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Jim Kolva

Personal: Age 49 … born in North Dakota, raised in Otis Orchards … five years as an Air Force navigator … land-use planner for 17 years … teaches at Eastern Washington University … former president, Spokane City Plan Commission … president, Cheney Cowles Museum Art Committee … married with two grown stepchildren.

Education: Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in urban and regional planning, Eastern Washington University … bachelor’s in general studies, Washington State University.

Finances: Raised about $14,000, including $500 each from Washington Water Power, MoMike Company, Greenstone Corporation, Walt Worthy and Tomlinson Black Realtors

Top three issues: Citizen involvement, long-range planning and the budget. , DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Photo



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