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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 25, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A2 BRANDON June 2002 IN BRIEF Missing mans body recovered from lake The body of a North Dakota man missing for three days has been recov ered from Rock Lake in the Rural Municipality of An RCMP dive team recovered the body of Steve Michael Schottenbauer yesterday is believed to have fallen overboard while Schottenbauer was reported missing after he failed to return from a fishing Later that Schottenbauers boat drifted to shore with no one Chomiak names 15 to interim RHA board Health Minister Dave Chomiak has named 15 people to the interim board of the new Assiniboine Regional Health The health which is expected to be formally established July is the result of amalgamation of the Marquette and South Westman The board will be cochaired by Robert Bone and Bill the cur rent chairs of the respective The interim board will govern the new region until a permanent board is appointed in April Brandon Sun Keystone Air Services has licence reinstated WINNIPEG A Manitoba air line whose plane crashed on a Winnipeg street had its flying licence reinstated by Transport Canada yester day and has resumed carrying passen Keystone Air Services had its licence pulled after an early probe into the June 11 crash that injured seven people showed the plane was out of fuel and did not have a mandatory autopilot in operation when it went Susan a spokeswoman for Transport said Keystone was given its licence back following a twoday inspection of the airlines operation over the Keystone also provided govern ment inspectors with an eightpoint action she McLennan would not outline the details of the but said it includes action related to fuel management and remote fueling A relative of three of the people hurt in the crash blasted the Transport Canada Sheila a Kansas resi dent whose father and brother were on the Piper Navajo Chieftain said the move does not make I have a mutilated father who lost a whose life is still in jeopardy so the fact that Keystone has a new policy manual does not impress me a Floodman Transport Canada had an oppor tunity to keep that plane on the ground and instead theyre letting it back in the My familys life has been altered Canadian Press LOTTERIES PICK 3 7 SCHOOL OKI I GARBAGE DAY 3 CONTACT US Toll DEATHS Michael Eugenia Inga of Fairview Agnes Jerri Joyce Nee French of Swan Lake First Kathleen Kay of Elmer Harold born in Jane 99 years Raymond of Joseph born in Margaret passed away in City could leave itself open to lawsuit mayor CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al Band councillor Ken McKay said everything hinged on last nights That was do or Finally we can start negotiating a casino site in Atkinson said passing a motion sup portive of starting talks leaves the city open for a lawsuit if negotiations The minister responsible for Steve was unavailable for com His spokeswoman said she didnt know whether the resolution satisfies the provinces The project would bring 300 more video lottery terminals and 12 gaming tables to creating an estimated 400 fulltime The band would receive 70 per cent of net although it will likely cut up its share to pay Casinos Austria to operate Assuming the city and band can agree on payment for city it will still BRANDON SUN FILE PHOTO Vern Millar hugs his miniature at their Souris home earlier this A Melitaarea resident gave Ranger a new home after Souris town council told Millar he had 30 days to remove the horse from his Incident nothing but Millar says CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al Elwin chief administrative offi says the town will likely look at devel oping a new bylaw or amending its ani mal control which deals only with cats and to avoid similar problems in the Millar is rehictant to He says the whole which gained national has caused him nothing but trouble with local resi I have been very severely so I have to let it a dejected Millar He doesnt plan to follow through on his threat to buy the biggest bloody dog he can find to replace That was just in Ranger relocated last While he has no other horse compan ionship at the Brown says hes had lots of including many curious humans whove stopped in to have a He seems Hes got a big pen and hes had a lot of visitors so and I have three goats that can come and go in the same pen as Company president devastated by situation CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al Witnesses described watching in dis belief as the enclosed Lady Duck plowed into the water while trying to make the dock at a marina across from Parliament A dozen people were on The water was coming over the windshield and once it did the boat plummeted pretty much to the said Mario a boat It happened very As soon as the water got over the it was Everyone went under with the said and seconds later began popping up as marina members took to their Four passengers a 66yearold woman and a 43yearold mother and her two ages 13 and were trapped inside and Transport Canada has halted all