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Premera Blue Cross has tapped former Spokane Mayor David Condon to lead its expansion in Eastern Washington.
A dispute over where to operate a warming shelter for the city’s homeless opened old wounds with the Spokane City Council, even as Mayor David Condon celebrated the beginning or completion of major initiatives.
The mayor and council President Ben Stuckart celebrated together in 2014 when voters approved funding for rebuilding streets and Riverfront Park. But by the end of 2015, the relationship had soured over the departure of Straub, who’d been accused of sexual harassment by an employee.
A remade Riverfront Park and smoother streets are just the visible projects that have been accomplished during Condon’s administration. Beneath the city’s feet, there are tanks capable of holding millions of gallons of untreated stormwater and sewage from entering the Spokane River.
From sewer tanks to utility rates, outgoing Mayor David Condon spent two terms in office unrelentingly tackling the meat-and-potatoes matters of city government.
The Spokane City Council named the Salvation Army as the operator of the city’s next homeless shelter on Monday, but the city still has to identify a location.
Mayor David Condon’s final budget proposal for the City of Spokane includes funding for an additional 20 police officials, roadwork designed to ease congestion on the crowded Hamilton arterial and continued funding for emergency housing.
Opened in April, the Spokane Resource Center is one of 18 locations nationwide that are part of Carson’s signature “EnVision Center” program. The Housing Secretary, one of few Trump cabinet officials who have been with the administration since its beginning, said he was encouraged by agencies working together to assist those experiencing housing and employment issues.
Spokane’s oldest church drew praise from Gov. Jay Inslee and Mayor David Condon during its 140th anniversary celebration Sunday, and a crowd of several hundred people attended for hymns, a sermon and a toast to the future.
State Sen. Andy Billig, a Spokane Democrat who holds the powerful position of majority leader in the Senate, has locked horns with Mayor David Condon, a Republican and the only person in the last 45 years to be re-elected as mayor of the state’s second-largest city. The issue: bikeways on East Sprague Avenue.
The mayor spoke about areas of agreement between the executive and legislative branches of government and how investments made now on streets, police and housing should pay dividends for generations.
Spokane’s homeless will be asked Saturday to come to church.
The new program will work within the city’s existing civil service rules to match applicants with disabilities to jobs they’re qualified to do. The goal is to serve as an example for other private businesses in town to expand their workforce, said Mayor David Condon.
After outcry from dispatchers and the city’s firefighters union, the Spokane City Council overode the mayor’s veto and blocked a planned regionwide 911 integration which critics say may not improve public safety.
In the freezing-cold early-morning hours Monday, about two dozen activists assembled with a small group of homeless people to
The Spokane Police Department released a final report on a years-long police reform initiative in partnership with the Department of Justice.
Spokane Mayor David Condon promised to send a completed budget to the City Council by Nov. 1 and highlighted declining property crime rates in his annual Conditions and Affairs of the City address.
The Spokane City Council overrode Mayor David Condon's veto of an ordinance that would push the city to switch to completely sustainable energy by 2030 in a six-to-one vote during the Northeast Community Center town hall Monday.
The City Council appears to have enough votes to override the veto, which came on the eve of an international trip where city leaders will discuss their green efforts and learn more from sustainability experts in Sweden and Denmark. The law calls for the city to adopt a strictly renewable energy portfolio by 2030.
Following a trail of legal losses dating to 2014 when he became notorious for naming a drink Date Grape Koolaid, the former owner of the Daiquiri Factory in downtown Spokane has filed a hand-written federal lawsuit against the City of Spokane from his cell in the Spokane County Jail.