Diners eat on Dec. 31, 2022, at Stokes Landing Senior Center for a community breakfast. The center is trying to find a new head cook after Sharon Timms, who is 80, retried recently in 2023.

IRRIGON — Change is coming to Irrigon’s Stokes Landing Senior Center kitchen following the retirement of head cook Sharon Timms.

“I told our board that I would be turning 80 in a couple of weeks and that I would be retiring because it’s just getting too hard for me,” she said.

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Beau Glynn is a Reporter with the Hermiston Herald. He grew up in Pilot Rock, Oregon and went to the University of Oregon, where he majored in English. 

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