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Wilf Woods: Big flood was big news in a watershed year

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It was a year to remember. I mean 1948, 65 years ago. That was the year of the great Columbia River flood.

And the year the Chelan PUD got into business, buying the system from Puget Power. It was the year of crisis in Europe, when Russia blockaded Berlin and the U.S. supplied it by air for almost a year.

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