Looking back: Oct. 1 issue
Last updated 10/5/2020 at 11:23am
OCTOBER 1ST -8TH, 1950
NATIONAL NEWSPAPER WEEK
The week of October 1 to 8 is National Newspaper Week.
In 1950, two weekly papers roll off the press at the Times Tribune plant in Davenport. The first is the Davenport Times and the second is Spokane Bomber Views, a newspaper produced for the men of Fairchild Air Force base near Spokane.
OCTOBER 1ST, 1970
CITY BUYS A NEW FIRE TRUCK TO SUPPLEMENT 1936 MODEL
A new fire truck was purchased by the City of Davenport. Prior to being turned over to the city, the vehicle as serviced by K&J Pontiac.
Volunteer fireman serving the city that were prese...