Stories tagged: nadine woodward
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
After talking to our key, on-the-ground stakeholders about homelessness, I have developed a strategy to start turning our challenges into solutions.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
Shawn Vestal: Realtors and other rich interests are pouring money into funds to back Nadine Woodward and other Spokane candidates
As special-interest money pours into local elections, do donors with $50 to contribute deserve 100 or even 1,000 times less free speech than the deep pockets? What about people without …
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.
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Local developers offer their perspectives on the issues raised in “Curing Spokane,” a video released Thursday that discusses downtown crime, public safety and homelessness.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Spokane isn’t dying, but it needs curing. That’s the argument made in “Curing Spokane,” a 17-minute video released on Thursday and produced by Spokane developer Larry Stone.
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.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
Though voters in Seattle appeared last week to dismiss the notion that their city is “dying,” the November general election is shaping up to test if Spokane feels sick.
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Advocating for change at every level of city government, the Association of Washington Realtors threw their support behind political novices at an unprecedented level in the months leading up to …
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., 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.
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 …
Tue., July 23, 2019
As public safety and police accountability continue to play a central role, the Spokane Police Guild has endorsed Nadine Woodward for mayor in the primary election.
Sun., July 21, 2019
Realtors are pouring an unprecedented amount of money into Spokane primary campaigns, with the Washington Association of Realtors throwing substantial support behind mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward and three fresh faces …
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.
Fri., July 12, 2019
Nadine Woodward has distinguished herself as someone who seems to gaze upon the city from a castle window, viewing problems from an aloof, fearful distance. This is unfortunate if you …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
The former campaign manager for mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward said she was asked “to act contrary to (her) values” in a blog post on Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
Shawn Vestal: With first mayoral forum finished, Spokane voters deserve more to decide who should lead city
We need a mayoral contest of ideas and philosophies and proposals, one sharpened through debates, forums, interviews and other means to separate the candidates from stage management and sloganeering as …
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: Thu., June 20, 2019
Spokane police are called much more often to the STA Plaza and other public locations downtown than the library. But a social media conversation started by mayoral candidate Nadine Woodward …
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.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
Contributions for former television news anchor Nadine Woodward have hit six figures, making her the only mayoral candidate in the crowded field to reach that mark so far. Meanwhile, an …
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: Thu., May 30, 2019
The Spokane Public Library is investigating after an unauthorized video of an altercation between a guard and a library patron was posted by a mayoral candidate on social media.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
Seven candidates have filed for the City of Spokane’s two top positions on the first day of filing.
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019
Andy Rathbun drops out of mayor’s race to run for Spokane City Council, but there are still 8 people running for mayor
One of the most vocal critics of his opponents, Andy Rathbun, has withdrawn from the mayor’s race to run for City Council, saying he may not have the name recognition …
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.
Wed., April 3, 2019
The popular Spokane newsman parlayed a 13-year stint at the local ABC affiliate into a successful bid for Spokane mayor, where he oversaw city operations moving into the old Montgomery …