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t.~ 3Vo I Serving Sheridan, Willamina and Grand Ronde VOLUME 94, NO. 21 WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1994 50 CENTS PER COPY ban Linscheid of Sheridan upset Jones, Yamhill County sur- and Tom Bunn of Dayton beat gets in the county corn- race in the May 17 election. a Democrat, will off against Republican Larry of Amity in the November election while Bunn, a will battle Democrat Lopuszynski who is seeking his term. soundly defeated both ballot measures. Mcasure to merge the sheriff and tmns- levies into a new tax base 8,437-4,325. Measure 36-7 to county commissioners to the surveyor failed 8,285- and Smith "l'he election was marked by a low Only 37 percent of Yamhill Democrats and 47 percent cast ballots. in Yamhill County voting in bigger races by Denny Smith for gover- Bill Witt for Congress. ~s John Kitzhaber in Witt will battle first- term Democrat Elizabeth Futse. Democrats locally also followed the trend in larger races by support- ing Hank Vredenburg, a Woodbum teacher, over Amity's Lujean Smith for the 38th Oregon House District. Vredenburg will face Republican Patti Milne, a first-term legislator, in November. Local voting reflected the state- wide rejection of Measure 2 which would have allowed new motor vehicle fuel taxes for dedicated purposes. The measure failed 10,525-2,352 in Yamhill County. Yamhill County results from the Republican primary included: U.S. Congress, 1st District: Bill Witt, 3,619; Cleve Larson, 1,504; Barton DeLacy, 988. Governor: Denny Smith; 3,472; Craig Berkman, 2,715. Yamhill County commissioner, Position 3: Tom Bunn, 2,863; Linda Stephenson, 1,811; David Van Ber- gen, 1,306; and Joann Stoller, 755 ...... ~:,:~;,z:~ Democratic primary results .4r tz .:~ ~,~. /~ ,',, ~ ,, .~, ~ t J included: _.. :~ ~:..> ., - z z ~~ j ?! .J .J i [ ~ , -- .at ," ". .... "" i State representative, 38th dis- Kindergarten roundup at Willamina Elementary School gbes trict: Hank Vredenburg, 442; pre-schooler Brandy Shell, left, and kindergartener Carolyn See ELECTION, Page 5 Neighbor& a chance to share a book. Photo by Corinne Ivey. ITtavis Moore "They are bigger and easier to Writer, The Sun understand now," she said. "They you noticed anything differ- are on almost everything you see. 1 the nutritional informa- think it's great. Something needed packages latel),? to be done. I think they should be on have you aren't alone. New everything." Some of the shoppers noticed the now require man- levels for specific reasons. to make these labels big- easier to read and the must be for a reasona- Kitty Manley of Sheridan said, "I size. see that more products are showing how much sodium is in them. That passed a bill this month is important to me because I am on manufacturers until August a sodium free diet." with the new law. Many already have made the Regina Haskell of Sheridan said she appreciates the new require- ments. "I've been noticing the changes," she said. "They are more clear now. The serving size used to be ridicu- lous sometimes. I'm glad they at Select Market in were asked if they had any differences in the labels. Herber of Willamina said %ticed the difference. finally started to do it." Some of the shoppers noticed much change. hadn't Bemett Samples of Sheridan said, "'I haven't really noticed but I haven't done much shopping. If it is something I am going to buy I look at the label especially if it is clearly marked." Natalie Sepion of Sheridan said, "I haven't noticed any change lately. I look at the fat but I don't notice much else." One of the few food products that is yet to comply was evident at Select. A company representative was handing out samples of Tombstone Pizza. Herber noticed that Tomb- stone didn't have the nutritional information on the package. , ,%.: =i t of Willamina and her 2-year-old son, Nathan, check out nutritional Information on at Select Market in Sheridan. New labels are popular with shoppers.--Photo by School budget cuts include one position One administrator may have to be cut to balance next year's Willamina school district budget, according to Superintendent Larry Audet. Audet placed the administrator's job on a list of budget cuts totaling more than $107,000. The admini- strator's position would account for $65,390. Other proposed cuts include elim- inating outdoor school next year to save $4,730 and trimming transpor- tation costs by $12,000 by eliminat- ing half-day in-service days and making them full-day instead. The budget committee will review Audet's list at 7 p.m. Friday in the Wiilamina Elementary School library. Two locals hurt in Highway 18 crash Jody L. Brewer and Misty Biakely, both of Grand Ronde, were hurt in a two-car crash on Highway 18 near Sheridan last Thursday night. They were both treated and released from McMinnville Com- munity Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle, John Severin Anderson, 33, of McMinnnville, was headed west on Highway 18 about 8:40 p.m. and turned into the path of Brewer's vehicle, according to Yamhill County sheriff's reports. Anderson was arrested on several charges. Anderson and the two occupants in his vehicle, Robert J. Craft and Diane Barnaby, both of McMinn- ville, were also injured in the crash. Barnaby was flown by Life Flight helicopter to a Portland hospital. Housing projects on planning docket When Farmers needed insurance, we didn't horse around. Isn't it cheaper to get the mail? Not really. Mail order prescriptions might save you about two cents per day per prescription, but you have to give up the quick, personal service you've come to expect from us. One of the downfalls of mail order is that it may take a couple of weeks to get a prescription that we can fill while you wait. Plus we're right here so we can tell you all the important information you need to know about your prescription and instantly answer any questions you might have. DRUGS 212 NE Main Street Phone 876-2112 Pharmacy 876-8652 Mon.