The Olympian from Olympia, Washington on July 15, 1975 · 7
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The Olympian from Olympia, Washington · 7

Olympia, Washington
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Tuesday, July 15, 1975
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A7 County Ponies Up For KITN Moving Expenses By MIKE OAKLAND Olympian Staff Writer Thurston County taxpayers have to foot the expense of relocating KITN radio from the eighth floor of the Capitol Center Building to its current quarters on Sixth Avenue in Lacey? That question asked two months ago was answered Monday when the Thurston County commissioners offered KITN radio a settlement on moving expenses of $1771737 The sum is less than the $1944001 station manager Don Whitman requested The financial tug-of-war between the county and KITN radio be-n in September 1973 and has progressed in the form of letters ick and forth between Whitman and County Commissioner George Yantis When the county referred the questionable payment to its legal advisor Whitman hired an attorney Since then most of the communications have been between the two lawyers On May 28 the prosecutor's office issued a formal opinion saying the county must pay “the actual reasonable expenses” KITN incurred in the move The opinion however was never read in an open county commission meeting Bob Seeber KITN's attorney gave the county a breakdown of moving expenses Yesterday commissioners pared away at the figures They deleted $450 sought by Whitman to pay his attorney fees Whitman had also charged the county for installation of a shower and drinking fountain at the station's new location The commissioners deleted that sum too Also taken out were first-month rent on a burglar alarm and the cleaning of rugs and drapes The commissioners deleted $172264 from the requested amount Commissioner Marj Yung said it was “most unfortunate" the county was paying the moving costs of a valuable tenant She said Whitman should have obtained proposals on various stages of (he moving project to insure the county was paying “fair costs" Whitman said the move cost his station “a tremendous amount over and above the cited figures This is not like a budget” Whitman said “There is no fat in these figures I will pay out of my pocket what you take out” The station manager said KITN’s move into the county owned Capitol Center Building several years ago was considered a permanent move by the station "But for the county asking us to move we would have been happy to stay” Whitman said The request for KITN to relocate was made by Yantis in 1973 when the county planned to use the nine-story office building as a county courthouse The commissioners have changed plans twice since then Whitman did not say whether he would accept the $1771737 offer The Daily Olympian Tuesday July 15 1975- Charge Filed In Car Death The county prosecutor’s office yesterday afternoon filed a charge of negligent homicide against James Cayenne 23 Oakville in connection with the Saturday night death of James O Wollen in the Chehalis Rivpr Cayenne was being held this morning in county jail on the charge Bail was set at $3000 County deputies picked him up for investigation Sunday afternoon in the incident Wollen 19 5309 Green ridge Drive SW was a passenger in his four-wheel drive vehicle allegedly driven by Cayenne which plunged into the river near the Grays Harbor County line Grays Harbor Sheriff's deputies found Wollen’s body pinned inside the upside - down vehicle in shallow water Deputies said the two men and another Oakville man had been driving through brush on the riv-erbank south of Briarwood Farms before the accident Today County Coroner Ken Eros said an autopsy yesterday showed Wollen died by drowning ( POLICE COURT SALLlE EVANS age M died In Centrolta July f NT Surviving om daughter: Franca Becker Tanlna ana len: Robart D Evan Renton S grandchlldran ond 4srof-gron-chlldran tarvlca will aa hald at Olympic Memorial Gar dan Chapel at 1:10 pm Interment In Olympic Memorial Gardens m ALBERT LINDEBLOM age U died In Olympia Wellington July II 11 Surviving wife Lily Olympia two en: David in Lacey and Harvey in Seattle one daughter: Joanna Mona Kirkland Wart an brother: Okla Undiblem Lamburn Canada three sisters: Hannah Wilkinson Alberta Canada Mary Dan-tear Ottawa Canada Etna Kopperud Eit yen Canada and 4 grandchildren Servtee win 0 hold In Gloria Del Lutheran Church under direction at Selena and Era Mortuary at 1:10 gm Wednesday Interment In Maeonlc Memorial Park IRENE HARRIETT SANDERS age 04 dlad In Olympia Wah July 11 W lurvlvlng on on: Don W Sandwo Olympia two ilter: Slvta Wctlover Olympia Mae Hawke Olyrn- an brother: Walter Hawke San Lull tipo Cain 0 granddaughters Service will be held at Sumner Cemetery under direction of Satan and Era Mortuary at 11:00 ojn Wednwday Interment In Sumner Cemetery DIAMONDS ARE STILL A GIRL'S B EST FRIEND ANDAMANS' tEST INVESTMENT 191 MMtt SS773M nbmfimUOOM I 711 So Capitol Way 9:30-5:30 J PANOWICZ diamond & gem shop c LACEY AREA D Claim Far Damagas—— Mit chell J