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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, July 1995

The old Lake Wilderness Conference building has new tenants and a new name. It is King County’s first community service center and be called Lake Wilderness Community Service Center. A grand opening is planned for August.

The old Lake Wilderness Conference building has new tenants and a new name. It is King County’s first community service center and be called Lake Wilderness Community Service Center. A grand opening is planned for August.

King County’s first Community Service Center located at Lake Wilderness Park in Maple Valley opens Wednesday, July 5, 1995 at 12 noon. King County Executive Gary Locke and community members will visit the Center at 1 p.m. A grand opening celebration will occur later in August. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 31, 1978

Maple Valley Day 1978 will unfold this coming Saturday, June 3, and all indications point to another big fun and family day for valleyites and visitors.

Grand Marshal for the parade will be Don Testerman, running back of the Seattle Seahawks. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 30, 1973

By Laura Lorenz

The Seattle Audubon Society will conduct a bird walk through the Selleck area on June 3. Non-members are most welcome to join the field trip group, encourages the society’s field trip chairman Wendal Hoge. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 29, 1974

Lorraine Windsor of Ravensdale had some unexpected company last Wednesday night.

And you can say that again!

She reminded the Voice that last Wednesday was a bad, windy night.

An Army helicopter suddenly landed in her front yard. Entering her home, one of the eight soldiers told her that they were going back to their base when ice formed on their prop, forcing them to land in her yard or in a nearby wooded area. They chose the yard. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 17, 1978

By George and Dianne Wilson

Miss Kimberly Capponi, affectionately known as “Kim,” will be installed as Worthy Advisor, Laurel Assembly of the International Order of Rainbow Girls on Saturday, May 20, at the Masonic Temple in Black Diamond. She will serve for a four-month term. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 10, 1978

By Dianne Wilson

Civil War picture—before and after restoration by Frank Shay.

Civil War picture—before and after restoration by Frank Shay.

Talented. Creative. Artistic. Professional. These adjectives only begin to describe the many abilities of Frank and Irene Shay of Shay’s Photography and Printing. The Shays live and work in Morganville in cluttered simplicity with their two “dumped” dogs and their 13-year-old cat, Sydney.

Frank and Irene have an impressive record as photographers and printers as well as an international reputation for restoring old pictures. (more…)

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Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, May 7, 1975

On trail of a dream: Former Black Diamond seaman has fallen in love with the making of sturdy sea chests. Karl F. Sebastian is shown above with two of his recent creations. — Voice photo by Kevin McLellan.

On trail of a dream: Former Black Diamond seaman has fallen in love with the making of sturdy sea chests. Karl F. Sebastian is shown above with two of his recent creations. — Voice photo by Kevin McLellan.

Karl F. Sebastian, an experienced former seaman, has begun a small “landlubber” business in Black Diamond, back of the bakery. He is building sea chests.

Sebastian, commercial fisherman and ten-year resident of Kodiak, Alaska, has spent many years working among mariners of all types. He has a pervading interest in seamen and in the romantic stories of the sea. (more…)

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