Lovelett, Carrell in state Senate race

State. Sen Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, faces Republican challenger Charles Carrell in the 40th Legislative District race. Lovelett has served as senator since February 2019, and previously served five years on the Anacortes City Council. … Read More

Local leaders plan virtual town hall to discuss COVID-19 and the economy

The Downtown Bellingham Partnership is hosting a virtual town hall on May 7th at 3pm on Zoom. They will be joined by Senator Liz Lovelett, Rep. Debra Lekanoff, Rep. Alex Ramel, and Rep Sharon Shewmake who will discuss how Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order has affected our local economy. The meeting is targeted towards small business owners and operators. … Read More

Washington State Governor
Governor Inslee’s order for phased re-opening of Washington’s economy

Governor Inslee signs new COVID-19 order for phased re-opening of Washington's economy. “This phased approach to re-opening our economy will allow us to move forward with a careful and thoughtful balance of our state’s health and economic needs,” Inslee said. “However, if infection rates and hospitalizations for COVID-related issues go up, I would not hesitate to scale these efforts back down to protect public health and save lives." … Read More

The Journal of the San Juans
Preliminary election results | $30 tabs fails in county, passes in state

Preliminary election results show that Liz Lovelett maintains her position in the state Senate, $30 vehicle tab initiative was approved and the county’s levy lift is still in the air. Of the 13,719 registered voters in San Juan County, voter turn out was an estimated 55 percent with 7,545 ballots having been counted and an estimated 300 remaining to be counted. The next count will at 6 p.m. on Nov. 13. … Read More