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Editorial: Spokane Valley and Liberty Lake endorsements

Over the past few weeks, we’ve offered recommendations to voters on initiatives and in local races that appear on the Nov. 5 ballot. Today we have a few final suggestions …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019

California to let college athletes make money, defying NCAA

California will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape U.S. amateur sports.


Editorial Endorsements: Kuney and French for Spokane County commission

Among the candidates running for Spokane County commissioner are a relatively new commissioner and an experienced one. Mary Kuney in District 2 and Al French in District 3 deserve election …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018

California Democratic Party isn’t endorsing Sen. Feinstein

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term, another sign that the party is divided over how …


Editorial: Our picks for local elections

Please note that our endorsements are merely recommendations, and should be read as such. Voters are encouraged to find as much information as possible and decide for themselves.


Eye on Boise: Ada County asks Rep. Giddings to repay homeowner’s exemption

Ada County is moving to collect back taxes from state Rep. Priscilla Giddings, R-White Bird, for claiming a homeowner’s exemption for her Garden City home in 2016 while also claiming …


McConnell: Bannon, others gunning to knock off GOP incumbents are ‘specialists at nominating people who lose’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Sunday sharply criticized former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and others trying to knock off Republican incumbents as “specialists at nominating …


County commission hopeful Andrew Biviano wins endorsement from ‘opposite end of political spectrum’

Spokane Valley City Councilman Ed Pace, a self-proclaimed libertarian, constitutionalist and tea party Republican, said Democrat Andrew Biviano is exceedingly qualified for the commission job and “has a heart for …


Trump slows GOP defections as lawmakers led by Thune backtrack

Donald Trump may have stanched the bleeding of Republican support for his embattled campaign, with several Republicans who had called on him to step down now saying they plan to …


Catch up with S-R endorsements

The Spokesman-Review endorsed a number candidates in the primary and will continue issuing endorsements, including those for ballot initiatives, in the coming weeks. Once finished, we will publish a summary …


If Trump can’t get along with GOP, how will he govern?

Beyond the immediate fallout from his rocky relationship with party elders, there’s a longer-term reality for Donald Trump: Should he win the presidency, he’ll have to work closely with the …


Recap of primary endorsements

Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election


Looking for info on Washington primary? Check Election Center

The newspaper’s Election Center offers past coverage, candidate issue grids and editorial endorsements to help voters with choices in the Aug. 2 primary election.


Recap of primary endorsements

Endorsements for 2106 Washington state primary election.


Your thoughts on opinion section

We used to sign the editorials, but many readers believed them to be solely the view of the authors. Editorials are meant to reflect the view of the board, not …


Gary Crooks: To endorse or not to endorse?

“Who are you to tell me how to vote?” That’s not a new complaint, but it has gained momentum in this hyperpartisan era where the distinction between reliable information sources …


Spin Control: Governor’s race drawing loads of out-of-state money

OLYMPIA – Close races usually mean big spending, and Washington’s gubernatorial race is no exception. Along with candidates Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee, who have a combined total of $18 …