Stories tagged: appointment
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter announced that Eagle resident and small business owner C. Scott Grow has been appointed to fill the term of former District 14 State Sen. Marv Hagedorn.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
The 93-year-old former heart surgeon named Tuesday as the new president of the Mormon Church signaled his intention to make few changes in policy regarding the role of women and …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Law professor Robert Jackson is the Trump administration’s pick to fill the open Democratic seat at the Securities and Exchange Commission, raising the chances that Wall Street’s main regulator will …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Alabama Sen. Luther Strange got his appointment to Congress earlier this year from a governor who later resigned under the cloud of an ethics scandal.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
The mayor of a major city in Oregon has appointed the city’s first-ever tribal liaison.
Tue., July 10, 2012, 7:53 a.m.
OLYMPIA — Dino Rossi is going to be a state senator once again. The Metropolitan King County Council appointed Rossi on Monday to serve out the remainder of former Sen. …
Thu., June 14, 2012, 1:59 p.m.
WASHINGTON - A Spokane County dairy farmer was appointed to the national dairy board Tuesday.
Fri., Feb. 11, 2011, 5:02 p.m.
After a daylong interview process, Spokane County commissioners unanimously selected Jeff H. Baxter to replace Bob McCaslin in the state Senate.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
Fire District 8 commissioners plan to review procedures Sept. 8 for replacing Commissioner Jonathan Ferraiuolo, who will step down Monday. Ferraiuolo announced his resignation at the district’s Aug. 4 meeting.
Wed., Feb. 11, 1998
Senate Confirms Satcher As First Surgeon General In Three Years Republican Support Tips Vote In Favor
Dr. David Satcher won confirmation as surgeon general on Tuesday. Photo by Associated Press
Wed., Feb. 11, 1998
Fri., Jan. 9, 1998
Spokane Police Capt. John Sullivan will take over later this month as deputy police chief. Chief Terry Mangan chose Sullivan to replace Larry Hersom, who retires Jan. 20.
Wed., Nov. 26, 1997
Spokane County Commissioners on Tuesday appointed Vance W. Peterson to fill a vacant District Court judgeship. Peterson has been a District Court commissioner since 1991. In January, he’ll replace retiring …
Sat., Oct. 25, 1997
Fri., Oct. 10, 1997
A New Mexico lawyer and lobbyist for Indian gambling is President Clinton’s pick to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the White House said Thursday. If confirmed as the Interior …
Thu., Sept. 18, 1997
Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. recently announced the promotion of Tom Duff to Trentwood plant manager from hot rolling manager. Duff started with the company in 1966 as an electrical …
Tue., Sept. 16, 1997
Mexican Standoff Ends; Weld Says Adios To Helms Republican Nominee Gives Up Quixotic Quest For Ambassador’s Job
“I think Sen. Helms is where the problem is,” says William Weld. Photo by Associated Press
Fri., Sept. 12, 1997
Clinton Ready To Try Again To Fill Surgeon-General Post President Will Name Director Of Cdc, Dr. Satcher, To Oft-Controversial Office
Fri., Sept. 12, 1997
Gov. Gary Locke on Thursday appointed a Vietnam veteran to run the state’s Department of Veterans Affairs in the aftermath of a sexual harassment scandal that drove the previous director …
Thu., Sept. 4, 1997
An activist who earlier this year called for repealing the state’s Growth Management Act now is responsible for helping Spokane County comply with the law. On the recommendation of Commissioner …
Wed., Aug. 27, 1997
Audrey Haynes will have to miss her 20-year high school reunion in Adair County, Ky., this weekend. She’ll be busy looking for a place to stay in Washington, D.C., for …
Tue., Aug. 5, 1997
Locke Names New Policy Director Governor Also Criticizes Initiative To Block State Affirmative Action
Gov. Gary Locke on Monday picked a Chinese-born educator and lawyer, Wallace Loh, as his new policy director. Locke also spoke out against a proposed initiative to end state affirmative …
Thu., July 17, 1997
Kempthorne Grills Wildlife Nominee Challenges Clark To Lend An Ear To Bull Trout, Other Idaho Issues
The Clinton administration’s nominee to become director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service promised Sen. Dirk Kempthorne her agency’s cooperation as Idaho deals with endangered and threatened species issues. …
Wed., July 2, 1997
The Washington Association of Business declares itself “more than pleased” with enrollment in its HealthChoice insurance program launched a year ago by the lobby for small employers in need of …
Tue., July 1, 1997
Russian President Boris Yeltsin, whose image has taken almost as much punishment as his body over the years, has finally decided to do something about it. “By decree of the …
Sat., June 28, 1997
President Clinton on Friday nominated a park service veteran to become the first African American to head the National Park Service. Clinton’s choice of Robert G. Stanton to serve as …
Thu., June 12, 1997
Spokane attorney C. Bradley Chinn was named Wednesday to fill a new post as domestic violence commissioner in Spokane County District Court. Chinn, 48, will move from private practice into …
Fri., June 6, 1997
Patricia Williams Nominated To Replace Judge Klobucher She Was Among 40 Applicants For Bankruptcy Court Position
Sat., May 10, 1997
Labor Secretary Ready For Work As A Union Supporter And Former Business Owner, Herman Has Won Supporters On Both Sides
Vice President Al Gore shakes hands with Alexis Herman after Herman, who served in the Carter administration, was sworn in as secretary of labor Friday. Herman’s nieces, Angelica Broads, left, …
Tue., April 29, 1997
Former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley has been appointed to the board of the Hanford Environmental Health Foundation, the organization said Monday. Foley will join eight other board members who …