Stories tagged: Spokane Daily Chronicle
Sun., April 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
Assassin who killed a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor in the newsroom believed he was defamed in Titanic reports
The Titanic disaster was the spark that led a Russian lumberjack to shoot a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor dead in the newsroom on a Wednesday morning in late April 1912.
Fri., July 21, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Newspapers rush publication of draft lottery results
The “most stupendous of all lotteries, in all ages” took place in Washington D.C., affecting the military fate of 10 million young Americans. It was the World War I draft …
Mon., March 6, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Daily Chronicle announces it will get new home designed by Kirtland Cutter
The Spokane Daily Chronicle announced that work would soon begin on a building that would be the “finest in the West:” The Spokane Chronicle’s own building. “A steel frame fireproof …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 8 p.m.
Spokane Chronicle building upper floors to become apartments
The offices of Spokane’s defunct afternoon newspaper soon will be renovated into apartments, the company that owns the building announced this week.
Thu., May 22, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokane Daily Chronicle announced a new form of newspaper delivery – “by aeroplane.”
Sat., Feb. 2, 2013
Longtime outdoors writer dies at 96
Fenton Roskelley, former outdoors writer for the Spokane Daily Chronicle and the newspaper’s only employee to have a company car equipped with a boat hitch, died of natural causes Wednesday. …
Wed., Sept. 22, 2010
Vestal: In his day, ‘high-speed’ meant old-fashioned hustle
Listen up, children of Twitter. There was a day when every passing thought you had did not fly through the air to anyone and everyone. When moving information from one …