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pauP. 12 SApt 20 2001 Ouad Ci~ H~.mld Cheryl Janet hanke explains the benefits available through Community Choice Health Insurance to I~ebbie Fair; Gelstin. The crowds were kind of thin, but ofoutoftownpeople," from Okanogan table, in fact, was for almost every merchant on Brewster's and Chelan and other places, were in Children's House main street--and some that were#t-- the crowd, he said. who wanted to makt had something to sell or something to Almost every downtown store was the colored macaroni see at the Harvest Fair, sponsored by open, with sales and information.Land Chamber secretar the Brewster Chamber of Commerce. Company owners gave out apples, and said she thought the" Chamber president Bob Dewey said BrewsterMarketplacewas selling soda way allthebusinesse he thought the September 11 terrorist pop. Consumers could get information Main Street. Brewst attacks in Washington, D.C. and New about energy conservation, health MotorsandLesSchwi York City had some effect--people insurance, or gelling in shape. The and sales downtown. just didn't feel like shopping. In Brewster Fire Department andDewey said busin addition, a street dance planned for Okanogan County F'L,e District No. 5 basetbeirreactiononl Saturday night in honor of Mexican had rigs open for inslx;ction. And kids but on the expo Independence Day was canceled. But and adults alike could play a medical participating busine the people that did come seemed to be guessing game in frOnt of Main Street would like to try it ag interested in what was going on; "a lot Health Associates. (The fight-hand spring, and add more adults only.) The d plenty of kids necklaces from Bonnie Dewey est part was the were together on Drug, Boesel all had exhibits ;sses should not heday'sreceipts, ;ure given to ses. He said he fin, maybe in the events. ;tnct at As the general opening of hunting season draws nc~, the U.S. Army Coq3s of Engineers reminds hunters of restrictions in thean~aimmediately around Chief Joseph Dam. The restrictions are for safety and security reasons. In Okanogan County, hunting is not allowed on Corps lands around the dam from the Highway 17 bridge to Bridgeport State Park due to a newly developed hiking and biking trail Hunters are reminq led that it is their through this entire area. responsibility to know the ownership In Douglas County, hunting is of the land they wish to hunt. There is prohibited from the Highway 17 bridge no ownerresponsibili ty topost lands in totheulrstreamboatmmp.Thisincludes the state of Washing, on. all of the Foster Creek drainage on If there are any qugstions regarding Corps property. Hunting is also not hunfingrestrictionso federalproperty allowe(l in the Brandt's Landihg managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Recreation Area dueto fishing and day Engineers. contact lildlife Biologist use improvements located on the site. Bob Fischer. BrewsterHighSchool'sfootballfieldsome smokejumpers was scheduled for installed. Lights and some poles have will be dedicated in a brief ceremony halftime of the game, but their been purchased but not installed. Saturday aftemo0n, September 22, appearance is contingent on the fire The project is being paid for by beforetheBrewster-Bridgeportfootball season. Smokejumpers are prohibited donations.TheBrewsterSchoolBoard game. from doing non-work-related jumps has advanced some money and "It's time to dedicate (the field) to whilethefireseasonisunderway,which currently the district is owed about the youth of our community," said it probably will be on Saturday, Kelly $22,000, Kelly said. Donations are district superintendent Jim Kelly. The said. being accepted; people who donate dedication ceremony will begin at 12:30 The Bear Backers booster club will $100 or more will have their names p.m. Kelly said there are a lot of sell ateriyakilunch,beginningat 12:30 inscribed on bricks or plaques at the volunteers who have worked on the p.m.and continuing through the game. flagpole site. A $100 donation buys a project, some of them since the The project has cost approximately memorial brick. People or businesses beginning,andtheywillberecognized. $100,000 to date, Kelly said; the field thatdonate$1,000willhavetheirnames The national and state colors will be has been fenced and covered with sod inscribed on a granite plaque, while presented at 12:55 p.m with the game and goalposts