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Exhibit Hall Ready for New Floor The Exhibit Hall at Pine use for that purpose . . . every Valley Fairgrounds has been little stick of lumber or sheet cleaned out and is ready for or half sheet of plywood will base rock and then concrete, be gratefully accepted.., es- thanks to a lot of volunteer pecially 2x4s. labor from the Halfway LDS "We've received a donation Church and other individu- for 18 gallons of paint and als. several men have already Billee Howard says, "After pledged a work day," Billee Frank and Curt Randall d9 said. "We're working on a very the concrete work, all the tight budget so every bit of Page II Hells Canyon Journal April 26, 19 )5 Snow Pack Shows Hopeful Signs As valley floors and hillsides continue to turn beautiful shades of green, the white stuffat higher elevations holds much prom- ise for the 1995 water year. Water content in the snowpack at Schneider Meadows is nearly double the 30-year average for the date. The snow- shelving and booths will have material and labor will help. to be replaced. So, we are in Call me at 742-4781 and I'll250 need ofdonations for any new arrange to have material or usable materials we can picked up. 200 Noxious Weeds: Stemm!ng the Tide An Ed-Net seminar series Weed? by Gary Kiemnec, on noxious weed control in OSU, EO CAgrieulturalPro- too the Blue Mountains of Or-gram. egon and Washington will be May 24:"Weed Control and Io: presented by Blue Mountains Restoration in the Blue Moun-3o Natural Resources Institute tains," various agency speak- on May 10, 17 and 24, 7 - 9 ers. p.m. On May 18 there will be a The seminar topics will be: field tour in Umatilla County May 10, "Explosion in Slow and on June 3, a field tour of Motion: Impacts and Solu-Grant County. tions" by Jerry Asher, BLM. The local Ed-Net site con- May 17: "Is that New Plant tact person is Becky Neal at Growing on My Property a Halfway Elementary School, 742-6051. - OBITUARY - James Mills James D. Mills, 85, of Union, Oregon died April 15, 1995, at Grande Ronde Hos- pital. A graveside service was held April 19. Interment fol- lowed at Eagle Valley Cem- etery, Richland. James Mills was born June 13, 1909, to Andy and Osa Mills in Richland. He at- tended grade school in Robinette. As a young man he worked on farms in Richland and Halfway and also trapped. He later worked at Homestead and Cornucopia mines. James Mills and Ruth E. Taylor were married June 16, PEEL OFF THE POUNDS AND INCHES THE NATURAL WAYI! 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He retired in 1974 and lived in Richland until Ruth passed away in June, 1979. He then sold his home in Richland and moved to Roseburg, then to Union in February of 1994, where he lived until his death. James Mills was preceded in death by two wives, two sisters, one brother and a daughter. He is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Blank and her husband Alvin of Weston, Oregon, six grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. water equivalent was 37.0 inches on April 24, according to data furnished by Mark Fedora of Pine Ranger District. Average for the date is 19.0 inches. On April 10, 1994, (one year ago) the snowpack contained 26.6 inches of water at Schneider Meadows. Snow and Precipitation Data Schneider Meadows, 1995 Water Year Nov. 4 Dec. 5 Dee. 19 Jan. 30 Feb. 13 Feb. 28 Mar. 20 Apr. 3 Apr. 24 Nov. 28 Dec. 12 Jan. 9 Feb. 6 Feb. 21 Mar. 6 Mar. 27 Apr. 10 1 Current Snowpack [-:~ Cumulative Precipitation Attention Artists~ An art show will be held in Cambridge in conjunction with Hells Canyon Days, June 3 and 4. Both amateur and professional divisions can be entered for a small fee. There willbe non-juried awards, and people's choice only. Contact Kaye York at Heartland Studios Art Gal- lery, P.O. Box 157, Cambridge, ID 83610. Call 208-257-3377. Saturday, May 6 10: a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Ag Greenhouse behind the Ag Shop at PEHS Tomatoes. Geraniums. Marigolds Petunias Alyssum. 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