Stories tagged: Karen Kearney
Thu., June 5, 2014
Salk students build Little Free Library for neighbor
Karen Kearney had an idea: She would like a Little Free Library in her neighborhood. Instead of building one by herself she approached nearby Salk Middle School and asked if …
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013
Spokane’s 17 fallen firefighters remembered
Paul Heidenreich was 29 when he crawled to the roof of the Tri-State Distributor warehouse on South Sherman Street with two other firefighters. The plan was to ventilate the 49,000-square-foot …
Sun., March 20, 2011
Doug Clark: Bigger government? Send in the clowns
I’ve never been more excited about Spokane County government. There’s a sentence you probably never thought you’d read in my column.
Thu., March 17, 2011
Proposal increases county commission from 3 people to 5
Voters may get a chance to decide whether Spokane County needs more than three commissioners to run local government, the number it’s had since Washington became a U.S. territory in …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009, 9:49 p.m.
Spokane voters lean toward change in 2 council districts
Voters in two of Spokane’s three City Council districts appear to want change.
Sat., Oct. 31, 2009
Following their campaigns’ cash
Heading into the final weekend before the election, Spokane City Council candidates have raised about $188,000 for their campaigns. That’s more than the $125,000 candidates raised in 2007 – when …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2009
Candidates differ over police
Like most people running for elected office, both candidates seeking a City Council seat representing northwest Spokane say public safety is No. 1. But incumbent Nancy McLaughlin said that priority …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2009
Our primary picks stand for Nov. 3 general vote
The commentaries below summarize endorsement positions taken by The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board before the Aug. 18 primary that remain applicable for the Nov. 3 general election. The full editorials can …
Wed., Sept. 30, 2009
Facing a wave of opposition
One of the dominating issues in City Council races this year is one on which every candidate agrees. All six hopefuls for three City Council seats say they oppose the …
Tue., Sept. 22, 2009, 12:43 p.m.
Audio: City Council candidates Nancy McLaughlin, Karen Kearney debate
Spokane City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin and her challenger in the 2009 election, Karen Kearney, joined reporter Jonathan Brunt in The Spokesman-Review newsroom Sept. 22 for an informal debate.
Wed., Aug. 19, 2009
Voters decisive on council race, tax
Tuesday’s two Spokane City Council primary races yielded one landslide and one battle too close to call. Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin easily topped a list of five challengers for her seat …
Wed., July 22, 2009
Union contracts contentious issue in six-way council race
It’s not easy to goad Nancy McLaughlin into a fight. Even during the most passionate Spokane City Council debates, she’s among the least likely of the seven members to shout, …