Out of the Past: New superintendent for Snoqualmie, mosquito problems, from forklifts to poetry

This week's stories from the past 25 and 50 years in the Valley included

Thursday, March 17, 1988

• The School District 410 board voted to hire Dr. Richard McCullough of Oregon as new superintendent. He replaces Dr, Gerald Post, who was interim superintendent. McCullough, 41, comes from La Center.

• Five years was enough for Lynn Cornelison. He quit his job as a forklift driver at Weyerhaueser to pursue his main love, poetry.

Thursday, March 21, 1963

• Miss Caroline Mitchell of North Bend, a pert little lady with a lively sense of humor and zest for life, celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday. In addition to 112 cards, greetings and letters she received from all parts of the counry, her children threw her a party. Born in Missouri she moved to Iowa in 1907. At the age of 80, she came to North Bend.

• Problems of mosquitos in the town and mill site of Snoqualmie were discussed at King County Courthouse. The health department checked on four species in Kimball Creek. A possible solution: adequate drainage in their breeding grounds.


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