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UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 8:07 p.m.

Steve Christilaw: When it comes to running marathons, it’s exhilarating to share in friends’ passions

Another friend posted his time from a weekend marathon, explaining that it was both a personal record at the distance (26.22 miles, to be exact), and a qualifying time for …


‘I can conquer anything’: Spokane’s Amy Biviano prepares for double marathon as she battles epilepsy

Spokane resident Amy Biviano, diagnosed 26 years ago with epilepsy, plans to do a double marathon – 52.4 miles – to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation as part of …


Bill Clinton will campaign for Hillary Clinton in Spokane on Monday

Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president has announced that President Bill Clinton will campaign for his wife in Spokane on Monday. Details were not immediately released.


Doug Clark: Amy Biviano takes up fight against epilepsy

One October night during her 2014 campaign for Spokane County treasurer, Amy Biviano began to feel the telltale sensations of a seizure coming on. The timing couldn’t have sucked more.


Election 2014: Experience at issue in county treasurer race

The candidates fighting for the job of Spokane County treasurer agree on one thing: The post should go to someone who understands investments and government finance. They differ, of course, …


Editorial: Amy Biviano has training to be Spokane County treasurer

In deciding the Spokane County treasurer’s race, voters first must determine the appropriate job description. In the primary, the two challengers criticized incumbent Rob Chase for being an activist. The …


Two Spokane County incumbents face strong challenges

Two incumbent Republicans in the Spokane County Courthouse appear to be facing tough challenges from Democratic opponents. GOP County Commissioner Al French was virtually tied with Democratic challenger Mary Lou …


Editorial: GOP’s Kuney best-qualified for Spokane County treasurer

Four years ago, Rob Chase was a write-in candidate who finished second in the primary and then knocked off incumbent Spokane County Treasurer Skip Chilberg in the fall. Now, it’s …


Finance experience an issue in county treasurer race

Current Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase learned one lesson in defeating his predecessor, Skip Chilberg, in the 2010 election. “For sure, I’m campaigning. I’m raising money,” said Chase, the 60-year-old …


Q&A with Spokane County Treasurer candidates Biviano, Kuney and Chase

All three candidates for Spokane County treasurer were asked the same questions on key issues. Here are their answers. Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the …


Candidates for Spokane County treasurer

Spokane County Treasurer Job description: The county treasurer is the custodian of all funds for the county and governmental subdivisions, including school districts and special purpose districts. The treasurer is …


Five interview for vacant Spokane Valley council seat

The Spokane Valley City Council spent more than two hours Tuesday interviewing the candidates vying to fill the vacant seat created by the resignation of Councilwoman Brenda Grassel, who moved …


Shea gun charge dropped

State Rep. Matt Shea no longer faces a misdemeanor gun charge sparked when he pulled a gun during a road-rage dispute. Shea, R-Spokane Valley, was charged in 2011 for keeping …


Amy Biviano applies for Spokane Valley council

Former Washington state legislature candidate Amy Biviano is one of nine people who have applied to fill a vacant position on the Spokane Valley City Council. Biviano lost to Rep. …


Clark: Friendship, hug are election night surprises

The Presidential Press Posse had just prowled into the Lair of Democrats in the Red Lion Hotel at the Park when a guy I barely know sidled up to me. …


Democrats holding edge in Legislature

Democrats appear likely to hold on to both chambers of the Washington Legislature. Republicans had pushed to recapture the state Senate, where the Democrats currently have five more seats than …


Ad Watch: Mix-up in Shea mailer

State Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane, mailed a new ad to voters late last week that sharply criticizes media coverage of him and misrepresents his and his opponent’s positions on key …


Doug Clark: Amy Biviano vs. Matt Shea, the race that keeps on giving

The tipster called me midday Friday with two eye-popping political developments, namely that 4th District state legislative candidate Amy Biviano appeared topless in a 1995 Playboy magazine spread. Five words …


Legislative candidate Amy Biviano unfazed by Playboy pic

Amy Biviano, the Democratic challenger in a high-profile battle for a legislative seat representing Spokane Valley, is defending a 1995 topless photo shoot with Playboy magazine as a confidence-building experience …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2012, 5:48 p.m.

Legislative hopeful Amy Biviano posed topless in Playboy

Amy Biviano, the Democratic challenger in a high-profile battle for a legislative seat representing Spokane Valley, is defending a 1995 topless photo shoot with Playboy magazine as a confidence-building experience …


Solidly GOP district seeing spirited race between Matt Shea, Amy Biviano

To Republican state Rep. Matt Shea, Americans are on the verge of becoming slaves, and he has a plan to stop it. Among his proposals: The federal government should make …


West Valley district students learning the election process

Most of them may not be old enough to vote in the general election Nov. 6, but they still hold strong opinions about the issues. Students across the West Valley …


Doug Clark: Stunt Shea pulled far from clean campaigning

Matt Shea – the Road Rage Republican running for re-election in Spokane Valley – has his knickers in a knot over his opponent’s supposedly dirty campaign tactics. Or in other …


Anti-Shea mailer features pointing gun

Democratic challenger Amy Biviano is turning incumbent Republican state Rep. Matt Shea’s road rage case into a campaign issue. But the mailer that began arriving in Spokane Valley mailboxes over …


GOP chief asks Shea to pull photo

It may have started as a joke, but the controversial photo of state Rep. Matt Shea standing on his Democratic challenger’s property has become a political hot potato for Republicans. …


Shea’s picture backed by GOP

The chairman of the Spokane County Republican Party is standing behind state Rep. Matt Shea’s decision to post a picture of himself on the Internet standing on his Democratic challenger’s …


Matt Shea, Q&A on 15 topics

Did not respond to requests to complete The Spokesman-Review’s legislative candidate’s questionnaire.


Amy Biviano, Q&A on 15 topics

1. Why do you feel that you are the best candidate? My background as a CPA and a public school volunteer gives me the right blend of small business experience, …


Democrat quotes Knezovich’s praise

Republican Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has given a boost to the campaign of a Democrat running for state Legislature in Spokane Valley, a move that highlights division in the …


Democrat joins prosecutor race

A Democrat is joining the race for Spokane County prosecutor. Longtime local attorney Frank Malone is officially launching his bid to challenge Prosecutor Steve Tucker today. Meanwhile, Tucker is scheduled …