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u 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Top races to watch

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Spokane County Superior Court Judge, position 6

949
Candidate Pct
Tony Hazel (N) 61.55%
Jocelyn Cook (N) 38.45%

Spokane City Council, northeast council district

942
Candidate Pct
Kate Burke (N) 58.32%
Tim Benn (N) 41.68%

Spokane City Council, northwest council district

943
Candidate Pct
Candace Mumm (N) 53.10%
Matthew Howes (N) 46.90%

Spokane City Council, south council district

944
Candidate Pct
Breean L. Beggs (N) 57.97%
Andy Dunau (N) 42.03%

Spokane Valley City Council, position 1

947
Candidate Pct
Rod Higgins 50.83%
Chris Jackson (N) 49.17%

Spokane Valley City Council, position 2

951
Candidate Pct
Brandi Peetz 57.15%
J. Caleb Collier 42.85%

Spokane Valley City Council, position 4

950
Candidate Pct
Ben Wick 58.62%
Ed Pace 41.38%

Spokane Valley City Council, position 5

952
Candidate Pct
Pamela Haley (N) 61.33%
Angie Beem 38.67%

Spokane Valley City Council, position 7

948
Candidate Pct
Linda (Hatcher) Thompson 56.45%
Mike Munch 43.55%

Spokane School Board, position 5

957
Candidate Pct
Mike Wiser (N) 62.92%
Jennifer Muroya Thomas (N) 37.08%

Top measures to watch

Spokane Proposition 2

170
Option Pct
No 67.39%
Yes 32.61%


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Police: Man rammed Fircrest police car, tried to run over officer

Authorities in western Washington said they’re searching Saturday for a man who rammed a patrol car and tried to run over a police officer.


More than 170 cows seized from farm north of Seattle

Authorities have seized more than 170 cows from a farm in northwest Washington after about 50 cows were found dead on the property.


Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding fishing vessel

Authorities say five fishermen who had to abandon ship because of flooding were rescued off the Washington coast west of Cape Alava.


Health agency concerned about Hanford contamination spread

The Washington state Department of Health says there is a possible risk to the public if demolition of the Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant continues without better controls to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination.


Department of Health concerned about Hanford radioactive contamination spread

The Washington state Department of Health says there is a possible risk to the public if demolition of the Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant resumes without better controls to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination.


Major U.S. salmon producer fined $332K for farmed fish escape

The largest U.S. producer of farmed Atlantic salmon was fined $332,000 on Tuesday for alleged violations of Washington state water quality laws after hundreds of thousands of invasive Atlantic salmon were released last year into waters famed for their native salmon, state officials said.


Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s great fear: Courts viewed as partisan

One of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s great fears is that the federal judiciary will start to be seen as just another political branch of government divided along partisan lines like Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court justice said Tuesday.


Experts pull prediction for looming Rattlesnake Ridge slide

The Department of Natural Resources says it’s no longer predicting when a landslide event at Rattlesnake Ridge could occur.


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Latest news

Mudslides close tracks to passenger trains north of Seattle

More mudslides have covered train tracks north of Seattle, further halting passenger service between Seattle and Everett.


Cyprus president re-elected, defeats same opponent again

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades vowed to push on with attempts to reunify the ethnically divided island nation and to improve the economic fortunes of its people after he was re-elected by a wide margin Sunday.


Police: Man rammed Fircrest police car, tried to run over officer

Authorities in western Washington said they’re searching Saturday for a man who rammed a patrol car and tried to run over a police officer.


More than 170 cows seized from farm north of Seattle

Authorities have seized more than 170 cows from a farm in northwest Washington after about 50 cows were found dead on the property.


Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from flooding fishing vessel

Authorities say five fishermen who had to abandon ship because of flooding were rescued off the Washington coast west of Cape Alava.


Health agency concerned about Hanford contamination spread

The Washington state Department of Health says there is a possible risk to the public if demolition of the Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant continues without better controls to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination.


Department of Health concerned about Hanford radioactive contamination spread

The Washington state Department of Health says there is a possible risk to the public if demolition of the Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant resumes without better controls to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination.


Major U.S. salmon producer fined $332K for farmed fish escape

The largest U.S. producer of farmed Atlantic salmon was fined $332,000 on Tuesday for alleged violations of Washington state water quality laws after hundreds of thousands of invasive Atlantic salmon were released last year into waters famed for their native salmon, state officials said.


Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s great fear: Courts viewed as partisan

One of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s great fears is that the federal judiciary will start to be seen as just another political branch of government divided along partisan lines like Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court justice said Tuesday.


Experts pull prediction for looming Rattlesnake Ridge slide

The Department of Natural Resources says it’s no longer predicting when a landslide event at Rattlesnake Ridge could occur.