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May I have the definition?

By Nancy Jennings

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What does Dolly Parton and a spelling bee have in common? For the answer, look no further than Silverton’s Kiwanis Club – which will host the inaugural Great Grown-up Spelling Bee & Wine and Dessert Auction on Friday, March 8 at Silverton’s First Christian Church. The silent wine/dessert auction (and “heavy hors d’oeuvres”) will begin at 6 p.m., with the spelling bee portion starting at 7 p.m. Catering will be provided by the Wooden Nickel. A no-host bar will be available. Sponsors, so far, include Citizen’s Bank, Ticor Title, and Bledsoe Santana Team Realty.

Silver Falls Library Director and Kiwanis Bee Co-Chair Christy Davis is thrilled “to put books in the hands of kids.”

Community members involved in the bee so far include: Dan Schacher (MC and Auctioneer), Gus Frederick (Word Pronouncer), and Bob Holowati (“Killer Bee”). Brittney Black (“Queen Bee”) will collect money from the audience when someone pays to keep a team in the game. The three judges will be Silverton Mayor Kyle Palmer, Silver Falls Superintendent Andy Bellando and Pastor Steve Knox. While bee team members must be aged 18 and up, all ages are welcome to attend. Proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Club for establishing a Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL), and other child-focused programs, in Silverton. The beloved country music star’s award-

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“It’s a zip code-based program, so we’re looking at Silverton, Scotts Mills and a little bit of Sublimity,” Davis said. “We’re looking at the addresses in the Silver Falls School District and the Silver Falls Library District. When you become a partner with the DPIL, it’s a twopart commitment: you must have a champion who will register families, and you have to have a fundraising arm that will raise money to pay for the books. The library will serve for logistics, Kiwanis and our community for the funds. Children aged newborn through their fifth birthday are eligible for the program. There is no cost, but the child’s legal parent or guardian must sign up the child at the library.” This is where the spelling bee comes into play. “The adult spelling bees started about a decade ago in Austin,

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Grown-up Spelling Bee benefits Dolly Parton Literacy Program book giveaway money raised to start signing up youth in May, but if not, we’ll continue to raise funds until we do.” Kiwanis President and fellow Bee Co-Chair Lisa Santana, of Bledsoe Santana Team Realty, is looking forward to watching her business partner perform. “Our office has sponsored two teams with Dixon Bledsoe and his daughter, Briana Hupp, competing against each other. The people I’ve talked to are excited to be on a team. We’re trying to get a team of Rotarians together because we like competition,” Santana said. The spelling bee consists of 12 three-person teams competing against each other in six rounds, plus a final round. Official rules will be followed with the help of the pronouncer and panel of judges.

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there, we can introduce them to the library if it’s new to them,” Davis said, adding, “We hope to have enough

But there is a fun tweak in the gamebook: “There’s a special weird rule that if they misspell a word – and they have someone in the audience who really wants them to stay in – they can give the ‘Queen Bee’ $50,” Davis said. When they miss a second word, the amount increases to $100. The third, and final time, bumps up to $150. Who chooses the words used in the bee? “I already have a proprietary word list that was created by a bee elsewhere. The only person who will see these words prior to the bee will be me and the pronouncer,” Davis said. Themed

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‘Flavor of unity’ By Brenna Wiegand The Silverton Poetry Festival has grown in scope and popularity over the past two decades, a reflection of the growth of the art form throughout the region. “If they’re not in the scene, people don’t realize how much poetry is happening in the area,” Silverton poet and festival co-founder Steve Slemenda said. “The Willamette Valley is rich with poetry; it’s going on all over the place all the time.” Which makes his new radio show all the more fun. The retired English professor hosts Poetry on the Air the second and fourth Fridays of the month, 10 - 10:30 a.m. on listener-supported Salem station KMUZ 100.7. The show may also be live-streamed from the station’s website. In a recent show Slemenda sang the praises of the 19th annual Silverton Poetry Festival, Feb. 15-17. “Every year we start the festival at the Gordon House, a landmark architecture built by Frank Lloyd Wright, and end at the Mount Angel Abbey Library auditorium, the architecture of Alvar Aalto,” Slemenda said. “These are nice bookends to the festival because poetry is a thing constructed, not unlike a building.” Silverton Poetry Association member Kelley Morehouse said SPA is built on a dedicated volunteer board and many small contributions from the community. “They have sustained us year after year in our endeavor to provide poetry to the community,” Morehouse said. “There are two main parts to a festival: the poets and the audience. The audience at these festivals have been very supportive as listeners, and fully engaged participants

