Stories tagged: Duane Alton
Sun., July 3, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spin Control Files: John Sonneland was the man behind Spokane’s term limits
Physician and businessman John Sonneland ran several times for Congress but was more than just a perennial candidate.
Wed., Jan. 28, 2015
Group targets Central Valley school bond, levy
Bright yellow fliers encouraging a “no” vote on Central Valley School District’s bond and levy are arriving in mailboxes this week. Bold, black lettering states that the district wants voters …
Wed., April 24, 2013
Vestal: Anti-school message hits the road with Alton money
If you thought that Duane Alton’s anti-schools campaign had slowed down since it took a drubbing at the ballot box last fall, think again. It just shifted the battle ground …
Thu., April 11, 2013, 1:43 p.m.
Spokane group behind anti-levy fliers in Battle Ground
A retired tire store owner and conservative activist from the Spokane area is bankrolling a mailing urging Battle Ground voters to reject an April 23 school levy. The fluorescent yellow …
Wed., April 13, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Apology by anti-tax group falls short
You’ve got to hand it to the Citizens for Responsible Taxation. When they go irresponsible, they go big. They’ll overstate the amount of school-funding measures by about 100 percent. They …
Sun., April 10, 2011
District says group’s flier exaggerates levy request
Along with a ballot, residents of the Orchard Prairie School District may have found a bright yellow flier in their mailboxes recently urging them to vote “no” on an upcoming …
Fri., Jan. 28, 2011
Trio has strange way of showing love for kids
John Beal, Marilyn Montgomery and Duane Alton just love children. They love them so much, in fact, that they’ve spent thousands of dollars opposing bond measures in districts where they …