8/29 News Briefs

Shane Marr and Shelley Frodsham

To Be Wed: Marr-Frodsham

Shelley Frodsham and Shane Marr, both of Seattle, Wash., will be married Saturday, Aug. 31 on a beach in Ocean Shores, Wash.

The bride-elect, daughter of Marv and Sue Frodsham, is a 1989 graduate of Woodway High School. She is employed by an X-ray Service and Equipment Co. as the office manager.

The groom-elect, son of Gary and Carol Marr of Enterprise and James and Maxine Mackin of Joseph, is a 1985 graduate of Enterprise High School. He also has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Eastern Washington University. He is currently employed by an auto insurance company as a claims representative.

Hiker carried out of wilderness

Robert Vojtech, 62, of Minnesota was carried out of the wilderness near the Two Pan trailhead up the Lostine River last week by eight members of the Wallowa County Sheriff's Search and Rescue unit. Vojtech had become unable to walk due to an undisclosed medical condition and had to be carried three miles to an awaiting private vehicle.

The call for help came at 6:28 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, when Vojtech's son Robert walked out to notify authorities of the problem. Carrying a litter in shifts, the eight volunteers reached the Two Pan trailhead at 2:15 a.m.

Portland backpackers Jeff Cumpston, Evan Cumpston, Grant Cumpston and Mark Engelstad took care of the 62-year old man while his son hiked out for help.

No injuries in North End rollover

Brian K. Perttu, 19, of Clarkston was not injured in a one vehicle rollover accident on Hwy. 3 near the Buford Ridge Road the evening of Aug. 11. The accident took place some 38 miles north of Enterprise.

Though not cited, the Oregon State Police report said that Perttu, traveling north, was driving too fast for the road conditions. He was pulling a small trailer in a construction zone with pea gravel on the highway at about 6:15 p.m. when the accident occurred.

UO names grads

Three Wallowa County residents are the 1,208 students who received degrees during commencement exercises at the University of Oregon in Eugene on Saturday, Aug. 17.

Shannon Marie Ables and Dayna Ann Terry, both of Enterprise, received masters degrees in education.

Ryan Ray Johnson of Joseph received a bachelor of science degree in geography.

Tour of duty: Seth Botts

Seth H. Botts has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.

Botts, a 1997 graduate of Joseph High School, has reported to Fort Benning, Columbus, GA, for basic training. He is the son of Linda L. and Rodney D. Botts of Imnaha Highway, Joseph.

FCCLA honors Marla Dotson

Marla Dotson, Joseph High School in Joseph was recently named as the recipient of the 2002 Spirit of Advising Award at the National Leadership Meeting, held July 7-11 in Minneapolis, Minn. This is an honor bestowed on only one FCCLA chapter adviser from each state.

The criteria that this award is based upon is the ability to recognize chapter advisers who are constantly faithful and often quietly working behind the scenes to ensure the success of their students.

FCCLA is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education.

The Joseph FCCLA chapter has over 30 members and Joseph High School senior, Jessie Botham, is serving as the current state president.

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