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with the readings, so much so that poets often remark how wonderful the audience has been.” The festival opens Friday evening with a reading by Oregon Poetry Laureate Kim Stafford who will be accompanied by one of his Lewis & Clark College students who’ll play the harp. Stafford is the son of William Stafford, probably the most highly profiled and familiar Oregon Poet Laureate. “Kim has published many books of poetry himself and writes a lot of prose,” Slemenda said. “He’ll be reading his work and likes to be interactive with the audience; you never know what will happen at his readings.” Slemenda said the Gordon House usually fills up for the event and recommends arriving early to get a seat. Saturday brings a day packed with poetry related doings, beginning with two events at Silver Falls Library starting with the Favorite Poem Project. “It may be a well-known poem or not as popular,” Slemenda said. “Last year the place was filled for the favorite poem event, in which people read an already published poem and briefly share how it is significant to them.” Most of these people stay for the Open Mic session that follows, an opportunity for them to share their original poetry, but everybody’s invited to enjoy and be inspired. That afternoon Slemenda will share his writing process in a free workshop at the library. “Every morning I sit down with a legal pad and just free write; it’s exploratory

Silverton Poetry Festival Event Calendar Friday, Feb 15 Featured Poet: Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford reads his poetry at the Frank Lloyd Wright Gordon House, 869 W. Main St., 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 16 Favorite Poem Project: Participants read a favorite (already published) poem and briefly describe its significance to them. Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St., 10:30 11:30 a.m. Open Mic: Participants read their original poems or come to be inspired. Silver Falls Library, 11:45 am - 1 p.m. Poetry Workshop: Local poet Steve Slemenda explores methods, practices and prompts for exploratory writing to reveal poem possibilities. Bring writing materials and a mind ready to fool around with words. Preregistration not necessary but class limited to 20; info: 503-269-7895. Silver Falls Library, 2:30 - 4:45 p.m. writing,” Slemenda said. “It’s unguided written meditation; you write a couple, three pages and try not to censor yourself or stop writing and after a while it takes on its own energy. “The analogy is looking for gold in gravel, like sifting through silt in a pan looking for those little nuggets of potential,” he said. “I’ll go back through and circle something – a word or image or idea – and extract it and often that becomes the basis for a new poem.”

Sunday, Feb. 17 Feast of Poets: Former Oregon Poet Laureates Paulann Peterson and Lawson Inada will be joined by Clemens Starck in the festival finale. The trio will read poetry and, in an interactive conversation with the audience, discuss their writing and life in poetry. Mount Angel Abbey Library auditorium, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. A culinary feast follows in the library foyer. All events are free; refreshments served at most. That evening, Main St. Bistro is the venue for a two-part workshop addressing the daunting task of translating poetry from one language to another. First, an English language poem translated into Arabic and Spanish is presented, followed by a discussion on the choices and challenges of translation. Next, students from the Oregon School for the Deaf present poetry translated into American Sign Language, accompanied by oral interpretation. Have a home to rent? Call us!

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Sunday the festival features three highly accomplished and recognized poets, two of whom are former Oregon Poet Laureates. “I consider them the wise elders of Oregon poetry and I look forward to hearing them talk about their life and work,” Slemenda said. “Lawson Inada is a poet who has written much about the internment of Japanese Americans, including his family and himself, during WWII.

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Shipboard battles, sword fights, fiery battles for the city, trials where everything hangs in the balance, a love story, and even a touch of music, The Pirate Paradise offers it all. The two young casts are age 5 to 17. Reserved seat tickets are available at two pre-sale ticket locations, Books-N-Time, 210 N. Water, Silverton, 503-874-4311, or Runaway Art & Craft Studio, 311 Commercial NE, Salem, 503-881-6270.. Tickets are $10 each ($8 for seniors 60 and older, students, and children 12 and younger. Tickets also go on sale at the door 30 minutes before each performance.

