Friday, January 10, 2014
NESPELEM A memorial powwow in honor of the late Jeannie R. Moon and Sharon C. Redthunder is planned Saturday at the Nespelem Community Center, 4000 Lower Columbia River Road.
The event is set for 1-10 p.m., with grand entries at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. A dinner break and family giveaway will be at 5 p.m.
Three drums have been invited. Mike Squeochs will serve as emcee.
Moon died July 25, 2013, at age 76. Redthunder died Jan. 13, 2013, at age 67. They were sisters-in-law.
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State Department of Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Dan Christensen recorded this video of the release of a mama bear and her three cubs Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. The bears were captured in a tree at Esther Bricques Winery near Ellisforde. The original video was much longer. We've edited out several minutes of footage between the cubs leaving the first trap and the mama and cub leaving the second trap. Enlarge