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Third Powerhouse reunion set during festival


There will be a reunion of sorts for workers on the Third Powerhouse Sept. 15-17, the same weekend as the Harvest Festival celebration.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Third Powerhouse at Grand Coulee Dam.

Birdie Hensley has sparked the plan to bring workers back to Grand Coulee Dam for a celebration that a number of workers will miss, because they have already passed on. Most workers would be in their 70s or 80s now.

An “activity” tent will be set up at Banks Lake Park, where former Third Powerhouse workers will gather to renew old friendships and where...

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