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Pa_ae fi Mny | 4:1 gg8 Quid Oily Herald Quid City Herald BridgeF ort registering O BIT R IE S / for Dam Run " Registration forms for the 13th annual race across Chief Joseph Dam during Bridgeport Daze weekend are available at a number of locations in Bridgeport. People who register before May 20 will pay a lower registration fee. Entry forms are available at Bridgeport City Hall, the Douglas County PUD No. 1 office in Bridgeport, the elementary school, middle school and high school offices or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to race directors Bob and Nancy Fischer, P.O. Box 624, Bridgeport, WA 98813. Until May 20, registration will cost $10; after May 20, registration will cost $12. The race is open to runners or walkers. Participants have their Choice of a one mile, five kilometer or 10 kilometer course. All three courses begin at the south spillway gate (on the Douglas County bank of the river); the one mile race ends on the other side of the dam. The 5K and 10K courses continue up the hill toward Bridgeport State Park, then loop back down the hill to the same finish as the one mile. Ribbons will be awarded to the first, second and third place finishers in 18 divisions. The overall winner of men's and women's race at each distance will awarded a plaque. All participants will receive a t-shirt. The race will be Saturday, June 6 at 8:30 a.m. Racers check-in (and late registration) will begin at 7:30 a.m. LaRo00 ne seeks third term con't from page 1 office for law enforcement, LaRoche said. He said he thinks it has been a good deal, allowing the cities to avoid duplication of services. In his opinion his officers and his office have done a good job with the available staff, he said. One of the initiatives voters may consider in November is a change in motor vehicle excise taxes; if it passes, the department might receive more money from the state, he said. If that initiative doesn't pass, he said in his opinion the state legislature will have to address the funding issue. LaRoche said during his administrations the department has increased training opportunities for all his deputies and has added a team of officers and equipment to investigate crime scenes. Its criminal investigation unit is recognized and the state and national level, he said. The DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program has been expanded to all eight of the county's elementary schools, and the department is expanding its marine patrol. A new boat has been purchased and will be stationed at Bridgeport, he said. Citizen involvement has been increased with the addition of auxiliary patrols. Like his officers, LaRoche has undergone extra training. He has graduated from the Washington Stale Sheriffs Institute and the Northwest Law Enforcement Command College operated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. LaRoche is a board member of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs and an original member of the board overseeing the state's enhanced 911 system, as well as a member of boards overseeing the state's crime laboratory, toxicology lab and forensic investigation council. First Aid c00asses offered First Aid and CPR classes sponsored by the North Cascades Chapter of American Red Cross will be May 18, 19 and 21, from 6-9 p.m. at the Okanogan Courthouse. Call 422-3440 to pre-register. Or Rent It! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! 1106 COLUMBIA AVE., BRIDGEPORT 686-3202 I I I II i II i i i i I Willy B. Wilson, age 92, of Tonasket, died on Monday, May 4, 1998, at the North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born on November 15, 1905, in Brewster, to parents John and Mary Wilson. Willy grew up and attended school in Brewster. At the age of 19, he moved with his family to erectile. He married Lenore Patterson in erectile. Willy worked in the erectile and Tonasket areas for many years as an electrician. He also worked for the Zosel Lumber Co. for 20 years. In 1980, he married Agatha Turpen in Tonasket, where they made their home. Surviving relatives include his wife, Agatha, at home; two sons, Ray Lewis of erectile and Larry of Spokane; two daughters, Jean Funston of Tonasket and Cheryl Draper of Middleton, Idaho; tow stepdaughters, JoAnn Michels of Tonasket and Loretta Gilmore of Okanogan; one