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Tuesday, November 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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100 years ago in Spokane: IRS worker explains the income tax

An Internal Revenue Service collector in Spokane attempted to explain the complex rules regarding a relatively recent kind of tax, the federal income tax.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

100 years ago in Spokane: Streetcar routes close as cars gain popularity

The Washington Water Power Co., the private company that ran many of city’s streetcar lines, had quit serving a number of routes. With the advent of the automobile, WWP was …


100 years ago in Spokane: Labor Council says local workers likely wouldn’t mount sympathy strike in support of Seattle general strike

William J. Coates, the president of Spokane’s Central Labor Council, did not see any reason for Spokane workers to go on a sympathy strike in support of Seattle’s general strike.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019

100 years ago in Seattle: National Guard on standby as 60,000 workers strike

Seattle Mayor Ole Hanson issued an ultimatum to the nearly 60,000 workers who were engaged in the Seattle General Strike.