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THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015

Rachel Dolezal responds to misconduct findings 20 

Yesterday,Spokane Mayor David Condon and City Council President Ben Stuckart said an independent investigation confirmed numerous claims of harassment and abuse of power by three members of the volunteer citizen Police Ombudsman Commission. About an hour after the press conference concluded on Wednesday, Rachel Dolezal released the following statement.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015

Dolezal and other police oversight committee members accused of misconduct 13 

Just when you think it can't get any worse-- it does. The actions of former NAACP chairman Rachel Dolezal and two other members of the Office of Police Ombudsman Commission threatened that group’s impartiality and effectiveness, a city investigation has found. In response Spokane Mayor David Condon and Council President Ben Stuckart have called on all three members to resign. In a news conference today, Condon and Stuckart said the three leaked sensitive information about police misconduct investigations.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011

PM: Condon Becomes Spokane Mayor

In the shadow of the Riverfront Park Clock Tower , David Condon is sworn in as the Spokane's 44th mayor by Judge Mary Logan this afternoon. Condon's wife, Kristin, right, holds the bible for the Oath of Office ceremony. Story here. (SR photo: Dan Pelle)...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011

GOP Spent $63,000 On Spokane Race 

Washington State Republican Party poured at least $63,000 into the campaign of victorious Spokane mayoral candidate David Condon in the closing days of the race, helping to defeat incumbent Mary Verner. Although the office is non-partisan, Condon has extensive ties to GOP politicians, while Verner...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

Verner Blasts Partisanship, Concedes 

On her Facebook page, Spokane Mayor Mary Verner complained about the politicizing of this year's election. Sound familiar? Quoth: "This year was a turning point for the way campaigns are conducted in Spokane. Mine was a grassroots campaign with a small army of volunteers, over...

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