SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 4 A.M.
At least 20 eateries on Main and Trent Avenues were printing new menus after the area’s leading “restaurant men” met and decided to raise prices en masse.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago It took only one juror, Mrs. G.A. Clark, to hopelessly deadlock the jury in the J.G. Simpson liquor procurement case.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago Was the great “Alexander,” the well-known clairvoyant and magician appearing at the Auditorium Theater, also a kidnapper?
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The case had been touted as one of the most egregious public swindles in Idaho history — yet a jury took only 15 minutes …
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago: John H. Paulson filed for divorce because he could no longer endure his wife Vernie’s taunts about his size.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016
Authorities foiled yet another brazen escape attempt from Spokane County’s juvenile detention facility.
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago The Spokane Hotel liquor trial, in which manager J.G. Simpson was accused of running a vast booze ring, was underway in Superior Court.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago A bizarre case involving “gross lewdness” played out in a Spokane courtroom.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The Rev. Dr. Mark A. Matthews, a Presbyterian pastor visiting from Seattle, blamed three modern evils for a a decline in the proper observance …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The troubles at the Spokane County Juvenile Detention facility continued.
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 4 A.M.
From our archives, 100 years ago Dr. B. Kornblith, Seattle district secretary of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society, was in Spokane to plead for help for Jews in …
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016
A Wallace, Idaho, jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Herman J. Rossi, former Wallace mayor, not guilty of murder.
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016
National women political activists arrived in Spokane, urging women to cast their votes against Democratic incumbent Woodrow Wilson. Why? Because of his administration’s opposition to the federal women’s suffrage amendment.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Three proposed Spokane City Council ordinances were directly related to the astonishing proliferation of automobiles over the last few years.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 5 A.M.
From our archives, 100 years ago Herman J. Rossi, former mayor of Wallace, Idaho, admitted to a jury — “with eyes flashing with excitement” — that he did indeed confront …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Herman J. Rossi, former mayor of Wallace, Idaho, tearfully took the stand at his own trial for the murder of Clarence Dahlquist.
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Herman J. Rossi, the former mayor of Wallace, spent years trying to cure his young wife Mabel of alcoholism, according to his defense attorney …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016
The Washington Branch of the National German-American Alliance, meeting in Spokane, issued a resolution endorsing Charles E. Hughes for president over Woodrow Wilson, because “Wilson’s policy had not been one …
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago A coroner’s jury in Thompson Falls, Montana, ordered Edith Colby, the reporter who shot Republican official A.C. Thomas, to be held for trial on …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Two sensational murder cases dominated the headlines.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 5 A.M.
Dr. Percival Lowell, head of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, informed the students of Lewis and Clark High School that “the inhabitants of the planet Mars are more intelligent than …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The secretary of the National Audubon Society addressed the Spokane Bird Club and asked the club to protest the drainage of Malheur Lake in …
MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2016, 1 A.M.
A Coeur d’Alene judge dismissed 27 indictments against the Kootenai County assessor and his two deputies.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 5:45 A.M.
Reporter Edith Colby became “violently hysterical” as she watched the funeral procession of the man she killed after becoming embroiled in a bitter factional political dispute.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Edith Colby, 43, a well-known Spokane Republican political figure, confronted a Republican rival on the streets of Thompson Falls, Montana, and gunned him …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016
The Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the Wobblies, were still at the center of turmoil in North Yakima (today’s Yakima).
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016
A tense and unusual procession took place on the streets of North Yakima (known simply as Yakima today).
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Aerial daredevil George B. Rollo, 24, of Spokane, was at a North Yakima fair, performing a stunt he had performed many times: leaping from …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The jury in the Alfonso Pansieri murder trial failed to reach a verdict, after a lone juror, J.M. Rice, refused to go along with …