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Pa e 2" Hell CanyonJ0urnal February 16, 199 1 Wednesday, February 16 Little League sign-up, 4-6 p.m., Halfway Lions hall. CS "Resum6s That Get Jobs" 7-9 p.m. PEHS. Halfway Lions Club, Lions Hall, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 17 "Love and Logic Parent" class, 6:30 p.m., Halfway Lions Club. PEHS Girls District Basketball Tournament, with Huntington, at Baker City, 7 p.m. Hells Canyon Chamber of Commerce 7:30 a.m. There will be no Garden Club meeting in Halfway this month. Friday, February 18 PEHS District Wrestling Tournament, Elgin. Saturday, February 19 "Squirrel Shoot" at Fair Hall, Panhandle Shooters, begins at noon. Monday, February 21 President's Day, no school. Tuesday, February 22 Pine Valley Community Museum meeting, 12:30 p.m. Richland Lions Club, 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 23 Eagle Valley Grange, 7 p.m. Wrongful Death Trial Date Set Wallowa County Circuit swimmer, losthisfootingand Court has set an August 1, was swept away while wad- 1994,datetobeginthewrong- ing at Saddle Creek in Hells ful deathtrial against Enter- Canyon when the group prise School District and the stepped to make camp for the former owners of Hells Can- night. yon Adventures, a Snake The lawsuit claims the dis- River float-trip business, trict was negligent in caus- The suit was brought in ing the death and failed to Union County last May by warn students of the under- the family of Jean Forrest currents. Partarrieu, Jr. He drowned while on a May, 1991, senior class float trip on the Snake River. Theschool district suc-by George Dyke ceeded in having the case transferred to Wallowa Date High Low Precip. County. Judge Rudy M. February Murgo, Pendleton, is expected 6 27 5 0 7 35 22 0.17 to hear the case. 8 34 16 0.04 Parents Catherine and 9 27 2 0.17 Jean Partarrieu, Sr. are seek- 10 30 15 0.01 ing $850,000 in damages, 11 27 -2 0 claiming their son, a non- 12 25 -1 0 MONROE MORTUARY 1950 Place, Baker City Successor to Beatty Chapel Owned & Operated by Jim & Martha Monroe "Pre-planning your funeral? It does not take that much time and it gives you peace of mind that everything is in order." Blue and Gold Banquet Photo by David Baker ABOUT 120 SCOUTS, PARENTS, AND GUESTS attended the annual Blue & Gold Banquet at the newly-remodeled Lions Hall/Community Youth Center on February 8th. The banquet honored achievements of Halfway and Oxbow Cub Scouts, Pack 437, as well as Halfway & Oxbow Boy Scouts. Clinic Board Seeks New Members A second plantingofRocky Mountain bighorn sheep was scheduled this past weekend, ffOregon Department ofFish and Wildlife biologists Dick Humphreys and Todd Callaway were able to round them up in Montana. The first batch of 12 was released December 24, on Fox Creek, 15 miles north of Hun- tington. ODFWAssistant Dis- trict Manager Jerry Grover said the sheep immediately Leep Due sightinge from the ground. The second and final batch of 13 sheep is again being taken from over-populated Wild Horse Island in Flat- began moving north, as con- head Lake. Grover said the firmed by signals from radio sheep have no natura preda- bands on sheep, monitoredtors on the island, and must from aircraft, and by visual learn to be wary ofcougars. MusbJc - LARRY GILBERT Prime Rib 5 P.M. til ? Dinner $11.95 while it lasts! TRIVIA - TRIVIA Nigh - 7 P.M Put Together a Team and Come Play for Prizes/ When in Baker City stop by Stockmans for food, drink & funl q Terms of four members ofwho has served on the board Smith. Please contact either the Pine-Eagle Health Clinic for severalyears, willnotseek of them by March 1, if you'd board will expire in April: re-election. Vaughan, Gar- like to serve on the board. Chairman Helen Gover andrigus and Conklin will run. The board election will be TerryVaughan, Halfwhy;Pat Nominees arebeingsought held April 13. A ballot box Garrigus, Oxbow and Geor- by the nominating commit- will be placed at Pine-Eagle giaConklin, Richland. Gover, tee, Ralph Smead andPauline Clinic by March 10.