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Walla Walla ~ Yakima County Washington Newspapers, 1894

Walla Walla County

Population 12,215. This county, the oldest and richest in Eastern Washington, presents all the features of a populous and fertile agricultural country. The productions are wheat, corn, in short, the whole range of agricultural and orchard products.

Waitsburg, Population 819

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democratic Banner P. S. Heskett We.-Sa. Dem. 1893
Times C. W. Wheeler Friday Ind. 1877

Walla Walla, Population 7,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Statesman Frank J. Parker Daily Dem. 1861
Statesman Weekly Edition Sat. Dem. 1861
Union Union Pub. Co Daily Rep. 1869
Union Weekly Edition Sat. Rep. 1869

Whatcom County

Population 8,351. The lumber resources of the county are immense. The fir and cedar attain enormous dimensions; three saw mills are now located upon Bellingham Bay, one having a capacity of 100,000 feet per day. Corn, peaches and other products mature readily and yield prolifically. The mineral deposits of the county consist chiefly of iron and coal.

Blaine, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal G. D. C. Pruner Friday Dem. 1884

Fairhaven, Population 4,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
World-Herald Fairhaven Pub. Co Thru. Rep. 1890

Ferndale, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
West Ferndale Clipper E. B. Smith Friday Ind. 1891

Lynden, Population 850

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Pioneer Press W. H. Dobbs Thru. Ind. 1888

New Whatcom, Population 2,500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bellingham Bay Post A. Blechschmidt Thru. Ind. 1892
Champion Jenkins & Stewart Sat. Populist 1893
Reveille Adams & Evans Daily Rep. 1890
Reveille Weekly Edition Friday Rep. 1883

Nooksack City, Population 552

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Reporter J. Hannum Jones Thru. Ind. 1830

Sumas City, Population 525

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
International Vidette Osborn & Walrath Thru. Rep. 1890
News Hopp & Leitch Thru. Rep. 1890

Whitman County

Population 19,072; agricultural. This county contains nearly 2,000 square miles of territory, nearly all productive to the highest summit. This county has a special advantage in its neighbor ship with the Coeur d'Alene mining district.

Colfax, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Commoner Warner & LaRue Daily Dem. 1892
Commoner Weekly Edition Friday Dem. 1885
Palouse Gazette Gazette Pub. Co. Friday Rep. 1877

Colton, Population 650

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News-Letter E. Eugene Alton Friday Rep. 1891

Elberton, Population 560

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Wheat Belt D. M. Nulty Sat. Ind. 1892

Farmington, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Forum J. H. Elliott Sat. Ind. 1892

Garfield, Population 804

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Enterprise C. A. Gwinn Friday Ind. 1887

Oakesdale, Population 1,050

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sun Sun Pub. Co Friday Ind. 1888

Palouse, Population 1,126

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News Wm. Goodyear Friday Ind. 1884
Republican A. H. Harris Friday Rep. 1892

Pullman, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
College Record Floyd L. Moore Month Ind. 1892
Herald Wifford Allen Friday Rep. 1888
Tribune Brainerd & Murray Friday Dem. 1891

Rosalia, Population 450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Rustler J. E. Nessley Thru. Ind. 1888

Tekoa, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Globe D. W. King Sat. Rep. 1889

Uniontown, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Washington Journal Friesch Bros Friday Dem. 1886

Yakima County

Population 4,455. Agricultural industry is old in the Yakima valley, and the productions consist of wheat, corn, hops, sorghum and a general variety of vegetables. The Yakima Indian agency occupies a large district in the Yakima valley.

North Yakima, Population 2,600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald Reed & Coe Thru. Dem. 1888
Republic C. M. Holton Friday Rep. 1879

Prosser, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
American Prosser Falls Pub. Co. Sat. Ind. 1893

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

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