THE BIG BLAST HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1980

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On Sunday, at 8:32 a.m. PDT, Mount St. Helens, a volcanic peak in southwestern Washington, suffered a massive eruption, killing 57
people and devastating some 210 square miles of wilderness.

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Mt St Helens case study

Displaced Leilani residents recall Mount St. Helens eruption ...
USGS geologist Don Swanson (in red) and his colleague, Jim Moore, view a car filled with ash deposits from the May 18, 1980, eruption
of  Mount St. Helens. (USGS photo)

Harry R. Truman Fan Casting for St. Helens | myCast - Fan Casting ...
Harold R. "Harry" Truman (October 30, 1896 – May 18, 1980)
Truman was the owner and caretaker of Mount St. Helens
Lodge at
Spirit Lake.

35 Years Later, Where You Can Still See Signs of the Mt. St ...
The mountain as it looks today.

                         

          State Parks collecting oral histories about Mount St. Helens ...

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A PART OF LOCAL RADIO HISTORY

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Lee Fixatall (above) was the host of an evening call-
in talk show in the late 1950’s on KVAN (910) radio
in Vancouver, Washington. (Washington State Historical Society)
            

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