July 21, 2016, On a Thursday, the Inland Empire Tours will be giving a tour called


"Molly B' Damn, Crystal Gold Mine, Kellogg staff Museum, Mining ghost Towns"

 Price is $84.


- Explore Crystal Gold Mine, easy walking.


- Visit several Silver Valley Ghost Towns like                    Eagle City, Murray, Pritchard, Delta.


- See Bunker Hill Staff Museum which includes a

       1- 3-D Model of Bunker Hill Mine

       2- 3-D Model of seven interconnected mines.                             Learn of the mining work conditions,                                     Schools & fraternal organizations.

       3- See Mining technology & tools.

       4- Learn about Sunshine Mine Fire Disaster of                          1972.


- Learn about the scoundrels, outlaws and                     swindlers of Mining past.


- Learn the Legends of Molly B' Damn and Wyatt       Earp.


(Pick up 7:45 am Group Health Downtown, 8:00 am Argonne & Mission)


 Call (509) 747-1335 for reservations.  The website is (www.ietours.net)



August

Molly B' Damn.

Sharing PACIFIC Northwest HISTORY

Est. 1955

July

Upper images are courtesy of  the Northwest Room of the Sheriff Dick Jensen. The image in  left hand side is courtesy of Northwest Room of the Spokane Library.    

Westerners Spokane CORRAL 

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 Westerners meets the third Thursday of every month, except July and August. Westerners encourage historical research,  popularize western lore , history through publication, awards and preservation of archival records, documents and other evidence of the Pacific Northwest.

 
​ Call Sheriff  Dick Jensen (509) 747-1335. Send mail to:  The Westerners Spokane, 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.

Caribou Trail

August 27, 2016, on a Saturday our tour will be guided by Ron Anglin, author of


"Forgotten Trails, Historical Sources of the Columbia's Big Bend Country."

Price is $99


- Explore the Caribou Trail, White Bluffs Trail, and other Central Washington trails.


- Visit Dead Man's Butte.


- Learn about the Moses Band of Indians.


- Learn about the Steamship that traveled overland to Lake Chelan,


- See the gigantic land altering effects of the Missoula Ice Age Floods through the Drumheller Scablands.


- See Underwater Vortex damage, kolks and other Ice Age Flood Features.


- Understand why the last cattle drive had to travel where it did.


- Route travels from Spokane to Othello, through Drumheller Scablands, to Moses Lake, to Ephrata, through Dry Coulee to Banks Lake to Spokane.


- To get the most out of this trip, read the book "Forgotten Trails"  beforehand if possible.


(Pickup 7:45 am Argonne & Mission, 8:00 am Group Health Downtown)


 Call (509) 747-1335 for reservations.  The website is (www.ietours.net)