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Page. 6 Hells Canyon Journal I I| t February 19, 1992 @ See a Familiar Face? Jody Davis, 1988 graduate of Pine Eagle High School and a student at Boise State University, works part time for Boise Air Service. A news segment was aired from a Boise station a couple weeks ago when Flying Pie Pizza, Boise, sent a pizza man living on an island off the Alaskan Coast. Pizza deliv- ery would normally take three days; Flying Pie and Alaska Air did the job in just one. The grateful recipient sent back a moose pizzapie. Deliv- ery was taken by Jody. So if the face looked familiar, it is. Jody is the daughter of Coy and Diane Davis, Halfway. Bonnie Herdlick, Ruth Johnson, Lucy Wolfe and Estella Summers attended the Stetcher and Horowitz duo piano concert sponsored by the Baker City Commu- nity Concert series on Febru- ary 5. They also visited Iowa GreeneratStt Care: Center .............. Name: William S. McHaney / ow kmgin County? Purchased property in 1984, moved here in 1988, from Carson City, Nevada. Why Baker County? The uncompromised life style and people's friendly attitude. Occupation: Baker County Roadmaster. Family: Bill 20 years old, Heather 24 years old. First paying job: Stacking fire wood in a commercial fire wood lot in 1960 for $1.25 per hour. Proudest accomplishment: Worked highway con- struction for 4 years in eastern Saudi Arabia. Greatest strength: Listening. Would change: All County gravel roads to paved roads. Future travel: Pack across the Eagle Caps to Wallowa Lake. Spend an afternoon with: My fiancee, Dorothy Deal, fly fishing Pine Creek. Recommended booi At/as Shrugged by Ayn Rand and The Brothers Kararnazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Little known fact: Worked 4 years in the Arctic Circle on I I On February 11, Estella Atomic Weapons Test Site Jessica Vaughan, Cammie and Bonnie visited Oliver and take on the Military/In- Rowen and Kayla McKinney Marker at a Baker City Fos- dustrialcomplexandgivetheand Brad and Ann Friang ter Home. Ann and Aaron Forest Service a short break." and theil; children, Ronnie Ingalls are traveling for a 'Good to see George and B.J. '"rhe girls had a good week or two while Olive stays Holcomb feeling well enough time in the shopping malls," in Baker. Mae Steele and to get out and listen to Sena- Terry c0mmentcQl . EdithChadwickarealsoresi- tor Wayne Fawbush last Marie White, Pine Creek, dents at the same home andweek. has a "new" Jar, christened thegroupenjoyedagoodvisit.Vonnie Befinett is getting "Little Blue Two." along fine after surgery in Mom's Their Valentine Boise; she's staying with her Turtle Still on Run Carol Roberson and her sister, Liddy, in Nampa, un- Sixty-three numbers will two son's, Joseph, 8, and til her doctor releases her to be called for an $85 turtle at Jacob, 4, recently moved into come home to Richland. Halfway Post 7847 VFW Halfway from the Dry CreekReports have about 150 bingo this Friday, February area. The boys had accumu-snowmobilers from the Toll- 21. Play starts at 7:30 p.m. lated$i.50betweenthemand gate Trailblazers club visit- Bill Anderson, Halfway, kept pestering morn to leting Pine Valley areas over has been called to work in them go to the store alone to the three day weekend. Also Idaho by Morrison Knudsen; buy candy."I don't approveof reported that the mountains since Carma's retired from the boys on the streets byreceived about 20" of fresh the school, she was able to go themselves," Carol said, '%ut snow, not only making good with Bill this time. they finally wore me down." snowmobilingbut full offnois-" Recent visitors at the Half- . CarOl was watching for their ture content, way home of Bill and Eileen return and saw them coming Farson were their brother= with a single rose, purchased Attend Food Fair in-law, Earl Dorathy, at Halfway Market, a %alen- Halfway Market person- Medesto, California, andBill's tine" for Morn. nel and their guests attended nephew and his wife, Van Associated Foods' Food Fair. And Evelyn Dorathy, Plains, Overheard: "I'm going to in Boise last weekend. Montana. Expect to hear any be in rea anyway.- ..... Taking a look at new prod- day now that good gardener guess I'll visit the Nevada ucts were Susan, Terry, and Bill has a ripe tomato. A large crowd at Pine Val- ley Presbyterian Church last Sunday enjoyed Laurel Rubin's slide show on "Un- derstanding Guatemala." A potluck followed, with Mary Shook and Estella Summers BILL McHANEY air field construction and maintenance. Talents: Disseminating information. Philosophy of life: When challenge or excitement bring butterflies to one's stomach, Photo by DevkS BRk~r in unison. Wish for Baker County: To move into the 21st century without compromising the pristine lifestlye currently held. Favorite bedtime snacl Susie Ashby Susie Mary Ashby, age 99, a longtime resident of Richland, Oregon, died Thursday, February 13,1992, in Baker City. Graveside ser- vices for Mrs. Ashby were held 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb" ruary 17, at Eagle Valley cem- etery in Richland. Mrs. Ashby was born Feb- ruary 5, 1893, at New Bridge Oregon, the daughter of Wil- liam A. Ewing and Mary E. Wilderson. She was raised, educated and spent her en- tire life in Eagle Valley. Her parents moved to New Bridge in 1888, where they later homesteaded and raised their family. Mrs. Ashby was an accomplished musician and especially enjoyed the piano, organ and violin, She competed in a number of fid- dling contests and in 1956 placed as one of the top rid- I hostesses. The potluck was followed by a songfest. Floyd and Marcella Taylor plan to attend the Soil Con- servation meeting this Thurs- day. Lucille Wolfe got back to Halfway last Sunday night, after traveling to Albuquer- que to buy a home; under- stand she found one in a spe- cial security area there. Peter Warhol was high at Thursday Night bridge held at Helen Gover's last week. He outscored both Tony Sow- ers and Pat Garrigus by ten points. Martha Warhol and her daughter, Pat Sowers, Half- way, are in Texas visiting Martha's sisters, other rela- tives and friends, and David and Catherine Light in Aus- tin. Lots of folks planning to cheer on the girls (and hope- fully the boys) at the district basketball tournament in Baker City. Young Lila Forte, 4, says she's going to cheer for the "ones in white; irnless they wear red, then I'll cheer for the red or the white." Jiggs and Charlotte Brown, La Grande, stopped briefly at their Pine Creek summer home on their way to Boise, Lewiston, Wallowa Lake and home. Fiddlers' Contest. She was a charter member of the New Bridge Grange. Susie married Frank Ashby on October 24, 1912, inBaker City, Oregon. Frank preceded her in death in 1962. Her son Hermann also pre- ceded her in death in 1984. Survivors include her daughter Jennie and son-in- law Fred Riggs, of Richland; grandchildren Frank and Roseann Riggs of Portland, Marilyn Riggs of Enterprise, Realynn and Marv Burgraff, Halfway, and Merrilyn and Richard Seal of Halfway; fourteen great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren and many nieces and neph- ews. Contributions in her memory to the Eagle Valley Ambulance Fund may be made through Gray's West try to make the butterflies fly Rocky Road ice cream. ..... ers at the Wei r, Idaho, and Company, Baker City.