Spokane Asks Mike

Dear Spokane,  Please consider my response to questions asked by concerned citizens and area organizations: 1.     With the new increases in water rates, garbage and sewage rates and a new $20.00 increase in license tabs, what will you do, as … Continue reading →

Spokane Money, Press & Politics

    While the Spokane press drones on about the evils of money in politics, it appears  they generally afford coverage to only those they favor or that purchase their advertising. Judging from previous elections, the daily paper in particular … Continue reading →

Spokane Solid Waste

The recent Spokane County proposed Regional Solid Waste Alliance Agreement is a troubling document.   The Spokane County Commissioners are requiring area jurisdictions to surrender the right to  choose their own representatives under this contract.  The demands for flow control, which … Continue reading →

Spokesman Review Questions

  Spokesman Review Spokane Mayor Candidate Questions Background: Name: Michael J. Noder Age: 53 Birthday: August 1, 1957 High School: Cheney H.S., Ben Eielson H.S. in Fairbanks, Alaska & Chicopee Comprehensive in Massachusetts.  (Military Dependent during H.S. years) High School … Continue reading →

Citizen Speaks

June 13th post ~ “Got A Strong Mayor” Comments from June 30, 2011 We, the citizens should be consulted and allowed to vote on such increases. We have plenty of water. We live on top of an aquafir. We are … Continue reading →

Spokane Labor Council, AFL-CIO


  Spokane Labor Council Questions Spokane Regional Labor Council, AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education Candidate Questionnaire 2011 Submitted by Michael J. Noder Candidate for:  City of Spokane Mayor E-Mail address:  mike@mikeforspokane.com Website:  mikeforspokane.com Your Occupation:  Self Employed Years of resident … Continue reading →