News That Matters To Antelope County - Your News. Your Way. Every Day!
© Pitzer Digital, LLC
Longevity was recognized Monday during the annual Orchard Fire Department awards banquet. Held at L Bar B in Clearwater, Orchard Fire president Josh Stelling and assistant chief Pat Bergman presented the awards.
Among those recognized were Duane Risinger for 40 years with the department. Risinger served as the assistant fire chief for one year and has been the chief for the last 38 years. He’s been an EMT for 37 years.
“The man, the myth, the legend,” Stelling said with a laugh. “He’s put quite a lot of time and non-paid effort into this.
Also honored for longevity were Jordan Volden, five years; Barb Schwager, 10 years; Dale Allar, 10 years; Dr. Troy Dawson, 15 years; Dennis Cooper, 20 years; Steve Dempster, 20 years; Todd Stelling, 20 years; Sylvia Cleveland, 35 years; and Todd Erb, 35 years.