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Black Diamond couple promised each other a rose garden

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, June 14, 1978

By George and Dianne Wilson

Over 350 roses, more than 150 tuberous begonias, plus much, much more can be seen in… 1,038 more words

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Authors Basing Characters on Real People: Some Examples from Classic Novels

I don’t know how much most authors base their characters on people they have known. I would guess that most combine various characteristics taken from numerous people in real life with some from those they have encountered in fiction to create something original. 914 more words

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Camera in the City - Trent & Mersey Canal

Site of the Anderton Wharf on the Trent & Mersey Canal at Ravensdale March 2017

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Widow from Ravensdale is millionth

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, May 19, 1962

The 1,000,000th visitor to the World’s Fair—a widow from Ravensdale—entered the fairgrounds at 12:35 o’clock this afternoon. 485 more words

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Just a little get-together for ‘Catfish’

Originally published in The Seattle Times, May 18, 1972

By John J. Reddin

A group of Black Diamond old-timers held a “little get-together” in the Black Diamond Eagles’ Hall Saturday for their old buddy, “Catfish.” 744 more words

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Valley’s fire department grew from dream to reality in 1950

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 23 and 30, 1975

By Laura Lorenz

The Maple Valley Fire Department grew from a dream to actuality in the spring of 1950 when a $500 note was signed by… 925 more words

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Ravensdale mine to close down, leaving rich deposits behind

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 30, 1975

By Laura Lorenz

Rogers Number 3, the last of the state’s underground coal mines, will stop mining within the next few weeks. 463 more words

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