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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 27, 2001, Centralia, Washington A4 a the chronicle Centralia Chehalis wash., thursday dec. 27, 2001 news in Brief in the area red Cross to hold blood drives two american red Cross blood drives Are coming up in the twin cities. The first will be held from 9 . To 2 . Monday at Wal Mart. 1601 . Louisiana ave. Chehalis. For information or to schedule a donation appointment Telephone 748-4607 or 1-800-734-8786. The second will be held from 2 to 7 . Jan. 3 at the Centralia stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day saints. For information or to schedule a donation appointment Telephone 740-9410. Voter registration deadline set people May Register until Jan. 5 to vote in feb. 5 s special elections the elections department at the Lewis county auditor s office has announced. State Law does permit people to Register to vote Between 30 and 15 Days prior to an election but those doing so must Register in person at the auditor s office located in the Lewis county courthouse. Chehalis. Those who Register Between Jan. 5 and 21 will have to vote by Absentee ballot. Information is available by telephoning 740-1164. 740-1278 or 1-800-562-6130. Ext. 1278 / in the Northwest Man dead after fleeing in stolen car Seattle apr a Man died after fleeing from police and crashing a stolen car on Capitol Hill officers said. Officer Clem Benton said the crash late wednesday night left the 38-year-old Man pinned beneath the 1996 Chrysler Concord which had been reported stolen a Day earlier. The Man. Driving with a suspended License and sought on a warrant accusing him of Drunken driving died at a Hospital. Two other men were taken into custody for questioning. Benton said. The episode began when an officer noticed two people outside a car and saw them Start walking away quickly when he stopped. The officer saw one urinate and began questioning the two at which Point they told a third person in the car. A go. Go. Go Quot Benton said. The Driver ignored the officer s request to Stop rammed the officer s patrol car and led several police cars on a winding Chase through the Central area he said. Pursuing officers stopped briefly out of caution at a Busy intersection. Union Street and Broadway and the car crashed about a Block to the West. Police beat thefts a a stamp vending machine pried Loose from its base is still missing from the Rochester Post office along with its contents of $1,500 in assorted stamp booklets and an estimated $200 in Cash the Thurston county sheriff s office described the machine As Silver. The postmaster discovered the theft when she came in to work wednesday to the Post office on the 9000 Block of u s Highway 12 Southwest in Rochester deputies believe the thief or thieves used a crowbar Type tool after coming through the unlocked front door. Burglaries and thefts a the Lewis county sheriff s office investigated a burglary in which three shotguns and two rifles were among the items reported stolen sunday from the 100 Block of Drews Prairie Road near Toledo. Assault a a Centralia Man. Vernon w. Bennett 41, was arrested and booked into the Lewis county jail wednesday on suspicion of third degree assault Domestic violence and unlawful imprisonment. The victim a 29-year old woman who lives with him in Centralia told Centralia police that sometime Between sunday and monday he repeatedly struck her choked her unconscious and then disabled her vehicle Telephone and email. She told police she left wednesday while he was gone. Dui citations a Sergio g. Ponce Ambrocio. 28, Oregon cited sunday. Lewis county jail a inmate population in the main facility As of this morning 124 men and 23 women there Are 136 Beds in the jail. Staying in the separate facility known As the work ethic restitution Center Are 26 people six of whom Are on work release. 17 of whom Are a work offender labourer so and three Twenty people Are on electronic Home monitoring and five Are on Day reporting. In the past 24 hours 20 people were booked into the jail and 12 were released. A a a a a information published in police heat is compiled by the chronicle Mitt Frow the official lofts and records of local police agencies. Of you Lune ans information about any of these incidents Call crime stoppers at his 74h-6422 lotteries Washington a wednesday games lotto 2-6-23-32-45-49 Quinto King of Spades. Queen of Spades three of Spades King of clubs ten of clubs Lucky for life 18-22-25-60 Keno 2-5-9-15-22-23-25-28-29-31-38-45-47-49-55-57-59-60-69-74 daily game 0-1-3 Oregon a wednesday games Power Ball 8-19-23-39-41 Power Ball 21 megabucks 5-6-13-39-42-45 pick 4 0-6-2-1 Ivi Etal prices a Gold $277.70 Handy amp Harman Only daily quote m Silver $4.52 Handy amp Harman Only daily quote corrections the chronicle seeks to be accurate and fair in All its reporting of you find an error or believe a news item is incorrect please Call the newsroom As soon As possible at 807-8224 Between 8 and 5 monday through Friday local / Northwest Beds empty at ohs As strike goes on Portland apr the ongoing strike by registered nurses has left Oregon health amp science University half empty. The number of patients checked into Ohsup a two hospitals dropped to 46 percent of capacity on Christmas an ohs official said wednesday. Capacity was More than 70 percent last Christmas and More than 90 percent before the strike began dec. 17. With a reduced staff of nurses ohs officials said they have limited admissions to keep the ratio of nurses to patients at an acceptable level. Or. Roy Magnusson. Medical director for ohs hospitals and clinics said the patient census climbed to about 50 percent wednesday. He said surgeons resumed full schedules wednesday. And the