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100 years ago: Washington Gov. Ernest Lister dies after long illness

The state was mourning the death of Washington Gov. Ernest Lister, who died of heart disease.


100 years ago in Spokane: As public celebrates end of World War I with 2 governors, flu germs spread

Washington Gov. Ernest Lister and Idaho Gov. Moses Alexander were in Spokane and spoke at community church services to mark the end of World War I.


100 years ago in Pullman: Governor clears Washington State in probe into treatment of students with Spanish flu

Gov. Ernest Lister announced that he was shutting down his investigation into Washington State College’s handling of the flu epidemic. The governor said he had determined that the college had …


100 years ago in Spokane: Wobblies announce move of Lumberworkers headquarters to Chicago

Washington Gov. Ernest Lister was in Spokane to deal with several important matters, including the “labor situation.” The Spokane Daily Chronicle speculated that he was preparing to deal with volatile …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Washington Children’s Home Society declared that Thanksgiving should be Homeless Children Day.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Davenport Hotel had been open for about two weeks, but it was finally time for what a headline called the “Greatest Opening for …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokane Daily Chronicle announced a new form of newspaper delivery – “by aeroplane.”