Politics

PRIMARY ELECTION: Helmonds, Clemens vie for Port Ludlow Fire District seat

Incumbent Ron Helmonds and challenger Glenn Clemens will face off in the Nov. 2 general election for the Position 3 seat on… Continue reading

PRIMARY ELECTION: Wood, Echeita to vie in general election for Forks City Council seat

Two Forks High School graduates vying for the four-year Position 2 seat on the Forks City Council made it past Tuesday’s primary to… Continue reading

Kristi Schmeck.
Kristi Schmeck.
Libby Urner Wennstrom.

Wennstrom top favorite in council primary

Top vote-getter brings in 75 percent; Vega second

Libby Urner Wennstrom.

Funds disclosed in primary election races

Port Angeles City Council seats top filings

Libby Urner Wennstrom

Signs not recycled

Last October, with the presidential election near, the Jefferson County Democrats ordered a batch of Biden-Harris signs from Capitol City Press in… Continue reading

Libby Urner Wennstrom
At a Housing Solutions Network forum last week, Port Townsend City Council hopefuls talked about where and how to provide more housing. From left are four of the six candidates: Cameron Jones, Tyler Vega, Ben Thomas and Libby Wennstrom. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
At a Housing Solutions Network forum last week, Port Townsend City Council hopefuls talked about where and how to provide more housing. From left are four of the six candidates: Cameron Jones, Tyler Vega, Ben Thomas and Libby Wennstrom. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Tyler Myles Vega.
Tyler Myles Vega.

Hall: QAnon a ‘hoax’

Donnie Hall, an organizer of the Sequim-based Independent Advisory Association, said he has changed his mind about QAnon, the right-wing conspiracy theory… Continue reading

Steven Blackham.
Steven Blackham.

Firm extends Sequim city manager search through Friday

City council adds community panel interviews of candidates

Kate Dexter.

Housing tops Port Angeles City Council forum topics

Two Port Angeles City Council candidates in each of two races had the primary election forum stage to themselves last week to… Continue reading

Kate Dexter.
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer previews legislation

Block-grant program would be for 10 years

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

Port Townsend City Council candidates’ forum video available online

Voters who missed the July 1 Port Townsend City Council candidates forum — or who want to watch it again — will… Continue reading

Jena Stamper.
Jena Stamper.

Port Angeles City Council candidate drops out

Remaining two hopefuls to meet in November

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles City Council candidates, left to right, LaTrisha Suggs, John DeBoer and Adam Garcia at a primary election forum Tuesday.

Port Angeles City Council hopefuls debate

Candidates’ ideas differ on national vs. local issues

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles City Council candidates, left to right, LaTrisha Suggs, John DeBoer and Adam Garcia at a primary election forum Tuesday.