Mission Mahalo ships off boxes of  toiletries and treats to overseas troops

Mission Mahalo ships off boxes of toiletries and treats to overseas troops

Fifty-four boxes were packed and shipped to Afghanistan on May 31, which arrived in time for...

Chrissy Kelly-Pettit is perfect to play Marian the librarian in 'The Music Man'

Chrissy Kelly-Pettit is perfect to play Marian the librarian in 'The Music Man'

The singer/actress waited months to audition for the Broadway Rose role Most people take a trip...

King City Music Club's open mic allows members to display musical abilities

King City Music Club's open mic allows members to display musical abilities

Monthly venue showcases many talented people Since the King City Music Club started three years...

Velda Metelmann at 91 earns a master's degree in interdisciplinary studies

Velda Metelmann at 91 earns a master's degree in interdisciplinary studies

She first went back to college at 86 to complete her undergraduate degree Velda Metelmann just...

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by: BARBARA SHERMAN - SHARING HIS TALENT - Dennis Pollmann, shown with his wife Eva, has a portable drawing board that he carries around the house to sketch on when inspiration hits, and he will now be drawing cartoons for the Regal Courier's editorial page.
June 24, 2014

Designer takes up drawing cartoons in retirement as well as…

by Barbara Sherman
Dennis Pollmann designed food-service facilities for decades before becoming a cartoonist Dennis Pollmann has offered to share his artist talents with Regal Courier readers by drawing monthly…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - TALENTED IN MANY AREAS - Jo Ann Brinkman leads the King City Music Club Chorus during rehearsals and at the open mics, including the June 2 event shown in this photo.
June 24, 2014

King City Music Club Chorus practices every Monday for future…

by Barbara Sherman
Jo Ann Brinkman is the director, and Muriel Dresser accompanies the group With about two dozen members, the King City Music Club Chorus has a lot of fun at its weekly practices and always has…
by: CHRIS RYAN/BROADWAY ROSE THEATRE COMPANY - SELLING DREAMS - Marian Paroo (Chrissy Kelly-Pettit), Winthrop Paroo (Josiah Bartell) and Harold Hill (Joe Theissen) offer a glimpse of what life was like in River City, Iowa, in 1912, which is the setting of  'The Music Man.'
June 24, 2014

'Music Man' marches into town June 26 through July 20

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
The mainstage show will be performed at the Deb Fennell Auditorium The Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 2014 season of Brass 'n' Sass with the iconic Broadway musical, "The Music…
by: COURTESY OF MISSION MAHALO - FOURTH OF JULY IN AFGHANISTAN - U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan sent photos of Fourth of July gifts they recently received from Mission Mahalo.
June 24, 2014

Troops in Afghanistan on receiving end of Mission Mahalo boxes

by Barbara Sherman
Troops are appreciative of the decorations, toiletries and treats they received Mission Mahalo volunteers gathered in the King City Clubhouse on May 31 to pack up 54 boxes of hygiene items and…
June 01, 2014

Libraries across county launch Summer Reading program on Sunday

by Beaverton Valley Times
All ages are invited to sign-up and log hours for prizes Today is the day for the official launch of the 2014 Washington County Cooperative Library Services Summer Reading program. Readers of…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - DETECTIVE WORK LEADS TO LETTERS' OWNER - Barb Clair, shown in her Summerfield home, was grateful that a woman in Washington connected her dad's lost letters with a blog Barb's son Chris wrote about his granddad, which led to them being returned.
May 30, 2014

World War II letters come home after being lost in transit

by Barbara Sherman
A stranger reunites Barb Clair with her dad's heartfelt letters written from the warfront Earle Nichols served with distinction in the U.S. Army in counter-intelligence during World War II but…
by: COURTESY OF BILLIE REYNOLDS - LEAVING THEIR MARK - Billie and Bill 'Red' Reynolds walked up and down many sets of stairs while working in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade for the National School Bus Association.
May 30, 2014

Billie and Red Reynolds made history wherever they lived and…

by Barbara Sherman
Couple produced movies, made school buses safer and navigated Washington, D.C.'s corridors of power during their 31 years of marriage Billie Reynolds moved to King City in 2003 and jumped right…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - THREE IN A MILLION - Gathered together on a recent ladies' play day near the site of their respective golf triumphs are Jane Brown (left), Marilyn Launder and Joann Casciato.
May 30, 2014

Trio of golfers joins 'Hole-in-One Club'

by Barbara Sherman
Summerfield golfers all hit the jackpot on No. 9 Three members of the Summerfield Women's Golf Club have joined the prestigious Hole in One Club with all scoring aces on the ninth hole over the…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - SELFLESS GIVING - Deer Creek Elementary School counselor Dianne Wilson poses with some leadership students in front of the bus after all the PJs have been loaded.
May 30, 2014

Deer Creek students are very good at 'stuffing the bus'

by Barbara Sherman
They contribute hundreds of pairs of pajamas during fifth annual Caring Closet drive On April 25, students at Deer Creek Elementary participated in the fifth annual Stuff the Bus, an event to…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - CONSTRUCTION ZONE - King City Pro Shop manager Harold Washam is on duty despite temporarily working in a construction zone.
May 30, 2014

King City Pro Shop turns into construction zone but is still…

by Barbara Sherman
More amenities will be available once the project is complete The King City Pro Shop has been undergoing a major renovation since late April, and despite the construction chaos going on around…

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