Politics

Voter forums planned in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks

The first three of four Clallam County League of Women Voters forums are set for Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The free public forums held across… Continue reading

Candidate forums set in Quilcene, Chimacum

The Jefferson County League of Women Voters and American Association of University Women are sponsoring two upcoming Jefferson County public forums from 7 p.m. to… Continue reading

Three running for Forks fire district seat in general election

Three running for Forks fire district seat in general election

The Forks-area Fire District 1 race has an unusual circumstance in the Nov. 7 general election: Three names are on the ballot. Incumbent… Continue reading

Three running for Forks fire district seat in general election
Marinas topic of debate at Port of Port Angeles candidate forum

Marinas topic of debate at Port of Port Angeles candidate forum

Discussion of the Port of Port Angeles’ two marinas highlighted a forum Tuesday that focused on the only Clallam County-wide race in… Continue reading

Marinas topic of debate at Port of Port Angeles candidate forum
Complaints filed with state in Jefferson Healthcare hospital race

Complaints filed with state in Jefferson Healthcare hospital race

A candidate for East Jefferson County Hospital District No. 2 said Thursday he “inadvertently” violated state law that prohibits use of public… Continue reading

Complaints filed with state in Jefferson Healthcare hospital race
Candidates diverge on direction: Port of Port Angeles incumbent, challenger discuss issues at forum

Candidates diverge on direction: Port of Port Angeles incumbent, challenger discuss issues at forum

Sequim-area Port of Port Angeles commissioner candidates Michael Cobb and Colleen McAleer charted different courses on the importance of recreational boating at… Continue reading

Candidates diverge on direction: Port of Port Angeles incumbent, challenger discuss issues at forum

Clallam County juvenile justice tax debated

A proposed 0.1 percent countywide sales tax that would support the county Juvenile and Family Services facility would cost most residents about… Continue reading

Port Angeles port candidate corrects record; address to be kept confidential

Port Angeles port candidate corrects record; address to be kept confidential

Michael Cobb, a candidate for Port of Port Angeles commissioner, has corrected a voter registration record of his residential address that he said… Continue reading

Port Angeles port candidate corrects record; address to be kept confidential
Democratic chair urges party members to work harder

Democratic chair urges party members to work harder

Tina Podlodowski, the chair of the state’s Democratic Party, describes Democratic “control” in certain legislative districts as a thin, blue veneer. “When… Continue reading

Democratic chair urges party members to work harder
Chair of state Democratic Party to speak in Port Angeles this Wednesday

Chair of state Democratic Party to speak in Port Angeles this Wednesday

Tina Podlodowski, the chair of the Washington State Democratic Party, will give a “state of the party” address to Clallam County Democrats… Continue reading

Chair of state Democratic Party to speak in Port Angeles this Wednesday

Ferguson keynote speaker for Jefferson County Democrats’ fish fry

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and other state elected officials will speak at the Jefferson County Democrats’ annual fish fry fundraiser Sunday.… Continue reading

Senate panel plans two hearings on girding health insurance

The Senate health committee will hold two hearings early next month on how the nation’s individual health… Continue reading

Schromen-Wawrin, Wojnowski talk about issues at Port Angeles council candidate forum

Schromen-Wawrin, Wojnowski talk about issues at Port Angeles council candidate forum

Two candidates vying for a seat on the Port Angeles City Council agreed Tuesday the city should eschew second-class status and encourage… Continue reading

Schromen-Wawrin, Wojnowski talk about issues at Port Angeles council candidate forum

Clallam Planning Commission supports prohibition of pot sales in Joyce

A two-thirds majority of the Clallam County Planning Commission has backed a proposal to restrict marijuana sales in Joyce. The commission voted… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Clallam officials to talk about pet licensing

Clallam County commissioners and Sheriff Bill Benedict will discuss the status of the county’s pet licensing program Monday. The commissioners’ work session will begin at… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend council eyes support for ballot levy on housing

The Port Townsend City Council will consider expressing support for Jefferson County’s Proposition 1, a bond measure to levy an additional property tax to provide… Continue reading

Washington mayors call for removal of Confederate reminders

Washington mayors call for removal of Confederate reminders

Mayors in two Washington cities took action Friday toward removing statues, monuments and signs honoring Confederate soldiers… Continue reading

Washington mayors call for removal of Confederate reminders
Elwha River mouth work funding in state capital budget

Elwha River mouth work funding in state capital budget

Funding that would help the Coastal Watershed Institute continue its restoration efforts east of the Elwha River mouth is delayed as the… Continue reading

Elwha River mouth work funding in state capital budget
Port Angeles council candidate drops out of November race, ‘conceding’ to opponent

Port Angeles council candidate drops out of November race, ‘conceding’ to opponent

Sequim business owner Todd Negus, who last week dropped out of the general election race for a Port Angeles City Council position… Continue reading

Port Angeles council candidate drops out of November race, ‘conceding’ to opponent
Council hopefuls talk taxes at Port Angeles Position 4 forum

Council hopefuls talk taxes at Port Angeles Position 4 forum

Two Port Angeles City Council hopefuls answered questions with little difficulty and shared many of the same views during a Port Angeles… Continue reading

Council hopefuls talk taxes at Port Angeles Position 4 forum