Stories tagged: wallace
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
A historic home at 301 Cedar St. in Wallace, Idaho, burned down after catching fire Friday.
Sun., June 30, 2019
Earlier this month, I found myself with a few days off of work and nothing to do. Inspiration struck: I would ride my bike from my home on Spokane’s South …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017
A semi truck driver died in a rollover crash near Wallace, Idaho.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
Three prisoners, including an accused murderer, overpowered the guard at the Wallace, Idaho, jail and escaped into the night.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
Jared Young has learned a few things about the White Pine League and his team.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
The Shoshone County Drug Task Force seized nearly half a million dollars of marijuana at a home in Wallace Monday morning.
Thu., July 6, 2017
Big blues acts like Terrie Odabi and Duke Robillard will descend on the small town of Wallace, Idaho, as it prepares to host its sixth annual blues festival.
Thu., June 29, 2017
Col. William Ross Wallace was welcomed formally back into the North Idaho town he founded amid cannon blasts, flag waving, ballyhoo and one of the greatest parades ever.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017
The city of Wallace is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate the return of its founder’s tombstone. Local history buffs located Col. William R. Wallace’s tombstone in California and arranged …
Sat., June 10, 2017
When Andy Kannegaard died in 1995, it was only natural that his children would gather in his hometown of Wallace, Idaho to dig his grave themselves.Now, 22 years later, they …
Sat., May 20, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Arctic explorer Robert E. Peary to give speech at Lewis and Clark High School
Spokane was preparing for the arrival of Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary, the famed arctic explorer. City dignitaries planned to greet Peary at the train station and take him “on …
Tue., May 16, 2017
If you don’t like dump trucks, stay out of Idaho’s Silver Valley this summer. More than $20 million work of environmental cleanup work in the historic mining district this year …
Mon., May 15, 2017
Heather Branstetter’s book on the history of the Silver Valley sex trade makes its debut today. It does so with a thumbs up from the editor of the Shoshone News …
Wed., May 3, 2017
Many in the Inland Northwest know enough about Wallace to snicker when the houses of prostitution are mentioned. Some can even name the last four houses to offer the sex …
Sun., April 23, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Woman claims controversial ex-mayor of Wallace, Idaho planned to marry her
Herman J. Rossi, the former mayor of Wallace, Idaho who had been acquitted of murdering his ex-wife’s lover, now was being accused of breaking off an engagement.
Fri., April 7, 2017
100 years ago in the Inland Northwest: Communities show patriotrism one day after United States enters World War I
One day after the U.S. entered World War I, towns across the region were showing their patriotism. Moscow: “Citizens without regard to rank or station,” marched in a parade headed …
Tue., March 28, 2017
With all due respect to Thomas Wolfe, it appears you can go home again. Sort of. Consider the strange case of Col. William Ross Wallace, who has returned to the …
Sun., March 26, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comments on its plans to rebuild a waste repository in the Canyon Creek area, near Wallace.
Sat., March 25, 2017
Huge snowslides roared into valleys in North Idaho, killing three people. On Placer Creek, near Wallace, Custer Laird heard the avalanche coming and, according to witnesses, ran as hard as …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
Now just a darn minute, says Rick Shaffer, the prime minister of historic Wallace, Idaho. “Dante’s Peak” may not have received critical acclaim, but it was fun. Yes, Rick said, …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
An 80-year-old semitrailer truck driver died Sunday morning after another semi crashed in front of him on Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016
A Wallace man died in an auto accident Wednesday night, the Idaho State Police said.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016
A Wallace, Idaho, jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Herman J. Rossi, former Wallace mayor, not guilty of murder.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016
100 years ago in North Idaho: Former Wallace mayor re-enacts shooting in dramatic detail, but tells jury he can’t recall pulling trigger
From our archives, 100 years ago Herman J. Rossi, former mayor of Wallace, Idaho, admitted to a jury — “with eyes flashing with excitement” — that he did indeed confront …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
100 years ago in North Idaho: Former Wallace mayor on trial for murder says he tried to save wife from alcohol
From our archives, 100 years ago Herman J. Rossi, former mayor of Wallace, Idaho, tearfully took the stand at his own trial for the murder of Clarence Dahlquist.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
File this under if you can’t beat them join them.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016
Miners in the Silver Valley picketed Monday outside the Wallace office of Hecla Mining Co. to protest lack of progress on a new contract for about 250 employees at the …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Famous mystery author Mary Roberts Rinehart was planning a Spokane visit.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago More than 100 volunteers were searching for Abner G. Kerns, a former Idaho state senator and prominent Wallace attorney.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016
Two young males armed with a knife robbed a Wallace, Idaho, store early Sunday morning and led police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 90. The Wallace Super Stop was …