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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Locals share ties to Almira School


Last updated 10/21/2021 at 4:52pm

Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

Crews try to fan the flames at the Almira School Tuesday, Oct. 12. The K-8 building was a total loss by the early morning of Wednesday, Oct. 13.

DAVENPORT-The impact of last week's Almira School burning left an impact county-wide. Students and staff have been forced to move classes to Coulee City, the Almira church and Almira Community Center after the total loss to the K-8 building in town. A couple Davenport locals have ties to the lost school and shared their thoughts and memories with The Times.

Tony Hein, who grew up in Davenport and graduated from the high school in 1974, spent his entire 39-year teaching career at Almira School after finishing college at Eastern Washington University in 1978. He retired and moved back to Dav...

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