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17/00 13@3-@3-A SmallTownPapers, Inc.  f- 217 W Cota St -/ Shelton, WA 98584-2263 Mud and Rocks close Highway 95 ,% A slurry of mud, water, rocks and trees pushed down the mountainside and across Highway 95 on Sunday morning, breaking the guard rail and closing one of Idaho's major highway arteries for several hours. See FULL STORY INSIDE ON page 6 ; The wild wet West BY Dv. FISK If it seems to you like it has been raining a lot lately; it's not your imagination. All over the West rain has been falling. From Tuesday afternoon through late Sunday, a West Coast storm system dropped 17.9 inches of rain on Sims," Califoraia, and 26 inches of snore at Mammoth Lkes. 46 inches of snow fell at Deadwood Summit, Idaho - about 25 air miles east of Cascade. Most of Saturday night and all Sunday: morning  rain showers poured down on our area. Every little side stream became See WILD WET WEST page 12 ; Council is Movin' Forward with Christmas spirit BY DALE FISK a tasty treat. Almost 100 in for Dr. Bruce Gardner Saturday's gloomy kids participated. .who was missing in weather didn't stop The craft fair featured action. Santa stepped in Council folks from so many booths that and patched up an injured getting into the Christmas the Elementary School dog before stepping next spirit. Colorful, seasonal multi-purpose room was door to greet the waiting activities were taking crowded from wall to wall. children. place, quite literally, from A crowd gathered next At 5:00 the annual one end of town to the to the:Heartland Animal Christmas parade began, other. Hospital, waiting for with sev.eral colorful A series of"craft stations" Santa Claus to arrive. As participants marching at various locations were it turned out, Santa was down IUinois Avenue in set up to help kids of all late because he was filling spite of the rain. ages create Christmas ornaments or decorate See MORE PICTURES INSIDE 0 N, page 18 The Council Chamber of Commerce "Movin" Forward" Christmas parade featured a train filled up with future leaders, pictured here at the parade lineup site. New Meadows is decorated! BY EnIN ROHLMAN Community Foundation Our town continues to would like to thank the be colorfully decorated many volunteers who with beautiful holiday prepared and installed wreaths and Christmas the holiday decorations trees. The Meadows Valley in New Meadows. We are Misty Braden and Linda Sheppard of New Meadows decorate one of the many donated holiday trees in town. thankful for the generous contributions of the following people: Providing Christmas Trees - Dick Yoakum, Jack Morris, Wes Jeffs, Cork Chapman, and Steve Jeffery. Making Chrfstmas Wreaths and Decorating Trees - Betty Buell, Cindi Peavey, Linda Morris, Judy Muir, Misty Braden, Sue Cathey, Carol Feider, Sam Feider, Sue Nine, Sallye Sanders. Pat Harris, Janice Butner, Janet Jeffery, Karen Kruse, Becky Levi, Jana Lee Zillner, Linnea Hall, Taeko Braden, and Linda Sheppard. Installation & Repair Crew - Darcy Reese, Irene Saphra, Carl Dammann, Barry Bloom, Erin Rohlman, Linnea Hall, Taeko Braden, Norma Walker, Barbara Wimer, Carolyn Chapman, Barbara Garman, and Cindi Peavey. We appreciate all that these citizens do to make Meadows Valley a festive and fun place to live. Please join your friends and neighbors in New Meadows on Sunday, December 9, at 6:30 p.m. for the Meadows Valley Community Christmas Tree Lighting. Bring the whole cookies, caroling, and a family for hot chocolate, visit from Santa! Darcy Reese makes a final adjustment to the big Christmas wreath hanging on the entry sign to New Meadows. ROCK MONSTER ATTACKS LOCAL WOMAN Get the Scoop on page 12 BASKETBALL PREVIEW Get our exclusive coverage on page 10 & 11 HORSE HEAVEN DEER HUNT Get Part II on page 20