Archive for June, 2012
Babe Ruth signs autographs for children
at Spokane’s Hutton Settlement*
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When you think of Spokane’s history, what comes to mind first? Expo ’74? The Great Spokane Fire of 1889? The time Babe Ruth hit a home run at Natatorium Park (it happened, according to this)?
A lot has happened in Spokane’s life. Eastern Washington University’s Public History program, under the leadership of Dr. Larry Cebula, has developed a smartphone app called “Spokane Historical,” a fine, free app with loads of information on Spokane’s past. It also has a nifty website – www.spokanehistorical.org. (more…)
“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
-President Theodore Roosevelt (more…)
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A semi-truck traveling from, say, Grand Forks, British Columbia needing to get to the Hillyard area of Spokane, will soon be able to do so without seeing a stoplight between Deer Park and Francis Avenue.
That’s because the interchange from Highway 395 and the North Spokane Corridor will open to traffic June 13, as this community reaches another milestone in this important transportation project, which is one of GSI’s top legislative priorities.