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s on The annual independent audit of the city of Pateros by the state auditor for the year 2000 showed that the city complied with state laws and regulations and its own policies and procedures in the areas examined. The City complied with federal requirements for the Community Development Block Grant it received from the state Department of Community. Trade and Economic Development. The audit also found the city's financial statements were complete and accurate. The city of Pateros was incorporated in 1913 and has a population of approximately 630. The city is administered by a mayor-council form of government. There are five elected council members and an inde- pendently elected mayor. The city operated on a $1.3 million annual budget in 2000. Its five employees provide an array of services including water, sewer, garbage, police, public improvements, plan. ning and economic development. Elected officials serving during the audit period were: Mayor - Carol Mooney; Council members - Linda Heaton. Brian Hicks. Gall A. Howe, Nancy Zimmerman. Kenneth C. McDannald. Clerk-Treasurer is Diane Winans. asks what to do Pateros Chamber members are looking for ideas for a winter event. Actually, Chamber president Chris Fred asked for ideas for a two-day event, something for a weekend or Friday and Saturday. People who have suggestions can contact Freel or other Chamber officers. In other business at the general membership meeting, members voted to charge $20 to food and arts and crafts vendors during the citywide garage sale scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September I and 2. Chamber members will distrib- ute maps from the Visitor's Infor- mation Center, but they will not have a food booth this year. Maps will be available at the VIC from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park will be opened to food vendors iflstead, and arts and crafts vendors are being included for the firsl time. People who want to participate but don't live in Pateros can rent space in the park. The garage sale will include a trea- sure hunt; people will be looking for little Styrofoam treasure chests, hid- den throughout town, and can turn Cant'd from page 1 aped. In the 30-plus years since then, the park has become surrounded by Washington Department of Wildlife lands, and is not considered a good site for intensive developme,t. Keeping the park and trying to enhance it as a wildlife viewing area was considered, but the staff report said PUD officials did not think the park would get much use without places to stay overnight. Other options include expansion at Alta Lake near Pateros, Pearrygin Lake near Winthrop or Sun Lakes near Coulee City. Another possi- bility is the purchase of land on Douglas County shore of the Co- lumbia River, about a mile from the Brewster Bridge. People who have comments on how the money should be spent can sub- mit them to the commission at Bat 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650. winter them in at the VIC for prizes from local merchants. The city of Pateros usually re- quires a permit for a garage sale, but the permits and fees will be waived on that weekend---only, however, for people who register at city hall. Registration is open now, and will continue until the last week in August. Fred announced that a bulletin board is ready to be installed outside the visitor's center. It will be mounted the south side of the building, next to the VIC entrance. Ouad Ci~ Herald Aug 9 2001 Page R Cheryl ,~hweizer photo Members of the AIM team take off on their tour of Okanogan County. Spreading the Word- by bicycle Members of the AIM (Ambassa- dors in Missions) team try to spread the message of the Gospel, anywhere and any way they can. The AIM members travel around the Pacific Northwest and around the world, by airplane, bus, train. In the Northwest they usually take "a van. An air conditioned van," said Bill Reynolds, Edmonds. one of the team leaders. But the team that came to the Brewster Assembly of God last week arrived and departed on bikes The 19 riders, 13 to 20 years of age, ing the love of Jesus to them any way rode around Okanogan County from we can," Reynolds said. Brewster to Riverside. offering their The kids were from Lakewood in help to churches, "seeing how we can be a support to them," Reynolds said. The kids stayed at the church and rode to Bridgeport and Brewster dur- ing their two-day stay. During the week they spent time in Omak and Tonasket as well. "At each commu- nity we just go door to door," talking about their faith; sometimes they held rallies or evening services, "spread- Puget Sound basin and Battle Ground near Vancouver. One rider came from Dayton. The trip was sponsored by the Northwest District, Assemblies of GOd, and MST Ministries. The AIM teams take four trips around the Pacific Northwest each year, but this was the first trip by bike. "We've actually had a great, great time," Reynolds said. Cant'd from page 1 reminding them of the rules, but not until later, and some recipients did not pay prevailing wage. Hirst said the grants were administered by the water resources department, and the commissioners expected the department heads to fulfill their duties. But the commissioners have the ultimate responsibility, Hirst said. They are elected to oversee county management, and they should do that, he said. "We must be more careful, and this year, we are going to be more careful." The county has hired Jim Weed, the former sheriff, as executive administrator. It is part of Weed's job to oversee administration, and the addition of an. executive administrator has helped, Weed said. Brewster physicians met at Amy's Manor July 26 to enjoy a special dinner and promote good communi- cation and relationships among the Three Rivers Community Alliance (TRCA) providers and facilities. The