Mike Dorman, of the Deer Lake area, recalls working as a mechanic in Ritzville when Mount St. Helens erupted and the problems the ash caused for cars.
Spokane resident Mary McCauliffe recalls the day Mount St. Helens erupted and being turned away from the road to Fairchild Air Force Base, where she’d planned to attend an event.
Mary Pierce was living in Kellogg, Idaho, when Mount St. Helens erupted. She convinced a neighbor the ash could be used as a facial scrub, which they could sell. But …
Ralph Thomas Cole, currently of Newport, was jogging within view of Mount St. Helens when it erupted. Here he describes what he saw.
Leonard Rist, of Cheney, talks about a near brush with the eruption of Mount St. Helens and working on the roads near the volcano afterward.
Dee Ross, of Coeur d’Alene, recalls being in Yakima to visit her daughter when Mount St. Helens erupted.