Out of the Past: Too-fast hay trucks, dangerous dogs; Opstad's not open yet;

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives.

Thursday, Aug. 11, 1988

• Edward R. Opstad Elementary School in North Bend continues to be under construction, both inside and outside, and it’s not yet certified for occupancy. Therefore, staff ask the public not to visit the campus until further notice.

• Under a new law on dangerous dogs, the owner of any canine in North Bend that attacks and harms a person shall be guilty of a felony. The law defines a dangerous dog as one that has bitten a person or animal, or one that chases or menaces a person on the street.

Thursday, Aug. 15, 1963

• Sallal Grange promises a large variety of things to see and do at the Grange Fair, starting Thursday. The affair is held at the Grange Hall on Stillson Road, a mile-and-a-half east of North Bend.

• Don Jones, teacher at Mount Si High School, appeared before the Snoqualmie Town Council to protest excessive speed of hay trucks on Main Street. He asked if the council planned to have radar on the new police car to be purchased next year. He was told they do.


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