Free Online Encyclopedia of WA State History

About HistoryLink.org Welcome Welcome to the first and largest encyclopedia of community history created expressly for the Internet. HistoryLink.org is an evolving online encyclopedia of Washington state and local history. It provides a free, authoritative, and easily accessible history reference for the benefit of students, teachers, journalists, scholars, researchers, and the general public. With a few... Continue Reading →

Urgent Request Re: Northport, WA Colitis & Crohn’s Study

For those of you who don’t know, currently two physicians from the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital are conducting a study on the cluster of diagnosed cases of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s in past and present Northport residents (spanning three generations). They began their study in February and are preparing an abstract... Continue Reading →

1992 Northport WA Article on town’s “death list” & link to Teck Smelter

Spokane Chronicle - May 27, 1992 "Canadian Companies Suspected in Illness" Read this archived article at: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=kxd3qP2_5uAC&dat=19920527&printsec=frontpage&hl=en (pages 7 & 8 or B1 & B2) The last paragraph in the story is a quote from my Grandma, regarding all the illnesses found in Northport residents, specifically the children; "It's too late for my children because... Continue Reading →

Northport & Upper Columbia communities in for another “inadequate” study?

Colville Tribes call Teck smelter study ‘deficient’ EPA also blasted for quality of oversight K.C. Mehaffey Wenatchee World Tags:Columbia RiverConfederated Tribes of the Colville ReservationEPALake RooseveltminingTeck ComincoTeck Cominco American The Cominco smelter complex, shown in 2009, sits above the Columbia River in Trail, B.C. Background The June 2006 settlement between the EPA and Teck marked the first time a Canadian company agreed to... Continue Reading →

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