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Page 6 Hells Canyon Journal May 29, 1996 ii I I ,i , i iii ii i iii i i i f Eagle Valley News by Isla Graven Well Done, Dennis and Students The Spring Music program held May 21 at Richland Elementary School was enjoyed by a large crowd of parents, grandparents and friends. Congratulations again to Dennis Curtis on a job well done. Richland Clean-Up Day There will be a general city clean-up in Richland on Saturday, June 1. Boy Scouts and 4-H club members will help adult volunteers. If you are physically unable to do clean-up around your property, please call Dee Large at 893-6225; Jean Halladay at 893-6464 or Isla Graven at 893-6205 and we will try to help you. All volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. in the lot across from the Hitching Post Store, Bring work gloves and join us in this project. Eagle Valley Grange will serve all volun- teers hot dogs and Kool-Aid at the park at noon. Donna Weir, Wilma Gullett and Ianthus Bennett have all returned home from their recent hospitaliza- tions. Betty and Harmon Scott, Spokane, Washington, vis- ited recentlywith Betty's brothers, Loran, Ed and Drake Graven and families. Harmon was taken to St. Eliza- beth Health Center by Eagle Valley Ambulance on Monday evening, May 20, where he was diagnosed as having heart valve problems. He was released from the hospital on Tuesday morning and returned to their home on Wednesday.. Old Oregon Trail Ride Anyone planning to join the Old Oregon Trail Ride from Balm Creek to Eagle Valley June 11 - 16 needs to contact the group soon. Spaces are still open, so please join us in this venture. On Saturday, June 15, the group will gather at the Frank Randall property in New Bridge for lunch. If you would like to join us there with your horse, horse and buggy, or on foot, we would love to have you. There will notbe a charge for those joining the group for the ride to Richland Elementary and then to the park. The next meeting of the Baker County Garden Club will be held June 5 with a sack lunch at the home of Renece Forsea. The program will be "Everlasting flow- ers" and a Victorian home tour. Work was scheduled to start this week on roofing the cement pad at the Eagle Valley Grange Community Park. A $4,000 grant from Cycle Oregon, Inc. matching grant program has been received and material has been ordered. If you can donate time to this worthy project, please call John Weir at 893-6450 or any other Grange member. Monetary donations would also be appreci- ated. Free Gospel Film At RES "Mountain Lady," a gospel film, will be shown at Richland Elementary School on Sunday, June 2 at 7 p,m. This Lodestar production, filmed in the rugged Alaskan wilderness by Ken Coreson of the New Bridge Nazarene Church, features Tom Coreson. There will be no charge. 9 Ginny and Tom Christman City, replaced a window atthat rate but thinks she had arrived at their Pine Valley Lola Neilson's home. 13 ducks and one goose left. home, after wintering in Ari- Billee Howard reports that zona, on May 18. It didn't Chris and Kris Hensley andAudrey's FamiLy Grows! take them long to travel to family were helping her Dick and Jean Louvar, Portland and La Grande to daughter, Denise Christian- Hinkley, Minnesota and their see family members.., son, set out plants at Denise's sons, Chris and Dan spent a Linda, Paul, Bill and Mitch home when they discovered a week in Pine Valley visiting Joseph and friend from La family of foxes had taken up their daughter Sarah. Chris Grandewere here working at residence under the house willspendtherestofthe sum- the ranch in the Sunnydell and were feasting on a duck mer here with his sister. The area over theweekend of May every night. Denise feels her family enjoyed dinner, with 18. Also, Allen Joseph, Baker flock won't last too long at Continued on page 7 Photo by Isla Graven EAGLE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1946 at their recent 50th Reunion. Class Of '46 Reunion Held Eagle Valley High School graduates, Class of 1946, held their 50th reunion this past weekend. The classes of 1945 and 1947 were invited to the catered dinner Saturday evening at Eagle Valley Grange. There were 34 people attending the din- ner, including long time teacher Leora Sharp. Included in the group were Evan Seevy Acker and husband Don, Gresham; Elma Evans Ziegler, Lincoln City; Glen and Lillian Cummings Densely, Baker City and Lillian's brother, Claridon Cummings; Jim Seevers, Woodburn; Doug and Betty Greene, Eugene, Audry Dima Richmond, Baker City; Gill Wright, Nebraska; Bob Ethelyn Williams, Baker City; Betty Evans DeHart and husband Lloyd, Rich- land, Washington; Margaret Corning and Bill Smith, Haines; Gordon Avery, Summerville; Jack and Hilda Glasgow, Portl and; Garth Steltenpohl, Powell B u tte; Dale and Helen Edison Blank, Keller, Washington; Darlene Connal Kvamme, Minnesota and several from Eagle Valley. Keith Carnahan, Los Angeles, arrived late and several people dropped in to visit after dinner. Much visiting and reminiscing was en- joyed by all. The group then gathered at the park on Sunday for a potluck lunch. 963-5316 Shoe and Leather Repairs Leather Craft Retail Tandy Dealer Western Gifts Harness Hardware 1407 Adams, La Grande, OR Service Truck & Shop [ Welding & Fabrication Dennis Miller (541) 893-6873 , Milepost HWy. 8,6, PJchland, OR