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Truth-testing Spokane City Council candidates

The ballots are out, and candidates want your vote. But getting your vote can be a tricky proposition, so they try all kinds of methods. Pictures of them and their smiling spouse and kids. Dramatic commercials. A little bit of mud thrown at their opponent.

The choice is City Hall or business experience in race for South Hill council seat

Behind every Spokane City Council member is a legislative aide. The L.A.’s, as they call themselves, answer phones, handle schedules, do research and run interference for their elected bosses. The work allows an intimate knowledge of City Hall mechanics, a perfect classroom for anyone who may want to join City Council in the future.

Condon and Lichty advance in mayor race

Spokane Mayor David Condon had the best primary election night of his elected life Tuesday, but he acknowledged the lopsided vote wasn’t a cause for unbridled celebration. “We all know what that spread means, don’t we,” he said. “We all know what happened four years ago, but I’m very grateful for the results.”

City Hall no stranger to District 2 candidates

Candidates for Spokane City Council on the city’s south side are no strangers to City Hall. Two of the candidates have mounted unsuccessful campaigns for City Council in recent years. The third has worked as an aide to council members for the past six years.