Stories tagged: spokane mayor
Sun., Dec. 29, 2019
The former longtime TV news anchor will officially succeed Mayor David Condon on Monday, with an inauguration ceremony and reception planned at the signature attraction of Riverfront Park beginning at …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Nadine Woodward, a former TV anchor in her first run for public office, claimed victory Tuesday night in the race for Spokane mayor.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Political group that questions Nadine Woodward’s honesty had someone lie about their presidential support in an effort to get her to say she voted for Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
Paul Dillon, Lili Navarrete and Sarah Dixit: Will the next Spokane mayor enforce the law, or play politics with women’s rights?
Will the next Spokane mayor enforce the law, or play politics with women’s rights? Voters have a choice.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Spokane will have a new mayor and council president after the November election, but there’s new and then there’s new. Two candidates are seeking promotions from their current elected offices. …
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.
Sun., July 28, 2019
Building a stronger Spokane will only happen if we support our working and middle class residents achieve economic opportunity and financial freedom.
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: 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 …
Sun., March 10, 2019
Just about every time someone mentions the possibility of a person with a TV news-reading background running for mayor of Spokane, I have the same thought.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018
Ben Stuckart is running for mayor. Again.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015
Tuesday’s election results suggest the city political strongholds are shifting.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
For the first time in more than four decades, Spokane voters have given a mayor a second chance. Mayor David Condon coasted to victory with 62 percent of the vote …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 2, 2015
Doug Clark is looking for one or two political junkies to join him on the Clark Pundit Posse on Election Night.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015
General election ballots must be mailed or deposited in drop boxes by Tuesday in Washington. Voters go to the polls in Idaho.
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago C.M. Fassett was named mayor of Spokane by unanimous vote of his fellow city commissioners. He would finish out the term of the former …
Thu., May 15, 2014
(First of a two-part series.) Overture. Curtains. Lights.
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013
On Friday I set out on a downtown quest to determine the street value of Spokane’s newest mode of currency, the Condon Coin. Haven’t heard of the Condon Coin?
Sun., April 8, 2012
Change has come to Spokane City Hall courtesy of voters, who in November ousted Mayor Mary Verner from office in favor of David Condon. In his first 100 days as …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012
A family squabble could become a big headache for new Spokane Mayor David Condon. Two of Condon’s brothers, who formed a compost operation that has a $2 million city contract, …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2012
Addressing the crowd at his inaugural ball, Spokane Mayor David Condon said he will strive to be like the popular mayor who led the city when he was a boy, …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2012
Listen up, gang. I’m looking for volunteers to make cookies, cupcakes and zucchini bread for our first (and hopefully last) Mary Verner Bake Sale. We need to raise $140,000. That’s …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2011
Now all David Condon has to do is wait. After a year of researching, campaigning, debating and fundraising in what some thought was a long-shot bid to become mayor of …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2011
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner will leave office at the end of the week as the city’s longest serving strong mayor of the four who have served in that capacity. But …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2011
The portion of the Mayor-elect David Condon’s transition team devoted to public safety has decided to keep its discussions confidential, leading one member to quit the group. Tim Connor, communications …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2011
The following is the full list of Mayor-elect David Condon’s transition team, which was announced late Thursday night. Theresa Sanders, who served as the city’s economic development director from 2007 …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2011
After years of frustration over Spokane City Council President Joe Shogan’s temper, a majority of council members for the first time this week engaged in a minor protest of Shogan’s …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2011
David Condon, the former deputy chief of staff of Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, claimed enough votes on Thursday to make any last-minute, shocking comeback by Mayor Mary Verner …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2011
Now comes that post-election moment for rationally minded pundits to scientifically pick apart how David Condon, a political upstart, made up a Goliath-size disadvantage to knock off a sitting Spokane …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2011
Many of those elected Tuesday to serve in Spokane City Hall were the most outspoken ahead of the election that Proposition 1 would doom the economy. But the same electorate …