Ben Stuckart

Inland Journal, Oct. 9, 2019: Spokane Mayoral Candidate Ben Stuckart

Oct 9, 2019
Ben Stuckart campaign

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, the first of two conversations with Spokane’s mayoral candidates. We’ll hear today from City Council President Ben Stuckart.

Spokane Candidates Discuss Climate Change

Oct 3, 2019
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Spokane’s mayoral and city council candidates have addressed a wide variety of issues during this fall campaign, from homelessness to land use.

On Wednesday evening, the topic of the day was one that some of the candidates don’t even consider a local issue: climate change.

City of Spokane

Some Spokane city council members held a press conference Wednesday to call attention to the need for an overnight shelter for the homeless.

Council President Ben Stuckart says the issue is highlighted by the fact the weather forecast is calling for cold temperatures and possibly snow by Saturday.


More public officials are now asking Washington state Representative Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) to resign.

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, the results from Tuesday’s Spokane County election, including the city of Spokane’s mayor’s race and four city council races.
We start with the mayor’s race where retired television newscaster Nadine Woodward won the primary, winning more than 42% of the vote. Second place went to city council president Ben Stuckart, with more than 37%.

Spokane City Councilman Breean Beggs and Cindy Wendle will run in November for the right to serve as Spokane city council president. The winner will replace Ben Stuckart, who will leave office after two terms.

Mayoral Candidates Woodward, Stuckart To Face Off In November

Aug 6, 2019

Spokane city voters have chosen retired television newscaster Nadine Woodward and City Council President Ben Stuckart to face each other in November for the right to become the next mayor.

Today on Inland Journal (6 pm, KSFC), we spend an hour with the candidates for Spokane mayor. David Condon is leaving office, as mandated by the city charter, after two terms, and five people are in the running to replace him.

Spokane Council Votes To Buy Building For New Shelter

Jul 1, 2019

The Spokane City Council has voted to begin the process of buying an east Spokane grocery store to remodel as a new shelter. It’s a place where the city hopes to provide services to childless couples who are homeless.