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Interlake Spectator (Newspaper) - March 25, 1987, Springfield, Manitoba the Interlake Our eye oh farming in the award winning AgriViews A midafternoon fire on Saturday kept firefighters hunting for hotspots for close to five The blaze began in the front room of the 1903 structure at the Leadership Training Centre in no one was injured in the Unlucky superintendent ousted by trustees ByShelZolkewich and Bain Gair Superintendent Al Olson was dismissed by the Evergreen school board last week after trustees con sidered his evaluation which received mixed A motion not to renew Olsons contract was passed with a six to three vote after over two hours of discussion among the trustees at the boards 16 The vote came after trustees studied a 20point evaluation of Olsons performance prepared by the board with the assistance of a Manitoba Association of School Trustees Board Chairman John Rozecki and veteran Trustee Vivian Leduchowski contradicted one another on the substance of that There were a few negative but there were a lot more positive things in the evalua said who voted against dismissing On the 20 there were more negative than said Arborg Trustee Olron was surprised at his dismissal in light of what he called a good report formulated by the nine Its not any secret that the evaluation was quite a good The inconsistency is there for you to Ols9n On the one they give you a good report and the next thing your contract isnt In the evaluation aspects of Olsons leadership were debated by After a lengthy closeddoor discussion on the superintendents past leader Leduchowski put the motion on the table not to renew his con which expires in Rozecki felt there was insuffi cient reason to terminate Olsons We had documentation regarding his employment where he had gone Rozecki Trustees did not divulge any of the specifics of the Approval was not given to the evaluation at the 16 Trustees passed a motion to table that Olson expressed surprise that a number of trustees who had previously been supportive of him Continued on page Blaze destroys 1903 structure ByShelZolkewich Gimli fire chief Bert Bouillet says a cause has yet to be deter mined for a blaze that gutted a threestorey structure at the Gimli Leadership Training Centre this I havent quite pinned down the cause Sometimes its hard to Bouillet According to Satur days fire began in the living room of a remodeled 1903 one of the properties used to house guests at the owned by the provincial Firemen got the alarm just before 1 and about 15 of them had the fire under control within 20 But because pLthe massive size and unique structure of the firemen stayed on for a total of five hunting down hot spots and internal Bouillet explained that once the temperature in the living room the stairwell acted like a chimney to shoot the flames up to the second and third A burning staircase presented a challenge to Manitoba Hydro was called in to cut away some wires and brought an extendable bucket that the fire crew made some use of to reach the upper level Town of Gimli manpower and equipment was used to clear away snow around the building and make way for the Because of the intense heat in side the firemen were forced to periodically take a breather Continued on page Contamination source sought By Peter Schroedter ASHERN Local officials are reserving comment on the connec tion between the recent failure of a sewage pumping station and polluted residential wells in the Most of the seven homes af fected are on Spruce which runs off Main West behind the Lakeshore Hospital and Personal Care home Homeowners are complaining that the water from their private wells smells like sewage in a number of cases suspect that the illnesses in the homes at the time were caused by the contaminated All the towns public works ex cept the sewage system are super vised by the towns The sewage system is the respon sibility of the rural municipality and falls within the boundaries of Greg Vinces ward Siglunes Lome Park ex plained that both the stations pumps had shut down at the same one becauseof a short in its Inside Fuss Budget Enns denounces NDP tax measures Jft in Lakers slam dunk UofW Provincial Champions The Gimli Lakers win their first provincial basketball the other because it overloaded and tripped its safety As a result the sewage backed up and began to cause some pro The most visible and immediate damage occurred at the Ruchot zke residence where the sewage backed up into the Terry who is a member of the towns said this is not the first time the problem had come We put in a backup valve after the last time but it must have rusted and not closed when the sewer started to back Our water is contaminated because sewage came right in to our basement and thats where our well The stuff in pur well is sewage and were not using He added that as far as he knew the sewage only backed into his I dont know what happened to other homes but in our home it is definitely sewage in the Continued on page
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