Stories tagged: resignation
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Pandora CEO Tim Westergren to leave company
Pandora announced that chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren will step down from his position and his seat on the board. The company named Chief Financial Officer Naveen Chopra as …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Ousted Spokane street director writing reports on improving city streets while officials determine future
Mark Serbousek is preparing reports for Public Works Director Scott Simmons on how things could be performed differently in the streets department, a city spokeswoman said Wednesday. Serbousek was relieved …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Intelligence chief James R. Clapper Jr. submits resignation
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. said Thursday that he has submitted his letter of resignation to President Barack Obama, cementing his long-declared plan to leave his job …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
Seattle police union board votes to remove outgoing president now
The Seattle Police Officers’ Guild board of directors has voted to remove outgoing president Ron Smith before his resignation takes effect at the end of the month. Smith announced his …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Breitbart reporter involved in Donald Trump incident resigns
The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
Key player in prisoners’ early release resigns state post
State officials say the assistant attorney general who advised Corrections officials they didn’t need to recalculate prisoners’ sentences after discovering a sentencing software error has stepped down.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
Former Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy resigns for dishonesty, still accredited in state
Jeremy Jeske, 44, remains an accredited law enforcement agent in Washington state despite resigning after being confronted with lies in an investigation involving fraudulent vehicle inspections.
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Embattled Spokane deputy prosecutor resigns
Marriya Wright resigned Wednesday in the wake of allegations she aided a wanted felon elude capture.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012, 7:59 a.m.
Spirit Lake police chief resigns
SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho — Spirit Lake’s police chief has resigned and two other officers were disciplined over an inappropriate conversation at work.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
Housing worries drive resignation
Spokane Valley Fire commissioner Monte Nesbitt announced his resignation this week after the firefighters union raised questions about his residency. Nesbitt, who is currently the chairman of the commission, read …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2012, 7:58 a.m.
Giffords resigns House seat to focus on recovery
WASHINGTON — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from the House with a standing ovation from her colleagues, more than a year after she was gravely wounded by a would-be …
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011
Valley council member resigns
Spokane Valley City Councilwoman Rose Dempsey announced Wednesday that she is resigning her seat on the council effective Friday. Her decision comes after a contentious council meeting Tuesday night where …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
New fire commissioner sought
Fire District 8 commissioners plan to review procedures Sept. 8 for replacing Commissioner Jonathan Ferraiuolo, who will step down Monday. Ferraiuolo announced his resignation at the district’s Aug. 4 meeting.
Thu., June 18, 2009
Taylor resigns from council
Spokane Valley City Councilman Steve Taylor announced Tuesday that he will resign June 30 to become city administrator of Connell, Wash. Taylor, 33, has been on the council since Spokane …
Thu., April 16, 2009
Liberty Lake City Council member Sayrs resigns
Liberty Lake City Council member Brian Sayrs announced his resignation from the council Tuesday after other council members raised concerns about his repeated absences last week. A letter was received …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2007
Craig exits; who’ll step in?
BOISE – Embattled Sen. Larry Craig announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate on Saturday, after a week of intense pressure over his involvement in an airport restroom sex-solicitation scandal …
Thu., Sept. 18, 1997
Valley Fire Official Jim Fox Resigns
Valley Fire District Commissioner Jim Fox has stepped down three months before the end of his term. The board of commissioners plans to appoint Joe Dawson, a West Valley School …
Sat., Feb. 22, 1997
Starr Stays, Says Quitting Was Mistake Nevermind, Special Counsel Tells Perplexed Nation
Bowing to intense criticism, Whitewater special prosecutor Kenneth Starr on Friday reversed his decision to quit and promised to keep working “full steam ahead” investigating allegations of wrongdoing by President …
Thu., Dec. 12, 1996
Idaho Labor Leader Calling It Quits Afl-Cio President Says Politics Has Nothing To Do With Decision
Idaho AFL-CIO President Randy Ambuehl has resigned to return to a journeyman electrician job. He said Tuesday he wanted to spend more time with his wife and three children after …
Tue., Nov. 12, 1996
Gop Chairman Bows Out Eikenberry’s Four-Year Tenure Marked By Fighting Between Party’s Conservative, Moderate Wings
Fri., Oct. 11, 1996
Thomas Surprised All Sides At Forest Service Timber Industry Officials Worry About Successor Clinton Will Pick
U.S. Forest Service Chief Jack Ward Thomas announced his resignation Wednesday. Photo by Associated Press
Wed., June 12, 1996
Dole Says Goodbye To His Senate Past Majority Leader, Now Mr. Dole, Begins Living For His Future
Former Sen. Bob Dole and his wife, Elizabeth, leave Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Photo by Associated Press
Wed., May 15, 1996
Dole Turning Over Senate Reins So He’s Free To Campaign
Yielding to the demands of his presidential campaign, Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has decided to cede the day-to-day operations of the Senate to Republican colleagues while he tries to …
Sat., May 11, 1996
Kootenai Defender To Resign Public Defender’s Office Has High Turnover Rate
After six months in office, the Kootenai County chief public defender announced Friday he is resigning. Ron Coulter said Friday the Idaho attorney general’s office offered him a job. Coulter …
Fri., Jan. 19, 1996
Micron’s Boss Quits Abruptly Appleton’s Sudden Departure Follows Clash With Simplot
Steve Appleton, the 35-year-old wunderkind who rose from production line worker to chairman of Micron Technology Inc. in less than a dozen years, resigned from the semiconductor company on Thursday. …
Sat., Jan. 6, 1996
Common Fund President Resigns
The president of the Common Fund, an investment pool that lost more than $138 million for 700 universities and colleges, resigned Friday. David K. Storrs said in a statement that …
Thu., Dec. 14, 1995
Bausch & Lomb Chief Resigns
Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s longtime chief executive, hurt by questionable contact lens marketing practices that depleted profits and invited federal scrutiny, says he is retiring on Dec. 31. Daniel E. …
Mon., Aug. 21, 1995
Paper Forecasts End For Sparky
Detroit Tigers manager Sparky Anderson will resign from the team he has led for 17 years at the end of this season, The Detroit News reported Sunday. Though his future …
Mon., June 5, 1995
Councilman To Be Spirit Lake Mayor
A four-year veteran of the City Council of Spirit Lake, Idaho, will serve as acting mayor after the unexpected resignation last week of Mayor Paul Korman. Council President Bob Street …
Fri., June 2, 1995
Lavalley Resigns From Planning Commission
Failing health has promoted renegade planning commissioner George LaValley to resign. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review