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Out of the Past: Valley Lotto winner; new Snoqualmie Food Center opens doors; 'No' to waste plan

August 1, 2013 · 1:17 PM
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Thursday, July 28, 1988

Carrie Pierce, a clerk at the Thriftway grocery store for three years, won $1.5 million in the Washington State Lottery. She bought her usual one ticket, and didn’t find out she won until she went to work on Friday. She is the second Thriftway clerk to win big this year. Lori Brown, now a resident of Redmond, took the $5 million grand prize early last October.

Valley residents were among those testifying at a hearing on solid waste disposal alternatives in Issaquah. The overwhelming message, again, was “No thanks!” to a mass burn facility.

Thursday, Aug. 1, 1963

Almost everyone knows a bear is a night feeder, but this habit of Sir Bruin became quite expensive for a number of nocturnal hunters in the past couple of weeks. Local Game Protectors have made eight arrests of night shooters recently.

Wayne and Josie Gaub will open wide the doors of their new Snoqualmie Food Center Thursday for a three-day Grand Opening. The old Food Center building was razed to make way for a new parking lot.

 

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