Historic watering hole lost to overnight fire in Mullan by Nicole Hensley
More than a dozen bars used to wet the whistles of Mullan steelworkers in the heyday of mining – now there is one. A fire burned the rickety Silver Dollar Bar to the ground early Tuesday morning, taking an old miners union hall and railroad car with it.
Read more about the fire that destroyed one of the last historic buildings in Mullan, Idaho at The Spokesman-Review.
Four may be charged in assault at WSU by Nicole Hensley
Pullman police are recommending felony charges against four people connected to an assault on Washington State University instructor David Warner. Police also want prosecutors to charge the instructor’s friend, Lawrence J. McDonald, with a misdemeanor for his part in the March 30 melee. McDonald, who told police he was too drunk to remember what happened in the parking lot of WSU-owned Adams Mall, is accused of harassing people and challenging passers-by to fights. He had been drinking with Warner at two bars earlier that night, police said.
Read more about the police department’s investigation and when the prosecutor could formalize charges at The Spokesman-Review.