St. Patrick's Day Fun!
It was great fun for the White Elephant family to see old customers' faces and enjoy Spokane. So many great comments and memories as we walked along.
Mary Conley, owner and wife of founder John R. Conley Sr., rode in style through the parade route, loving the smiles and cheers along the way.
Stickers like this were handed out to lucky parade-goers.
Good Night, Spokane.
God Love ya!
The Conley clan suffered an incalculable loss this week.
John R. Conley Jr. - our brother, number 8 to our 11, namesake to our dad in all things including, charm, wit, and storytelling prowess; suffered sudden and unexpected complications from cancer treatment on the opening day of our liquidation sale.
Our family and employees carried on with our sale and have been all the more grateful for the support that has surrounded our buildings.
Our patriarch and founder John Conley and his bride Mary built a business based on their passions - faith, family, friends and fishing! We’ve been wishing we could put up a sign that says “Gone Fishin'” but for the last several weeks we’ve just been reminiscing.
Share your classic fishing shot with us on our Facebook page
Both stores are now closed.
The first White Elephant Store was opened in Spokane in 1946 by John Conley Sr. Today there are two stores, Spokane and Spokane Valley, which provide everything from fishing, camping, hunting, TOYS and more...