Politics

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

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

States with few virus cases get big share of relief aid
Senate to reopen despite risks as House eyes ‘hybrid’ return

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
Senate to reopen despite risks as House eyes ‘hybrid’ return
McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package

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

McConnell open to state aid in next virus relief package
Trump: Postal Service must charge Amazon more or no loan

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: Postal Service must charge Amazon more or no loan
Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions

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

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions
Senate approves $483B virus aid deal, sends it to House

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

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

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

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
Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump
Heck joins crowded field for lieutenant governor

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
Heck joins crowded field for lieutenant governor
Trump administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

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
Trump administration to release final rule on mileage rollback
How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule,… Continue reading

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

Washington state House, Senate pass major bills

State requires sex ed, takes gun safety measures, bans free plastic bags

EYE ON CONGRESS: Senate takes on coronavirus economic aid

The Senate will take up bills on coronavirus economic aid and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act this week, and the House is tentatively… Continue reading

Biden declared winner over Sanders in Washington state

Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared winner over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Washington’s vote-by-mail Democratic presidential primary as additional results were… Continue reading