Stories tagged: Wallace
Sun., April 23, 2017, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Woman claims controversial ex-mayor of Wallace, Idaho planned to marry her
Herman J. Rossi, the former mayor of Wallace, Idaho who had been acquitted of murdering his ex-wife’s lover, now was being accused of breaking off an engagement.
Fri., April 7, 2017, midnight
100 years ago in the Inland Northwest: Communities show patriotrism one day after United States enters World War I
One day after the U.S. entered World War I, towns across the region were showing their patriotism. Moscow: “Citizens without regard to rank or station,” marched in a parade headed …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Clarksville: Gravestone of Wallace’s founder returns to North Idaho thanks to restaurateur
With all due respect to Thomas Wolfe, it appears you can go home again. Sort of. Consider the strange case of Col. William Ross Wallace, who has returned to the …
Sun., March 26, 2017, midnight
Silver Valley waste respository topic of April 5 meeting
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comments on its plans to rebuild a waste repository in the Canyon Creek area, near Wallace.
Sat., March 25, 2017, midnight
100 years ago in North Idaho: Snow slides kill 3; entire blacksmith shop near Mullan carried away
Huge snowslides roared into valleys in North Idaho, killing three people. On Placer Creek, near Wallace, Custer Laird heard the avalanche coming and, according to witnesses, ran as hard as …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Huckleberries: From Dante’s Peak to Center of the Universe
Now just a darn minute, says Rick Shaffer, the prime minister of historic Wallace, Idaho. “Dante’s Peak” may not have received critical acclaim, but it was fun. Yes, Rick said, …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
80-year-old semi truck driver dead after crash near Wallace
An 80-year-old semitrailer truck driver died Sunday morning after another semi crashed in front of him on Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Wallace man killed when pickup truck rolls
A Wallace man died in an auto accident Wednesday night, the Idaho State Police said.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in North Idaho: Jury finds former Wallace mayor not guilty of murder
A Wallace, Idaho, jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Herman J. Rossi, former Wallace mayor, not guilty of murder.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 5 a.m.
100 years ago in North Idaho: Former Wallace mayor re-enacts shooting in dramatic detail, but tells jury he can’t recall pulling trigger
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 …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in North Idaho: Former Wallace mayor on trial for murder says he tried to save wife from alcohol
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.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
Whitepine League: Wallace moves in
File this under if you can’t beat them join them.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Lucky Friday miners picket over stalled contract talks
Miners in the Silver Valley picketed Monday outside the Wallace office of Hecla Mining Co. to protest lack of progress on a new contract for about 250 employees at the …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: City plans for visit by famous mystery writer Mary Roberts Rinehart
From our archives, 100 years ago Famous mystery author Mary Roberts Rinehart was planning a Spokane visit.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in North Idaho: Volunteers search for missing attorney, a former state senator
From our archives, 100 years ago More than 100 volunteers were searching for Abner G. Kerns, a former Idaho state senator and prominent Wallace attorney.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Two arrested after armed robbery, freeway chase in North Idaho
Two young males armed with a knife robbed a Wallace, Idaho, store early Sunday morning and led police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 90. The Wallace Super Stop was …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015, midnight
Independents: Wallace coach Jared Young ushers in new era
Jared Young is just the third coach in four decades at Wallace. He follows in the big steps of Dave Rounds, who followed in the big shadow of Norm Walker.
Fri., April 24, 2015, midnight
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Lizzy Degn, a “nonprofessional spiritualist” in Walla Walla, may have solved the mystery of an old skeleton dug up by workmen in that …
Thu., April 23, 2015, midnight
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago Someone smuggled some knives in with dinner at the jail in Wallace.
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014, midnight
Wallace cobbles together schedule as an independent
The 1A Division I Wallace Miners find themselves without a league this fall. They will play an independent schedule since the four 1A Division II North Star League teams essentially …
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013, midnight
Hello to history
You don’t have to read about history in Wallace. You experience it.
Thu., July 11, 2013, midnight
Expanded Wallace music festival delivers 21 acts over three days
The town of Wallace will host its second annual Blues Festival this weekend, highlighting the music of blues bands from Washington, Idaho and beyond. Wallace may be a small town …
Sun., June 9, 2013, midnight
Book Notes: Beeman set to share book of poetry
Linda Beeman’s poetry is set in the hard country of Idaho’s Silver Valley. In her chapbook of poems simply titled “Wallace, Idaho,” the Wallace native writes about mine deaths and …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012, midnight
Huckleberries: Wallace poetry book harks back to times past
A book of poetry about “Wallace, Idaho,” that recalls the bygone houses of prostitution begs reading: “Every 12-year-old charged/with selling something to benefit anything/knew like the Lord’s Prayer/the first steps …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2012, midnight
Front Porch: A big blues adventure in a small town
Some parents take their kids to Disneyland for vacation, some travel to the Oregon Coast, others prefer to go camping. We took our kids to Wallace, Idaho.
Sun., May 6, 2012, midnight
Spotlight: Northern Quest lands Crosby, Stills and Nash
The events calendar for this summer is filling up quickly. Over at Northern Quest Casino, they’ve added another show to its entertainment lineup. Legendary rock group Crosby, Stills and Nash …
Sun., May 8, 2011, midnight
Clark: Like freeway, I’m sky high over Wallace
(Last in a two-part road trip adventure.) WALLACE – You always remember where you were when you first hear news of a mind-blowing nature.
Fri., May 6, 2011, midnight
Former longtime Silver Valley coach Norm Walker dies at 83
Norm Walker was pound for pound one of the toughest men to come out of the Silver Valley. A longtime football and boys basketball coach at Mullan and Wallace, Walker …
Thu., May 5, 2011, midnight
Clark: Queue up organ, refueling tankers for Depot Day
(Today’s column is the first of yet another two-part* road trip adventure.) (*Presuming the home equity loan I applied for goes through in time to pay for the fuel, that …
Sat., Jan. 22, 2011, midnight
Wallace girls coach Krulitz dies
Wallace girls basketball coach Kirby Krulitz died Thursday afternoon of an apparent heart attack. He was 63. Krulitz, who also was the Wallace School District transportation supervisor, was on a …