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Dp Councilman Resigns, Pulls Out Of Mayoral Race Personal Reasons Force Doug Box To Withdraw; Mike Wolfe Unopposed

Deer Park City Councilman Doug Box has resigned from his position and withdrawn from the mayor’s race in the North Spokane County town. Box said he based his decision on …


Mayoral Poll Is Drawing Flak Survey Paid For By Sabey Alludes To Geraghty’s Private Finances

A telephone survey asking what some voters consider loaded questions about Spokane’s mayoral candidates is being denounced by the incumbent and disavowed by the challenger. Pollsters hired by the Sabey …


City Council Member Ready For Mayor’s Job

Airway Heights Airway Heights Mayor Don Harmon likes to point to his hard work in office as a reason for the economic expansion of this small city west of Spokane. …


Council Candidate Says Time On Her Side Retiree Wants To Improve Parks, Businesses

Dougall


Bodman Says He Will Tell It Like It Is Council Candidate Claims City Government Needs Someone With New Ideas, Views

Bodman


Council Critic John Talbott Ready To Lead Mayoral Candidate Wants To Turn Words Into Deeds

John Talbott has never held an elected office in Spokane, but he’s been voicing his opinions about city politics for years. The retired Air Force colonel who wants Mayor Jack …


Geraghty Meets Many Of His Goals Mayor Wants Second Term To Complete Objectives

Four years ago, candidate Jack Geraghty launched his mayoral campaign with “an agenda for progress.” The five-page document detailed what he considered the major challenges facing the city of Spokane …


Campaign ‘97

Candidate Q&A; Do you think the city should continue to broadcast the public forum portions of the City Council meetings?” - asked of Spokane City Council candidates. Position 1 Barbara …


Roseth Knows Sanders Beach

Hank Roseth


Campaign ‘97

Candidate Q&A; Do you think Spokane School District 81 should increase, decrease or keep at its current level of $200,000 the funding for its Equity Program? - asked of candidates …


Commissioners Refuse To Give Themselves A Pay Raise But They Approve 4 Percent Hikes For County’s Other Elected Officials

Kootenai County commissioners gave raises Tuesday to all the county’s elected officials - except themselves. Commissioners Dick Compton and Dick Panabaker voted to increase salaries 4 percent for the county …


Waste Center Requires More Money Council To Consider Paying More For Hazardous Storage Facility

Unstable ground and unexpected utility lines made construction of a Spokane storage center for hazardous wastes more difficult and expensive than expected. The Spokane City Council today will consider spending …


Mayoral Results Reveal Rift In City Politics Voters Draw Line Between Talbott In North And Geraghty In South

1. Geraghty 2. Talbott


Seattle Mayor’s Race Down To Three Port Commissioner Tops Vote, Absentee Ballots To Determine His Opponent

The Seattle mayor’s race is down to Paul Schell and somebody from West Seattle. Schell, a Port of Seattle commissioner, was the top vote-getter with 27 percent in Tuesday’s mayoral …


A Quick Trip To Polls Today In Some Cities

If you live in the right place, today is election day. But don’t worry about spending too much time at the polls. No voter in Spokane County has more than …


Sommers Touts His Low-Key Leadership

Duane Sommers


Mayor’s Job A Test Of Strength Candidates Buck Weak-Mayor System That Can Reduce Post To Ribbon-Cutting

Spokane has a weak-mayor form of government. Does that mean the city’s mayor can’t be strong? It depends on who answers the question. “There’s a sense in which it’s impossible,” …


Four Fight Incumbent For Council Position 3 Holmes Will Try To Hold On To Seat She’s Held For Past Four Years

Phyllis Holmes is trying to fend off four challengers to keep her seat on the Spokane City Council. A bus monitor, small-business owner, telecommunications manager and neighborhood volunteer are vying …


Robert Higgins

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Judith Gilmore

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High Hopes For Council Position 2 The Time Is Right, Say Aspirants Vying For Brewer’s Seat Sept. 16

Mike Brewer may not want his Spokane City Council seat next year, but four other people certainly do. A graphic designer, an energy management specialist, a business executive and the …


Ken Withey

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Charlotte Karling

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Mayor Hassell To Seek Re-Election Packard Only Council Member To Decline Run

Al Hassell, who upset the only two-term mayor in the Lake City’s history four years ago - Ray Stone - will run for a second term. There are strong indications …


Interviews With Candidates For Mayor Televised Today

Interviews with Spokane’s mayoral candidates will be televised on TVW, Washington’s public affairs network. The unedited interviews, conducted by The Spokesman-Review editorial board, will be shown today on cable channel …


City Leaders Take Hits On 2 Election Fronts Sabey Contributes To Effort Ripping Downtown Bridge, Mall

With less than two weeks to go before the city primary elections, two new groups - one relatively well-heeled, the other operating on a shoestring - are pushing issue-oriented campaigns. …


Inside Look

The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board has interviewed candidates for mayor of Spokane and for the first time, the public can watch these interviews on cable television. Taped this week by TVW, …


Candidate Is His Own Worst Enemy

When we last visited Citizen Phil Kiver, his runaway mouth was tripping up his race to become Cheney’s youngest mayor. During my two hours with him, he picked a fight …


Jimmy Marks Calls Off Campaign For Mayor Gypsy Leader Says He Was Warned In Dream To End Candidacy

The Jimmy Marks for Mayor campaign was put to rest Tuesday - two days after the would-be candidate said he had a nighttime visit from his dead father, Grover. “My …


Local Gop Leader In Race For Council Seat Karling Plans To Make Crime, Streets And A New Bridge Over Falls Focus Of Campaign

Karling