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Bigfoot Logging Co. in Cedar watershed described by reader

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, January 19, 1976

Editor, the Voice:
When I was associated with the Cedar River Watershed, I covered almost every square foot of it by car, truck, plane, snowshoes, skis, and by foot. 455 more words


Close friendship spans decades for pair of Black Diamond seniors

Originally published in the Enumclaw Courier-Herald, January 16, 2002

By Jessica Keller

Emma Becker Sigmund and Everett “Evie” Swann remember playing in the alley behind their Black Diamond houses and going to school together when they were kids. 527 more words


Recent flood here bad, but one in November 1911 had it beat

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, January 14, 1976

As bad as the December 1975 flood on the Cedar River was, the “Granddaddy of them all” occurred on November 19, 1911, when flashboard failure at the City of Seattle Dam dumped 14,200 cubic feet per second down the narrow Cedar. 387 more words


Hobart thieves annex David Adams’ new supply of wet goods, then break into his saloon to plunder stock

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, January 9, 1906

David Adams came to Seattle Thursday and bought a ten-gallon keg of whisky. He concealed the wet goods in his barn, beneath a pile of hay, intending next day to transfer it to his saloon at Hobart, in the Maple Valley region. 292 more words


Six-foot bronze sculpture placed in Wilderness Park—you name it

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, December 29, 1976

A 1,400-pound bronze sculpture, commissioned last spring by the King County Arts Commission, was installed at the King County Lake Wilderness Park on Saturday, December 11 by the artist, … 386 more words


Petition drive begins to stop WD 108 plan

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, December 22, 1976

A vigorous petition drive was launched this week by two groups of property owners in an effort to block proposed expansion plans of Water District 108 into the east Maple Valley-Hobart area. 287 more words


Review: Keep Holding On by Melissa Tagg

I loved this story from Melissa Tagg! Beckett and Kit were adorable – characters with history together that reconnect after years apart when they come home to Maple Valley. 186 more words

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