Elections

Swing spots will be key in Spokane's mayoral race

Spokane's mayoral race is nearly over, but it's actually followed the trend of many presidential campaigns. Just like swing states determine those elections, swing spots will determine the mayoral election in Spokane.

Spokane mayoral candidates debate union support

"Bought and paid for" has become a common phrase in Spokane's race for mayor, but now it's union support that had one side calling out the other.In a televised debate Tuesday night, Nadine Woodward used some of…

How thousands of primary elections ballots get counted

Tuesday's primary election is nearly here. You have just hours left to send in your ballots for Spokane County's Primary Election. If you haven't sent yours in yet, there are more than 20 different drop-off locations in the area. You can also mail it in, but it has to be postmarked by 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Teen activists score mental health days for Oregon students

SALEM, Oregon (AP) - Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind in the U.S.