Election 2019

Doug Nadvornick/SPR

Spokane County elections officials are sending out ballots today and tomorrow [Thursday and Friday] for the November 5 general election.

People can register to vote every day until Election Day.

County Auditor Vicky Dalton says her office is putting a little more than 329,000 ballots in the mail.

Andy Rathbun

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, the first of our conversations with the two candidates running for Spokane city council in the Northwest district. We talk with retired Air Force navigator Andy Rathbun, who is challenging the incumbent, Karen Stratton. Rathbun originally filed to run for mayor, but changed his mind and decided to run for a council seat instead. We first aired this interview in July.

Inland Journal, Oct. 15, 2019: Spokane Valley Council Candidate Brandi Peetz

Oct 15, 2019
Courtesy of Brandi Peetz

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, correspondent John Vlahovich introduces us to one of the candidates for the Spokane Valley city council, Brandi Peetz. Peetz already sits on the council.

Inland Journal, Oct. 14, 2019: Spokane Valley Council Candidate Arne Woodard

Oct 14, 2019
City of Spokane Valley

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, correspondent John Vlahovich introduces us to a familiar face on the Spokane Valley city council, Arne Woodard.

Inland Journal, Oct. 11, 2019: Spokane Valley Council Candidate Lance Gurel

Oct 11, 2019
Courtesy of Lance Gurel

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, correspondent John Vlahovich introduces us to a new candidate for the Spokane Valley city council, Lance Gurel. Gurel is challenging a longtime incumbent, Arne Woodard, from whom we’ll hear tomorrow.

Inland Journal, Oct. 10, 2019: Spokane Mayoral Candidate Nadine Woodward

Oct 10, 2019
Nadine Woodward campaign

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, the second of two conversations with Spokane’s mayoral candidates. Steve Jackson interviews retired broadcaster Nadine Woodward.

Woodward retired earlier this year after 28 years in television news in Spokane, first at KREM, then at KXLY. Shortly after she retired, she announced her candidacy for mayor.

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.

Inland Journal, Oct. 8, 2019: Spokane Valley Council Candidate Bo Tucker

Oct 8, 2019

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, correspondent John Vlahovich has the next in a series of interviews with the candidates for Spokane Valley city council. Today, he talks with Dr. Bo Tucker. Tucker is one of the two finalists for city council position 6.

Inland Journal, Oct. 7, 2019: Spokane Valley Council Candidate Tim Hattenburg

Oct 7, 2019
Doug Nadvornick/SPR

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, correspondent John Vlahovich brings us the first of six interviews with the candidates for Spokane Valley city council. Today, he talks with Tim Hattenburg, one of the two finalists in one of three races, for position 6.

Doug Nadvornick/SPR

Today on the Inland Journal podcast, we’ll hear from the second of two candidates in the race for Spokane city council in the South district. We heard on Thursday from the challenger, Tony Kiepe. Today, we talk with the incumbent, Lori Kinnear, who was first elected in 2015 and is now running for a second term.

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