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  • French, Mager issue accusations on ethics

    County Commissioner Bonnie Mager and her general election challenger, former Spokane City Councilman Al French, peppered each other Tuesday with allegations of unethical conduct. As in a similar exchange earlier …


  • Youth forum evokes best in politicians

    Seen the new attack ad on Chris Marr? I won’t repeat any of it, other than to note that it formally marked the moment when the local election season went …


  • Study finds room for urban growth

    Spokane County’s urban growth areas have enough land to serve the metropolitan area for the next 20 years, according to a study that will be discussed tonight. Planning officials will …


  • Spokane County Commission, Position 3

    Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager and her re-election challenger, former Spokane City Councilman Al French, seem to have mixed up their political party playbooks.


  • Mager fires back at French

    County Commissioner Bonnie Mager said Friday that her election challenger, Al French, was hypocritical when he accused her of wanting to make tax increases easier. “I think somebody who actually …


  • County commission objects to shoreline rules

    A state rewrite of Spokane County’s shoreline regulations is a “prime example” of state agencies “out of control,” Commissioner Mark Richard said Tuesday. With Washington’s budget on life support, the …


  • Mager, French debate raceway, waste

    The “only candidate who has created jobs” will face the “only fiscal conservative” in a prerecorded county commission debate tonight at 7 on KSPS-TV. Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager will …


  • Medical Lake site chosen for jail in 2-1 vote

    Spokane County commissioners accepted no public testimony but aired their own views on a new jail for an hour and a half Tuesday. They then voted 2-1 to confirm a …


  • Corrections center choice likely tonight

    Spokane County commissioners are scheduled to confirm this evening their tentative selection of a site for a replacement of the Geiger Corrections Center. Commissioners previously voted 2-1, with Bonnie Mager …


  • Spokane County approves land, sewer deal

    County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement Tuesday to trade 70 acres of undeveloped Spokane County Raceway land for Airway Heights sewer and water connections.


  • Clark: Let’s commission a monument to runaway spending

    How about that Spokane County Raceway, huh? Ho, hum. Another day. Another $850,000 blown out the ol’ exhaust pipe.


  • County settles raceway suits, resolving contractors’ claims

    The Spokane County Raceway will cost taxpayers $850,000 more under a lawsuit settlement county commissioners approved Tuesday. Commissioners Mark Richard and Bonnie Mager, who don’t agree on much about the …


  • French hangs on for general election

    A final vote count in last month’s primary election, to be certified today, didn’t turn around any races or trigger an automatic recount. Republican county commissioner candidate Al French retained …


  • 911 upgrade would allow texts, photos

    Emergency communications are about to join the Information Age in Spokane County – and get more expensive. Residents will pay 75 cents a month next year for 911 service, a …


  • Spokane County 911 tax to go up in January

    Emergency communications are about to join the Information Age in Spokane County – and get more expensive.


  • Primary election creates odd bedfellows

    When he announced his candidacy for Spokane County prosecutor, Dave Stevens called the incumbent, Steve Tucker, an “absent administrator.” But after coming in fourth in a six-way primary, Stevens said …


  • Mager runner-up vote count continues

    The race for second place in last week’s primary for Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager’s position remained too close to call Monday. Jeff Holy shaved five votes off Al French’s …


  • Election roundup: Murray, Rossi tie on the gloves

    Sen. Patty Murray will face Dino Rossi in the November general election, continuing the fight for a U.S. Senate seat that started even before the Republican former legislator got into …


  • County won’t oppose casino plan in Airway Heights

    A second tribal casino in Airway Heights would pay out for Spokane County under a deal county commissioners approved Tuesday on a split vote. With Commissioner Todd Mielke dissenting, the …


  • Commissioners finalize raceway funds

    Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager dissented again Tuesday during final action on a $588,500 racetrack expenditure. Commissioners Todd Mielke and Mark Richard said the money was needed for safety improvements …


  • Editorial: Commission would benefit from French’s leadership

    Democratic incumbent Bonnie Mager has drawn three strong Republican challengers in the primary contest for Spokane County commissioner. Party affiliation alone could grant her one of the two slots for …


  • Spokane County commissioner race votes limited to district

    Voters throughout Spokane County eventually will have the chance to vote for Spokane County commissioner. But only those who live in Commissioner Bonnie Mager’s district can vote in the Aug. …


  • Spokane County commissioner

    David Elton Personal: 44. 17-year resident. Married. Five children, ages 18 to 21.


  • Mager faces four GOP challengers

    As the only Democrat and the only woman, Bonnie Mager stands out among the candidates for her Spokane County commissioner position. Standing apart could help her survive next month’s primary …


  • Mager faces 4 GOP challengers

    As the only Democrat and the only woman, Bonnie Mager stands out among the candidates for her Spokane County commissioner position. Standing apart could help her survive next month’s primary …



  • County OK’s money for Avista Stadium upgrades

    Spokane County soon will start design work on $2.8 million worth of baseball stadium improvements required by a lease that pays $15,000 a year. County commissioners unanimously appropriated $10,000 Tuesday …


  • County spends another $500,000 on raceway

    County commissioners’ tempers flared Tuesday along with public spending on the Spokane County Raceway. Commissioners Todd Mielke and Mark Richard drove to a $1.1 million finish while Commissioner Bonnie Mager …


  • County picks Medical Lake site for new jail

    Spokane County Commissioners today voted to put a new jail at a site near the Medical Lake freeway interchange and a community corrections on the campus of the existing Spokane …


  • Spokane County lays off jail workers

    Spokane County will lay off 57 jail employees next month to offset a big drop in the number of inmates. The employees were notified Tuesday evening, and formal layoff notices …

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