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100 years ago in Spokane: With a foot of snow on the ground, officials ask public for help to get flu nurses to new patients

An uptick in new flu cases had residents worried that the the Spanish flu epidemic had not run its course.


100 years ago in Seattle: Every union member prepares to strike in support of shipyard workers

Last-minute attempts to avoid a general strike in Seattle failed, and the city was bracing for the worst.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019

100 years ago in Puget Sound: 130 unions to participate in general strike

The Puget Sound area was bracing for the biggest labor crisis in its history: a general strike.


UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017

What would happen if every woman in Spokane went on strike Wednesday?

Organizers of A Day Without A Woman say it’s goal is to call attention to critical roles of women in the workplace.