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January 2, 2013


50 Years Ago- January 3, 1963

• “Do not use natural caves of the state of Washington for shelter in the event of enemy nuclear attack,” was the warning of Dr. Wm. R. Halliday of Seattle, nationally know speleologist and director of the Western Speleological Survey which has just completed a preliminary study of the caves of Washington. “A widely distributed but misleading press release by an architectural firm early in 1962 gave the false impression that Civil Defense authorities recommend the use of several caves in Skamania and Klickitat counties,” he stated.

75 Years Ago-January 6, 1938

• Wednesday night, the high school and Legion combined their efforts and produced the a...

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