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Hanford B reactor tours begin (Getty Images)
Hanford B reactor tours begin (Getty Images)
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Hurry! Hanford B Reactor Tour Registrations Start Monday, Will Fill Up FAST

These tours are VERY popular, and fill up FAST!  Registration is now open for the Hanford B Reactor Historic tours.

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Pasco Naval Air Station, World War II. F6F fighter aircraft (Franklin County Historical Society, Bergstrom Aircraft)
Pasco Naval Air Station, World War II. F6F fighter aircraft (Franklin County Historical Society, Bergstrom Aircraft)
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Did Pasco Have UFO Activity During WWII?

The Pasco Naval Air Station, which is now largely the site of the Pasco Airport and Bergstrom Aircraft, saw it's share of activity during World War II.  Besides training hundreds of Navy pilots who later saw duty aboard aircraft carriers in the Pacific, pilots and crew experienced something else, out of the this world perhaps?

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Pendleton Business Finds (Illegal) Surprise Hidden in 80-Year-Old Wall

Owners of a Pendleton bed-and-breakfast decided to renovate five bedroom closets into bathrooms. They found an (illegal) surprise in the master bedroom that you won't believe.

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Americans Nuclear Night now Military Appreciation Night (John Allen / AridAcres.com)
Americans Nuclear Night now Military Appreciation Night (John Allen / AridAcres.com)
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Tri City Americans Nuclear Night Now ‘Military Appreciation Night’

For years, the Tri-City Americans saluted the nuclear heritage of the Mid-Columbia by skating in wildly-colored nuclear-themed jerseys for "Nuclear Night." Now, it's gone up to a whole new level! (Pictured is one of the Americans Nuclear Night jerseys).

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Old Detroit (North Santiam Historical Society)
Old Detroit (North Santiam Historical Society)
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Low Reservoir Levels Reveal Lost Oregon Town

The Northwest drought of 2015 has produced another rare, but fascinating history find. (Photo courtesy of North Santiam Historical Society)

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NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
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Seattle’s Iconic Gum Wall to be Scrubbed Clean

Say it isn't so... Seattle's Pike place market is home to the famous gum wall and will be cleaned off  for the 1st time in 20 YEARS!!!

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Throwback Thursday: Watch ‘The Muppet Show’ Halloween Specials!

Personally, I never really cared for The Muppets, but I'm a fan of Vincent Price and Alice Cooper! For season 1 and season 3 the Jim Henson Company invited these Halloween legends for a spooky version of their popular family show. Watch and enjoy:

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Ingus Bajars, Thinkstock
Ingus Bajars, Thinkstock
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Today I Learned: Most Deadly Avalanche in U.S. History Was in Washington

On March 1, 1910 an avalanche half a mile long and quarter-mile wide slid down a slope in the Cascade Mountains not far from Stevens Pass Ski Area and knocked two trains off the tracks.

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American Actor James Dean
American Actor James Dean (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Long-Lost James Dean Wreckage May Be in Bellingham?

Some say it's the automotive world's version of D.B. Cooper. Is the wreckage of one of the most famous, and tragic, car accidents hidden in a garage in the Pacific Northwest?

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Washington state forced to ask for volunteer help
Washington state forced to ask for volunteer help (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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WA State Asks for Volunteer Fire Help – A First in State History

The wildfires burning throughout Washington state are so bad, officials are now doing something that's NEVER been done in our history - ask for volunteer fire help.

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