Stories tagged: todd mielke
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
After more than three years as CEO of Greater Spokane Incorporated, Todd Mielke announced he’s resigning from the organization effective Tuesday to pursue “other professional opportunities.”
Fri., March 22, 2019
Career Connected Learning will help give students – regardless of their economic status – a chance to thrive in a robust economy. It will help keep the greater Spokane area …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
We celebrate the investment the state has made in K-12 and ask legislators to now focus on funding education beyond high school.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Greater Spokane Incorporated unveiled a new brand Thursday, which its chief executive officer says better reflects its dual role of recruiting new businesses while helping existing local companies grow.
Sun., July 22, 2018
Beyond the Amazon fulfillment center’s 1,500-plus jobs, local officials see the company’s presence here as an opportunity to raise Spokane’s profile as a place to do business.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
Spokane is joining the stampede of cities competing to become Amazon’s second headquarters. The e-commerce giant will announce its selection next year.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
The loss of a home-grown business can always be a shock, but the true effects can vary.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017
GSI letter to congressional delegation criticizes House Republican plan to repeal Obamacare.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016
The Spokane City Council signed a short-term deal Monday with Greater Spokane Inc. for business development services, following a monthlong delay on a contract extension. The contract requires GSI to …
Fri., June 24, 2016
Spokane City councilmembers say they want to talk specific programs with Todd Mielke, the chief executive at Greater Spokane Inc., before approving a contract extension for economic development services.
Mon., June 20, 2016
Spokane County agreed it will not expand the area where urban growth can occur for at least nine years without meeting certain benchmarks, while controversial boundaries drawn in 2013 will …
Wed., June 8, 2016
Gov. Jay Inslee gave the final approval on Tuesday for the Spokane Tribe’s casino project, clearing the way to a $400 million gaming and retail development on the West Plains. …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016
Former Spokane City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin was chosen Monday to replace outgoing Spokane County Commissioner Todd Mielke.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016
The three candidates vying to replace Todd Mielke on the Spokane County Commission will field questions from Mielke’s former colleagues Monday morning.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016
Todd Mielke’s seat on the Spokane County Commission will go to either two political veterans or an up-and-comer with wide support among state legislators.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will continue to earn less than his undersheriffs after county commissioners rejected a proposal to boost the salaries of the sheriff and prosecutor. Knezovich and …
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016
Todd Mielke was a bit confused the first time he was asked if he’d consider heading Greater Spokane Incorporated. Mielke said he was having lunch with the chamber’s former CEO …
Sun., Dec. 27, 2015
Though the list of hopefuls is long, the Spokane County Republican Party will have several weeks after the new year to nominate replacements for outgoing County Commissioner Todd Mielke.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015
Spokane County Commissioner Todd Mielke Monday was selected as the new CEO for Greater Spokane Inc., the Spokane area’s chamber of commerce.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015
The 2016 Spokane County budget includes a bump in sales tax revenues, but also includes a pay increase of 1.5 percent for most employees, their first since 2011.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015
A split Spokane County Commission has chosen Gerry Gemmill as the next chief executive for the county. Friends and supporters say he’ll make good use of contacts and a perspective …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
Spokane County voters turned down by a wide margin a proposal to expand the three-member county commission. Just over 62 percent of voters said “no” to Spokane County Proposition 1.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 27, 2015
Gerry Gemmill, who previously worked for Spokane County and the City of Spokane, is favored by two Spokane County commissioners to become the county’s next CEO.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015
Feuding commissioners are uncertain what will be the outcome of a meeting Tuesday to talk about a new Spokane County CEO. Commissioners could appoint a handpicked replacement for Marshal Farnell, …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015
County Proposition 1 will add two commissioners, better serve citizens.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
The call for a charter to address representation issues in Spokane County government is nothing new.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
The proposal to expand the Spokane County Commission to five members is occurring in a contentious political climate that dates back at least a year.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015
On behalf of potential future employers, Doug Clark issues an open letter of recommendation for Spokane County Commissioner Todd Mielke.
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
The rancor that burst into the open this week among the three county commissioners seemed very much like high-stakes drama, or at least a very soapy opera: squabbling and bad …
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015
Public discussion of whether to support a ballot measure that would increase their ranks by two pitted Spokane County Commissioners against each other Tuesday night.