Out of the Past: Centennial gifts for Snoqualmie; Big black bear runs into car

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

August 6, 1964

Mrs. Jessie Hall, who lives southeast of Fall City, says she has had no further word on the fate of the big black bear who "attacked" her car on the Fall City-Redmond Road. The bear hit the side of her 1950 Packard at 10:30 a.m.

• Exhibits are mounting for the annual Sallal Grange Fair, starting Aug. 13. Fancy work, flower, plant and hobby exhibits are welcome in addition to stock exhibits.

August 3, 1989

• As a centennial gift, Puget Sound Power and Light is creating a bronze plaque, recognizing the pioneer family of Edmund and Louisa Kinsey of Snoqualmie. Dedication of the plaque is planned as part of a big ceremony at the Snoqualmie Depot.

• Four ladies and two gentlemen in their 90s are grand marshals for the centennial-year Snoqualmie Days: Mary Briggs, Melvin and May Clarke, Alice Hearing, Blanche Jackson and August Latberger.

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