erected. The flagpole those who donate $5,000 or more will starting at 1 p.m. A demonstration by and its memorial base have been get their own plaque. A simplified dance permit--with Douglas, Bruce, HansonandMcKinley security.Amongotherthings, thatcould limits on how loud the music can get-- streets and State Way. The city council have triggered an evacuation order in for the Columbia Cove Recreation established a small works roster, and towns downstream. Center has been approved by the council approval is not needed for Actually, Kelly said, while security Brewster City Council. construction projects costing $75,000 precautionsatthedamewereincreased, City maintenance director Mike or less. The work may begin before the it was not because there was any threat Shenyer said the changes in the October 10 councii meeting, be said. to the facility or to towns downstream. ordinance affect dances at the City officials awarded a $1%000 Public access is being restricted, there community center only. The idea was contract to Fountain Valley Roofing to are more car-stopping barriers in place to simplify and streandine permit replace the roof on city hall, Shenyer and no packages are being accepted. process for people who want to rent the said; it leaked in multiple places. The Operators of Grand Coulee Dam building for family parties or wedding roofing crew removed three layers of institutedextrasecuritymeasuresearlier receptions. Applicants still will be material and replaced them with a one- thissummer, when the facility received charged rental fees and a cleaning layer rubberized membrane, Shenyer some bomb threats, Kelly said. deposit, but the whole application said. Inside the city, emergency process can be completed at the LibrarianJudyJohnstonwasawarded management officials could not issue community center, a special plaque in recognition of her an evacuation order, it would have to The Angle Trailer Park is directly successful efforts to expand the come from the city council, Kellysaid. behind the community center, and the Brewster Public Library. Shenyeraskedaboutcasesofimminent revised permit places a limit on how Jim Kelly, Brewster School District emergency. Kelly said that in the case loud noises can he at the building, superintendent and part of the city's of troubles at Grand Coulee, for Parties that get too loud can be closed emergency management team, talked instance, probably there would be time down. about the effect in the local area of to inform elected officials. In other business at the regular Tuesday'sterroristactsinWashington, Council member Bob"Fate!ey said meeting Wednesday, September 12, D.C. and New York City. he was unaware that respongibility Shenyer announced that a contract The Pacific Northwest does not have belongedtothecouncil.Inthatcase, he tentatively has been awarded to a potential targets with the immediate said,hewantedtoknowmoreaboutthe company he did not identify to repave name recognition of the Pentagon or city's emergency plan--if one a number of city streets, the World Trade Center. Lut it does existed--and the council's role in it. The city received a $75,000 grant haveanextensivehydroelectricsystem, Kelly said it waspart ofthe emergency fromtheDepartmentofTransportation and all of those facilities were under management team's job to provide for street repairs, hesaid, andthemoney tieightened security after the attack. At enough information to allow a good will be spent to resurface two cul-de- about 1 p.m. on Tuesday, there was a decision. But the city does have an sacsonRiverPlaza, CliffStreetbetween report that officials at Chief Joseph emergency plan, he said, and he will Bridge and 7" streets, as well as Dam had gone to the highest level of review it with the council. 525 W. Main Brewser * 689-2507 or 689-2508 www.smaUtownpaper.com B rdie e e Located in the 525 W. Main Brewster 689-2507 American Legion Hall Healthbeat Fitness Center 97 Arena Lori Holt AG Supply, Brewster Mike Isenhart, DVM Apple Valley Barg:in Barn B.T.O. Construction Bear Cove Video Brewster Car Care Brewster Kiwanis Brewster Marketplace Gene & Harlene Brisbois Jack Burchard Cascade Mechanical Bonnie Colpitts Conn's Collision Repair Countryside Studio Crane & Crane Francis Crane Custom Apple Packers Erlandsen & Assoc. Joe & Alice Gall Gamble Land & Timber Howard & Dorthy Gamble Gebbers Cattle Co. 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