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Salina Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Salina, Kansas To Salina t 1 1 he journal 117th year 90 Kansas saturday March 35 cents fort Riley eyes Nort Central Kansas 4 Sites looked at for fort expansion by Marisa Daniels stall writer fort Riley four North Central Kansas Sites were disclosed Friday As possible locations for a proposed combat training zone for fort the which Are Miles away from the fort and areas of organized opposition to stunned people throughout Nort Central Kansas who did not suspect their land would be it want a today it said Keith referring the residents living in the areas identified As potential Ascher is a Junction City Farmer who leads a group called preserve the which opposes expansion South of the fort officials made the announcement Friday morning during a press conference at the military the disclosure was authorized after fort Kansas con Gressional delegates and Rural landowners pressured officials in Washington to reveal the Nancy said the action should help clarify both the direction and magnitude of this the announcement of the four specific which Are very tentative allows everyone to know How much land May be needed and where it might be to fort officials have asked to expand the base to accommodate the army fas Ter and longer Range Garrison commander Gary la Grange disclosed four which Are in and Lincoln counties and in parts of Mitchell and Dick Inson at least one Border of each 7mileby18mile site is within 60 Miles of fort the Sites Are sout Central Clay about 10 Miles West of the in Chase and Morris about 30 Miles South of fort Northwest of Salina in Ottawa and Lincoln North of Minneapolis and South of Delphos in Ottawa extending into parts of Lincoln and Mitchell the army corps of engineers chose the Sites based on accessibility by major roads and a resistance to soil erosion and distance from land bordering fort Riley and in counties North and South of the fort also was studied but was ruled the corps of engineers found no Sites immediately North or South of fort Riley that could withstand the training Lagrange groups concerned but that did not relieve the con Cerns of two groups that have been fighting to keep land North and South of the fort from being taken by the were not out of the Woods said Riley Farmer Jay who Heads preserve Rural Amer we could still end up with unproductive one thing we cant reproduce is in Jay Copeland i still dont think it land acquisition is the right and land acquisition is just an this is not a preconceived notion that we want to acquire he land acquisition is one of Many some alternatives include reduced training use of training simulators transporting troops to other training Sites redesigning the ranges or a combination of those the corps of engineers is to hire a Independent contractor by the end of May to study the feasibility of the proposed the possible Sites for fort Riley expansion Mitchell Beloit Cloud Concordia Lincoln Lincoln Delphos Minneapolis Ottawa Salina Saline the criteria size acres configuration Miles Access accessible year around distance halfday motor March remoteness Distant from population centers to avoid Clay Riley Abilene Dickinson Marion Strong City Chase study is to be completed by 30 and submitted to the department of the army for if the contractor recommends land a study will be done to determine the environmental effect of Lagrange Public hearings will be held within 45 Days after the study begins to allow landowners and other citizens to express con Cerns about the if the contractor recommends a real estate planning report will be done which could take one to two expansion would be completed no sooner than said major general Thomas commander of the first which trains at fort Rhame said that although alternatives will be he does not believe any alternative but land acquisition will meet the training needs of his we cant get to our level of desired training to be prepared for War with the current configure he it is not known How Many land owners will lose their property if journal graphic Fritz Wendell any of the proposed Sites Are Rhame the most populated parcel is in Clay with a Small area extending into Nort Central Dick Inson the least populated parcel is Northwest of Salina in Western Ottawa and Eastern Lin Coln Lincoln county that site was a Surprise to at least one Lincoln county who his county was too far from see Page 13 soviets take Over building Bush asks Gorbachev to avoid use of Force a soviet troops took Over the building housing the lithuanian chief prosecutors of fice late Friday after staff members refused to work with a Moscow Loy Alist named As new chief prosecutor by the the takeover was the first occupation of a government building in Vil Nius since Lithuania declared its in dependence on March the move was an abrupt reversal by the soviets after initial Steps by both sides to Ward a soldiers previously had occupied a few communist party uniformed men Early today also moved into Lithuania Central newspaper printing they re fused to identify themselves and said Only that they were protecting the witnesses said they saw at least seven armed with night lithuanian president vytautas Landsbergis said on television the decision to take Over the prosecutors office brings shame on the soviet they Are trying to destroy the Legal Landsbergis we have had these challenges be we have stood against and we will do it in the White House said president Bush sent a letter to soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev emphasizing Hopes the conflict could be resolved Bush said the letter assured Gorbachev were not trying to make things difficult for either the United states has repeatedly voiced support for Lithuania right to at the same the United states see Page 13 state sues Landfill operator