StoryCorps Northwest: Helping To Save Small Towns Of Washington-Idaho Palouse Region
Nearly 150 years ago, the McGregor family started ranching and farming on the Palouse region of southeastern Washington and north-central Idaho. The family passed down an appreciation for rural life and a love of small towns. Ian McGregor interviewed his father, Alexander, about why he is so passionate about saving small towns for this edition of StoryCorps Northwest, recorded virtually.
This segment originally aired on NWPB’s Morning Edition on Sept. 30, 2020. It was recorded as part of NWPB’s 2020 partnership with StoryCorps. Learn more about the national StoryCorps initiative here.
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