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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 11, 1977

Maple Valley’s Seafair Princess — Lori Prinzing

Maple Valley’s Seafair Princess — Lori Prinzing

Lori Jan Prinzing, a Tahoma High School senior, was selected by the Greater Maple Valley Chamber of Commerce last week as this area’s Miss Seafair Princess for 1977.

She will represent Maple Valley throughout Seafair (July 28 through August 7) and will be eligible for selection as regional Miss Seafair at the end of that period.

She will also be honored during Maple Valley Days, including the parade on June 7.

Designated as alternate was Nancy Jo Simmons, also a senior at Tahoma High School. Close runner-ups in the balloting were Susan Treick, Dianne Ticknor, and Lorraine Millet, all Tahoma seniors. (more…)

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Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 11, 1888

Action of the miners without serious cause, and they are expected to resume work today

Knights of Labor seal

Knights of Labor seal

Three hundred fifty men are idle at Black Diamond, a strike having been ordered at that place by the local Assembly of the Knights of Labor. The trouble, as near as can be learned, is due to alleged injustice against one man. According to one of the miners who came to town yesterday morning, the circumstances were about as follows:

A miner named Finnegan came to Black Diamond some weeks ago and applied for work. The mine being supplied, Finnegan was put to work on the outside and allowed laborers’ wages, $2.50 per day. Afterwards he asked to be put into the mine, and he was put at rock work on Section Twelve. (more…)

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