You searched for:

  • [X]spokane city hall
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Government, Privatized
  • Government, Privatized

    Mayor Condon continues to shake up City Hall and outsource certain services. But will it work?
  • Gag Reflexes
  • Gag Reflexes

    The City of Spokane's handling of a golf-course accident raises more questions about how it responds to lawsuits.
      Stan Peterson is suing the City of Spokane for an injury he incurred on a municipal golf course in 2007. The case, involving missing evidence and a rare gag order, raises questions about the city's risk-management policies.
    • Tags: , ,
  • Retirement Advice
  • Retirement Advice

    Pension funding is an important tradition of public employment, but it's time the City of Spokane reformed its system.
      Pension funding is an important tradition of public employment, but it's time the City of Spokane reformed its system.
    • Tags: ,
  • Rigging the Results?
  • Rigging the Results?

    After a Spokane city vehicle strikes an elderly woman, risk managers try to control the story.
      Though the driver, city engineering employee Daniel Hirst, braked hard, the impact threw the old woman nearly 19 feet, records indicate. For Searl, it changed her life. She suffered an injured arm, a head injury that made it harder to think, and a broken back that meant she’d never walk again.
    • Tags: , , , ,
  • The Honeymooner
  • The Honeymooner

    How can David Condon avoid the fate of so many Spokane mayors? Simple: Take the people's side.
      I had to laugh when a reader predicted the day will come soon when Mayor David Condon will start doing âeuro;œall that Republican stuff.âeuro;� I imagined him decreeing March 11 as Rupert Murdoch Day all across Spokane, or perhaps invading Post Falls. (I think we all know theyâeuro;™re up to something over there.
    • Tags: , , , ,
  • Job Creator?
  • Job Creator?

    Can Mayor Condon’s administration live up to his campaign promises?
      How does that work? Mayor David Condon has stated that his priority for the city is growing and retaining jobs. And his transition-team presentation last week highlighted the cityâeuro;™s new commitment to making life easier on businesses in the hopes of creating jobs and revenue.
    • Tags: , , ,
  • Here They Come
  • Here They Come

    Spokane's mayor green-lights megaloads on city streets. Environmentalists cry foul.
      Oil spokesman Jon Hardin says trucks may only move through the neighborhood between 11 pm and 5 am. So far, about 10 of the 250 loads, which weigh 200,000 pounds and are over 16 feet tall, have come through town, escorted by the Washington State Patrol, Harding says.
    • Tags: , , , , , ,
  • She Said, He Said
  • She Said, He Said

    The winners and losers of two recent debates.
  • Building Blocs
  • Building Blocs

    Richard Rush is trying to keep his seat and his sway. Mike Allen just wants to get back on the Council.
      Rush also recruited Amber Waldref to run in that election. She also won, taking the seat of Al French, a longtime, conservative councilman. This year, he convinced Joy Jones to run for the seat being left by departing Councilman Steve Corker in District 3.
    • Tags: , , , , , ,
  • The Return of Weed
  • The Return of Weed

    Marijuana activists hit City Hall (again). Plus, a change to the Comp Plan stirs controversy in north Spokane.
      Last April, Eastern Washington U.S. Attorney Michael Ormsby sent letters to about 55 local medical marijuana dispensaries, threatening them with property seizures if they didn’t shut down. The letters were followed by raids of the local dispensaries that didn’t close their doors.
    • Tags: , , , , ,
  • Dueling Issues
  • Dueling Issues

    The two candidates in District 1 couldn't be any more opposite.
      “Over the years there has been a pretty consistent, one-sided type description of Mike Fagan and what I stand for,” Fagan says over pancakes, an omelet and black coffee in a Nevada Street restaurant that keeps its blinds drawn. “And it’s totally wrong.
    • Tags: , , , , ,
  • Of Cops and Permits
  • Of Cops and Permits

    A businessman and an urban planner face off over the transparency and the business-friendliness of Spokane.
  • More of the Same?
  • More of the Same?

    You get an awfully familiar feeling looking at the resume of Spokane mayoral candidate David Condon.
      “He served as the Operations Officer for the 47TH Combat Support Hospital, Fort Lewis, WA which included a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center. His final assignment was at A Company, 396th Combat Support Hospital (Reserve) as the Commander, which was activated for Operation Enduring Freedom.
    • Tags: , , , ,

Recent Comments

© 2015 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation