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Page 6 Hells ~,l ,-w I I Canyon Journal January 10, 1990 i ii i i II m I _ I - I i Peggy and Richard Roubi- doux, Jodi, Tadd and C. Jay from Pocatello, ID spent Christmas with her parents, Bill and Carma Anderson. They also visited Peggy's brother Casoy" and Maria Anderson, Chase and Scott and her sister, I)ixie and Mark Butler, Kammy, Mitch and Venus before returning home on December 27. Some of the Floating Grandparents welcomed 1990 at the Halfway home of Bon- nie and Arlin Postma. Said the one with the cast on her hand: "What could be better ... bridge and lemon pie to wish in the New Year!" Another Floating Grandma who is often Commodore, brought tomatoes picked that morning and fresh cut petu- nias to the Retirement Home .. what a treat, Flo! By the way, the Floatkng Grandparents is not an ex- clusive group.., apply for your float permits, spread the word and come on down to the River next Spring. Ru- mor has it a Fat Ladies' Float is being organized with a menu of six lettuce leaves, gruel and brown rice. Choose your Fat Lady carefully and ask for more details. Estella Summers received a Christmas card and letter from Maridee and Rich Symons and family, former Pine Valley residents. They moved from Wallowa to Philo- math, west of Corvallis, last fall. Rich is working for his brother in Albany; they rent out cars, limos and U-Hauls. Maridee is substituting in the Elementary School in Philo- math. Christie, Carolyn and Robert are all active in Scout- ing. Birth Announcements Missy Miller, daughter of Pam and Leon Brunke, Rich- land gave birth to Kye Leigh, 6 pounds 4 ozs., in Portland on January 4. Blake and Kellie Dennis, Baker City, are celebrating the birth of daughter Jill Michelle, 7 pounds, 10 ozs., born December 28. Grand- parents are Judy Bates, Tri Cities, WA and Barbara Dennis and Vernon Dennis, Halfway. Gre t grandparents are Lorvall and Belle Johnson, also of Halfway. I ith & Leona avLng Keith and Leona Thornberg left Halfway yesterday for Enid, Oklahoma where they will make their new home near Leona's mother, brother and other family members. The couple owned and oper- ated Hells Canyon Sports- men's Park at Pine Creek for. several years. Most recently Keith and his daughter Ra- chel conducted a crawdad fishery in Snake River. They moved to Halfway after sell- ing the Park. Leona, an ac- complished pianist and choir director at the Presbyterian church, delighted local aud.i- ences with her performance in various musical capacities. We'll also miss her quick wit, lovely sense of humor and her care of many somors in Pine Valley. Rachel lives in Ontario; good luck and good health, Thornbergs, and weql look forward to seeing Keith next April when the crawdads start to crawl. Goodbye Crab Feed Bill and Venna Moody have joined the migration south but Venna's last word out the door was "We'll be back by Crab Feed on March 3[" Mark your calendar and decide who's a good enough friend, relative or special enough in your life to invite to the Crab Feed Tickets will go on sale on January 20 at Idaho Power Company, Pine-Eagle School District office and from Ralph Smead. Same price as last year, $14 each. _l Is It Firstist or Lastisff Jean McCracken called last Monday to say Phere's a robin out there ... but I don't know ififs the last of the last or the first of the first?" And speaking of such, Jo Broadwell and Kifar Yosemite found dandelions in full bloom and gone to seed in the upper end of Pine Valley as late as January 3. Many bald eagles have been seen on the reser- voirs. Death Notice Dorothy Prater, wife of Buster Prater of Fruitland ID, died suddenly at her home Sunday, Jan. 7. Dorothy and Buster were longtime resi- dents of Brewnlee Village preceeding his retirement from Idaho Power, two years ago. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. MST, Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Kohler Lawn Cemetery, in Nampa, ID. Live Music Both Friday & Saturday for your Friday Night, 9:00 P.M. LIP SYNC & TALENT CONTEST 2 Separate Categories - Winners of the events participate Saturday in the GIANT, near-end playoffsfoF $200 in Ca.shY IMPORTANT NOTICE: Hil i All previous 1st place winners that plan to be part of Saturday's playoffs - Please cal/in or stop by to sign up. I need a Hst early. TAURANT & LOUNGI : tlALFWAY, OREGON 742' 833 Saturday, 9:00 P.M. LIP SYNC & TALENT CONTEST PLAYOFFS The playoffs are for winners of both the Lip Sync &Talent contests. If there is not enough interest in the talent division, this may be cancelled, but there will definitely be a Lip Sync playoff. As Always .... Lots of Good & Delicious Food LAST-MINUTE REVISION As you know, the weather hasn't cooperated for the Snow Festival. However, we are still going ahead with everything but the Kids' Pet Contest. We will hold that in the event the Festival is rescheduled. If it is-- We will run the winners of the lip sync & talent contests again for everyone's enjoyment during the festival. THINK SNOW! SEE YOU IIERE!