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Out of the Past: Weyerhaeuser mill's closure finally comes, shotgun vandal, new building for Mt Si Golf

May 10, 2013 · 9:51 AM
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Read stories from the past 50 and 25 years, from the pages of the Valley Record:

Thursday, May 12, 1988

• It’s come. The company made $7 billion last year and there are plans to build a $35 million facility at Monroe. The bucks are there, but Weyerhaueser has decided that the best thing for the old warrior at Snoqualmie is death. The announcement was made first thing last Thursday throughout the Cascade Unit: The 70-year-old Snoqualmie Falls lumber mill will close permanently sometime between February and April of 1989.

• Eighty homes in the Lower Valley had a six-hour loss of telephone service last Thursday as a result of vandalism. Someone cut the aerial cable with a shotgun blast.

Thursday, May 9, 1963

• A bird’s-eye view of the first and tenth holes may be seen from the new building just completed at Mount Si Golf course, operated by Mr. Harry Umbinetti.

• Ground will be broken within the next week for a Seventh-Day Adventist church school between Spring Glen and Fall City, to open this fall.

 

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