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Page 8 Hells Canyon Journal May 8, 1996 Pellissier Wants GOP Court by Pat Garrigus Jim feels that land use in of the Hells Canyon Journal Baker County got offto a bad start and land use decisions Jim Pellissier, Republican have not been consistent. "In candidate with Jarri my travels over the county McClarin and Paul York, for I've heard concerns that the Baker County Commissioner Planning Department may be in the May 21 Primary elec- too controlled by the county tion, believes the position is a court and I want to get into full time position, that." "I'm afraid commissioners Jim Pellissier is married withotherjobs maynothave with 4 grown children. He the time to visit every corner served two years in the U.S. of the county. I believe Baker Army duringthe Korean con- County extends beyond the flict; he is a graduate of Or- city limits of Baker City. I've egon State University, with a been over all the roads in the degree in business adminis- county and I know the small tration, majoring in account- communities have problems, ing, and some lesser degrees. too. I'm semi-retired; I won't He worked for ten years as an be too busy rowing the boat to accountant and budget officer help command the ship," with the U.S. Department of Pellissiersaid. Agriculture Forest Service PeIlissier does not take and has spent over 30 years donations to help with his as managerofPellissierLive- campaign costs. "I don't want stock Transportation, Inc. to be obligated to anyone Pellissier said, "I under- when it comes time to east a stand government regula- vote." tions and taxation and how II I I,I WH PUBUC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: A Public Hearing on a pmposad zoning change will be held May 9, 1996, 7 p.m,, at the Senior/Community Center in Halfway. The rezoning of half of a lot by Terry and Susan Vaughan from Residential to Commercial/Residential was requested by the owners for the purpose of having the whole lot under one zone. Objections must presented at the hearing, either verbally or in writing, and must be specific in detail. Ivan R. Crow, Mayor City of Halfway 5/8 II PUBLIC NOTICE PINE RANGER DISTRICT OREGON YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS (OYCC) PROGRAM 1996 The Pine Ranger District, with the cooperation of the Pine Eagle High School, will be accepting applications for the Oregon Youth Conservation Corps (OYCC) Program from May 6, 1996 - May 17, 1996. Applications may be picked up and returned to the Pine Eagle High School. Applications received before May 6, 1996 or after May 17, 1996 will not be considered. Objectives of the OYCC Program are: 1. To accomplish needed conservation work on public lands. 2. To provide gainful employment for 16 - 18 year old males and females from all social, economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds. 3. To develop in participating youths an understanding and appre- ciation of the Nation's natural environment and heritage. The 1996 program is expected to begin approximately June 24, 1996 and run through August 2, 1996. Three to six enrollees may be selected, dependent on funding. They will all be field-going positions. Selected applicants will be expected to work the entire length of the Program. Salary will be $4.75 per hour. All applicants must be 16 years of age by June 24, 1996, and not reach 19 years of age by August 2, 1996. All applicants under the age of 18 who are selected for enrollment will be required to have a work permit. It is advisable that all applicants apply for a work permit now if they don't already have one. All applicants who are selected for enrollment will be required to have a social security number. All applicants must complete the FS-1800-18, Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Application, and FS-1800-3, Youth Conservation Corps Medical History. Both forms must be signed by parent or guardian. The random drawing for enrollee selections will be held at Pine Eagle High School on May 20, 1996: Any questions regarding the OYCC Program at the Pine Ranger District can be directed to Diane Curtis, Administrative Officer, (541- 742-7511 ). Nomination restrictive they can be on the success and growth of a busi- ness and the economy. I un- derstand how the taxpayers feel they are being taxed more and more for less and less. "At the present time the economy of Baker County is suffering a serious setback... the cattle market is in a slump and also the recent closure of the last saWmill in this county has caused a serious slump. When I came here there were something like 19 mills. We are losing the resources from public lands, such as grazing, mining and timber. We are losing the forest receipts that used to fund roads and Schools. I am resource ori- ented and would strive to re- tain and increase the use of renewable resources. I will listen objectively to all sides. '"Obviously I hope you'll vote for me," Pellissier said, "but if you find you don't think you want to vote for me, well, get out and vote for someone anyway." As of May 14, Armour Buying Station wilt only be open 1 day a week. EachThursdw 7a.m. - 12 noon New Slogan---New Look Photo by David Baker U.S. Bank's new advertising slogan ("Without you, there's no us") was developed after months of consumer and employee research. Both the physical look of the advertis- ing and its tone have been designed to communicate to the market that U.S. Bank can help find answers to the variety of problems and opportunities our different customers face. "U.S. Bank also understands that people and busi- nesses can bank wherever they darn well please. And we want them to bank with us!" Employees of U.S. Bank's Halfway Branch, left to right, are Terry lams, manager Jutie Zaccone, Janet Noble, and Susan Sciarrino. 9 i May 17- 21 Sale Hours: 8 a.m.- 5:50 p.m. daily to the folks in Richland, Halfway & Oxbow -ALL PLANT STOCK SELECTED ITEMS Pocahontas Road across from the hospital 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.8 a.m. - 4 I .m. Mon. - Fri. Sat. &Sun,