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Summer fire rules in e00ff00,00ct Wet winter and spring no indicator season• The tools allow forest workers resources• Because logging fires burn of t&apos;me danger to come. Despite the wet winter, woods workers now need to carry fire tools with the Washington Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) April 15 implementation of summer fire rules for the closed season. By law, summer rue rules must be in effect April 15 through October 15, and extended as necessary. DNR is not permitted to postpone implementation of these rules. DNR, which sets and oversees statewide fire tool regulation s, requires forest woAers to have spark-arresting devices, fire tools and fee extinguishing equipment and to meet other fire prevention requirements during fire to extinguish small accidental fires before they spread. Public use restrictions also go into effect. During closed season, the general public is also prohibited from lighting fireworks on forest land. In addition, cigarette smoking in the forested areas is only allowed on roads, gravel pits or in other cleared areas. DNR Outdoor Burning Manager Mark Gray said: "Now is the time to begin those fire prevention measures which significantly reduce the risk of small accidental fires turning into major wiklfires on logging sites, which are among the most expensive to fight and most damaging in terms of loss of up expensive logging equipment and valuable logs,induslrial fae precautions are a priority with DNR." Gray added: "This year's wetwinter and spring has no bearing as apredictor of the upcoming fire season• Washington's wet spring in 1994 was followed by the worst wildfire season in this state since 1929." Phone/Internet updates available daily. DNR, administered by Commissioner of Public Lands Jennifer Belcher, provides wildfire protection for 12 million acres of private REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS The Town of Mansfield is requesting statements of qualifications to provide engineering and land surveying services. The Town of Mansfield is inviting statements of qualifications and performance information from qualified firms interested in providing professional services for the 1998- 1999 calendar years, in conjunction with town projects. Anticipated needs include the preparation of an InCdtralion and Inflow study, sewer planning, miscellaneous water and sewerpipeline work, and street improvement projects. Qualification statements will be reviewed, placed on file for the 1998- 1999 calendar years, and used as the source from which to select one or more qualified firms from whom a detailed proposal will be requested for any specific project. The cfiteria used in the selection process will include; 1. Knowledge of Town of Mansfield 2. Physical proximity 3. Experience in area of need 4. References The Town of Mansfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and minority and woman owned firms are encouraged to submit Statements of Qualifications. These projects may be funded in part or whole by the State of Washington Community Development Block Grant Program with federal funds. Questions regarding this request should be directed to Ms. Nancy Hansen, Town Clerk, at Town of Mansfield, PO Box 218, Mansfield, WA 98830. Interested firms should submit3 copies of their qualifications, not exceeding 10 single sided pages, to the Town by 12 noon on June 4, 1998 Pub. May 7, 14, 21, 1998 Quad City Herald has been approved as a legal newspaper by an order duly made and entered in the Superior Court of the State of Washington, forOkanogan County, on the 7th day of August, 1941; and in the Superior Court of the State of Washington, for Douglas County, on the 3rd day of June, 1952. CALL FOR BIDS Bids are nowbeing accepled toconslruct a 65' x 50' building at Brewster, Okanogan County, WA. Specifications may be obtained and sealed bids sent toPhil Brownlee, Chairman, Okanogan County Fire District #5, POB 395, Pateros,WA98846. Mark bid envelope: AMBULANCE BUILDING BID. Bids will be opened on Monday, June 8, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. at the Pateros City Hall. Acceptance of bids will be awarded after further study. The Board of Fire Commissioners reserves the fight to reject any and/or all bids. Pub. May 7, 14, 21, 1998 CALL FOR BIDS Mutual Irrigation Company, Brewster is calling for bids on re- placing at least 2000 feet often inch and eight inch PVC main line, exca- vation of ditch for line and installing individual customers' valves and hookups. Send bids to Mutual Irrigation Co., 1105 W. Indian, Brewster, WA. 98812. For more information or specs con- tact Ike Vallance at Quad City Her- ald, Brewster. Pub. April 30, May 7, 1998 Mothor'00 Dag 9ale All Black Hills Gold & Sterling Silver Jewelry off Huge selection. Best price on Developing of film this side of the Mississipii. Any size/any exposure $3,99 singles / $4.99 doubles Save 20% on film when developing. HOURS: 00harmac. 