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Action-adventure By Melissa Wagoner “We don’t do good shows, we do great shows,” is the motto of the Silverton High School Theater Department. “The reputation of the program has been one of high quality and entertainment,” instructor and director Doug Ousterhout, explained. “We have high expectations and strive to make our shows the best they can be.” In keeping with this longstanding tradition, the Silverton Thespians will open their next great show on Feb. 15. Peter and the Starcatcher, a play written by Rick Elice, is a prequel to the well-known Peter Pan story, explaining the backstory of how Peter acquired his name, what brought him to Neverland and how he learned to fly. “I personally was very excited to do this show from the first time I read it,” Ousterhout said. “It is full of characters that come alive right before your eyes. Peter and the Starcatcher is full of the theater magic that I enjoy so much – great characters, a great story and a great chance to thrill an audience with action and adventure. “The story comes alive so well that you can’t help but to be part of the story yourself. From the first moment the actors speak to their last exit you are transported to another world – a world where anything can happen.” The play – with a cast of 34 students and

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Peter and the Starcatcher Silverton High School Theater Department, SHS Auditorium 1456 Pine St,, Silverton • Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. • Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. • Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. • Thursday February 21 at 7 p.m. • Friday February 22 at 7 p.m. • Saturday February 23 at 7 p.m. Adults: $10, children: $5. Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to curtain call or by reservation at 503-873-6331. more than 20 backstage crewmembers – is an excellent showcase of just what the theater department is capable of, according to Ousterhout. “It has great characters for the SHS actors to have fun with and a great story that is sure to entertain any audience, but also the challenge of this show is something I felt our department could not pass up. The set requirements far exceed the normal, as does the other technical aspects. We at the SHS Theater department have always enjoyed a challenge and always rise to the occasion.” Full of the mischief of swashbuckling pirates searching for treasure, sword fights and two young people on an adventure to

The cast of Peter and the Starcatcher rehearsing on the Silverton High stage.

find magic and themselves, Peter and the Starcatcher is a show for the whole family, according to the cast. “It’s an extremely diverse show,” actor Ben Koch – who plays Peter – said. “It’s appropriate to all age groups. It’s a comedy, it’s a drama – it’s everything.” “Come see the show and bring your friends,” Summer Schiewe – who plays Pirate Sanchez – encouraged.

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And Ousterhout firmly agrees. “I began the year with the thought of how to get more people to see what I see in these wonderfully talented young people,” Ousterhout said. “We need to get more people to come to the shows. Silverton is a great and supportive community. So I would like the community to ask itself, ‘When was the last time you saw a high school play?’ Now is the time and this is the show.”

Chloe Platt, as Molly Aster (grandmother of Wendy) in Peter and the Starcatcher. MELISSA WAGONER

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“It’s a festival of the people – it represents the people really well,” Hoke said. “The one thing about Volksfest is that it’s just part of Mount Angel and we stay within the Bavarian theme. You will leave feeling like you’ve been in a Bavarian street market. ” One of the biggest changes to this year’s event is the extended food options, which was previously based entirely around sausage. Although still a fundamental part of the menu – along with a wide array of German beers – other vendors will include: G-Gourmet serving wraps and sandwiches, Mary’s Kitchen with Mexican food and St. Mary Parish providing fondue. “Mount Angel does a great job with parties,” Hoke said. “Nobody does it better. There’s a lot of pride that’s in it.”

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Cost of admission to Volksfest on any day is $5 for those 21 and over – $10 for those who would like a commemorative glass. Guests under 21 are free with an accompanying adult. Volksfest, which is a uniquely multigenerational event, will once again offer a kindergarten area with face

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“A Mount Angel Celebration of German Sausage” Mount Angel Festhalle 500 Wilco Highway NE, Mount Angel March 1 and 2, 10 a.m. to midnight March 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Senior Day: March 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wurst Run: March 2 at 9:30 a.m. (https://runsignup.com/Race/OR/ MountAngel/Wurst) Festival admission: $5 for those 21 and older ($10 with a commemorative glass). Those under 21 are free with a paying adult. www.mtangelvolksfest.com

painting, crafts and a magician for the younger crowd. For seniors, Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. is designated “Senior Day” with a variety of free gifts. And for runners, the annual 10k and 5k Wurst Run will take place Saturday, March 2 at 9:30 a.m. with runners receiving a tour of Mount Angel before ending at the Volksfest site.    “If you look at Volksfest – it’s everything that’s good about the community,” Hoke said. “There’s just a lot of fun stuff. It’s really easy to be a part of something that’s so well run.”

