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August 19, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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August 19, 1971

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Has Meeting Fair Brocha and two daughters of " Bachelors 4-H Lake Limerick. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kratcha rAug. 9. visited Mr. and Mrs. Walter were Rick Kratcha and John Kratcha Friday ~eler, Eric evening. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Ray Roger Kratcha visited Mr. and Mrs. John Yers, Arney Cookson and Jackie. Chzis sa Murray and Worked on OVTI Names and Rodney ~,ii II 0s ,., ,ub t.ouncelor 14 at the A new dimension in L tlelenBakke, counseling has been added at on record Olympia Vocational Technical about what Institute with Mrs. Robert L. to enter for (Gaye) Cannon serving as a Were given the full-time counselor at the m the food Institute. This is the first woman Mr. and Mrs. counselor hired by OVTI; she will , of Silverdale assist Dr. John Willmarth, who for rand family Mr. five years has not only been the and Jeff of school's counselor but its registrar hn Kratcha, as well. ~ratcha, Mr. With the addition of two new an, Mr. and programs - landscape Michael and horticulture and practical nursing and Mrs. Ray - OVTI is now offering 19 different occupational programs visiting Mr. for prospective students. last week They include: Cookson Accounting clerk, accounting ~arol Walter of ad Mrs. Anita assistant, cashier-checker and retail sales, clerk-typist, data processing technology, general office clerk, key punch, stenographer, dental assistant, medical assistant, medical BUYING secretary, nurse aide, ward clerk, automotive mechanical and service training, civil engineering aide technology, electronics technology and welding. Registration information is ST. available by contacting OVTI's N~ administration office on Mottman Road (753-3000). Night school information is available at the same office or by calling 753-3005. Lodge No. 2467 meets "Y WED., 8:00 P.M. Banquet Room Application has been received welfare of the people. by the Seattle Corps of Engineers Comments on these factors office from Richard V. Dvorak, will be accepted and made part of 7521 - 50th Avenue East, the record and will be considered Tacoma for Department of the in determining whether it would Army permit for certain work in be in the best public interest to Vaughn Bay of Puget Sound. grant a permit. Replies to this The work includes repair and notice should be mailed to reach preservation of existing sandbag the Seattle Corps office not later bulkhead and a floating timberthan Sept. 7, 1971'to insure and styrofoam pier. The applicant consideration. advises that the bulkhead is approximately 35 years old and the pier is six years old and is used for private boat moorage. Interested parties are requested to submit, in writing, any comments or objections that they may have to the existing work. The decision as to whether a permit will be issued will be based on an evaluation of the At impact of the existing work on the public interest. Factors affecting the public interest include, but are not limited to, navigation, fish and wildlife, Call water quality, economics, conservation, aesthetics, recreation, water supply, flood damage prevention, ecosystems, 426-2646 CLEANING OFF DISHES was one of the necessary duties which had to b performed at Mason County 4-H Club Camp held recently at Panhandle Lake. There were 125 young people and 19 adults at the camp. There was a variety of classes which the youngsters could participate in. Other highlights ,o ,u0e0 o ,,,m on 0ru0s s own , ,e,roo0e ao0 0 v,s,*,rom iiil Girl Dee Williamson and Smokey the Bear. Iiii!!i iiiiiiii! :: Ask us about our paycheck protec I i e iii! i: tion plan and Money Back Life li .":l NLIAN I1 ,iiiiiii iiiii:i::il Insurance. & SMITH .oo ca a, mon* re ,nt, . Of o,, te ,e,owe, n t e e ton ap roa re., t ,644-foot, ten years old last Thursday, were paying passengers. But wait the bridge at a rate which will see east approach structure, the reports the Washington State a minute, the other 47,899 the total debt canceled in the year 192-foot west approach structure, ~iiiiiiiiiii"i:,For AI Your nsurance Needs ~.i~..~ Highways Department. passengers who received free 2000. the 16,610 foot west approach[ii iIII Mon.-Fri. '1117 I~ #',,6m ~8 Saturday ~:.i~!~ Thousands of people and passage were legitimate. They Construction of the bridgeroad, and the 7131 foot floating iiiii::iii!!:iill 9to6p.m. Ill Lo ~,UIU ,Plo 10a.m.--1 p.m.!:.:.~}.~i~ vehicles celebrated her birth on were fully-paid Cross-Sound ferry was started in January 1958. The bridge itself was completed August :::i':g.';: August 12, 1961 along with passengers who are accorded "free total project, the 4590-foot 1,1961. !":"~:~ :yoUngsters from the Port passage" on the bridge ...... ..... I I I I Townsend, Chimacum, and North This "free passage" is not f ~ ~ ~ : ,,~ Kitsap High Schools who brought extended to the driver and rlAt'-LLMARK along their band instruments to automobile involved. Each of INN add music to the festivities. Even them, all 90,019 in the last ';'""" Indians doing their ancient reporting month, paid the full [ ~hirt i)emits Now and become a dances, and beauty queens just $1.30 toll. I / in eutiu t,ee er nato46,r !;I' J Charter Member! opening. 5233 other vehicles crossed the ' ' 1 It has been a good ten years bridge. The tolls collected for " " f f~J| ' IJltereste- -ecomhl~ for the 7131-foot floating bridge, these vehicles are variable because .' i In the last reported month ofthey are based on the gross i . | g in b operation, figures show many tonnage involved. embers are welcome, thousands of people have traveled During her first 12 months of if]i !lI the entire 5.51 mile length of the operation, the bridge 1 project, accommodated 772,672 lii~ Over I 11,000 passengers passengers and 580 692 vehicles crossed the bridge in that one for a total'revenue of $1,075,564. In the past 1 2 months of A., operation, 1,203,275 passengers and 1,085,727 vehicles crossed . . ,,, the bridge The revenue collected il :i"i for these 1"2 months of operation ,.1,} ~i was $1,990,367. Shoe Salon so the toll bridge is an CO;II~," unqualified success. 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