Snoqualmie Valley will add 8,000 people by 2001; New track at Mount Si High | Out of the Past

The following stories made the news 25 and 50 years ago. From the archives of the Snoqualmie Valley Record:

Thursday, July 27, 1989

• If it seems more crowded in the Valley, it is. And the trend will continue. King County’s annual growth report shows the Valley population grew by 6,000 since 1980, and will add 8,000 by the turn of the century.

• A ban on the export of state timber won’t help local mills. Lynn Endicott, vice president of Weyerhaeuser’s state division, told a Valley crowd that high demand and political pressure on federal forests are responsible for timber supply problems.

Thursday, July 30, 1964

• Work on a new 36-foot cinder track around the football field at Mount Si High school has started, cost is $34,000. The track team won the state Class A championship last year.

• Don’t know how the strawberry and raspberry season went by so fast, but the blueberry season is in full swing at Bybee Farms in North Bend.


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