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This is the CPTPA’s Goat Mountain Lookout in 1935. Frank Shine is the man shown on the lower part of the lookout, and Ina Sayler is shown above. 

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According to Betty Ells, now of Clarkston, this photo is of her mother, Emma Shine Williams (Mrs. Earl W. Wiliams) in the spring of 1938. She was beginning her walk down the flume to get to her car. The walk was over four miles. Betty is unsure of the location of the photo, She says her moth…

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Wally Rugg was born in 1923 in Cabri, Saskatchewan, Canada – the third of seven children born to Clarence and Ella Mae (Humphrey) Rugg.

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Harvey Kom, a long time Orofino resident is turning 90 years old on Dec. 21, and his family is hosting an open house/birthday celebration to commemorate the start of his ninth decade. The informal open house/birthday celebration will be held on his birthday, Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Orofino …

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Bob Hyde, born in 1930, came to Idaho approximately 70 years ago from Missouri. He first worked for Potlatch Inc., then as a timber faller for local loggers. Bob retired in 1995.

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Activity is increasing as we move toward Christmas. We have set up a “Santa Replica” above the fireplace in hopes that “Saint Nicholas soon would be there!”

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It has been mentioned before how very fortunate Brookside Landing is to have so many people willing to come and share music with us. In the last few weeks we had an addition to the mix from Pullman, WA.

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As the weather changes to cooler temperatures and darker skies our inside activities take on a renewed importance. We have many different events for entertainment throughout the week. We have a movie on Saturday, we have three planned shopping trips in town, we play Bunco, a variety of card …

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Music is the key to good health! I have referenced the benefits of music before but when I pulled up some research this month I found this proclamation that music is the key to good health. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-137116/Why-listening-music-key-good-health.html

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During June’s musician highlight, we covered a bit about the benefits to the residents of having music in the program. This month I want to mention the benefits to the volunteers.

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Edra Mattson, of Clarkston, was born June 25, 1918, in Bay City, OR, to Emma and Lee Nelson. She grew up near Weippe at the family Schmidt Brother’s Mill, being raised by her mother and stepfather, Mickey Schmidt.