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White Bird News: Halloween party set for this weekend

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Toni Baker 983-7701

— While the weather has finally gotten cooler at night and then still nice during the days, I think we can safely say fall has begun. Attention all you ghosts and goblins — don’t forget the annual White Bird Halloween Party, Oct. 21, at the IOOF Hall from 6-8 p.m. This is earlier than usual so keep the date open! We will be having our costume contest (7 p.m.), pumpkin carving contest (bring pumpkin carved or stenciled) and this year a scarecrow contest for adults and children. Bring your scarecrow to the hall Saturday and there will be bales of straw to put them on out in front. You do not need to be present to participate, just make sure your name is on the scarecrow for judging. Cash prizes will be awarded in all contests. We will be holding all our regular games, prizes and refreshments will be served. Cakes and goodies are needed for the cake walk . Call Darla if you can help or have any questions at 208-839-2205.

Update: As of Oct. 11, Sharon reported that they may get to come home by Friday. For now, Duane is on antibiotics, and in good spirits. Keep the prayers coming as they seem to help in this healing process.

Other people in the community who are not doing well are Steve Smith and Wendy Kunkel. Keep these people in your prayers as well.

The IOOF Hall was abuzz with members of the American Legion Post No. 152 hosting the district meeting there. Lots of food and great conversation was had by all who attended.

WBARD reports that Linda Hieter is looking into health care for our little town. More information on this is coming. In the meantime you can contact Linda at 208-400-0116 if you have questions.

You may have noticed a pamphlet in your mailbox this past week on the 2017 Wastewater System Project. This is an update to what is going on and how they will be progressing with the project over the next year. They are asking the people if they would like to hold a town hall meeting to answer any questions. They need to know this by Nov. 1 if you are interested. Call city hall at 208-839-2294.

The next Chamber newsletter goes out on Nov. 15 or 22, so get your information into Char by Oct. 31. This will cover the holiday activities thru the end of the year, so if you have something coming up or want to be included, she needs your information. They are needing someone to head up the Christmas parade on Dec. 16. If you would like to help, give Cody Farmer a call at 208-839-2887 and talk to her.

•Birthday wishes go out to Mike Wassmuth, Susan Ray (16th), Shae Hollinsworth, Nikki Sickels, Ahni Anderson (17th), Madilyn Lindsey (18th), Frank Sargent (19th), Tara Connolley, Doug, Kelli Martin, Dennis Swallow (20th), and John Urbahn (21st).

•In memory of Jack Maynard (21st).

•Anniversary wishes go to Dean & Rita Roakey (15th), Tate & Natasha Stowers, Dan & Lynn Cook (19th), and Rob & Heather Tyson (21st).


ONLY in Idaho...You may live in Idaho...

  1. If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there.

  2. If you’ve worn shorts and a parka at the same time.

  3. If you measure distance in hours.

  4. If you know someone who has hit a deer more than once.

  5. If you design your kid’s Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.

  6. If you know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction.


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