Stories tagged: lumber mill
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019
A key chapter in the history of Post Falls Dam begins with Frederick Post, a German immigrant who trained as a millwright and settled in Idaho in 1871.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019
The plentiful flow of the Spokane River gave the first settlers, S.R. Scranton and J.J. Downing, the idea to build a simple sawmill as early as 1871. Another early settler, …
Mon., July 16, 2018
James P. McGoldrick, born in 1859, started in the timber business in Minnesota. Seeing that most of the lumber he sold came from the Northwest, he moved to Spokane in …
Sun., July 24, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined a lumber mill on the Colville Reservation $89,000 for repeated clean-air violations.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2013
When S.R. Scranton and J.J. Downing, Spokane’s first white settlers, walked up to the south channel of the river by the falls in 1871, they realized it was the perfect …