Stories tagged: Tom Keefe
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Doug Clark: An end to the Seattle roadtrip with St. Patrick impersonator Tom Keefe
Doug Clark’s weekend getaway to Seattle with St. Patrick impersonator Tom Keefe ends in a questionable staged kidnapping.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
Clark: Tom Keefe’s St. Patrick’s obsession leads him back to Seattle
(First in a two-part oddball odyssey.)
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Doug Clark: The Eddie Gaedel bobblehead is not just another baseball bauble, it’s a four-pitch keepsake
I say it’s time we gave Tom Keefe a shot at running this burg. After all, look at the magic my pal has already performed on behalf of a largely …
Tue., July 21, 2015
Doug Clark: Eddie Gaedel’s biggest fan inducted into ‘Shrine of the Eternals’
PASADENA, Calif. – Just like a ballgame, the Baseball Reliquary began its 17th annual “Shrine of the Eternals” induction ceremony Sunday at the Pasadena Central Library with the National Anthem. …
Thu., July 16, 2015
Doug Clark: Fan hits home run with short story
When Tom Keefe turned 14, his father, Tom Sr., gave him a book that changed his life. No, it wasn’t the Bible.
Thu., May 7, 2015
Doug Clark: Quick, someone give the mayor a run for his money
Sound the air-raid sirens. We interrupt today’s Clark column with the following announcement that Spokane is in a Defcondon 1 state of emergency.
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
Doug Clark: Lunacy-based Gaedel Society boasts international reach
If the Nobel Foundation ever gets around to rewarding “inspired lunacy,” I know who deserves to be jetting to Stockholm to pick up that first award. Tom Keefe – the …
Sat., Aug. 2, 2014
Positions filled on new police oversight board
A five-member advisory board to give further oversight of the Spokane Police Department will include the former director of a human rights organization and a retired military official who most …
Sun., June 22, 2014
Birthday party celebrates Riverfront Park’s Garbage Goat
Typically, when someone is said to have “inhaled” a piece of cake, it’s not meant to be taken literally. But the 40th birthday party Saturday afternoon for Riverfront Park’s garbage-eating …
Sun., May 18, 2014
Doug Clark: Mayoral roast leaves trail of laughs at the Bing
(Last in a two-part odyssey.)
Tue., May 6, 2014
Tribal rights activist, fisherman Frank dies at 83
Billy Frank Jr. once told a biographer that when he died, he wanted to be remembered as a fisherman. Leaving it at that for Frank, who died Monday at 83, …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2011
Condon to open coffers for TV ad blitz
Spokane voters likely will have plenty of chances in the next few weeks to see David Condon on TV. The candidate who is challenging Spokane Mayor Mary Verner has spent …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2011
Father Cataldo statue dedicated
The Rev. Joseph Cataldo was born in 1837 in Sicily, where he went through his religious education, probably never imagining that he would be sent off to the Inland Northwest …