John Wayne Trail Riders arrive in Malden

John Wayne Trail Riders arrive in Malden

This article first appeared in The Spokesman Review on Wed., June 2, 2021. All photos by Jesse Tinsley of The Spokesman-Review. For the last 40 years, the John Wayne Trail Riders have ridden their horses into Malden every summer where they were greeted with friendly...
Pine City stone church deemed total loss

Pine City stone church deemed total loss

This article first appeared in the Whitman County Gazette on June 3, 2021. By Bill Stevenson   PINE CITY – The Babb Road Fire in 2020 destroyed the Pine City rock church so completely, even the rocks are unusable. Spokane-based Belsby Horrocks Engineering...
When Malden was a railroad town

When Malden was a railroad town

The town of Malden, Wash., which sits about 7 miles west of Rosalia and U.S. Highway 195, was once a prosperous and fast-growing community, starting in 1909 when the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway built a depot and roundhouse there to serve as headquarters...