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Timm Elected In Harrington

Steve Timm retained his 10-vote general election victory over incumbent Harrington Mayor Paul Gilliland on Monday when absentee ballots were counted in Lincoln County. Both men gained two votes, for a final count of 109-99. , DataTimes

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Then and Now: Comstock Park

James M. Comstock, born in 1838 in Wisconsin, arrived in Spokane in time to witness the great fire of 1889 and start Spokane Dry Goods with Robert Paterson. It became the Crescent, Spokane’s premier department store for a century. He also worked in real estate and owned other businesses. He served a term as Spokane mayor, starting in 1899. James Comstock died in 1918.