Retirement set for
Garfield County sheriff
POMEROY - A reception for retired Garfield County Sheriff Larry Bowles is set for July 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pataha Flour Mill.
Bowles retired June 1 after 24 years of employment with Garfield County.
Refreshments and snacks will be served. At 2 p.m. a presentation ceremony will honor Bowles' accomplishments and service to the community.
Donations toward gifts will be accepted and can be mailed to Ben Keller, P.O. Box 882, Pomeroy, WA 99347.
Those planning to attend should RSVP to 509-843-3951, 509-790-1210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants sought for
housing board vacancy
WALLA WALLA - Applicants are being sought to fill a seat on the Walla Walla County Housing Authority Board.
The board oversees management and operations of the Farm Labor Homes housing development. Board members are volunteers who are appointed to five-year terms by the county commissioners. The board meets on the third Thursday of the month.
Applications are available at the Housing Authority office at the Walla Walla Farm Labor Homes or by calling 525-6853. Applications are also available from the Walla Walla County Commissioners' office, 314 W. Main St. in Walla Walla, or by calling 524-2505.
Applications must be returned to the county commissioners' office no later than July 13.
Concert to use instruments from around the world
DAYTON - A free concert will be held Friday at the Dayton Memorial Library, 111 S. Third St.
Four Shillings Short will present Celtic/folk/world music on about 30 different instruments from around the world.
Four Shillings Short is a husband and wife team, Aodh Og O'Tuama from Cork, Ireland, and Christy Martin from California.
Instruments they play include north Indian sitar, hammered dulcimer, mandolins, banjo, whistles, recorders, Medieval and Renaissance woodwinds, charango, bowed psaltery, guitar and a krumhorn.
The concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library.
Power failure blacks out
CP apartment complex
COLLEGE PLACE - A power failure blacked out an apartment complex on Puff Lane early Friday.
Twenty-four residents of the complex were without electricity after an underground cable failed at 1:04 a.m., said Tom Gauntt, Pacific Power spokesman.
Crews worked Friday morning to repair the line and restore power.
- U-B staff reports