INSULATED FROM TIME

May 14, 2002 12:00 am
Dan White of La Grande found this May 4, 1917, issue of the La Grande Evening Observer Wednesday... (The Observer/laura Mackie-hancock).
Dan White of La Grande found this May 4, 1917, issue of the La Grande Evening Observer Wednesday... (The Observer/laura Mackie-hancock).

Dan White of La Grande found this May 4, 1917, issue of the La Grande Evening Observer Wednesday when he was replacing insulation in his house on M Avenue. White found the paper still clinging to an original board under the siding. The 85-year-old paper, with its World War I headlines, serves as a time capsule, says White, who plans to put a current issue of The Observer in the same place for someone else to find in another 85 years.