From Our Files (March 29, 2023)
March 29, 2023
March 29, 1973
A burning conveyor belt flashed through the power house at Willamette Industries' Foster Division, spreading sparks along its path and starting several small spot fires.
Sparks from the boiler stacks apparently landed on the belt (not in operation at the time) and the fire burned it in two. It was wind that blew sparks from the boiler down toward the belt.
School district voters will cast their ballots on a $3.3 million tax levy to balance the district's 1973/74 general fund budget.
The district has no tax base, so the entire levy must be approved by the voters. The tax le...
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