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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - February 2, 2000, Centralia, Washington A4 the chronicle Centralia Chehalis Wash., wednesday feb. 2, 2000local / Northwest bipartisan Deal on inquiry to look at gop allegations against Belcher does y exist Olympia apr a couple of House republicans apparently did t read their own press release. Rep. Jim Buck a Joyce on tuesday announced a a bipartisan agreement to ask attorney general Christine Gregoire to investigate gop allegations of mismanagement against Washington lands commissioner Jennifer Belcher. But there was no such agreement. Nor will there be an investigation. In fact the Only agreement was to Send a letter requesting Gregoire s opinion on the roles and responsibilities of the legislature the lands commissioner and the state Board of natural resources when it comes to overseeing state Timberland. Buck s press release left a top democratic Leader in the House a Little frosted. Co majority Leader Lynn Kessler a Hoquiam said drafted the letter along with rep. Mark Doumit. A Cathlamet. While they have concerns about cutbacks in logging on state land and the Impact that has on jobs and schools the pair made sure not to mention specific issues or even hint at any potential wrongdoing by Belcher. Kessler said. A we did no to go there. I pared it Back so it would t be political a said. Adding was stunned to learn about Buck s press release. Gregoire a staff received the letter last week and will respond to its Broad questions about Timber policy within 30 Days said Gregoire _ spokeswoman 2000 legislature Liz Mendoza bal. There is no investigation of Belcher added. Last month. Buck and two other republicans a reps. Bob sump of Republic and Jim Dunn of Vancouver a drafted resolutions known As a remonstrances that accused Belcher of following Liberal Timber Harvest policies that have shortchanged Public schools that Benefit from the Sale of Timber. They also said broke the Law when signed off on a $16.5 million Deal with environmentalists that forever protects part of the Loomis state Forest from logging. Belcher who has signalled her intention to a third four year term As head of the department of natural resources called it an elec Tion year ploy by lawmakers who oppose her Agency a shift to a More conservative approach to Timber harvesting in Light of endangered species listings during the past decade. State to conduct Mill site cleanup port Angeles apr cleanup of the old Raynier pulp Mill site will be directed by the state rather than the Federal government easing local business fears of the stigma a superfund designation. After More than a year of debate environmental Protection Agency officials said tuesday the removal of poly chlorinated biphenyl a dioxin and other dangerous substances would be managed by the state ecology department. That was the approach sought by Dairy will change to Settle environmental suit gov. Gary Locke As Well As local government and business leaders who said 75-acre waterfront site would be cleaned up faster and thus available for development sooner than if the Federal Agency were in charge. Many also feared a Federal superfund designation would crimp development options. A i think that this is what the citizens of the area want a cleanup As soon As possible so it can be put Back into productive use for whatever comes along a mayor Larry Doyle said. Compliance Sunnyside farm to put up Money for groundwater pollution assessments monitoring Yakima apr a Sunnyside Dairy has agreed to make immediate changes in its operations and pay for water monitoring programs to Settle an environmental lawsuit Over its waste manure. In a consent decree filed tuesday in . District court in Richland Deruyter Brothers Dairy agreed to pay $200,000 toward a groundwater pollution assessments and invest $250, xxx in engineering improvements and monitoring to ensure future compliance with the Federal clean water act. Judge Edward still must approve the agreement. A we have been waiting a Long time for this Day a Helen Reddout. A Board member of Community association for restoration of the environment a Sunnyside group which four Yakima Valley Dairy owners Over manure management practices. Charlie Tebbutt of the Western environmental Law Center in Eugene ore., which represented care said the settlement accomplishes what state and Federal watchdog agencies were unable to do. John Nelson a Spokane lawyer who represents the Deruyter said it made economic sense for his clients to Settle rather than face possible lengthy and costly trials. A tile Deruyter Felt very strongly All along the allegations of the com plaint had been grossly overstated a Nelson said. A they Felt they were singled out among hundreds of dairies in that Valley in pail because of their the daily near Sunnyside has More than 4, xxx cows. It was among five Yakima Valley dairies by care in 1998 for allowing manure to contaminate streams and groundwater s. Three of the farms including Deruyter Brothers also were fined by the department of ecology for manure spills and poor waste management practices. Measure would allow ferry fare raises without Public vote Olympia apr in a move to Aid the state ferry system in the Wake of the passage of initiative 695, Washington lawmakers will consider a Bill _ that would allow 2000 legislature ferry fare increases without a Public vote. The ferry system will lose As much As $30 million annually because of i-695�?Ts elimination of the state motor vehicle excise tax. The measure also requires a Public vote on future tax and fee increases. Hb2866 was introduced by rep. Ruth