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At one time Hobart was Shangri-La and Maple Valley a ‘boom town’

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, July 19, 1989

By D’Ann Tedford

Hobart was Shangri-La and Maple Valley was a going concern according to old-timers who gathered recently to witness Puget Sound Power and Light Company’s historical gifts to the two communities. 405 more words


The Forgotten Child

Last week, when we were visiting the Eastern Sierra, we spent the night at Sawmill Campground not far from Tioga Pass. It’s a walk-in campground in a lovely little valley where I camped with my family as a child. 222 more words


WorkSafe report overhauls investigations

VANCOUVER – The agency that investigates workplace accidents in British Columbia will undergo a significant overhaul to ensure cases involving potential wrongdoing can be successfully prosecuted in court, the provincial government announced Tuesday, following botched probes into two fatal sawmill explosions. 647 more words


Easy Sign, Difficult Customer

At the end of May, my daughter and pickiest customer Mira, turned eight and planned to have a mermaid swimming party at Grandma’s house. Grandma has a swimming pool and we knew that she would be willing to heat it for an early-season swim, so it was an easy choice. 667 more words


1805 Taylor Old Up and Down Sawmill

One of the hidden gems of Derry NH is the 200+ year old Taylor Sawmill. It’s one of the last surviving and working up and down sawmills in the region and likely the country. 426 more words

Bill Rainford

How to Make Realistic Worm Holes in Wood

If you want to make something look older, just add some worm holes. Sounds simple enough, but there is a major difference between just poking holes in the wood and making the holes look authentic. 915 more words