Medical Lake mayor, City of Medical Lake
Eight years after Medical Lake decided to disband its independent police department, Mikeal Suniga said it’s time to re-establish it. But his challenger in the race to lead the city, Shirley Maike, said the town is served well by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Meet the candidates for Medical Lake City Council’s Positions 2, 4 and 5.
Medical Lake residents can choose among two longtime City Council members or a police officer to lead their city. On the August primary ballot three candidates, Shirley Maike, Laura Parsons and Mike Suniga are vying for the spot. The winner will replace Mayor John Higgins, who opted not to run for a new term.
All three Spokane City Council races will be on the August primary ballot, as will two council positions in the Spokane Valley and two in Medical Lake