Robert Stokes provided commentary for The Inlander from 2001 to 2009. He served in the Army in Germany, taught economics at the University of
Washington, loved to fish and had two daughters and four grandkids over
in Seattle. But he never quite left Spokane Valley; he returned in the
mid-1990s to take care of his aging dad. Bob passed away June 2, at the
age of 67 in the home he grew up in. Read more here.