Fall – Winter 2017 Nugget Newsletter

New Repository Building Planned Repository: “A type of facility that is dedicated to managing, preserving, processing, studying, and storing museum property according to professional museum and archival practices”. (Department of the Interior’s...

Spring 2016 Nugget Newsletter

MacDonald Panels Many people have remarked that they miss the three panels illustrating the life of Ranald MacDonald, Japan’s first English teacher, that formerly stood beside the Kettle River Road near his grave. They were removed two years ago because...

Winter 2015 – 16 Nugget Newsletter

New Old Time Chautauqua to Visit Republic The Washington State Parks Department and an organization called “New Old Time Chautauqua” are joining forces to bring an interesting event to Republic. Quotations from the organization’s own literature...

Summer – Fall 2015 Nugget Newsletter

Japanese Students Honor Ranald MacDonald For the third year the Friends of MacDonald organization and Rishiri High School have sent two students and ateacher to see places in the Northwest associated with the life and death of Ranald MacDonald. This year our...

Spring 2015 Nugget Newsletter

Slagle House Schedule The J.W. and Elizabeth Slagle house in Republic will be open for guided tours on the fourth Saturday of the month from Maythrough September or by arrangement. To arrange a tour please call Jean Delaney at (509) 207-0070. The J.W. and Elizabeth...

Winter 2014 – 15 Nugget Newsletter

Great Northern Railway Historical Society Although the Great Northern Railway has been gone from the Pacific Northwest scene for many years, it still has a fanclub. The Great Northern Railway Historical Society has between 23 and 24 thousand members world-wide. Their...

Spring 2014 Nugget Newsletter

Republic News-Miner Files For over a century, the Republic News-Miner was Ferry County’s leading, and usually only, newspaper. Publication ended in 2013 but the back issues continue to be an important resource in local history. Former News-Miner Editor Dick Graham...

Fall 2013 – 14 Nugget Newsletter

It’s Finished! Construction of the wash house that stood behind the J.W. and Elizabeth Slagle House is complete. Contractor Jack Bacon finished the construction in July and Board members Dick Slagle and Jean Delaney painted the structure inside and out. Dick also tied...
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