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Area kids seek, find Scoop

Thu., Sept. 4, 2008, midnight

Scoop Reporter was spotted hiding among advertisements in last week’s Voices by the following seven winners, who are this week’s Honorary Cub Reporters and are eligible to receive free ice cream.

Congratulations to:

•Katelyn Bumbeck, 5, who attends Assumption School and is the daughter of Lisa Bumbeck. Katelyn spotted Scoop hiding on page 9 of the North Side Voice.

•Emily Meyers, 9, asked her mom, Jan Myers, to wake her up at 6:30 a.m. so she could run out and get the paper to find Scoop. Find him she did, on page 12 of the Valley Voice. Emily attends Ponderosa Elementary School.

•Jessi Wood, 11, a Hallet Elementary School student in Medical Lake and whose mom is Janiece Dallmann, found Scoop on page 7 of the West Plains Voice.

•Christopher Coles, 11, found Scoop on page 11 of the South Side Voice. He attends Hamblen Elementary and is the son of Michelle Klein.

•Tyler Siegford, 10, who attends Betty Keifer Elementary in Rathdrum, found Scoop on page 4 of the Prairie Voice. His mom is Corrie Siegford.

•Michaela Honner, 11, who attends Lake City Junior Academy in Coeur d’Alene and is the daughter of Ron and Margo Honner, spotted Scoop in Saturday’s Handle Extra.

•Peter Bautista, 10, a Greenacres Elementary School student, found Scoop hiding in Saturday’s Valley Voice. He is the son of Lualhati Bautista.

If you didn’t win last week, no worries – Scoop is hiding in today’s paper, too. See contest details on page 2. Find Scoop to win scoops of free ice cream!

Spokane Valley

Lumberjack show at county fair

The Spokane County Interstate Fair will feature the International Lumberjack Show from Friday through Sept. 14.

The show will include performers competing in ax throwing, log rolling, spring board, two-man cross cut and the new pole climb event.

Performances will be daily on the South Lawn at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center.

The Super Science Company will display “Fun with Physics” in Ag Building A Friday through Sept. 14. The exhibit is interactive science fun and education for children, teens and adults. It includes mind bogglers, simple machines, Newton’s Laws and more.

Tuesday is Senior Day at the Fair. Seniors 65 and older will receive free admission and enjoy senior games and activities in the conference center in the west end of Bay 1. Activities run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, visit

CYT to hold auditions

Christian Youth Theatre of Spokane will hold auditions for “Peter Pan” and “A Christmas Story” on Sept. 12 at 6205 E. Mansfield Ave., from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For audition details and information, call 487-6540 or visit

Green Bluff

Hillbilly musical at Green Bluff

Feuding mountain clans come to Green Bluff as the Old Orchard Theatre presents “Hee Haw Hayride,” a rollicking hillbilly musical comedy about forbidden love, a 200-year-old mountain feud and greedy New York publishers who scramble to be the first to tell the tale.

Show times are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through September, and 1 p.m. Sundays through September. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the door. Go to for more information.

The Green Bluff Grange is near the intersection of Day Mount Spokane Road and East Green Bluff Road, next to the Harvest House and across from the Green Bluff United Methodist Community Church.

East Central

Frameworks fundraiser

Community Frameworks will host a community fundraiser at Lone Canary Winery, 109 S. Scott St., on Sept. 18 to educate the public on their community housing efforts.

The event will include wine tasting by winemaker Mike Scott and hors d’oeuvres.

A short program, “Building Vibrant Communities,” will highlight the nonprofit Community Frameworks’ local affordable housing and homeownership activities and will feature local project partners and new homeowners who have benefited from the organization’s efforts.

Tickets are $35 per person. For reservations or more information call 484-6733, Ext. 121, or e-mail annp@community Space is limited and reservations are requested by Sept. 12.

– From staff reports

Spokane County

Golf tourney for Guilds’ School

The 17th Annual Wendy’s Classic Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 15 at the Spokane Country Club, 2010 W. Waikiki Road. The proceeds of this benefit two-person, best ball golf tournament benefit the Spokane Guilds’ School and Neuromuscular Center.

The day includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner, prizes and an auction. The shotgun start begins at 1 p.m. The cost is $250.

For more information or to register, call Dan Nagy at 326-6333, Debbie Leslie, 448-3717, or register online at

– Lisa Leinberger


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