The Sacred Heart Hospital nursing school graduated 21 nurses – at a time when nurses were in exceptionally high demand. Dr. William O’Shea, who presented the diplomas, told the graduates they should offer their services to the country as soon as possible.
“Alright, who’s been drinking tonight?” Lewiston police Officer Rob Massey stood in the living room of a well-kempt ranch home surrounded by a forest. A group of teenagers sat on the floor – some trying not to smirk, others looking fearful of the impending consequences of their behavior. “You been drinking? You? Huh?” Massey asked with a stern expression. “Be honest with me.”
Airway Heights officials now say it could take until Thursday or later to finish flushing city pipes of contaminated drinking water. Previously they had expected to complete the process by Monday morning. They are expelling water that has been contaminated with chemical runoff from Fairchild Air Force Base.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a man assaulted two deputies Saturday evening when they tried to take him into custody for a mental health hold, and a paramedic helped subdue the man before a third deputy arrived.
The city has provided additional materials to the Department of Labor & Industries and hopes to receive a revised report by the end of next month, Public Works Director Scott Simmons told the City Council on Monday. Craig Law and Larry Pratt received severe steam burns during routine boiler cleaning Oct. 4.
"I love my job,"said Lana Miller as she waters some the several thousand geraniums planted at The Coeur d'Alene Resort in Coeur d'Alene on Monday, May 22, 2017. Geraniums was resort owner Duane Hagadone's mother's favorite flower.
Training as a U.S. Army aviator was filled with perils, according to a letter written home to Spokane by Sgt. Willis A. Boggs Jr. Boggs had just passed his exam for a commission in the aviator corps at the aviation school on Long Island. He would soon become a lieutenant.
Edward L. Powell was 11 years old when his family moved west by covered wagon from Ohio to Oregon in 1862. After studying civil engineering, he worked for the railroad. But his health was poor and he couldn’t keep up with the railroad life. So he went to teach school in Walla Walla, then operate a general store in Waitsburg for 18 years.
Spokane aviator Delbert (Deb) Wylie fell 200 feet and crashed while making an exhibition flight at Parkwater air field (now Felts Field). Wylie had just taken off and had gone up about 200 feet when the engine, newly installed in the plane, began to misfire and then stopped.