The following items made the news 25 and 50 years ago in the Snoqualmie Valley, as reported in the Valley Record:
Thursday, June 22, 1989
• More than 3,000 people visited the Mountain Man Rendezvous in the Upper Valley Sunday. The aim of the reenactment is to give locals an idea how the original settlers lived.
• Running for Northeast District Court Judge in 1986, Will Roarty of Duvall lost to James Kaiser by a single vote. With Kaiser resigning, Roarty is hitting pavement once again.
Thursday, June 25, 1964
• Miss Jane Hawk is Queen of the Snoqualmie Valley Riding Club Jamboree, featuring a parade on North Bend’s main street and a gymkhana Saturday.
• The annual two-man rubber raft race starts Saturday, from Edgewick bridge to a spot on the South Fork near the Snoqualmie-North Bend bridge.
• North Bend’s Town Council defined how the volunteer fire department’s emergency car will be used: To bring firefighters to their duties. Other uses are only in extreme cases of emergency.