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Page 9 Hells Canyon Journal December 25, 2002 / Fifteen Years .Ago in Pine Valley by Linda Bergeron oftheHells Canyon Journal the community; occupying the old post office snowmobile events, rocking .EnnisWatsonMasterson, Bridge, Elkhorn and Missouri 25 boys in Norm location on Main Street; chair contest (Pioneer Cafes who had started the hot lunch Flatchapters-wereinstalled During the last weeks of Koopman's shop class created -Snow trail mutual cour- Rockathon), snow golf, lip program for Halfway schools in a ceremony held at the the year 1987, issues of the and donated 28 toys to the tesies - those "unwrittensync contest, tc.; and operated a restaurantRichland Grange Hall; HellsCanyonJourna/offeredLions Club toydrive; rulesoftheroad"-wereiden-.USDAfood commodities during the construction of -Baker County was re- news of the times which we -Jennifer Godwin reportedtiffed as (1) cross-country ski- of cheese and honey were dis- Oxbow Dam, passed away ported to have received $1.18 may find of interest today: in the Community Schools ers should step aside to let tributedatHalfwayCityHall; after a brief illness; million of the $164 million Halfway Post Office be-column that 10 classes and a snowmobiles pass since the .Santa made a Saturday oWildflowersofOregon, in distributed to 31 Oregon and ganclosingoverthenoonhourtravel series would be offered machines need to stay on the morning appearance at thethe Old Church on Main 27 Washington counties as "due to the heavy volume in during the winter months;groomed section of the trail Idaho Power office in Half- Street, had recently received their revenue share from the mail and a cut in clerk hours;" Basketball players Mattor risk tipping over in a snow way; one of eight Distinguished "sale and use of national for- A snowmobile resolutionBinford and Gabe Godwin, bank or getting stuck, (2) -Mayor and Mrs. Tom Performance Awards from est products and services" passed the Baker County with their 16 points each, led machines should slow downIngrain, along with local and the Oregon Private Industry [aka timber receipts]; Court early in the month a Spartan victory over Cam- when they pass skiers, and regionalbusinesses, ran paid Council, and held a half-price Richland Elementary's opening up for snowmobilebridge 74-68; (3) snowmobilers should ads of Season's Greetings; sale for the month of Decem- Flea Market reported having use the Lone Fir Road oThePanhandleSnowmo- avoid excessive noise and.Hells Canyon Chamber ber; netted overS3,400; (County Road #1132) and bile Club reported that their speed when passing a rural of Commerce sponsored a o Localpricesincluded-3- -Baker Valley Packing East Pine-Fish Lake Road video, which was on sale at cabin or residence; Super Raffle - 25 different pound bag of green apples for Company opened mid-month from November 1 "until the Sheila's Variety Store, "stole .Olive Marker was hon- items, including dinners - to 89 cents, fresh crab at $2.99 with plans to purchase cows snow melts," from 7 a.m. to the show" at a Salem conven- ored for her 81st birthday help support the Snow Festi- per pound, 15-oz box of aand bulls, and to employ 20- 10 p.m. (with ordinance cop- tion of snowmobilers early in with surprise'by the Ladies val; Western Family oat cereal for 25 people in their meat-pack- ies available at Halfway City December, where a booth had Aide group; -Jason Harriman, Doug $1.29, 15-inch studded snow ing plant; Hall); been co-sponsored by the club . Plans were underway forWright and Doug Payton tires at $102 each, and a.Peggy Timm, a member The Pine Eagle Retire- and the Hells Canyon Cham- the Third Annual Snow Fes- were awarded top roping Honda Four Trax four- of the Oregon Trail Monu- ment Home celebrated its ber of Commerce; tival in mid-January, to in- buckles - for Novice, Most wheeler at $1299. ment Commission, reported second year of operation, with The retail shop called clude snow sculptures, cross- Improved and Pro categories, ElsewhereinBakerCounty: that efforts to create a site on numerous donations of use- 19th Century Elegance - "a country ski races, competi- respectively - at an annual .40 Grange officers-from Highway 86 were still "alive ful goods and services from store for all occasions" - was tive and non-competitive RopingBanquetatWildBill's; Eagle and Pine valleys, New and well." O Copyright 2002 by Albetlson's. Inc All Rights Reserved Albertsons is closed on Christmas Day, but will re-open at 6 a.m. December 26th. This ad is effective December 26th - 31st. Leanest Gro Available in the Butcher Block Always TenderTM Cap Off" Boneless USDA Select 1 lb. Bag Save Up to $1.99 White or Wheat 24 oz. First 3 ExtraLarge ".51 - 60 count rrevmusly Frozen |,B. Selected Varieties 11.5-12.25 oz. Selected Varieties. 13.72-17.6 oz. Sales Limited to retail quantities. No sales to dealers. All advertised items are required to be readily available for sale at or below advertised price in all Albertsons stores, except as noted specifically in ad. If for any reason we are out of stock, a RAIN CHECK will be issued enabling you to buy the item at the advertised price as soon as it becomes available.