Stories tagged: public drunkenness
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Prohibition doesn’t stop woman from 62nd arrest on public intoxication charge
Maggie Mills was arrested for public intoxication for the 62nd time. How did she manage to get drunk so often, and so regularly, during an era of state prohibition?
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: Baptist minister calculates number of ‘fallen men’ in city
From our archives, 100 years ago The Rev. John Snape, pastor of the First Baptist Church, estimated that Spokane contained “6,000 male degenerates.”
Sun., March 18, 2012
Restrictions on alcohol sales get fresh look
As the sun was starting to set Wednesday evening in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood, there was a steady flow of customers buying single cans of beer at the Family Superette …
Sun., April 17, 2011
Alcohol incidents drop in ban area
Since a ban on cheap fortified beers and wines took effect last year in downtown Spokane, incidents related to public intoxication in the area have dropped. The state Liquor Control …