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Archive for July 15th, 2015

Originally published in the Valley Daily News, July 15, 1992

By Anthony K. Albert

Valley Daily News graphic by Steve Nolan.

Valley Daily News graphic by Steve Nolan.

MAPLE VALLEY — The Cedar County Coalition launched its effort to secede from King County Tuesday when it revealed its proposal for new county boundaries.

It would be the third attempt to secede from King County in two decades.

According to Dave Fields, one of the coalition’s six members, Cedar County would include all of eastern King County, as far west as the western border of King County Fire District 43, and the east edge of the Lake Youngs.

It would include the cities of Duvall, Carnation, Black Diamond and Enumclaw—its urban centers—and Maple Valley and Covington areas, minus Lake Meridian. Fields estimated Cedar County’s population would be about 65,000. (more…)

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