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Daily Sitka Sentinel from Sitka, Alaska • Page 3

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Miniatures To be Shown i Census Lawsuit Delay Ordered in The show will feature mmiature paintings, beginning at two inches by two inches, by Alaskan artists. Some of the Sitkans Ch Tedm, Donna Standerwick, Rosemane Korthals and Barbara Layallee Former Sitkan Erdine Nekon also will participate in the Fr Friday between 7 and 9 p.m. at jhe gallery at233 Lincoln Street PALMER AP)' A superior court judge on Monday delayed a hearing in a lawsuit aimed at invalidating state emergency regulations which would boost the North Slope Borough's population by about 1,900 people The lawsuit was filed against the state by four local governments which claim the added residents, mostly oil company workers, would increase the North Slope's taxing powers and allow it more state revenue sharing funds. Judge Beverly Cutler postponed the hearing until Dec. 15 after state attorneys argued thev more time to The Sitka Chamber of Commerce brings to SITKA spond to the complaint.

The hearing, originally set for Monday, was scheduled to examine the local governments' request for a temporary restraining order to block implementation of the regulations until a public hearing can be held. In asking for the hearing postponement, Assistant Attorney General Dave LaBlond assured the judge that the state would not certify the North Slope's additional population, nor hand out any revenue based on the figures until after next week's hearing. The emergency regulations, issued last week by former DALE Effective Relations Leadership Training improve your memory, win friends and influence people, control fear and worry, gain new self confidence and poise EnroBment in the Sitka class is limited. Join the class while openings are available FOR INFORMATION PHONE: 747-8604 Sponsored by the Sitka Chamber of Commerce Accredited by the Council for Noncollegiate Continuing Education rt A -j Presentedby Jerry Hinesand Associates. Dale Carnegie" 9 Founder Gov.

Jay Hammond, would allow the borough to count as residents oil workers who may have homes elsewhere. The Municipality of Anchorage, along with the Fairbanks North Star, Kenai Peninsula a a a a i a boroughs, sued last week to block the regulations. They claimed the rules would hand the North Slope Borough an $650,000 annually at their expense The four local governments contend the funds should go to the communities where the oil workers live. State officials claim the regulations were adopted to ease the North Slope Borough's unanticipated budget shortfalls and a reduced ability to sell bonds because its population has been undercounted. However, the lawsuit claims no such emergency exists.

December 7, Anchorage to Fund Hydro Project Push aimed at winning voter approval for construction of the Susitna hydroelectric project. "What the chamber will accomplish is to act as a catalyst to see that construction is actually started in 1984," said Bob Penney, chairman of the chamber's energy committee. "No more studies; let's pour some concrete." adopt a bill putting the Susitna project on the ballot, Penney said the chamber will launch for construction of the first- phase Watana dam to be raised from bond sales. The second-stage 600-megawatt Devil Canyon dam would be funded in 10 years, or whenever the additional power is needed, under the chamber proposal. Penney said the chamber plans to solicit donations from business and labor for the advertising campaign, "We estimate it'l with is project at $5.1 billion, more said he LV a oi vote of the people," Penney have kicked in The chamber wants to ask 1 0 Penne 'Daily prizes! You could win a crisp, new $5 bill just for trying THE CONNEXION.

Weekly prizes! Fill out an entry blank and you'll be eligible for a weekly prize valued at about $75. Grand prize! On December 10, a special Grand Prize Party will be held with all the trimmings. As long as you've filled out an entry blank, you could win the Grand Prize valued at $500. fCONT 2 hour bankin at its best X. That's what THE CONNEXION is all about, and the talks at NBA would like you to know even more about it That's why beginning November 15 you can win anything from a five dollar bill to $500 in merchandise just for trying THE CONNEXION.

There's no obligation, we just yTu to get acquainted with Sitka's most generous banking machine. So stop by NBA during 8 UrS Vember 15 throu December 10 get a special demonstration. You could win instantly and complete an entry blank to become eligible for a weekly prize and the special grand prize. THE CONNEXION, it's open for business and pleasure 24 hours a day. National Daily Sitk.

Serttoei, Sitka, Alartm, P.ge3 Artists Reminded All artists who participated in the Arts and Crafte Association must th work on Dec 15 between i p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Centennial Building. Those unable to pick up their own entries must make arrangments with the exhibit coordinators, Deborah Hird at 747-8470, or Judy Farrell at 747-3558. Work hot picked up will become the property of BACA.

Those who have not yet viewed the show may do so between now and Dec. 14. Sitka School Board will meet 7 p.m. tonight in the Centennial Building. Items on the agenda include: an architect's presentation and approval of design of the high school physical education addition, a bid opening on a Chevy carry-all, a resignation, authorization to file Public Law 874 application, approval of the State of Alaska survey for grades seven through 12 and reports on the Alaska Association School Board convention and the Effective Schooling workshop.

Raptor Session Alaska Raptor Rehab Center will meet 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Rousseau Room of the Centennial Building. A slide presentation entitled "Eagles of the World" will be shown. All interested persons are invited to attend. Eckankar Group Meets Eckankar will hold a discussion on the lower powers of consciousness versus true spiritual consciousness 7:30 p.m.

Thursday in the Maksoutoff Room 'of the Centennial Building. All interested persons are invited to attend the discussion. All teenagers are invited to work on Christmas gifts at the Teen Center after school and during the evenings. Crafts may also be stored until the holidays. Fashion Show Set Sitka Chapter of Professional Secretaries International will sponsor a holiday fashion show and luncheon Dec.

11 at the Moose Lodge. Tickets, $10 each, are available from PSI members or participating merchants Abby's Reflection, The Cellar, MacDonald's, Russell's and Vi's. For more information, call 966-2908 after 5p.m. Teens to Interview George Max will be special guest at the Teen Center 7 p.m. Wednesday to participate in a teen panel discussion.

Local teens have compiled a set of questions related to drinking and driving and will interview Max, director of Aurora's Watch Halfway House. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting at 524-3 Lake Street. For more inf ormaton, call 747-3500. Water Polo to Start Teens age 13 through 18 who enjoy water sports and have a basic swimming ability are invited to attend an organizational meeting for water polo 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Captains will be elected to coordinate the program to members' wishes. Teams will play each Saturday from 5 to 7p.m. For more information, call 747-3500. Fine Worsted Wool 3-piece suits In The Bayview Trading Company Box 99835.

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