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Community response overpowers Mother Nature’s wrath


Last updated 9/19/2013 at Noon

Without question, the best news when the storm subsided Sunday evening was that no one was seriously injured or killed.

There was notable property damage to homes and public facilities, but everyone walked away relatively unscathed. While many were left in the dark as a result of power outages, no one lost their homes or their lives.

In the morning light on Monday, a true testament to community became clear. Volunteers began arriving at Ritzville City Park and Ritzville Municipal Golf Course to help clear the massive amount of debris from a large number of fallen and broken trees.


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