Stories tagged: breean beggs
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Would a new slate of tenant protections help, or hurt, the city’s efforts to address this side effect of a successful housing market? The Spokane City Council will try to …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Owners of the Yellowstone Pipeline are closing in on a new 25-year agreement to operate in Spokane.
Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
Over the course of four years, there’s sure to be plenty for Mayor-elect Nadine Woodward and incoming Spokane City Council President Breean Beggs to disagree about. But the two politicians, …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
With just a handful of meetings left, the outgoing two-term City Council president has informally ceded his post to Councilman Breean Beggs, who will be sworn in as the new …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
By winning his race for Spokane Council president, Breean Beggs will vacate his seat representing the South Hill district.
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
After all that time, all that argument and all that Realtor money, the landscape at City Hall will be strikingly similar to the one we’ve had for eight years. Given …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Entering the weekend separated by only 145 votes, the Wendle and Beggs campaigns have had teams canvassing the city to track down voters whose ballots were initially rejected by election …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
Spokane council president race now even tighter, recount possible; disputed council races still close
The already tight race for Spokane City Council president narrowed even further on Friday and could be heading toward an automatic recount. The race between Councilwoman Karen Stratton and challenger …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
The gap between candidates for Spokane City Council president was cut by more than half after additional ballots were counted on Thursday, indicating the race will go down to the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
County elections officials offered an updated tally of the votes on Wednesday that was good news for those held a lead after the initial results rolled in on Tuesday.
Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
The Spokesman-Review asked the candidates for Spokane City Council president a series of questions about city policy and priorities in an attempt to glean further insight into their priorities and …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
A new ad for Cindy Wendle laments the sharp rise in drug-related crime in downtown Spokane. But a new ad for her opponent, Breean Beggs, celebrates a decrease in crime …
Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
In a 30-second spot released this week by a candidate for Spokane City Council president, a brief scene shows a row of tents shaking in the wind. But the footage …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Whether it was Nadine Woodward and Ben Stuckart for mayor, or Breean Beggs and Cindy Wendle for City Council president, candidates for public office laid out different plans for addressing …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
Breean Beggs has detailed solutions for Spokane’s most pressing issues. But Cindy Wendle asks why, if he’s an effective leader, haven’t they already been implemented?
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Sponsor Michael Cathcart said the measure is intended to make sure the city remains competitive in business recruitment.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
Homeless to be left in the cold as Condon, City Council trade jabs over lack of adequate shelter space
Mayor David Condon acknowledged that the city will not have adequate shelter space when cold weather hits this weekend. The Spokane City Council and mayor held dueling press conferences on …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
The candidates for mayor and city council president debated the city’s approach to homelessness at a forum at the Spokane Public Library on Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
Homelessness will be the topic of debate between mayoral and City Council president candidates at the downtown Spokane Public Library on Sept. 5.
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
Northeast Council District’s light voter turnout was weakness for Mike Fagan’s council president bid.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
The picture that emerged on Tuesday night remained essentially unchanged after more votes were counted Wednesday in the primary election for Spokane City Council president, setting up a contest between …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019
Ben Stuckart and Nadine Woodward have raised – and spent – nearly the same amount of money in their campaigns for mayor. Both describe their base of support as diverse, …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
The city council is expected to vote on a resolution that would ask the city to study the feasibility of returning a police precinct to the heart of downtown.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
Members of the Spokane Police Department and City Council met Thursday to discuss whether relocating a police precinct to the heart of downtown would be the best way to accomplish …
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019
Shawn Vestal: Building a bigger, better Spokane County Jail won’t necessarily solve overcrowding issue
Every release from the Spokane County Jail, from the least serious to the most, from allegation to conviction to dismissal, tells a different story. But we apply the same blunt …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019
Four years after the city of Spokane moved its downtown police precinct away from the Spokane Transit Authority’s headquarters, City Council may explore the feasibility of bringing a precinct back …
UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019
Four candidates hope to past the primary election for Spokane City Council president.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
Spokane City Council candidates were divided on how to make Spokane safer and reduce homelessness, with some arguing for mandatory drug treatment and more police, and others saying more housing …
Sat., May 25, 2019
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan pumped his fist while leading his audience in an enthusiastic chant Thursday evening, seemingly offering full-throated support to a conservative secessionist movement that would turn …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
Seven candidates have filed for the City of Spokane’s two top positions on the first day of filing.