Stories tagged: LaVerne Biel
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 9:31 p.m.
Truth-testing Spokane City Council candidates
The ballots are out, and candidates want your vote. But getting your vote can be a tricky proposition, so they try all kinds of methods. Pictures of them and their …
Tue., Oct. 13, 2015
Editorial: LaVerne Biel the best choice for District 2
Of two worthy candidates, Biel more likely to discourage Spokane City Council involvement in issues that draw attention away from priorities.
Thu., Oct. 8, 2015, 11 p.m.
The choice is City Hall or business experience in race for South Hill council seat
Behind every Spokane City Council member is a legislative aide. The L.A.’s, as they call themselves, answer phones, handle schedules, do research and run interference for their elected bosses. The …
Wed., Aug. 5, 2015
Condon and Lichty advance in mayor race
Spokane Mayor David Condon had the best primary election night of his elected life Tuesday, but he acknowledged the lopsided vote wasn’t a cause for unbridled celebration. “We all know …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 4, 2015, 10:30 p.m.
Condon will face Lichty in November election
Spokane Mayor David Condon had the best primary election night of his elected life tonight in his quest to re-election.
Thu., July 16, 2015
City Hall no stranger to District 2 candidates
Candidates for Spokane City Council on the city’s south side are no strangers to City Hall. Two of the candidates have mounted unsuccessful campaigns for City Council in recent years. …
Sun., July 12, 2015
Political balance before Spokane voters
For the past year, the debate at Spokane City Hall often has devolved into two camps, the mayor versus the City Council. Or, more directly, David Condon versus Ben Stuckart. …
Mon., July 15, 2013
Spokane City Council 2nd District candidates disparate
Jon Snyder knows he’s in a fight for his political life. His two opponents in the race to represent Spokane City Council District 2, John Ahern and LaVerne Biel, are …
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
Verner gives annual State of the City address
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner today sounded a hopeful note for financial recovery in her fourth State of the City address. Her speech last year focused on “positioning” the city for …