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402 Tacoma 1019 Pacific Avenue, Avenue S., Suite Suite 1216 200 PO Box 1303, TACOMA, WA TACOMA, 98402 WA 98401 PHONE (253) 627-4853 FAX (253) 627-2253 TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 Vol. CXXIV, No. 166 OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE CITY OF TACOMA Devoted to the Courts, Real Estate, Finance, Industrial Activities, and Publication of Legal Notices Published Published Since Since 1890 1890 Visit our Web site at at INSIDE: LEGAL NOTICES BANKRUPTCIES LIENS ORDERS FEDERAL COURT AUDITORS OFFICE NEW BUSINESSES D. B. Cooper exhibit opens at downtown Tacoma museum Photos Courtesy Washington State Historical Society The Washington State History Museum has turned its attention toward one of America's greatest unsolved mysteries by opening its latest exhibit over the weekend. "Cooper" focuses on the infamous skyjacker D. B. Cooper (pictured bottom) who boarded a plane at Portland International Airport one November day in 1971 and leapt into infamy. The exhibit explores how his skyjacking changed the course of aviation design and passenger safety and incorporates neverbefore-seen artifacts, first-person accounts and FBI documents to help recreate the fateful November day. Visitors may also experience air travel in the 1970s via a recreated Boeing 727 cabin and cock- pit, and study the science of skydiving, forensics and commercial aircraft design. Exhibit highlights include a photograph of the boarding pass (pictured above) issued to Cooper after he paid $20 on November 24, 1971 to board Northwest Airlines flight 305 to Seattle; marked twenty dollar bank notes (below) discovered in 1980 on the banks of the Columbia River and later verified as NOTE TO READERS In observance of Labor Day, the Tacoma Daily Index will not be published on Mon., Sept. 2. Publication will resume on Tues., Sept. 3. Have a safe holiday. being from the $200,000 in ransom paid to Cooper; the clip-on tie and tie-tack worn by Cooper during the flight; and one of four parachutes (pictured left) provided to Cooper as part of his demands. The museum unveiled the exhibit with a members' gala and preview on Friday, followed by a grand opening celebration on Saturday that included behind-the-scene tours led by exhibit curators, a parachute expert and professional stuntman who demonstrated what it was like to jump out of a Boeing 727 at night, and an investigator who presented information on his search for Cooper. The exhibit runs through Jan. 5, 2014. More information is available online at washingtonhistory. org.

Tacoma Daily Index, August 27, 2013

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