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Page 2 VouR COMMUNITV gra - Febru0ry 27, 2008 ThE NEw ON TUE Ro b Ill I Temperatures Forecast In the Andes The New Era reached new heights with Sweet Home area residents Phyllis Osborn, left, Gecorgetta and Dave Howard who traveled to the 12,000-foot level in the Peruvian Andes to visit the ancient Inca cfity of Machu Pic- chu. The trio enjoyed 10 days in Peru over the holidays - summer time south of the equator - wisiting numerous pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial areas, including the cities of Lima and Cuzco. I Lot and his daugh ters flee the destruction of 5adam and Gomorrah (Genesis 19: 24-26) Taste and see that the Lord is goo& blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him. PSALM 34:8 /3,Lhl High Low Precip Feb. 19 61 26 .00 Feb. 20 56 40 .09 Feb. 21 59 36 .00 Feb.22 53 35 .00 Feb. 23 50 30 .08 Feb. 24 55 29 .07 Feb. 25 53 36 .07 Precipitation to date: 11.00 Weather information courtesy ofthe U.S. Corps of En- gineers. Call 367-5132for stream flow information. Foster Reservoir: 617.79 Green Peter Res.: 953.58 Cloudy, with rain showers ex- pected through the weekend. Highs will range from the upper 40s to low 60s, with lows expect- ed in the mid-30s and low 40s. '~The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything - or nothing." Nancy Astor Leone Ransdell Nov. 17, 1916-Feb. 17, 2008 Leone M. Ransdell, 91, Sweet Home, died Feb. 17, 2008 in a local hospital. She was born Nov. 17, 1916 in Hastings, Neb the daughter of Charles Wand Martha Hedwig (Ebert) Olson. On Aug. 4, 1936 she married Walter Ramsdell, they moved to Sweet Home in 1952 and have been here since. She was a member of the Foster Evangelical Church and attended Sweet Home Evangelical Church. She is survived by two nieces, Cathie Stordahl of Minnesota and Cherie DelMonte of New Jersey. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Walter Volkers Oct. 18, 1943 - Feb. 18, 2008 Walter W. "Butch" Volkers, 64, of Sweet Home, died Feb. 18, 2008 at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1943 in West Terre Haute, Ind to Emie and Katherine (Ellingsworth) Volkers. He attended schools in Arizona. He enlisted in the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam as a demolition enginer. In 1981 he married Dorothy Zivello in Reno, Nev. They moved to Sweet Home and he has been here since. He worked as a police offi- cer for 12 years, tended bar at many locations in the Sweet Home area and has managed bars and restaurants. Mr. Volkers was a previous com- mander for the VFW post here in Sweet Home in 1t988 and 1989. Some of his favorite activities in- cluded casinos, video poker, cribbage, fishing and hunting and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his sons, Skip of Tulare, Calif Andy of Sweet Home and Tony Zivello of Arizona; a daughter, Alicia Volkers of Sweet Home; five brothers, Ed, Phillip and Mary all of Sweet Home, Andrew of Libby, Mont. and John of New Jersey; three sisters, Emestine Kelley of Orlando, Fla Mary Anna .Fry of San Antonio, Texas, Ruth Hefner of Moline, Ill.; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence and Jerome. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to St. Helen's Catholic Church Food Bank. PUBLIC SarETV I II I lull I Iq II Feb. 24 12:12 a.m. - Dustyn Lee Barcus, 31, arrested for second-degree theft, 1540 Main St Safeway. Cited and released. 3:18 a.m. - Frank Eliott Swindall, 22, arrested for driving under the in- fluence and on Linn County warrant for failure to appear on original charge of contempt of court, 1530 Main St Santiam Drug. Transported to Linn County Jail. Vehicle impounded. Joseph Michael McCaslin, 17, cited for minor in possession of alcohol and released to mother. 7:14 p.m. - Gregory Keith Harper, 38, arrested for first-degree burglary, menacing, unlawful use of a weapon and felon in possession of a firearm, 2305 Harding St. Trans- ported to Linn County Jail. Feb. 23 10:06 a.m. - Mitch Levi Carter, 17, cited for failure to obey traffic control device, Main and 13th. 11:27 p.m. - Melissa Dawn Clement, 32, arrested on Linn County supervisory warrant for failure to comply on original charge of pos- session of methamphetamines and charged with delivery of a controlled substance and possession of meth- amphetamines, 1100 block of Long Street. Transported to Linn County Jail. Feb. 22 10:18 a.m. - Kenneth Ray Faul- coner, 14, taken into custody for third- degree theft and minor in possession of tobacco, 1530 Main St Santiam Drug. Transported to Linn-Benton 6:44 p.m. - Chelsey Nicole Juvenile Detentiton Center. Nelson, 21, arrested for first-degree 2:08 p.m. - Madison Paige burglary, unlawful use of a weapon, Mickels, 13, takcen into custody for menacing, second-degree disorderly possession of man'ijuanawithin 1,000 conduct and fourth-degree assault, feet of a school, 1123 18thAve. Cited 605 14th Ave. Transported to Linn and released to parents. County Jail. 5:20 p.m. - Madison Paige 8:17 p.m. - Joshua Ray