Politics

COVID-19 response became legislative priority in Washington
COVID-19 response became legislative priority in Washington
GOP county leader running for legislative seat

GOP county leader running for legislative seat

SEQUIM— A Clallam County Republican Party leader from Sequim, who was chairing the county party when it sanctioned then-Republican Mike Chapman, is running against Chapman… Continue reading

GOP county leader running for legislative seat

Legislation would make feminine hygiene products tax-free

Senate Bill 5147 heads to the governor’s desk

  • Mar 13, 2020
Protesters urge governor to veto sex education legislation

Protesters urge governor to veto sex education legislation

Opponents of the law ignore warnings to avoid crowds amid COVID-19 outbreak

  • Mar 13, 2020
Protesters urge governor to veto sex education legislation

Biden takes lead in Clallam Democratic primary

Former vice president also ahead statewide

Bernie Sanders leads Joe Biden in Jefferson County

Former VP likely to earn Democratic nomination

Sue Forde announces candidacy for state representative

Sue Forde announces candidacy for state representative

SEQUIM— Clallam County Republican chair Sue Forde has announced candidacy for the District 24 legislative seat now held by Democrat Mike Chapman. Her priorities are… Continue reading

Sue Forde announces candidacy for state representative
Sanders ahead in Washington state while Biden sweeps other states

Sanders ahead in Washington state while Biden sweeps other states

Jefferson County goes for Sanders; Clallam County for Biden

Sanders ahead in Washington state while Biden sweeps other states

Legislature approves carve out for media on birth date disclosure

The state Legislature has passed a bill that exempts birth dates of state and local government employees from disclosure under… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020

Legislature eases penalties for intentional HIV exposure

The state Legislature has approved a bill that reduces the crime of intentionally exposing a sexual… Continue reading

Legislature promotes timber industry’s carbon reduction

Legislation would make sector more competitive amid carbon-emission fees

Presidential primary in Clallam County

Presidential primary in Clallam County

Clallam County acting Elections Manager Damon Townsend sorts through primary election ballots Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the Clallam County Courthouse in… Continue reading

Presidential primary in Clallam County
Presidential primary in Jefferson County

Presidential primary in Jefferson County

Jefferson County resident Sarah Haull drops off her presidential primary ballot at the ballot dropbox behind the Jefferson County Courthouse on Tuesday… Continue reading

Presidential primary in Jefferson County

State Legislature bans single-use plastic bags

Measure stopping free single-use plastic bags passes

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Legislature OKs $100 million for coronavirus response

Bill not yet sent to the governor’s office for signing as of Monday

A voter drops off a ballot at the Clallam County Courthouse in this 2018 file photo. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News file)

State voters set to choose presidential contender

Voting open until 8 tonight in Clallam, Jefferson

A voter drops off a ballot at the Clallam County Courthouse in this 2018 file photo. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News file)

Senate Democrats propose $5 million to assist businesses disrupted by coronavirus pandemic fears

A last-minute amendment to the senate Democratic Caucus supplemental operating budget earmarks $5 million to help businesses… Continue reading

Budget proposals look to increase spending on homelessness
Budget proposals look to increase spending on homelessness