9:30- 6:30 - $  - b 105 S. 6th St., Brewster • 689-2535 PATEROS SCHOOL DISTRICT 122-70J SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY DIRECTOR DISTRICT The board of directors of the Pateros Schot31 District is seeking applicants to fill the position of director for district #2• Applicants must reside in the district for which they apply, be a United States citizen and a qualified voter of the district. The school board intends to conduct interviews Thursday, May 21, 1998. Applications and additional information can be obtained at the district office or write to: Bob Nolan, Superintendent, Pateros School District, P.O. Box 98, Pateros, WA. 98846. The deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m. on May 14, 1998. Director District #2 is generally described as including the aarea east of Black Canyon to approximately the Town of Methow east of the Methow River. Also including the French Creek and the Buckhorn Mountain area to approximately the Indian Dan Canyon Road. Director District 2: Beginning at the Northwest comer of Section 30, T31N, R23E proceeding Easterly and Southerly following the School Dislrict Boundary to the Columbia River, Southwest following the Columbia River to Pateros City Limits, Northwest following Pateros City Limits to Burlington Northern Rail Road fight of way, Southwest following Burlington Northern Rail Road fight of way to South Dawson, Northwest on South Dawson to U.S. Highway 97, Northeast on US Highway 97 to Pateros City Limits, Westerly and Southerly following Pateros City Limits to Ives Street, Northeast on Ires Street to Eveline Street, Southeast on Eveline Street to Warren Avenue, Northeast on Warren Avenue to Criss Lane, Southeast to Unnamed Road to U.S. Highway 97, South on US Highway 97 to the Methow River, West and North following the Methow River to the West line of R23N, North approximately 1 3/4 miles to the point of beginning. and state.owned undeveloped forest land. In addition to coordinating wildfire protection activities with many local fire protection districts and federal agencies, DNR operates the state's largest on-call fire department with wildland firefighters available to protect private and state-owned forest land. Kendra Sanchez on CWU honor roll KendraSanchez, aBrewsterstudent, attending Central Washington University has qualified for the winter quarter 1998 honor roll, according to Dr. David Dauwalder, provost. Central undergraduate students who earn a3.5 or better grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, while carrying at least 12 graded credit hours of study are eligible for the honor roll, Dauwalder said. Ccunty artist aroup to meet in Omak The Okanogan County Artists Association will meet Monday, May 20, at 1 p.m. at Magoo's Restaurant in Omak. A no-host lunch will precede the meeting. Members are asked to bring a painting for show/critique. Carol Mitchell will have a presentation. Mary Lou Brantner was chosen "Artist-of-the-Month" for May by the O.C.C.A. Methow artists, Cecelia Campbell and Roberta Rust will have paintings on display at Wenatehee Valley Clinic- Omak during May. Art appreciation week will be June 22-27 in downtown Omak. Any artisan is welcome to participate. Membership in OCAA not a re21uirement. To sign up or get information call Laverne Bussler. River's Edge Center adds new line Land Pfide, a Division of Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., has announced that River's Edge Center of Brewster has recently been contracted to sell and service the Land Pride line of implements forupto65 h.p. tractors. As an authorized Land Pride dealer, River's Edge Center will be marketing abroadlineofsmall tractor implements including: rakes, blades, boxserapers, pulverizers, tillers, mowers and overseeders. Michael Wright, owner of River's Edge Center believes the addition of the Land Pride line will be an asset to his dealership whose lines currently include: White Tractors and Hesston Farm Equipment. Michael invites local farmers, landscapers and anyone who moves dirt or mows grass in Okanogan,Chelan and Douglas counties to stop in and take a look at the new Land Pride implements now in stock. Cpl A. Marin trains in Kuwait MarineCpl.A. Marin,sonofAlfredo andLeticiaMatin ofBrewster, recently conducted training exercises in Kuwait while on a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean and Arabian gulf with the 1 lth MarineExpeditionary Unit (MEU), embarked aboard the ships of the USS Tarawa Amphibious Ready Group (AR.G). . . . Mafin and fellow Mafines conaucca the company exercises to hone their battle skills as well as their physical and mental stamina. In addition they shared their warfighting skills with Kuwaiti armed forces. Marin's unit is an expeditionary intervention force with the ability to rapidly organize for combat operation s in virtually any environment. MEUs are composed of more than 2,000 personnel and are divided into an infantry battalion, an aircraft squadron, asuppon groupandacommandelemeat. With the combination of these teams, Mafin's unit supplies and sustains itself for either quick mission accomplishment or clearing the way for follow-on forces. The 1995 graduate of Brewster high School joined the Marine Corps in June 1995. from all of us at Tracey, Lynette, Nancy, Cathy, Megan & Kim Remember to make it a special day for all 1 G " 21 Thumdag, Mau7 Fridag, Mag ' 9aturdag, May 9 12.20 Fr00eeS00are Mat,noD" :00 iFr|da3;i ,, OJdon 00/A00$100E0:slYdNOUI Win House Boat Happy Mother's ,1000 Muut REGULAR SESSION PAY-OUTS $300 Idonday, May 11 BARO00AI00 DAY Ouad City Herald May 7 1998 Pace 13 Quad City Herald OBITUARIES PATSY R. "PAT" KEGLEY Patsy R. "Pat" Kegley, 69, of Brewster died Sunday, May 3, 1998, at her son's home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. She was born, October 7, 1928, the daughter of Art and Jewell (Harrison) Dillon at Witchita, Kansas. On February 15, 1954, she married William Kegley at Winnemucca, Nevada. They lived in Idaho before coming to Pateros for a short time then moving to Brewster. Pat was employed with the local banks in Bridgeport and Brewster and the Quad City Herald at different times for several years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Brewster, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Okanogan Douglas Hospital Guild. She is survived by her husband, Bill at the home; three sons, Michael and wife Janice Kegley of Rochester, Montana, Patrick and wife Sandra Kegley of Hayden Lake, Idaho, Daniel and wife Maura Kegley, Spokane; two daughters, Cheryl and husband, Harvey Fisher, Emmett, Idaho, and Connie and husband, Jim Bolt of Hershey, Pennsylvania; mother Jewell in Florida; brother Bob Dillon, Lynn Haven, Florida; sister Judy Myers of California; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her father; a sister, Betty Edwards; and half sister Billie Jo. Services will be conducted Saturday, May 9, 1998, at 11 a.m. from Barnes Chapel, Brewster, with Father Pat Kerst officiating. Private interment. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Fund. Following the service a reception will be held for friends and family at the Brewster American Legion Hall. Services under the direction of Barnes Chapel, Brewster. BARB L. MCCOLLUM Barb L. McCollum, 67, a longtime resident and orchardist of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, at Cascade Hospital and Surgical Center in Wenatchee. She was born at Wenatchee on FEbruary 25, 1931, to Roger A. and Annlouise (Norman) Linville. At an eaTly age Barb moved with her family to Moses Lake, where she received her early education and in 1950 married Roy Freeman at Wenatchee where they made their home. Barb worked for the Pacific North West Bell telephone company as an operator for over 20 years and also owned and operated an orchard in the Wenatchee area. In 1973 she married Hillman McCollum at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Later Barb enjoyed the opportunity to be able to travel to many exotic locations such as China, South America, Alaska and Hawaii, to name but a few. She loved gardening and most anything that had to do with the outdoors. She also enjoyed painting, sketching and long walks with her beloved dog, Dolly. She is survived by her mother, Ann Bishop of Brewster; daughter and son- in-law, Terrye and Joseph DeRosa of San Francisco, California; sister, Sheila Lautenslegerof Brewster; grandson,Tony DeRosa of San Francisco, California; granddaughter, Jesse Freeman and great-grandson, Jakob Freeman, both of East Wenatehee; three nieces; and many special friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Roger; Roy Freeman; and special friend, Arlie Ward. Private family services will be held at a later date. Jones and Jones Funeral Directors of Wenatchee are handling arrangements. What's the Difference? Have you seen the ads that say no-frills auto insur- ance is cheaper? I respectfully, disagree. Before you buy, please ask yeurself whether their coverage is less expensive in the long run. The Coumav COMPANIES* offer yOU competitive rates, plus special services and discounts like our Auto-Home Advantage that make us a better buy. Call me for details and a free quote. 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