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PNR Election 2018

Electronic ballots using Election Buddy went out on Sunday, July 22 and paper ballots are being mailed on Monday July 23. The termination date for the election is August 20. A “test” ballot was used to confirm the electronic ballot and process before the actual ballot was sent.

Candidate Statements

Upcoming Events


2018

Aug 15 - Aug 19, Big Valley, AB
15th Annual Alberta Free-mo. An entire hockey rink filled with a modular layout! Event open to all Free-mo module owners across North America. Set up begins Thursday August 17th ; commence running on Friday and go until Sunday at 4:00PM. Public viewing is 10-4 on each day, and admission is free for viewing! Sponsored by: Calgary Free-mo, a 100% NMRA Group. Info:- www.calgaryfreemo.ca, info@calgaryfreemo.ca

Aug 17-19, Snoqualmie, WA
Snoqualmie Railroad Days 2018: 80 years of Trains, Timber, Traditions, a community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 King Street. Info:- www.railroaddays.com

Aug 19 (Sun), Wetaskiwin, AB
Alberta Central RAILWAY DAY. Pancake Breakfast Served from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. with admission ticket Beaver Tails Served from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Model Train Exhibits and Collectors Show; Exhibits and Telegraph Service Demonstrations; Train Rides, Speeder Rides, Wagon Rides; Spike Pounding Demonstrations; All-Inclusive fare of $8 per person aged 2 and older. Watch for the grand opening of the Grain Elevator Info:- www.abcentralrailway.com 780-352-2257 acrm@xplornet.com

Sep 7-9, Chehalis, WA
SP&S Historical Society Convention Info:- www.spshs.org

Sep 15-19, Bellingham, WA
Great Northern Historical Society Annual Convention Info:- www.gnrhs.org

Sep 15-16, Sherwood Park, AB
2018 Great Edmonton Model Train Show, 10 AM - 5 PM, Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Admission $10, $5 for youth 16 and under - children 4 and under FREE Layouts, displays, clinics, dealers and LEGO! Info:- www.mmrf.ab.ca email: trainshow@mmrf.ab.ca

Sep 16 (Sun), Burien, WA
Milwaukee Modeler's Meet. 10:00 - 5:00 Models as well as presentations on model, prototype and historic Milwaukee Road operations. Location: Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive 425 SW 153rd Street, Burien, WA. Info:- www.milwelectric.org/2017-fall-milwaukee-road-meet-september-16-burien-wa/

Sep 22 (Sat), Boise, ID
September Mini Meet September 22, 2018 Idaho Pizza 7100 W. Fairview Ave. Boise Opens 11:30 AM. Info:- jerryrthomas.jt@gmail.com

Sep 22-23, Calgary, AB
Railway Days at Heritage Park.10:00am-5:00pm. Double-heading of Heritage Park's two steam locomotives. Info:- www.heritagepark.ca/plan-your-visit/event-calendar/railway-days.html

Oct 6 (Sat), Battle Ground, WA
45th Annual Great Train Swap Meet 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Adults: $5, students $3, under age 6 free with adult. Battle Ground High School gym 330 Main St., Battle Ground WA From I-5 exit 11, take WA-502 East 8 miles direct to location Railroad models and materials in all scales and RR memorabilia Customer parking: North of gym off Parkway Ave. Vendor info: Larry Sprenkel 360-619-8899 larry.sprenkel@gmail.com Six-foot tables @ $20.00 Sponsored by Southwest Washington Model Railroaders of Vancouver, Washington.

Oct 13-14, Chilliwack, BC
Mount Cheam Lions Club Model Railway & Hobby Show, Sat 9am-5pm. Sun 10am-4pm. Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, (Freeway Exit #116) Parking by donation. Info:- Bob Jones Phone: 604-858-7659

Oct 13 (Sat), Calgary, AB
39th Annual Boomer Auction, Sponsored by South Bank Short Lines Association. St Andrews Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary. Setup and viewing 08:30am, dining car opens 09:30 am, auction starts at 10:00am. Info:- John Wrinch, (403) 281-5745, jawrinch@shaw.ca

Oct 13-14, Spokane, WA
River City Modelers open house, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99202. Visit the River City Western HO scale model train layout. The 45 x 40 ft. two-level layout is a work in progress. Much of the scenery is completed, track work is mainly done and details are being worked on. There are approximately 19 scale miles of main line track. Open from 4 to 8 PM on Saturday and Noon to 4 PM on Sunday. Contact 509-535-3462 for more information.

Oct 14 (Sun), Calgary, AB
CMRS Fall Mini Meet and Annual General Meeting, Glenmore Inn. Clinics, Show & Tell, Info:-www.calgarymodelrailway.ca/mini-meets.html

Oct 14 (Sun), Spokane, WA
The Spokane Train show by the River City Modelers. 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, Bldg. A, B & C, 404 N. Havana St. Over 200 tables of railroad related items for sale model & toy trains, photos, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings, Train memorabilia, old lanterns, signs, china, linens, switch locks & keys & much more. Operating train layouts in N, HO, S, O, and G Scales plus a very large Free-mo layout. Operations lifesaver will be there too. Admission $6.00, 12 & under free. For more information and table rentals contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220 or cell 509-991-2317, home 509-292-8332. Email: shirley@busnws.com

Oct 20 (Sat), Boise, ID
The 3rd Division Fall Meet at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Five Mile Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (Victory and Five Mile). Opens 8:00 AM. Info:- jerryrthomas.jt@gmail.com

Oct 20 (Sat), Edmonton, AB
MMRF Fall Swap Meet: Central Lion's Senior Citizens Recreation Centre 11113 113 St. 9AM-Noon, Admission $3, vendor tables $25 Info:- Ric Francoeur, swapmeet@mmrf.ab.ca www.mmrf.ab.ca

Nov 6-7, Rickreall, OR
Grange Flea Market and PSR Open House 9am-3pm. Hosted by the Polk Station Rail, Model Railroad Club. We are located on the 2nd floor of the Rickreall Grange Hall in Rickreall, Oregon on Hwy 99 with easy access Info:- www.trainweb.org/psr

Nov 10 (Sat), Kent, WA
Boeing Employees Model Railroad Club Annual Swap Meet, 525 4th Avenue North, Kent Commons. 9:30am-4:00pm. $8.00 admission, under 16 free. Info:- Ed Sherry, 550 SW Colewood Lane, Normandy Park, WA 98166; 206-244-3884 or swapmeet@bemrrc.com www.bemrrc.com

Nov 10-11, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2018 at the Pacific National Exhibition Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street. Saturday - 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm Adults $12, Seniors (60+) $10, Youth (6 to 15yrs) $6, Children under 6 Free, Family Rate $30, NMRA members $10. Info:- www.vancouvertrainexpo.ca

To add your activities to the 'PNR Train Orders' (regular member email), or this PNR web page, contact the Timetable Editor, Mark Johnson at (780) 436-2480,

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PNR Officers

President: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email:
Vice President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:
Secretary: Jerry Enders
Email:
Treasurer: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3455
email: nmradave@liessefamily.net
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Asst. Treasurer (US):
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Email: EELiesse@aol.com
Immediate Past President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:

PNR Committee Chairs

Achievement: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: gradiver@wavecable.com
Regional AP Information
      Ballot, USA: Volunteer wanted
Ballot, Canada: Richard A. Sutcliffe     
Phone: 604 467 4301
Email: ras1@uniserve.com
Contest: John DeSteese
Phone: 509-783-4665
email:
Convention:
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Education: Volunteer wanted
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
email:
Membership: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:
Nominations: Brian Stokes
Phone: 780-904-1168
Email:
PNR Registered Agent: Elaine Crueger
Phone: 541-847-5779
Email:
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Greg Kujawa
Phone: 406-589-6256
Webmaster: Mark Johnson
Phone: 780-436-2480
email:

PNR Divisions


All Division boundaries coincide with those of the Canadian Provinces and Territories or the American States except as described below:

1st Division: Southwestern Oregon
East Boundary: East borders of Crook and Deshutes counties and the Eastern border of Klamath county.
North Boundary: North borders of Lincoln, Benton, Linn, Deschutes and Crook counties.
South Boundary: South borders of Crook and Deschutes counties and the Oregon/California border.
West Boundary: Pacific Ocean.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/1div/
Superintendent: Rich Pitter
Email:
Tel: 541-636-3833

2nd Division: Northern Oregon and Southern Washington
South Boundary: The North boundaries of the Oregon counties of Lincoln, Benton, Linn, Deschutes and Crook.
East Boundary: The East boundaries of the Oregon counties of Gilliam And Wheeler and the East boundary of the Washington county of Klickitat.
North Boundary: The Northern Boundaries of the Washington counties of Klickitat, Skamania, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum.
West Boundary: Pacific Ocean.
Web: www.2dpnr.org
Superintendent: Charlie Comstock
email:
Tel: 503-628-6323

3rd Division: Southern Idaho and Eastern Oregon
West Boundary: The Western Boundaries are the West Boundaries of Oregon counties: Grant, Lake and Harney.
North Boundary: The Northern Boundary consists of the North borders of Oregon counties of Baker, Grant, Lake and Harney, also the North Borders of Idaho counties of Adams, Valley and Lemhi.
South Boundary: South borders of Idaho and Oregon states.
East Boundary: The East Borders of Idaho State.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/3div/
Superintendent: Jerry Thomas
Email:
Tel:

4th Division: Western Washington and Alaska
North Boundary: United States and Canadian border.
South Boundary: South boundary of Pacific and Lewis Counties.
East Boundary: East boundaries of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce, and Lewis Counties.
West Boundary: Pacific Ocean.
The entire state of Alaska is included in this division.
Web: 4dpnr.com
Superintendent: Russ Segner
Email:
Tel: 425-228-7327

5th Division: Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Montana
South Boundary: South boundaries of the Oregon counties of Wallowa, Union, Umatilla and Morrow, the South boundaries of Idaho county, and the South boundary of Montana state.
East Boundary: The East boundary of Montana.
West boundary: West boundary of the Oregon county of Morrow and the West boundaries of the Washington counties of Benton, Yakima, Kittitas, Chelan and Okanogan.
North Boundary: United States/Canadian border.
Web: www.pnr5d.org
Superintendent: Bill Fassett
Home: 509-468-4900
Cell 509-979-5205
email:

6th Division: Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories
West Boundary: The West boundary of the Province of Alberta and the west boundary of the Northwest Territories.
South Boundary: South border of the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
East Boundary: East Boundary of the Province of Saskatchewan and the East border of Northwest Territories.
North Boundary: The north boundary of the Northwest Territories.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/6div/
Superintendent: Ed Molenkamp
Phone: 780-455-1479
Email:

7th Division: British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.
East Boundary: East boundaries of the Province of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.
South Boundary: South Boundary of the Province of British Columbia.
West Boundary: The waters of the West coast line and the Eastern boundary of Alaska
North Boundary: The north boundary of the Yukon Territory
Web: 7divpnr.ca
Superintendent: John Martin
Email:
Phone: 604-594-9719

Most recent update (except for events): August 3, 2018
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