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City to address derelict building during bridg rehabilitation Continued from PAGE 1 During the rehabilitation, traffic across the bridge will be limited to one lane with a stop light added at the south end of the bridge to facilitate the traf- fic flow. One concern posed by the council has yet to be worked out--access across the bridge by emergency vehicles. Initially it was planned to provide fire apparatus, ambu- lances and law enforcement with devices that could change the lights. ODOT is now rec- ommending that emergency personnel wait and use the lights, which will result in a 30 second delay. Before that decision is given a stamp of approval, the state will meet with law enforce- ment and fire district represen- tatives. "We have asked for one more meeting with the state traf- fic engineer," Nicholas said. Whatever decision is made, ODOT is planning to monitor the flow of traffic. They have the authority to change the way the signal is functioning, Nicholas said. The council is planning a celebration at the completion of the rehabilitation project. 'q'his is going to be a very good look- ing bridge when we're done," Nicholas told them. That raised another con- Get ready! Get set! 2012-13schoolyear. Splash! The first Annual West Valley Kiwanis Club duck race is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Garden Spot Park in down- The Wildwood Hotel do- nated dinner for two and a night's stay, Ray's grocery store, True Value Hardware, Sun Shack and Golden Val- ley Brewery have all donated cern the condition of thetown Willamina. gift certificates, too. buildings on either side of the While waiting for the The most waddled.after river. The backdrop for the colorful foul to make their prizes be a specially photos of the new bridge will include derelict buildings from every angle. "This is the time to do it," pointed out Councilor Rene Quinones. The council decided to make it a priority to clean up $5 for children. Tickets for the duck race will be available for pur- chase up until race time. the town--possibly passing Prizes total $1,600 with the new ordinances in the near fu- top prizebeing aunit ofpre- ture--to pave the way for it. mium ]2-foot 2x6s, do- Addressing deteriorating hated by Hampton Lum- buildings will be on the agenda for every meeting until some- thing has been done, the coun- cil decided. The public will be invited to the meetings. "I want them in here. I want their two cents worth," said Mayor Val Adamson. ber, valued at $700. Next is dinner for two and a night's stay worth $200 at Sp'mt Mountain Casino. Both Sheridan and Wdlamina high schools have offered up season tickets to all Spartan and Bulldog home sporting events in the made duck pillow case or the hats you've seen quacking about town. The rubber duckies will be dumped in Willamina Creek at 1 p.m. and are ex- pected to arrive at Garden Spot Park at precisely the right time---about 20 to 30 minutes later----tojoinlhebar- beetle. Ducks are being sold for $2 each. Tickets are avail- able at The Sun, Hagan Hamilton, Dr. Brook's of- fice and G&M Insurance. The event is a fundraiser for the West Valley Kiwanis Club with proceeds benefiting kids in the West Valley. Registration for all Willamina students set for next week It's almost time for school to Freshmen: 3 pan. to 4 p.nx begin and along with purchas- Seventh and eighth graders ing school supplies and fall ap- will register from 5 p.rn. to 8 p.m. parel, it's time to think about Registration is required for school registration, all students. For the older stu- Registration for all new and dents it's the time to pay fees, returning Willamina School get their lockers and receive District students is scheduled for class schedules. next week. Both the elementary and Students in grades kindergar- high school are located at the ten through 6 can register at Oaken Hills campus, 1100 Willamina Elementary School Oaken Hills Drive. Classes from 8 a.rn. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 15 will start Aug. 28. or from 8 a.rrt to 4 p.ro on Aug. For more information con- 16. tact Willamina Elementary All middle and high school School, 503-876-2374, or students will register on Aug. Willamina High School, 503- 15. Students will register ac- 876-2545. cording to grade level: Schools in Sheridan will Seniors: Noon to 1 p.m. register students later this Juniors: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. month. A list of times will be Sophomores: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. published next week. Wednesday, August 8, 2012, The Sun 5 contest continues By lan Black The contest was judged by Correspondent, The Sun Stella Bohnsack, a co-owner of KLYC, Eve Fuller, the moming The Yamhill County Fair is show host for KLYC, Carl a mid-summer tradition for wheat, andCraigHaagensonco- many local residents, enjoying owner ofRibslayer, BBQ to Go. the festival food, the carnival The ribs were judged on rides and various farm animals three categories: appearance, brought to the grounds. In ad- tenderness and texture andtaste. dition to this, many local arti- The judges gave each team a sans enter their works, be they score individually based on a pa'mtings, photographs, science double blind number system. presentations or flower ar- Third and Second place rangements, winners received gift certifi- Another local fair mainstay, cates to the Ribslayer, the first the barbeque contest, had to places winners, team Oh So overcome some serious odds Meaty, walked away with a when the State Fair, that used new barbeque grill supplied by to supply and fund all of the the fair, as well as a gift certifi- contests, pulled their support cate to the Ribslayer. for all of the county fairs. Be- "I think it went very well cause of this the fan:had to take considering this was our first on the responsibility and cost year," contest spokesperson of the contest themselves, and KLYC sports director However, thanks to numer- Brian Efiksen said. ous sponsors, the fair was still OveraU, five teams competed able to the run the contest free in the events. Seven were origl- of charge for all contestants, nally slated to, but two teams The meat was supplied by couldn't make it to the fair Carlton Farms and publicity for "We're hoping next year the contest was championed by that we can get even more spon- KLYC, the local McMinnville sots and more pnzes for our radio station, contestants," Eriksen said. Strong Academic Program Modern Methods Old Fashioned Values Registration August 16 3-7 p.m. Grades 1-8 Classes begin August 22 Call 503-879-5812 for more information Serving the community for over 30 years. BERNARPS FARM. I L= "Best in the West and quite a ways East!"I I I s755 sw M M, OR 9a2S 1503"47>49 31 Sweet Corn / I Beans, Cucumbers, Greens," Summer Squash, Berries I][ 5:30 Daily I Thurs. at Farmer's Market FARMERS FINANCIAL SERVICES Sandi licker Insurance & Financial, Services Agent Auto Home Life Business Mutual funds* Variable Univers al Life* Variable Annuities* IRKs and 401 (lOs* .529 College Savings Plans* Securities offered through Farmers Financial Solutions, LLC PO Box 6025, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 (818) 584-0200 Member NASD 503-843-7300 www.insurewithsandi.com ii i!!iil i ii!i i! i!i!I iii! ili i! !i ! ?!; Kids Our physician referral line has changed Please call 503.435.4575 Or visit wvmcweb.com 2700 SE Stratus Ave McMinnville, Oregon 503.472.5131 WILLAMETTE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Friday, August 10th 5:30 pm Barbeque $6 6:30 pm Knox Brothers (Gospel) 7:30 pm RC Aircraft Your donation of canned food for local food banks is appreciated. Camping available. Dry camp only Campers must Register PICNIC AREA AVAILABLE Saturday, August 11 th Daybreak Hot Air Balloons Flyout (weather permitting} 7:30 am Breakfast $5 9:30 am Tethered Balloon Rides - FREE ? am - 2. Car Show- FREE ? am - 2 Kids Games and Waterslides - FREE I0 - 2 Horse and Wagon Rides - FREE II am & I pm Second Winds Band - FREE II- I PM Lunch $3- $6