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Logging in Southeast King County

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, June 16, 2015

By Bill Kombol

While coal mining drove the early development and growth of much of southeast King County, logging was nearly as important. 316 more words

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Ravensdale school district created in 1892

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 19, 2016

By Bill Kombol

The Ravensdale school district was created in 1892. The first one-room school was constructed in 1893 housing 16 students, but was designed for 36. 284 more words

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Musicians in Ravensdale

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 12, 2016

By Bill Kombol

This photo #116926 has “musicians in Ravensdale” written on the back and comes courtesy of the Black Diamond Historical Society. 264 more words

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‘Girlie Club’ of 1962 Seattle Fair opens as family recreation center

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, September 13, 1989

By Mary Pagni-Leavitt

Remember Gracie Hansen’s famous Paradise International Club at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair… 677 more words

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Resort operators of three counties organize

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, May 15, 1930

Association of owners aims at public benefit

Group forms nucleus of state-wide body; fifty members on roster in King, Pierce, Thurston… 627 more words

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An era will be boarded up when Rogers No. 3 closes

Originally published in The Seattle Times, April 29, 1975

By Stephen H. Dunphy
Times Staff Reporter

BLACK DIAMOND — The days are numbered for the Rogers No. 605 more words

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Fire chief says: Community support needed to maintain 24-hour service

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 10, 1974

By Laura Lorenz

The Maple Valley Fire District 43 will ask for community financial support of $277,985 on May 7th. 412 more words

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