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F Page 2 Hells Canyon Journal November 4, 2015 Wednesday, November 4 Community Bus to Baker City, 8:30 a.m. Call 742-RIDE (742-7433) by Tuesday night. Crafters and Quilters meet at New Bridge Grange, 9:30 a.m. Pine Valley Recycling Center Open, Recycling Center on East Record Street, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Panhandle Range Club, Halfway VFW Hall, 3:00 p.m. D'tour Youth Group for kindergarten through 4th grades, D'tour Youth Center, 166 West Record Street in Halfway, 3:50-5:50 p.m. Al-Anon, Halfway Library conference room, 4:00 p.m. Family Night at Richland Christian Church, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, November 5 New Bridge Water Supply District Board Meeting, New Bridge Grange Hall, 9:00 a.m. Senior Meal at New Bridge Grange, 12:00 noon. Line Dancing at the New Bridge Grange Hall, beginning class at 3:00 p.m., faster pace at 4:00 p.m. D'tour Youth Group for 5th through 8th grades, D'tour Youth Center, 166 West Record Street in Halfway, 3:50-5:50 p.m. Friday, November 6 Community Bus to Baker City, 8:30 a.m. Call 742-RIDE (742-7433) by Thursday night. Chair Exercises at the New Bridge Grange Hall, 9:00 a.m. Saturday, November 7 PEHS Football, playoff game at Perrydale, 12:00 Bingo at New Bridge Grange, 7:00 p.m. p.m. Monday, November 9 Chair Exercises at the New Bridge Grange Hall, 9:00 a.m. Senior Meal at Pine Eagle Primary Building, 12:30 p.m. Pine Valley Community Museum Committee, Halfway Branch Library, 1:15 p.m. Halfway Lions Club, Halfway Lions Hall, 6:00 p.m. Pine Eagle School Board, PECS library, 7:00 p.m. Halfway VFW Post 7847, Halfway VFW Hall, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 10 Panhandle Snowmobile Club, potluck at 6:30 p.m., meeting follows, Snowmobile Clubhouse near Pine Town. D'tour Youth Group for 5th through 8th grades, D'tour Youth Center, 166 West Record Street in Halfway, 3:50-5:50 p.m. Eagle Valley Rural Fire Protection District board meeting, Richland Fire Station, 7:00 p.m. Pine Valley Fair Association, Richland Community Center, 7:00 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, PV Presbyterian Church, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day Veterans Day Breakfast, Pine Eagle Charter School, 8:00 a.m. Veterans Day Assembly, Pine Eagle Charter School, 8:45 a.m. Community Bus to Baker City, 8:30 a.m. Call 742-RIDE (742-7433) by Tuesday night. Crafters and Quilters meet at New Bridge Grange, 9:30 a.m. Pine Valley Recycling Center Open, Recycling Center on East Record Street, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Panhandle Range Club, Halfway VFW Hall, 3:00 p.m. D'tour Youth Group for kindergarten through 4th grades, D'tour Youth Center, 166 West Record Street in Halfway,~3!b0-5150 p,.ro ...... . ~ ~ A1-Anon, Halfway I~ibrary conference room, 4:()0"P.m. Oxbow Community Potluck, sponsored by OxBbw Chris- tian Fellowship, everyone is invited, Community Rec Hall at Oxbow, 6:30 p.m. Mountain Time (5:30 p.m. Pacific Time) Family Night at Richland Christian Church, 6:30 p.m. VFW Post 7847 Auxiliary, Halfway VFW Hall, 7:00 p.m. Eagle Valley Grange, 7:00 p.m. PAYBACK Available in Halfway & Richland Low-ash Douglas Fir in 40 Ib bags $45/bag or $225/ton PECIAL PURCHASE 97 Rstcheting Multi-Bit Screwdriver & Bottle Opener Includes Rlillips, s~otted and square drive bits R 190 796 86 wh~ =~p~i~,d RAYZ HOT DEAL! 9O 2-Pk, AAA LED Flashlights Each has one bright*white high-power LEO end emits 300 lumens. E 181 02(] B12 SAVE 30% or more YOUR CHOICE Mini 450-Light Clear or Multlcoior Reels Fo~ Indo~ o~ ~tdoor use, Approximately 114-ft. tot~ length. T 178 991,997 B8 WMe 5Uppl~ I~t Halfway Feed & Seed S. Main Street 541-742-2345 Open Men-Sat 7am-6pm, Sun 8am-noon Richland Feed & Seed 114 First Street 541-893-6136 Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8arn-noon llJmiND EII/UW JNlO$lcr/m A Sale ends 11/3~/2015 113 County ChamberAwards Banquet Set for January For 89 years, the Baker Visitor Bureau Annual County Chamber of Awards Banquet will be held Commerce's AnnualAwards January 16, 2016 at the Banquet has provided the Sunridge Best Western. The community the opportunity theme is "Dean Martin, Wine to thank those volunteers and Roses." Tickets are $35 that help our nonprofit orga- or $30 for Chamber members nizations thrive, to recognize in good-standing. the businesses that provide This year's fundraiser excellent customer service will be a Wine and Whiskey andbuildequityforallBaker pull. Please consider mak- County businesses and rec- ing a donation of Wine, ognize those people that have Whiskey or a non-alcoholic dedicated countless years alternative for the Banquet helping others, fundraiser. The Banquet Nomination forms are fundraiser helps the Cham- available online at ber offer the award winners www.visitbaker.com andare their banquet ticket at no also a vailable by contacting cost as well as the spectacu- the Baker County Chamber lar trophies that willremind of Con merceat 490 Campbell them that they were appre- Street" Baker City (541-523- ciated for all their volun- 5855). Nomination forms teer hours. must be received by Novem- For more information, con- ber 13, 2015 to be considered tact the Baker County Cham- by thejudges, ber of Commerce at 490 This year's Baker County Campbell Street, Baker City, Chamber of Commerce and 541-523-5855. Clay Social at Peterson's The Fourth Annual Clay The opening reception for Social at Peterson's Gallery the socialwill be held during will be featured during the the First Friday Art Walk on month of November. Local November 6. However, andregionalclayandceramicPeterson's Gallery (1925 artists participating in this Main Street in Baker City) year's show includeAlan will be open all day on the Giltzow, Terri Axness, Am- sixth and into the evening for ber Day, Kevin Flynn, the concurrent Second An- Corrine Vegter and Mary Sue nual Holiday Open House in Rightmire. downtown Baker City. Tables Available at Holiday aar The Eagle Valley Grange still has a few vendor spaces left for their annual Holiday Bazaar coming up on Saturday, November 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Grange Community Hall (in the old Richland Elementary School building). Please call Renece at 541-893-6292 to reserve your space. Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Hosted in Baker City Baker City will be hosting erages will be served. one of many 2015 Interna-SurvivorDayisadaywhen tional Survivors of Suicide people affected by suicide loss Loss Day on Saturday, No-gather around the world at vember 21. The event willbe events in their local com- held at Mad Matilda's (1933 munities to find comfort and Court Street) from 2:00 to gain understanding as they 4:00p.m.Therewillbeaguestshare stories of healing and speaker, andsnacks andbev- hope. Red Cross Introduces RapidPass Online Health History System American Red Cross blood nate, they are giving more and platelet donors can now than blood or platelets- they help save lives in less time by are also generously giving using the new Red Cross their time," said Jared RapidPass online health his- Schultzman, Communica- tory system, tions Manager for the Pacific RapidPass streamlines Northwest Blood Services the donation process by al- Region. "RapidPass is a lowing donors to complete simple, convenient way for pre-donation reading and Red Cross donors to make health history questions the most of their time while online from the convenience helping save lives." of a computer or mobile de- To get a RapidPass on the vice. It became available to day of a blood donation, do- donors on October 26 and is nors should visit the website expected to reduce the time redcrossblood.org/rapidpass, donors with a RapidPass complete all ofthe questions, spend at blood drives by up then print their RapidPass to 15 minutes, or show it on a mobile device "When people come to do- when they come to donate. Submitted photo THREE CERAMIC BIRDS.created by artist Tei: A (r egS i ',:, , ..... ....... plans last week to purchase & Replacement Autobody Repair Foreign & Domestic Walgreens To Merg with Rite Aid Est. 1979 742.2063 You may qualify for the Oregon Telephone Assistance Program Eagle Telephone System is your local telecommunication provider and a participant in the Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP), which can provide low-income households discounts of up to $12.75 off our basic service rate. To find out if you qualify, visit www.puc.state.or.us. Qualifying low-income households may apply for the OTAP program online atwww.rspf.org or www.puc.state.or.us, We have been offering quality, reliable telephone service since 1973, and view basic telephone service as a fu ndamental aspect of everyday life. Basic Service available from Eagle Telephone System Our basic service includes unlimited single-party touch-tone service, voice-grade access to the public switched network, access to emergency services, including 911 and enhanced 911, and access to operator service, inter-exchange carriers, and directory Your telephone service is your Lifeline! ram. EAGLETELEPHONE SYSTEM www ~ag~ete~phone com 541-893-6111 assistance. The OTAP credit is available on our basic service plan. If you have questions regarding our service or assistance programs, please contact us at 541-893-6115 or stop by our office at 349 First Street, Richland, Oregon. For more information regarding the Lifeline/Link Up America telephone assistance programs, please visit www.lifeline.gov. This program is limited to one discount per household. Use the household worksheet if there are multiple subscribers at one address. The service is not transferable, and only eligible customers may enroll in the program. Federal lifeline supports are paid entirely by the Federal Lifeline Program. 349 First Street. Richland, Oregon 'Walgreens ann:oun:ded greens acquired the Euro- rival drugstore chain Rite Aid for $9.41 billion. The merger comes as drug- stores face tough competition from deep-discount pharma- cies with retailers like Wal- Mart and mail order prescrip- tion businesses. pean health and beauty re- tailer, Alliance Boots, to form Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., which now operates 13,100 stores in 11 countries. Despite claims that the merger will be used to nego- tiate better deals from drug makers, customers are more If the Walgreens/Rite Aidlikely to see store closures, deal goes through, it willcre- name changes and fewer or ate a drugstore giant with different brand choices as a more than 12,700 stores in result of the deal. the U.S., 64 percent moreWalgreens and Rite Aid than the largest competitor, expect the sale to close in the CVS. Just last year, Wal-second half of 2016. [Bill Harvey Is This Friday | [ First Fridaywith Commissio l_llHarveyissched- el I tied .for Fr' ay, November 6,.2015 from 9:00 to 10:00 II I am. in the Commission Chambersofthe Baker County i I Courthouse located at 1995 Third Street in Baker City. i I Thistime will be used to_ allow .z ne s to visit with i the Commissioner about issues impacting Baker County. 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