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Last updated 6/6/2023 at 8:38am

- Journal-Times photo (June 7, 1973)

Job on a High Perch. Rev. Brian Dobson of the Assembly of God Church applies roofing on the Philadelphia Congregational Church steeple. Duncan Contractors of Spokane is applying fiberglass shingles over the top of the 50-year-old wooden shingles. The job of re-roofing the entire church, begun May 15, is expected to be completed this week. Through use of a boom truck, Dobson is perched in a bucket 50 feet above the sidewalk. Tip of the steeple cross is 15 feet higher up.

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

June 8, 1898

Ten years ago last Monday Ritzville was practically burned to the ground. Since that time it has more than recovered, although it was a severe blow to the town at that time. We hope it will be many a year before such a calamity befalls the town again.

Local and Personal

Wheat is 58 cents in Ritzville today.

Mrs. Dillon is said to be very low with brain fever.

Postmaster W.K. Kennedy set the good example on Monday of filling up the pool in front of the post office with cinders. Agent Paskill says there are plenty more cinders and they certainl...

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