Since 1989, Peggy Schweikhardt has served on the Medical Lake School District board of directors, and is running unopposed for another four-year term on the board in the Nov. 5 election.
At the time, she worked in the Spokane School District, but was actively looking for a way to spend more time helping families in Medical Lake.
“I wanted to give back to the community,” she said.
Some of the challenges she sees in the upcoming years are what the district has been working through for quite some time now. Chief among those is the budget, which continues to be a difficult subject for pu...