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Wednesday, January 4, 1989, The Sun 5 eac ers ..... ,i:~ ,~iiiiiii~i! / i i v The Peace Corps is looking for a few good teachers who'd like to com- mit one year to working/,with teachers in the Phillipines. "The Peace Corps sent the infor- mation to us to pass on," said re- turned volunteers Thelma and Mel McKibbens of Sheridan. The McKibbens spent two years in Micronesia as Peace Corps volun- teers. They both have some wonder- ful stories to tell of the time they spent on Tinian and Saipan. "Peace Corps volunteers can real- ly make a difference," Mrs. McKib- bans said. "And this call is for only half the usual amount of time." The request is to fill an immediate and urgent need for teacher educat- ors in the Phillipines. The Peace Corps is specifically looking for teachers with five years experience at the secondary level in math, science or English, or five years ex- parlance at the primary level in any discipline. The time frame in which to apply is short. The Peace Corps want applications by Jan. 15. And training for the assignment starts in early April. For further information, either contact the McKibbens at 843-2057 or call toll-free 800-424-8580, ext. 293. MODERN JAZZ DANCE at the Gallery Players Children tl ru Adults Beginning Jan. 3rd Anne Lindberg 879-5427 Yamhill Parkway committee omml bumping along the 99W/ f 18 corridor and slowing to a in Newberg and Dundee has some of the fun out of a day the beach or an evening in Port- be glad to know members of County Parkway Cam- have shared the experience, plan to do something about it. Committee chairman Haugeberg took time Dec. 22 his busy McMinnville legal to explain the committee's the top of Haugeberg's agenda congested stretch of road bet- Dundee and Newberg. "The most important priority for ee is to see that the New- ee area reconnaissance moves forward so that it will be in the Department of Trans- 1990 six-year plan up- he said. "We'd like to see a by ODOT that there are COnomically feasible options chairman David Haugeberg sees a few of these in Yamhill County's future. ep available and then have a proposal to handle that area included in their plans." Haugeberg said a highway solu- tion must be found before ongoing residential and business construction in Newberg/Dundee makes a solu- tion impossible. "If we get to a point where all the areas for highway solutions are filled with houses, the cost will become prohibitive, and we become literally landlocked," he said. "The rest of the world isn't going to wait for us." Haugeberg is also concerned about the nature of development ad- jacent to the corridor. "Another important goal near- term is to make sure future develop- ment doesn't diminish the ability of that highway to carry people," he said. "You hear people continually decry the construction of new free- ways. Then we'd better stop doing those things that restrict the flow of $I 10,000 to replace Grand Ronde cattle barn was almost to the ground early morning. The cause is not ca barn, at 8175 Fire Hall Rd. OWned by Tony Fagundes, con- and there were no in- Je head in two or three weeks, Fa- gundes said. "It could have been worse," Fa- gundes said. "We could have had cattle in there or somebody could have been sleeping in there. So there are some things to be thankful for." The 38-foot by 240-foot barn was insured for $50,000, but will cost $110,000 to replace, he added. Willamina fire chief Bob Brown The barn was being prepared for and would have contained 240 en preven An alert service station attendant what could have been a in downtown Sheridan Day when he discovered unknown amount of gasoline had syphened from his station's un- tank. The fuel was al- to spill onto a vacant lot next were lucky. We ,could have I major fire on our hands. All it have taken was one lit ciga- Sheridan fire chief Larry L Supplies Fixtures. Wiring - Bulbs Outlets - Switches Fitzgerald's Hardware 146 S. Bri Sheridan Sellers R,,( evenge j nter',Rbertsl IS The incident was reported at noon by the unnamed employee of Wade's service station, 243 E. Main St. Eckhardt said someone stuck a garden hose down the tank and pumped water into the tank until it overflowed. Anywhere from S0 to 3,000 gallons of gasoline were allowed to spill. The attendant found the spill when he came to work and immediately called the fire department. BEST BI our present highways. I've suggest- ed intergovernmental meetings bet- ween cities and counties to talk about land use planning." Although the Newberg/Dundee area is at the top of its list, the Park- way Committee has its eye on the en- tire county. "Along with Newberg/Dundee, our committee will be looking from one end of the county to the other," Haugeberg said. Haugeberg emphasized the impor- tance of bringing the weight of the county's consensus to bear when ad- dressing ODOT. "If these highway projects are go- ing to succeed it will be because all the governmental enities, the busi- ness enities and the people who live along this corridor come to a consen- sus of what ought to happen," he said. "The committee is trying to bring that consensus about. "Yamhill County got almost urns Len Deighton ,It Collins t Trum[ Lady" ,ne McCaffr _ ,,'. , l I I,,,,,,;,.. .,,,,k I kb[ S,.,-e ~% Fn,,,.is, I [ 148 S. Bridge Sheridan j I mon.-Fri. 7:30-5, Sat. 9-3 J _~ Member of A.F.S. team [ I said the fire began just before S a.m. and that the fire was not spotted un- til it was well under way because the barn had no windows. Brown added that the cause has yet to be determined, but that lights and a heater that were left on are possible causes. The state fire marshal will investigate. as "It's all cleaned up now," said Eckhardt Monday. The chief explained the fire de- partment closed off the area while service station employees cleaned up the sPill. "They used special absorbent rags to get the top layer. Any that soaked through the ground was dug up," Eckhardt said. The cleanup was completed Sun- day, according to the chief. Best Wk Happy & Prosperous New Year y Farmers! y Batteries ,,c,, or "D" 6-pack AA 8-pack Your cost after mail-in rebate: Land O' Lakes / Cenex Layer 100 16% Protein for hens 50# Farnam II Zimecterin Horse Wormer one dose protection from 16 types of parasites Sherpa-lined Denim Jacket regular price Limited to stock on hand. Prices good through Jan. 17, 1989 147 S.W. Railroad St., Sheridan 843-3292 Monday-Friday 7:30-6, Saturday 8-5, Sunday 9-4 everything it asked for at ODOT this year because we had a consensus. ODOT is not going to spend money on projects where there is disagree- ment, because they've got plenty of projects where there is agreement. They're just not going to involve themselves in family feuds. "It is the ability to get a consensus from one end of the corridor to the other that gives us major clout," Haugeberg added. Hageberg said the committee plans to come up with a proposal to ODOT by late spring or early sum- mer. ODOT will hold public hearings on its six-year plan early in 1990. The Parkway Committee is com- prised of county government and bu- siness leaders, and its mission is to purpose projects to and obtain fund- ing from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Sheridan city administrator Bruce Peat represents the local area. Deadline for Classified Ads Noon Monday 843-2312 THE BEST RESOLUTION For the New Year! Call Stop Smoking Program 434-6515 ForMore Information II Please join us in celebrating our anniversary. Thursday, January 12, 1989 2 p.m. thru 6 p.m. Western Yamhill Medical Center 222 SE Jefferson Sheridan, OR Dr. Jim and Emilie Molloy and staff To Your., The Sun's annual special edition, "To Your Health" will be published Wednesday, January 25, 1989. This edition will include articles and feature stories on the this very important subject - health and well being, getting and staying in shape - a subject of interest to everyone. Deadline to reserve your advertising space is 16.__2- That s less than two weeks before publicatmn so that you can provide our more than 10,000 readers with the most up-to-date inform ation about your services! Call to reserve your space today! Ill