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School boards draw challengers amid budget crisis and layoffs

School board races are off to a fast start in Spokane County – especially in Mead, where at least one challenger has promised to make an issue of the district’s recent decision to close two popular programs.


Seven candidates file for the city’s two top positions on the first day of filing week

Seven candidates have filed for the City of Spokane’s two top positions on the first day of filing.


Spin Control: Campaign season is about to start, officially

The candidates are in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to sound.


Lawmakers may vote on I-1000 before session ends

Legislature may vote on affirmative action initiative in the final days of the session.


Democratic group teaches political skills to emerging women leaders

Spokane Valley’s Mary May might have lost her bid to be a state representative last November, but she didn’t throw her signs away.


Andy Rathbun drops out of mayor’s race to run for Spokane City Council, but there are still 8 people running for mayor

One of the most vocal critics of his opponents, Andy Rathbun, has withdrawn from the mayor’s race to run for City Council, saying he may not have the name recognition to win the city’s top position.


Spokane County Library District hopes for almost $2 million from increased property tax

The Spokane County Library District will soon ask voters to approve an almost $2 million property tax increase to pay for maintenance, security and increasing the library’s digital resources.


Shawn Vestal: The ‘Not Nadines’ have a point about lack of coverage of their Spokane mayoral campaigns

When Nadine Woodward announced she was running for mayor, local media covered it as a capital-B capital-D Big Deal. When most other candidates announced, not so much.


Mike Fagan running for Spokane City Council president

Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan is running for the council’s highest position.


Stunned Eyman loses fight against possible ban on managing money for campaigns

Longtime initiative sponsor Tim Eyman lost an attempt to keep the state from banning him from the financial aspects of future campaigns if they prove he violated campaign finance law.



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