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Ouad City. H~rald ,~pt '20 '~01 pap .~ Cont'd from page l Brewster Fire Department mem- bers paid their own tribute. A parade of fire trucks and ambulances, lights flashing but sirens silent, rolled down Main Street on Friday afternoon. Okanogan Douglas District Hospital Guild members made red. white and blue lapel ribbons and sold them dur- ing the weekend. "'We vere happy to be able to send a check for $600 to the American Red Cross." wrote Joyce Steele. "'May God bless us all." A small crowd attended a memorial ser- vice at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster on Friday. Tammy (Fitzhugh) Spicer is a Brewster native, now living in Spo- kane. She sent a poem to her aunt. Vivian Nails. This fateful morning of September Eleven In the year two thousand and one The American public watches in horror, Appalled, stricken and stunned. One Nation. under God The Country that's proud and tall Has just taken a major hit. As we watch the two towers fall. The grief that this attack has brought Has not even begun to sink in When another interruption comes on TV That we've been hit once again. We stand and watch in disbelief Our nation under attack We lift our heads and pray to God That somehow we can fight back The Freedom we have was not given It was bought with blood, sweat and tears We won't give it up to this terror We won't live our lives in fear[ We won't give them what they're seeking n We won't run and hide Let's wear our ribbons, raise our flags And show our American Pride. We'll search for the ones that did this We will make each one of them pay. We will avenge the lives that we have lost, We are the United States. Brewster mayor Bonnie House Wor Id Trade Center tragedy. Our hearts and prayers are (front left) Small change drive to aid disaster victims tuOe0ts a!Brgwster, and Bridgeport elemen!ar hooIs are soljcit ingthe donation of pennies, dimes, nickels and quarters, and even half-dollars. The children plan to donate their money to the Red Cross, to aid victims of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center Tuesday. September 11. Bridgeport students will accept donations through next Friday, September 28; a penny jar has been set up in the elementary school office. Brewster kids have not established an ending date. A jar for donations has been set up at the reception desk at the grade school entrance. Mansfield Cher with the families of leads the ,mmunity Retired Schweizer photo le victims. tchers to meet in Omak Okanogan County School k Ret4reeesAssocia ion,witl meet on September 2 8, I I a,m. at Whistler's RestaUrant in Omak. Richard Niemeyer will be the guest speaker.an( current health education cla care information, ill be available. SS Dollarsc for scheduled in Brewst r oc.u, ars e,an Ahunter seducationclassissched- ticipants must aqend all classes uled for next week, beginning Satur- to receive the certificate. -,o September 22. Jerry Johnson, Bridgeport, will be Saturday's class will be from the instructor. Topiqs include firearm Area residents are askec to con- 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The re- safety, hunter ethics and wildlife sider making a donation of the items maining classes will be held Monday management. People of any age who through Wednesday or Thursday want to hun! in Washington must evenings, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. take a hunter s edul ation class, said Class will be held in Room 202 Fred Wiltse of thetWashington De- at Brewster High School. Par- partmentofWildli!e" ! you no longer need to Dollars for Scholars Annual Garage Sale. The Mansfield Dollars for Schol- ars is a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide scholarships to Mansfield graduates who are seeking further education. Anyone or groups who have good resell able used items to donate are encouraged to call before October 2 Debbie Jenson or Michele Tanneberg. Group members can provide pickup of your old trea- sures. The Dollars for Scholars Annual Garage Sale will take place on Octo- ber6 starting at 9:00 until? during the Lions Club Auction. The location will be at Lester's Rental, the corner of 1" and Morrow. You For purchasing my pig at the Okanogan Fair ---- Clara Hull would like to e For their continued support of the North Central Washington ])istrict fair and the Okanogan CoutLty Fair Cavadini Partnership Bridgeport Education Association James Socci Dahls Farms Ray & Betty Henton Mike Isenhart, Gross Drug Erlandsen & Associate Les Schwab Tire Center, Grand Coulee Coulee Cooperative Henderson farms i Your contributions and support made the fairs a success for another year Thankyou Ike Vallance photo in s candlelight vigil for the victims of the Hold your head up hight Cont'd from page 2 window for every body to look at. Even their draft-dodgers are not pur- sued and hounded. They are here on our streets, and most of