Local retiree has eerie connection to 1923 Oregon train robbery book
August 4, 2022
DAYTON–It's called a doppelganger and it means "a ghostly double of a living person," or "evil twin," or "a remarkably similar double."
The definition that fits here is the last of the three. In October, 1923, Roy Nichols, the grandfather of Columbia County resident Jim Peterson, was arrested in LaGrande, Ore., on suspicion of murder and train robbery.
Nichols was doubly cursed. He not only b...