COLUMBIA: Winter 1995–96 – Vol. 9, No. 4 - Washington State Historical Society
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COLUMBIA: Winter 1995–96 – Vol. 9, No. 4

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Winter 1995–96 – Vol. 9, No. 4

From the Editor   2

History Commentary   3
Putting modern Washington in a historical perspective.
By David L. Nicandri

The Mountaineers   6
Pioneers of recreational skiing in the Pacific Northwest.
By Stella Degenhardt

A Passion for Collecting   11
Edward Fuller's ephemera-gathering efforts form the basis of an important though often overlooked research resource.
By Edward W. Nolan

The Highline Canal   17
Early irrigation efforts helped put Wenatchee on the map.
By Keith A. Murray

Samuel G. Cosgrove   24
The man who was governor of Washington for a single day.
By Charles P. LeWarne

History Album   33
Klondike hotcakes.

The Seven-Fanged Horror of the Pacific   34
Father De Smet crosses the treacherous Columbia River bar.
By Robert C. Carriker

From the Collection   38
History on a can.

Chute on Halibut 39
Why did George Roger Chute's study on the North Pacific halibut fishery go unpublished?
By David M. Brumbach

Correspondence/Additional Reading   45

Columbia Reviews   46

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