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Ephrata Woman Wins Really BIG Raffle

An Ephrata, Wash., woman won the grand prize of a $250,000 house in NIC Foundation's 18th annual Really BIG Raffle drawing this evening at Boswell Hall on North Idaho College's campus, attended by a crowd estimated at 2000. Donna Wallar was holding the winning ticket, No. 1961. Rain caused the event to be driven indoors. The Winners of other prizes included:

  • First place $20,000 car—Paul Wedeberg of Snohomish, Wash., with ticket #­­­­1448.
  • Second place $10,000 boat—Jennifer Erickson of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho with ticket #0173.
  • Third place $3,500 travel package—Lynda Orsburn of Spokane Valley, Wash., with ticket #3289.
  • Fourth place $2,000 shopping spree—Justin Millette of Spirit Lake, Idaho with ticket #0507.

The grand prize was built by NIC carpentry students. Complete NIC Press Room report here.



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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