Mayoral candidates differ on policing
Nov. 2 all-mail general election underway
Last updated 10/28/2021 at 9:40am
MEDICAL LAKE – The Nov. 2 all-mail general election is underway with voters having to decide a number of important races in the coming days.
One of the most important is the faceoff between incumbent Medical Lake Mayor Shirley Maike and challenger Terri K. Cooper.
Maike, a longtime Eastern State Hospital employee, has a political career dating back to 1997 when she was first appointed to the City Council.
Cooper, a political newcomer, said its time for a change and a renewed focus on making the city safer.
Cooper believes it’s time for the city to once again have its own police departme...