Nathan Jeffries has been elected to the position of Spokane County Water District No. 3, position 2. His election makes him Eastern Washington’s only openly LGBTQ elected official! He ran on the promise to advocate for an efficient water district that keeps utility costs low while building capacity in the system to support future economic and job […]
Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers is happy to announce their newest associate, Jenna Strohmeyer. Jenna focuses her practice on municipal, land use, and environmental law, aswell as general civil litigation. Her practice includes a wide array of issues ranging from zoning, permitting, and code enforcement issues, to personal injury, property disputes, and landlord-tenant matters.
A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a White House policy barring military service by transgender troops, ruling that it was based on “disapproval of transgender people generally.” Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia found the administration’s justification for the ban, which was set to take effect in […]
Jenny Durkan won 61 percent of the vote, more than 21 percentage points ahead of her opponent, Cary Moon, The Seattle Times reports. Durkan is a former federal prosecutor, having been appointed U.S. attorney for the Western District of Washington by President Obama in 2009. She had the support of business groups, labor unions, and local and […]
The Palm Springs, Calif., City Council now has transgender and bisexual members – and is entirely LGBT or queer. Lisa Middleton made history as the first openly trans candidate elected to a nonjudicial office in California (Victoria Kolakowski was elected an Alameda County Superior Court judge in 2010). She and Christy Holstege, a bi woman, won the […]
Friends of the Bing Set to Screen Angels in America Friends Of the Bing is proud to announce that its Stage to Screen presentation of Angels in America, Tony Kushner’s groundbreaking play about the early days of the AIDS crisis, is being partnered by a diverse group of community-based organizations.
Tell: Love, Defiance, and the Military Trial at the Tipping Point for Gay Rights Book Launch & Signing Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – 7:00pm Auntie’s Bookstore 402 W Main Ave Spokane, WA 99201 In 1993 Margie Witt, a young Air Force nurse, was chosen as the face of the Air Force’s “Cross into the Blue” recruitment campaign. […]
Speaker: Curt Fackler of Better Health Together and Tony Kiepe of AristaPoint Topic: Preparing for individual and group health insurance enrollment When: Wednesday, October 11 at 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Where: Centerplace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Pl., Spokane Valley The ACA enrollment period is 3 weeks shorter from November 1 to December 15. Curt Fackler will speak on […]
Join SAN and Spokane Regional Health District for the 2017 AIDS Walk All funds raised benefit HIV/AIDS Education, Outreach & Advocacy programs of SAN – Spokane AIDS Network. Register Here. When: Saturday 9/30 11 AM – 2 PM, Check-in and late registration is at 11 am & Walk at Noon Where: SRHD – Spokane Public Health […]