The purpose of the Westerners Spokane Corral is to bring together in warm fellowship men and women who have a common interest in Pacific Northwest history. The Spokane Corral meets the third Thursday of every month, except July and August. Westerners encourage historical research and popularize western lore and history through publication, awards and preservation of archival records, documents and other evidence of the Pacific Northwest.  Call Sheriff John Caskey (509) 863-2519. Send mail to:  The Westerners Spokane Corral, P.O. Box 1717, Spokane, WA 99210 for more information.  We meet the third Thursday of every month, except July and August.  Meeting time is 5:30PM for dinner and 7:00PM for the speaker at the Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 South Windsor Drive, Spokane.

Garrin Hertel


Spokane's Legendary Davenport Hotel
December 17, 2015  

Garrin Hertel, will be speaking about “The Nostalgia Magazine and a Memorial to Bing Crosby & Mildred Bailey”.

 Garrin Hertel is the publisher of Nostalgia Magazine and the bandleader of Hot Club of Spokane.  He is also a rhythm guitarist, booking agent at Hot Club of Spokane, writer, bandleader and designer at Nostalgia Magazine.  His major was history at Gonzaga University.  Here are a couple of links about Nostalgia and a little history about Garrin Hertel.

Please join us at the Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 S. Windsor Drive Spokane, Washington 99224. Contact Pat Holien by Dec. 13th, for reservations.  Pat's email is  and phone number is 509-466-2439.

Tornado Creek Publications
P.O. Box 8625
Spokane, Washington 99203
(509) 838-7114

(Thanks to Suzanne and Tony Bamonte, for editing and finishing this important book about Spokane's history, it is a must read)

Upper images are courtesy of  the Northwest Room of the Spokane Public Library. The image in upper left hand side is courtesy of Garrin Hertel.    The image to the lower left is courtesy of Tony and Suzanne Bamonte.