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Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Small-town power

After attending an excellent high school track-and-field event held in a small Eastern Washington community this past weekend, I was once again amazed by the power of “small town” America. This community and school hosted 692 athletes from 35 schools across the state and did it with such class that only comes from generations of dedicated, loyal citizens.

It takes a lot of personnel to pull off such an event and they had plenty of volunteers of all…

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