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Val Holstrom

Val Holstrom

Power Back On At Local 690 Office

The local union office, closed for several days because of the power outage, has reopened.

We'd like to thank all our members for their patience and understanding during the time it took for power to be restored.

Executive Board Re-elected by Acclamation

2015 Executive Board

At the November General Membership and Officer's Nomination Meeting, Val Holstrom and the Teamsters Local 690 Executive Board were re-elected by acclamation of the membership.

Pictured from left to right: Taj Wilkerson, Trustee (Liberty Lake Police Dept.); Ricardo Lopez, Recording Secretary (Instructor AGC Apprenticeship Training Center); Matt Sturgell, Trustee (UPS Freight); Val Holstrom, Secretary-Treasurer; Matt President, President (Franz Bakery); Carol Stone, Vice-President (AMR); Mike Robinson, Trustee, (FSA).

Local 690 Donates to Second Harvest and Tom's Turkey

Val with Tom's Turkey check

Val Holstrom, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 690, on behalf of the 3,000 members in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho presented a check for $500 to Second Harvest and Tom's Turkey Drive. We are proud to help provide a meaningful Thanksgiving dinner for local families who are in need.

Thousands of people in Eastern Washington lost power as a result of the major wind storm that hit our area early last week. Many people are still without power. We'd like to extend a special 'thank you' to all those who, even though dealing with the power outages, have stepped forward to donate food to those in need.

Andrew Bower

Andrew Bower Memorial Fund

Andrew Bower who worked at AMR has been taken from us way too soon in a tragic rock climbing accident on Friday, November 6, 2015. Andrew will be missed by many.

A "Gofundme" account has been started up to help Andrews family with his funeral expenses.

Big Buck Contest Entries Due December 12th

Big Buck flyer download linkPhoto entries for our annual Big Buck Contest are due by Friday, December 11th.  So send us your 2015 photos of legally harvested deer with the details.


  • 1st Place: $100 Cabela's Gift Card
  • 2ndt Place: $750 Cabela's Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $50 Cabela's Gift Card
  • Women's Category: $75 Cabela's Gift Card

Winners will be announced at the Local 690 Christmas Party on December 12th. (Winners based upon Boone & Crockett Scoring System. Teamsters Local 690 will be the final judge.)

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Annual Membership Appreciation Christmas Party & General Membership Meeting

Dec. 12, 11:00 AM
Girl Scouts of America
(1404 N. Ash, Spokane, WA)

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Local 690 is now accepting VISA, Mastercard & Discover cards!

Construction Out-of-Work Slips and Payments

Construction Out-of-Work slips and payments are due by the last business day of the month.

All Hire Hall payments need to be in no later than 5:00pm, Friday Oct. 30, 2015 in order for them to be posted.

Info for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers

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Learn how CSA affects drivers and what you can do to comply with CSA here.