Northwest Grass Roots

Meet and learn about the NW Grassroots; A local organization where Spokane area citizens work to keep an eye on the many dealings of government at the federal, state and local levels.


Spokane History

Spokane River in the Washington Territory, probably mid to late 1800s.

Chief Garry of the Spokane Indian Tribe, believed to have lived from 1811 to 1892


Robert W. Forrest ~ first elected Mayor of Spokane Falls in 1882.


Great Spokane Fire ~ 1889

Insurance Adjusters after the Great Spokane Fire of 1889.

“The big Pump,” original water pump for the City of Spokane ~ early 1900s