Politics

District 2 Jefferson Board of County Commissioners candidate: Heidi Eisenhour

Heidi Eisenhour Age as of the Nov. 3 general election: 49. Occupation: Chief Operating Officer, Northwest Maritime Center, Port Townsend. Education: Bachelor’s degree, environmental studies,… Continue reading

District 2 Jefferson Board of County Commissioners candidate: Lorna Smith

Lorna Smith Age as of the Nov. 3 general election: 69. Occupation: Ecologist and executive director of Western Wildlife Outreach of Port Townsend. Education: Bachelor’s… Continue reading

Kilmer comments on Snake River dams

Rep. Derek Kilmer said any decision on the breaching of the Snake River dams should be guided by sound science and a… Continue reading

Special Jefferson County commissioners meeting today

The Jefferson County commissioners will discuss COVID-19 status with officials from other counties during a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. today. To… Continue reading

EYE ON CONGRESS: House to vote to extend surveillance procedures

The House will vote this week on extending the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, while the Senate will be in recess. Contact legislators (clip… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2020
  • By Wire Service

Coffee with the Mayor to be broadcast

Mayor William Armacost will host Coffee with the Mayor at 8 a.m. Thursday. This month’s informal meeting will be broadcast on KSQM radio,… Continue reading

Primary battles line up in 2020 elections

and not just from Republicans. The 24th District Democrat, a… Continue reading

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

  • May 5, 2020
  • By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press
  • Coronavirus
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
  • Associated Press
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

  • Apr 30, 2020
  • By Lisa Mascaro The Associated Press
  • Coronavirus
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

  • Apr 30, 2020
  • By Martin Crutsinger and Darlene Superville The Associated Press
  • Coronavirus
Trump: Postal Service must charge Amazon more or no loan