Stories tagged: Sally Jackson
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Spokane residents marching in D.C. describe a peaceful, powerful movement
Spokane-area residents who participated Saturday in the Woman’s March in Washington, D.C., share their experiences.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Thousands more than expected join Women’s March in Spokane
An estimated 8,000 women, men and children turned out for the Spokane/North Idaho Women’s March on Saturday at the Spokane Convention Center. Police postponed the start of the event to …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 2:50 a.m.
Two views of the Obama presidency
A longtime Democrat and a longtime Republican reflect on the eight years of Barack Obama’s presidency. Spoiler alert: They don’t agree.
Thu., July 9, 2015
Sally Jackson has been teaching swimming in Spokane Valley for 64 years
Sally Jackson began teaching kids how to swim when she was just 19 years old – and she hasn’t stopped. “I just loved it so much that I’ve done it …
Sun., July 7, 2013
Baseball still special sport
I’ve always believed that warm spring and summer evenings were created so we could sit under an open sky and watch baseball. We’ve been watching baseball in the good old …
Sat., July 2, 2011
Longtime Valley mentor Sally Jackson returns to field to coach T-ball
It comes as no surprise to see Sally Jackson back on a baseball field, this time coaching a team of Spokane Valley area 4- and 5-year-olds at T-ball. “I used …
Wed., Dec. 22, 2010
Fresh Sheet: Market finds new South Perry spot
The South Perry Farmers Market is still in the neighborhood. Plans to move inside for the winter were disrupted when the fire marshal wouldn’t issue a permit for its planned …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2009
Few voters cast ballots
Despite a lot of campaign spending and generous doses of controversy, Spokane Valley’s City Council elections last month failed to generate as much turnout as the Liberty Lake Sewer and …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2009, 7:29 p.m.
Kennedy’s journey brought him to Spokane
The road that carried U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy to the heights of American political power passed through Spokane nearly 50 years ago when his brother, John F. Kennedy, was …
Mon., Aug. 3, 2009
Valley groups keep up fight
Supporters of an effort to disincorporate the city of Spokane Valley say they have more than half the signatures needed to put the proposal before voters. But they’ll have to …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
Group vows to disband
An enthusiastic crowd of Spokane Valley residents vowed Monday to do what they could to disincorporate their 5-year-old city. “I think we had 132 sign in,” meeting organizer Sally Jackson …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2009
Activist starts third disincorporation effort
Civic activist Sally Jackson has scheduled a meeting Monday to see whether there’s enough support for a third drive to disincorporate Spokane Valley. “My guess is there will be,” Jackson …