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Tinkerbelle and her ice cream wagon familiar and welcome sight

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, August 1, 1973

When the soft tinkling melody, “Russian Bells” drift over the valley these summer days, kids (and grownups) everywhere rush out to the road to greet… 184 more words


You Shall Not Pass!

This fierce man of metal has stood guard on the west side of SR 169 in Maple Valley for years. He guards a picturesque pasture between the Red Dog, the local dive bar, and the… 132 more words


Aerial tram at New Black Diamond

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, July 22, 1927

Disposal of the rock and waste material which comes from a mine is always a problem, and frequently an expensive proposition. 116 more words


Local dealers ponder current gas shortage

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, July 18, 1973

By Cathy Clouston

The current gas shortage has hit local station dealers hard, leaving some bitter toward their respective oil companies who, they feel, could have given them more warning of their reduced supply. 175 more words


Secession group launches bid for new county

Originally published in the Valley Daily News, July 15, 1992

By Anthony K. Albert

MAPLE VALLEY — The Cedar County Coalition launched its effort to secede from King County Tuesday when it revealed its proposal for new county boundaries. 437 more words


Maple Valley Days!

What are you up to this weekend?

I hope you’re coming down to Maple Valley to support FreeValley Publishing at Maple Valley Days and get some great books! 35 more words

Rachel Barnard

New coal mine is christened

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, June 13, 1924

On his recent inspection trip, Mr. Wm. M. Barnum, president of The Pacific Coast Company, visited the new mine being opened at Indian, six miles from Renton on the Maple Valley Road, and christened it “New Black Diamond,” by which it will hereafter be known instead of the designation “Indian Mine” used up to this time. 214 more words