Steve Jackson

News Assignment Editor; Morning Edition Host

Steve was part of the Spokane Public Radio family for many years before he came on air in 1999.  His wife, Laurie, produced Radio Ethiopia in the late 1980s through the '90s, and Steve used to “lurk in the shadowy world” of Weekend SPR.  “It was a different world on the weekends at night here.  There was a lot of interplay between shows and producers, and live jam sessions on the air.”  Now, Steve is the voice of local weather and news during Morning Edition, writing, editing, producing and/or delivering newscasts and features for both KPBX and KSFC.  He also makes the morning coffee.  Aside from SPR, Steve is a simple, dirt farmer who enjoys gardening, chickens, music, astronomy, photography, sports cars and camping.  He plays acoustic and electric guitar and is proud to say that his mom listens to him every day.

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Three challengers are looking to unseat Spokane city councilman Breean Beggs in Spokane’s second District.

All three opponents are expressing concerns that the current city council is spending too much time on issues that are outside the purview of what the council should be focusing on.

Today we look at candidate Bruce Vonada
 


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Three challengers are looking to unseat Spokane city councilman Breean Beggs in Spokane’s second District, which covers much of the south hill.

All three opponents say Beggs and the current city are wasting time on frivolous issues, and should stick to the more important business of running a city and focus on basic issues.

Today we look Beggs' own read on how he and the council have been doing.


Three challengers are looking to unseat Spokane city councilman Breean Beggs in Spokane’s second District. All three opponents are expressing concerns that the current city council is spending too much time on issues that are outside the purview of what the council should be focusing on.

Today we look at candidate Tony Kiepe.

Photo courtesy of http://voteandydunau.com/

Three challengers are looking to unseat Spokane city councilman Breean Beggs in Spokane’s second District.

The three opponents all say the current city council is spending too much time on issues that are outside the purview of what the council should be focusing on.

Today we look at candidate Andy Dunau.


Photo courtesy of Steve Jackson

If you’ve been noticing a large number of vintage sports cars in gorgeous colors and shapes around Spokane today and wondering of some event is happening, you guessed right.

It’s the annual national meeting of Porsche enthusiasts, an event called the Porsche Parade.

The 2017 National Porsche Parade has come to town, bringing an estimated 2,500 enthusiasts and literally hundreds of the classic German sports cars to Spokane this week.

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