Stories tagged: kershner
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017
Normally, a request to teach a foreign language in the city’s schools was not controversial.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
What was the main attraction of the Follies de Vogue musical extravaganza at the Pantages Theater?
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
All 27 men arrested for what was termed a drunken riot on a train were released by Spokane military authorities – all except the Wobbly “leader.”
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
President Woodrow Wilson made a decision bitterly disappointing to Inland Northwest wheat farmers. Wilson fixed the price of the 1917 wheat crop at $2.20 a bushel.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
Mrs. F. Sheehy Skeffington, widow of an Irishman killed in the 1916 Easter Uprising, was in Spokane to deliver a lecture on the troubles afflicting Ireland.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Edward A. Davis, a Pasco attorney, was lost in the mountains south of Lake Pend Oreille for 48 hours.
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Koman Belko, a Steptoe automobile dealer, and his business partner, D.W. Smith, were having a business dispute.
Sun., July 30, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Federal agents tracked Carl G. Grossmann from New York to Spokane, confronted him at the Davenport Hotel, and locked him up.
Fri., July 28, 2017
The disappearance of Claude Blakeslee, a 10-year-old orphan, had been a mystery for several days.
Mon., July 24, 2017
Harrison, Idaho, had already suffered enough, but a new insult was added to the list.
Sun., July 23, 2017
Residents of Harrison, Idaho, were still in shock as they tried to assess the magnitude of the disaster that had befallen their city the day before.
Sat., July 22, 2017
Half of Harrison, Idaho, was wiped out by a massive fire.
Fri., July 14, 2017
Mayor C.A. Fleming was not inclined to stir up trouble with the Wobblies in Spokane, despite a widespread fear that the members of the Industrial Workers of the World were …
Thu., July 13, 2017
A well-organized “whiskey gang” was nabbed by Spokane police after their seven-passenger auto was stopped at Riverside Avenue and Browne Street.
Tue., July 4, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Thousands turn out for Fourth of July festival, dance, plus a wedding, too
About 3,000 people jammed Trent Avenue for a Fourth of July festival and street dance – and a public wedding.
Fri., June 9, 2017
A special federal grand jury was being called to handle a number of “slacker” (draft evader) cases.
Thu., June 8, 2017
Two boys who fudged their ages to obtain liquor permits found themselves in trouble with federal authorities.
Sun., June 4, 2017
About 70 Greeks, “representing practically the entire colony in Spokane,” showed their patriotic spirit by donating a total of $250 to the American Red Cross.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Spokane motorists were forced to learn a long list of new rules, as a sweeping new traffic ordinance took effect.
Thu., April 27, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016
This day in history column for Nov. 26, 2016.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
Doctors feared that Paul Davis, 4, might have contracted the first case of polio in Spokane.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 4 a.m.
Richard Peterson and Gus Hamilton, both 22, were victims of a classic bunco trick.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
Nearly 60,000 cheering Spokane residents bade farewell to the local National Guard companies as they embarked for the “American Lake mobilization grounds” (today’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord) in preparation for deployment …
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015
Police chase “girl delinquent” through downtown Spokane after she lived as a hobo for a few days.
Sun., Nov. 15, 2015
Spokane patriarch Michael M. Cowley died 100 years ago of pneumonia.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2007
Back when I was young and innocent – when I was 49 – I used to chortle at all of those ads for heartburn. I would point merrily at some …
Sun., April 15, 2007
I have, against my will, accompanied various 80-year-old-plus companions to our local casino and seafood buffet emporiums. Each time, two thoughts have occurred to me. The first: At any given …