-Sat. 9-6 The Sheridan planning com- mission will hold public hearings on a 30-unit housing project and a mobile home park on June 13. Jim Anderson, a local builder, is seeking approval for the housing project on 10 acres at the north end of Elm Street. Tom and Renee Callanan are requesting annexation of 4 acres on Sheridan Road for a mobile home park. We knew what farmers needed, because our founding fathers were farmers themselves. If you'd like to learn more about our hard-working team, don't horse around. Call Huntley Insurance. HUNTLEY INSURANCE Gary Hampton ! 130 E. Main Street Sheridan 843-2384 Q Creel chosen for Willamina Emily Creel has been chosen as valedictorian for the 1994 Willa- mina High School graduating class. Jolene Smith and David Goodwin were chosen as salutatorians. Creel, the daughter of Karen Creel of Willamina and Dennis and Cheryl Creel of Salem, will attend Western Oregon State College and major in pre-physical therapy. She has lettered in three sports during high school, playing basket- ball and softball all four years and volleyball for three years. She also was student council activities direc- tor and student correspondent to the school board. She is a member of the National Honor Society, OSSOM Club, Pep Club and vice president of the United Students Club. Goodwin, the son of Bob and Georgia Goodwin, plans to attend Chemeketa Community College and major in computer aided draft- ing. He has been a member of the Jazz Choir all four years and the high school choir, band and pep band for two years. He is a member of the Youth for Christ Club and the National Honor Society. Smith, the daughter of James and Rosalie Smith, plans to continue working at U.S. Bank while attend- ing Chemeketa Community College where she will take bank-related classes. She has been a member of Jazz Choir for three years and has served as treasurer for the senior class, National Honor Society and Pep Club. She also has volunteered with the Willamina ambulance program and has been a Girl Scout for 13 years. Graduation ceremonies will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Glenn Larkins Field. Sandra Shultheis, the graduating class's kindergarten teacher, and Lewis Littlejohn, a 1953 graduate of Willamina High School, will be featured speakers. A baccalaureate ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the high school auditorium. The service is sponsored by the West Valley Minis- terial Association. Pastor Duane Slocum will be the speaker. Creel Goodwin Smith Christian Slgrist Schouten O Christian and Sigrist at SHS Diana Christian and Greg Sigrist have been chosen as valedictorians for Sheridan High School's 1994 graduating class. Kees Schouten was named salutatorian. Christian, the daughter of David and June Christian, plans to attend Oregon State University and enroll in exploratory studies. She has been a member of the student council, the Service Club and National Honor Society and has played on the girls basketball team. Sigrist, the son of Paul Sigrist and Karen Nelson, also plans to attend OSU and major either in pre-med or chemistry. He has been on the school's cross-country and track teams and is a member of National Honor Society. Schouten, the son of Hans and Adrienne Schouten, plans to attend Reed College and study psychology. He was an exchange student to Holland as a junior and is interested in computers. Sheridan High School's Class of '94 will receive diplomas at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the high school field. Rosalie Ayora has resigned as Chapman Grade School principal, a job she filled this school year. Ayora replaced Harry Shipman who had filled the principal's post for eight years but faced criticism for discipline problems at the school. Despite Ayora's take-charge style, discipline problems at Chapman are still a major concern. Some educat- ors feel the school should be div- ided in half with the 4th through 6th grades in one half and the 7th and 8th grades in the other. Board member Dick Paay said at a recent budget meeting that Chap- man's discipline problems are the No. 1 need in the district; that's why Paay supports spending $44,000 to send teachers from Chapman and Fauiconer Elementary Schools to a 7-day summer class to learn how to communicate more effectively with students. The expenditure has been questioned by several budget com- mittee members who have said the money might be better spent on equipment. The Sheridan High School base- ball and softball teams will play in the state_p_layffs this week. The Lady Spartans will travel to Astoria to take on Knappa tomorrow at 4:30 in the first round of the state playoffs. Coach Carol Grauer said the game may be moved to 4 p.m. The Spartan baseball team will host its first ever state playoff game Friday against Knappa. Sheridan won the West Valley League title this year. Thee games will cost $4 for adults First Federal .- x , g"av'n- " .... s and Loan " ' WEST VALLEY COMING EVENTS: ........ SHERIDAN SCHOOL BAND UNIFORM BENEFIT GARAGE SALE-CAR WASH-BAKE SALE: Sat., May 28, 9 to 3, & Sunday, May 29, 10 to 2, Sheridan High School. PHIL SHERIDAN DAYS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you can help with the Chicken & Ribs BBQ please call Sharon McCool, 843-2751. Local crafters reserve your table for the Hometown Craft Fair, call Suzanne at 843-4583 or Marge at 843-3315. Local vendors reserve your booth space now, call Jack Ashworth at 843-4473. FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL at Sheridan Assembly of God (4 yr. olds) pre-school begins Sept. 2nd. M-W-F 9-11:30 a.rd. $50/month, $30/sign-up & registration. Limited to first 15 students. Call Linda at 843-3277 or 843-3934. iiii n 7