Stories for February 1988


Sunday, February 28

Wheat finds way across Pacific

Grain changes hands many times before it ends up in mouths

Ken Jants says he doesn't give much thought to the Japanese sponge cake or Korean crackers that result when his soft white wheat is cold, shipped across the pacific, milled and then baked."Honestly, I don't think I've ever stopped to think about what it m

Area residents aid missions

Groups travel abroad, raise money at home to help others

Melvin Weitz steers his 1950 Chevrolet, "the first new car I bought," past a small cattle stampede at the Southeastern Washington Fairgrounds.In the dust of the rushing herd, he parks, opens the trunk and withdraws the tools of his trade - a five-pronged