King "On the Ball" Pol Paksukcharem
King Pol's fact: True to its mission of making new friends and welcoming new people into the neighborhood, Columbia City rolls out the red carpet with its Wednesday Farmer's Market in the months of May through October.
King Frederick "Freddy the Reddy" Jackson
King Freddy's fact: Once a dense evergreen forest, the Rainier Valley experienced a major overhaul with the arrival of the Rainier Valley Electric Railway from Seattle in 1891. Business tycoon C. D. Hillman used the railroad to promote the sale of Columbia City lots. The building of a lumber mill expedited the early urban sprawl.