Politics

Rep.Steve Tharinger, Sen. Kevin Van De Wege and Rep. Mike Chapman

Lawmakers mull nurse numbers

Bill would set ratios for patient care

Rep.Steve Tharinger, Sen. Kevin Van De Wege and Rep. Mike Chapman

Lawmakers advance school temblor funding

Another bill proposes public bond vote

Shorter leash for Inslee considered

Chapman: Unlikely to pass in current form

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Sequim council chooses new mayor

Deputy mayor Ferrell follows Armacost for two-year term

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A lone worker walks on the floor of the state Senate last Thursday at the Capitol in Olympia as the room was being prepared for the start of the 2022 legislative session, which opened Monday. The new session will look much like the one a year ago: a limited number of lawmakers on site at the Capitol, and committee hearings being fully remote due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

State lawmakers set to kick off mostly remote session

Public participation virtual via live streams

A lone worker walks on the floor of the state Senate last Thursday at the Capitol in Olympia as the room was being prepared for the start of the 2022 legislative session, which opened Monday. The new session will look much like the one a year ago: a limited number of lawmakers on site at the Capitol, and committee hearings being fully remote due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

State House returns to fully remote session amid COVID-19 spike

In response to an increase of COVID-19 cases across the state, the state House of Representatives has released an updated plan for next… Continue reading

Inslee, leaders opt to pause long-term payroll tax

A new payroll tax on employees in Washington state is being delayed. The Seattle Times reports Gov. Jay Inslee and state Democratic legislative… Continue reading

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Kilmer telephone town hall set for Wednesday

U.S. Congressman Derek Kilmer plans a telephone town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Residents of the 6th Congressional District, which includes Clallam… Continue reading

Outcomes unchanged after fourth Clallam County ballot count

Outcomes remained unchanged after a fourth count of ballots by the Clallam County Auditor’s Office on Friday. The voter turnout in Tuesday’s… Continue reading

Outcomes unchanged after third count of votes in Jefferson County

After a third ballot count on Thursday, outcomes remained unchanged in Tuesday’s general election. As of Thursday, the Jefferson County voter turnout… Continue reading

Sequim City Council candidates with top votes as of Wednesday afternoon include, from left, Rachel Anderson, Vicki Lowe, Kathy Downer, Brandon Janisse and Lowell Rathbun. They gathered for about an hour after initial election results were announced Tuesday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

A new majority coming on Sequim City Council

Downer, Rathbun, Janisse, Anderson, Lowe take top votes

Sequim City Council candidates with top votes as of Wednesday afternoon include, from left, Rachel Anderson, Vicki Lowe, Kathy Downer, Brandon Janisse and Lowell Rathbun. They gathered for about an hour after initial election results were announced Tuesday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Clemens wins seat on Port Ludlow fire board

Glenn T. Clemens beats incumbent for fire board

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Forks mayor wins another term

Forks Mayor Tim Fletcher will serve another four-year term after winning a huge margin over opponent Stephen Wright. The tally as of Wednesday… Continue reading

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