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March 3, 2009 in City
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Tracy Staab / Municipal judge requirements

Municipal Judge Tracy Staab, who lives outside the city of Spokane, responds to a question about whether the city population doesn’t provide a large enough pool of qualified candidates for judge. The Spokane City Council on Monday voted 4-2 to reject a proposal from City Councilman Bob Apple that would have required municipal judges to live within city limits, and one of the arguments against was that it would limit candidates.

Jonathan Brunt / The Spokesman-Review
 
March 3, 2009 in City
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Tracy Staab / Municipal judge residency

Judge Tracy Staab on whether challengers in the upcoming election might make an issue out of her living outside of the city of Spokane. The Spokane City Council on Monday, March 2, 2009, voted 4-2 to reject a proposal from City Councilman Bob Apple that would have required municipal judges to live within city limits.

Jonathan Brunt / The Spokesman-Review