brother, George of Brewster; two sisters, June Jensen of Wenatchee and Ruth Peffley of Wenatchee; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Wally was preceded in death by one daughter, Joan Frix, and one sister, Bernice Humphrey. Memorials may be made to the Tonasket Ambulance Fund. At Wally's request, no services will be held. Bergh Funeral Service of erectile is in charge of arrangements. ADAM. NORDANG Ada M. Herding, 94, of Pateros, died Saturday, May 2, 1998 at Holders Colonial Nursing Home in Brewster. She was born April 12, 1904 the daughter ofLee J. and Mable C. (Cockroft) Taylor of Snohomish, WA. She moved with her family to Blaine and graduated from Blaine High School after which she attended Normal School in Bellingham graduating in 1922 with a Lifetime Certificate in Teaching. Her first teach i ng job was at Rock Creek School just west of Winthrop where she taught for a year. Her second year she moved back to western Washington and taught in the Bellingham area but the Methow beckoned and she returned to teach in the Bear Creek School near Winthrop. Moving to Methow in 1925 she taught at the Methow School. at each school she would stay with a local family. Having been a city girl all her life, the move to one of the last untamed frontiers of the West naturally generated many experiences which left her with fond memories the rest of her life. While teaching in Methow Ada met Arthur S. Herding and they were married July 2, 1928 at Snohomish, WA. They owned and operated their orchard on McFarland Creek near Methow until 1948 when they moved to Pateros. Two children were born, Arthur L. and Maribeth Ann. Ada returned to teaching after moving to Pateros and retired from the Pateros School after 20 years, teaching the fourth grade. Afterretiring she remained active in the community, spent much time in her garden and traveled. She loved to travel and made each trip an educational experience, accumulating extensive knowledge of various cultures. She was always a little disappointed that she hadn't been able to visit the African Continent which was the only one she hadn't visited parts of. Ada's family was always first in her mind and she spent much time compiling a family history. Ada was a member of the Pateros United Methodist Church, the Pateros Garden Cl.ub, the Okanogan County Teachers Association and the Washington Retired Teachers Association. Ada is survived by her son, Art Herding and his wife, Grace of Methow; a daughter, Maribeth Ann Chick of Tigard, Oregon; a brother, George Taylor and his wife, Marie of Seattle; two sister-in-laws, Mabel Larsen of Wenatchee and Jerdis Oliver of Sumner, WA.; a granddaughter, Suzan Turner and her husband, Dick, of Reardan, WA.; four grandsons, Allen Chick of Tigard, OR., Hen Chick of Battle Ground, WA., Grcg Herding and wife Judy, of Twisp and Martin Herding of Methow; also two great-granddaughters, and two great- grandsons and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1971, two brothers, Harry and Lee, and two infant sisters. Also her son-in-law preceded her in death by only a few hours. Services will be conducted Saturday, May 16, 1998 at 1 p.m. from the United Methodist Church in Pateros with Pastor Ray and Doric Kemnitz, officiating. Private interment. Memorials may be made to the Pateros Cemetery Fund or the United Methodist Church. Services under the direction ofBarnes Chapel. ,i ,i FIJI HOLIDAY Starting from $945 Over 7 hotels to choose from! Includes air transportation, 6 nights accommodations, Lei greeting, hotel transfers, hotel taxes and service charges Restrictions I iverbend . Apply. Ii ,'i , a ve t , Call for wSeru,ce details. (509) 689-3481 1-800-924-3481 613 W. Main, Box 1015, Brewster, WA 98812 I : B -" II :Gambl,ng Birthday : FrgeSi00are Mat, neo . p_ i * ............... ! 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" 4:uu p.m. I If won ,,'ycle will start over. Bingo Casino " - J ....  ......  .... """' ; 1-S00-559-4643kP' : mNo.oum: Mon.,Tu..,Fd.andSat. Evonings:Wmmupsat6:30p.m, Sat, andSun.Minees:Waupsm2p.m.  