Hospital emergency names in the news in the area Arman Archer graduates from Basic air Force airman Joseph b. Archer has graduated from Basic military training at Lackland air Force base san Antonio. Texas. Airmen who Complete Basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the air Force. He is the son of Brenda Spence of Centralia. Archer is a 2001 Centralia High school graduate. Airbag Cherch Byers wins National geography Bee contest Nathan Byers a seventh Grade student at Lewis county adventist school won the school level Competition of the National geography Bee dec. 11 and a Chance at a $25,000 College scholarship. The school level Bee. At which students answered Oral questions on geography was the first round in the 14th annual National geographic Bee. The school Winner will next take a written test to try to become one of the he top scorers in the state in order to be eligible to compete in the state finals of the National geography Bee on april 5. The first place National Winner will receive a s25.cxx College scholarship and a lifetime membership in the National geographic society. Toledo High school senior wins scholarship Pullman a Jessica Kinsman a senior at Toledo High school will receive a two year s4. Xxx regents scholarship to Washington state University if she chooses to attend Usu and makes successful academic Progress As part of a s3 million program which Aims to recognize High achieving students and to encourage them to pursue their College education in Washington. She is a member of the school s National Honor society and future business leaders of America. Kinsman competed on the state championship softball team and on the track and Field and soccer teams. Kinsman also volunteers at a local food Bank. She is the daughter of Deloris and Thomas Kinsman of Winlock. Nearly 300 High school seniors statewide were nominated by their principals to receive a regents scholarship. Every nominated student was automatically eligible to receive a two year. S2,5 x scholarship to Usu. That amount was later increased to $3. Xxx because of the achievements and room opened to More ambulance cases. But he said the or would continue to divert some patients to other hospitals until ohs can increase the number of nurses to care for critically ill or injured patients. Before the strike ohs officials said they had enough replacement nurses to keep the Hospital running at a Normal level. Officials have since acknowledged that they Haven t been Able to bring in As Many replacements As planned. Some would be replacements from other states were unable to obtain Oregon credentials in time to Start working when the strike began. Magnusson said last week. The Oregon nurses association. Which represents the 1.5 x registered nurses at ohs. On wednesday began distributing leaflets to patients urging them to ask caregivers about their qualifications and listing a number to report concerns to the nurses association. The Union also said it has filed two patient safety complaints with state regulators. Magnusson said Hospital officials Are investigating All complaints they receive and will fix any problems they find. Contract negotiations Are expected to resume Friday. Nurses Are clashing with Hospital executives Over working conditions stagnant wages and the worsening shortage of registered nurses. Ohs officials say they can t afford the Union s last request of about a 20 percent raise Over 24 months. The Hospital is offering to increase wages about 14 percent Over 27 months. Talks with a state mediator Are expected to sume Friday. Rel me Tucan a Tia a Carnation Fiew ties Low Cost cremation i one Low Cost with dignity 1-800-5758823 digital for everyone experience the Bravo digital difference in hearing Aid technology a lower Cost 100% digital technology a comfortable and Clear sound Quality a nearly invisible Cic Model a completely automatic performance Bravo a pet Mol hearing systems sri James p. Robinson m a state certified audiologist cd #1081 385 . Chehalis ave. Chehalis a head Here Cau tttvmm1 or Tou Eree ass 34j 4127 amp potential of this group of students. One Hundred of the regents scholarship winners were then considered for an additional $ xxx also renewable a second year. The top 25 received the four year full ride scholarship to psf four other local seniors will receive the two year s3, xxx scholarship Fletcher l. Findley. White pass High school son of Mary and Douglas Findley of Randle Matthew j. Schaefer. White pass High school son of Lois and George Schaefer of Randle Kevin s. Hogue Adna High school son of Cathy and Scott Hogue of Chehalis and Tanisha m. Disney Adna High school daughter of Ann and David Disney of Chehalis. High school principals nominated the students based on their academic strengths and interests leadership skills and extracurricular and Community involvement. Each student must have a minimum 3.8 Grade Point average. This Spring principals will nominate members of the Junior class a the class of 2 xj3 a for the scholarship program. The students will not Only be eligible for scholarship support but also will be invited to participate in Usu sponsored activities for High achieving students. Pvt Warren completes Basic infantry training army Reserve pvt. Jacob r. Warren has graduated f rom Basic infantry training at fort Benning Columbus a. Warren is the son of James Warren of Tenino and is a 2 x 1 Tenino High school graduate. Pvt Larsen completes mechanics course army Reserve pvt. Clayton n. Larsen has graduated from the Light wheel vehicle Mechanic advanced individual training course at fort Jackson Columbia . Larsen is the son of Kathy and Stepson of George Larsen of Curtis and is a 2cx i w f. West High sch k l graduate. 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