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School Board Races Launched

Two conservative patrons are challenging moderate incumbents on the Post Falls school board in May elections. Elsewhere in North Idaho, patrons are showing mixed interest in open school board seats.

Phil Gramm Leads Republican Pack In Fund Raising

The first finance reports of the presidential race show Lamar Alexander raising most of his money in his native Tennessee, Bob Dole doing well among former top government officials and …

Robertson Predicts Bad Things If Nominee Favors Abortion Rights He Says Ticket Could Suffer If Religious Conservatives Aren’t Happy

Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson said Saturday that the nomination of a Republican presidential or vicepresidential candidate who favored abortion rights “could bring the ticket down” by dampening enthusiasm among Christian …

California’s Dornan Running For President 62-Year-Old Conservative Seeking Republican Nomination

Dornan, with wife Sallie and grandchildren, announces his candidacy. Photo by Associated Press

Liddy’s Daughter Will Seek Office

The daughter of Watergate burglar G. Gordon Liddy is running for office. Alexandra Liddy Bourne, a Republican, is challenging Democrat Linda Puller, for her seat in the House of Delegates. …

Either Way, County Will Never Be The Same Time Will Tell If Voters Made The Right Decision

A generation from now, students of Spokane government will call the voters of 1995 visionaries. Or knuckleheads.

Valley Fire Pumped Up For City

The incorporation bandwagon is starting to fill. Spokane Valley Fire District commissioners voted unanimously this week to endorse the incorporation proposition. They joined Carnhope Irrigation District No. 7 and the …

Daley Wins By Landslide In Chicago

Mayor Richard M. Daley scored a landslide victory over independent Roland Burris in a mayoral election Tuesday that drew the lowest voter turnout in half a century. With 34 percent …

Group Seeks Vote On Required-Gun Measure Spot On Ballot Sought After ‘No’ By Benewah County Commissioners

Benewah County gun supporters say they’ll go to the voters, since officials are unwilling to touch even a watered-down gun measure. “I’m looking forward to election day,” said Ken Rouw, …

Specter Appeals To Gop Centrists Iowa Republicans Don’t Give Him Much Of A Chance

GOP candidate Arlen Specter. Photo by Associated Press

Dole Wins Support In Iowa

Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole won endorsements of his presidential campaign from two key Iowa Republicans on Wednesday, not only boosting his prospects in the first-caucus state but also increasing …

Levy Election On Board’s Agenda

The Coeur d’Alene school board is scheduled to discuss a possible supplemental levy election at its 7 p.m. meeting today. No decision on whether to hold an election for the …

Republican Black Running For President


Colville School Levy Narrowly Approved

FOR THE RECORD CORRECTION: The amount of the newly approved two-year, $584, 701-per-year Colville School District levy was wrong Saturday. Correction published on Tuesday, March 28, 1995.

Ex-Governor May Challenge Clinton In ‘96


Deer Park School District Seeking $5.5 Million Bond To Remodel Schools

The Deer Park School District will seek a $5.5 million bond in the May 16 election to completely remodel two schools and rewire two others for computer networks. On Monday …

Crow Fined $250 For Reporting Campaign Funds Belatedly

State Sen. Gordon Crow, R-Hayden, has been fined $250 for belatedly reporting nearly $5,600 in campaign contributions. Crow failed to report the contributions until four months after he collected them …

Valley Incorporation Heads For May 16 Vote

It’s a lucky day for supporters of Spokane Valley incorporation. County commissioners meet this morning to set May 16 as the day Valley residents will decide if they want to …

Area Schools Considering Added Levies Post Falls May Decide Tonight To Seek Levy Of $450,000

The Legislature has decided what it’s giving schools this year, so now school districts have to decide if that’s enough. Post Falls School District is one of the earliest districts …

Regulation Fight Likely To Be On Ballot Initiative 164 ‘A Major Policy Decision With A Huge Price Tag’

Voters are likely to decide the fate of an initiative that would require taxpayers to pay property owners if government regulations infringe on the use of their land. The House …

School District Levies Go To Voters Tuesday

Colville School District voters must decide Tuesday whether they want to restore programs cut by last year’s double operating-levy failure. Elsewhere in rural northeastern Washington, five Lincoln County school districts …

Doles Urges Cabinet Cuts

Majority Leader Bob Dole. Photo by Associated Press

Presidential Candidates To Visit Spokane After Contenders Debate, Their Names Will Be Placed On Municipal Ballot

Presidential candidates are expected to visit Spokane in October to take part in a nationally televised debate on environmental issues. The debate, scheduled for Oct. 22 in the Ag Trade …

Gop Candidates Begin Race A Year Early Nine Presidential Hopefuls Spar In New Hampshire At Dinner For 1,400

A rapidly growing roster of Republican presidential hopefuls started their version of spring training Sunday, courting the favor of New Hampshire Republicans one year before the state’s first-in-the-nation primary. Nine …

Gop Candidates Descend On New Hampshire One Year Before Primary, Nine Hopefuls Attend Dinner For 1,400

The three leading Republican presidential candidates competed Sunday to cast themselves as disciples of Ronald Reagan but were overshadowed at times as other GOP hopefuls waged a pointed debate over …

Gop Candidates Racked Up Debts But Help Arrives From Pacs That Backed Rival

(From For the record, Thursday, February 23, 1995:) A chart with Sunday’s story on congressional campaign contributions incorrectly linked two organizations. House Speaker Tom Foley received a $5,000 contribution from …

Conservatives: Gop Candidates Must Be Against Abortion But Moderates Say A Split Will Weaken The Party’s Chances Of Capturing The White House

Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter. File/Associated Press

Dole Hits Trail In New Hampshire Republican Hopefuls Open Campaign For President

Majority Leader Bob Dole: “This is for real.” Photo by Associated Press

Bill To Cap Campaign Cash Dies In House Committee Large Contributions Made In Governor’s Race Cited

Rep. Jim Stoicheff’s attempt to limit campaign contributions in state and local elections died in a House committee on a tie vote Thursday. The Sandpoint Democrat and House minority leader …

Quayle’s Out Of 1996 Race For President Money Quest Takes The Place Of Early Primaries