Past Time: A watered-down Snoqualmie Days; Kids run for homeless; Strike is authorized

Stories from the past 25 and 50 years, as told in the pages of the Snoqualmie Valley Record.

Thursday, May 19, 1988

• Local people will miss the parade, music, parachute jumpers and ping pong ball drop. But there will be plenty of arts and crafts in Snoqualmie this summer. Why the flimsier festival? The bottom-line reason is that the carnival is not coming to town. For the second year in a row.

• The student body of Mount Si High School hosts a Snoqualmie Falls Run for Youth this month. Proceeds go to help runaway youth and children on the street.

Thursday, May 23, 1963

• Dick Sparks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sparks of Highland Drive, is the valedictorian of the Mount Si class of ‘63. Miss Linda Barrett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Barrett of North Bend, is salutatorian.

• Representatives of the Western Council of the Lumber and Sawmill Workers union are meeting with delegates from six Northwest lumber mills in an effort to resolve contract talks over conditions and wages. Keith Brown, president of Local No. 1845 of the union, told the Record that a strike has been authorized, if necessary.


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