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x-llll Page 20 Where is This? " Since last week's picture was so hard to guess, this week's isalmost a gimme. It's a nice shot, taken by my brother Alan Fisk. Get your answers in by 4:00 pm on Monday: 253-6961 or record@ctcweb.net. The prize this week is a tube of herbal lip balm from D&L Herbs and a wooden light switch cover from All About Wood. OK, I admit last week's picture was a little obscure. On the other hand, it was take just a few feet off of Highway because he has driven by them hundreds of times on his way to and from work. Dave Mink knew, because, well he seems to know all of them.. The snow gnomes are just downstream from Evergreen Park in the Weiser River. Let's see if they develop this year. The winner of the drawing was Rich Laine. Rich wins his choice of herbal lip balm or Arnica Flower liniment from D&L Herbs. I'm still looking for 95. Lila Coates knew it more good pictures. Send because it's very near her 'em if you've got 'em. I can house. Rich Laine was always use more prizes familiar with the odd too. little show formations- Wednesday, December 19,2012 The Adams County Record Brundage Opens Continued from front page had a just-right amount of snow that was not too wet and not too dry. The entire 1,500 acres of mountain was open for skiing, and most of it had good powder, except a few unpredict- able places where a crust made conditions difficult to dangerous. All that snow at Brundage was an odd contrast to the bare ground at Council. Traveling from no snow to standing on top of almost six feet of the stuff at the top of the Bluebird lift was almoSt like time travel. The 18" at the bottom of the hill left a lot of brush uncov- ered, but the solid base of earlier, firmer snow supported enough pow- der to make a top to bot- tom powder run good all the way down. (Those poor saps that never venture off the groomed runs were probably totally oblivious to this.) This year!s open- ing day was very close to average in its timing. Resort spokesperson, April Russell said, "Our 'trUe' average Opening Day is December 9 (before factoring in last year's late opening, it was December 6):' The mountain opened with twice the snow they nor- mally have on the sum- mit: 68" this year vs. the average of 34: The depth at the base of the hill (18") was 6 inches less than average opening day levels at that eleva- tion, but the firmer base snow made it safe to open. Y HERE FOR HOLIDAYS? THEM With a subscription .to COUNTY Out of state $50 per ye In Adams, Valley, and County $40 per year " Out of local countses $45