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History Buffs Freaking Out Over Lump of Metal Found in Puget Sound

In 2008, an anchor was found in the Puget Sound and was thought to be off a ship from 1792!

HMS Chatham was a British Navy ship that was docked north of Seattle in 1792, so the 10-foot anchor was thought to be from that ship, which accompanied George Vancouver's exploration of the Pacific Coast...

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Historians: People Were Regularly Enslaved in Portland for Sex, Sailing

Good idea: building tunnels under the docks to unload a ship if your city receives a lot of rain. Bad idea, using those tunnels to kidnap people and sell them as slaves to become sailors or prostitutes.

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Tri-City Posse gear on Craigslist (Craigslist)
Tri-City Posse gear on Craigslist (Craigslist)
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Who Were The Tri-City Posse? We Look Back

A recent posting on Craigslist made us think back in the long, rich, and sometimes tumultuous history of professional baseball in the Tri-Cities. This gear is being sold for $5. We wonder if they realize the historical value of these items.

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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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These 24 Simple Hi-Tech Halloween Costumes Are Guaranteed to Make You a Hit

Have you decided what you're going to be for Halloween this year? No? Well, then you're in luck.

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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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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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Proposed Manhattan National Park project seeking public input (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)
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Feds Want Your Comments On Manhattan National Historical Park

The direction of the proposed Manhattan National Park Project at Hanford is going to be guided by comments from citizens, including you!

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Who Would Win? American Pharoah vs. Secretariat [VIDEO]

Comparing footage from 1973 & 2015 gives you the results!!

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Oregonians Are Probably Wrong, It Should Be Said ‘Ore-GONE’

Millions of Oregonians have a shared pet peeve: people from outside Oregon calling it "Ore-gone" instead of "Orygun." Here are 5 reasons they're probably all wrong.

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10 Coolest Battles You’ve Never Heard Of

Only one of these real battles from history made it to the big screen. Well, with English-speaking actors anyway. Many films have been made about these movies, but none you can find, or enjoy without subtitles.

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The Fascinating Story of the Train in Pasco’s Volunteer Park

A local Facebook group shared stories from when the railroad train was first moved to Volunteer Park in the 1950s. Check out these cool stories...

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