Politics

Sequim mayor to host Coffee with the Mayor on Thursday

William Armacost will host Coffee with the Mayor at 8 a.m. Thursday. The informal meeting will be broadcast on KSQM radio, 91.5 FM,… Continue reading

A sign indicates the speed limit for motorists near Eighth and Lincoln streets in Port Angeles. City officials are considering lowering the limit to 25 mph along South Lincoln Street. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
A sign indicates the speed limit for motorists near Eighth and Lincoln streets in Port Angeles. City officials are considering lowering the limit to 25 mph along South Lincoln Street. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

President Joe Biden moved swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that… Continue reading

  • Jan 21, 2021
  • By Zeke Miller and Aamer Madhani The Associated Press
  • National News
President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump’s pardon largesse a boon for patrons, friends

A former congressman who pocketed millions of dollars in bribes from defence contractors. A Republican fundraiser who… Continue reading

Scores of people turned out Nov. 7 for a Port Townsend rally supporting President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. A celebration of the inauguration is planned for noon Wednesday the Pope Marine Plaza in downtown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Scores of people turned out Nov. 7 for a Port Townsend rally supporting President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. A celebration of the inauguration is planned for noon Wednesday the Pope Marine Plaza in downtown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

Congressman Derek Kilmer reflects on historic impeachment

U.S. Representative says violence made Jan. 6 ‘awful and dark day’

Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.
A Clallam County Superior Court judge this week denied an injunction seeking to block the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic. (Graphic courtesy of City of Sequim)

Judge warns against using divisive language prior to MAT hearing

SOS leaders say online post taken out of context

A Clallam County Superior Court judge this week denied an injunction seeking to block the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic. (Graphic courtesy of City of Sequim)
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday in Washington. (Gerald Herbert/The Associated Press)

President impeached in historic second charge

Trump calls for no violence, vandalism

  • Jan 13, 2021
  • By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Jonathan Lemire and Alan Fram The Associated Press
  • National News
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday in Washington. (Gerald Herbert/The Associated Press)
Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush, seen here in March 2020, will no longer be city manager after City Council members voted 4-2 Monday to accept his resignation. The reasons for resignation were not made public as of Monday night. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush, seen here in March 2020, will no longer be city manager after City Council members voted 4-2 Monday to accept his resignation. The reasons for resignation were not made public as of Monday night. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sen. Kevin Van De Wege.
Sen. Kevin Van De Wege.
Midway Metals, 258010 U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles, is the subject of a cease and desist order approved by Clallam County Commissioners for operating an illegal scrapyard. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Midway Metals to get cease and desist letter

Owner asked to fix Clallam County code violations

Midway Metals, 258010 U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles, is the subject of a cease and desist order approved by Clallam County Commissioners for operating an illegal scrapyard. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend police chief candidate D.F. Pace comes from the Philadelphia Police Department. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend police chief candidate D.F. Pace comes from the Philadelphia Police Department. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

State lawmakers agree on goals; disagree on remote session

Washington state legislative leaders on the first day of the session took turns delivering upbeat messages that… Continue reading

  • Jan 13, 2021
  • By Patric Haerle WNPA News Service

Clallam County eyes new district borders

Five-member commission to draw boundaries

Sequim City Council member Dennis Smith, seen in 2019 at a groundbreaking for the West Fir Street Rehabilitation Project, announced his resignation Friday due to personal reasons. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Former Sequim mayor resigns from city council

Dennis Smith cites personal, family reasons

Sequim City Council member Dennis Smith, seen in 2019 at a groundbreaking for the West Fir Street Rehabilitation Project, announced his resignation Friday due to personal reasons. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
The Capitol in Olympia where members of the National Guard work with the Washington State Patrol to protect the Capitol campus ahead of the state Legislature opening its 2021 legislative session Monday, as several protests and rallies are expected. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Washington state Legislature convenes under tight security

Security fencing at the state Capitol was defended by National Guard members Monday as the Legislature convened amid concerns that armed groups might… Continue reading

The Capitol in Olympia where members of the National Guard work with the Washington State Patrol to protect the Capitol campus ahead of the state Legislature opening its 2021 legislative session Monday, as several protests and rallies are expected. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

EYE ON CONGRESS: Congress starts its legislative year

Both chambers will debate government funding this week and may also take up a COVID-19 relief package. The Senate will vote on the… Continue reading

Washington’s 12 electors cast votes for Biden, Harris

Washington’s 12 electors on Monday unanimously cast their votes for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice… Continue reading

Chapman elected to committee chair

State Rep. Mike Chapman has been elected chair of the state House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Chapman, a Port… Continue reading