Stef Mendell


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“No matter what we did, there was going to be a storm.” Read more

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Former Raleigh council member Stef Mendell weighs in on last week’s story about Nancy McFarlane. Read more

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And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

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Raleigh deserves better. Read more

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Mendell won this district in 2017. Read more



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Down the stretch they come … Read more

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Almost everyone running for office in Raleigh identifies as a progressive, but they define that term differently. Read more

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A mostly symbolic injunction preventing Wake Stone from mining the quarry is set to expire August 5. Read more

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And other things our readers told us this week. Read more

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It will, however, listen to public comments on the issue. And a catch-22 appears to be developing. Read more

Wake County


By Leigh Tauss

In this podcast, editor Jeffrey Billman argues for more transparency and less whining from members of the Raleigh City Council. Read more

Wake County

Criticism—sometimes unfair, sometimes mean—is the price of being in the arena. Deal with it. Read more


Get the lowdown on Durham’s affordable housing efforts from planning director Pat Young and learn why David Knight had to quit his job to run for Raleigh City Council. Read more

North Carolina


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The director of the state’s Outdoor Recreation Industries Office was told he’d have to step down to challenge Stef Mendell for Raleigh City Council. He’s doing it anyway. Read more

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The Council of No isn’t even pretending to listen to you anymore. Read more

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The council had previously rejected the project after some homeowners complained. Read more

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