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Articles by Lori Bledsoe

By: Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     The San Diego County Board of Education sat at Joan MacQueen Middle School Gymnasium to conduct a Public Hearing on the Proposed Change o Election System and Establishment of Trustee Areas for the Governing Board of the Grossmont High School District.  The meeting was called to order just after 6 p.m.

By Lori Bledsoe
For The Alpine Sun
     The  Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation held their annual Pow Wow on the Weekend of September 11.  Participants from all over the state, as well as drawing from some of the other western regions.
     The Pow Wow originally meant celebration, and when everyone gathered for this special event, it was a true celebration with all the traditional costume, song and dance. This event allows for a true immersion of the heretage of the tribal communities.

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     For those of you who enjoy visiting the Pine Valley County Park and it’s serene lawns, and wonderful walking trail, you will notice that they have just completed an extensive remodel of their ball fields.  

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     Pine Valley pulled it off again, and with what was rumored to be only two months of planning, some said, the parade this year was better than ever.  Pine Valley kicked off their annual Pine Valley Days, beginning on Friday night with music in the park creating a festival atmosphere.  Then on Saturday morning the big event began rolling down Pine Boulevard.  

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
      The small, tight community situated on the peak of Marshall Road was faced with a tragedy after two years of neighborhood strife.  Across from the corner of Marshall Road and Marshall Way the single-family dwelling burned leaving one victim dead on Tuesday May 12 around noon.
      The resident of the burned house, Darrell King, perished in the fire. According to the neighbors, he was not well liked and he was in the process of being evicted from the home..

The Alpine Sun
To see a name, or a face on a memorial display, is often not enough to know the hero that made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  It is when you can connect with that face, in a personal way that it all seems real, and touches your heart in a way that makes each face matter to you personally. Over 700 names and faces grace the transitional walls of the Remembering our Fallen, from California exhibit that is now on display at the Alpine Community Center.  

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun

It was just over thirteen months ago when the plea went out to everyone to pray for Kylie, God’s littlest warrior.  Kylie Elizabeth Rowand was diagnosed with stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma, on December 30, 2013, at the age of 19 months. The cry for support went out over social media, news media, email, and flyers,

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
The Alpine Kiwanis Youth Olympics welcomed over 50 children who competed in twelve different activities.  Beginning at 8:30 a.m. children registered and received their bib and their Olympian pin.  

During this season of gift giving, and trying to deliver (or have delivered) the perfect gift to a special someone that means the world to you, don’t forget to read the fine print.  Tuesday was my mom’s birthday, and unfortunately for me, Tuesday is a very busy day for me, and I am not able to travel down to La Mesa on that day.
I thought the perfect gift would be to have a beautiful flower arrangement delivered to her door, just to let her know that I hadn’t forgotten her birthday.

Over thirty people showed up first thing Friday morning at the Baron’s Marketplace Job Fair.  The fair focused on introducing Baron’s mission, collecting applications, and interviewing potential candidates.  Baron’s is hoping to open in our town this fall.