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Tuesday, February 18, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Phyllis Holmes

Personal: Age 58 … raised in Spokane and returned here in 1978 … insurance agent and planner for Principal Mutual Life Insurance Co. … former junior high school teacher, Simi Valley Unified School District in California … member, Spokane Regional Health District Board … member, Spokane Regional Transportation Council … member, Growth Management Steering Committee … married with two grown daughters. Elected to the City Council in 1993.

Education: Bachelor of arts in history from Whitworth College … certifications in insurance underwriting and financial consulting … graduated from North Central High School.

Finances: Raised a total of $10,661 as of Thursday, including $1,000 from Spokane Firefighters Local 29.

Campaign manager: Carol Darby, owner of Darby Team Consulting.

Favorite music: Classical, opera and country-western.

Pets: Ring-necked dove, Bertie. Two dogs: an American Eskimo, Buddy; and a cockapoo, Mickey.

Favorite TV show: “Nightline.”

Car used most: A white ‘97 Mercury Sable. Recently gave up ‘83 Oldsmobile Omega with 197,000 miles.

Riskiest thing done in last year: Climbing up nearly vertical, 100-foot bank on fishing trip in North Idaho.

Favorite book: “Gone with the Wind.”

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