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Page "6 Hells Canyon Journal May 8, 1996 t f Eagl Valley News by Ida Graven Bob Herbert, Vancouver, Washing- ton visited recently at the home of Bill and Veda Knoblauch. Ruth Dibbles returned recently from visiting with Coy and Geri Riggs in Jasper, Texas. While there they attended the Lake Sam Rayburn/Ronald McDonald House bass tournament. Catch for the day was 12.2 pounds, and the winner was presented a check for $26,500. The group also visited a huge Indian casino at Kinder, Louisiana, Lake Charles, Louisiana and his- torical Galveston, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico. Ruth said there lots of alligators and sea birds. Neal Page returned home from Portland last Thurs- day after medical treatment. He took his mother, Muriel Beale, to Boise for medical attention. ~o Plans are under way for the annual Riggs Family reunion, which will be held August 3 and 4 at the Halfway home of Merrilyn and Richard Seal. ,; Don't forget the Halley family farewell potluck Satur- day, May 11, 12 noon at the Eagle Valley Grange Community Park. Brunke Fund Update Total Receipts: $3,795.51 Expenditures: Spray of flowers from the two valleys for the funeral, $50; funeral expense, $2,924, leaving a balance of $821.51 in the account. We think there may be more medical expenses to come out of the balance, then what is left will be put into a fund for some future disaster that may strike someone in our community. We have tentatively called this fund the "Pam Brunke Memorial Fund" and plan to have fund raisers in the future to build up the fund to help those in need. Gerri Graven returned home May 4 from visiting her daughter, Gloria Graven, in Eugene. Granddaughter Shannon Jones and two small children came up from Santa Fe to join the family. A highlight of the trip was to see "Keiko" in his new home at Newport. Gerri reports that her grandson, Del Graven, will graduate from Boise State College on Mother's Day, May 12. As a child Del played football on a Little League team called "The Broncos," then for Vale as a "Ranger." Next, on to Boise State as a"Bronco" and he is now a free Addaline Huff Coming For a Visit Former Pine Valley school teacher Addaline Hunsaker Huff, now living in McMinnville and Newport, will be coming home with the Jack Riley's fi)r a visit of a few days in Pine Valley. "I will have mother at the Pine Val- ley Presbyterian Church with me on May 19," Roe Riley said, "so some of her old friends can say hello." Duck Race Winners Announced Around 400 rubber duckies were released about three- quarters of a mile up Pine Creek to race downstream to the confluence of Pine Creek and Snake River on Sunday. Wayne Lowe's duck swam in first for h prize of $100; second place and $50 went to Jo Koontz. The race was a fund-raiser by Pine Eagle High School senior parents for the Alcohol and Drug Free Senior Party after gradua- tion. Imogene Greener, Half- way, is home recovering from open heart surgery... Dr. Gordon and Debbie Summers, Portland, spent a week at their Pine Valley ranch. Dr. Haun of Portland brought two guests from Oklahoma for a visit, J.C. Mitchell and Jack Zaladin of Enid. It was their first visit to Oregon and they were im- pressed with all the rain and the greenup in the valley. The visitors hoped to visit the river and maybe take a jet boat ride with Hells Canyon Ad- ventures before returning to Oklahoma... Roscoe and Patty Haugsted and son Matthew, Pendleton, visited his par- agent with the Denver Bronco team. Congratulations to ents, Florence and Andy , Del and the proud grandma. Haugsted this past weekend. I DELICIOU HAP1BURGEI " IN TOWN I Soft Ice Cream- Homemade Pizza & Chili I [---- B--umper Boualing l CoorsLite I on Tap I Open Tuesday-Friday 5 p.m .- 10 p,m. I742-6252 at Noon PEHS Grad Trains for Flight Crew Mrman Charles D. Williams gradu- ated from boot camp at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas on April 19. A 1993 graduate of Pine Eagle High School, Chuck is the son of Marilee and Gene Will- iams, Halfway. Morn said, "He graduated and turned 21 all on the same day!" Chuck is now at Shepherd Air Force Base in Texas training to become a crew chief on the A-10 Warthog. Submitted photo CHUCK WILLIAMS o:o Jim and Sonia Estes, Half- way, moved to Eagle Valley last weekend. Jim, who works for Gordon Summers, will work for him on the Dale Densley place, now part of Summers S-7 Bar Ranch. Thank You The Pine Eagle Junior class would like to thank Carol Wright and Bonnie Vannice of Occasions for their help at last week's" Prom. We would never have been able to get it done if it were not for their hard work, time and helpful ideas. Thanks, Pine Eagle Junior Class Thank You To dear friends and help- ful neighbors, a big Thanks for being there for me while I was without a working ve- hicle all winter... I couldn't have made it without you. Linda Bergeron b, RRIMb, R at your LOCAL nursery Perennials Basket Stuffers Wonderful Geraniums I Order your I ANNUALS now for a discount!I 541-742-6161 z~.~ of the v~ d,~-~ 199 ,R i~Aaln, iH,db,.,,y, OR ~.,nd,,y - S. urday 1- -6 pm