(SARAH ENGLISH/Chewelah Independent)
John Salisbury’s family homesteaded in Chewelah in 1902 when the school that would become Washington State University was just 12-years old. By Cougar coincidence 12 members of his family have attended WSU thus far. “We all have been Cougs through and through for years,” he said.
Salisbury was the first post-World War II baby born in Chewelah, and milked cows, bucked bales and set pins in the bowling alley growing up. There was fun, too. “Families would fish together, picnic together, attend events together,” he remembers. More