City: Liberty Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from West Anchorage High School in Anchorage, Alaska, in 1974. Earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Lewis-Clark State College in 2005.
Occupation: Freelance journalist. Previously worked as a real estate broker for 20 years, then for The Spokesman-Review as a correspondent and editorial assistant from 2001 to 2005. She then worked for the Coeur d’Alene Press for three years before working for Sound Publishing for about three years.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Single with one son and one grandson.
- Web: linda4liberty.com
Only one incumbent, Phil Folyer, has lost his seat.
Liberty Lake voters have a choice come November between an incumbent councilman who voted to take decision making power away from the city’s library or a freelance journalist who spoke against the plan endorsed by a majority of the council.