The Pullman Campus was covered in ash.

I was a twinkle in my father's eye.

Boogie was outside "my cuz and I were playing on skateboards n it started to snow well that what we thought"

Aimee was trying to celebrate her sixth birthday and it took them hours to get from Yakima to Terrace Heights and to this day can still dig up ash in her yard.

Rocky was six and kept sneaking outside to check it out and kept coming back in dark from all the ash

Rik was about to go fishing but with pitch-black skies that didn't happen.

Crazy to think as I began writing this the sky was a beautiful blue with some white clouds and this afternoon a storm rolls in.  Forty years ago my town was black. Covered in ash.

What were you up to?

107.3 KFFM logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

Mount St. Helen

More From 107.3 KFFM