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Hells Canyon Journal, March 18, 1987 Page 9 Sen. Timms Recommends ii TVCC Forms Are A vailable Vinita Howard has passed 3. In this same section, on to me your interest in Legislative Counsel has indi- introducing some amend- cated that the law does not ments to the classified li- allow us to accept a person cense law that would resolve who is self-employed to cer- problems brought to our tify that he or she is "qua]i- attention since the law took effect in October. There are five changes we believe would help resolve problems and further ease the conversion process. 1. Section 12, Chapter 608, fied and competent" to oper- ate Class 1 or 2 vehicles. Our administrative rule allows self-certification and we be- lieve it should as long as the person' s driving record meets the criteria establish- 1985 Session Laws: Lan- ed in the law. This language guage needs to be added to also would need a provision this section to clearly provide to cover those self-employed that a license issued prior to drivers who we have allowed October I, 1986 remains to certify since October I. valid until it is due to be This change also should renewed in person at a please people who have been Motor Vehicles Division field driving trucks for years but office, not just until it ex- who are self-employed. pires. Joan Robinsonin Leg- 4. We have had some islative Counsel has indica- employers object, on advice ted she believes the langu- of their lawyers, to certifying age is not. as clear as our that a driver is "qualified intentions, and competent." They pre- 2. Section 12a, Chapter fer that the reference be a 608 i985 Session Laws: The statement that a driver is paragraph limiting the con- "experienced" in the opera- version schedule of already tion of the classes of vehicles Students who wish to ap- license under the old law if ply for Treasure Valley Com- the law allowed people with munity College academic only a driver license to convert to a Class 1, 2 or 3 license. To do so, they would need to provide evidence that they have been driving vehicles in those classes. They would need a good driving record with us and, for a Class I or 2, would also need to provide a medical certificate. If you decide to proceed with a bill, we will be glad to scholarships must submit their applications by April 15. Scholarship forms and ap- plications for admission are available through high school counselors and the TVCC Scholarship Commit- tee. Interested students must submit the scholarship forms, admissions applica- tions and transcripts to the work with Legislative Coun- Scholarship Committee, 650 sel in suggesting appropriate College Boulevard, by the language. Vinita also indicated your interest in learning more about the federal law which passed late last year. A summary of that legislation, prepared by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Admim'strators, is enclosed. Tony DeLorenzo, our Assist- ant Administrator for Driver Services, attended a work- shop in Washington, D.C. late last month to try to learn' April 15 deadline. Bingo News The Baker Business and Professional Women's Club of Baker are again offering two $300 scholarships to deserving Baker County stu- dents or adults wishing to attend an accredited post- highschool training pro- gram. Persons applying need not necessarily be a senior, but must be a graduate of a high school and be a resident of Baker County. The B&PW Committee will consider not only scho- lastic ability, but also activi- ties and financial need in their final choice. Halfway VFW Post #7847 Bingo will call 58 numbers for $60 this Friday, March 21, 7:00 p.m. Charlene Immoss won the $75 blackout at American Legion Bingo last week. Fifty-six numbers for $50 will be called this Saturday, March 21, 7:00 p.m. at Eagle tee Chair, A completed application form along with a copy of high school transcript and any other pertinent informa- tion must be made available to the committee by April 10, 1987..Application forms may be obtained at Baker County High Schools or from Peggi Timm, Scholarship Commit- Baker County licensed driver-chauffeurs to involved, more about the plans under Valley Grange, Richland. Courthouse. the first 18 months under 5. In this same section, we way in the U.S. Department t.lassifieds should be deleted could ease the conversion of Transportation. As you allo , . ,process to pro vSs O CL eady licensed can see, there are a number The Very Latest ntinue ':t rottgii0tlt the cirivers were 'NOT re. of deadlines that agency bight year conversion, quired to have achauffeurs must make in adopting rulesIn TV Receivers at the federal level. i St. Jude Bik Ride May 311 St. Jude Children's Re-mentofpatientsthroughout Administrator I search Hospital officials an- the United States and 29 THANK YOU S I=1 1:3 - 40 (30 nounced today that Mr. Dan- foreign countries, St. Jude has provided the world's doctors with the best meth- ods of treating their own young cancer patients. This life-saving knowledge is giv- en freely and with no charge to any other hospital or private physician. St. Jude Hospital's dra- matic progress has been made possible primarily by voluntary contributions rai- sed through events such as the "Wheels for Life" bike rides organized by concern- ed citizens all over America. According to Leavell, the ride will be held on May 30; if it rains it will be postponed to June 6. iel Leavell will chair the Hospital's "Wheels for Life" bike ride in Halfway this spring. This ride will raise funds to support the Hospital's battle against childhood cancer and other illnesses being studied. Founded in 1962 by enter- tainer Danny Thomas, St. Jude Hospital has become the world's largest center for the study of childhood cancer and is the only institution dedicated solely to the treat- ment and study of catas- trophic childhood diseases. The Hospital is non-sectari- an and interracial. In addition to direct treat- ,Huge Spring Fix-Up Sale! ', VALUES ON ALL THESE , Wallpaper Dear Friends... I want to thank everyone for their prayers, flowers, cards, food and calls while I was in the hospital. It seems good to be home again even if I'm still on medication. Thanks to Dr. Robert Mc- Him for his constant care, to the nurses and the thought- ful Sisters. 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