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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, April 12, 1923

Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Sterling (photo by Hames & Merrihew).

Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Sterling (photo by Hames & Merrihew).

While no pun is intended, it can rightfully be said that the sterling worth of Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Sterling, of Newcastle, cannot be overestimated. Mrs. Sterling is the very popular teacher of the first grade in the public school at Newcastle. Her many years of experience makes her very valuable, both in the public school and in the evening school. Her happy personality radiates good cheer and enthusiasm, making her equally loved by the youngsters in the first grade and by the adults who study under her in the evening. Mr. Sterling is also held in the very highest esteem by all those who know him. His willingness to help out in any emergency, whether such work falls within the province of his duties or not, makes him a prime favorite in camp. Both are invaluable in the educational program embraced in the company’s evening school at Newcastle.

It is a well-known fact to every reader of the Pacific Coast Bulletin, that the Pacific Coast Coal Company maintains a well-regulated and very efficiently managed Mutual Service Department, or, as we used to say in the days gone by, a social welfare department. This department functions under the direct supervision of the company’s Mutual Service Director, Harry M. Irelan. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 12, 1972

Efforts were consolidated to research the formation of Cascade County at the sixth public meeting, March 30, at the Maple Valley Community Club.

About 64 residents discussed the proposed plan. They represented the area of Maple Valley, Redmond, Woodinville, Renton, Bellevue, Kent, and Issaquah.

Coordinators for Maple Valley are Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Stipp. (more…)

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