Kinzer, Handy debate, agree, diverge
October 1, 2020
PULLMAN–Incumbent County Commissioner Dean Kinzer and challenger Tom Handy appeared Sept. 25 in a Northwest Public Broadcasting debate, answering questions and rebutting responses in an hour-long format hosted by Matt Loveless.
The candidates agreed on items such as keeping Snake River dams in place and how the county has handled the coronavirus. Areas which they diverged included the state of Whitcom – the region’s emergency dispatch agency – questions about the county budget/revenue and marijuana.
After Handy ran out of time on his introduction, speaking remotely from a home offic...