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August 31, 2023

BENEFIT RAFFLE FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT Bill Shoup of the Swan Valley Volunteer Fire Department stands in front of the facility housing the department's equipment. A benefit raffle to raise operating funds for the department features a drawing for a $10,000 log home shell donated by Rustics of Lindbergh Lake. Tickets for the drawing which will be held Monday, Sept. 5, 1988 are available from Swan Valley businesses. You need not be present to win and tickets are $25 each or five for $100. Shoup said 1,000 tickets were made available with around half of those sold by this week. Shoup also drew attention to the new sign above the garage doors that was donated by Boyd and Virginia Kessler of the Condon Sign Shop.

Twenty Years Ago

Thursday, August 28, 2003

Weather is a blessing...high in the Mission Mountains Wilderness

By Gary Noland

An earlier invitation to take photos on the front line at the Crazy Horse Fire hadn't taken into consideration that rains late Friday and Saturday morning would make possible a break in fire activity and action.

So even though the only action was high in the Mission Mountains Wilderness west of Lindbergh Lake, we trekked as fas as our energy allowed and found some hand crews at work.

We didn't get the "flame jumping" photos we might have gotten a day or so earlier, b...

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