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“The rest of my family is still in Mexico City and I go back and forth,” Santana said. “Moving away was hard and is hard still.” Nevertheless, Santana got busy, picking berries, building fences and fighting wildfires until, at 18, he got his first restaurant job at Love Teriyaki in Wilsonville. Being the dishwasher gave Santana a bird’s eye view of the kitchen and, ever the student, he started asking questions. The line cooks rewarded his curiosity by teaching him how to cook. “After six months the cooks disappeared; just vanished,” Santana said. “The owner was freaking out and I told her I could do it.” As his capabilities and passion for the kitchen grew, Santana went from one restaurant to another starting as a line cook and working his way up the ranks to sous chef and then head chef, racking up cooking experience that includes Moroccan, Italian, American, Argentinian, Mexican fine dining and Indian cuisines as well as event catering. In 2009, Santana took a cook’s job at the Oregon Garden Resort, eventually making head chef. Later, Santana became a chef with Willaby’s Catering of Salem, something he still does, and helped a friend to open an Italian restaurant in Mount Angel. About six months later the friend told Santana he was going to close. Santana realized this was his next step. “I think it’s every chef’s dream to have your own place,” Santana said. Despite the knowledge that he was heading into a restaurant owner’s two worst months of the year, he seized the opportunity – and took the leap. “I didn’t know how hard it would be; how people would respond; but I thought this is my chance,” Santana said. “I’ll give it a try; I’ll do my best and let’s see how things go.” Friends and family helped Santana prepare and decorate the space and Magnolia Grill opened Dec. 1. “We have comfort food like chicken pot pie, a couple pastas and a couple steaks,

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The next wine pairing dinner is March 14. Cost: $75; call 503-996-1029 for reservations. Menus and events at Magnolia Grill on Facebook. so we have a variety,” Santana said, who believes American food lends itself to more creativity than other cuisines. “I’m already thinking about changing the menu in a couple spots,” he added. “You can tell whether something’s going to work or not in just the first two weeks.” Santana’s specialty is wine pairing and once a month he holds a wine pairing dinner after hours. “I love to do it; I can be creative and provide a fine dining experience,” Santana said. “I think the town needs more of that so people don’t have to travel to Portland. Even in Salem I don’t think there are very many places doing wine dinners.” Daily lunch and dinner specials provide another outlet for his creativity, as does hosting private events. Santana seeks out fresh, local food, high quality meats, fish and makes everything from scratch.

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Silverton sends record group to state swim meet

The Silverton High swimming squads turned in a record-shattering performance at the Mid-Willamette Conference district meet Feb. 8 at Osborn Aquatic Center in Corvallis. The Aqua Foxes finished second in the boys competition and third in the girls and will be sending the largest contingent to the state meet in school history. Silverton advanced all six of its relay squads and individuals in nine events to the OSAA meet, which is Feb. 15-16 at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton. In addition, the team set school records in five relays and one individual event. “We had a great district and are looking to do even better at state,” Silverton coach Lucky Rogers told Our Town. “No expectations. Just go out and do our best. That is what we do all of the time. We don’t worry about who else Is in the pool. We control what we can control and that is us.” Off to state from Silverton are: • Girls 200 medley relay, Samantha Zurcher, Marie Tolmachoff, Maggie Kelley and Maddie Broyhill. • Boys 200 medley relay, Emmett Bell, Carson Brighton, Cole Runion and Michael Hall. • Girls 50 free, Tolmachoff and Broyhill. • Boys 50 free, David Reeves III and Blake Doerfler. • Girls 100 free, Maggie Kelley and Hailey Kelley. • Girls 200 free relay, Maggie Kelley, Hailey Kelley, Broyhill and Tolmachoff. • Boys 200 free relay, Runion, Brighton, Doerfler and Reeves. • Girls 100 back, Zurcher. • Girls 100 breast, Tolmachoff and Elle Rogers. • Girls 400 free relay, Maggie Kelley, Hailey Kelley, Zurcher and Broyhill. • Boys 400 free relay, Tristan Allen, Kolton Howell, Doerfler and Reeves. The Foxes set schools records in the girls 200 medley relay (1:53.90), girls 200 free relay (1:43.25), boys 200 free relay (1:32.75), girls 400 free relay (3:52.58), boys 400 free relay (3:28.13) and Tolmachoff’s 1:09.18 in the girls 100 breast.

