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Stories by author "Thomas Kassa": 4

The 1920's heralded a gripping intrigue in aviation amongst Americans. With new, dangerous demonstrations in flight occurring each year, by 1927 aviators were becoming as popular and idealized as a star athlete in the NFL today. In that same year…

The first white settlers in the Spokane Valley arrived in the 1860s by a series of pioneer trails coming up from the Snake River Country to the south. Among the most important of these was the Kentuck Trail, which followed traditional native routes…

During the boom years of early Spokane, colleges and academic institutions began to pop up around the city. Spokane University was among the first universities in Spokane and the first in the valley, but it would not survive for long. Founded in…

In 1908, Spokane launched its first National Apple Show with high hopes of making the area a major fruit distribution center. The inland Northwest was emerging from a decade of rapid apple-tree planting, with schemes of irrigation claiming nearly…

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