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Prosecutors said they would set out to prove that P. Clive Heddle took several drinks of liquor, from several bottles of moonshine, before leaving a Seven Mile dance hall with a car full of eight young people.
Damage was estimated at between $15,000 and $25,000. The structure was built about a decade earlier for $50,000.
The police “dry squad” raided one of the poshest clubs in town – the Spokane City Club – and netted five arrests and more than 100 quarts of booze.
I’m an eternal optimist despite being a lifelong journalist, and I am in a hopeful mood with the positive news that has recently seasoned Spokane’s culinary scene. It’s a baby step, but I am relieved that restaurants have been allowed to reopen at 25% capacity again.
A common theme – illegal booze – was evident in many of the day’s big news stories.
Donald A. McDonald, the chief federal Prohibition officer for Washington state, turned in his resignation largely because he believed the bootleggers were winning.
Jennie Sparby, the hotel landlady who presided over Spokane’s wildest holiday party, was facing prison time after she was convicted of three liquor charges.
With new restrictions handed down from the state, local restaurants and bars have found themselves scrambling for tents, heaters and most notably space to provide their customers comfortable and safe outdoor dining. As the mandates change, sometimes weekly, there is one thing that stays steadfast.
With the presidential election on Nov. 3 weighing heavily on my mind, I decided that I would finally drive over to Post Falls to check out the White House Grill and the Oval Office Bistro & Martini Bar. Why not drink away reality – responsibly, of course – for one afternoon, right? Sunday was the chosen day.
Michael Wiley, 43, was born and raised in Spokane and got his start in the restaurant business at the Old Spaghetti Factory downtown at age 17 in 1994. Fast forward 26 years, and Wiley has since opened Wiley’s Downtown Bistro and runs a catering business, Wiley’s Catering Co.
Booze was prohibited by law, but two separate events proved that plenty of drunken behavior was taking place in Spokane.
This is likely the first and last time I will use lyrics from Zac Brown Band’s “Chicken Fried” for a headline and story, but it is appropriate for the topic at hand this week: fried chicken. Lacy Muszynski, writing for MSN.com, recently named Park Inn as one of the best holes-in-the-wall for fried chicken in America.
Two sheriff deputies were out on Rimrock Drive and saw a “large touring car” make a suspicious stop at a secluded place and then speed away.
The federal prohibition director estimated there were between 8,000 and 10,000 illegal stills operating in the state.
Millions of women nationwide won the right to vote when Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment.
The Spokane Daily Chronicle celebrated what it believed was the final triumph of Prohibition. A new court ruling upheld the Volstead Act, ensuring that Prohibition would be enforced in every state.
“Ermentrude” as it was formally known drove the streets of Spokane for an Army recruiting drive.
A photo of two prohibition agents, Donald A. McDonald and William Griffith, carried the headline “Here They Are: The Men Booze Peddlers Will Try to Dodge.”
A car slammed into the cupcake shop at First Avenue and Washington Street on Saturday morning. No serious injuries were reported.
After a man accused of driving under the influence crashed into a wall at Prohibition Gastropub early Thursday morning, the restaurant scrambled to reopen by dinner time that night.