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 Spokane ~ Wahkiakum County Washington Newspapers, 1894

Spokane County

Population 37,402; manufacturing, agriculture, lumbering and mining. This county has a variety of resources distinct from those of any other county in the State. Its growth has been phenomenal.

Cheney, Population 921

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sentinel Fred Puhler Friday Rep 1881

Fairfield, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Progress Fairfield Pub. Co. Friday Ind. 1891

Hillyard, Population 1,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Saturday Herald Monson & Metcalfe Sat. Ind. 1893

Latah, Population 350

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times John Melvin Friday Prohibit 1889

Medical Lake, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Ledger Rufus Wood Friday Ind. 1888

Roekford, Population 650

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise Witter & Loughnane Sat. Rep. 1885

Spangle, Population 450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Record J. W. Settle Friday Ind. 1887

Spokane, Population 24,700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chronicle Spokane Chronicle Pub. Co. Daily Dem. 1881
Chronicle Weekly Edition Thru. Dem. 1881
Churchman Chas. L. Springer Month Religon 1892
Columbia Christian Advocate Wed. Religon 1892
Miner F. J. Zeehandelaar Month Mining 1891
Northwest Empire H. F. Miller Month Ind. 1894
N. W. Mining Review M R. Pub. Co S. - M. Mining 1892
Opinion Opinion Pub. Co. Sat. Rep. 1893
Outburst Hutchinson & French Sat. Ind. 1892
Populist Populist Pub. Co. Daily Populist 1893
Populist Weekly Fdition Friday Populist 1893
Post A. M. Armand Sat. Ind. 1889
Review Review Pub. Co. Daily Rep. 1884
Review Weekly Edition Thru. Rep. 1884
Spokanean Owen & Hensley Sat. Rep. 1893
Sunday Sun Sun Pub. Co. Sat. Dem. 1892
Tribune G. F. Schorr Daily Populist 1893
Tribune Weekly Edition Friday Populist 1878
Vestens Skandinav Scandina'n Pub. Co. Thru. Peo. Par. 1878
Wash'n Endeavorer State C. E. Union Month Religon 1891

Stevens County

Population 4,307; chiefly mining. This is another large undeveloped county, forming the northeast corner of the State. It is the seat of a large Indian population. The mines of Stevens county include several rich discoveries.

Colville, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Republican J. H. Young Thru. Rep. 1888

Kittle Falls, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Pioneer F. W. Sherman Thru. Rep. 1890

North Port, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News Wm. P. Hughes Thru. Ind. 1892

Thurston County

Population 9,668. Olympia is the county seat and State Capital. The total output of the lumber mills of Thurston County is about 13,000,000 feet and over annually. Agriculture, including the production of hay, grain, fruit and vegetables, takes a prominent rank in the industries of the county. Extensive deposits of coal have been discovered and located in the county.

Bucoda, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Euterprise Pattison & Julian Friday Ind 1889

Gate City, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Graphic J. H. Dowd Friday Ind. 1891

Olympia, Population 4,600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Capital B. M. Price Sat. Ind. 1886
Olympian-Tribune Tribune Pub. Co. Daily Rep. 1891
Olympian-Tribune Weekly Edition Thru. Rep. 1891
Washington Standard J. M. Murphy Friday Dem. 1860

Wahkiakum County

Population 2,526. Its products are logs, fish, hay and fruits. Its six canneries packed during the year of 1889 115,000 cans of salmon. Gold, silver, coal and iron are found in the mountains close by.

Cathlamet, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette Davis & Cornwall Friday Ind. 1889

Skamokawa, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Eagle S. G. Williams Thru. Rep. 1891

Washington Index| Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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