On Sept. 16, good friend Ardene Barnhart joined her friend Jesus in heaven at the age of 89.
We’re celebrating the return of many new and returning students to Western Oregon University, as classes began this week.
It’s really difficult to concentrate on those necessary chores such as cleaning and dusting and even fighting that pesky mole that has left yet another mound of dirt overnight in the garden and flower beds (usually the mole wins), when the gorgeous blue skies and warm late summer days lure us to things like long walks and the opportunity to chat with a good friend.
On Sept. 3, Aaron and Virginia Burbank’s old house on Gage Road burned to the ground.
Thanks to television, the internet, good old radio and seemingly endless robo-calls via our home and cellphones, even those of us who are political junkies are becoming weary of the constant he said/she said of presidential politics.
Excitement reigned at the Pedee Women’s Club at the sight of so many quilts that came in for the club’s inaugural quilt show this Friday and Saturday at the clubhouse.
Get out the stadium blankets and be ready to celebrate Western Oregon University’s first home football game of the season Saturday at 1 p.m., when our Wolves meet Central Washington University at McArthur Stadium.
The Pedee Women’s Club is now accepting quilts for their quilt show to be Sept. 9-10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the clubhouse.
Tomorrow we turn the calendar page over to the new month of September, and even though the warm and summery days will be with us for some time to come, the new season of autumn is peeking just around the corner.
All summer long, we’ve been grateful to have escaped the intense heat that knocked us to our knees in July and August of 2015.
“Boots, Chaps and Cowboy Hats” was a very appropriate theme for last week’s Polk County Fair and was lots of fun for everyone.
Paul and Diane Telfer were on the run in July.
Pack up your lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket this evening — or buy food and beverages in the beer and wine garden — and enjoy Boka Marimba.
Judy Guida had a surprise visit from two of her grandsons the last two weeks. Neko, 9, and 5-year-old Samuel were brought by their father, John Guida, to spend 10 days with her.
Pedee students are doing a variety of things this summer.