Out of the Past | Another hydro dam sought on Snoqualmie River's North Fork, this time by a Bellevue company

The following stories made the news in the SnoqualmieValley, 25 and 50 years ago. As found in the Valley Record archives:

Thursday, Aug. 31, 1989

• A new high school in Carnation is the plan of the Riverview board. They voted to present a $9.8 million bond for construction of new schools in November. The new high school will go on what is now a Remlinger Farms berry field.

• A dam, tunnel, penstocks and lines are again being sought on the North Fork Snoqualmie River. This time, it’s Pacific Hydro of Bellevue that’s proposing the project in a wild area northeast of Ernie’s Grove.

Thursday, Sept. 3, 1964

• Twenty-two new teachers arrived in Valley schools, which start fall classes on Sept. 9.

• Leo M. Jackson of North Bend was in critical condition at Nelems Memorial Hospital as a result of a car versus train accident in the west city climits of Snoqualmie, on the evening of Sept. 1. His eastbound car struck a train at the crossing, knocking a boxcar off the tracks.


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