Forgotten Father’s Day?

The story goes that Father’s Day unofficially started around 1910 in Spokane, Washington, when a woman who was raised by her father heard a sermon about Mother’s Day and decided fathers should be recognized as well, according to the Library of Congress. And thus began the tradition of celebrating fathers on a Sunday in June.... Continue Reading →

Death by Horse

Out of Washington County comes this tragic tale of a man coming to an untimely demise due to injuries he received from the family horse. In October 1921, 35-year-old John Weisner was unharnessing the horse when it lashed out at its owner, causing injuries that would ultimately lead to the well-known storekeeper and farmer’s death.... Continue Reading →

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