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Archive for February 10th, 2020

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, February 11, 1998

By Cecilia Nguyen

Due to the potential impact the Muckleshoot Reservation amphitheater will have on the City of Black Diamond’s traffic, a resolution requesting the Army Corps of Engineers perform an environmental impact study that includes traffic flow was unanimously passed during the January 5 Council meeting.

Along with City Planner Jason Paulsen, Councilman Geoff Bowie drafted a resolution that would petition the Army Corp of Engineers to study whether or not the construction of the amphitheater in Auburn would affect traffic and emergency response time in Black Diamond. (more…)

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Originally published in the South County Journal, February 11, 1997

Continental Industries wants to put local trades people to work

By Mike Archbold
Journal Reporter

BLACK DIAMOND — This small South County town may get its first industry in decades if the city and a Federal Way maker of modular buildings can agree on land-use issues.

Continental Industries, which makes modular homes for rural Alaska, would like to expand to 6 acres along State Route 169 in north Black Diamond, the president of the company said yesterday. (more…)

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Originally published in unknown publication, February 10, 1972

The Ravensdale Market was robbed of $140 at 12:50 p.m. Friday, and a suspect was arrested about an hour later, according to the King County Police Department.

Deputies arrested a white male walking along Highway 18 near Hobart Road around 1:50 p.m. He was placed in King County Jail without bond.

His name was withheld pending possible charges.

Lorraine Winsor, clerk at the market, told deputies a man came into the store shortly after noon, got a bottle of pop, and when he came to the counter to pay for it he pulled a long-barreled revolver and said, “This is a stickup.”

She placed about $140 in a paper bag, officers reported.

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