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PAGE 2 The annual senior picnic was superbly timed this year, lazing across Maryhitl Park's rain-greened lawns the last week of August, square on a sun-drenched Friday. Once the volunteer crew from Klickitat County Senior Services had served lunch in the shade - they were round- ly applauded - the Old Time Fiddlers, led by KCSS direc- tor Roger Gadway, enter- tained. The ninth annual Outstanding Senior Volunteer recognition awards honored three who were pre- sent and one who was not. John and Alice Mattox of Dallesport learned that they had been chosen as this year's volunteers of the year. After an introduction by Nada McMurrin of Ly]e, who nomi- nated them, the Mattoxes stood for the audience's applause. Beloved in their community, the Mattoxes lend seniors a helping hand whenever it is needed. Gineva Hatcher of White Salmon was also recognized as an honored nominee, receiving an introduction by nominators Lila Webberley of Trout Lake and Jeanette Wroe of White Salmon as well as a round of applause. Hatcher, a member of the Kliekitat Senior Council, has been particularly active help- ing seniors since losing her husband, Emmitt. Margaret Fuller of White Photo by Sam Lowry Alice and John Mattox of Dallesport, Klickitat County Senior Services' Volunteers of the Year, were honored at the annual Senior Picnic in Maryhill State Park. Salmon was also nominated; sadly, she passed away some time before the event honor- ing her contributions. Robert Clayton of Bingen, who nominated Fuller, spoke of her volunteer work and her care for others. DOUBLE TROUBLE While excavating to fix a water-line leak on Sentinel Street last week, Goldendale city workers snagged a gas line, creating not only a muddy but a fragrant mess. Public Works director Dave Griffin called it a "freak accident," caused by unmapped meanders in one of just a few plas- tic lines laid during a three-year gap in underground-line technology, when guide-wires, precisely detectable by surface metal detectors, had not yet been introduced. NKO-High Cascade Mill: BUYING LOGS $ TIMBER White Fir Douglas Fir Bob Bishop 360-430-2390 Norm Byars 541-490-2940 Mill: 509-427-8413 2022 Wind River Hwy P.O. Box Carson, WA 98610 Parts Continued business recruitment & jobs as #1 prioriD'. Continued support for rural and agriculture values. Continued fiscal responsibility. Continued support for Senior Citizen programs. Continued use of landfill funds for road improvements. Continued community development projects funding. County Commissioner Dist 3 GOP Paid for by Committee to Re-Elect Ray Thayer 391 Hoctor Rd. Goldendale, WA. Representing the Southwest Washington Agency on Aging, which co- hosts the event, director Pat Janik and program manager Klaus Micheel made the trip out the Gorge from Vancouver. County Commissioners Don Struck and Ray Thayer were also on hand, thanking volunteers for their commit- ment and promising to perse- vere to get the White Salmon Pioneer Center built. -- Sam Lowry Some signs announcing 35- overturned, spilling its load. mph curve speeds reallyThe rail, although ripped mean it. up, did its job and the trailer Timothy Murry, of and contents did not end up Spokane, was driving a 1996 Peterbilt three-axle semi east- bound on Hwy. 14 around 11:5o a.m., pulling two flat- bed trailers loaded with wood and styrofoam, according to the Washington State Patrol's (WSP's) report of the ensuing accident. .as Murry entered a 35-mph curve high above the Columbia River near Wishram, the dou- ble trailer "left the road to the right," crossing the fog line and colliding with the guard rail, the report said. The rear trailer hundreds of feet below as they might have done. Murry, wearing his seat- belt, was not injured. "The cause of the collision can be attributed to speed[ing] too fast, said WSP Trooper Jodie Blain. The vehicle and its trailers where held for equipment inspections, to be performed by WSP commercial-vehicle enforcement officers due to ii SEPTEM?ER 91~MBEI Lyle c,ouncl.I candl lha*ge must file th,s mon Lyle residents interested in running for either2~are a lot ii open seats on the town s community council rn~-the~~ Sept. 3o, according to a council announcement...~. Ngt~g~ Terms for Positions 1 and 2 expire in Noveml~t Bowl?' Glenda Lovejoy, council secretary. _ ~ banzer ,I Currently, Darla Brashers holds Position 1 and ~the green I holds Position 2. _~_a~phlthe [ To be eligible for council membership, anyone~ perforrrl at le the fi m UST~t ho ~a~e!im2u~t]iei~ eeugiLnYsltee r:e:d~ Tti r~iht~e r f:o siti ~(~a nfo~n gw~ ~ttedr [ ' ~ili~ ". ". ". " . ~ries off ,Pis a labor " ' "'-d P,:%' Local woman KIIle IPers togel . , e will Kn,nht Road, ICc,ldell ;o e; ~,1 A~Y en~lt By GREG SKINNER and transferred to ~d~lasty.ea Jonas Hernandez, age 21, seatbelt on and suf~"~, th,, the ~ ' ..... - C was injured m the rollover mmormjunes. ~5.9, was ~ia 50 st; concern for possible equip- Plywood and styrofoam lie strewn along ment and safety violations, Wishram, where a semi-trailer capsized on 40 research subjects to evaluate the latest ~e. Digital Hearing Technology Wayne Jacobson BC-HIS, nationally known heari .... d i'" , aid expert, is doing research for a seminar on advanced I L. tal hearing aids. We are in need of 40 subjects to test and 1 --ua evaluate this latest technology. There will be at least fotlr appointments required to measure and evaluate your tions. This is a no cost- no obligation offer (of course, you wish to keep the instruments after the trial you special savings for your help.) The need for research subjects is limited --- call for your appointment at 541-298-5558 Wayne Jacobson, BC-HIS Keitb Howe, M.A. H 608 East Second Street, The