Bainbridge Community Broadcasting
Podcast: Hilary Franz recalls memorable years of Bainbridge community service

In this 25-minute podcast conversation, Hilary Franz looks back to her favorite community accomplishments during her four years of service on the Bainbridge City Council, from 2008-11. She tells about the farm on the north end of the Island that attracted her to move here in 2000. And she has anecdotes about sheep and roosters. She … READ MORE

The Stranger
The Stranger’s Endorsements for the August Primary!

We don’t know what kind of uppers Hilary Franz is on, but dear GOD, can she please send a care package over to the Stranger offices ASAP? This lady is I-N-T-E-N-S-E. She’s the executive director of Futurewise, the statewide environmental group, and in an endorsement interview with three of the other people running for the … READ MORE

Kitsap Sun
Public lands candidates share philosophies at Belfair forum

BELFAIR — Five of the seven candidates vying for the office of commissioner of public lands shared philosophies on forest management, fighting wildfires and balancing recreational uses on public lands Monday night at a forum. The North Mason Community Voice hosted the forum where Democrats Hilary Franz, Karen Porterfield and Mary Verner, Republican Steve McLaughlin … READ MORE
Lands commissioner candidate to speak in Walla Walla

The Walla Walla Democratic Party will host Hilary Franz, candidate for commissioner of public lands, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Sapolil Cellars, 15 E. Main St. In the seventh in the local party chapter’s Meet the Candidate series, Franz will present her candidacy and discuss issues. According to news reports, Franz is running as a … READ MORE

Washington Conservation Voters
WCV Dual Endorsement to Hilary Franz and Dave Upthegrove for Commissioner of Public Lands

WCV Dual Endorsement to Hilary Franz and Dave Upthegrove for Commissioner of Public Lands Washington Conservation Voters announced their dual endorsement for Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands: Hilary Franz and Dave Upthegrove. “The next Commissioner will play a vital role in reforming how the Department of Natural Resources can adapt Washington State’s priorities to … READ MORE

Nisqually Valley News
Franz Seeks Public Lands Commis.

A descendant of longtime Nisqually Valley farmers, Hilary Franz announced her candidacy for Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands last week. Franz, who grew up in Portland, Oregon, would hear stories from her grandparents about farming the area and she learned what the land meant to them.