By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Spoon stirs questions


Last updated 9/28/2020 at 12:35pm

This souvenir spoon commemorated Ritzville High School in the early 1900s.

NORTH BEND – When Roxanne Hudson (Shepley) discovered a souvenir spoon in amongst some of her favorite memorabilia, it stirred up a lot of questions for her.

Hudson said she suspected her father, Russell F. Shepley, left the spoon behind without telling her, on his last visit to her home in North Bend before he passed away seven years ago.

"Was it from my father? Or someone further back?" Hudson wondered aloud. "Is there any way of finding out the date and year of when the spoon had been issued?"

The spoon depicts a high school, with the words "High School" written above and "Ritzville,...

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