for taking toxic waste Daylight savings remember to set your clocks ahead one hour at Aprim Daylight saving time re turns the moving clocks ahead one is scheduled for 2 and will remain in effect until the House kills speaker Jim Broadens proposal to increase the sales tax and decrease property see Page Idaho Cecil con fronted with numerous Calls and let vetoed Friday a restrictive abortion see Page the final four begins with semifinal action today in see Page living on the company expected proper disposal by David Clouston staff writer Mcpherson when Industrial Chrome specialities agreed to pay waste Hauler Joe Engravalle to Dis pose of 30 Drums of Chromic acid it did so with Engravalle word it was we trusted Joe that he had the authority to dispose of the Plant manager Rick Johnston if we didst think he had the License and it never would have gotten off the officials with the Kansas department of health and environment approached the business last week and said they intended to dig up the Mcpherson county Landfill to find the Johnston the 55 gallon plastic Drums were hauled away in two shipments a year or two he we didst know exactly what in Joseph Engravalle contracts to operate the Kravalle did with the Drums when he hauled them Johnston but state officials think they were illegally buried in pits in the Landfill and leaking toxic thirteen plastic Drums were re covered from the Landfill by waste management workers residue in the Drums was identified Friday As Chromic the discovery prompted attorney general Robert Stephan to file a lawsuit Friday against the Mcpher son county solid waste Engravalle is the contracted opera Tor of that the lawsuit seeks a Fine against the authority and prohibits it from accepting any More hazardous of the Drums Johnston said it looked to me like they just backed the truck up and pulled them he visited the Landfill earlier with health department if the Drums didst bust on in then they broke up with the the Drums were sealed and lashed together on Wood pallets when they see Page 8 Fine sought against Hauler by David Clouston staff writer Mcpherson civil penalties of for each Day hazardous waste has been illegally buried at the Mcpherson county Landfill Are being sought in a lawsuit against the Mcpherson county solid waste author the lawsuit was filed Friday by attorney general Robert Stephen thinks the hazardous waste May have been illegally buried for two which would mean the Fine could exceed the waste which oper ates the is owned by Joe who also owns Sun Flower sanitation services a refuse pickup the Landfill and the state permit to operate it Are owned by Mcpherson Engravalle is the contracted in a press release issued late Fri Stephan confirmed that 13 Drums recovered from the Landfill thursday contained Chromic his working together with the Kansas department of health and obtained a warrant to search the Landfill after complaints were received that Chromic acid had been illegally buried the press release did not say who made the allegation or the source of the a spokesman for Industrial Chrome a Chrome plating company in said Friday that Engravalle had hauled away Drums of concentrated Chromic acid from the business Dur ing the past one or two concentrated Chromic acid is a hazardous waste that can be disposed of Only in licensed the nearest proper waste facility is in Western according to see Page 8 Sunset elementary to vaccinate students Kansas Clearing rain East highs in the upper 40s to partly Cloudy lows 30 Northwest to the Low 40s partly Cloudy highs 60 to Byala Stolfus staff writer Sunset elementary school is the latest Salina school to have to vaccinate its students and staff to guard against the spread of the Salinas line county health department called for the vaccination of the 500 students and staff after health officials confirmed thursday that a kindergarten student had measles the girl is recovering at students and staff will be vaccinated from 9 to 11 today in the schools multipurpose Stu dents should bring a permission slip signed by their parents and their vaccination if they have the students were Given permission slips Friday to take Home for their parents to children not vaccinated today will be vaccinated students not vaccinated after monday or who cannot prove they have had the measles will not be allowed to attend school for two measles symptoms the symptoms of measles Are Early signs include Runny cough and a watery discharge from rash starts around ears and three to four Days after the Onset of on the second Day downward to trunk and where it concentrates for up to seven tiny Blue and White pin Point spots with a reddened area appear inside the the two week period will allow doctors to Complete a blood Tost to confirm whether the kindergarten student did have the if another measles Case is reported during the two week period non vaccinated children Are out of the children would be kept out of school an additional two weeks until blood tests could be completed on the see Page 13 Renaissance group proves music int something stuck in the past Byala Stolfus staff writer for the members of Renaissance music is not some thing stuck in the the new York City group keeps the music alive in some 40 concerts a year and uses Renaissance period instruments to play music More modern than that written Between 1350 and the group will perform at 8 today in the Salina Community 303 playing music written during that period As Well As Folk songs and modern it gives a lot More variety to the concert for the audience and for us As Allan Dean and although Renaissance music does not have a Large the group is dedicated to the my the members have been per see Page 13 Tom Lucy Bardo and Allan Dean of the Renaissance group Calliope play Friday afternoon for students at Geniffer Hill

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