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Heatons celebrate 60th anniversary

TEKOA — Lifelong Tekoa residents Larry and Virginia Heaton are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this weekend with a family dinner hosted by their children, John Heaton and Kellie Coffey,...


Etcetera: Dec. 21, 2017

Tekoa Athenaeum Athenaeum Club held its annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 1 with more than 30 members attending. The luncheon was prepared by the Yearbook Committee and the venue was the Methodist church. The guests were entertained with Christmas... Full story


Tekoa FFA, 4H members tune up for J-stock show

Tekoa Saturday, April 24, Tekoa FFA and 4H competitors practiced for the Junior Livestock Show which will be May 4-7 in Spokane. Fifteen animals were shown by exhibitors on a very blustery day. The Spokane Junior Show will celebrate its 75th...


Tekoa ‘50 grads plan reunion

Tekoa Tekoa High School graduates in the class of 1950 plan a 60th class reunion to be held during Slippery Gulch Days Saturday June 19. Organizer Tim Daily of Portland said grads will meet for a dinner and a program at the Airport Ramada Inn at... Full story


Bippes hosts GOP caucus

Tekoa The Republican Caucus was held recently in Tekoa at the home of Bunny Bippes. Amendments to the Republican platform were discussed and sent on to the county chairman, Steve Naught of St. John. Among the topics discussed were amendments... Full story


Tekoa plans outdoor market

Tekoa Plans are underway for a new outdoor market in Tekoa, the “First Saturday Outdoor Market.” It will be on the corner of Crosby and Warren on the first Saturday of each month, starting in May and continuing through September at 9 a.m. to 1... Full story


Bippes takes California trip

Tekoa Bunny Bippes returned from a holiday trip visiting with her daughters, Gerrie Kennedy and Joan Blumeyer. She visited with Gerrie in Seattle and then the two of them flew to Oceanside, Calif., for the Christmas holiday, Bunny reported “The...


Tekoa holiday celebrations

Tekoa Tekoa celebrated the winter holidays in grand style with contests and events to attend. Tekoa’s Park and Recreation Department hosted its annual holiday lighting contest. Winners in the following categories were: Brightest Lights: Jim and...


Tekoa giving tree nears deadline

Tekoa Portia Pillig, owner of Tekoa’s Variety Store, for the fourth year has headed up Tekoa’s Giving Tree to children of her hometown. “I want to be sure that every child has something to open under the tree,” Portia stated. Every year she...


Tekoa faces moose problem

Tekoa A cow moose and a young bull have been spotted at many locations in Tekoa. Dave and Laurie Shrope, living on the south side of town, have discovered moose noseprints on their front window, and were startled when they opened their drapes one mor... Full story


Tekoa Cub Scouts distribute 14 food boxes

Tekoa Tekoa Cub Scout Pack recently completed their annual gathering of food for families in need. Fourteen boxes were collected and distributed to local families. Members include Frankie Allen, Garrett Blomgren, Dillon Eaton, Carson Fuchs, AJ Harp,... Full story


Tekoa churches will join for Thanksgiving service

Tekoa For the 34th year, members of Tekoa’s churches will join together for a Thanksgiving service. The year’s service is set for Sunday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. Sacred Heart Parish is the host church and joining with them for the evening will be Teko... Full story


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