From our archives, 100 years ago Nine employees of the Western Pine Manufacturing Co. came up with an excellent idea for a prank. They decided to “kidnap” fellow employee Bernard …
From our archives, 100 years ago It took 44 special streetcars, packed to the gills, to transport all of the revelers to Washington Water Power’s annual picnic in Natatorium Park.
From our archives, 100 years ago
From our archives, 100 years ago
More than 90,000 people registered for the Colville Reservation land allotment drawing. That was a considerable proportion of the population of the Inland Northwest.
Police raided a room in the Spokane Hotel and hit the jackpot.
A new culinary fad, the “hamburger sandwich,” was banned from Spokane’s Interstate Fair.
The Spokesman-Review ran a profile of Julius A. Zittel, one of the city’s leading architects.
From our archives, 100 years ago Was everyone in the Inland Northwest itching to get in on the Colville Reservation’s land lottery?
Two notorious yeggs (safecrackers) were arrested after they were observed hanging around the North Monroe branch post office.
From our archives, 100 years ago A Spokane unit of the Washington National Guard arrived at Calexico, California, to guard the border with Mexico.
A reporter and photographer spent a jolly – although bittersweet – afternoon at the Salvation Army Home for Women and Maternity Hospital, at 3422 W. Garland.
Spokane’s notorious “auto highwayman” struck again, this time holding hostage a taxi driver and his woman passenger for four hours before letting them go.
Benjamin L. Tweed, 23, the postmaster at Waverly, disappeared after authorities discovered about $400 in funds were missing from his post office.
The region’s lumberjacks were about to get a modern upgrade in logging camp life: movies and music.
From our archives, 100 years ago News arrived from the Mexican border that the Washington National Guard units from Spokane were busy drilling in the hot sun.
From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokane Daily Chronicle ran a front page box advising parents to be on the watch for a frightening scourge: infantile paralysis.
From our archives, 100 years ago An armed highwayman forced a jitney driver – similar to what Uber driver would be today – to drive him around Spokane for two …
From our archives, 100 years ago The driver of a county auto paving truck saw three boys run from the curb as if to jump on the back of his …
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane’s liquor license clerks were confounded by a startling new problem: They could no longer tell a woman’s age by the length of her …
From our archives, 100 years ago Alphonso Pansiera, 29, an Italian, walked into the Star Millinery store on Riverside Avenue and demanded to speak with the owner, Theodore Tobiason, a …
From our archives, 100 years ago Two men, including one labeled by The Spokesman-Review as a “rich Seattle home owner” were victorious in a case that reached the state Supreme …
More than 14,000 people registered for the Colville Reservation land drawing, and the superintendent of allotment predicted that, when it was all over, “at least 100,000 people will register.”
A huge crowd attended “The Birth of a Nation” at the Auditorium Theatre – but they didn’t see the entire thing.
The Spokesman-Review advised its readers to throw a new kind of Fourth of July party: a Preparedness Party.
Herman J. Rossi shot a man in the lobby of the Samuels Hotel, reportedly because of “family affairs.”
From our archives, 100 years ago The censorship battle over the D.W. Griffith film, “The Birth of a Nation,” was now being fought in court. The Auditorium Theatre manager filed …
Spokane finally succeeded in getting a “divine-healing” hospital to move out of its unsafe quarters.
Over 300 costumed members of the Military Order of the Serpent – an organization of United Spanish War Veterans – planned to snake their way through downtown Spokane in a …
From our archives, 100 years ago A team of motorists from an official touring party “demonstrated once and for all” that the National Parks Highway from Chicago through Spokane to …