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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, October 25, 1978

By Diane Wilson

He-e-e-re’s Johnnie, but Parkin, not Carson!

Johnnie Parkin is the new driver for the Metro Mini-Bus which serves Black Diamond, Enumclaw, and Maple Valley, providing transportation to Kent, Renton, and Southcenter. (more…)

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Proposed land plan — The new guidelines of the Maple Valley Area Council envision three land-use planning zones, indicated by the large numbers on the above map.<br /> Zone 1, west of Highway 169, is recommended for new single family lots on one acre, with exceptions down to one-half acre.<br /> Zone 2, between Highway 169 and the northeast bluffs of the Cedar River (shaded areas), remains open for determination as to new lot sizes.<br /> Zone 3, north and east of the Cedar River bluffs, is recommended for new single family lots of from three to five acres.<br /> Dotted lines are the boundaries of the Tahoma School District. (Map and topographical information below courtesy of Corff and Shapiro, Seattle.)

Proposed land plan — The new guidelines of the Maple Valley Area Council envision three land-use planning zones, indicated by the large numbers on the above map.
Zone 1, west of Highway 169, is recommended for new single family lots on one acre, with exceptions down to one-half acre.
Zone 2, between Highway 169 and the northeast bluffs of the Cedar River (shaded areas), remains open for determination as to new lot sizes.
Zone 3, north and east of the Cedar River bluffs, is recommended for new single family lots of from three to five acres.
Dotted lines are the boundaries of the Tahoma School District. (Map and topographical information below courtesy of Corff and Shapiro, Seattle.)

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, October 25, 1977

Two hearings for preliminary plats and planned unit developments will be heard before the Zoning and Subdivision Examiner for the King County Council on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Room 402 of the King County Courthouse. (more…)

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Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, October 25, 1923

Every afternoon, rain or shine, the men who report at the slope to catch the man trip down at 3:30 are always ready to comply with the photographer’s request to stand for a picture. It is with genuine pleasure that the Bulletin herewith presents a sextet of real fellows, a part of the crew which daily does a shift in Black Diamond.

From left to right they are: C.W. Bland, J. Pohorence, L. Raschka, S.E. Bennett, C.P. Capaci (otherwise known as The Sheik), and T. Strigen. (more…)

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