COLUMBIA: Fall 1991 – Vol. 5, No. 3
COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Fall 1991 – Vol. 5, No. 3
From the Editor 2
Bruce Wilson gave us a gift of immeasurable value.
By David L. Nicandri
A Wedding of Function and Fantasy 3
The fate of Spokane's fabulous Davenport Hotel hangs in the balance.
By Henry Matthews
Seduced and Abandoned? 12
Northwest utilities followed WPPSS into a financial morass that led to the largest municipal bond default in American history.
By Daniel Pope
From the Collection 21
The Promise of Greatness 22
Washington's grand new state history museum takes shape with the selection of its architect.
By Bruno B. Freschi
River Worlds 28
An examination of the "currents of change " along the shores of the Columbia.
By James P. Ronda
History Album 34
Fishing the Greenwater.
John Kendrick 35
A recounting of this luckless captain's Pacific Northwest exploits reveals more disappointments than successes.
By J. Richard Nokes
Treaty or Non-Treaty Status 40
Pondering the incongruities of the treaty-making process employed with western Washington tribes.
By Daniel L. Boxberger and Herbert C. Taylor Jr.
Columbia Reviews 46