From the desk of Steve Willis, Central Library Services Program Manager of the Washington State Library: Three mysteries emerge from an episode back when Spokane was known as Spokane Falls, one of them concerns a ghost, another is... MORE »
Bonanzas & Borrascas is a well written two-volume set on mining and mineral investing in the West. The first book is “Gold Lust and Silver Sharks, 1848-1884”, the second book is “Copper Kings and Stock Frenzies, 1885-1918”.
From the desk of Steve Willis, Central Library Services Program Manager of the Washington State Library: When the Washington Irrigation Company attempted to perform a little social engineering in the community of Zillah in an effort... MORE »
This past Saturday, Washington State Library staff, along with staff from the Office of the Secretary of State’s Washington State Archives, served as judges at the state contest for History Day. History Day is a nationwide program... MORE »
The staff of ILS wanted to give our supervisor Laura a special “60th” surprise birthday party at Palisades. We wanted Laura to know that we really do appreciate all she does for us and give her a very special birthday... MORE »