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100 years ago in Spokane: Pontoon bridge floated as ferry replacement; possible shoe 'profiteering' probed
A solution to the closing of the Vantage ferry was floated by local officials: build a pontoon bridge, Army style.
Aug 22, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More

29 years ago, Alice in Chains released 'Facelift'
There is a longstanding history between Alice in Chains and KISW, and as the band celebrates their debut album's 29th anniversary, it's important for us to turn…
Aug 21, 2019 21:17 UTC Read More

Trudy Appleby went missing 23 years ago
After 23 years since Trudy Appleby's first disappearance, her friends and family are not giving up hope for the closure they're looking for. Meanwhile, the Moline…
Aug 21, 2019 16:12 UTC Read More

'The Brady Bunch' visited Kings Island 46 years ago this week
It was 46 years ago this week when America's most wholesome family visited Kings Island.
Aug 21, 2019 15:15 UTC Read More

If You Had Bought IsoRay (NYSEMKT:ISR) Stock Five Years Ago, You’d Be Sitting On A 86% Loss, Today
We're definitely into long term investing, but some companies are simply bad investments over any time frame. We don't...
Aug 21, 2019 14:12 UTC Read More

Those Who Purchased Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 69% Loss To Show For It
We think intelligent long term investing is the way to go. But no-one is immune from buying too high. Zooming in on an example, the Devon Energy Corporation…
Aug 21, 2019 13:45 UTC Read More

More than Twice as Many Employers than 10 Years Ago are Planning to Increase Investments in Employee Health and Wellness, Optum Study Shows
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--. 10th Wellness in the Workplace survey of 544 U.S. employers shows well-being programs seen as more vital to…
Aug 21, 2019 13:29 UTC Read More

Hurricane Bob hit 28 years ago this week; New England overdue for the next one
PORTLAND, Maine — The Tropical Atlantic has been very quiet so far this year, but the year 1991 was similar. Hurricane Bob, the second storm of the season,…
Aug 21, 2019 11:27 UTC Read More

20 years ago, Being John Malkovich predicted our social media age
If John Malkovich did social media, his Instagram stories could resemble one of many scenes from Spike Jonze's prescient 1999 comedy Being John Malkovich.
Aug 21, 2019 11:26 UTC Read More

Incan ‘princess’ mummy aged 8 ‘STOLEN from tomb’ 200 years ago finally laid to rest – but experts can’t crack
A RARE well-preserved mummy of a young Incan girl is being returned to its native homeland of Bolivia. The 500-year-old mummy nicknamed 'Princess' is…
Aug 21, 2019 10:21 UTC Read More

Woman cashes in free Disneyland ticket she won 34 years ago
Tamia Richardson got the free ticket for Disneyland in California in 1985 when she was 14.
Aug 21, 2019 09:10 UTC Read More

100, News History, 100 years ago, Aug. 21, 1919
The following news items were drawn from the archives of the Mail Tribune 100 years ago. Aug. 21, 1919. OREGON WORKER GETS $4. 50 PER, AVERAGE.
Aug 21, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More

If You Had Bought Phoenitron Holdings (HKG:8066) Stock Five Years Ago, You’d Be Sitting On A 89% Loss, Today
Phoenitron Holdings Limited (HKG:8066) shareholders should be happy to see the share price up 23% in the last quarter. But spare a thought for the long term…
Aug 21, 2019 06:43 UTC Read More

Editorial: Slavery was born in Virginia 400 years ago
This weekend's 1619 events at Fort Monroe are laying a foundation of racial reconciliation in this country.
Aug 21, 2019 04:04 UTC Read More

Manito Golf and Country Club boosted spirits 75 years ago, hosting 1944 PGA Championship
Seventy-five years ago, golf's grand stage was Spokane's Manito Golf and Country Club and the 1944 PGA Championship, the first major held in the state of…
Aug 20, 2019 23:49 UTC Read More

Forty Years Ago, August 21, 1979: Charan Govt Resigns
Charan Singh's coalition government, which was in office for 23 days, submitted its resignation this morning and advised the President to order *fresh*…
Aug 20, 2019 19:09 UTC Read More

The iconic film ‘Alien’ came out 40 years ago. A scientist explains why Hollywood depictions of extraterrestrials have changed since then.
Business Insider - It's been 40 years since "Alien" came out. The aliens now depicted in Hollywood blockbusters are less humanoid and more scientifically…
Aug 20, 2019 18:34 UTC Read More

Remembering the victims of Edmond post office massacre 33 years ago
On Aug. 20, 1986, the Edmond post office massacre took place -- Fourteen people were killed and six others were injured when a gunman walked inside, locked…
Aug 20, 2019 17:56 UTC Read More

Bobby Torres Begrudgingly Looks Back at Playing Woodstock, 50 Years Ago This Month
Percussionist Bobby Torres isn't much on nostalgia. “To me,” he says, “you're only as good as your last gig and it's been 50 years…” He trails off that final…
Aug 20, 2019 17:39 UTC Read More

Qld man charged over killing 55 years ago
Queensland man Vincent O'Dempsey, 80, has been charged with murder for allegedly killing a police informant 55 years ago.
Aug 20, 2019 17:31 UTC Read More

Watch: Spike Lee Explains The Importance Of 1619 "400 Years Ago Today, We Built This Motherf***er"
Academy Award-winning director Spike Lee knows the importance of August 20, 2019. The iconic filmmaker went to social media today to explain why 1619.
Aug 20, 2019 17:30 UTC Read More

Meet the man who photographed Woodstock 50 years ago
Henry Diltz on what it was like to be Woodstock's official photographer.
Aug 20, 2019 15:15 UTC Read More

If You Had Bought Macro Enterprises (CVE:MCR) Stock Three Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 135% Gain Today
It might seem bad, but the worst that can happen when you buy a stock (without leverage) is that its share price goes...
Aug 20, 2019 15:01 UTC Read More


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