100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Jan. 18, 1907

Citizens of Adams, made desperate by lack of fuel, held up the northbound mixed train at their town last night and by force compelled the trainmen to set out a carload of coal upon a sidetrack. The details of the affair are such as to make the incident one of the most sensational coal hold-ups that have occurred in the northwest during the present fuel famine.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Jan. 18, 1957

Nine year old Linda Bowman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Asa Bowman, Echo, was none the worse off today after falling through the ice in a flooded area near the mill. Linda, on her way to school, was crossing the ice when it gave way and she fell in up to her waist. Dave King, Echo, driving by in a car, saw her and waded in to pull her out.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

Jan. 18, 1982

A Umatilla county business is a major supplier of alfalfa cubes to Japan. Ivan and Vernon Cook's Circle C Farms, Inc., provides some 10,000 tons of alfalfa cubes a year to Japanese dairymen. "I'd rather sell to the Japanese than just about anybody. Their money is always good," said Ivan.

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