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Spokane County Newspapers

Cheney,
Enterprise, listed by the Lord & Thomas Newspaper Directory, in 1890, as an independent weekly.

Northwest Tribune, established at Colfax in 1879, moved to Cheney in 1883 and to Spokane Falls in 1886. (History of the Pacific Northwest: Oregon and Washington, Volume II., page 548.)

Sentinel, spoken of by Charles Prosch on August 14, 1889, as "a large weekly published by Fred Publer, the official paper of the city of Cheney. It has just completed its eighth volume and looks healthy enough to live through eight more." (Washington Press Association Proceedings, 1887-1890, page 41.) It was listed in the Lord & Thomas Newspaper Directory, 1890, as an independent weekly.

Latah
Times,
established in March, 1889, by the Latah Publishing Company. (Edwin N. Fuller, in Washington Press Association Proceedings 1887-1890, page 88.)

Medical Lake
Ledger
, established in 1888 and listed as a Republican weekly. (Lord & Thomas Newspaper Directory, 1890.)

News, established on August 26, 1882, by George W. Mattice. (Edwin N. Fuller, in Washington Press Association Proceedings. 1887-1890, page 80.)

Rockford
Bunch Grass Realm,
established in July, 1888, by W. C. Clark. Charles Prosch said it contained a large amount of reading matter and was not dear at $2 per annum, adding: "Mr. Clark combines novel writing with his legitimate calling." (In Washington Press Association Proceedings 1887-1890, page 41.) No files have been reported.

Enterprise, established in the last week in August, 1885, by Frank J. Spencer. (Edwin N. Fuller, in Washington Press Association Proceedings, 1887-1890, page 83.) It was listed as an Independent-Republican weekly, using patent insides. (Lord & Thomas Newspaper Directory, for 1890.)

 

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Source: Washington Historical Quarterly, Volume 13-14, 1923


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