McConkey 2747 Pacific Center has filed a claim for damages with the City of Lacey for $2400 to cover damage to his car from an accident he said was caused when traffic lights for crossing traffic turned green at the same time The accident occurred at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and College Street April 19 McConkey said his car was wrecked beyond repair In Jail — Two male suspects were arrested by Lacey detectives last night and booked into the Thurston County jail for investigation of the burglarizing of Walt and Brad’s Quick Stop Grocery July 10 One other suspect fled to California according to police larceny — James Black 1708 Dogwood St reported a tool box with approximately $500 worth of tools in it was stolen from his pickup parked at his residence Police said the pickup's canopy door had been pried open ( NEWCOMERS ) Birth in St Pater Haipital: Mr and Mrs Michael Baker Shelton a boy July 14 Mr and Mrs David Wilcox 4501 Frontier Center SE a boy July 14 Mr and Mrs John Hendrickson 7110 41st Ave SE a boy July 15 Mr and Mrs D L Shaquette Chehalis a boy July 15 Births in Masan General Hospital: Mr and Mrs Roy Clevenger Jr Route 5 (Box 181) Shelton a ‘boy July 15 OLYMPIANA 1 Cited — Olympia police yesterday cited Paul H Rogers Jr 401 N Division St in connection with the investigation of a traffic law violation after he wrecked his car in an 8:43 pm accident on O'Farrell Avenue and Otis Street in which Rogers and a passenger Gloria Johnson 505 N Division No 57 escaped with scrapes and bruises Rogers was eastbound on O’Farrell when he lost control on a curve skidded 162 feet hit a curb and rolled completely over Police said the undercarriage was knocked from beneath the vehicle by the impact Break-in— Police today were investigating a break-in at the Med ical Resource Center on Lilly Road in which someone gained entry by forcing his way through a wall from a partially constructed office suite A tape recorder was taken in the break-in police said Two-Car Crash — A car driven by Earl Sherwood Wallace 2426 Mitchell Ave sustained $400 damage yesterday when it was involved in an accident with a vehicle driven by Kenneth Ray Morefield Route 11 (Box 361 AAA-1) in which the Morefield car had an estimated $500 damage Morefield was cited by Olympia police in connection with a traffic law' violation following the 10:50 am accident on Plum Street and State Avenue East Richard Jackson Johns 436 McPhee St SW pleaded guilty in Olympia Municipal Court to a charge of driving while intoxicated and was fined $31250 and given a 15-day suspended city jail sentence Gary Eugene Moats 18 2260 Division St NW pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a dan: gerous drug j(marijuana) and was fined $150 and given a 15-day suspended jail sentence Richard Earl Graham 22 204 4th Ave W No 11 pleaded guil- ty to a charge of prowling and was fined $75 as was John Keith Roberts II 204 4th Ave W No 34 who was charged in a related incident James Lee Robertson 1264 State Ave pleaded guilty to a charge of shoplifting and was fined $150 and given a 15-day suspended jail sentence- Vehicles Checked SEATTLE (AP) - Vehicles en-tering the Greenwater River drainage area much of which is strewn with dry slash will be subjected to fire safety checks by officials of the Mt Baker-Sno-qualmie National Forest “We will be checking to see that all motor vehicles entering this drainage meet state fire and highway safety standards” said Jim Crates district manager 1 NOTICES W L Gutsehow Conductor Centralia JSWol Link Allison Sectionman Aberdeen "S'- Bill Elmore Brakeman Tacoma Coralie Ingram Revising Clerk Seattle L L Montgomery Yardmaster Seattle Herbert C Judd Jr Chief Clerk Longview We can carry any cargo we can handle any load From wash cloths to washing machines From spark plugs to automobiles from waffle irons to iron girders Each and every day we see that they get delivered on time and intact to you the people of the Pacific Northwest And then we see that your paper lumber aluminum and fruit and frozen foods get delivered to people in other parts of the country Wb're the Union Pacific and if you've been looking at us simply as one long line of coal cars we suggest you look again And look deeper You'll see a vital form of transportation at work for you — delivering all types of goods for all types of needs Any cargo Any load TOf® ©SMI taifidl!® KL the Union Pacific raHroad people TUNE FREE PICK UP JUIP DELIVERY Appointments American Cars Only— $400 HoqUOStocf Extra for Air Conditioning hebe’s an&T he b INSTALL NEW ATLAS Spark Plugs Points Condenser Fuel Filter DYNA-TUNEENGINE Set Dwell Adjust Timing Adjust Carburetor Adjust Belts Check Starting System Check Charging System OFFER GOOD AT PARTICIPATING DEALERS ONLV Pot Conner’S Chevron 101 Plum Stroat— Olympia 943-6336 Bnttson’s Chevron Service 3115 Pacific Avo— Lacay 491-4980 Cnpitol Way Chevron 704 Capitol way— Olympia 943-3 S 33 Mud Bey Chevron Rt 14 Box 76 — Olympia 66-0301 Mardnho Chevron Service Station 406 W 4th - 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