Farewell banquet for Weyerhaeuser brass; Replace golf course with homes? No way! | Out of the Past

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

Monday, Dec. 23

• Arrangements are complete for a banquet at Si View Hall in North Bend to honor Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morgan Jr. and Mrs. Fred W. Hayes. Morgan, present manager at the Cascade Branch of Weyerhaeuser Company, is leaving January 1 for Tacoma, where he has been promoted to manager of Weyerhaeuser Manufacturing Operations. Hayes is his successor.

• In North Bend, library and street improvements will be voted on in a special election in March.

• All peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants must be licensed and carry identification, furnished by the Snoqualmie Town Clerk.

• Bill Poch is the happiest 7-year-old in the Valley. He won the bike at the Weyerhaeuser employees Christmas party.

Dec. 22, 1988

• Riverview School District will ask voters to pass a bond issue in February for a new high school and remodel Tolt Junior/Senior High School into a middle school. The district is projected to grow by about 800 students as Duvall develops.

• The Valley’s first recycling center opened when a drop box for glass, newspaper and cardboard was set up next to Mount Si Senior Center.

• A public hearing on a proposal to replace Mountain View Golf Course with 300 homes saw 18 of 25 citizens say they’d rather not see that happen.


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