The following items made the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Snoqualmie Valley, as reported in the Valley Record:
Thursday, June 8, 1989
• For a Fall City family, nearly two years of waiting is over. On Sunday, Chris and Larry Everett got word that a donor had been found for their daughter Kristen, 4, who needs a liver. Locals raised $50,000 in a “Life for Kristen” campaign.
• “Snoqualmie Prairie,” a historic musical play, written for the state Centennial by Marilyn Healea of North Bend, runs on nine dates. It tells the story of the local prairie; North Bend founder William H. Taylor spins yarns from his trading post.
Thursday, June 4, 1964
• Triss Allen, a mare owned by John Anthony of Snoqualmie, took first place in the Tennessee Walking Horse Pleasure class at the state open horse show in Yakima. A silver tray is now displayed among the other trophies the Anthony family has won for its horsemanship.
• Attention all kids: Get your costume ready and join the kiddie parade at Fall City’s Derby Days. Every kid gets a free carnival ride. The parade starts at the fire hall and ends at the school grounds.