Stories tagged: Nancy Isserlis
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Former city attorney accuses Straub report author of libel in latest statement
The attorney representing Nancy Isserlis panned a letter sent this week enforcing the finding she was responsible for the delay of potentially damaging public records until after Mayor David Condon’s …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
Investigator accuses former Spokane City Attorney of ‘diversion tactics’ in Frank Straub probe
Kris Cappel on Wednesday released her rebuttal of a letter from the legal team representing former City Attorney Nancy Isserlis, hinting that “personal reasons” stopped the now-resigned Isserlis from participating …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016
Editorial: City Hall turmoil self-inflicted
City Hall launched two processes designed to be transparent and inclusive. Both unraveled.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 7:17 p.m.
Condon’s pick for city attorney drops out; former attorney blasts Straub report
Laura McAloon cites a “toxic” relationship with City Council President Ben Stuckart as her reason for dropping out of contention for the city attorney’s office. Stuckart says she didn’t have …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
Author of Straub investigation defends findings against Mayor David Condon’s staff
The Seabold Group issued a two-page news release Thursday re-affirming the findings that members of Mayor David Condon’s staff, including City Administrator Theresa Sanders, blocked the release of records regarding …
Mon., July 18, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
Spokane mayor picks Laura McAloon as city attorney, while council members mull making job an elected position
Spokane Mayor David Condon has appointed a new city attorney to replace Nancy Isserlis, who resigned from the post last month amid continuing fallout from the ouster of former police …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
City Attorney Nancy Isserlis resigns
City attorney Nancy Isserlis has become the latest member of Mayor David Condon’s administration to resign in the wake of controvery surrounding the ouster of former police Chief Frank Straub.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Ex-Spokane police chief believes ouster was engineered, new filing says
After Spokane City Administrator Theresa Sanders and City Attorney Nancy Isserlis told former Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub the reasons why he was being forced from City Hall, he came …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
Witness lists provide look into Straub investigation
Two witness lists for the ongoing Spokane City Hall investigation into the firing of former police Chief Frank Straub have shed some light into the inquiry, but the inner workings …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Mayor Condon says he’d like city attorney to participate in investigation into police chief’s firing
Spokane Mayor David Condon said he’d like City Attorney Nancy Isserlis to cooperate in the investigation examining the firing of police Chief Frank Straub, in an interview with The Spokesman-Review’s …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
City attorneys warn council members against sharing details of meeting about Straub
Spokane city’s legal department has warned Council President Ben Stuckart and others that they could face criminal charges if they discloseinformation from a private meeting among city leaders held the …
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 4:47 p.m.
Study: Most poor Washingtonians don’t get legal help they need
Seventy percent of low-income households in Washington face at least one civil legal problem per year, and three-quarters of them don’t get the legal help they need, according to a …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Long wait to hire Spokane police ombudsman nears end
Three finalists for Spokane’s police ombudsman will be in town this week for community interviews, signaling an end in sight for a hiring process many say has left the position …
Tue., Jan. 20, 2015
Spokane updates its ethics code
Everything you need to know at Spokane City Hall, you probably learned in kindergarten: don’t steal, don’t take gifts from strangers, don’t lie. But now those rules are codified in …
Sat., Nov. 1, 2014
Stuckart action referred to city’s ethics panel
Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart is the subject of a possible ethics violation for leaking what city officials call a “highly confidential email regarding a pending matter of litigation.” …
Fri., Oct. 31, 2014, 10:40 a.m.
Stuckart subject of possible ethics investigation
Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart is the subject of a possible ethics violation for leaking what city officials call a “highly confidential email regarding a pending matter of litigation.”
Tue., Sept. 23, 2014
City, GU kayaker’s family settle
The city of Spokane has come to an agreement to settle a lawsuit with the family of Christopher Gormley, a Gonzaga University freshman who died after his kayak tipped in …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2013
Spokane mayor proposes city ethics ‘upgrade’
Spokane Mayor David Condon proposed Monday an overhaul of the city’s ethics committee, saying the decade-old body needs an “upgrade” to give citizens “the assurance of transparency.” Condon said no …
Tue., July 30, 2013
Spokane OKS early citizen initiative review
The battle at the ballot box briefly entered City Hall on Monday night, as supporters and opponents of Envision Spokane’s Bill of Rights squabbled over changes to the initiative process. …
Wed., Feb. 20, 2013, 6:10 p.m.
Knitting Factory may open again this week
Spokane city officials could announce as early as this morning the decision to reinstate the business license of the Knitting Factory after Police Chief Frank Straub closed the downtown concert …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
City sues Freddie, Fannie
Spokane city leaders allege they’ve been cheated out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes by two high-profile financial insitutions – money the city would have used to fix …
Thu., June 14, 2012
Mayor delivers apology in person
Last week, Spokane Mayor David Condon hand-delivered to Ann Zehm what she has wanted for more than six years: an apology. Zehm, 84, is the mother of Otto Zehm, who …
Wed., May 16, 2012
Otto Zehm family reaches settlement with Spokane
The family of Otto Zehm will get the apology they sought for more than six years as Spokane city officials agreed Tuesday to settle a civil lawsuit against nine police …
Tue., May 1, 2012, 5:15 p.m.
Mediation set in Zehm case against Spokane Police
A federal judge has set a two-day mediation session to settle the $14.5 million civil suit filed against nine Spokane Police officers by the mother and estate of Otto Zehm.
Tue., April 17, 2012
City attorney fires Treppiedi
The architect of Spokane City Hall’s controversial handling of the fatal police confrontation with Otto Zehm was fired Monday, marking the latest fallout from the excessive force case that already …
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2012, 11:34 a.m.
City fires attorney Rocky Treppiedi
Spokane City Attorney Nancy Isserlis has fired Assistant City Attorney Rocky Treppiedi effective today, the city said in a news release.
Thu., March 8, 2012
A welcome new challenge for city attorney
From the top-floor windows of Spokane’s tallest building, Nancy Isserlis looks across a city landscape of financial heartache and recovery. She reigns as one of the top bankruptcy attorneys in …
Fri., March 2, 2012
Condon fires city attorney
In the biggest shakeup of his administration yet, Spokane Mayor David Condon on Thursday fired City Attorney Howard Delaney following worsening criticism of the legal office’s handling of a series …
Thu., March 1, 2012, 5:46 p.m.
Spokane Mayor Condon fires City Attorney Delaney
Spokane City Attorney Howard Delaney, under fire for his handling of the Otto Zehm case and more recently its negotiated settlement to rehire an alcoholic police sergeant who fled from …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2007
Ruling best for lenders, borrowers
The Washington State Supreme Court put the promise back in promissory notes last month, and cleaned up a self-made, 17-year-old mess doing so. In clarifying a 1990 ruling, the justices …