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Lo and behold: Rain holds off for Eatonville parade

Eatonville has seen a century’s worth of the worst weather the Northwest can muster, so town residents weren’t about to let the threat of showers rain on their parade Saturday morning.

Several hundred of them lined downtown streets to celebrate the town’s centennial. Lo and behold, the rain held off.

“Once again, the Lord prevailed,” declared Cyndy Simianer, director of the Eatonville Community Float. “It never rains on my parade.”

The parade was part of a full weekend of festivities as the foothills town of 2,300 celebrated its 100th birthday.  Saturday also featured a Volksmarch and a street fair.


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