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• A “fish-in” at Rattlesnake Lake this Sunday kicks off a campaign to focus statewide attention on citizen efforts to save the lake, plus local streams and wells, from a potential Seattle City Light power and water project.

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Equipped with a falling axe and a “misery whip

Equipped with a falling axe and a “misery whip

20 Years Ago

Thursday, April 14, 1983

• A “fish-in” at Rattlesnake Lake this Sunday kicks off a campaign to focus statewide attention on citizen efforts to save the lake, plus local streams and wells, from a potential Seattle City Light power and water project.

• The first major step toward a new, permanent home for Mountain View Baptist Church in North Bend has been taken with the purchase of a lot just off Cedar Falls Road.

50 Years Ago

Thursday, April 17

• The Seattle-King County Health Department is going to keep the town of Carnation and the Carnation grade school “under intensive surveillance” for the next month in an effort to control the recent outbreak of hepatitis.

• An interesting card, one which includes about 10 lively bouts, will be on the program at Mount Si High School’s annual Boys Club Smoker.

• At 3 p.m. Sunday, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra will present to the Snoqualmie Valley its first family concert at Mount Si High School.

75 Years Ago

Thursday, April 13, 1933

• Joe Martin killed a cougar above Camp 2, Cedar Falls, last Wednesday, measuring six and one half feet. The animal had been killing a large number of deer all winter.

• A most interesting talk on conditions as they obtain in Russia today was given at the Kiwanis luncheon at Thompson’s Hotel, North Bend, by Dr. W.V. Muller of that city.

• Fred Weisenbach, Jr., of North Bend, was seriously injured when he fell while attempting a pole vault just prior to the track meet Wednesday afternoon.


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