operations of AmphibusLady Dive the Ottawa company that ran Lady A company spokesman said its pres Daniel was contact ing the relatives of all the He is devastated by the situation and is sending condolences to the fami lies who suffered Rene Weve been telling each other for years that these things were an accident waiting to PLEASURE CRAFT OWNER JEAN VANASSE Berthiaume told the Ottawa Weather conditions at the time were A ferocious wind and rain storm swept through the area about an hour Weve been telling each other for years that these things were an accident waiting to said Jean owner of an eightmetre pleasure Most of the people who get on these buses have no knowledge of how to put a lifejacket especially in an emergency when you know youre going down in the water and youre stressed Vanasse said the Lady Duck would list dramatically when it turned by the marina dock and a wake of any appre ciable size threatened to swamp Transport Canadas Coyles said stability tests were conduct ed on the Lady Duck and it met stan Emergency crews were at the scene within eight minutes of Sundays acci dent but were without the equipment they needed namely air Weve got equipment and were able to go fast and accurate when were talking about safety in the water but as soon as somebody is under the weve got a capacity to go for two said After you need We dont have that on Vanasse said one diver in the initial response team was able to reach the vehicle within minutes but couldnt remain under long enough to do any About 50 people gathered on the dock as rescue crews waited in rubber dinghies just metres People were shouting at the rescuers to go not realizing they didnt have the equipment to do the The river is currently high and fast and very murky from sediment carried from the Vanasse Investigators are considering whether the same faulty valve that caused the Lady Duck to begin sinking before it beached last summer may be behind Sundays take the federal government up to two years to convert the casinos single acre into a The band also needs to choose and buy secure investors and finish up a management agreement with Manitoba Lotteries and a governance agreement with the Delay puts big box stores on hold BY ROD NICKEL Brandon Sun Construction of two giant Staples and IGA stores in the south end is on hold after city council heard concerns from We want to welcome them to town but we have legitimate said Doug Paterson I see a lot of problems Council delayed a decision on a conditional use order for the project until July Shindico Realty and Canadian Tire want to see the new stores built east of Canadian north of a marsh and facing 18th Aberdeen Avenue resident Ross Eastley urged council to reject the development until a walking path is in place along Aberdeen and measures are taken to ease He suggested completing 14th Street to Richmond Avenue and installing traffic barriers on Eastbound traffic would then visit the new stores by the Aberdeen entrance while westbound motorists would use a new access off This would create a buffer zone between a residential area and a com mercial Eastley Shindico and Canadian Tire have agreed to jointly contribute to the establishment of a walk path along Aberdeen The main access is proposed for Aberdeen with a loading dock access off 14th for most In a surprising Canadian Tire dealer Merv Dillabough raised con cerns about the project that the corpo ration with which hes affiliated is attempting to He said the Aberdeen entrance may attract too many big causing a He urged the city not to allow the entrance to be narrowed to create more parking There was also an objection from South End Lumber on 13th The owner is concerned that the stores are too big for the will cause a drainage problem and will block the lumberyards visibility from said Wes Anyone of us can say yes to large commercial development but we have to have the right game he Rick Chrest said hes con cerned that the project might not be planned to encourage further bigbox development in the This is like the Polo Park area of The project would be the largest commercial development in Brandon since Shoppers Mall expanded two years No timeline for construction has been The office supply giant would use square feet while the grocery would occupy square Staples alone would employ 3545 Brandon Suns Forecast wHtiierOn omand Weather Network E1 Western Manitoba Forecast Cloudy with sunny breaks in the morning with more breaks in the Winds High Humidex Tonight Low H 25 L 14 Tomorrow High Low Thursday Friday Mainly sunny with cloudy Mainly sunny with cloudy High Low High Low Saturday Mainly sunny with cloudy High Low UV forecast Todays UV index Time to bum Skies today tonight 6 Moderate 23 minutes Warm front Cold front Occlusion Trough H High pressure L Low pressure Storms Snow Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset O July 17 July 24 Brandons almanac today Temperature Normal Record Last year Yesterday Precipitation Todays Normals Yesterday High Low mm Bismarck Boston Chicago Dallas Denver Fargo Houston cloudy 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