The Santa Fe New Mexican from Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 17, 1989 · 5
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The Santa Fe New Mexican from Santa Fe, New Mexico · 5

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Saturday, June 17, 1989
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fe.:' Santa Fe, NIL, Saturday, June 17. 1989 THE NEW MEXICAN A-5 Ore. officials refuse to be tested in Francke probe & rEheAaMdaled Press dOKILAND, Ore. The brother of slain Xfcefloa Corrections Chief Michael Francke ea terrible cloud of suspicion has fallen the murder investigation because cer-state employees have refused to take a Siddetector test f 'Tor the life of me I dont understand their reluctance to clear the air and put this behind Pat Francke told Portland television KOIN Thursday. 1116 simplest soiu-is for them to take the test ' ? ohimnist Phil Stanford of The Oregonian reported that . Dick Peterson, assistant (director of the Department of Corrections, has refused three times to take a lie detector tetiL -V'' , - Attempts to reach Paterson by telephone were unsuccessful Thursday evening. He earlier told KOIN and The Oregonian that he would have no comment. However, Stanford reported that Peterson told Marion County District Attorney Dale Penn that he didnl want to take a Be detector test because he is innocent Stanford reported that investigators have determined that Peterson couldn't have done the dabbing because he was in a . Salem restaurant at the time of the crime. Many people have been given Be detector heart outside the Dome Building in Salem on Jan. 17, Stanford , reported. Francke's body was found the next morning. Peterson was one of the those who participated in .the Initial search for Francke . after Ms car was spotted in the Dome Buikfings parking lot with its door open and its dome light on. They failed to spot Francke's body, which was on a well-lighted porch, about 40 feet from the car. to replace a number of people and hire people he could trust . Michael Francke told his brother he was concerned that an organized criminal element might be present. Michael Francke was reportedly concerned about his personal safety before Ms death. Tl)e weekend before Ms death he practiced with a 12-gaugcjhotgun. Stanford sakk. Following Ms death, investigators found a loaded .45-caliber pistol under Ms pillow and a shotgun and is case of shells on one side of : ; . - Sb For a MMd tima TIM Sanaa ia giving away (raa aUa you to I mwaa ara not Kaa ada for companiaa or Michael Francke's mother, Helen Francke, has asked Penn to ask two other corrections as part of the investigation into the officials, Dave CauBey and Tom Fuller, to 2? slaying., take the lie detector test They also participat-' Michael Francke, who headed the New ed in the initial search. " Penn said no evidence has been found to Mexico Corrections Department from 1983 to . A month before Michael Francke was substantiate allegations that Francke was 1987, had planned to fire Peterson before killed, Stanford reported, he called Ms murdered because he had uncovered corrup- Francke was killed by a stab wound to the brother, Kevin Francke, and said he planned tion within the (fivision. j i ItiSMislirJ AS Jutt fM am Mw COM pon bstow and (Mi ff la; ClaaiWad Ada. P.O. i Fa. NM BIBM. w Mtp by Moaa. 202 E. Marcy Sf. Daadtoa N Thunday, ft am. Add wfl i II iP1 mmk. Na ptiona dtdai. 4 n ' 4 i ; 4 , 4 4 k V i k . I. v . r i V Full-time president 1 selected at IAIA Harris Tjj&rinaj iHairs specialist, was named Fridays o' be the first full-time president of , Institute of American Indian ( since its in- i the Bureau i Indian Affairs. .Her appoint-t is effective jAug. 1. She will replace the act ing President JUoyd Kiva New, one of the kcjioors foun- TIJERINA' tiers, w , who wiUbecome president (emeritus. - The institute, based in Santa Fe, is 4 he only school in the nation idevoted solely to the study and practice of artistic and cultural Ei of American Indians, i is director of lixfian Development at New Mexico State University in Las uces. She is the foriiMr deputy retary of the state Natural Re- , Sources Department and Indian affairs specialist for the U.S. Depart-Snnt of Energy. j Tijerina, an enrolled member Of he Comanche Nation, has a law ! from Stanford University ' . I of Law and graduated mag-i laude from Harvard Univer- She was born and raised in che country in Oklahoma. woman killed -automobile accident ! A Ribera woman (Bed of head i early Friday morning after Hie lost control of her car on the : road off interstate 25 near woven to oecorwe me ocMMicna -si i- Mp-ViVi Jr r. . ' f . . .i'Ji- GOING OUT OF BUSINESS!! ' Jr 4 . -r-i Eveiy new,old and antique rug in our on SALE I V f'j tlf TYeniendous savings on the finest collection of handwoven rugs, kilims and dhurries in this Southwest nli'f1' - j r-s - V I'J San Isidro in San Miguel County. The victim, Lucille LRodarte, 25, was thrown from the car when it overturned. She was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m. by a medical ; investigator, about 2V4 hours after the accident, estate police spokeswoman said Friday. 