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Wilf Woods | Flood protection in No. 1 Canyon, finally

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It is surprising that living in a town at the mouth of two canyons has not been worse.

Canyons One and Two are both potentials for large flooding problems, given their size.

The county plans a retention pond in No. 1 Canyon, our story Thursday said, funded with state Ecology grant primarily.

We’ve had real disasters: The 1925 Squilchuck flood that shattered Appleyard, and a World War II flood north of Swakane Canyon that wiped out a whole carload of…

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