Burnt River Ditch

In 1863, some work was done on a ditch which had been surveyed from Clarks Creek mines to Burnt River, and the next year a company was incorporated to prosecute the work, under the name of the Burnt River Ditch company, W. H. Packwood, Jasper Hall, Robert Kitchen and Lamar stockholders. There was not much



Maxwell, Adele – Obituary

Adele Maxwell Died at Age 95; Noted School Teacher 50 Years Adele Powell Maxwell 95, whose life was school teaching in the small communities of this Eastern Oregon region, but whose later years were on a ranch near Vale, died March 17, 1991, at the Columbia Basin home in The Dalles. Graveside service was held



Smith, Jacquelyn D. Aycock Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Jacquelyn D. Smith, 66, of Enterprise, and a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 1, 2004, at her home. Her funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Funeral Home in Enterprise. Interment will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Lyle Cemetery in Lyle, Wash. Jackie was born on



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