The former campaign manager for mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward said she was asked “to act contrary to (her) values” in a blog post on Monday.
Election preview: Crowded 7-member field of candidates seeks to replace Mike Fagan on Spokane City Council
The open seat to represent northeast Spokane on the City Council has drawn multiple challengers, including seasoned political players and first-time candidates. They all agree, however, that their district has been overlooked at City Hall for dollars to support infrastructure and industry.
Spokane City Council candidates were divided on how to make Spokane safer and reduce homelessness, with some arguing for mandatory drug treatment and more police, and others saying more housing was the best way to get people off the street.
Control of Spokane Valley City Council a top issue for two of Councilman Arne Woodard’s primary challengers
Two candidates hoping to unseat conservative Spokane Valley City Councilman Arne Woodard say their goal is to shift the balance of power on the council. Former government contract negotiator Al Merkel and accountant Lance Gurel said they more often agree with more moderate members of the council, Brandi Peetz, Ben Wick and Linda Thompson.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spoke six times during Wednesday’s Democratic debate, largely sticking on topic on his top issue: climate change.
Ten Democrats compare and contrast on health care, climate change and Afghanistan in first presidential candidate debate.
The incumbent in the Liberty Lake City Council race, Cristella Kaminskas, said her two terms give her important experience to make good policy for the growing city. But her opponents in the Aug. 6 primary say its time for change and say its not appropriate for her to serve on the same City Council as her father.
Shawn Vestal: With first mayoral forum finished, Spokane voters deserve more to decide who should lead city
We need a mayoral contest of ideas and philosophies and proposals, one sharpened through debates, forums, interviews and other means to separate the candidates from stage management and sloganeering as possible.
All five candidates for mayor shared a stage for the first time Tuesday, disagreeing on homelessness, affordable housing and how to improve safety downtown.
Spokane Valley City Council Candidate Al Merkel is facing a charge of driving under the influence after he was arrested in May.
Spokane mayoral candidates draw clear ideological lines in first forum on climate change, criminal justice
At a forum Thursday night downtown, four of the five candidates vying for mayor were confronted with multiple questions on the environment, the future of the criminal justice system in Spokane and how to grow wages with the coming of Amazon.
Spokane police are called much more often to the STA Plaza and other public locations downtown than the library. But a social media conversation started by mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward has led her opponents to weigh the necessity of keeping a uniformed officer at the location, an idea that would cost the city at least three times its current spending on security in the building.
Gov. Jay Inslee still pushing for a presidential debate on climate despite the thumbs down from the Democratic National Committee
More than 50 years after voters decided to combine city and county jails, the city is considering separating city and county criminal justice services again.
Contributions for former television news anchor Nadine Woodward have hit six figures, making her the only mayoral candidate in the crowded field to reach that mark so far. Meanwhile, an opponent, current City Council President Ben Stuckart, says a questionable campaign practice known as a push poll is contacting voters with misinformation. He initially alleged the poll came from the Woodward campaign, but later said it could have originated from an independent group.
Former TV Journalist Nadine Woodward has refused to do phone or in-person interviews with Inlander reporters, according to a piece the alt-weekly published Thursday.
After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in September.
The Spokane Public Library is investigating after an unauthorized video of an altercation between a guard and a library patron was posted by a mayoral candidate on social media.
British euroskeptic Nigel Farage said Monday that his new Brexit Party’s victory in the European election should spur Britain to leave the European Union even without a divorce deal – a call echoed by many senior Conservatives, stung by their party’s humiliating defeat.
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan pumped his fist while leading his audience in an enthusiastic chant Thursday evening, seemingly offering full-throated support to a conservative secessionist movement that would turn Eastern Washington into a 51st state called Liberty. But on Friday, Fagan, who’s running for council president, said he’s not necessarily a supporter of the movement.