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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, February 28, 1979

(The following article is the first in a series on people and organizations in Maple Valley written by students in the Beginning Journalism class at Tahoma High School. Diana Kalanquin, sophomore, interviewed Grange members and read Morda Slauson’s 100 Years on the Cedar for information on this Cedar Grange feature story.)

The Cedar Grange, 216th and Highway 169, is more than an empty hall but an institution dedicated to the well-being and prosperity of the community.

The Cedar Grange, 216th and Highway 169, is more than an empty hall but an institution dedicated to the well-being and prosperity of the community.

By Diana Kalanquin

Cedar Grange is more than an empty hall to the Valley. It is an institution interested in the well-being and prosperity of the community.

The Grange is the oldest farm organization in the country. Organized in 1867 it is non-partisan and does not contribute to any political party, support particular candidates, and is not owned by or obligated to any political figure, party, or administration. (more…)

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Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 28, 1900

Victim of Black Diamond explosion horribly burned—death was instantaneous

Details of the finding of the body of T.A. Davis, the miner who has been entombed in one of the Black Diamond coal mines since last Wednesday morning, were brought to Seattle yesterday by Thomas A. Parish, a local mining man. He was at Black Diamond Monday afternoon when the body of Davis was discovered and taken out. (more…)

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