'A passenger in the car, Judy ' . , Ortiz, also of Ribera, was traded . and released. . ' Rodarte was westbound on the frontage road and failed to. make a turn as she was approaching a y tunnel under1 the highway, investigators said. Ceremony to honor NM Indian veterans . New Mexico hxfian veterans will be honored today at a special ceremony at Santo Domingo Pueblo. 1 - , . ' : j'; 1 ? The programwiB be from 6p.m. ' to 1 1 p.m. at the Santo Domipgo Pueblo Public SchooL This is the first ceremony honoring Indian veterans and the public is. invited to attend, pueblo Gov . Indian i Ernie Lovato said. IiKfian veterans feel they have been left out for years. - Speakers win include Arfiutant ; Gen. Edward Baca, of the New . Mexico National Guard; Joe Cordo- . va, regional director of the Veterans (frew Montano, of the VA Medical , Center; and representatives of Sens. Pete Domemd and Jeff Bingaman. Inmate sentenced in helicopter escape Randy Lackey, one of three : ; . , . . inmates to escape from the Penitentiary of New Mexico by heficopter last summer, was sentenced Flriday to three years in prison by District AFTER 1 2 YEARS. . . STEPnCn A. MILLER ORIENTAL RUG& IHC. ' X STARTING June WITH UP TO . t s iv-f ORIENTAL RUGS. INC. 212 Qalisteo St In downtown Santa Dc EarUer this year, Lackey testified against Daniel Mahoney, another of the three escapees, as part of a plea apeement. In return for his testimony and a guilty plea, the district attorney agreed to recommend that Lackey be sentenced to no more than six years hi prison, . Kathy Hormby of the public defenders office said Lackey is being held in isolation in an for Ms protection. Following the second tariaL he vriB he moved out of state to serve Ms sentence. The sentence imposed by Serna wifi not add any time to Ms present sentence because the two sentences will run at the same time instead of ; one after another, Company seeks OK on uranium research . A pubUc hearing wiB be held , today fai Santa Fe to discuss the license renewal of a San Jose, N.M., ; company which uses depleted uranium in its laboratory. t ,s . f- r,Lf n , - ' San Jose residents are upset by . . the radfoactive research work done-at Santa Fe ABoys, contending it te -inappropriate for the rural Pecos ; , Itiver VaBey. ; ,y - Los Amigos del Rio; a group of v; property owners who five in this smafl community outside Lai Vegas, . plans to ask the state Health and Envfronment Department to reject the companys license renewal re- quUL 's irr o The companys five-year racfioac-tive materiab license to use depleted uranium in metallurgical evalua- tioo and research is expiring. The , date heuring wBI be at 1 p.m. in the auefitorkunof the Harold Runnels IS inventbiy will be 50 OFF! DOE vows to begin era of truthfulness DENVER As investigators -sought eyidence of illegal waste dumping at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant, the Department of ; On June 6. scores of FBI agents and Environmental Protection new era of truthfulness and better Agency investigators raided the monitoring. The promise was pari of an--agreement reached by DOE Deputy Director Henson Mooro and Gov. . Roy Romer. The lOpartapeonenL announced at a news conference, caBs for DOE to commit 41 million a year to improve monitoring of the plant and to purchase $730,000 - worth of monitoring equipment. immeduteiy.: V:":-;. The ag-eement must be ratified by Energy Secretary James Watkins. .. We are going to operate on the bmis that people need to know the . truth, and we are going to get ft to B : I-V HERE'S WHAT BEING THE AREffS MATTRESS VALUE LEADER IS sw,:!igAllSAB0UTI!! LIMITED TIME OFFER! SUPER FIRM EKS HECE cHoosinriH, full, QQEEIj OR KINO SIZE MAXIM FIRM f. , it. -- : s w EMM PIECE t CNOOSETtfIN, INU, QUEEN OR KINO SIZE just toox Here! Our deluxe hkiser bed ii maHy 2 beds in one. It converts into two twins or a king width bed. Usee standard twin su. mattresses. Durable poly deck them bi a way in which it is verified independently of the operation of -the plant, Romer said. Rocky Flats, located 16 miles - ; northwest of Denver, manufactures It is operated by Rockwell International for DOE. - : plant looking for evidence of illegal dumping and incineration of hazardous wastes. The onsite investigation continued Friday. The agreement reached by Romer and Moore, however, apparently answers the concerns Romer raised last Saturday when he threatened plant dosure. . . ; Moore said Friday that Rocky ? . 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