This is the first column of the Ghost Pine news in 2015.  I hope everyone had an enjoyable New Year’s Eve and if you are like me, are glad to get back into a  routine again.
Our whist players, believe it or not, did not play on New Year’s Day, but were back at it on Jan. 8. Those on top of the snowbank, throwing snowballs down below were Marlene Luijkx, Allan Olmstead, Sandra Meding, and Elizabeth Gorman. Those hardest hit were Jim Sailer, Marie Olmstead, Doreen Varga, and Pearl Hansen.

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Christmas festivities are winding down and everyone is getting ready to greet the New Year. We hope you all had a joyous Christmas and that 2015 will be filled with peace and happiness.
The Military Whist Elves have been hard at it through December. They met on Dec. 11 and those sitting on the chimney were Joan Tullikopf, Pearl Hansen, Bernice Huxley and Frank Richardson. Those covered with soot were Doreen Varga, Art Luijkx, John Tullikopf, Marie Olmstead. Feeling full of Christmas cheer, they m

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Christmas is fast approaching and with it, all the beautiful decorations and festivities. Let’s hope everyone can have a very happy Noel.
Speaking of festivities, the Arts Academy put on a community musical, which was a delight to listen to. The Jubellation Ringers performed, as did a string ensemble. Added to this was a vocal ensemble as well as the Community Choir. Attending such an event makes us realize how much talent we have in our own area. Something we can be mighty proud of.
Grace Reed an

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During the past two weeks, the weather has been quite pleasant. This really helps when there are so many community events going on in and around our town.
One of these events was the Christmas Market, which drew a large crowd. The vendors seemed happy and the people enjoyed visiting  and picking up gifts and other articles of interest.
The Military Whist people were back waving their flags on Nov. 13. Those at the top of the flag pole were Allen Huxley, Mic King, Marlene Luijkx and Mel Hansen

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