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Your Hometown News 97 hl,-,Ihhhl,m qll%h,l qhru,lr,h,uu,i%l,hlul ***********'MIXED ADC 553 12/3112015 SMALLTOWN PAPERS, INC. 217 W COTA ST SHELTON WA 98584-2263 $2 EV-W alumni Volume 69, Issue 2 Thursday February 11, 2016 Inside this week: Eden Valley-Watkins High • News of our students, School will be the site of the page 2. annual men's alumni tournament • D-Team competes at thisweekend. Here are game times Trollhaugen, page 2. andteam line-ups: • Legislation introduced to Saturday. Feb. 13 honor Watkins native Eugene 10 a.m., 2015 v 2014 (new gym) McCarthy, page 2. 11 a.m., 2012 v Lenz (new gym) • OBITUARIES: Gerald 11 a.m., 2005 v 2008 (old gym) "Jeff)v' Flaschenriem, 74, for- 12 noon, 2013 v 2006 (old gym) 12 noon, 2009 v 2010 (new gym) merly of Kimball; Lloyd I p.m., 2001 v [winner of 2015 v Shoutz, 83, of Watkins; page 4. 2014] (old gym) • Business profile: Kimball I p.m., [winner of 2012 v Lenz] v Chiropractic, page 4. [winner 2005 v 2008] (new gym • State Rep's discuss reim- 2 p.m., 2003 v [winner 2013 v bursement with Heritage 2006] (new gym House management, page 5. 2 p.m., 2004 v [winner 2009 v • History Matters: Gracious 2010] (new gym Marj Greeley, page 6. Sunday, Feb. 14 • Schreiner of Kimball 11 a.m., new gym is CMC Player of the Week, 12 noon, new gym page7. 3 p.m., championship game • Valentine's Day specials, (new gym) page 8. • KES January Students of • Want to win $500? page 8. • Section 4A (Kimball and EV-W) Wrestling brackets, page 9. • EV-W IV Knowledge Bowl brings home medals, page 9. • Auditions for "Grease" open to all, page 10. • Jansen of EV-W is CMC Player oftheWeek, page 10. • South Haven, Eden Valley city council, and EV-W school board updates, pages 12-13~ * Allie's Comer, page 16. I Index Church & Obituaries ....... 4 Weather ................. 5 Local Schools ........... 7-10 Legals, Government .... 11-13 Business Directories ...12-13 Crime Blotters ......... 12-13 Calendar ................ 14 Classifieds ............... 15 rand basketball tournament KAHS alumni basketball tournament The Kimball alumni basketball tournament will be played Saturday, Feb. 13, at KAHS. Here's the schedule of games. (A roster of team members is on page 7.) Game #1:9 a.m., 2008-09 v 2009-13. #2, 9:45 a.m., 1998-2001 v 2011- 14. #3, 10:30 a.m., 2006-07 v 2013. #4, 11:15 a.m., 1990-96v2015. #5, 12 noon, 1970s-'80s v [winner game 1]. #9, 12:45 p.m., [winner game 2 v winner game 3]. #10, 1:30 p.m., [winner game 5 v winner game 4]. #13, 3 p.m., [winner game 9 v winner game 10]. #16, 5:15 p.m., Championship game. All above games take place in the new gym. Loser bracket games are as follows: Game #6, 11:15 p.m., old gym. #7, 12 noon, old gym. #8, 12:45 p.m., old gym. #11, 1:30 p.m., old gym. #12, 2:15 p.m., new gym. #14, 3:45 p.m., new gym. #15, 4:30 p.m., new gym. Cost is $3 for adults, $1 for students. Food and drink concession stands will be open. Kimball election judges counted and re-counted both ballots and signatures before coming to a final total: 919 votes "no" and 435 "yes." These are the 1,080 regular ballots; there were another 274 absentee ballots included in the total 1,354 votes cast in the Feb. 5 election. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. ByJeanDoranMatua, Editor (There were about 70 new voter past 10 p.m.: Alice Robinson A special election was held registrations taken Friday as well.) (head judge), Karla Ehlinger, Gail Friday, Feb. 5, for "Question 2" There were a total of 919 votes Schiefelbein, Ned Root, Tammy from the Nov. 5 election: renovate NO and 435 YES votes; just about Konz, Kathy Roos, and Joan science and industrial arts two-thirds against to one-third Nystrom. There was a steady classroom areas, build a two- for. - stream of voters all afternoon, at story weight training/fitness The Kimball school board willtines insanely busy. Votes were center area with classroom area, meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, sort~d~into "yes" and "n6" piles, build new concession stand. This to canvass the election. They may then counted several times. The question had failed by 60-some begin discussion about what comes sign-in books were counted to votes in November, Question next for the district. Most likely, two make sure the number of voters 1, the operating levy, passed in of the four construction projects signed in matched the number November; Question 3, a new would pass easily (the science labs of ballots; it took awhile and auditorium, failed by a large and industrial arts area). What the several recounts, but it all finally margin, board needs to do now is to come matched. Democracy is hard With residents of the Kimball up with a plan that the majority of work. As the custodians can testify school district passionate on both voters will approve of, in its entirety, after cleaning up all the "winter" sides of the issue, 1,080 voters and perhaps bring it to a vote in the slopped onto the cafetorium floor came out Friday to vote, and regular election in 1,000+ people, it can be messy another 274 absentee ballots were Thank you to election judges too. But we wouldn't have it any cast, for a total of 1,354 votes out of who served the 1-8 p.m. poll times other way. a possible 2,693 registered voters, and stayed until the final count, "Monster" Mike Schultz (far right) took gold in the second run of the IPC World Cup in snowboarding at Snowmass, Colo.; he's pictured with U.S.A. teammates Keith Gabel and Mike Shea. Just last week Schultz took gold in SnoCross in the X Games. Now he's headed to Big White, Canada, for the next snowboard world cup this week. Schultz is on the International Paralympic team representing the U.S.A. and will compete at the 2018 Paralympics in Korea. See story on page 16. Photo courtesy of Sara Schultz.