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Troop 259 Welcomes Three New Eagles to the Eagles’ Nest

By Bill Kirk On Saturday, Aug. 13, three new Troop 259 Eagle Scouts, Ethan Kwong, Tariq Celeste and Damian Thomson, were honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at Elks Lodge No. 6 on Riverside Boulevard. It was a

Mt. Whitney or bust!: Four leaders from Scout Troop 259 check Mt. Whitney off their bucket lists

Some ideas become reality, springing forth like so many dandelion tufts, exploding with the least provocation in a breeze. Others form slowly through wondering and contemplation which nudge an idea from concept through reality check to full-on execution. A recent

Troop 259 on the trail to the summit: Mt. Tallac

Recently a small group from Boy Scout Troop 259 hiked to the summit of Mt. Tallac, high above Lake Tahoe.  It was my first ascent of that peak which is a 9.6 mile round trip along the main trail from

Notes From The Eagles Nest: Three New Eagle Scouts Honored at Troop 259 Eagle Court of Honor

On Sunday, May 18, 2014, three new Troop 259 Eagle Scouts, Billy T. Hernandez, Robert Shirley and Joseph Krieg, were honored at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at Elks Lodge #6 on Riverside Boulevard. They were joined by family,

Adventures in the Great Outdoors: The Troop 259 trek that almost wasn’t

Five trekkers from Troop 259 have a lot to talk about after their recent six-day, 66-mile jaunt through Desolation Wilderness along the Pacific Crest Trail. The trek team included Eagle Scouts Matthew Puliz and Mark Matney, Star Scout Joseph Krieg