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June 26, 2013


50 Years Ago – June 27, 1963

• Leonard Craft, 68, was arrested Saturday at his place of residence in Maryhill on a charge of setting spring traps on a deadly weapon. Deputy Sheriff Harvey Martin, who investigated the premises after neighbors had made a complaint, said that Craft showed him the location of six such traps, each including a stick of dynamite, with electric fuse caps. Craft said that he had been bothered by the neighborhood youngsters and was determined to keep them away. One of the traps was attached to a “Do Not Enter” sign.

75 Years Ago – June 23, 1938

• Though Goldendale and Yakima are only 90 minutes apart by auto or bus a full day is required for posta...

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