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Family finishes canning

Barb and Bruce Wollstein, Lacey, spent some time with her parents Dick and Helen Appel. They came to help butcher lambs. Barb also assisted with the greenhouse clean-up and making tomato sauce. Canning is completed for this season. Gena Jones,...

 

Sausage making nets 300 pounds

DUSTY — Riedner/Weitz sausage was made this past weekend at the home of Tom and Doreen Riedner. Those attending were David and Kerri and Josh Weitz of Colfax; Kara and Cody Yecha, Tri-Cities; and Heather and Nathan Sink and sons Carter and Logen,...

 

Donations taken to Spokane

DUSTY — Homestead Ministries took a horse trailer of clothes and four bicycles to Spokane to “Off Broadway Family Ministries.” Donations have been given all summer long. Thank you to everyone who gave warm clothing and other needed items and...

 

Pass the knepfla

DUSTY — Recently, Sue and Joe Lynch spent a long weekend with Sue’s parents, Dick and Helen Appel. Traveling with them from Lafayette, Ind., were their three daughters Cecelia, Abigail and Lilian. Karen Broeckel hosted a knepfla dinner Sunday...

 

Passmore potluck

Last week Tuesday, Fran Jones, Terri Guenthner, Vicki Broeckel, Diane Monson and Linda Hennigar gathered at the home of Sandy Passmore for a potluck lunch and an afternoon of visiting....

 

Family attends funeral

Meggie Perron of Burlington, Vermont, spent part of two weeks visiting at the homes of her grandmother Fran Jones and her uncle Bryan Jones. She also spent some time visiting with friends in Walla Walla. Unfortunately, she was unable to visit with...

 

Attends Blevin funeral

Thursday afternoon, Gary and Diane Monson, Dale and Vicki Broeckel and Linda Hennigar attended the “Celebration of Life” for Marilyn Blevins at Hell’s Gate State Park in Lewiston. Marilyn was a former Dusty area resident for many years. She...

 

B.B. Club on hold

The Dusty B.B. Club met last Tuesday at the home of Diane Monson. Those attending included Monson, Dianne Appel, Fran Jones, Sandy Passmore, Terri Guenthner and Karen Broeckel. After much discussion, it was decided to suspend any further meetings...

 

Country Bible on summer hours

There seems to have been some confusion concerning the Sunday worship time at the Country Bible Church. They are still on their summer hours with services starting at 10:30. Regular worship time of 11:00 will resume the first Sunday in September,...

 

B.B. Club to discuss future

The Dusty B.B. Club will meet at 1:00 on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the home of Diane Monson to discuss the future of the club....

 

No peaches this year at Penawawa

Brian Jones has announced that due to an untimely frost, there are no apricots or peaches for sale at Warm Springs Ranch this year. A late frost around Mother’s Day killed off the crop. Temperatures hit 28 degrees. Jones said he can’t remember...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 30, 2020

Off to Wyoming on 19 gallons

Art and Colene Sager vacationed in Cody, Wyoming, from Monday through Saturday. One day was spent in Yellowstone Park, but the remainder of time was spent in Cody with their many attractions. The Buffalo Bill Center of the Northwest is a complex of...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 23, 2020

Harvest begins south of Dusty

DUSTY - Combines began rolling last week in the southern suburbs of Dusty. They started earlier along the Snake River and in Hay. Recently, 17 month old Max Halbig, Spokane, spend an afternoon with his great-aunt Karen Broeckel while his mother...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    June 25, 2020

Weekend guest enjoys Dusty

Four year old Murphy Nolan, daughter of Andrew Nolan of Spokane, was a house guest of great-great-aunt Karen Broeckel from Thursday to Sunday. Murphy and her Auntie K. had a busy four days planting flowers, playing at Schmuck Park in Colfax,...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    June 18, 2020

Birthday party social distances

Dick Appel hosted a party for his wife Helen's birthday. It was held in the garage and yard to uphold social distancing. Those attending were Bruce and Elaine Appel and family, Spokane; Phil Appel, Cheney; Eric and Shannon Appel and family, Dusty;...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    May 28, 2020

Weekend fun in Dusty

Andrew Nolan and his daughter Murphy, Spokane, and Hanna Monsen, Colbert, were guests at the Karen Broeckel home Saturday. Sunday, they joined Greg, Gwen and Jason Nolan for some fishing at Largent's Lagoon on Musgrave Road. Jason caught two good...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    May 14, 2020

Mother's Day celebrated

Linda Hennigar spent the weekend in Kennewick with her daughter's family, Jay and Tami Banks, to celebrate grandson Wesley's 20th birthday on Friday. Mother's Day was also celebrated during the weekend. Wesley was home for the weekend from Meridian,...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    April 9, 2020

Service gathers small group

A private graveside service was held at the Dusty Cemetery last week for a small group of mourners memorializing Loraine Scaggs who passed away March 29 at Whitman Health and Rehabilitation Center in Colfax. Dean Ellis conducted the service....

 

Sagers fly to Joseph

Art and Colene Sager flew their plane to Joseph, Ore., a week ago Thursday. It was a beautiful day and the Wallowa Mountains were majestic with the sun shining on the snow. It was warm enough that they sat outside on a street bench eating their...

 

Fishing trip on Pampa Pond

Last weekend, Neil and Liz Appel’s older children, Josh, Noemi and Isaac, were guests of grandparents Dick and Helen Appel. Grandpa Appel took them all fishing at Pampa Pond near LaCrosse on Saturday. They all caught their limits. They enjoyed the...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    March 5, 2020

First grandchild for Broeckels

Brian and Angela Broeckel welcomed their first grandchild Feb. 26. Dawson Graham BeDell weighed six pounds, seven ounces. His parents are Graham and Kim BeDell of Boise. Guenter and Brigitte Scherwinski, Mountain Home, stopped in at the home of...

 

High winds cause damage

Power outages this weekend were the result of high winds around noon on Sunday, leaving many homes without electricity until about 6 a.m. Monday. A large uprooted tree fell on the roof at Dale and Vicki Broeckel’s home causing extensive damage....

 

Soups make trip to Quincy

Kim and Cindy Pitts were in Cheney last week, Wednesday and Thursday, to attend the National Curling Championship competition on the EWU campus. Denise and Tony Kendall, Tacoma, were guests of Tom and Doreen Riedner from Friday through Sunday. The...

 

Smith duo visits family in Orlando

Harm and Jan Smith spent several days in Orlando, Fla., recently. They attended the Josten’s Company Gala to see their daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Jason Morgan, honored for their success. Grandson Micah also attended, attired in a tuxedo....

 

Sagers visit in Palms Springs

Art and Colene Sager recently spent 10 days in Palm Springs, Calif., as guests of Art’s brother and sister-in-law, Floyd and Linda Sager. They enjoyed 67 - degree weather with clear skies while reading an email about the snow at home during this...

 

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