Politics

County commissioner David Sullivan to retire

County commissioner David Sullivan to retire

‘I think it’s a good time for a transition’

County commissioner David Sullivan to retire

Presidential primary ballots mailed today

Voting for Washington’s 2020 Presidential Primary is nearly underway with ballots set for mailing today. Washington State’s Presidential Primary is Tuesday, March 10. Ballots will… Continue reading

State House passes bill to expand court-ordered gun confiscation

Measure would apply to those subject to vulnerable adult protection orders

Washington state moves to eliminate youth solitary confinement

Studies suggest practice is psychologically damaging, can lead teens to suicide

Presidential primary ballots to hit the mail this week

Names of five Democratic candidates who left race still appear

Primary ballots to be mailed to voters

Military, overseas ballots were mailed Jan. 24

Kilmer to conduct town hall meeting in Port Angeles

Kilmer to conduct town hall meeting in Port Angeles

Saturday event will take place at Elwha Klallam Heritage Center

Kilmer to conduct town hall meeting in Port Angeles
College grant funding bill signed into law

College grant funding bill signed into law

Inslee inks first new measure of this year’s legislative session

  • Feb 12, 2020
College grant funding bill signed into law

Advisory votes on tax increases under fire

State senators claim they confuse voters, use biased language

Committee approves carve out for media on birth date disclosure

Bill would otherwise exempt such info from state public records law

  • Feb 11, 2020

School levies on today’s special election ballot

Voters in three Clallam school districts will decide four measures

Special election today in Jefferson County school districts

Brinnon and Quilcene residents at 39 percent ballot return

Legislation would change tax to benefit small businesses

Taxes to fuel help with community college tuition

Republicans pleased; Democrats fear for democracy

Area officials agree on one thing: No surprise in vote

Chapman, Van De Wege against repeal of death penalty

Lawmakers highlight need of ‘hammer effect’

Bill seeks to fully reinstate Clean Air Rule

Bill seeks to fully reinstate Clean Air Rule

House measure would add authority to Department of Ecology

  • Feb 5, 2020
Bill seeks to fully reinstate Clean Air Rule

Democrat-controlled state house passes clean fuels bill over opposition

Proponents point to helping environment, new jobs; opponents see gas price increase

Legislation to discard Discover Pass ‘dead’

Legislation to discard Discover Pass ‘dead’

Lawmakers give better odds to bill on sports betting

Legislation to discard Discover Pass ‘dead’
Armed 2nd Amendment supporters rally at Capitol

Armed 2nd Amendment supporters rally at Capitol

100 gun-rights activists march in opposition to regulation bills

Armed 2nd Amendment supporters rally at Capitol

Lawmakers hear pitch to replace gas tax with per-mile fee

Transportation officials recommend 10-year transition