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Getting There: Northeast City Council candidates discuss North Spokane Corridor, street planning, public transit

Northeast Spokane has seen several major transportation construction projects in the past few years, including changes to Crestline and Sprague. An even larger one looms with completion of the North Spokane Corridor. City Council candidates Tim Benn and Michael Cathcart offer their views on those projects, as well as whether car tab fees should be reduced.

News >  Spokane

Rob Curley: Hearing the candidates one more time before you vote, with a little more discussion and a little less debate

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 10:57 p.m.

There have been so many dang debates in Spokane this election season that it’s hard to tell whose heads are swimming the most: the candidates’, the voters’ or the journalists’. I can’t remember if it was Steven Tyler or Ayn Rand who said that anything worth doing is worth overdoing, but judging from my phone’s musical library, a solid guess is Aerosmith. Of course, Shakespeare noted it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. Or maybe that was Bon Jovi. It doesn’t really matter.
News >  Spokane

Stuckart vows to stick to facts, principles that have guided his City Hall career if elected Spokane mayor

As Ben Stuckart faces November’s vote, he contends with a well-documented, eight-year record at City Hall. But he also offers a deep, hands-on background in local government in politics. Stuckart acknowledged that his nuanced views of complex issues may not fit the political moment of tweet-sized pronouncements and vague hot takes. But he said he wouldn’t change.
News >  Spokane

Woodward aims to use trust amassed over broadcast career to bring about change if elected Spokane mayor

Nadine Woodward has been hesitant to bring her political views into the nonpartisan race, declining to seek the endorsement of either political party. Instead, she’s argued that the election is about trust – trust she’s earned over more than 25 years beamed into the living rooms of Spokane families. She hopes that trust will propel her to the mayor’s office, where she aims to bring about change.
News >  Spokane

Spokane police arrest man threatening mass shooting

A Spokane business received threats from a former employee, Chesed Johnson, 41, at 5:30 p.m. that he planned to shoot up the business with an AR-15 style rifle, according to a news release. The disgruntled employee also made threats to shoot up the business’ Dallas, Texas location.
News >  Spokane

Trump defends Giuliani amid reports of federal investigation

President Donald Trump defended his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday amid reports that federal prosecutors are investigating whether the former New York City mayor broke lobbying laws in his efforts to oust the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yavonovitch.