Stories tagged: suffrage
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spokane County GOP launches ad campaign pushing equality for women
A $12,000 contribution-supported ad campaign airing on local broadcast and cable channels argues the Republican Party is pushing equality and the issues most important to women.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Famed hotelier tells Ida Tarbell ‘women have no place in politics’ at business luncheon
Sparks flew when one of Spokane’s prime characters, Dutch Jake Goetz, shared the speaker’s table with Ida Tarbell, famous crusading author and investigative journalist, at the Spokane Chamber of Commerce …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Farmers worry crops won’t make it to markets as railroad workers prepare to strike
From our archives, 100 years ago The railroad unions called for a nationwide strike to begin in several days and the repercussions were already felt in Spokane.
Sun., Aug. 23, 2009
Pioneers at the polls
In Tuesday’s primary election in Spokane County, nearly two-thirds of registered voters didn’t vote. Did the women among them not vote because voting would be so hard they might cry? …