Out of the Past: Chicken plop, speeding teens, soccer star from the '30s

Stories from the past 25 and 50 years, as reported in the Snoqualmie Valley Record:

Thursday, April 21, 1988

• Five Fall City business are taking part in a Derby Day Chicken Plop. It’s a game that, apparently, involves what chickens do.

• A contingent of Snoqualmie citizens complained and Snoqualmie school administrators and city officials are listening. There have been several efforts made over the last few weeks to do something about students speeding and loitering near the high school. Neighbors say teens are loitering in yards and alleys and speeding down Shusman, Delta and Gamma streets, putting children and pets at risk.

Thursday, April 25, 1963

• See what your money hath wrought? School officials proudly invite citizens to inspect the new Fall City and North Bend Elementary schools.

• Construction got underway for the new building for Snoqualmie Food Center, owned by Wayne Gaub. The store gets an extra 2,000 square feet of floor space, and a modern design in cement brick.

• Who knew that Emmit Minaglia, Duvall’s first fire chief, found soccer glory in the ‘30s and ‘40s. Minaglia, who hung up his cleats in 1948, played for the Seattle All-Stars.


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