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Page A-2 January 7, 2010 Ritzville Adams County Journal I HorAND RFAD¢- To-EAr EVERY DAY! i: iiiiiiiii,, • i! , ..... il  SUN MART " -102 W. GALBREATH WAY ° RITZVILLE ° 659-4074 TADA! A troupe of young actors pauses during dress rehearsal earlier this week as they prepare for "Cinderella with the Commedia Players," under the watchful eye of Director Rosemarie Schultz, Assistant Director Ashleah Allen and Stage Manager Katherine Wolf. The cast Journal photo by Jennifer Larsen includes Krista Russell (back, standing), Taylor Templin, Corrina Herrman, Katlyn Smith, PJ Carter, Marshall Fryberger, Heather Carruth, Brianna Seaton, Dylan Kiehn, Victoria Russell, Ashleah Allen (front, left), Katherine Wolf and (not pictured) Jared Tyler. sser to offer update at ag technology, Wilke Farm Research workshop Farmers are invited to attend a workshop in Davenport on the latest technology for agriculture, including multiple product application, autoboom and GPS systems technology. Robb Soliday of the Odessa Trading Company and Jim Baergen of Evergreen Implement, Inc., are the featured speakers. Aaron Esser from WSU Extension will also provide an update on research at the Wilke Farm. The workshop will be held at the Davenport Memorial Hall, 511 Park Street, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15. The workshop, with a hosted breakfast available, is free and open to anyone interested. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, Jan. 13, to the Lincoln County Conservation District at 509-725-4181 extension 3. This event is offered by WSU Extension and the Lincoln County Conservation District. For more information contact Diana Roberts Hartwig to serve as 2010 chairman The initial order of business for the Adams County Commissioners Monday morning was selecting the chairman and vice chairman for 2010. Roger Hartwig will assume the responsibilities of chairman. Jeff Stevens will serve as vice chairman. In addition to serving as the governing body for the county, each commissioner accepts specific assignments. The commissioners agreed to continue with their 2009 assignments: Hartwig's duties include GWMA, LEOFF, Hanford Reach, Grant/Adams WSU Extension, Emergency Services and the Adams County Development .Council. Stevens will continue on the Adams County Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Martin Hall, Regional Support Network, JTPA-PIC, Washington Counties Risk Pool, Social Services Administration Board and the Adams County Emergency Food/ Shelter Board. Commissioner Rudy Plager's assignments are Crab Creek WRIA No. 43, Cow Creek WRIA No. 34, Big Bend Resource Conservation & Development Council. Adams County Community Network, Aging and Adult Care, Eastern Columbia River Council of Governments, QuadCo RTPO. Adams County Courthouse Operation & Maintenance, Adams/ Lincoln WSU Extension. the state's Farmland Preservation Committee and the Policy Advisory Group. Penmanship tops Parkinson's Support Group Monday This month's agenda for the Parkinson's Support Group telehealth program on Monday, Jan. 11, features information about writing and how the disease affects the task. Beginning at 2 p.m. at East Adams Rural Hospital, George Amend will lead an educational talk about "Writing: How to improve penmanship when hands are shaking." Pre-registration is requested by calling Vicky Johnson at 659-5404. The programs are live, interactive educational talks by a guest speaker and are geared toward helping Parkinson's families improve their knowledge of Parkinson's disease as well as improve their quality of life. Classes are offered the third Monday of each month. The support group is sponsored by the Parkinson's Resource Center of Spokane in conjunction with Northwest Parkinson's Foundation. The program is available through video conferencing at East Adams Rural Hospital via Inland Northwest Health Services/Northwest TeleHealth. at WSU Spokane County Extension, phone 509-477-2167 or e-mail robertsd@wsu.edu. Special accommodation for a disability is available by contacting the listed agencies beforehand or availability cannot be guaranteed. WSU Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability and sexual orientatiion. Evidence of noncompliance, may be reported through the loc:al WSU Extension Office. Pastime Broagted Chicken Full Menu Available To Go Order Welcome 119 W. Main Avenue • (509) 659-0222 11 a.m. to close Monday thru Saturday ' The RtI'Ah ¢ountr Adams County 216 W, Railroad Ave., P0 Box 288 Hailed to You 659-1020, FAX 659-0842 ....... .... °00il 2010 DOG LICENS iS Spayed or Neutered ....... s10 Unneutered .................... s15 $25 License Penalty Will Be Applied After the Jan. 31 Deadline Brinq Rabies Information Available at the (Cannot License City Clerk's Office Without) 216 E. Main Avenue ° Ritzville 659-1930 ADAMS COUNTY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL 2010 Stakeholders Hosted Luncheon TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010 FREE LUNCHEON AT NOON AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL HALL 106 W. BROADWAY " RITZVlLLE KEN OLSON, MANAGING DIRECTOR REGIONAL SERVICES UNIT WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WASHINGTON STATE MICROENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION For more information, contact: Cara Broeckel, Executive Director PC Box 504, Ritzville, WA 99169 1-800-694-4617 • EMAIL: acdc884@centurytel.net One hundred years ago The Ritzville Times January 6, 1910 J.B. Shutz has sold the Wellington Pool and Billiard hall. in Lind to M. G. Perkins, and the new proprietor will take possession of the busi- ness today. Zent and Cannon are now located in their new suite of offices in the Greene block where they have three comfortable rooms. A committee from the school board was at the High school building Wednesday planning improvements in the way of indoor toilets. The S.E & S: Wednesday completed the build- ing of a stockyard in the cut south of the depot at Washtucna. An Edison photograph is a nice Christmas present for, the whole family. Emerson Drug Co. sole agents. Seventy-five years ago Ritzville Journal-Times " January 10, 1935 The Maag Motor Supply company, branch agency for the Motor Supply company of Spo- kane, has been opened in the Kalkwarf Motor company building, with Paul W. Maag as owner and manager. Myers-Shepley company, pioneer merchandis- ing firm. has recently affiliated with the Red and White grocery buying agency, hey were formerly " associated with the Federated company, which has been absorbed by the new Red and White setup. • * In" wltat"was perhaps the largest initiation ceremony ever held by a subordinate Grange body A PHOTO FROM 1985 1985 Ritzvilte Journal photo FOUNDERS AWARD for Crusade from the American Cancer Soci- ety was presented to the Lincoln County-North Adams Unit for crusade work done in 1983-84. The unit raised $16,000, highest in the state for small counties. Branch Chairperson Margaret Wellsandt of Ritzville received the award on behalf of the Lincoln County-North Adams Unit and was presented with a silver tray as the unit's most inspirational member. of 1960. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clar- ence Thiel. Otto Halways took over as vendor at the Ritzville liquor store this week following an inventory and audit by state supervisory personnel. The 1960 "March of Dimes" fund campaign for polio, birth deects and arthritis will be directedin Ritz- ville this year by Virgil Meyer, local wheat farmer. Walter Haase, Ritzville, was the first county resi- dent to purchase a car license tab in the county auditor's office Monday. Levein Schroeder of Ritzville was first in line for a truck tab. Twenty-five years ago Ritzville Adams County Journal January 10, 1985 Motorists using city streets, county roads and state highways in Adams County on New Year's Eve last week recorded a perfect record 7 not one driver arrested by law enforcement personnel for driving while intoxicated. Bill Loorras is looking forward to a great future for International Harvester following its purchase by Tenneco, the parent company of J. I. Case. in the state of Washington, 102 candidates were Lind Saturday evening. Eighty nine candidates were initiated into the Lind Grange, ten into the Kahlotus Grange, two into the Rimrock Grange and one into the Ralston Grange. Fifty years ago The Ritzville Journal Times Labes has been affiliated with the Wellington for the past three years. Larry Kramer and Gale Gfeller of Lind, who was reelected to his District No. 2 commissioner's position last November, were both sworn into office Monday morning by Auditor Kim Yerxa. Gfeller became chair- January 7, 1960 man of the board on a nomination by Disct No. 3 Sue Ellen hnertz, born to Mr and Mrs Chic ,-, ' ' ....... thell