Reader Visits

September 9, 2014
Reader Visits

       Readers Dan and Kathey (Benner) Birdsell, Deer Park residents, visited the Dickerson farm this harvest along with their cousin Jerry Birdsell a native of north central Kansas. Jerry farms the land Marion Birdsell (Dan’s great grandfather) lived on before he came west about 130 years ago.  Jerry farms wheat, soybeans and...

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150 Years of Marriage

September 9, 2014
150 Years of Marriage

  Couples Frank and Billie Watson, Tracey and April Eriksen and Craig and Fern Feenan invite friends to celebrate a combined 150 years of marriage on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the St. John Community Building from 2-5 p.m.

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Paragliders complete journey at St. John football field

September 9, 2014
Paragliders complete journey at St. John football field

  On a balmy July 10 evening, 35 paragliders descended on the St. John football to complete a 204k single flight from Chelan Butte earlier that day; 125 people made the attempt. Unsuccessful flyers were tracked and shuttled safely home. The 2014 US Paragliding...

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Letting loose on the Palouse, sprint boat racing returned Aug. 23

September 9, 2014
Letting loose on the Palouse, sprint boat racing returned Aug. 23

Fear Not sprint boat driver Clint Birch and navigator Ranae Faircloth, both from Oregon, power through the race pattern at Webb’s Slough on Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Fear Not and other sprint boat teams returned to St. John on Saturday, Aug. 23, for...

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USPS

July 8, 2014

USPS set to expand St. John hours to 8 hours Over a year ago, residents packed the Denton Building to make the case for a fulltime post office. The effort failed, until now. According to eastern Washington Manager Post Office Operations, Carol Rebstock, the...

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