Out of the Past: This week in Valley history: Husky charity sled-dog racer, mill annexation

The stories of the past 25 and 50 years, as published in the pages of the Snoqualmie Valley Record. This week's entries include:

Thursday, March 24, 1987

• On he mushes, guiding his team with commands of “left,” “right” and “straight.” Fall City native Frank Havens is training for a push at the Yukon Quest sled dog race title. If he wins, he’ll give half the $35,000 purse to Children’s Hospital.

• Land identified as an expansion area for the city of Snoqualmie in King County’s Valley-wide Community Plan will not meet growth needs in the near future, say city leaders. Most of the property targeted for annexation is taken up by the Weyerhaueser mill and associated Milwaukee pit.

Thursday, March 28, 1963

• The Snoqualmie Town Council has ordered a census of residents, entrusting the count to the Dr. Samuel Max Orthopedic Auxiliary. When an Auxiliary member calls, residents are asked to cooperate fully.

• Yearning for a bunny doll? A bike? A laundry basket? These are a few of the deals in the continuing Spring Sale at the E.J. Anderson Coast to Coast store.


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