Continue reading


EYE ON CONGRESS: House to vote to extend surveillance procedures

The House will vote this week on extending the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, while the Senate will be in recess. Contact legislators (clip… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2020


Coffee with the Mayor to be broadcast

Mayor William Armacost will host Coffee with the Mayor at 8 a.m. Thursday. This month’s informal meeting will be broadcast on KSQM radio,… Continue reading


Primary battles line up in 2020 elections

and not just from Republicans. The 24th District Democrat, a… Continue reading

Kilmer draws four opponents for congressional seat

The top-two Aug. 4 primary for the 6th Congressional District seat held by a Port Angeles native grew to five candidates Thursday. Johny Alberg, of… Continue reading

Third opponent files against Kilmer for Congressional seat

Chris Welton making first campaign as a candidate for elective office

Candidate: COVID-19 changes election season

Social-distancing guidelines could severely limit forums

Candidate filing period begins

The filing period for candidates running for office in Washington state this year begins today and extends through Friday. Five offices are open in Clallam… Continue reading

States with few virus cases get big share of relief aid

Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, Wyoming, plus some smaller states, took in an out-sized proportion

Senate to reopen despite risks as House eyes ‘hybrid’ return

The Senate will gavel in Monday as the coronavirus rages while the top House Republican is… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2020

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package

Shifting tone, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he is “open” to considering additional funds for… Continue reading

Trump: Postal Service must charge Amazon more or no loan

President Donald Trump won’t approve a $10 billion loan for the U.S. Postal Service… Continue reading

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions

Experts: Edict will merely delay the issuance of green cards for a minority of immigrants

Senate approves $483B virus aid deal, sends it to House

A $483 billion coronavirus aid package flew through the Senate on Tuesday after Congress… Continue reading

Clallam PUD appointee decides against running in November

A Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner position became a wide open seat for the Nov. 3 general election after appointee David… Continue reading

COVID-19 changes ways candidates file for office

Online applications on county government websites encouraged

Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump

Backing comes less than a week after Sanders ended his presidential campaign

  • Apr 13, 2020

Heck joins crowded field for lieutenant governor

SEATTLE— U.S. Rep. Denny Heck said Thursday he is running for Washington lieutenant governor following last month’s surprise announcement by incumbent Cyrus Habib that he… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2020

Trump administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020