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Last updated 3/23/2021 at 8:28am

A photo from 75 years ago - VIEW PALOUSE FALLS - Representatives of many southeastern Washington communities made an excursion to Palouse Falls Sunday afternoon following an organization meeting of the Palouse Falls State Park Association in Washtucna. Spring rains and melting snows in the upper basin of the Palouse put the falls "at their best" Sunday, filling the narrow gorge from brim to brim.

100 years ago

The Ritzville


March 24, 1921


Last Friday about noon a fire alarm from the Andrew Ott home on the north edge of town sent the fire engine speeding in that direction. By use of the chemical the fire was put out. It was thought the fire started from a wire coming in contact with a water pipe. The damage was to the interior and was not heavy. Mr. Ott will wonder if fire has him "hoo-dooed," for he sustained heavy loss in the fire in his downtown brick block some weeks ago.

75 years ago

The Ritzville


March 21, 1946

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