On Sunday morning, May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted. It sent a mushroom-shaped cloud of ash high into the sky, which drifted east and fell on the Inland Northwest.
If you were living in the region then, and would like to share your memories of that day, please e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org. You’re welcome to send pictures to that e-mail address or by mail to 999 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA 99201.
Please write your mailing address on the back of the picture if you’d like it returned. We’ll collect those reminiscences online and publish some in print on the 30th anniversary of the mountain’s eruption.