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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 22, 2001, Centralia, Washington Toledo wins weekend edition chronicle 50 cent saturday dec. 22,2001serving the greater Lewis county area since 1889 return of the Moths the town of Vader shadowed in yellow located to the right in the map Falls within a proposed spraying zone As indicated by the Light Green Square. The spraying is needed to eradicate the european Gypsy Moth which is a Forest munching invasive species with no natural predators in North America. Awmiller Road $ Ole qua Creek i a Ici. J or 506 us i Al. Man Urphy Creek \ / \ 1 it Stree in re curl Thorn / the chronicle proposal nearly a Square mile to be sprayed to eradicate european Gypsy Moths by Brian Mittge the chronicle helicopters would Spray nearly a Square mile of the Vader area next Spring under a new proposal released Friday by state scientists aiming to eradicate an infestation of the european Gypsy Moth. Heavy trapping this summer turned up to specimens of the Forest munching invasive pest evidence that ground spraying of 29 acres last Spring failed to kill off the South Lewis county infestation. A we still have a reproducing population in Vader a said Washington department of agriculture spokesman John Lundberg. The proposal to Spray 560 acres still must be approved through a Public hearings process. Three treatment options Are under consideration Gyp chek a virus that affects Only Gypsy Moth caterpillars blk an organic Caterpillar killing bacteria and a chemical that disrupts growth of caterpillars. Spraying twice in the same location is rare Lundberg said since state entomologists can usually destroy each isolated infestation with three applications of organic pesticide during the Spring. A in three years this is the first time in be seen it a he said of the need to return to a previous years Spray site. The european Gypsy Moth eats More than 500 different species of Trees and please see Moths Page a Spray boundaries the proposed Vader Spray boundaries Are a rectangle in the map on the left and Are based on i on the North an East West line about 1/4 mile South of Awmiller Road a on the East e Street in Vader a on the South 10th Street in Vader a on the West a North South line about 300 feet West of Maschke Road expanded spraying proposed for Vader tree killing caterpillars 560 acres proposed after last years 29-acre Spray did no to control destructive european Gypsy Moths. Holiday travellers pack sea tac Seatac apr officially the word from Seattle Tacoma International Airport is still to show up at least two hours before your flight. But As Holiday crowds pack the Airport some passengers Are offering alternative advice try to be three hours Early if not More. A this is horrible. They never told me it would be like this a said Linda Lindsay of Everett who arrived 90 minutes before her flight to los Angeles. A the airline should have told me to get Here three four hours ahead of some people reported missing their flights. A a in a going to grow a Beard before i get to the front of that line a traveler Greg Powers told Kiro to on Friday. A this is just nuts. Nuts its crazy its lines at Security checkpoints snaked around and around the concourses. Cars jammed the curbside drives at sea tac on Friday causing gridlock and backups which at times kept people from getting to their Gates promptly. Because of heightened Security following the sept. La terrorist attacks people Are no longer allowed to see their loved ones off at their Gates. That Means curbside drives Are choked with greater numbers of people being dropped off. Quot our drives arc taxed to the limit a said Airport spokesman Bob Parker. A it will be much More convenient and a lot less hassle for people to go to the garage even if they re just dropping people inside the Airport he said a the lines Are Long but they re still Many travellers on Friday reported having to wait More than an hour in line. One traveler said it took her an hour and a half just to find a parking space which meant she had to reschedule her departure time to 3 . Three hours later than originally planned. A they told us it would take an hour a Theresa Savage told Kiro to As she stood in line a but this does no to look like an some tips from Airport officials done to bring wrapped Christmas presents. Keep government issued identification ready to display at the ticket counter Security checkpoint and before boarding the plane. And leave plenty of extra time. Funding comes to help families pay Energy Bills Seattle apr the Holiday season can be a harsh time of year for people who can to afford to pay their heating Bills. Caseworkers at social service agencies say Cash strapped people Are returning Christmas presents Selling their cars and borrowing Money from relatives to keep the heat and lights on. With the Economy in a slump and Utility rates rising Energy assistance programs Are flooded with Calls for help. But they have less to offer. Quot there a just Way More demand that we can meet a will Graham head of Washington states Energy assistance program told the Seattle times. A budget impasse delayed the Federal Money that agencies rely on to help families in need but the Money finally came through this week Graham said. Washington state is expected to receive about $33 million in Federal Energy assistance Grants this year. That a Down from $40 million last year. The Rev. Alta Smith of the United methodist Church in Centralia lights a Candle thursday evening As she prepares for the a longest night its offered for persons who experience difficulty during Christmas due to family loss or memories of bad times. The annual service is one of Many ways local churches respond to needs during the Holiday season. Practising the gift of giving a i think the reason at least for us is that we Are so grateful for the Many blessings god has Given Rev. Alta Smith United methodist Chun k Centralia by Julie m. Graham the chronicle local families with aids. Food for the hungry. Scholarships for children in Malawi. Filling shoe boxes with gifts to Send overseas. Area churches Are reaching out to their communities and the world this Holiday season As an Extension of their attitude yearlong. According to area Church leaders giving to those in need is a Core belief. At new life Fellowship in Toledo offerings Are taken to buy gifts for needy families in the area and members put together food baskets at thanksgiving and Christmas pastor Brandon Hollis said. He came to the Church in february and does no to know the history behind these acts but said he intends for them to continue. The no. I reason behind such giving is to Dick Bartel and Mary Johnson wrap presents at the first presbyterian Church in Centralia monday evening. Members and friends of the Church buy the Christmas gifts which will go to Lewis county children who have a Parent in prison. Share the love of god with the Community he said. A the Bible says it is More blessed to give than it is to receive. And he god modelled that by giving us his son Quot Hollis said. Quot for me for us it begins with the emphasis please see giving Page a9 a Index Microsoft asks for More time in antitrust Case weather Washington apr Microsoft says it comics -----.07 needs More time to gather and produce evidence dear abby1 h� demanded by the nine states that have not yet set Ufa Styias cd tied with the software giant in its antitrust Case. the company also asked . District judge news in brist.a2 Colleen Kollar Kotelly to define the scope of i Quot Quot Quot Quot a Alo penalties the company might face for breaking an what s tit rust Law a request that the judge denied earlier this year. The company called the states demands for documents Quot scorched Earth tactics and estimates that it will have to go through about 3.5 million documents to identify those applicable to the Case. The states have called for penalties that Are far stronger than the company a settlement with the Federal government. Tomorrow Cloudy Myrtly sunny today tomorrow m 42-47 Mill 42-47 weather picture by Courtney Hollis third grader Toledo elementary see detail it Page Al Toledo girls basketball stays undefeated beating Winlock by 4-h runs off strength of its leaders / cd Gary j. Cle How ski / the Chrome

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