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Allen vs. Rush, Street taxes

City Councilman Richard Rush and former City Councilman Mike Allen debate the $20 vehicle tab tax and possible creation of a street utility tax. Allen is challenging Rush’s bid for re-election for his seat representing South Spokane.

Fairchild tracks removal to cost county more

Spokane County’s duty to remove railroad tracks from Fairchild Air Force Base will cost almost $252,000 more than expected.

City Council seat rivals weigh in on issues

Candidates for Spokane City Council responded to 20 questions from The Spokesman-Review soon after filing to run for the office. Because only two candidates filed to run for the south seat, there wasn’t a primary and none of the responses given by Richard Rush and Mike Allen ran in the print edition until today. To read candidates’ responses to all the questions, head to The Spokesman-Review’s Election Center at spokesman.com/election.

Allen vs. Rush, Red Light Cameras

City Councilman Richard Rush and former City Councilman Mike Allen debate red light cameras. Allen is challenging Rush’s bid for re-election for his seat representing South Spokane.

Condon vs. Verner, Water Rates

Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and David Condon, former district director for U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, debate the city’s new water rate structure, which decreases rates on those who use less and increase rates on those who use more. Condon is challenging Verner’s bid for re-election.

Scaled-back Bill of Rights still packs in issues

Much is different and much is the same in Envision Spokane’s second attempt to get voters to approve a version of its Community Bill of Rights. Its proposal on the November ballot is significantly scaled down. Instead of the nine rights the group floated in its failed 2009 citizen initiative, this list only includes four.

Mayor’s race highlights water, police choices

If the results of the August primary are any sign, Spokane voters liked what they saw from Mary Verner during her first 45 months in office. Characterizing herself as even-keel in turbulent times, she nearly doubled the vote total of second-place finisher David Condon, a former congressional aide to Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. 

I-1183 aims to end state monopoly on liquor

OLYMPIA – There may be a feeling of been there, done that on this year’s ballot. With Initiative 1183, voters might even be thinking “didn’t we do that twice, just last year?” There are some similarities between I-1183 and the two unsuccessful initiatives to end the state’s monopoly on liquor sales last year. All involve ending the state’s monopoly on liquor sales.

Condon vs. Verner, Intro

Spokane Mayor Mary Verner and former Congressional aide David Condon make their case for the November election.

Rush, Allen debate water rates

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Allen and Rush critique Rush and Allen

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Easy to be frightened by such eerie electioneering

This time of year is such a creepfest. The ghouls. The goblins.

Allen vs. Rush, Intro

City Councilman Richard Rush and former City Councilman Mike Allen critique each other’s work on City Council. Allen is challenging Rush’s bid for re-election for his seat representing South Spokane.

Allen vs. Rush, Water Rates

City Councilman Richard Rush and former City Councilman Mike Allen debate the city’s new water rate structure. Allen is challenging Rush’s bid for re-election for his seat representing South Spokane.

Allen vs. Rush, Budget Cuts

City Councilman Richard Rush and former City Councilman Mike Allen debate budget cuts. Allen is challenging Rush’s bid for re-election for his seat representing South Spokane.