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  •   The story of the Oso mudslide is being followed around the nation.  What many people don’t realize however is that this area was hit by a similar mud slide in 1951, thankfully non-fatal.  The pictures accompanying this post... MORE »
  • If you haven’t read poetry in a while, now is the perfect time to start again - April is National Poetry Month. In his National Poetry Month proclamation, Governor Inslee called on “…all the people of Washington to observe National... MORE »
  • From the desk of Brian Frisina Washingtonians know the importance of preserving the history and culture of our great state. One way to preserve our history is by supporting the Washington State Library. Established as a territorial... MORE »
  • Another treasure for Women’s History in the Manuscript Collection of the State Library is the newspaper clipping scrapbook of Josephine Corliss Preston, which has been digitized and added to our Classics in Washington History. Mrs.... MORE »
  • From the desk of Evelyn Lindberg:   The Kalama Public Library has a new web address and a brand new website at: http://www.kalamalibrary.com/. It is the twelfth public library to launch as part of the Washington State Library’s... MORE »

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