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Candidate Q&A: Kevin Ranker, 40th District state Senate

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:19PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for 40th District state Senate. The 40th District comprises San Juan County and parts of Whatcom and Skagit counties, from Bellingham/Lake Whatcom to Mount Vernon. Senators serve four-year terms. Their annual salaries are $42,106 (effective Sept. 1) and they receive health benefits. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary, regardless of party, advance to the Nov. 4 general election.

Gaylord, Linde didn't list disciplinary action on governor's questionnaire for judge candidates

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18PM

Randy Gaylord and John Linde each failed to disclose an action taken against them — Gaylord, a sanction; Linde, an admonishment — when they were interviewed for the Superior Court judge appointment last year. "Should those have been listed and answered in the questionnaire? We think they should have been," said Pearse Edwards, Gov. Christine Gregoire's communications director.

Spanel endorses Henderson for state Senate

  • Jul 25, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18PM

Spanel's upcoming retirement spawned a field of seven candidates for the position. Candidates include San Juan County Councilman Kevin Ranker and former state Rep. Steve Van Luven of Samish Island.

Updated: Get to know San Juan candidates

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 6:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:17PM

The following campaign events are scheduled in the San Juan Islands.

Council hopefuls make their pitches

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:17PM

Despite Town Administrator King Fitch’s warning, they stayed put.

Candidate Q&A: Gordy Petersen, County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:17PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Candidate Q&A: Lisa Guard, County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:17PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Candidate Q&A: Daniel Miller Jr., County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:16PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:16PM

The League of Women Voters of the San Juan Islands is hosting a primary election candidate forum Aug. 2, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash St., Friday Harbor.

Candidate Q&A: Lovel Pratt, County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:16PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Candidates tell Town Council why they're ideal for appointment

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 6:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:15PM

Come Aug. 7, Anna Maria de Freitas, Bob Low, Noel Monin or Dan Zaehring will be sworn in as a council member – in time to consider a land-use matter with the council’s senior member, Carrie Brooks, on vacation.

Candidate Q&A: San Juan County Superior Court Judge

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:15PM

This week, The Journal and SanJuanJournal.com begin their series of Q&As with candidates in the Aug. 19 primary election. The series begins here with the candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge. The term is four years; the salary is $146,832, half of which is paid by the state, half by the county. The election of judge will be decided in the primary.

Candidates forum Aug. 2 | Political Notebook

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:15PM

The League of Women Voters of the San Juan Islands is hosting a primary election candidate forum Aug. 2, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash St., Friday Harbor.

Candidate Q&A: San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:14PM

The race for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor, will not be on the Aug. 19 primary ballot because there are only two candidates. The race will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. July 23: Candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. July 30: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

District Court

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:14PM

San Juan GOP candidates tout views, experience

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:14PM

Steve Van Luven and Rick Bart are the sole Republicans in their respective races for state Senate and Congress. But they believe their moderate ideas help give their lone voices some volume. And with the top two vote-getters regardless of party advancing from the primary to the general election, moderate ideas and getting heard are all-important.

San Juan Political Notebook | July 9

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:13PM

The Waldron Community Meeting will host a forum Saturday, 2-4 p.m., for candidates for County Council, District 4; and Superior Court judge.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:13PM

The Waldron Community Meeting will host a forum July 12, 2-4 p.m., for candidates for County Council, District 4; and Superior Court judge.

Four apply for vacancy on F.H. Town Council

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:13PM

Four Friday Harbor residents have applied for a vacancy on the Town Council.

Deadline today for applications for Friday Harbor Town Council vacancy

  • Jun 27, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:12PM

Interested in serving on the Friday Harbor Town Council? Today is the deadline for applications for a vacancy, the term ending Dec. 31, 2009. Two Friday Harbor residents have applied for appointment by the mayor and council: Bob Low and Noel Monin.

Candidate Petersen schedules 'Welcome Wednesdays' in his office

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:12PM

Gordy Petersen, candidate for County Council, San Juan South, has scheduled "Welcome Wednesdays" throughout July. He will welcome people to his downtown office each Wednesday in July from 1-4 p.m.

San Juan Democrats opening headquarters on Fourth of July

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:12PM

The San Juan County Democrats are opening a headquarters, which will be known as "Democracy Corner," on July 4 right after the parade.

Updated: Get to know the candidates — and visit Waldron Island

  • Jun 20, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:11PM

The Waldron Community Meeting will host a forum July 12, 2-4 p.m., for candidates for County Council, Orcas West; and Superior Court judge.

Pratt schedules campaign meetings June 26, July 24

  • Jun 20, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:11PM

Lovel Pratt, candidate for County Council, San Juan South, has scheduled campaign meetings for June 26, noon; and July 24, 5:15 p.m., in the San Juan Island Library’s meeting room.

Dems endorse Ranker for state Senate | San Juan Political Notebook

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:10PM

Seventy-four percent of 40th Legislative District Democrats voted Thursday to endorse Kevin Ranker for state Senate.

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