Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Latest from The Spokesman-Review


  • Doug Clark: Hopefully, Condon won’t stop the insanity

    First real day on the job and Mayor David Condon makes noises about fulfilling his campaign promise to restore the public’s faith in the Spokane Police Department. Folks, I’m worried.


  • Spokane’s new mayor takes the reins

    Now all David Condon has to do is wait. After a year of researching, campaigning, debating and fundraising in what some thought was a long-shot bid to become mayor of …


  • Clark: Council’s last gasp evokes past pungent pranks

    I’d like to extend rare Clark kudos to lame-duck Spokane City Council members for adhering to that tried-and-true American tradition of screwing over the incoming political opponents. This sort of …


  • Fire departments, districts regroup from failed levies

    Fire departments and districts in the Spokane Valley area were taking stock this week and trying to determine how to move forward after levy and bond requests on the November …


  • Wick clinches win

    After more than a week of watching votes trickle in, Ben Wick can finally feel comfortable that he has won a position on the Spokane Valley City Council. Wick was …


  • Area bonds and levies mostly fail

    Fire departments and fire districts in the area surrounding Spokane Valley largely came away from the polls with disappointing results as several levy and bond requests failed. The exception was …


  • Ex-city economic director to lead Condon transition

    Spokane Mayor-elect David Condon on Tuesday announced that his transition will be led by the city’s former economic development director, and he promised to oversee an open government. “Obviously, I …


  • From rhetoric to reality: Mayor-elect faces challenges

    And now comes the hard part: governing. David Condon made a spectacular comeback in his bid to become the mayor of Washington’s second largest city.


  • Shogan aside draws protest

    After years of frustration over Spokane City Council President Joe Shogan’s temper, a majority of council members for the first time this week engaged in a minor protest of Shogan’s …


  • Area bonds and levies mostly fail

    Fire departments and fire districts in the area surrounding Spokane Valley largely came away from the polls with disappointing results this week as several levy and bond requests failed. The …


  • It’s now Spokane Mayor-Elect Condon

    David Condon, the former deputy chief of staff of Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, claimed enough votes on Thursday to make any last-minute, shocking comeback by Mayor Mary Verner …


  • Incumbents slide, try to explain shift

    Many of those elected Tuesday to serve in Spokane City Hall were the most outspoken ahead of the election that Proposition 1 would doom the economy. But the same electorate …


  • ‘Positive’ group close to control of Valley council

    A group of people unhappy with the status quo who ran together on a “Positive Change” slate in the 2009 Spokane Valley City elections are a single seat away from …


  • Condon campaign donation scrutinized

    The state Republican Party gave David Condon’s campaign for mayor $25,000 on Oct. 27. It’s easily the largest contribution to a Spokane candidate this year, and has supporters of Mayor …


  • Complaint filed against Spokane Valley candidate

    A complaint has been filed with the Washington state Public Disclosure Commission against Spokane Valley City Council candidate Marilyn Cline, alleging that she has been running a home-based business without …


  • Condon to open coffers for TV ad blitz

    Spokane voters likely will have plenty of chances in the next few weeks to see David Condon on TV. The candidate who is challenging Spokane Mayor Mary Verner has spent …


  • Loberg challenging incumbent Woodard for council position 3

    Ballots for the November election are beginning to arrive in mailboxes, making it decision time in the races for Spokane Valley City Council. Current Spokane Valley Councilman Arne Woodard faces …


  • Cline, Wick vie to take council position vacated by Gothmann

    Candidates Ben Wick and Marilyn Cline are competing to win Spokane Valley City Council position 6 on the November ballot. The seat is being vacated in December with the retirement …


  • Independents may hold fate of state Senate seat

    Spokane Valley’s 4th Legislative District is so Republican that voters have elected the GOP candidate 38 times in the 40 legislative elections since 1980. So Republican that both candidates in …


  • Record donation from Costco

    OLYMPIA – In an effort to get voters to end the state’s liquor monopoly, Costco this week made the single-largest political contribution in history – nearly $9 million – to …


  • Hession-Stuckart race is a contrast in styles

    Primary election voters in Spokane didn’t seem eager for a change. They gave incumbent Mayor Mary Verner a big victory over her opponents and former Mayor Dennis Hession a first-place …


  • Complaint filed against Spokane Valley candidate

    A complaint has been filed with the Washington state Public Disclosure Commission against Spokane Valley City Council candidate Marilyn Cline, alleging that she has been running a home-based business without …


  • Carroll challenges incumbent Grafos for Valley Council seat

    Ballots for the November election are being mailed at the end of the week, making it decision time in the races for the four Spokane Valley City Council seats up …


  • District 1 race draws outspoken council critics

    After a packed, six-way primary, voters in northeast Spokane have two unconventional choices to fill the Spokane City Council seat that will be vacated at the end of the year …


  • Salvatori, Jones outline differences

    Candidates for Spokane City Council responded to 20 questions from The Spokesman-Review soon after filing to run for office. Because only two candidates filed to run for the Northwest seat, …


  • Candidates for council District 3 talk jobs

    The race to represent Northwest Spokane has turned into one about priorities. Is the top priority jobs, as Steve Salvatori argues, or is jobs one of many priorities, as Joy …


  • Rush, Allen lock horns

    As a member of the Spokane City Council, Richard Rush hasn’t been afraid of controversy. He led the charge to create the city’s new controversial water rates, and while others …


  • City Council seat rivals weigh in on issues

    Candidates for Spokane City Council responded to 20 questions from The Spokesman-Review soon after filing to run for the office. Because only two candidates filed to run for the south …


  • Scaled-back Bill of Rights still packs in issues

    Much is different and much is the same in Envision Spokane’s second attempt to get voters to approve a version of its Community Bill of Rights. Its proposal on the …


  • Mayor’s race highlights water, police choices

    If the results of the August primary are any sign, Spokane voters liked what they saw from Mary Verner during her first 45 months in office. Characterizing herself as even-keel …

Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile