Reader’s Choice: Lewis Talk’s Most-Read Stories in July

Summer is all about traditions and family. This month’s most-read stories from LewisTalk reflect our reader’s interest in history and local people, with four amazing stories about people and places in Lewis County. Make sure you didn’t miss reading the top July articles.

1. Remembering the Town of Riffe

Sokol’s Riffe General Store was a popular hangout for youth in Riffe and a great place to stop for travelers heading over the mountain pass. This photo was taken in 1948. Photo courtesy: Buddy Rose Collection

Ever been to Riffe Lake and paused to wonder about the trees beneath the water’s surface? Writer Jessica Rush did and the result is a fascinating look back at the lost town at the bottom of the Lake.

 

2. Russ Lunders Teaches Jewelry Making to Generations

Mary Dawn Kurtzbein works with her silversmithing instructor, Russ Lunders at Centralia College.

For the past 15 years, Russ Lunders has been teaching jewelry making at Centralia College to a room maxed out with students. Writer Nancy Keaton shares why students keep coming back to his classroom.

3. Toledo FFA: A Ball Family Tradition

John Ball has been the advisor for the Toledo FFA for 23 years. It’s a passion his entire family shares. Writer Kristina Lotz shares an inside look at this family and what FFA means to them and the community.

4. Editor’s Pick: Preserve Your Memories at Book N Brush

The talented staff at Book N Brush can find the perfect way to display your cherished photos. Photo credit: Marissa Dykman

Do you have stacks of photos waiting to be displayed? What about those family heirlooms that gather dust in the attic? A large part of history is preserving it. Writer Marissa Dykman shares how the Book N Brush can help you be a family historian.

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