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West Albany won both titles, with Crescent Valley taking second in the girls team race. And although no team scores were compiled in junior varsity, Silverton won six of the individual events. A total of 71 Aqua Foxes participated, with 40 swimming in at least one varsity event. District wrestling: Silverton finished fifth in the Feb. 8-9 Mid-Willamette Conference district meet at Crescent Valley. The Foxes claimed two individual titles, with undefeated 120-pounder Kaden Kuenzi taking a 14-6 win vs. Haydn Millard of Dallas, and 195-pound Owen Magill dominating Cooper Hise of Dallas 8-1 in their final. Kaden Kuenzi Kaden Kuenzi. JAMES DAY will be seeking his second state title. He won state as a freshman and was runner-up a year ago. Two other Silverton wrestlers made the finals, with Robert Guenther falling to Kadin Thorsted 6-4 at 138 pounds, and Nathan Kuenzi suffering a 13-5 defeat at the hands of Ein Carlos of North Salem at 170. Freshman Jacob Moore took third at 106 for the Foxes. Also scoring for Silverton were Eli Kemble (126), Austin Moore (132), Arte Barsukoff (145), Gerardo Cortes Cruz (160), Josten Richardson (182), Augustus Axmaker (182) and 220-pounders Uriel Cruz and Ben Reed.

Silverton football players William Perry, left, and Levi Nielsen, get set to sign their letters to play college football at Western Oregon University at a ceremony Feb. 6 in the school library. JAMES DAY

championships Feb. 22-23 at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Hoops: The defending Class 2A Kennedy girls basketball team finished a perfect 14-0 Tri-River Conference season Feb. 6 with a 66-19 win against Sheridan. The Trojans, who are 24-1 overall and ranked No. 1 in 2A, will host the Tri-River playoff title game Friday, Feb. 15 against a team to be determined before moving on to the state playoffs. The Trojans will host a game Feb. 23, with a win sending them back to Pendleton for the Feb. 28-March 2 state tournament. The No. 6 Kennedy boys squad closed the league season with a seven-game winning streak that pushed them to a 13-3 record, good for second place behind undefeated Western Christian.

The Foxes finished with 190 points. Perennial power Dallas won the meet with 367.5, followed by Lebanon (296), Crescent Valley (259) and West Albany (197.5).

“Our defense has been great,” coach Karl Schmidtman told Our Town. “We have held teams below 50 points for all seven of those wins. During that stretch, only two teams scored over 40. We are a deep team and we have been able to keep up defensive pressure and energy and that has translated into some easy scoring opportunities off of our defense.”

The top four finishers in each weight bracket qualified for the OSAA state

The Trojans, who finished fourth at Pendleton a year ago, started Tri-River

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playoff play before Our Town’s presstime but seem likely to be playing a home game Feb. 22 with a return trip to Pendleton on the line. Both Silverton teams, meanwhile, are ranked No. 3 in Class 5A as the MidWillamette Conference season enters the home stretch. The boys were 12-1 at Our Town’s presstime, needing just one win in their final three games to clinch its second consecutive league title. The girls, meanwhile, trailed No. 2 Lebanon by one-half game after falling to the Warriors 56-50 on Feb. 6. Both Silverton squads are likely to host state playoff games the first weekend in March. The girls finished third at last year’s state tournament, with the boys taking fourth. Football signings: Feb. 6 was national signing day for high school players to declare their intentions for college, with two players each from Silverton and Kennedy signing letters. Foxes quarterback Levi Nielsen, a fouryear starter for the team, signed to play at Western Oregon, with offensive line teammate William Perry also choosing the join the Wolves. Lineman Nick Suing and tight end Rocco Carley, who helped lead Kennedy to the

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Sowa, sixth in the 10U Intermediate division at 71 pounds. Others earning points for Silverton were Andrew Kostner Jr. (Pee Wee), Max Bischoff (Pee Wee), Blake Highsmith (Bantam), Andrew Bischoff (Intermediate), Elijah Bischoff (Novice), Damien Rael (Novice), Oscar Marks (Schoolboy), and Thomas Bischoff (Schoolboy). Coaching the squad were Dan Davis, Chris Bischoff, Nick Immler and Jake Marks.

