The 26th annual Wenaha Muzzleloaders spring rendezvous will be held April 25 through 27 on Griz Flats. Bring your own drinking water and make a side dish for the Saturday night buffalo stew feed. There are free camping sites for the tin tepees (trailers); semi-primitive sites are available. Toilets on site. Please have your pets on a leash. For information call Windtalker, 541-435-3049; Kentucky Wildcat, 541-432-4018; or Bull, 541-963-9198.

The annual Easter picnic at the Troy School went over with a full crowd. Food lined the room from one end of the room to the other. There were a lot of old faces and newcomers. People were also out on the lawn as we didn't have room inside. The weather with all the sunshine could not have been better.

Josh Lewis hid the Easter eggs for the little kids. There were around 35-40 there. I never saw so many children there. We had 64 adults and a good time was had by all. There were people from Spokane, Asotin, Anatone, Clarkston, Lewiston, Flora, Joseph, Enterprise and towns I probably forgot.

Shilo Oasis had a full house on Easter. They had a buffet dinner. Farrel said around 90 people came. All in all, Troy had a great day.

David Flynn said that there will be a fire suppressant meeting the first of May at 5 p.m. Matt Howard of the Wallowa office of forestry will be there. This will be a training session. People from all areas around Troy hopefully will be there. At 4 p.m. David Flynn will meet with the people of Troy and area. So put May 1 on your calendar.

News from the teacher in "Beyer's Buzz" newsletter: They had a good week, with Mrs. Beyers visiting to sharing in learning activities with the students and offering some of her tricks of the trades. This was her spring vacation from her school in Washington.

Good news - the school board approved the Seattle field trip. They will leave Troy Monday, May 17, and arrive at the Lewiston airport to depart at 9:05 a.m. They will then check in at Roosevelt Hotel and take the monorail to the Seattle Center. After lunch, they'll visit the Pacific Center (exhibits include Insect village, bats, dinosaurs, butterfly house and Jane Goodall's wild chimpanzees), and the Space Needle for a bird's eye view of the Space Needle.

Tuesday highlights include a Seattle Sights tour on the greyhound bus. They will visit the Chittenden Locke city center sports center, the University of Washington, the Queen Ann neighborhood and more. they will then visit Pikes Place Market, and in the afternoon the Woodland Park zoo. The bus will take them back to the hotel and dinner.

Two more days of the trip .... will come next week.

School pictures were scheduled to be taken Monday, April 21, and the Imnaha students were expected in Troy for a basketball exchange on Tuesday, April 22.

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