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Letters: Remembering old friends, the paper as a kid

(Reader responds to Cindy Hval’s feature, “Love story: Sanneses still playmates after 65 ‘blessed’ years,” in Voice sections, Oct. 15.)


Today, I just found out that The Spokesman-Revew is available through our library.

I recognized the name paging through the paper. A note to say that it was nice to see the story on the Sanneses – know them from church in Kennewick and Larry as our family’s AAL rep. I do remember Mrs. Sannes at IGA (Albertsons).

I have always liked The Spokesman from the time I was little. I enjoyed opening up the paper and looking at the full page of pictures as a kid on the farm. I visited the Review/Chronicle Building in Spokane once with the 4-H club from Marlin, Washington.

Then, it was the Tri-City Herald, the paper of my folks for 37 years (17 in Kennewick, 20 in Othello). But I got to see it when I worked on the farm and stayed with my aunt and uncle.

Finally, Dad and Mom moved to Spokane in 2008. The Spokesman is the paper once again in their house, so I enjoy the paper when I travel home. And now I can enjoy it still online.

It makes me feel like I am at home in rural, small-town Washington. Though I do miss the big spread of pictures.


F. Allen Larsen



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