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Save Pleasant Ridge school


In this unprecedented time, when a virus seems to be attacking the whole world, it is certainly a challenge to gather interest in an old building. This old building though, is no ordinary structure but a place indigenous to the history of our valley and its pioneers. I am referring to the Pleasant Ridge Schoolhouse which according to the April 22 Weekly News is scheduled to be razed.

Located on Pleasant Ridge on Valentine Road near the old cemetery on a ridge of land nestled between the fertile farm fields of Mount Vernon and La Conner, the schoolhouse has been standing since the 1890s. Ti...

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