Oregon Kids State Tournament champion Blake Panuke is shown with coach Chris Bischoff after triumphing at Oregon State University earlier this month. SUBMITED PHOTO

Class 2A title, signed with Oregon State University. Youth wrestling: The Silverton Mat Club turned in a series of fine performances Feb. 1-3 at the Oregon Kids State Tournament at the Truax Indoor Center at Oregon State University. Top finishers were Blake Panuke, who took first in the 8U Bantam division at 70 pounds; Steve Powell, second in the 16U Cadet division at 145 pounds; Luke Bischoff, fourth in the 16U Cadet Division at 160 pounds; and Boden

Roth in town: Former Silverton High basketball standout Sam Roth is coming back to Oregon next weekend for a pair of games. Roth, a redshirt sophomore guard for Northwest Nazarene of Nampa, Idaho, will play Thursday, Feb. 21 at Western Oregon and Saturday, Feb. 23 at Concordia of Portland. Both games are at 7:30 p.m. Roth and his Nighthawks are 16-4 overall and 11-3 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, one game behind St. Martin’s and one game ahead of Western Oregon. Roth has played in all 20 games and averages 6.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. Wurst Run: A 5-kilometer run-walk and a 10-kilometer run are set for Saturday, March 2, as part of the three-day Mt. Angel Volksfest, rebranded this year from its previous Wurstfest moniker. Those registering for the races also will receive festival entry and a complimentary beverage and glass. To register go to http://racenorthwest.com/events. Follow me on Twitter.com @jameshday. Got a news tip? Email me at jamesday590@ gmail.com. Follow Our Town on Facebook.

Free Fishing Weekend in Oregon Feb. 16-17 It’s free to fish, crab or clam in Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-17 of President’s Day Weekend. During these two days, no fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement) are required to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon for both residents and non-residents. All other fishing regulations apply including closures, bag limits and size restrictions. This time of year, the best opportunity will be winter steelhe ad on the coast, stocked hatchery rainbow trout in the Willamette Valley and mid-coast lakes, and ice-fishing in northeast and southeast Oregon. Look for the latest on fishing conditions and regulations at ODFW’s Weekly Recreation Report, which is updated every Thursday. Also see the trout stocking schedule to find out when local lakes are getting stocked with hatchery rainbow trout.

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“It is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced.”

in attendance, and with it he was invited to a roundtable discussion with Vice President Mike Pence.

– Tom Brokaw, author, The Greatest Generation Mr. Brokaw, meet Captain Art Gregg. Really. You need to meet him. He turns 100 on Feb. 16. You will like him. You could write a book about him. Like so many members of the “Greatest Generation,” he is quiet, does not brag about his accomplishments, and feels he served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II because it was the right thing to do. For those of you old enough to remember the classic 1942 John Wayne movie, Flying Tigers, you will remember the brave, gallant young men fighting in China just prior to the start of the war. Art Gregg never stepped on the movie set and never had a make-up artist. He was, and is, the real deal. Capt. Gregg flew the legendary P-40E Warhawk, the fast fighter planes dubbed “The Flying Tigers” under the command of Lt. General Claire “Lee” Chennault, nicknamed “Old Leatherface.” Art served for four years as a fighter pilot, and spent from April of 1942 to November 1943 overseas, primarily in the CBI theater – China, Burma, and India. He flew 25 missions and received the Air Medal and shot down a Japanese Zero. He was awarded the prestigious “Distinguished Flying Cross” in June 1943. He was in the Officer’s Club when the larger-than-life General Jimmy Doolittle came in with his squadron right after their successful mission bombing Tokyo. Today, he is a soft-spoken, charming

near-centenarian living near the Abiqua outside of Silverton with his daughter, Ann and son-in-law Le Snelling. Just your everyday hero near the head of the class of The Greatest Generation, getting ready to celebrate his 100th birthday with a few hundred close friends, a couple of generals, a State Representative, and receive the thanks of a grateful town, state, and nation, for his service. There will be an open house for his 100th birthday Saturday, Feb. 16, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield, Silverton. Brigadier Generals Donna Prigmore and Mark Crosby with the Oregon Air National Guard will recognize Capt. Gregg, as will State Representative Rick Lewis, Silverton. Congressman Kurt Schrader will have a representative from his office present a gift. Those who wish to send their best are encouraged to send Art a birthday card, notes, memories, anecdotes, and/ or photos to Art Gregg, P.O. Box 891, Silverton, OR, 97381, and those who wish to attend are asked to RSVP to: ArtGregg2030@gmail.com. The still-dashingly handsome and gallant pilot says, “No gifts, please (Just chocolate!).” Overflow parking is offered by the Silverton Baptist Church next

“That experience was unforgettable,” Sanchez said. “It was encouraging to hear from Mr. Pence. I was able to share my experience as a pro-life student activist and had the opportunity to discuss the challenges, controversy, and criticism I face due to my involvement in the pro-life movement. Meeting Vice President Pence was something I never imagined doing.”