Nichol, Mickels, 13, cit~ed for runaway and 20, and Matthew James Flader, 20, released to motlher, 1950 Main St cited for minor in possession of al- Sweet Home Police Department. cohol. Samuel Renaldo Wilson, 18; New format for The New Era CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page XX The Ne~v Era's faithful read- sometimes results in darker print- ers can exPe~ct a new look in the ing along the edges of pages. newspaper next week. This format is used by nearly We are planning to switch to' every other weekly in our area, a new format, which will result in as well as the daily student news- a paper twice as thick, but seven papers at Oregon State Univer- inches less in depth and a column sity and the University of Oregon. narrower than today's edition. Readers of those papers have To get aaa idea of what we're made it quite clear to publishers talking about, turn this paper that they like it. (folded shut) sideways and men- For those who are wondering, tally add three inches along the the motive here isn't financial; top. rather it's a simple case of pros This change will not only vastly outweighing the cons. make the paper easier to hold (less The bottom line is that noth- floppy) but will provide us with ing is changing as far as the con- more color pages and less clut- tents of The New Era are con- ter on each page, as stories and cerued, though we will have to SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page XX Auto - Home - Life - Business 1256 Main Street, Sweet Home 541-367-0468 (office) 541-990-0569 (mobile) khartsook@ farrnersagent.com A advertisemelnts will be spread out over more pages. Another advantage, our printers tell us, is that the quality of printing om pages should be im- garynHartsook, proved becatuse the current format Agent reorganize things a little since the pages will be smaller. We hope to be able to use that extra space (the three inches men- tioned earlier) to actually increase and improve our content. Kindness Occurs in a moment andis remembered lCor a IH:etime Thank ouou {:or 9our raouers, loss oF m9 mother, C.armen Hgde. ~ii "~, ~i~!~ i~!~ ~ii i!(i!ii~!ii/ii! ~i~ ! ~i/i!i/iiii~!iii~ ii~ A Memorial Mass was celebrated on Feb. 23 at St. Helen's Catholic Church in Sweet Home, with private inurnment at Gilliland Cemetery. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Robert Williams Robert "Bob" Williams died Feb. 22, 2008 of a heart attack at his home in Sweet Home. He had been battling lung cancer for more than a year. He was born Aug. 31, 1917 in Salem, the middle child among seven siblings. He served in the Army during World War II. taken into custody for second-degree criminaltrespass, Husky Field. Cited and released. 10:45 p.m.-John Leon Day, 51, arrested for disorderly conduct, 1373 53rd Ave. Cited and released. Feb. 21 6:24 a.m. -Alan Eric Owen, 36, arrested for possession of metham- phetamines, 2455 Long St. Cited and released. 9:27 a.m. - Gabby Earl Crain, 49, cited for no license and failure to obey traffic control device, Hol- ley Road. 11:29 a.m. - Keith Alan Mattley, 33, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to appear on original charge of second-degree misdemeanor, 18th and Willow. Cited and released. 12:05 p.m. - Tony Ray Roe- buck, 14, taken into custody on Linn County warrant for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and second-degree theft, 1500 block of Tamarack St. Transported to Juvenile Detention Center. 7:40 p.m.-William Henry Davis II, 53, cited for driving uninsured and failure to carry proof of insurance, 1439 Main St Rio Theater. Vehicle impounded. 9:02 p.m. - Karen Linette Bau- gus, 35, arrested on Linn County supervisory warrant for failure to comply on original charge of sec- ond-degree criminal mischief and Lebanon warrant for failure to com- ply on original charges of second- degree theft and a criminal citation; Ninth and Main. Transported to Linn County Jail. Feb. 20 12:44 a.m. - Michael Austin Hurley, 28, arrested on Albany war- See Safety, page 5 LEBANON t, AW ,lO, cph K. Phillips Mr. Wil- liams enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding motor- cycles, camp- ing and his dog Sassy. He and his wife Pat were married in 1988 and traveled throughout the United States. He is survived by his wife, Pat; a sister, Vivien of California; a brother, Albert of Salem; two sons, Dennis and Robert Jr.;a daughter, Kathy; stepdaughter Jan Cole and her hus- band, Stephen and a granddaughter, of California; stepdaughter Debra Walker of Tennessee,; sister-in-law Jan Hughes of Redmond; and a num- ber of nieces and nephews. Neptune Cremation Service of Portland is handling arrangements. The New Era publishes obituaries as a public service. Submissions are subject to editing for style, length and content. Unedited obitu- aries can be arranged by .contacting our advertising department at (541) 367-2135. 817 5 6 9 1 3 2 4 431827659 26953471 8 94315'8276 897'6143 2389467 74.16583 47 2 59 Joseph K. Phillips P.C. 300 Market Street .Suite 1 O0