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Pastor Steve and Karil Qualls are regulars at this weekend's 10th annual Snoqualmie Valley Ministerial Association biker dedication in Preston. They've already been out on their Road King this spring, although some consider the dedication to be the official start of motorcycle season.
It started with a wild man, and a wilder idea, heaven meets hell-for-leather.
Bill Chase, known as “Wild Bill” in Preston, had this idea, and pitched it to his coffee buddy, Pastor Roy Peacock, more than 10 years ago when he was a newcomer to the Raging River Community Church.
What if somebody, Pastor Roy, for instance, hosted a prayer service, specifically for motorcyclists at the start of the riding season, Wild Bill asked Peacock.
Not a rally, not a church service, and not that wild of an idea, after all.
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