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Page 12 Hells Canyon Journal May 8, 1996 FFA Banquet: A Big Success by Celina Grensing FFA Reporter Fantastic! Fun! Successful! These were some of the com- ments overheard from mem- bers and guests alike at the annual Pine-Eagle FFA Ban- quet. The banquet was held Thursday, April 25, at the Halfway Elementary School cafeteria with a record atten- dance of over 90 guests and 20 members! Our guest speaker was Scott Cruikshank, the 1995-96 Or- egon State FFA President. Scott gave a motivating speech on goal-setting and what it requires to achieve those goals. He commended our chapter on our great suc- cess in leadership and par- ticipation in contests. Pine Eagle Chapter awarded numerous certifi- members were commended on their attendance of meet- ings by receiving the 100% Attendance Award. Mr. Denig awarded the Workhorse Award to Ryan Hensley and recognized his dedication to Ag mechanics and the chapter. This year's recipient of the scholarship pin was Sara Young. Sara attained a 4.0 grade average all year long. The last award at the ban- quet'was the Outstanding FFA Member Award. This award is given to the member who has earned the greatest number of points during the year. This year'srecipientwas . Mindy Graven. After much anticipation, the new 1996-97 chapter of- ricers were announced and installed. This year's new of- ricer team is: Dana Ransom, cates of appreciation to mem-Membership Chairman; Jake bers of the community who Thompson, Sentinel; Celina have helped the FFA tremen- Grensing, Reporter; Ryan dously. Next came the chap- Hensley, Treasurer; ter proficiencies and out-Krischele Hampton, Secre- Weed Control Cost Share Offered The Baker County Weed Board and the says, "I don't think they will be eradicated Taylor Grazing Fund Advisory Committee in my life time." are once again offering to cost share ex- The Taylor Grazing fees may be spent penses with landowners for the control of for range land improvements. The local noxious weeds, board, co-chaired by Kent Justus and Gor- The county program will pay one-half don Colton, has decided to prioritize their the cost of herbicides up to $500/land- expenditures toward the control of Rush owner to control "A Rated" noxious weeds. Skeletonweed, Yellow Starthistle and The Baker County A rated weeds are: Leafy Spurge. They will pay 100 percent of Tansy Ragwort, Musk Thistle, Leafy the herbicide costs up to $500 on these Spurge, Skeletonweed, Mediterranean three weeds. Sage, Dalmation Toadflax, Diffuse/Spot- For more information, contact one of the ted Knapweed, Yellowstar Thistle, Black above men, or Jay Carr at the Extension Henbane, Jointed Goatgrass, Purple Office, 523-6418. Loostrife, and Buffalobur. Dave Clemens, Both programs are hampered by lim- County Weed Supervisor, will oversee this ited funds so funding requests will be hon- program. He can be reached at 523- 6417. ored on a rirst come - first served basis. The An A rated weed, according to Baker funds are also dedicated to a fiscal year, so County extension agent Jay Carr, are those July 1 becomes the deadline for applica- noxious weeds ofeconomic importance that tion. "we think we can eradicate." Landowners are urged to control the B rated weeds are locally abundant but noxious weeds threatening Baker County have a limited distribution elsewhere, lands. These programs are designed to C rated weeds include white top. Theyencourage this control. are abundant county to county, and, Carr Body Piercing License standing memberawards. Of tary; Willie Huston, Vice those awarded for President; and Melinda Requiredby Artwork. Photography proficiencies were: Jake Th- Petersen, President. ompson, Beef Placement; After much time and New State Law Needlework. Memory Boxes Willie Huston, Soil and Wa- preparation, this year's ban- terManagement;Melinda quetcametoatearfulbut The1995 Oregon Legisla- 13 Petersen, SpecialtyCrop Pro- successful end. We hope next ture passed House Bill 3142 duction;DustinDelCurto andyear's runs as smoothly and which regulates body pierc- Kyle Ransom, Beef Produc- has just as great a turnout as ing services in the state of Lion. . this year's did. " Oregon. The law became ef- [] 1833 Main St. Baker City, Oregon This year the Pine Eagle ThePine-EagleFFAwould fective January 1, 1996, and r. n^ r. r Chapterwaspleasedtoaward also like to invite you to our placedtheBodyPiercingPro- 16 new members their plant sale coming up on May gram within the Oregon Greenhand degrees and 17 10.. Members from various Health Division, adminis- members their State Shield, classes have taken time in which were followed by the planting and caring for the awarding of two-, three-, and plants to be sold. This will be f Ur-year bars. Six members the first of two sales we in- advanced on to receive their tend to have. We have some- Chapter degrees, and Kyle thing for everyone. We have Ransom was recognized for bedding plants: marigolds, receiving his State degree at petunias, alyssum, dusty this year's State Convention. millers, pansies, impatiens ThisyearthePineEagleFFA and snap dragons. We also awarded the Honorary FFA have a variety of vegetables Degree to Calvin and Denise and herbs, as well as assorted Ransom. We would like to house plants. Students will thank them for helping and also be preparing various ar- supporting our chapter, rangements for Mother's Day Next, the Star Greenhand gifts. Feel free to come in and award was presented to see what we have. Our next Krischele Hampton, and the bedding plant sale will be Star Farmer award was pre- some time prior to Memorial sented to Kyle Ransom. Ten Day. PUBUC NOTICE SECOND NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the governing body of Pine Eagle School District #61, County of Baker, State of Oregon, will be held at Pine Eagle High School Library on the 20th day of May, 1996, at 7:15 p.m., for the purpose of discussion with Interested persons the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1,1996 and ending June 30, 1997. The First Notice of Budget Headng and the Financial Summary were published in the Hells Canyon Journal on May 1,1996. A copy of the Budget may be inspected or obtained at the School Administration Offio$ between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Clerk Chairman .5/8 tered .by the Health Division Licensing Program in Salem. The law does not make a distinction between body piercing and "ear" piercing. Tattooing is covered under another program and doesn't fall within the body piercing definition. Administrative rules were adopted and filed with the office of the Secretary of State ,on April 1, 1996. Body pierc- ing -- which includes the ears now requires a facility li- cense for the premises where services are performed and registration of the person or "technician" who performs the service. The administrative rules address license and registra- tion requirements; facility and practice standards; safety; sanitation and steril- ization standards; and en- forcement rules and fines. For more inform ation and/ or an application packet, con- tact: HealthJ:)ivision Licens- ing Programs, 700 Summer St. NE, Suite 100, Salem, OR ,97310 or call 503)378:8ff67: St, one Col;a j Dird Houses * Elegant, i dwood Fe, de Unique Dat, hs, Galen Decor & Lovely Gift; Ideas 2040 Resort St Baker Cily Ihfi in a [0,00 Pt#a:e e=tt Sunday Dinner will begin at 2:00 p.m. with our Mother's Day Special ------ Roasted-Cornish. Game Hens---