Chamber of commerce Manager Peggy Nevsimal reported at the group’s weekly luncheon meeting last Thursday that 11 new members had joined the chamber so far this year. She reported that 36 regular members had already paid their 2013 dues.
Could it be a sign of an early spring?
Sheila Whitelaw called last week to report that she saw a lone robin near her place, and some 30 or more cedar waxwings. They either flew left instead of right, or their arrival is a sign of good things to come.
No snow day
School Superintendent Dennis Carlson said Monday that most students made it to school despite about five inches of snow falling on the area. Several busses had a problem negotiating the Coulee Dam hill and some students to Center School and the Grand Coulee Dam Middle School were late. The traffic on the hill was stopped due to several rigs being unable to make passage. The hill was closed for about 45 minutes.