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June 12, 2013


50 Years Ago – June 13, 1963

• A spectacular fire took the home of Fred Russell last Tuesday evening. Due to the high winds, Lyle firemen were hard put to control the fire and to prevent the burning of an adjacent house, as well as the home of Jesse Jewell.

75 Years Ago – June 9, 1938

• Though most men 10 years his junior would dread an auto ride of half the distance, Ed Snipes, son of one of Klickitat County’s first cattle raiser, last Memorial Day saddled up his horse and rode the 32 miles from Glenwood to Goldendale and never gave the trip a thought.

After decorating the graves of his son and grandson buried in a Goldendale cemetery, the elderly cattleman spent th...

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