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May 13, 1998

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Wednesday, May 13 Richland Community Development meeting, 7 p.m., Richland Park. Community Adult Volleyball, 7 p.m., HES. Eagle Valley Rural Fire District board meeting, at Richland City Hall,, 7 p.m. Eagle Valley Grange, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14 Hells Canyon Chamber of Commerce meets, 12:15 p.m.," Halfway Lions Hall. Senior Meal at New Bridge Grange, 12~noon. VFW Post 7847 Ladies Auxiliary, 1:30 p.m., Halfway hall. New Bridge Grange, 7 p.m. Halfway VFW Post 7847, 7:30 p.m., Halfway hall. Halfway City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. Richland City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. Friday, May 15 PEHS FFA Plant Sale, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., shop. PEHS Jr Jar. Banquet, 7 p.m. Bingo at Halfway VFW Hall, 7:30 p.m., $80 blackout. Free Day at Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. Saturday, May 16 PEHS FFA Plant sale, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. PEHS District Track meet at Elgin PEHS Baseball, varsity, at Prairie City, 12 p.m. Monday, May 18 Senior Meal at Halfway Lions Hall, 12 noon. Tuesday, May 19 Primary Election Day. Richland firemen meet 7 p.m. at station across from Hitching Post. Wednesday, May 20 Senior Bus to Baker City, call 742-5346. Pine Valley Garden Club work day at Pine Haven Cem- etery, 2 p.m. Bring hand tools. RES Curriculum Night, 7 p.m. Halfway Lions Club, Lions Hall, 7:30 p.m. I I II II II II I I I Ill I I Illlll [ II I II HALFWAY. LIONS CLUB CONSIGNMENT AUCTION PROCEEDS GO TOWARD LIONS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS PINE VALLEY FAIRGROUNDS MAY 23, 1998 sALz TIME I 0:00 A.M. MANY ITEMS FROM TONY 6 MAYE POWELL'S MOVING SALE. ALL ITEMS ARE ! N EXCELLENT CONDITION FURNITURE Entertainment Center Maple Table & 6 Chairs Wood Coffee Table Wood Hall Table 2 Large Glass Lamps Leather Chair & Ottoman Bar Stools 5-piece Ca. King Bedroom Set Studio Couch (Queen Size) Table & 6 Chairs Large Couch Refrigerator Antique Dresser Antique Showe&~e Beveled Edge Mirror TOOLS Sears Roto Tiller Electric Roto Tiller Sears Router & Table B&D 8" Table Saw Drill Press / Bits Alum. Ex. Ladder 16' Remote Air Tank Wooden Ladder 4' 50' Sewer Snake 3 HP Gas Motor Metal Storage Toolbox Old Small Saw Mandrell Lawn Mowers MISC. Treadle Sewing Machine 19" Color TV Bicycles Fishing Poles Stainless Steel Handrails Old Wood Boxes New Nails Go Cart Frame Exerciser Bike Ski-Rider Exerciser Toys Ankl many ~lorc items [00 IItlFIICf,DilS {O list RIDS MORE CONSIGNMENTS EVERY DAY FISH DERBY AND FIRE DEPT. FUND RAISER BAR-B-O TO FOhI.OW AUCTION tlli I II I I II i ii I Public Hearin Canceled Permit Process Stopped At Iron Dyke The OregonDepartmentof mit needs further develop-be adequate, so we stopped Environmental Quality re-ment and apologizes for any the process to continue the cently proposed issuing aconfusion andinconvenienceinvestigation." Water Pollution Control Fa- caused by previous notices. Nadler said thereis drain- cilities permit to Alta Gold DEQ's Carl Nadler said age coming out of one of the Company to operate a waste- Monday that the agency hadold rock dumps up the hill water (mine drainage) dis- received a written commentand it has not been deter- posal system at the Irondyke from an anonymous source mined if the drainage is on Mine in Homestead, Oregon. that there may be discharges Alta'sproperty or not andthat DEQ is canceling the pub-to surface water which would will be determined. lic hearing and comment pc- not be covered under the draft For further information, riod most recently scheduled permit. Nadler said, "We Nadler can be reached toll for May 6, 1998 and is taking started an investigation and free within Oregon at 1-800- no action on the permit at it appears that there are ad- 452-4011, or 541-298-7255, this time. DEQ has deter-ditional discharges and the ext. 27. mined that the proposed per- permit as written would not Public Weed Survey Pre-Work Meeting Set A presentation by Dave Clemens, Tri-County Weed Area manager, will highlight a public meeting Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m. at the Halfway Lions Hall. The public is urged to attend and share discussion on the completed surveys for projects to be accomplished by youth groups. The youth projects will be funded by Pine Eagle United Youth Fund. Landowners who are interested in the projects and all others with weed concerns are urged to attend. For more information, call Hal Weaver, 893-6467 May 18 Is Deadline for OYCC Apps In case you miss the public District's Oregon Youth Con- notice in this issue, May 18 is servation Corps program. See the deadline for turning in related public notice on page applications for Pine Ranger 17 of this issue for details. Deputy's Report by Baker County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Weir 5/5/98 - Timothy Winton, 35, Rich]and, arrested on Multnomah County Warrant for possession of a controlled substance. Jailed but later released due to overcrowd- ing. 5/9/98 - Marvin Schaber, Richland, reports a motor- cycle rider nearly struck his parked car then ran into his yard fence causing property damage. The motorcycle rider then left the scene of the acci- dent. Suspect has been iden- tified as a Portland man vis- iting relatives in Richland. An arrest warTant wilt be obtained, charging the-man with Hit and Run, and Reck- less Driving. ?t.[ VAtL[Y NURseR), Bedding Plants including -- on Pine District llJ .l Flowers & Vegetables Recent rains and the start 38096 La Rue Lane I ofgreen-upin the mountains have delayed any prescribed burning on Pine Distr.ict. The Wallowa-Whitman ............... National Forest recently can- Pine Eagle High School Horticulture Class No Immediate Burning Planned celed all prescribed burning after smoke across the West and a Chinese dust storm formed a haze over much of northeastern Oregon. A high pressure inversion that held the smoke and haze in place lifted recently. Conditions permitting, prescribed burning was planned on the Burnt-Pow- der Zone in the area south of Baker City. Weather by George l)yke High Low Preeip. Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at PEHS Ag Shop May 4 80 43 tr. 5 78 40 0.02 6 81 47 0.06 7 83 41 0 8 80 42 0 9 66 45 0.58 I0 70 46 0.08 P Fi Ft an3 me on an( Pix Ha 23, pol we wr ar~ in{