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Blazing the trail-city engineers stake Elliot Lake

Spring morning at the hidden pond
Spring morning at the hidden pond

Kennewick city engineers started field work this week for a proposed pedestrian and bicycle trail along Elliot lake and anticipate construction to begin by spring.

Heath Mellotte, design service manager, says the project is in the preliminary stage.

“We’re still working on the details, but we want to give everybody a heads up that we’re starting to plan this putting stakes out there and don’t want to catch anyone off guard,” Mellotte said.

Skipping Christmas

frosty It was last Christmastime I read John Grisham’s novel Skipping Christmas. I was about two pages into it when I said to myself, this should be a movie.
At my writer’s critique group I told them about this book and said “It should be a movie.”
Judy looked at me and said, “It is a movie.”

Granting a holiday wish-some assembly required

In the season of giving I’m fulfilling the holiday wish of a child in a low-income family. The boy—he’s five, wants either Spiderman action figures or—get this—his first bike. Me, the big softy I am, bought a Spiderman bike. How ingenious and cool is that, right? Add a Spiderman helmet, BOOM. Load up the sleigh and let’s go – until I realized part of this philanthropic gesture would include me assembling the bike.