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Late endorsements just in

Spokane Mayor David Condon endorsed Ozzie Knezovich for sheriff, which is not hugely surprising but interesting for a couple of wrinkles. First Knezovich’s main law enforcing area is outside the Spokane city limits and Condon has his own police chief for things inside those lines….


Mock election results in

Given a chance to vote on some items on this year’s ballot, Washington students supported wider background checks for gun sales and smaller classroom sizes for themselves. The Secretary of State’s office traditionally holds a mock election for students from kindergarten through high school, with…


If you missed the last McMorris Rodgers v. Pakootas debate…

You can watch it on the web, at KHQ’s Decision 2014. The debate was sponsored by Greater Spokane Incorporated, the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon at The Lincoln Center. The candidates touched on the economy,…


Pakootas, McMorris Rodgers have final debate today

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Joe Pakootas have their third and final debate today at the Lincoln Center. The debate is sponsored by Greater Spokane Incorporated, the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce, a lineup that…


Plenty of money for general election, not so many votes

OLYMPIA – With control of the state Senate in the balance, legislative candidates could pull in record amounts of money. Some ballot measure campaigns also are spending heavily as the election deadline approaches. Their fates may be decided by a relatively small number of voters….


WA Post views Z factor in 6th Lege District race

Only a few legislative races in the hinterlands merit a story in the esteemed Washington Post. So the candidates in the 6th Legislative District Senate race might count themselves lucky. Or maybe not. The story spends quite a bit of time on zombies. It details…


Last call for voter registration

Washington residents who want to do something about the prospect of poor turnout for the November election but aren’t registered to vote have one last chance. If they are eligible – American citizens, state residents, over 18 and haven’t lost the right to vote by…


Sunday Spin: Will WA remain among most ‘politically engaged’?

Barely a week goes by without some study by some expert or organization announcing how well or poorly it thinks Washington does in some area of politics. Last week it was SmartAsset, a financial services group, lauding Washington for being one of the 10 most…


Pakootas, McMorris Rodgers clash on Obamacare, casino

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic challenger Joe Pakootas clashed over Obamacare, minimum wage, the best ways to bring jobs to the region and a new West Plains casino in their second debate of the campaign. In a taped debate broadcast Thursday evening on…


Baumgartner will refund unintentional MAC contribution

Republican state Sen. Michael Baumgartner’s campaign will refund $63.48 to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Foundation after the nonprofit organization learned that a check it thought was simply to cover the cost of breakfast for two employees had been recorded as a political…




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Late endorsements just in

Spokane Mayor David Condon endorsed Ozzie Knezovich for sheriff, which is not hugely surprising but interesting for a couple of wrinkles. First Knezovich’s main law enforcing area is outside the Spokane city limits and Condon has his own police chief for things inside those lines….


Mock election results in

Given a chance to vote on some items on this year’s ballot, Washington students supported wider background checks for gun sales and smaller classroom sizes for themselves. The Secretary of State’s office traditionally holds a mock election for students from kindergarten through high school, with…


If you missed the last McMorris Rodgers v. Pakootas debate…

You can watch it on the web, at KHQ’s Decision 2014. The debate was sponsored by Greater Spokane Incorporated, the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon at The Lincoln Center. The candidates touched on the economy,…


Pakootas, McMorris Rodgers have final debate today

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Democratic challenger Joe Pakootas have their third and final debate today at the Lincoln Center. The debate is sponsored by Greater Spokane Incorporated, the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce, a lineup that…


Plenty of money for general election, not so many votes

OLYMPIA – With control of the state Senate in the balance, legislative candidates could pull in record amounts of money. Some ballot measure campaigns also are spending heavily as the election deadline approaches. Their fates may be decided by a relatively small number of voters….


WA Post views Z factor in 6th Lege District race

Only a few legislative races in the hinterlands merit a story in the esteemed Washington Post. So the candidates in the 6th Legislative District Senate race might count themselves lucky. Or maybe not. The story spends quite a bit of time on zombies. It details…


Last call for voter registration

Washington residents who want to do something about the prospect of poor turnout for the November election but aren’t registered to vote have one last chance. If they are eligible – American citizens, state residents, over 18 and haven’t lost the right to vote by…


Sunday Spin: Will WA remain among most ‘politically engaged’?

Barely a week goes by without some study by some expert or organization announcing how well or poorly it thinks Washington does in some area of politics. Last week it was SmartAsset, a financial services group, lauding Washington for being one of the 10 most…


Pakootas, McMorris Rodgers clash on Obamacare, casino

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic challenger Joe Pakootas clashed over Obamacare, minimum wage, the best ways to bring jobs to the region and a new West Plains casino in their second debate of the campaign. In a taped debate broadcast Thursday evening on…


Baumgartner will refund unintentional MAC contribution

Republican state Sen. Michael Baumgartner’s campaign will refund $63.48 to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Foundation after the nonprofit organization learned that a check it thought was simply to cover the cost of breakfast for two employees had been recorded as a political…