them. unless they are breaking Canadian laws. are getting American dollars from ma and pa at home to spend here. When the railways of France. Ger- man and India were breaking down through age, it was the Americans who rebuilt them. When the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central went broke, nobody loaned the, an old caboose. Both are still broke. I can name you 5000 times when the Americans raced to the help of other people in trouble. Can you name me even one time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was outside help even during the San Francisco earth- quake. Our neighbors have faced it alone, and l"m one Canadian who is damned tired of hearing them get kicked around. They will come out of this thing with their flag high. And when they do they are entitled to thumb their nose at the lands that are gloating over their present troubles. I - I hope Canada is not one of those " Stand proud. America! Hose nozzle causes scare at Chief Joseph A mysterious-looking object thai prompted Chief Joseph Dam offi- cials to summon the bomb squad Thursday night turned out to be a water hose nozzle. Security levels at the dam were increased following the terrorist attacks in the East last Tuesday; "I asked all my operatives to be diligent in their rounds:" said Ed Reynolds, the project engineer. One of the guys found--something. "'There was this object," leaning up against a transmission tower, he said. Standing on end. it resembled an armor-piercing artillery shell, he said. Project officials contacted the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, then the U.S. Army explosive ordinance disposal team based in Yakima. The bomb unit arrived at about 2 a.m Reynolds said. They pulled the object--on a long rope, due to the possibility of boqby traps---into a more secure area. Lying on its side, it was clear the thing was empty; "so at that point, it became "what is it?'" Upon inspection it turned out to be the nozzle from a high-pressure water hose. A subcontractor had been working at the site the previous week, Reynolds said. and apparently the hose had fallen off his truck. "Right now. we're at the highest security level," Reynolds said Monday morning. That was reviewed Monday afternoon, and reduced one level, but all the restrictions remain in place. All public access is prohibited" the boat launches and visitor center are closed, and barriers have been erected at all entrances. Columbia Cove Community Center sets schedule Columbia Cove Community Center and the city of Brewster have an- nounced the Fall/Winter schedule for 2001-2002. Computer Lab: Open now, Monday through Thursday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. - seniors, 3:30 to 5:50 p.m. - children, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. - Adults/family. Game room and gym: Open now, Monday through Friday, 3:10 to 8:30 p.m. Boxing Club/weightlifting: Starts October 2, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Open now, Thursdays, 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. Cooking with Carlota: Starts September 21, Fridays, 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. Arts N Crafts: Starts September 18, Tuesdays, 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. Hoor Hockey: September 17, Mondays 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. US Citizenship classes: Starts November 2, Fridays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All activities are free with membership, 3 month membership fees are as follows: Seniors/children - $ I0.00, Adults - $15.00, Family - $25.00 annual rates available. Meeting space available Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (weekends flexible) Gymnasium and kitchen are available for special events. Accident injures Bridgeport man A Bridgeport man suffered injuries when the car in which he was a passenger ran off the road near Okanogan Monday, September 17. Paul Brownlee, 35, was a passenger in a car driven by Martin French, 69, Bride,report. French was driving south on SR 97 about 12 miles south of Okanogan when his car ran off the roadway to the left. It came to rest on the embankment. Brownlee was transported by Lifeline Ambulance to Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. French was not injured, The car, a 1978 Ford Tempo: su ,t, iaed $3.000 damage. Help Is Just Around The Comer. 4" Ultimate Finish Stain Brush K 601 930 B6 Gal. True Value Deck Wash Cleans and restores wood in just minutes with- out scrubbing. K 776 107 F4 ~iiiiiiiiiiiii!~:::::~ :~ii~: :;!:!: :~ .:ili!!? iii:::::: Woodsman Stains Our premiUm exterior stains--newly reformulated to withstand weathering and wear and tear better than ever! Choose from oil-based or acrylic formulas, both deep-penetrating and available in a wide selection of elegant colors, either solid or semi-transparent. 811 Hwy 97, Brewster 689-2421 - Lighthouse Bird Feeder - Pedestal Planter iii