Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days


September 13, 2018

Simple fare: Franklin Elementary School lunch, 1954 style. A simpler time at Franklin, which is still in operation in Pullman, along with Jefferson and Sunnyside elementary schools. Photo from WSU's Ralph Hutchinson collection. Used with permission.

125 years ago

The Commoner, Sept. 1, 1893

Messrs. W.C. Powell, Richard Kuhl, E.K. Sheldon and Hugh Toole made a trip to the summit of Steptoe Butte last Sunday and had a splendid time. A cool breeze fanned them as they rode over the hills, and the ride was not the least enjoyable party of the excursion. They hobnobbed in the heat of the day with "Cashup" Davis and feasted on the sumptuous lunch which they carried along with them.


P. Lefrancis opened his new Castle saloon in the newly-completed Davis building on Saturday evening wit...

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