dinner was sponsored by Com- munity Choice and Okanogan Douglas .District Hospital in "I believe that through our combined efforts proved for a grant that will help to promote excellence in medicine in the local community. Community Choice has joined together with the members of TRCA to create Com- munity Pro- vider Groups (CPGs) that will help to coordinate the care of the pa- tients whose TRCA and Director at Harmony House, says he is excited to see the different aspects of medical care com- ing together in this project He will be serving as the TRCA Liaison on the lgam. Dr. Amundson gave the physicians a brief background on the concept of the Carom unity Provider Groups. and the goals that have been developed for the project. Dr. Niehaus shared the progress that has already been look at the roster of people who will be on the CPG team-all are commit- ring their time for this project. It's all- inclusive for the providers in the area. No holdouts! Things are coming to- gether." The medical alliance team includes Physician - Main Street Health, RN Case Manager- Okanogan Regional Home Health, Mental Health prof. - Okanogan County Counseling; So- cial Worker - DSHS. Educator - apprecmt]on of the c o m p 1 e x (Commum Choice Vacanon bible school m Bndgeport ooo io'n that the "ty " medical needs made in developing a team for the Community Medical Center, Mid- Physicians, Physi and TRCA members require that Brewster CPG that will include rep- levelClinician- Main Street Health, United Methodist Church in Bridgeport will be holding vacation bible o, aoo;o,o o o ) a;ff resentation from the Brewster hospi- Hospital - Okanogan/Douglas Dis- sehool, Augustl3-ITfrom9:00toll:30.Thethemewil!be','TheAdventm'es. urse P rac t'i'oner ,'I nt"s' ec'i'a t tal, nursing professionals, acommu- trice Hospital, LTC - Harmony ofLiving God sFamily"withmaterialfromSonC ekJunetion.Th mwili I,h ; t,'r c a ' "eft nity educator, mental health profes- House. be PuPpets, mus,reat'on games;andb cra f e t and:thg ard' t r posmve and mature ciiities hnd sionals, socialworkers, etc. Dr. Amun stated following the are three years old. to going rata 6 grade ages. This is s 3i ns i-e8 By ] rir . . h, nh meeting, "'I lieve that through our II:. r 1 Bridgeport Community Churches. Br'uce"A'm:undsol i t ealttl services Saturday, August 18, from 10:00a.m. to2:00p.m there will be a festival [ - combined efforts (Community weamer " rch s f " . ',contact wun Choice and TRCA members) a more at Ftreman s Park m Bndgeport that also sponsored by area chu e or I ;,; ,h h system is emerging, D.; collaborative, positive and mature [| H L P elementary age children. There will he games, music, freehotdogs, danktank, / o[wasmng'71'Ye?'""" Dr. " t ruce" Amunoson-- t=are ' provmer"'" health services system is emerging. It [] August 1 88 53 0 bed races, and many other activities and games. All are welcome. Direct any [ "" " "" -" -" is building on a tremendously im- [1 August 2 92 63 0 st" n " P tar Sam Buckin ham mn Tar ms success tn ur. t4naa que m s to as g [ helping medical com- Niehaus, Main pressivefoundationofsolid, se ice- 3 93 61 0 [ munities succeed in a difficult Street Health Associates, has agreed oriented, caring clinicians. Which is [.] A'u::st 4 86 0 t"vr A I edonomic environment, was special to be the coordinating physician of what we celebrated tonight." Dr. Au"~ust 5 89 55 0 OOA ffrouo attends camp meetmg [guest. He is-spending time in the TRCA Medical Alliance team. Amundsonhasbeenverypleasedthat ] Brewster helping to set up a new Janet Hanke, previously of Commu- all of the fac lilacs of TRCA have 7 96 0 The Northeast Regional Camp meeting of Seventh-day Adventists met at,project within Brewster in conjunc- nity Medical Center, has accepted a committed to working on this new Fruitland Bible Camp, near Fruitland, August 1-4. I Lion with Community Choice. Cam- position as the facilitatorforthisarea, project when asked. He said,"rake a This is a first for them, at this campsite, since for the past 17 years they have [ munity Choice has recently been ap- Jerry Tretwold, the chairman of met at Lost Lake, in more primitive conditions. However, since they had [[ outgrown the Lost Lake site, they were obliged to find a new location. I The first U.S. patent awarded for a plant was given to Henry F. Th s Fruttland B ble Camp, operated by the Assembly of GOd Church h t rosc lied New Dawn whmh bloom Bosenberg for a c "mb'ng e a," s suc- -. [ cesswely throug out t e s s . orgamzauon, rented the facditzes to the SDA orgamzation " h h ea on t nose attending zrom urewster 3uA unuren were: [ / of the Ed & Maribeth Burns: Charlotte Hamlin, (Winthrop, [ Dorothy & Raleigh Hardin; Christina St. Ciair, withDan&KimTrudeau [ HI ALIH III61NIEFllN I for one day. Judy Trudeau for I day also. Berneice, Harold, Esther & [ I MONTH LuWayne Stouk (l day) and Barbara & Frank Wyman. If rme I"NIII'USIVAIVIILY I The weather was ideal, and all who attended were pleased with the [ J [ |/ [ August accommodatious and the spiritual feast and fellowship. ' I / Lacey Minick seec/ z ,oucAr/o You. SPECIAL STRENGTH? I tY !I I Bring your teaching skills to Bellevue! III I IIBSD seeking talented teaching professionals to provide IIII ! [[instruction for developmentally disabled students (moderateto III I """"" '"""'"'"""" I []severe & profound). Two full-time positions available. Must hold III I1 wA State Teaching Certificate; Special Education III ,endorsement required. Call Human Resources III ~1~! i PHYSICALS II (425)456-4040 for information or IIII - e . m, -~,~" ,~vu w, I ~ v [ /~ I SOONTOA [I III V ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~.~ I CLINIC NEAR I Y:TZI I w/Clo k Adhesive I. e m [ I . Y local climcs are joining together to offer I l ] '4 1 Over 80 Items [ Free Snorts Phvm alsto the youth in our [ ! area. 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