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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:37 p.m.

Shirtless BNSF coal train rider ticketed in Cheney

He was a sight to see Wednesday morning, sitting shirtless astride an open coal train car and riding it like a stagecoach teamster through downtown Spokane.

100 years ago in Spokane: Quarantine ordered for dogs in Eastern Washington in response to feared rabies outbreak

A quarantine was in effect against unmuzzled, free-running dogs in Spokane and nine other Eastern Washington counties – yet The Spokesman-Review reported that “unmuzzled dogs cavorted gleefully in the downtown …

100 years ago in Spokane: Boy abandoned by mysterious parents

From our archives, 100 years ago

100 years ago in Adams County: Officials work to identify hobos killed in train wreck

From our archives, 100 years ago One of the hoboes killed in a head-on train wreck near Lind was identified as Harold H. Coe of Seattle.