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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 21, 2001, Centralia, Washington Bird watching Pride of Centralia two businesses receive awards / a j perfect bearcats Winter wildlife viewing a treat for a family Outing / cd 50 cents shooting suspect out of jail by Sharyn l. Decker the chronicle the Bothell Man charged with first degree manslaughter in connection with mondays shooting death near Cinebar was released from jail thursday after judge Richard l. Brosey reduced his bail to $50,000 Cash or Bond. Samuel Glen Douglas 39, was in Lewis county Superior court thursday morning. He is currently represented by court appointed attorney . Enbody. Douglas is scheduled to appear in court again at 10 25 . Next thursday to enter a plea. The court will review then whether he is qualified for a court appointed attorney according to Lewis county prosecutor Jeremy Randolph. Douglas faces a possible penalty of life in Anson and a $50,000 Fine if he a found guilty of the charge. John Thomas Mcmahon. 39, the caretaker of Douglas weekend Home in the too Block of Thompson Road died from a Shotgun blast to the Abdomen at about 12 55 . Monday according to Lewis county Coroner Terry Wilson. The coroners office believed Mcmahon was from the East coast. Randolph states in charging papers that Douglas shot Mcmahon with a 12-gauge Shotgun at the Cinebar residence during a verbal dispute. According to the charging papers. Douglas told Lewis county sheriffs deputies he first grabbed the Shotgun then turned to put it Back but Mcmahon charged at him and when Douglas turned toward Mcmahon the Shotgun discharged. Douglas wife Jean Douglas and a neighbor Everett Stockton had just left the two men in the living room and gone to another part of the Home to look at work which the group had done earlier that Day to an addition to the House. The group had been drinking Beer during the Day according to the charging papers. Early in the evening Mcmahon and Jean Douglas had argued according to the papers. According to the charging papers which Are based on information from the sheriffs office report Douglas stated he was not in fear for his life and indicated that if he had put the Shotgun Down All that would have happened is the two men might have gotten into a fist fight. According to Randolph Douglas was convicted in 1989 in Yakima District court for carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle. Douglas bail initially had been set at $100,000 Cash Only. Chronicle t Friday dec. 21,2001 serving the greater Lewis county area since 1889 Chehalis native Treva Blomquist has just released a new Christmas compact disc titled a Utreva o holy Blomquist is currently a music Industry major at Middle Tennessee state University. Toni l. Bailey / the chronicle Chehalis releases Holiday music cd going paces music student dreams of becoming a music professional by Pat Jones the chronicle with a name like Treva a Chehalis woman should go far in the music Industry a especially if her dreams of performing country Western or Christian music come True. Treva Blomquist a . West High school graduate went to Centralia College for More than two years before moving to Murfreesboro a suburb of Nashville to attend Middle Tennessee state University. A music Industry major at Matsu Blomquist had always enjoyed singing at her Church and for her school choir but thought for a while she would like to teach. When she decided instead to major in music she switched from Centralia College to Matsu a school known for its music program. She will earn an internship for a major record Label company following graduation. It is this internship that could prove to be a significant Factor in the future of this 23-year-old who would love to become a professional in the Christian music Industry. Her contacts at this still unknown record Label could if she a Lucky Lead to a music career. While preparing and waiting for her big break Blomquist continues to study hard write music of her own hang out with her College friends when there s Tim and work As a waitress in Tennessee to provide herself with a Little extra Money. Already she a made two compact discs a the original cd is a Christian and country mix officially called a Utreva a but described As Quot just Trevat by Blomquist. The second is called Quot Treva o holy night a and is a Christmas music cd. Both cd were recorded locally at the olympic recording studios of Chehalis. Studio owner Jeff Andersen said Blomquist came to him with her own tracks and music. Quot she knew exactly what she needed and wanted to do and did it a said Andersen. These cd Are available locally at the fullers Market Basket in Centralia and Chehalis party papers in please see cd Hack Page troops find Al Aida nuke plans Washington apr Lany Al Aida documents videotapes and computer hard Rives uncovered by . Ices in Afghanistan reveal tat Osama bin Laden was try in to buy and manufacture Capone of mass destruction a a. Official said. The materials have been Jund in caves bunkers and in buildings in cities the official lid thursday speaking on 3ndition of anonymity. Before the Afghanistan inflict bin Laden was be a Worl a torn lived to have possessed crude. World War i Era chemical weapons such As chlorine and phosgene but to have lacked the ability to disperse them Over wide areas and cause mass casualties. . Intelligence also believed he May have had biological and radiological weapons but not nuclear weapons. The new finds have not