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Page 12 Hells Canyon Journal, March 29, 1989 O, ~t The beginning ot Spring brought many pleasures to our valleys. A Spring bridge luncheon at Clear Creek Farm saw several tables of card players enjoy the after- noon as guests of Pat Sewers and Mary Ann Carr. Several college students are home for Spring break: Elizabeth and Jennifer Gu- lick helped out at the ranch while visiting parents Fran- ces and Stan. Cousin Shan- non Oliver also visited in Pine Valley while on spring break from University of Oregon. Mary Seal enjoyed a trip with her family to the first Spartan baseball game of the season in Ontario, which was also attended by Troy Farwell from Oregon State University. While here he also took his sister Jenny to get her passport so she can go to Finland and Russia this coming summer for a track meet. Six members of the Nordic lunch recently to discuss the month's choices: "The Good Mother" by Sue Miller and "Small Sacrifices," the bi- ography of Elizabeth Diane Downs. Two tables of the Monday night bridge club met at Carol Harris' hdme and some good games was re- ported. Halfway Community Im- provement Project met at Penny Sabins' home to dis- cuss the downtown flower baskets for this summer. Pat Sewers and Mary Ann Carr will be in charge of getting them ready, and Roger San- ders will work on watering plans for the baskets. Bonnie Vannice offered to coordin- Ann Carr for Clear Creek Farm, and Steve Winike who is planning several bicycle events over the next several months. Also enjoying the evening were Stella Sum- mers who added some of the vaUey's history. Was good tosee Lawrence and Dorothy Smelcer, Walt and Elsie Butler and Bill and Leone Kelso lJack from Southwest wintering. Bill and Leone have sold their Pine Valley home and left Tuesday for another trip to Yuma, but they intend to continue summering in Pine Valley, horray! Bob and Billee Howard must have heard about the weather. What'cha waitin' ate on new planters, and also fer? to work on a survey, which Daryl Robertson was will be found in this week's heard grumbling about the issue of the Hells Canyonwet weather which is keep- Journal. Send 'era in, folks! ing him from the pleasures Three Hells Canyon Jour- of weeding his asparagus nal staff members separately beds near Pasco, Washing- saw a flock of Tundra Swans ton. Ski Club of Portland stayed" near Ladd Canyon last week. Mary Ellen Olson of Birch Leaf Lodge hosted a dinner for Tom McAllister, the outdoor sports editor of the Portland Oregonian who was vacationing in Pine Valley. He wished to meet with local people involved in tourism and gather material for some upcoming stories about our area. Attending were Eldon and Marge Deardorff for Cornucopia Pack Station, Gary Armacost and Dixie Wilmarth for Hells Canyon Adventures, Raz Rasmussen for Wallowa Llamas, Mary at the Birch Leaf Lodge recently, and enjoyed cross country skiing with their hosts, the Olsons, as well as the Saunders. After a day on Tunnell Creek they skied McBride and Seigenhagen Hill. SPeaking of Seigenhagen Hill, the residents of that area have gotten a good deal of extra exercise since the mudslides covered up the road. Looking good, Lor- raine! Several members of the Pine Valley book club met for Daughters Heidi Hill of Kaysville, Utah and Jayne Barkdull of Layton visited their parents, Leonard and Texi Hill for the Easter weekend. Accompanying them were Jayne's three children, Morgan, Shane, and Brighton. Lucille Wolfe, Eileen Far- lull BEA WOOLRICH WOMAN! 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