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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Pree press March Page 2 Julian provincial editor Cougar reports Man says a Hazel Ridge resident says he and his neighbors Are concerned Birds Hill provincial Park officials Are taking their reports of Cougar sight Ings Wayne Marino said his sons girl Friend spotted an animal she de scribed As a Cougar apparently sunning itself on the Lawn outside his House a week Marino said Park officials came out and checked some tracks but said they found nothing resembling Cougar maybe they just dont want to alarm he a Park official says such sightings Are routine and there is no sign the animals pose any real several sightings but Marino said several area Resi dents have reported seeing them in the past three years and they cant understand Why officials dont take it More he said his wife saw one twice last year and he once went after what he thought was one with a but saw Only its Tail Asil leaped Dean a Birds Hill Park said while there Are undoubtedly some cougars in the no one who reported a sighting has been Able to get a picture of an animal or record its sounds on Berezanski said he Doest believe residents Are overreacting because any time people see what they think is a its Luke a Park conserva Tion said there have been no reports of cattle or Deer being killed by Peloquin said the Park receives a number of reports of Cougar sight Ings this time of year from the a Zelridge area and from the Prit Chard farm Road area off Highway he said cougars Are on the endangered species list and be shot just because they Are in the Dave flee press relocation arouse anger Dauphin workers shifted Denise Marino studies up on cougars following reported sightings near her by Lisa Gervais special to the free press Dauphin at least two Provin Cial government positions Are being moved from Here As part of the governments decentralization a government spokesman has con firmed a radio technician with the department of highways and transportation will be transferred to the and a mines inspector with the department of Energy and mines is going to the moves have angered some mines inspector Jack Adams said this week the which came in the form of a letter from the depart ments Deputy caught him completely by he said he will go to but he is not ill make the i Haven got a hell of a lot of Choice but it seems kind of Adams he said his wife works in so relocating will be he added the couple will incur a lot of expenses to move just 100 kilo me the other shift sees a radio technician going to the where a new air radio shop is being set the Dauphin employee will be joined there by an employee from they will do work such As repairing two Way radio systems in government at this it is not known which of the departments local employees is the government spokesman de fended the move to the he said it makes sense because Dauphin employees have been commuting there to work for some when contacted this two workers in the departments local office said they had heard rumours of a possible but did not know one employee said the local office has been after uie government for 10 years to set up a radio shop in the the other said there could be some but would not speculate on who might be Transfer Peter president of the Manitoba government employees association said not know about the air radio shop in the but he said Adams move to Russell does not make in the Case of the mines inspect on first it Doest make sense to move someone out of Dau Phin 60 Miles Down the Road when he is basically servicing the same it just Doest make any sense at Olfert Olfert said the Mega is concerned that jobs Are being relocated from places such As Brandon and Dauphin and some of the moves do not make obviously the government has a hidden plan of action a hidden Agenda that we Are not privy Olfert former nip highways minister John la for said he also opposes jobs leaving the id be very disappointed if they transferred jobs out of Dauphin be cause of Lohman i be i dont think we got a lot of Atten Lohman said he thinks the Park lands which includes Dau has been shortchanged by the he said recently he is pleased the Region will get 79 jobs under Geloca but feels smaller communities such As Grandview and Sifton have been tvs Cene changes today natural White Power tomorrow by memory dynamics old Gimli Public school gets reprieve from wrecker by Jason Bell special to the free press Gimli a 75yearold Ginli school is Safe from the wreckers Ball at least for now after town Council agreed to Purchase the empty building for Gimli mayor Bill Barlow said the Deal involving the old Gimli Public school is contingent on whether Council can find the funds to restore the which was closed by the province for safety reasons in 1975 when a piece of Limestone fell from its decaying the building has been mothballed and the most recent Restora Tion Cost estimate is received inquiries Barlow said he has received sever Al inquiries about the building from prospective but nothing has been if nothing is ownership will automatically revert to Evergreen school he weve had preliminary talks with some people who have an interest in the but things Are really Barlow the Deal gives us the time we need to answer questions about where the funding will come from to restore the old we dont want to see it knocked so were our mistake the Canadian press said wrongly thursday that Labatt breweries of Canada was involved in attract ing a Pacific coast league baseball team to in the com Pany sponsoring the proposal is Mol son Manitoba trying everything we can to save but if we cant get anything Evergreen gets the building Back at their problems with the old school began shortly after the town expressed an interest in designating the building a municipal heritage site in at that Council asked the school division to delay demolition until a heritage commit tee studied the Barlow after several unproductive meet Ings Over three Evergreen began preparing for the but late last year Gimli gave first Reading to a bylaw declaring the school a heritage freezing the school boards plans in the we knew exactly what we were Barlow told a Public hearing last the bylaw was passed to save the now we have the time to find a use or with its hands Evergreen objected to the heritage because the division did not want ratepayers to foot maintenance and restoration serves no purpose it serves no purpose to us at Evergreen trustee Dick Cain daily Deal yesterdays results Are 7 of 9 of Jack of clubs and Queen of a match of All four playing cards on one selection wins times the a match of three playing cards wins 30 times the Wager and a match of two playing cards wins three times the adding taxpayers Are already pay ing a year to keep the build ing we have no grievance with the building being declared a heritage just As Long As the town takes title and pays the the relationship Between Ever Green and Gimli has been severely strained lately and Treyve been keeping Contact through their respective Cain at one Point this Evergreen trustee Nick Melnychuk was asked to leave the room during a school Board Evergreen chairman Peter caper made the decision to excuse Melnychuk because he Felt the trustees dual role on the Gimli Council and on the school Board would be perceived As a conflict of that incident strained the relationship even but this latest agreement appears to have everyone it appears to be the solution to a longtime said Jack Fer Evergreen finance commit tee Gimli will buy the building and lease the property from we Haven set up any specific time but its their responsibility to find a use for the place and the Money to restore he Barlow was also pleased with the which he admitted was a Long Lime we met face to face rather than through lawyers and i thought the two sides were on the same wave Evergreen Doest want to see the school torn Down were sure its a sound and its an important Gimli heritage site that needs to be deaths classified death of Winnipeg Sophie sister Alice of Portage la wife of Leon Alexander husband of Dorothy Anthony of formerly of Hugh of be Maxine of be of Hus band of Rose James widower of Aileen Finlay Virginia of formerly of la husband of Helen Goertzen Stanley of Toron formerly of Edith of Robert of of formerly of widower of Ger Trude Alexander Elizabeth Maryann of Ninga Frederick widower of Lena Lawrence of Meli husband of Hazel Peter of husband of Anne wife of Milan Mabel of Vic formerly of Sheldon of Winni Archibald of of husband of Mary Zawaly say no to the get april 79 there Are alternatives that Tell Ottawa we need a fair tax system big business pay its income tax on ability to loopholes for the say no to the say yes to fair by gut cow he no to the get 1 say no to the goods and services tax get because it is we need tax reforms that make sure big business and the wealthy pay their fair count me in for the Campaign for fair taxes name i would like 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