Kids draw, write for special section

The Chieftain hopes our readers enjoy both the Christmas drawings, sponsored by many local businesses, and writings that appear in a special secion of the this issue. At least one class writing was edged out because of space and will appear in next week's paper. Merry Christmas! Download the Dear Santa Special Section

Sno-Park permits now required

As winter sets in, it's time to prepare for favorite winter activities. Oregon's Sno-Park program helps by providing parking at about 100 winter recreation areas, or Sno-Parks, across the state.

There are Sno-Parks throughout Oregon's mountain passes and in most ski, snowmobile, and snow play areas. These areas are posted with signs identifying them as Winter Recreation Areas. Anyone who parks in a Sno-Park from Nov. 15-April 30 needs a valid permit displayed on the windshield of their vehicle.

Seasonal permits cost $15, three-day permits are $7 and a daily permit is $3. They are available at DMV offices and from winter resorts, sporting goods stores, and other retail outlets. Agents are allowed to charge an additional service fee for the permits they sell.

Grandson in contest at Oakland Raider game

Anders Pace, the nine-year-old son of Mary Kay and Bob Pace of Winnemucca, Nev., and grandson of Ann Hayes of Joseph, and Dorothy and Jack Pace of Enterprise, will be a contestant in the punt, pass and kick contest at the Oakland Raiders football game on Dec. 22 at 1 p.m. The contest will be held between quarters and during half time.

Anders reached this level of the competition by placing in the top five in eight different sectional contests. He is representing Nevada, Southeast Idaho, Western Utah and portions of California. The game will be televised on CBS.

Jebel Ronde Ranch joins Angus group

Jebel Ronde Ranch, Enterprise, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports John Crouch, executive vice president of the national breed registry organization in St. Joseph, Mo.

The American Angus Association, with more than 36,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef cattle registry association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 14 million registered Angus.

Account set up

An account has been set up at Community Bank for Joy Kuppinger to help the family defray expenses.

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