Four-year-old Jessica Dilbone of Albany gets a lift from Phil and Jewell Stanley while participating in Memory Walk 2000. They were among the dozens of walkers to participate in the fundraiser, which raised money for Alzheimer's research. The one-and-a-half mile walk started at Alterra on Grand Prairie Road and ended at Quails Run at the Mennonite Village.
Issac leads his horse Kasey back to his stall during a horse therapy class at the Children's Farm Home last week. The class at the Corvallis psychiatric treatment facility teaches kids how to care for and ride horses.
Jack Pantry from Portland works on a O scale train car during The Great Northwest Model Train Show & Swap Meet at the Linn County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. 320 vender tables representing 7 states with 9 operating train track layouts from clubs and individuals make up the show.
Cortney Menor (center), 8, checks out her loot with Trevor Denley, 5, in front of Two Rivers Market Saturday afternoon during a round of trick-or-treating at downtown businesses. In addition, kids ranging in age from preschool to 12 got a chance to show off their original Halloween costumes in a costume contest.
Green Acres School aid Zelda Uhden from Lebanon helps Stevie Mendoza with his pumpkins at Grandpa's U-pick Pumpkin Patch Monday afternoon. Students from Shirly Badge's Basic Skills class took home Indian corn and pumpkins.
West Albany head custodian Carl Smith holds a "five" over the scoreboard during the civil war soccer game against south while Barbara Lowder keeps score. Smith made the pole with a "five" on one side and a "six" on the other because a technical glitch in the scoreboard controls counts up between 7 and 4. The scoreboard controls malfunctioned earlier in the season but when it was sent to Portland for repairs it came back still counting down 876784321. Smith said the controls will be sent back up once the season is over.
Albany Police officer Jerry Morris uses the public address system in his car to evacuate residents in the Oak Park Terrace neighborhood after a fire caused a chlorine plume to leak from the Ormet Plant in Albany, Ore. Wednesday Oct. 4, 2000.
Tanner Duke, 4, left and Blaine Ernst, 4, enjoy a snack break in an oak grove park setting at the turn around point of the ride. The two children were among 16 Linn Benton Community College/Central Linn Preschool students to ride with parents and chaperones on the ride around the Sprenger farm.
Britney Todd, 19, of Corvallis adjust the heat of her bunson burner while Sheri Fleury, 23, of Sweet Home, Stan Kelly, 31 of Lebanon and Blayne Watkins, 19, of Sweet Home watch during David Benson's Chemistry 121 class. The limited ventilation area for the burners is one portion of the science labs the ballot measure may remedy.
Betty Bendel, her daughter Lisa Post and Bendel's grandchildren Tylor Post, 10, and Jordan Post, 4, watch a opossum that Tylor calls "Harold" eat popcorn from a bird feeder in their back yard or their Queen Avenue home. Betty said she had been watching it for more than 3 hours on Thursday. the animal visits the bird feeder daily for a snack of popcorn.
Members of the Southern Belles and Gent dance team perform for parents, friends and family at the dance clinic Saturday afternoon. Participants ranged in age from kindergarten to high school. 175 kids signed up for the clinic, which was held at South Albany High School.
Lorraine Fandel (center), who has been a volunteer with FISH of Albany for five years, concentrates while sorting food during the FISH food drive Saturday morning at First United Methodist Church. Fandel was one of 200 volunteers who gave their time to help Albany families.