Fisher a Tacoma. Under the measure 1-695 would be amended to make it Clear that agencies operating ferries and buses would have the same Power to increase fares. Fisher is co chairwoman of the House transportation committee. The move a a a clarification of i-695, would require approval by at least two thirds of the 105 lawmakers. Its rare but allowed under state Law. Attorney general Christine Gregoire has issued a memorandum stating that ferry fares would fall under the 1-695 voter approval requirement because ferries have been held by the courts to be a traditional governmental function. Public transit agencies sell a service and thus can raise fares without a Public vote Gregoire said. Passage of the Bill would help the ferry system replace some of its funding without having to win approval of voters from Walla Walla to Sequim. Fisher said the chances of the Bill passing were Good because the argument was about interpretation. But 1-695 sponsor Tim Eyman called the proposal a the Ruth Fisher a i Don t care what the voters said obituaries Jeanne s. Everson 80, a 21-year Rochester resident moving from Eastern Washington died monday Jan. 31, at her Home. She was bom sept. 8, 1919, in Santa Barbara Calif., to Anthony f. And Isabelle a. Ramalho Soares. A homemaker married Glen Everson May 25, 1957, in Ventura Calif. They moved to Eastern Washington in 1966. Her enjoyments were knitting crocheting gardening and watching murder mysteries Centralia resident Sadie Van Quaethem died at age 95 saturday Jan. 29, at Liberty country place in Centralia. Bom oct. 2, 1904, to William and Sara Kane Ferguson in North Dakota had also lived in Olympia. She married Elmer Vanquaethem in Tenino. He preceded her in death. Packwood resident Larry Edward Woodworth. 55, died monday Jan. 31, at his Home in Packwood. W xxx Worth was bom dec. 6, 1944, in Omaha neb., to Edward and Margaret Wood Worth. He was reared in Council Bluffs Iowa graduating from High school there in 1963. After his sch a it Ling Woodworth worked for Southern Pacific rail Jeanne s. Everson on television of which a murder wrote a was her favorite. A devoted Church member was a former member of grand Mound Baptist Church and a member of Grace Baptist Church. She taught sunday school with her husband. In addition to her husband at Home in Rochester is survived by her daughter Susan Una Everson of Bonney Lake and by three Vanquaethem worked As a custodian for the state of Washington. A member of the ladies altar society at St. Peters Catholic Church in Tenino enjoyed cooking and Flower gardening. Survivors include her son Leo of Centralia her daughter Catherine Stryker of Olympia her sister rub Larry Edward Woodworth Road. In 1969, he moved from Council Bluffs to Packwood where he owned Packwood Cedar products. A gun collector he loved to Load his own bullets Hunting and travelling. He was proud of his family. Survivors include his wife Barbie at Home two daughters Elizabeth of Vancouver Wash., and Rose Day of packet xxx and a Broth Glenn g. Quinn Romier East Lewis county resident Glenn g. Quinn of Lacey died at his Home saturday Jan. 29 from congestive heart failure and complications associated with diabetes. He was 61. Quinn was bom july 5, 1938, in Ajlune. He graduated from Mossyrock High school in 1956. Quinn worked for Many years As a log truck Driver and later operated a car Wash facility in Lacey. He attended the Church of the living water in Olympia. Quinn had lived in Olympia for 32 years. Survivors include his wife Shirley at Home in Lacey his son Duane of Lacey his daughter Vickie Whisenant of Olympia four grandchildren and three grandchildren. Remembrances May be donations to american diabetes association 3434 Martin Way n.e., Olympia Wash. 98506, or to Providence sound Home care and hospice 3706 Griffin Lane s.e., Olympia Wash. 98501. Arrangements Are under the direction of american memorial funeral directors in Olympia. A a a a memorial service for Glenn g. Quinn will begin at a twin thursday at the Assembly of a Tel in Mossyrock with the Rev. Loren Hancock officiating. Remembrances May be donations to the salvation army 303 n. Gold St., Centralia Wash. 98531. Visitation May be made from 3 to 7 . Thursday at Newell Hoer Lings mortuary in Centralia which is in charge of arrangements. A a a a funeral for Jeanne s. Everson will begin at 2 . Friday at Grace Baptist Church 19136 Loganberry St. S.w., Rochester with the Rev. Doyle Pickens officiating. Johnson of Seattle to grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Her son James and daughter Dorothy also preceded her in death. A graveside service for Vanquaethem was held today at Calvary cemetery in Tumwater. Arrangements were under the direction of Mills and Mills funeral Home in Olympia. Or Don of pack taxi. Remembrances May be donations to the american cancer society. Arrangements Are under the direction of Cattermole funeral Home in Winlock. A a a a memorial service for Larry Edward Wax Ixworth will begin at i . Friday at the family worship Center in Randle. A Low Cost cremation a we arranged a j from a jul we guarantee the lowest Price in the area.1-800-575-8823 one Call. Always Low Cost with dignity. Lame incan to it Iraq fi-1 Clit cation settees i obituaries published in Hie chronicle Are free. Announcements of special services that accompany obituaries Cost $15. The chronicle reserves the right to edit obituaries to meet news guidelines. R american casket in. I % i stilling direct to the Public at up to 70% a Wing a Tiiu Ket crud Lonc pet in Keu to 570 0055 1888 264 3004 a Ltd .www.amerieanca. com 4800 Capitol blvd., so. 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