Stories tagged: Mary Kuney
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Spokane County budget includes $400,000 cut for regional health district
Some agencies and departments that receive funding from Spokane County avoided steep cuts in 2018. The Spokane County Regional Health District isn’t one of them.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 6:20 a.m.
Split Spokane County Commission approves 2018 budget
Commissioners Al French and Mary Kuney voted in favor of the spending plan, which will use money set aside from the road construction budget to cover day-to-day expenses next year …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Spokane County won’t ask job applicants about their criminal records
The Spokane County Board of Commissioners voted this week to remove questions about past criminal convictions from county job applications.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Mary Kuney sworn in as Spokane County commissioner
Mary Kuney was sworn in as a Spokane County commissioner Friday evening, two days after Gov. Jay Inslee appointed her to fill the seat that previously belonged to Shelly O’Quinn.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Governor taps Mary Kuney to fill vacancy on Spokane County Commission
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday tapped Mary Kuney to fill a vacancy on the Spokane County Commission, less than two weeks after the two sitting commissioners announced they could not …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Spokane County commissioners deadlock on appointment of third Republican colleague, give decision to Democratic governor
Deadlocked in a heated debate about who should fill a vacant seat on the Spokane County Commission, Republican commissioners voted Tuesday to let the Democratic governor make the selection.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Spokane County commissioners in stalemate over selection of third member
A rift in the Spokane County Republican Party has resulted in a stalemate between two county commissioners who are running out of time to choose a new colleague.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
Editorial: Kuney is best choice as commissioner
We hope Kuney still has the support of French, because it would appear as if Commissioner Kerns is in Chase’s corner. A Kerns-Chase power bloc on the commission is worrisome.
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Chase, Kuney and Guarisco make shortlist to replace O’Quinn on Spokane County Commission
The Spokane County Republican Party convened Saturday in a church in Spokane Valley to pick three potential replacements for Shelly O’Quinn, who recently vacated a seat on the county commission …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Shelly O’Quinn formally resigns from Spokane County Commission; GOP to pick finalists for seat next month
Spokane County Commissioner Shelly O’Quinn submitted her resignation letter Monday morning, and her term officially ends at midnight.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Citing legislative duties, Shelly O’Quinn to stay another month on Spokane County Commission
Shelly O’Quinn was expected to resign from the Spokane County Commission this month to lead a major nonprofit organization, but the Legislature’s inability to craft a bipartisan budget has thrown …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
Arne Woodard joins Chase, Kuney and Guarisco, in contest to be next Spokane County commissioner
Spokane Valley City Councilman Arne Woodard has added his name to the list of people who want to replace Shelly O’Quinn on the Spokane County Commission.
Tue., April 7, 2015
Auditor’s office hires will upgrade dated systems
Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton has hired a face familiar to voters as her second-in-command. Mary Kuney, a former state auditor and failed GOP candidate for county treasurer last year, …
Wed., Aug. 6, 2014
Two Spokane County incumbents face strong challenges
Two incumbent Republicans in the Spokane County Courthouse appear to be facing tough challenges from Democratic opponents. GOP County Commissioner Al French was virtually tied with Democratic challenger Mary Lou …
Fri., July 18, 2014
Editorial: GOP’s Kuney best-qualified for Spokane County treasurer
Four years ago, Rob Chase was a write-in candidate who finished second in the primary and then knocked off incumbent Spokane County Treasurer Skip Chilberg in the fall. Now, it’s …
Tue., July 15, 2014
Finance experience an issue in county treasurer race
Current Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase learned one lesson in defeating his predecessor, Skip Chilberg, in the 2010 election. “For sure, I’m campaigning. I’m raising money,” said Chase, the 60-year-old …
Tue., July 15, 2014
Q&A with Spokane County Treasurer candidates Biviano, Kuney and Chase
All three candidates for Spokane County treasurer were asked the same questions on key issues. Here are their answers. Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the …
Tue., July 15, 2014
Candidates for Spokane County treasurer
Spokane County Treasurer Job description: The county treasurer is the custodian of all funds for the county and governmental subdivisions, including school districts and special purpose districts. The treasurer is …