Stories tagged: 2017 washington election
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Breean Beggs squares off against Andy Dunau in a contest for one of the most liberal-leaning areas of town. Dunau casts himself as a centrist, and says Beggs’ support of …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
As Deer Park continues to grow in size, candidates for the mayorship both hope to increase the amount of deputies patrolling and attract more businesses to the area.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
Ed Pace, Ben Wick disagree on vaccination proposal as they seek second term on Spokane Valley Council
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace tries for a second term while former Councilman Ben Wick tries to return to office.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
In a burgeoning city expected to reach or exceed its proposed size in the next few years, Liberty Lake City Council candidates list growing pains as their largest concern.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
Though Mike Kennedy has no personal experience as an elected official, he’s been behind the political scenes of Spokane and Liberty Lake for years, he said. Now he’s a candidate …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
The race for a Spokane County Superior Court judgeship is partly about the race itself. Jocelyn Cook, who is vying to unseat incumbent Judge Tony Hazel in the November election, …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Spokane Valley councilman who didn’t disclose juvenile felony charges when appointed hoping to retain seat
Drug and alcohol abuse have affected two Spokane Valley City Council candidates in very different ways.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
In a rare public appearance, city prosecutor Adam Papini chose to face a roomful of his peers to talk openly about his beleaguered campaign as a candidate for municipal court …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Just before ballots arrive in the mail, all candidates competing for Spokane City Council and Spokane School Board seats will participate in a casual candidate forum.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Kate Burke and Tim Benn say the problems facing the district they hope to represent transcend party politics. But a clear ideological divide has sprouted around their candidacies.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Lifetime Medical Lake resident Leo Spilker believes learning on the job is the best way to prepare for leadership, a strategy he intends to use in the race for Medical …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
For the West Valley School District, as for districts across the state, navigating the implications of the state Supreme Court case that forced Legislators to boost education spending will be …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Students arrange Valley council candidates debate Wednesday evening at West Valley High School.
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley City Council Position 1 pits incumbent experience against challenger’s youth.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
A city prosecutor arrested for DUI in June remains on the ballot for a municipal court judge position despite all signs pointing to an abandoned campaign.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
A last-ditch effort to revive the beleaguered initiative for this November’s ballot failed Friday, all but ending the possibility voters will weigh in on a policy some contend makes Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Proposition 1, an initiative that supporters say would strip Spokane of a disputed “sanctuary city” status, will get a hearing before an appellate court commissioner Thursday as the deadline looms …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
The proposal to roll back a Spokane policy prohibiting officers from asking about immigration status will not be before voters following an order from Spokane County Superior Court Judge Julie …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 5 a.m.
A $12,000 contribution-supported ad campaign airing on local broadcast and cable channels argues the Republican Party is pushing equality and the issues most important to women.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Spokane lawmakers are looking for 12 people to serve on committees that will draft statements supporting and opposing the two ballot questions scheduled to be decided on this year’s ballot. …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
‘Sanctuary city’ opponents in Spokane receiving legal, financial support from national anti-immigration groups
The political advocacy group Respect Washington has received thousands of dollars and legal advice from organizations tied to John Tanton, a Michigan-based activist who has been criticized for holding staunchly …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich repeated his promise Thursday to seek a legal injunction if the measure on the November ballot passes, and said he’s in talks with railroads about joining him. …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Good for Seattle, which soon will have its second woman mayor, and the first in 91 years. Spokane had three in its last 32.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Seattle voters took the first step in choosing a new mayor with early returns in Tuesday’s primary showing former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan clearly in first in the race to …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:22 p.m.
Democrat Dhingra leads Republican Englund in race that likely will decide if GOP keeps control of state Senate
With control of the state Senate at stake, Democrat Manka Dhingra is ahead of Republican Jinyoung Lee Englund in the race for an expensive legislative race.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Chris Jackson and Angie Beem move on to the general election in Spokane Valley
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Liberty Lake residents not getting a community center.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Tony Hazel finished first in the primary to hold his Spokane County Superior Court seat, but he’ll likely have to face Jocelyn Cook to keep it.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Beggs and Mumm post strong showings in Spokane City Council primaries, Burke and Benn face off in northeast
The two incumbents on the primary ballots for Spokane City Council earned the majority of votes counted Tuesday in their districts. Kate Burke will square off against Tim Benn in …
Sun., July 30, 2017
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