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Monday, July 13, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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A Spokane death during the 1918 Flu

Robert O’Brien, now 84, never met his Aunt Mary Philomena O’Brien because she died in the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak that killed millions worldwide. But his family has passed down …


World War I in Spokane

Spokane was ready when the United States entered World War I, then called the Great War, in 1917. For the three years previous to the war declaration, the U.S. was …


Canadians fete WWI vet in Spokane

Canada’s last surviving WWI veteran, John Babcock, lives in Spokane. Canadian officials celebrated his upcoming 107th birthday with him at home.