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Workers go hours and days without sleep

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, November 21, 1915

In the events following the disaster at Ravensdale last Tuesday, many have enrolled their names in the ranks-of-the heroes. 192 more words

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Storey, mine victim, was brave officer

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, November 18, 1915

Jack Storey, one of the victims of the Ravensdale disaster, was one of the most popular men in the coal mining district of King County. 454 more words

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The explosion in the old Ravensdale Mine

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, circa 1955 (date unknown)

By Frank Lynch

J.A. (JIM) ANDERSEN is another of our friends at Northwestern Improvement Co. Let us merely say that his business is selling coal. 790 more words

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Ravensdale Cemetery: Where miners, muckers, and timbermen sleep

Originally published in the Black Diamond Bulletin, Fall 2013

By JoAnne Matsumura

Under the blanket of nature’s wilderness, a former coal mining town’s inhabitants sleep together in a forgotten Independent Order of Oddfellows cemetery in Ravensdale. 394 more words

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Moral Transformations of a Scoundrel Through a Good Angel

At the moment I’m writing a story where the male protagonist is as wicked as Richardson’s Lovelace in ‘Clarissa’. He talks a good deal of reform, claiming that he wants a good woman to help him to reform – but sincerity isn’t exactly his strong point; as neither is a capacity for objective analysis of his own character (that isn’t easy for any of us anyway, and was a rare quality in the unselfconscious eighteenth century) his chosen good angel is in a dismal position indeed. 2,634 more words

That Scoundrel Emile Dubois

Oil laundering waste dumped in Ravensdale overnight

A large quantity of oil laundering waste was discovered illegally dumped in north Louth this morning.

The find of 6,000 litres of the toxic sludge was discovered in six plastic cubes at the car park of Ravensdale Forest around 1.30am. 20 more words

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Holy Family Cemetery at Krain: Feast of All Saints celebrated on November 1

Originally published in the Black Diamond Bulletin, Fall 2013

By Ken Jensen

Cemeteries are spooky on Halloween, for sure, but what about the day after? Not so much, especially if you make the trek to the Holy Family Cemetery at Krain, just 8 miles south of Black Diamond, for the Feast of All Saints. 305 more words

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