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By Richard Lefever
For The Sentinel 

When nature and technology collide


December 26, 2018

Contributed: Richard Lefever

MORE DEVASTATION: This home in Panama City, Florida, was ripped apart, burying a car, during Hurricane Michael in October. Goldendale's Bishop Services was there to help in the aftermath.

This is part 2 of a story on the role a Goldendale company played in the recovery efforts after Hurrican Michael in Florida earlier this year, by Richard Lefever, who was there was his company, Bishop Services.

In the days following Hurricane Michael's assault on the Florida Panhandle commerce had ground to halt. A week had passed without power, cell service, land lines, television, or access to the internet. Residents of Panama City were left without knowing what was happening around them. While touring the area Florida Gov. Rick Scott commented, "Due to these outages, families are having a difficult time communicating with loved one, first responders have faced massive challenges commun...

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