Carnation Farm founder’s great grandson to speak at Redmond Historical Society event

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  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:44PM

Carnation is a century-old dairy brand still recognized across the country, having been a leader in evaporated milk and in marketing with its “contented cows” slogan. What most don’t realize is that its roots are very local — Elbridge Amos Stuart started the company in Kent and then moved to land along the Snoqualmie River in the town of Tolt, later renamed Carnation in honor of the success of Carnation Farm.


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The Bear Creek School named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:28PM

The Bear Creek School (TBCS) was one of 50 private schools nationwide selected as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence on Tuesday, and the only school in the state of Washington, public or private, recognized this year by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

Washington Fire Chiefs endorse Hill

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 3:44PM

The Washington Fire Chiefs endorsed Sen. Andy Hill for re-election in a top-tier race for the State Senate in the 45th Legislative District. Hill is recognized as a supporter of public safety in the legislature for protecting the state’s commitment to provide for those who serve the community.

Washington Farm Bureau endorses Hussey

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 3:41PM

The Washington Farm Bureau (WFB) has endorsed Joel Hussey in his race for the State House of Representatives in the 45th Legislative District. Hussey, a longtime Redmond resident, has owned and operated Tailwind Capital, a global aircraft leasing firm since 2007. Hussey is running against the four-term incumbent, Roger Goodman.


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