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YAKIMA CLIPPER quarterly newsletter

Chairman’s Corner As the old saying goes, “nothing free in life is truly free.”  Our grant from the state of Washington to construct a new building in cooperation with the CAP has involved a lot of work to date, and as one can see when visiting the museum, there is no building nor any sign of construction.  That is about …

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Otto and Art

Several of our exhibits honor area people who served in World War II, most of whom are no longer with us. One such departed veteran is Otto King, 93, who died March 19 in Kennewick, where he had been living in a retirement home. A frequent visitor to the museum before moving, Otto is included in an exhibit honoring those …

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Our volunteer display crew has been busy adding new exhibits and updating existing ones. In the “new” category is the one honoring Francis Shields, a B-17 waist gunner during World War II. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces Jan. 7, 1941. Stationed in Constantine, Algeria, Tech. Sgt. Shields flew 50 missions – over Italy, Sardinia, Tunisia and Sicily – …

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Rent the museum

Planning a special event, such as a birthday or anniversary celebration and looking for a special place for it? Our facility (meeting room and display area) can be rented for such occasions. It’s also a unique setting for a special meeting. If you’re interested, send us an e-mail or phone us at 457-4933

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