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Whaleback freighter Charles W. Wetmore arrives in Everett on December 21, 1891.

Ravensdale beginnings: Ravensdale Post Office opens on December 21, 1901.

Granite Falls incorporates on December 21, 1903.

Russian steamer Shilka enters Elliott Bay and causes excitement on December 21, 1917.

Washington Highway Director forced to go out of state to build four new ferries on December 21, 1965.

Federal Judge William L. Dwyer upholds the federal spotted owl management plan in a key National Environmental Policy Act court decision on December 21, 1994.

WSDOT abandons Hood Canal bridge graving dock project located on site of Klallam Indian village and cemetery on December 21, 2004.

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