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Last updated 2/21/2023 at 9:20am

- Journal-Times photo

TRUCK, AUTO COLLIDE - Add to a collection of "Could-have-been-worse" auto accident pictures this one of the results of the collision between a Ritzville Steam Laundry truck (at left with crumpled hood) and a coupe driven by Oscar R. Schragg (overturned at right, with an audience). The accident occurred in Ritzville Saturday. All involved escaped with minor injuries. (February 19, 1948).

100 Years Ago

Ritzville-Journal Times

February 22, 1923

Federal Investigation of Columbia Basin Now Practically Assured

Hopes of friends of the Columbia Basin project have been wonderfully revived by news that the amended measure calling for a federal survey had passed the house of representatives and the amendment approved by the Senate. The present bill calls for an appropriation of $150,000 for investigating the Columbia Basin Project and the Umatilla rapids project on the lower Columbia. Only by dint of skillful maneuvering on the part of Washington representatives was it possible to ge...

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