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Page S. Hellb bn'y0a Sept tmiber 7, 19 4 Thursday, September 8 VFW Post 7847 Ladleo Auxiliary, 1:30 p.m., Halfway hall. PEHS Volleyball with Midvale, V/JV, 3 p.m. New Bridge Grange, 8 p.m. Halfway VFW Post 7847, 7 p.m., Halfway hall. Halfway City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. Richland City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. Friday, September 9 PEHS football, at Crane, 2 p.m. :SatUrday, September 10 PEHS Volleyball tourney, V/JV, here, 10 a.m. Hazardous Waste Clean.up Day at Baker Sanitary Service Recycling Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, September 11 Grandparent's Day at Pine Valley Presbyterian, Ladies Aide will honor Frank and Leona Miller, potluck, 12:15 p.m. Monday, September 12 Pine-Eagle School District Board, 8 p.m., PEHS library. Panhandle Shooters, Hall, Halfway, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 13 New Bridge GWA Ladles, 1:30 p.m. Rlehland Lione Club, 7 p.m. Inland Chapter Order of Eastern Star, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Ha!L Ha way., Pine Valley Ladi GWA Grange, 1:30 p.m. i Wedneaiay, September i4 Presbyterian LadlelAide, Kim flamioval hotte , 1:30 p.m. Eagle Valley Rural Fire Dept., 8 p.m. Eagle Valley (]range, 8 p.m. Continued from page 1 cally like to spread out in this type of terrain, so rounding them up takes time." DelCurto and the other west-side permittees rode in the Trinity, Fish Creek and Clark's Creek areas last week, - trying to outguess the fire and'keep the cattle oti Safe parts of the allotment as long as possible. "Our plan at this time is to move them west to East Fork and possibly the Holbrook units for the seven days we are allowed to leave them the're. Hopefully the fire will be out by then and we can finish out our allotment pe- riod on October 1," said DelCurto. Working with Hoover last week were Pat Osborn of the ranch, local rancher Keith McLean and Sparky Lisle of the Forest Service. Lisle accompanied the group to provide radio com- munication and generally assist the permittees. He was impressed w th the behavior of the cattle, who remained calm even with trees torch- ing out within 200 feet. Hoover and DelCurto both said their horses and the Just Like Uptown CITY OF HALFWAY employees Larry Flescher (pic- tured) and Bob Schudel installed new, green street signs in town last week. ..... " cattle did not seem particu. Candidates File for Local Councils larly warned about the f e, Tne cattle tend to move away think those cattle are in filth day." from the fire on their own, trouble anyway," he said. He said the Forest Service Halfway Richland and the burning has been His plan was to bring out all has been very cooperative in Halfway City Council Don Chenault is the only spotty, leaving patches for cattle that were outside of helpingthepermittees.None member Dick Crow has filed candidate to have filed for them," DeICurto said. the fL e line, a number that of the ranchers interviewed to challenge Halfway mayormayor in Richland, as of Fri- There are enough wet at- he couldn't estimate, had been involved in moving ClarineKissirein theNovem- day, September 2. eas within the allotments so Two groups were to work stock through a fire like this, bet election. Three seats on Pat Lattin and Ed Edwardsthat water for the stock ap- Monday north from Grouse but all approached the chal- theceuncilwillbeopeninthe had filed to run for the City parentlyhasnotbeenaprob- Flat and another south from lengo as part ofthe business. election, but only two candi- Council. Three seats are also lem. Dutchmen's Creek and Big "I wouldn't want to be in dates fried to fill those seats: open on the Richland City"It's always breezy up Elk down Lake Fork to thethere fighting it, but we're in Tim Moore and Herman Council. City Clerk Gerrithere," noted DeICurto, ' out North Pine highway. There, a much different situation -- Thompson.Theopenseatson Stevens told the HCJ thatthe fire creates its own wind the cattle would be driven on horses -- and we can see the council are beingvacated additional candidates may file that is much stronger." south to private lands, places where it does blow up, by Phyllis Belts, Marlene before she sends the filings to Hoover also said that theHoover said he wasn't ter- but we're far enough away," PoUardandMikeBeidler.The Baker County Clerk Julia swirlingwindsandairinver-ribly concerned about the fire said DelCurto. deadline for filing was Au- Woods. By the time this issue sionscreatedinterestingsitu- until last Wednesday. '%Ve "I've been in Pine Valley gust 30. The third seat on the of the paper comes out, that ations, didn't expect it to come south all my life," he said, "and this council will be filled by write- will already have happened, "We got trapped in Pole as much as it has; it really is the worst we've had by 10 in votes, and it will be too late to file. Creek last week, but I don't began spreading about thetimes -- and growing." by George Dyke Date High Low Precip. August - September 29 82 47 0 30 89 37 0 31 89 43 0 1 92 42 0 2 91 i 42 0 3 91 : 45 0 91 :52 ' 0 Ak gust precipitation totaled 0.38". High temperatu=-e for the month was 104 on the 22nd and 23rd. Low Was 36 on the 4th. NOW OPEN BEN MYERS FLOOR COVERING Retail. Installation Quality Work . Reasonable Rates Residential. Commercial Carpet. Vinyl Most Major Brands We've just begun to carry three additional fines of carpet and have many new samples to show you. 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