OLYMPIA — Gov. Chris Gregoire is extending the fire emergency for all counties east of the Cascade Crest, which means the Washington National Guard will continue to help fighting wildfires and the burn ban stays in effect until at least next Monday at midnight. Gregoire… Read more
Age: 68City: Okanagon, WA
Occupation: incumbent Lands Commissioner
On this race: Issues: Wants to “maximize the potential for jobs, recreation, education and wildlife preservation throughout Washington.” Notable: Goldmark ran for Congress in 2006 in Eastern Washington’s 5th Congressional District, losing to Republican Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Okanogan rancher, Ph.D in molecular biology, post graduate work in neurobiology, former WSU regent.
- Web: petergoldmark.com
Last updated: Aug. 10, 8 p.m. Election results
|Peter Goldmark (D)||616,149||51.49%|
|Clint Didier (R)||494,926||41.36%|
|Stephen Sharon (N)||85,673||7.16%|
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AP photo OLYMPIA — Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn’t the only governor that has to worry about wildfires. Washington state is battling a fire in the Goldendale area which drew both Gov. Chris Gregoire and Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark for a look-see on Thursday. The… Read more
OLYMPIA – State Attorney General Rob McKenna did not overstep his legal authority when he joined a lawsuit last year against federal health care reforms pushed by President Barack Obama, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday. But he did overstep that authority when he refused to handle an appeal of a property-rights case for Public Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark, the court said in a separate decision. Read more
OLYMPIA — It’s a win some, lose some day for Attorney General Rob McKenna and his authority to join or not join various types of legal actions. As noted elsewhere on the newspaper’s website, the State Supreme Court ruled that it won’t order McKenna out… Read more