Checking on an old friend
The reporter's notebook
Last updated 5/3/2023 at 2:14pm
Hearing the deadly dust storm on Monday caused me some alarm. The storm was reported to be in Indiana, where I have a close friend.
So I called Warner Bartleson, who is well known in the coulee. Warner was hospital administrator here for four years in the early 1990s, during the struggle to save the hospital.
Warner said they had the wind, but no dust. However, the area was visited by four to...