Month: October 2017

Washington Territory came into being in 1853, when that portion of the Oregon Country north of the Columbia River (and north of the 46th parallel, east of the Columbia) became self-governing.  The first territorial governor was Isaac Stevens who died

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Located in the northeastern corner of the state, Pend Oreille County is Washington’s most recently created county, having come into being on March 1st, 1911, when it was split off from Stevens County which borders it on the west.  At

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