Stories tagged: commissioner
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Critic of Vancouver oil terminal wins costly port race
An outspoken critic of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver won a port commissioner race that may shape the project’s future.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
NFL expects Roger Goodell contract extension to be finalized soon
The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart says …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Is it a conflict of interest for a county commissioner to testify in local goat abuse case?
Carolyn and Debbie Lattin, the operators of Lattin’s County Cider Mill and Farm, were back in Thurston County Disrict Court on Friday to take part in another hearing related to …
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
Baseball has a new boss
BALTIMORE – Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man competition to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans …
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
MLB notes: Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote
The three candidates in Major League Baseball’s first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote. …
Tue., March 20, 2012, 11:22 a.m.
County commissioner candidate eliminated from ballot
One of the seven candidates in a Kootenai County commissioner race has been eliminated from the ballot due to residency requirements, county Clerk Cliff Hayes said in a news release.
Sat., March 20, 2010
Kootenai primary has big GOP field
Six Republicans will face off for two Kootenai County commission positions in the May 25 primary. The races are winner-takes-all because no candidates from other parties filed by Friday’s deadline. …
Sat., Oct. 12, 1996
Luring New Businesses Demands New Leaders, Demo Candidates Say
Democratic challengers Jeff Johnston and M. Grant McMullen are focusing on economic development in their uphill battles against two incumbent Republican Stevens County commissioners. The county needs to support its …
Fri., Oct. 11, 1996
Career Candidates Face Off Rankin, Sheroke Offer Voters Choice Of Ideological Opposites
Kootenai County voters next month will choose between two men who’ve lost a combined 12 elections in 15 years. And some residents are none too happy about it.
Thu., June 1, 1995
Company Wins Right To Mine Gravel New Commissioners Dump A Deal To Restrict Pit’s Operations
After more than three years of battles, Interstate Concrete on Wednesday won the right to mine gravel on 230 acres of the Rathdrum Prairie. The decision by Kootenai County commissioners …
Fri., March 24, 1995
Commissioners Judge Padden Is Best Conservative Legislator Appointed To Fill Vacancy On District Court Bench; Will Resign From House Immediately
Wed., March 22, 1995
County Takes Land From Tax Protester
Kootenai County commissioners Tuesday agreed to take title to land owned by a protester who tried to pay his taxes with promissory notes. Commissioner Bob Macdonald said County Treasurer Jeanine …
Wed., March 22, 1995
County Misses Deadline On Zoo Land Inland Empire Paper Co. Had Offered Land As A Gift; Missed Chance May Force Zoo To Close Or Move
Spokane’s beleaguered zoo lost its best chance for salvation when Spokane County commissioners let a deadline pass for accepting the zoo land as a gift. The lost opportunity means Walk …
Wed., Feb. 15, 1995
Zoo Manager’s Pleas Are Met With Skepticism
(For the record, Friday, February 17, 1995): Spokane County commissioners are considering an offer of 81 acres, site of Walk in the Wild zoo, from Inland Empire Paper Co. The …