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Swallowed by the Flood Part II

As you recall from my last post, in 1930, Inchelium and all towns north of Coulee Dam had to be moved to higher ground. Lake Roosevelt, the backwaters from Grand Coulee Dam to Kettle Falls, would rapidly flood several towns along the Columbia River. Men cut trees, moved buildings, and grieved a life soon to […]

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Shut Out of the Woods

I had my day planned. A day of rest after a week of hard colt riding and three days of hosting a cowgirl retreat at my ranch.  The morning allowed me to catch up on Women Writing the West correspondence and conference committee follow-ups. With all of that done, I planned to eat and get […]

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