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Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call

Election 2017: Propositions leading, other results too close to call

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

City of Pullman Proposition No. 1, for a new City Hall, ended Election Day with a nearly 400-vote lead for approval. The initial vote count saw more than 1,100 votes approve the bond. The rejected side received just under 750 votes. There are still at least a thousand votes left to be counted, meanin...

Whitman County Libraries prepare for levy increase

YASMEEN WAFAI, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Local elections, News

Whitman County Library is anticipating a vote that would restore its maintenance and operations levy rate to 50 cents, an approximate $6-per-year increase for taxpayers. Director Kristie Kirkpatrick said the libraries need this levy restoration because their expenses have outweighed their costs. She...

Candidates discuss plans for education opportunities

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Pullman Community

Pullman School District director candidates, incumbent Dean Kinzer and challenger Amanda Tanner, have different ideas about how to meet their similar goals of maintaining and improving K-12 education in District 5. Tanner said her motive for running for the upcoming election is to get more involved...

Pullman residents to vote on ‘Parks and Paths’ Bond

Pullman residents to vote on ‘Parks and Paths’ Bond

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Pullman voters will decide on a replacement bond to improve city parks and pathways when they fill out their ballots. The League of Women Voter’s Pullman chapter held an open house Monday night at Encounter Ministries, which is the location of the other City of Pullman bond, Proposition No. 1. In an unusual move, the nonpartisan group endorsed the bond for ...

City Council candidates hope to improve community

City Council candidates hope to improve community

SANG JUNG and LINH NGUYEN

October 12, 2017


Filed under Local elections, News

Candidates for City Council Jeff Hawbaker and Brandon Chapman said their biggest priorities for Pullman this year were improving the airport, solving transportation issues and improving the Pullman community. Incumbent Jeff Hawbaker is a development manager for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories...

Candidates hope to improve WSU, Pullman relationships

LINH NGUYEN, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Local elections, News, Politics

While the Pullman City Council candidates come from different backgrounds, they both hope to improve interactions between the Pullman residential communities and the student body at WSU. Incumbent Al Sorensen is a property and casualty independent insurance agent at Pioneer Insurance. He also works...

Candidates say infrastructure top priority

Candidates say infrastructure top priority

SANG JUNG, Evergreen Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Local elections, News, Politics

Candidates for Pullman City Council position Ward 2 said that if elected, they both plan to increase community engagement and invest in infrastructure. Garren Shannon, who works as an information systems director at the Pullman School District, said his highest priority is continuing the Pullman 2040...

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