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Thursday, January 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Love story: The Swans build a dozen houses, and a strong foundation in 60-year marriage

In the days of full-service gas stations, you could gas up your car, get your windows washed, your tires checked – and if you were lucky, like George Swan, you might even get a tip on where to meet a pretty girl. It was 1957, and when George, newly returned from a four-year stint in the U.S. Air Force, pulled his ’57 red-and-white Buick in for a fill-up, the attendants at the Coeur d’Alene station would tease him about his lack of a girlfriend.
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Local farm offices to open briefly during shutdown

Three Eastern Washington offices of the Farm Service Agency will reopen Thursday, Friday and Tuesday to assist producers and ranchers with existing loans and tax preparation amid the partial government shutdown, the U.S. Agriculture Department announced Wednesday.