Clockwise: Captain Art Gregg celebrates his centenary on Feb. 16. Gregg’s Flying Tiger patch from WWII. What a restored P-40E looks like today. SUBMITTED PHOTOS & ANATOLIY L. FYODOROV © 123RF.COM

to Robert Frost school on Westfield, just below the Senior Center. Cake and refreshments will be served. What else? A huge chocolate cake with a P-40E Warhawk Flying Tiger adorning the top. Marcos Sanchez of Mount Angel, a 2018 JFK graduate and current Chemeketa Community College student, is a passionate Right-To-Life advocate. He currently serves as the founder and president of Chemeketa Students for Life. He was excited to attend the March for Life rally in our nation’s capital in January, with nearly half a million people

Congratulations to the Environmental Biology class at Silverton High School, taught by Alison Stolfus. They wrote a grant application to MAPS Credit Union a few months back, and they won! The class received a $1,000 grant for Stream Enhancement for Silver Creek. According to one of the students, Carleigh McFall, the class will use the money to buy supplies for stream enhancement. Carleigh, a junior, is also starting an Environmental Biology Club at the high school. The students received the check (in gigantic check form) from district staff and MAPS representatives. As Carleigh states, “Ms. Stolfus has inspired me and made a life-long impact on how I view the world and our environment.” She plans to continue her environmental biology studies in college.

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#T2514 VALLEY VIEWS 3 BR, 2.5 BA 2399 sqft 2.01 Acres. Turner. Call Meredith at ext. BARELAND/LOTS (WVMLS#743197) STAYTON/SUBLIMITY 324, Ryan at ext. 322 $399,800 (WVMLS#741131) OTHER Rentals COMMUNITIES available in Silverton and #T2515 LOVELY PRIVATE SETTING NEW-#T2526 CUSTOM BUILT HOME 5 Surrounding Areas. For AUMSVILLE/TU more info 3 BR, 2 BA 2163 sqft 5.94 Acres Call Karen BR, 4.5 BA 5144 sqft Call Karen at ext. 312 NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION at IN ext.TOWN 312 or Michael at ext. 314 $460,000 $679,000 (WVMLS#743376) call Micha at 503-873-1425 or see

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NEW-#T2529COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL GREAT LOCATION 4 BR, 2 BA 1848 sqft 2.02 Acres Call MereFOR LEASE/COMMERCIAL dith at ext. 324, Ryan at ext. 322 $398,900

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#T2520 HAS IT ALL 5 BR, 3 BA 3488 sqft COUNTRY/ACREAGE (WVMLS#741348) Call Meredith at ext. 324, Ryan at ext. 322 them on our website $635,900 (WVMLS#743078) COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL NEW-#T2529 GREAT LOCATION 4 BR, 2 BA 1848 sqft 2.02 Acres Call Meredith at ext. www.silvertonrealty.com #T2522 NEW CONSTRUCTIONFORVIEWS LEASE/COMMERCIAL 324, Ryan at ext. 322 $398,900 (WVMLS#744123) #T2514 VALLEY TURNER 3 BR, 4 BR, 2.5STAYTON/SUBLIMITY BA 2250 sqft Call Meredith at ext. OTHER 2.5 BA 2399 sqft 2.01 Acres Call Meredith 324, Ryan at ext. 322 $469,000 (WVMLS#743330) #T2495 VIEWS OF SILVERTON LOT#1 3.042 Acres Call Michael at ext. 314 at ext. 324, Ryan at ext. 322 $399,800 High Visibility BARELAND/LOTS $210,000 (WVMLS#743882) (WVMLS#741131) #T2524-1930’s HOME 3 BR, 2 BA 2167 Commercial sqft Call Chuck at ext. 325 $379,950

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