* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
The town of Millwood was orignally named Woodard Station for a train stop on the Coeur d’Alene Spokane Railroad at the edge of Joseph and Seth Woodard’s land. The Woodards were settlers who gave the right-of-way for a new electric train around 1903. A new north-south road, now Argonne Road, and a bridge over the Spokane River allowed people and agricultural goods to reach the train into Spokane. In 1911, the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Co., of Appleton, Wis., built a mill by the river and began producing paper.
The estate sale has just begun, and Dennis Held is already flipping through hangers in a bedroom closet. What’s he looking for? “Men’s pants,” he says, moving quickly. “Look for metal zippers.”
Sunshine Disposal wants to introduce curbside recycling service in a large portion of its West Plains territory. Spokane County commissioners were briefed this week on the proposal, which calls for them to designate the area “urban” for garbage purposes.