u 2019 Washington Primary Election, Aug. 6
The popular Spokane newsman parlayed a 13-year stint at the local ABC affiliate into a successful bid for Spokane mayor, where he oversaw city operations moving into the old Montgomery Ward building and pushed for an amusement center in Riverfront Park.
Nadine Woodward, the recently retired Spokane news anchor, is running for Spokane mayor.
City Council President Ben Stuckart declared from the dais last week that neither Seattle nor Spokane is dying, but the divisive KOMO-TV report has prompted a wide-ranging discussion on the issue on the east side of the Cascades.
Stuckart accuses clean air agency regulatory overreach, cites Otis Hotel asbestos fines and construction delays
The local clean air agency “overreaches” with its regulatory authority and hampers economic development in an effort to “justify their existence,” said Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart.
Just a week after retiring from KXLY, longtime anchor Nadine Woodward said she may run for Spokane mayor.
The Spokane City Council wants you to support tax to maintain 30 firefighters and hire 20 new police officers. The mayor doesn’t.
Spokane voters will decide on a $5.8 million a year levy to pay for fire department and police staffing, a tax that six of the seven members of the City Council support, but Spokane’s mayor opposes.
Kevin Parker, Michael Baumgartner say they won’t run for Spokane mayor; KXLY anchor Nadine Woodward says she has ‘no immediate plans’
As the race for Spokane mayor draws closer, local leaders say the pool of candidates will likely narrow and stronger candidates will come forward later in the election season. Two prominent local Republicans announced they wouldn’t be running for mayor in a social media post last week and a long-time local TV anchor said she didn’t have immediate plans to run for office.
Washington voters likely will have the chance to eliminate fees that many cities, including Spokane, use to pay for paving and transit projects. With members of a ready-made opposition campaign present, Tim Eyman, along with Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan and his father Jack Fagan, presented the final boxes of signatures for Initiative 976 to the Washington Secretary of State’s Office last week.
City CouncilmanBreean Beggs has filed to run for city council president, saying he hopes to continue his work on criminal justice reform and help the council and the mayor’s office work work together.
The city of Spokane may ask voters to approve a $5.8 million increase in property taxes to pay 30 firefighters and hire 20 new police officers in a special election in February.
- Spokane mayor
- Fairfield Town Council
- Spokane Valley City Council, position 6
- Spokane Valley City Council, position 3
- Spokane Valley City Council, position 2
- Spokane City Council, south district
- Spokane City Council, northwest district
- Spokane City Council, northeast district
- Spokane City Council president
- Liberty Lake City Council, position 7
- Airway Heights City Council, position 7
- Spokane Public Schools Board, position 4
- Nine Mile Falls School Board
- Spokane Public Schools Board, position 2
- Spokane Public Schools Board, position 1
- Spokane Valley Fire Department Commission, position 1
- Spokane County Fire District 3, position 1
- Spokane County Fire District 10 Commission, position 1
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