caused a major shift in thinking about bin Laden a capability to conduct terror attacks with weapons of mass destruction. The official said there have been a few surprises however but refused to give details. Mass destruction armaments include chemical biological nuclear and radiological weapons. Among biological weapons Are simple toxins created by plants or animals and More please see nukes Back Pae a photo an unidentified afghan sits in a Shack next to the former compound of Osama bin Laden thursday in Jala Labad Afghanistan where locals said bin Laden kept his mortars and ammunition. Chehalis starts hot and bums Tumwater in Pac-9 play / by a Boeing seems to be More concerned with the viability of subcontractors than the livelihoods of Boeing Mark Blondin president of machinists Union Union files suit Over Boeing cuts round three nearly 1,300 Seattle employees could lose their jobs feb. 22 Seattle apr As the Boeing co. Prepared to Cut nearly 1,300 More jobs in the puget sound area Union leaders filed two grievances claiming work that should have remained in House was Given to contractors. In Boeing s third round of 60-Day Layoff warnings notices 1,737 employees including 1,287 in and around Seattle were being notified Friday that they stand to lose their jobs feb. 22. That brings the total to More than 16,000 Boeing workers since september a figure that leaders of the International association of machinists and aerospace workers contend should be much lower. The company plans to boost the total to 30,000 by mid-2002. A a the fact is Boeing continues to subcontract work. If Boeing abide by the contract they signed with the machinists Union hundreds a if not thousands a of these layoffs could be avoided a said Mark Blondin president of machinists District Lodge 751. A Boeing seems to be More concerned with the viability of subcontractors than the livelihoods of Boeing workers a Blondin said. He said More grievances May be filed after the next round of layoffs occurs Jan. 25. The society of professional engineering employees in aerospace is investigating similar issues spokesman Bill Dugovich said. A this off loading is not Good for anyone a Dugovich said. Boeing commercial air planes spokesman Chuck Cadena said he could not comment on the specifics of the machinists grievances because company officials had not reviewed the documents. Generally Cadena said a we believe we re honouring our contract with the the Issue could loom Large in contract talks next year. The current three year pact expires in september. To Date machinists Union members account for 5,100 of the 8,200 Layoff notices in the puget sound area or 62 percent. The most recent layoffs leave District Lodge 751 with 22,075 Active workers and the engineers and technical workers Union with 19,100. Faced with plummeting airline demand for planes in the business and travel downturn since the terrorist attacks of sept. La Boeing announced the elimination of 12,000 jobs on sept. 18, 3,000 through retirement and attrition and 9.000 in layoffs. Another 2,900 workers got Pink slips last month. A general grievance filed earlier by the machinists subcontracting regarding the layoffs is pending before a Federal arbitrator. The grievances filed thursday Are on behalf of nearly 1.000 people whose last Day of work was dec. 14. According to the machinists their contract bars layoffs of Union members whose work is shifted to outside contractors. In one grievance the Union says Boeing eliminated jobs in Renton when work on fuselages for 757s was moved to the company a Plant in Wichita ran. The Wichita workers Are in another machinists District so Seattle area Job losses from the move would be exempt from the layoffs ban a but the Union said Boeing then shifted some fuselage panel work from Wichita to Alenia of Italy in effect outsourcing the Renton jobs. The second grievance challenges layoffs of tooling workers in Kent and of electricians maintenance mechanics carpenters and others the Union says were replaced by contract employees. The machinists and engineers unions have asked in vain that Boeing reduce the number of layoffs by bringing Back in House work which had been Farmed out to contractors. During a radio talk show last week commercial air planes chief Alan r. Mulally said that when Boeing followed that course of action during previous layoffs Many suppliers were forced to close their doors. Please see Boeing Back Paw Index classifieds.c4 comics.c9 crossword Horoscope c7 dear abby.a9 movies.a9 news in brief.a4 obituaries.a4 opinion Page air what s will Seattle apr Weyerhaeuser co. Lowered its estimates for the fourth Quarter thursday warning it will barely break even due to a weak Timber Market and slow global Economy. Analysts had been predicting the company would earn 15barely break even cents a share in the Quarter that ends dec. 31. Weyerhaeuser did not give specific guidance on earnings expectations but Richard Taggart vice president of finance conceded the company had expected to do better. Taggart said the company had been Hurt by a drop in or in fourth Quarter Ders in most of its product lines since sept. La a sharper than expected decrease in lumber prices and heavier duties for importing Wood from Canada. The Federal Way based company is expected to report fourth Quarter earnings Jan. 23. Weather tomorrow Chance of rain Tonii tomorrow Low 35 ugh 4045 weather picture by Michael Richards fifth Grade Oakview school see details Page a2

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