Politics

Crime, taxes are on tap at Legislature

Hearings offer preview of issues for this session

Next Clallam ballot count set for Wednesday

The next ballot counts on the North Olympic Peninsula will be on Wednesday in Clallam County and Nov. 28 in Jefferson County, according to county… Continue reading

Matt Roberson

PA Republican aims to win Legislative seat

Deputy prosecutor lists public safety, education as major issues

Matt Roberson

Election outcomes unchanged

General election outcomes on the North Olympic Peninsula were unchanged after the Jefferson County Auditor’s Office counted more ballots from the Nov. 7 election on… Continue reading

Nate Tyler.

Makah Tribal Council member seeks state legislative position

Nate Tyler announces his candidacy for area’s 24th District

Nate Tyler.

Kellso maintains slight lead in Clallam parks district contest

The Clallam County Parks and Recreation District 1 race for the Position 3 seat remained close after a fourth counts of ballots Tuesday in the… Continue reading

Derek Kilmer.
Derek Kilmer.

Beauvais maintains solid lead for reelection to Port Angeles port

Incumbent Connie Beauvais of Joyce appeared to be on her way to a third term as the District 3 representative on the… Continue reading

Butler, Downer, Rutter win Sequim council seats

Sequim City Council candidates Dan Butler, Kathy Downer and Harmony Rutter, all backed by the Sequim Good Governance League (SGGL), were on hand… Continue reading

Challenger in lead for Queets/Clearwater school board seat

Challenger Sarah Charles won 11 votes, or 64.71 percent against incumbent Rosemary Jackson, who won 6 votes, or 35.29 percent for a seat on the… Continue reading

Challenger takes seat on Forks hospital board

Challenger Amy Kitchel Ruble won a seat with a six-year term on the Forks Community Hospital board with 611 votes, or 64.38 percent… Continue reading

Clallam Parks and Recreation results close

The election among three candidates for a position on the Clallam County Park and Recreation Commission were close after the second count… Continue reading

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Incumbents fare well in Sequim School Board races

Incumbents in the race for the Sequim School Board — two of them Sequim Good Governance League-backed candidates — have significant leads after… Continue reading

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PA council incumbents leading in their races

Meyer, Miller, Carr ahead in first two ballot counts

Petranek wins reelection for Port of Port Townsend position

Incumbent takes more than 87 percent for commission seat

Race that drew write-in campaign results announced

Stan Williams won by a large margin against write-in candidate Chris Noble in a race on the Port Angeles School Board. Williams… Continue reading

Two races featured ghost challengers

Clallam County featured two races with “ghost challengers” who had withdrawn from the race but whose names remained on the ballot. In… Continue reading

Two take large leads for Quilcene School Board seats

Ron Frantz and James Hodgson have won seats on the Quilcene School Board, according to the initial count of ballots Tuesday. Frantz had… Continue reading

Walde winning over Baker for Cape Flattery seat

Challenger Cathy Walde was leading against incumbent Donald Baker for a contested Cape Flattery School Board seat after a second count of ballots… Continue reading