A candidate for Washington State Senate, Legislative District 7 (Northeastern Washington) in the 2013 Aug. 6 Primary
City: Colville, WA
Occupation: Farmer, Business consultant
Works as a private business development consultant and he also owns and manages the Colville Farmers Market. He and his family live on a small, working farm raising timber, cattle, chickens and produce. Appointed to the State Senate seat in January following the retirement of Bob Morton, but must win election to serve the full remainder of the term.
|John Smith (R)||2,693||48.38 %|
|Michael Brunson (R)||1,455||26.14 %|
|Brian Dansel (R)||1,418||25.48 %|
- Web: electjohnssmith.com
The Secretary of State’s office has a map of Tuesday’s results in the 7th District Senate race that shows John Smith on top in four counties and Brian Dansel on top in one. That one, Ferry County, which is Dansel’s home county. So one would…
OLYMPIA — Washington will set up a special fund to pay for losses of livestock to the state’s growing wolf population under a bill signed Tuesday. The new law sets aside up to $50,000 each year from the money raised by selling personalized license plate…
OLYMPIA – New rules for dealing with wolf attacks on livestock and domestic animals, which seemed stalled in the Legislature, may be announced as early as today a result of action by key legislators and a state commission. Today, the House gave final approval to…
Shelby sits while his owners John Stevie and Sharon Willoya describe the wolf attack that almost killed the dog on March 10. OLYMPIA – The key witness at a hearing on whether Eastern Washington needs new laws on wolves need to be changed didn’t say…
OLYMPIA – Farmers, ranchers and county officials from Eastern Washington said a plan to manage wolves as they are re-established in the state has good ideas but doesn’t go far enough to cover their potential losses or protect their property. But wildlife advocates warned that…
John Smith, a Colville-area farmer and businessman, was appointed by Northeastern Washington county commissioners to replace Bob Morton, who retired at the beginning of the year from his post as 7th District state Senator. Click here to read colleague Mike Prager’s coverage on the appointment….