Stories tagged: kelly cruz
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Political newcomer Nadine Woodward bested Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart in the primary race for Spokane’s mayor Tuesday night, with both vowing a tough general election campaign ahead.
Sun., July 28, 2019
The upcoming mayoral election could have serious implications for the future of police oversight in Spokane, as whoever wins could determine the extent of the power held by the police …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019
Voting in the primary election begins this week as five candidates seek to become Spokane’s next mayor.
Mon., July 15, 2019
The five candidates for Spokane mayor talk road diets, public transportation, bike lanes and whether bringing Lime scooters to the streets (and sidewalks) of Spokane was a good idea.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
All five candidates for mayor shared a stage for the first time Tuesday, disagreeing on homelessness, affordable housing and how to improve safety downtown.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
Spokane mayoral candidates draw clear ideological lines in first forum on climate change, criminal justice
At a forum Thursday night downtown, four of the five candidates vying for mayor were confronted with multiple questions on the environment, the future of the criminal justice system in …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
More than 50 years after voters decided to combine city and county jails, the city is considering separating city and county criminal justice services again.
Fri., June 7, 2019
Former TV Journalist Nadine Woodward has refused to do phone or in-person interviews with Inlander reporters, according to a piece the alt-weekly published Thursday.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
Shawn Vestal: The ‘Not Nadines’ have a point about lack of coverage of their Spokane mayoral campaigns
When Nadine Woodward announced she was running for mayor, local media covered it as a capital-B capital-D Big Deal. When most other candidates announced, not so much.
Thu., July 16, 2015
When Steve Salvatori quit the Spokane City Council for work in Texas last year, some people clamored for his replacement to be in his mold: a business-minded, fiscally conservative government …
Thu., June 26, 2014
To Kelly Cruz, it’s pretty simple: Either you pay for underage drinking prevention programs now, or you pay for incarceration later. “And we all know jail time is six or …
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014
A West Central Neighborhood leader says his life won’t be altered much by his recent one-in-a-million lottery win that will give him $1,000 a week for the rest of his …
Tue., July 16, 2013
Call it a race for supremacy at City Hall. A tug of war between the mayor and City Council president. Just don’t call it boring.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2012
Dozens if not hundreds of fliers left on cars and doorsteps against Spokane City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin’s campaign for state Senate could violate state disclosure law. The black-and-white fliers that …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012
The West Central Neighborhood Council wants its neighborhood out of the alcohol impact area. Though the neighborhood council previously supported being part of the voluntary AIA, where sales of single-serving …