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March 21, 2012


25 Years Ago – March 19, 1987

• Nearly one out of four workers in Klickitat County couldn’t find a job in January, according to figures just released by the state Employment Security Department. The 24.5 percent January jobless rate ballooned from 17.7 percent in December.

50 Years Ago – March 15, 1962

• A heavy wind in the Columbia Gorge last Thursday night apparently wrapped two electric conductor cables together, causing a 12,000 volt line to break and fall across a telephone cable. The heavy voltage knocked out Oregon-Washington’s phone installation in the area until Monday night, with heavy resultant damage, in addition to the power outage.

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