Jefferson County had the fourth highest voter turnout during the primary elections with 60.28 percent of voters casting their ballots. Read more
Incumbent Prosecuting Attorney Michael Haas emphasized his accomplishments in his four years in office while his opponent James Kennedy underscored what could be improved if he were elected, during a forum on July 10 about the current condition and the future of the office.
The June 24 Honest Forum at Port Ludlow saw Michael Haas, the incumbent prosecutor and coroner for Jefferson County since 2014, and James Kennedy, a former deputy prosecutor for Jefferson County now working in Clallam County, discuss their respective opinions on how to administer the law.
The Honesty Forum at Port Ludlow kicked off June 24 with all four candidates — three Democrats and one Republican — to fill the seat of outgoing Jefferson County District 3 Commissioner Kathleen Kler.
Mindy Walker believes that any person who walks into the courtroom, no matter why they are coming through the doors, deserves respect.
The Jefferson County Republican Party hosts a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at The Beach Club, 121 Marina View Drive, Port Ludlow. Jodi Wilke is moderator for the event. The party’s monthly meeting follows at 7 p.m. For more information, call 360-343-4041.
Former Boeing engineer and Kent City Council member Tom Brotherton came to Quilcene because he was looking for a friendly, quiet place to retire with his wife, but after six months of attending Jefferson County Public Utility District meetings, he’s no longer content to sit on the sidelines.
Kathleen Kler, the first female chair of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, announced March 9 that she’ll spend the rest of her first term in office working on issues and not running to retain the seat. She said she needs to take time to focus and advocate for her husband, who has …
Even before incumbent Jefferson County District 3 Commissioner Kathleen Kler announced she wouldn’t be running for re-election, Quilcene businessman and former school board member Greg Brotherton was being asked if he would consider running for the seat.
Ryan Mc Allister of Brinnon is the first announced candidate in the upcoming race for Commission District 3 in Jefferson County, a seat currently held by Commissioner Kathleen Kler. Kler has not yet announced whether she will seek re-election.
Port Townsend attorney Noah Harrison, who can trace his involvement in law to Port Townsend High School, where he played an attorney in a mock trial contest 27 years ago, is setting his sights on succeeding Jill Landes as Jefferson County District Court judge.
Bruce McComas and Cheri Van Hoover are vying for what is now the most expensive seat on the Jefferson Healthcare board of commissioners in a decade.
Proponents of Proposition 1, under a campaign called Homes Now, run by Bruce Cowan and Deborah Pedersen, have raised $16,588 with the largest campaign contribution, $5,000, coming from Ashley Bullitt, a former Jefferson County planning commission member.
After the November 2016 general election, Cheri Van Hoover, who has spent more than 30 years as a health care provider and educator, said she felt health care, at both the national and local levels, was in peril. She wondered what she could do to help.
Bruce McComas’ relationship with Jefferson Healthcare dates back more than two decades when he began serving as a volunteer on a hospital financial committee, which was trying to figure what to do about doctors leaving Jefferson County. Ultimately, some of those doctors ended up working for …
An accusation that Jefferson Healthcare commission candidate Bruce McComas had a hand in the bankruptcy of the Port Townsend Paper Corp. in 2007 is unfounded, say two former mill employees: the former comptroller of the mill, Loren Monroe, and former CEO and president of the company, John Begley.
Sarah Martin was first elected to the District 1 director seat on the Chimacum School Board in 2013, and the 44-year-old legal assistant hopes voters will re-elect her to a second term this fall so that she can continue to work on behalf of not only her child, but all the children of the Chi…
Ron Riggle has not held a seat on the Chimacum School Board, but the 56-year-old challenger for the District 1 director seat brings not only his experience as a Chimacum graduate, but also as a Chimacum parent who has only missed three school board meetings in the past 18 months.
Community activists Bruce Cowan and Deborah Pedersen are leading a campaign to support Proposition 1, a home opportunity levy aimed at raising $1.9 million a year for seven years, starting in 2018, to help create and maintain affordable housing in Jefferson County.
Making money for the port, boosting employment and keeping port facilities properly maintained are what Keith Beck would like to do if elected as Port of Port Townsend commissioner for District 3.
Port Commissioner Peter W. Hanke said his four years of experience as an incumbent port commissioner, together with his 32 years of general experience around the port, are why voters should retain him for a second term.
Almost 18 percent of all ballots mailed for the Aug. 1 primary election have been returned as of Tuesday, July 25.
People from all over the country and as far away as India and Ethiopia applied to be the next director of the Jefferson County Library.
Candidates for seats on the Jefferson County Public Hospital District 2 and Chimacum School District boards are to meet and be questioned by the public at a pre-primary forum at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 12 at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum.
While there are contested primary races for a seat on the Jefferson County Public Hospital District 2 and a seat on the Chimacum School Board, apparently no one wants any of the five seats open on the Brinnon Parks and Recreation Board since no one signed up during filing week.
UPDATE: Wednesday: May 17:
Four years after Chimacum school students started their own club for the We international charity network, they’re set to be honored at this year’s “We Day” in Seattle. They’re receiving the accolades for thinking outside the box by urging their classmates to pitch in to the box.