Coulee Dam Casino : Ok = hogan ,., agone i'I].Y 1-800-556-7492 I 1-800-559-4643 41 Apple Way Rd. Okanogan, WA. : Colvllle Tribal Property : A Colvil/e OCH I QCH Expiration Date 5:31.98 im ,,m,r,,,: CLIP AND SAVE ,,,, mm J Charles K. "Chuck" Hanson, 68, of Mansfield, died Saturday evening, May 9, 1998, at Central Washington Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born July 19, 1929, at Nisland, South Dakota, to Elmer andAbbie (Cox) Hanson. He attended schools at Waterville, where his mother was the telephone operator. On September 27, 1950, he entered the U.S. Navy, serving with the Seabees. He served two years overseas in the Korean conflict, receiving his honorable discharge on July 21, 1954. He married Chareen Wall at Mansfield on November 7, 1950. After his military service, he worked as a construction supervisor in the Wenatebee area until moving to Mansfield in 1960 and then to Grand Coulee in 1968. He then became supervisor of roads for the Bureau of'Indian Affairs at Nespelem, retiring in 1985. He then moved to Mansfield, where he had operated a small trucking business. Mr. Hanson was a member of the Eagles and the BrewsterAmerican Legion. Survivors include his wife, Chareen, at the family home; sons, Randy and Rory Hanson of Mansfield; brother, Gene Hanson of Spokane; and 24 nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Saturday afternoon, May 16, 1998, in the Mansfield High School with Pastor Ric Bayless officiating. If desired, memorials may be made to the American Breast Cancer Assn. or to the Mansfield United Protestant Church in Chuck's name. Arrangements are by the Waterville Funeral Home. FAE L. DAVIDSON Fae L. Davidson, 70, of Brewster, died Thursday, May 7, 1998, in the Okanogan Douglas Hospital at Brewster. She was born March 29, 1928, the daughter of Charles and Eula(Shull) Hammons at Littlefield, Texas. FaG spent her childhood in Durango, CO., then moved to Bridgeport when she was a teenager. On July 15, 1947, she married Glen Davidson at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. They moved to Alaska in 1947 where she was employed with the city of Anchorage. She retired in 1978 and they moved to Wenatchee. They moved to Brewster in 1982, where they have since resided. She is survived by her husband, Glen, at the home; a son, Steve Davidson of Fort Lauderdale, Flordia; a daughter, Sharon Stevenson of Briar, WA.; grandchildren Tara and CJ. Stevenson of Briar; four sisters, Pauline Abbott and Virginia Holmes, both of Chelan, Anna Shaw of Brewster, and Patty Sullivan of Bellevue; and two brothers, Charles Hammons of Bridgeport and Paul Hammons of Edmonds. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, David; and two sisters, Imogene Gieson and Marilyn Imfeld. Services were conducted Tuesday, May 12, 1998 at 1 p.m. from Barnes Chapel, Brewster with Pastor Paul McDowell, officiating. Interment will follow in the Bridgeport Cemetery. Services under the direction of Barnes Chapel, Brewster. RAY C. BOWMAN Ray C. Bowman, 67, of Brewster, died Thursday, May 7, 1998, in the Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane. He was born October 30, 1930, in St. George, Utah to Howard and Mildred (Chadburn) Bowman. He moved to Mason City (Coulee Dam) at an early age and graduated from Mason City High School in 1949. In 1952, he enlisted in the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict, be served two years. He worked for several years at his father's Texaco service station in Coulee Dam. He moved to Brewster in 1971. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Coulee Dam Ward. He was also a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed collecting stamps, coins d tools. Ray was a very giving person and enjoyed helping others. He was a jack of all trades and liked fishing and gardening. In the last six years of his life, he was lovingly cared for by his niece, Cindy, and her husband Art Brown of Brewster. Stavivors include his mother, Mildred Bowman of Las Vegas; two Kenneth of Delano and Glean of Brewstet;, two sisters, Connie Babler of Coulee Dam and Sandra Sumner of Littleton, CO.; numerous neices and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and one niece. Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the Spring Canyon Cemetery in Grand Coulee. Strate Funeral Home, Grand Coulee in charge of arrangements. // May 10 - May 16 Wi00[:K Tfic 0kano00 -- Douglas District Hospital would ]00ke to thank everyone who supports Our facility. A special thank you to members of the Guild, the Physicians on our medical staff and all the employees. You all our Hospital the best it can be! 689-2517 . 507 HOSPITAL WAY, BREWsTER I ii L r