COLUMBIA: Winter 1995–96 – Vol. 9, No. 4
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
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Why did George Roger Chute's study on the North Pacific halibut fishery go unpublished?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 45Columbia Reviews 46