The Art Library

Contributed by Carmen Summerfield -
The warehouse belongs to the SBK, short for Stichting Beeldende Kunst (Foundation for Visual Arts). It’s a sort of “art library.” The SBK has a vast and unique collection of modern art, consisting of original works of art reflecting the various movements and periods within the Dutch history of art, ranging from oil paintings from the 1950s to works by talented contemporary photographers.

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Erasing History

Contributed by Alan Larson -
The first documented non-Athabascan to navigate the CKN Trail was Captain Edwin F. Glenn in 1898. It was my ancestors who served as guides on Glenn’s journey. Later, miners would use these routes, and the trail would be identified as a RS 2477 federally protected Right-of-Way (ROW) under the mining law.

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Spirit

Contributed by Kelleigh Orthmann -
This sweet girl will need a home willing to provide lots of playtime with her but also be patient and understanding in her learning to be a house cat! She has done well with other cats, as for dogs, we do not know.

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Max

Contributed by Susan Fujimoto -
Max could use a family that can work off his energy and give him a lot of exercise. He likes to gobble up his food and treats because he is so excited so training would help to settle him down.

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A Horrible Night Out

Contributed by Debra McGhan -
At one point, Mark Wishall, one of the friends, decided to take off alone to check out other valleys around the area for better conditions. As the light began to fade the group decided to call it a day and head for the parking lot. Still unable to reach Wishall, Agosti and another friend, Ben Matlock, decided to ride up on a ridge to see if they could see Wishall and reach him by radio.

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Why Should Politics Be Our First Priority?

Contributed by Jessica Wright -
After nearly three years involved in politics, I felt a need to retreat to my previous life where politics were not the main focus. Recently, I grew tired of politics, so whenever my husband told me what happened to the showdown between President Trump and the House, regarding building the wall, or how the house in our state hasn’t formed the majority party, I kindly reminded him that I need a break…

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Our Biggest Night Yet

Contributed by Shyla Consalo -
It’s a cool and crisp Friday evening. Convalesce, a new local band formed at The Spot, brings their gear inside The Gathering Grounds Café. David Jenkins, vocalist and guitar player, starts setting up his guitar amp as new and familiar faces fill the venue…

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Truss Rods: Fact & Fiction

Contributed by Todd Farnsworth -
So, you got that guitar off Craigslist. You haggled on price because the action is an inch high, the fretboard hasn't been cleaned since its construction and the photo did it too much justice. No worries – you're handy and aren't opposed to applying a little elbow grease…

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Senior Education Classes

Contributed by Linda Myers-Steele -
Book club - “I Read What I Want to Read” - Tuesday, April 23, from 3:00PM to 4:00PM. Participants will be given an opportunity to share a summary of their book of interest with others. Learn from others about books that might interest you; future date, May 21.

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Thinking for Yourself

Contributed by Sandy May
Have you ever heard someone passionately tell you all about something they are interested in and you actually get really excited about it yourself? Then, perhaps you hear another side of the very same subject from another friend and you wonder, “Hmm. That sounds right too!”

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