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Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump

Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump

Backing comes less than a week after Sanders ended his presidential campaign

  • Apr 13, 2020
Sanders backs Biden as ex-rivals join forces to beat Trump
Heck joins crowded field for lieutenant governor

Heck joins crowded field for lieutenant governor

SEATTLE— U.S. Rep. Denny Heck said Thursday he is running for Washington lieutenant governor following last month’s surprise announcement by incumbent Cyrus Habib that he… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2020
Heck joins crowded field for lieutenant governor
Trump administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

Trump administration to release final rule on mileage rollback

President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2020
Trump administration to release final rule on mileage rollback
How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule,… Continue reading

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots

Washington state House, Senate pass major bills

State requires sex ed, takes gun safety measures, bans free plastic bags

EYE ON CONGRESS: Senate takes on coronavirus economic aid

The Senate will take up bills on coronavirus economic aid and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act this week, and the House is tentatively… Continue reading

Biden declared winner over Sanders in Washington state

Former Vice President Joe Biden was declared winner over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Washington’s vote-by-mail Democratic presidential primary as additional results were… Continue reading

COVID-19 response became legislative priority in Washington
COVID-19 response became legislative priority in Washington
GOP county leader running for legislative seat

GOP county leader running for legislative seat

SEQUIM— A Clallam County Republican Party leader from Sequim, who was chairing the county party when it sanctioned then-Republican Mike Chapman, is running against Chapman… Continue reading

GOP county leader running for legislative seat

Legislation would make feminine hygiene products tax-free

Senate Bill 5147 heads to the governor’s desk

  • Mar 13, 2020
Protesters urge governor to veto sex education legislation

Protesters urge governor to veto sex education legislation

Opponents of the law ignore warnings to avoid crowds amid COVID-19 outbreak

  • Mar 13, 2020
Protesters urge governor to veto sex education legislation

Biden takes lead in Clallam Democratic primary

Former vice president also ahead statewide

Bernie Sanders leads Joe Biden in Jefferson County

Former VP likely to earn Democratic nomination

Sue Forde announces candidacy for state representative

Sue Forde announces candidacy for state representative

SEQUIM— Clallam County Republican chair Sue Forde has announced candidacy for the District 24 legislative seat now held by Democrat Mike Chapman. Her priorities are… Continue reading

Sue Forde announces candidacy for state representative
Sanders ahead in Washington state while Biden sweeps other states

Sanders ahead in Washington state while Biden sweeps other states

Jefferson County goes for Sanders; Clallam County for Biden

Sanders ahead in Washington state while Biden sweeps other states

Legislature approves carve out for media on birth date disclosure

The state Legislature has passed a bill that exempts birth dates of state and local government employees from disclosure under… Continue reading

  • Mar 11, 2020

Legislature eases penalties for intentional HIV exposure

The state Legislature has approved a bill that reduces the crime of intentionally exposing a sexual… Continue reading

Legislature promotes timber industry’s carbon reduction

Legislation would make sector more competitive amid carbon-emission fees

Presidential primary in Clallam County

Presidential primary in Clallam County

Clallam County acting Elections Manager Damon Townsend sorts through primary election ballots Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the Clallam County Courthouse in… Continue reading

Presidential primary in Clallam County