Former Spokanite moves to Ritzville
Last updated 9/8/2022 at 8:22am
RITZVILLE - Last October Rich Tucker, 62, relocated from Spokane to this small rural community, and he's glad he did.
Tucker was born in Newport, Washington, but "we lived all over the country while my dad was in the Navy," he said. Tucker's father worked on nuclear submarines as the "COB" (Chief of the Boat), the senior enlisted advisor to the Commanding Officer officer (CO) and Executive Officer (XO).
"My dad started buying land outside Newport in 1969," he said. By the time his father retired from the Navy, the family owned over 350 acres and operated a logging business. "We also farmed...