Out of the Past: Elementary swap in North Bend, concerns for Valley Center

The following items made the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Snoqualmie Valley, as reported in the Valley Record:

Thursday, May 11, 1989

• The board of Snoqualmie Valley School District 410 will go with “Plan B” for North Bend attendance boundaries. The plan shifts kids from crowded North Bend Elementary to Opstad.

• The new railway depot in North Bend will be dedicated by the city and Puget Sound Railway Historical Association. Rides begin June 10, the 100th anniversary of railroading in the Valley.

• It has been a tumultuous spring at  Carnation’s Sno Valley Center. After resignations and a firing, the county Department of Human Resources withdrew funding for youth services at the center, awarding the contract to Friends of Youth.

Thursday, May 14, 1964

• Shrubbery thieves are at work in the Valley, say police. Three plants were dug up and removed from the yard of the Nick Davis home in Snoqualmie and three rhodies were removed from a new house in the Silver Creek tracts.


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