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1 .Page Six, Monitor, Monroe, WA, Dec+ 18, 1975 Jo!]g ;rs Efe (From pg. 1) Highway 2 to the bank. Usually, by 7 a.m. everyone is back, wiping the sweat from their brow and sipping a warm cup of coffee or tea in the bank lounge. Some of the members have developed close friendships /n as many are golfing partners or social friends. One member, George Hammack, lives in Baring, and stops each morning on his way to work to run with the group, Heichel said. The oldest runner is 56 while the youngest, Harniss' daughter, Allyson, is 12 years old. Other active members include George Sandbak, Ellis Marhead, Paul Berndt, Mike Harniss, Irv Allen, Gary Drivsteun, Steve Clough, Gary Kamps, Roger Ohlsen, Ken Slager and Bob Johnson. Several others join the group as I 1 their schedules permit, Heichel added. All are from Monroe with the exception of Hammack Hurry-,new arrivals of All you have to do is get up before the crack of dawn, and Heichel said anyone is invited to join the group. (:;hi Idren s HaLl DAY clothes/ menryof redand +hire I bu:dtlen?P and be prepared to job--it's good exercise and I and Children's Fashions 25. 26 Downtown Everett _ 2701 Colby 252-6749 'FOR THE FINEST IN COMPONENT 3TERE' [/,~./~ ( Commissioners have adopted a budget for 1976 of $49.4 I Sales & Service . I The Snohomish County Public Utility District's Board of I Jennings Research- Dual. Bose Thorens JBL J With Her in Mind... million, according to PUD Commission Chairman Cecil Ferrill. , I Harman/Kardon o Tandberg tV rantz Kenwood I u ,,,J1 I 9, Ferrfil, commenting on the Utility s 1976 budget said, n B I C Ads-Teac Koss. Electro-Voice I So y .. i ~~1~" "The $49,443,GIS PUD Budget for1976 is for the operation, | Superscope ... Shure.*. | maintenance, improvement and expansion of the PUD s :] D ] [yvt/ CLOTHESHORSE Snohomish County and Camano Island electric system and the Lake Stevens and Sunnyside water systems. It also in- L 2823 Colby, l [ 011 J BANK CARDS WELCOME cludes Snohomish County PUD s eight percent share of the operating costs of the Centralia Steam Electric Plant which 258-4527 2 28 Colby 6verett , 259-3637 is projected at $7 million for next year and includes $1.6 a - +million for debt service on the Centralia Project. The Cen- ................. r' ' ' ' ' -I itralia Project expense will be offset by revenues of $7.5 mil- CHRISTMAS GIFT Downtown's Gift Center: lion from the sale of electricity generated by the steam HIlAD,.Q,.UARTERS Merle Norman Cosmetics plant.' The PUD's $49.4 million budget for 1976 is up $4 million Delft Jewelry -- Delftware 'from last year, primarily due to cost escalation in all areas WITH THE ARIA S IJtRGr t $[LKTION of Pewter Plates & pieces of operation. As an example, purchased power, the largest LEATHER COATS, DENIMS, Pennyrich Bras single expenditure for the District, is projected to be slight- LEISURE SUITS, SHOES, JEWELRY, HATS, TOILETRIES, UNUSUAL GIFT ITEMS -- | 1820 HEWITT EVERETT 252-0922 ,+ .j Validated Parking-Please let your Everett Merchants know you read this ad in the Monroe Monitor or the Sultan Valley News Parts for automobile, sinai[ engines, welding equipment, air & hydraulic hoses made to order NROE SALES & SERVICE 794-5311 Monroe Shopping Center UL Hwy 2 Sultan 793 -2202 HOMELITE & STIHL CHAIN SAWS Easy Catalog Way 119 E. Main St. 794-7411 Mama. Wash. Gold Bar, Index, Snohomish Sultan, Stirrup call Toll Free 9689 Quz+sar CRAIG RECORDER3 101 E. Hill "We Sell and Service" See Bob for your new appl lance 794-5208 Owen Sharpe Startup 793-9654 glass repair - windbw modern[ Sultan's Pumper Septic Tank Service Serving Snohomish & Skykom ish ectrnc Wiring, Heating Air Conditioning Anne & Freemont 794-6133 The Green House 568-4044 Complete service florist with you in mind gift items books Hallmark line IWeddlngs & Funerals I Next to Snohomish Auto Parts G & GLASS WORK AUTO BODY, PAINT 11 1/2 S.Lewts, 794-8158 AMBULANCE "The Lives We Save are in the Valley. " Experienced Emergency Medical Technicians Travel Agent MERCER ISLAND TRAVEL Big Savings on Bicentennial Fares LOB0 CANOPIES Stock or Made to Order Sales 794-5300 next to Pan-Alaska INSTALLED--. (For Auto and Home) ~O"R~W~ ELECTRIC George, Monroe Hardware Electrical Contracting Serving Monroe since 1945 794-8733 568-1568 Sewing Machine New Viking World's Only Non-Oiling Machine SALES REPAIRS For Your Convenience We added hours thru Christmas 9-7 Viking Sewing Center 2709 Wetmore.Everett Monroe Shopping Center 568.5354 ! ly over $15 million, up $1 million, while our Centralia Pro- ject operating costs are up $2 million. Ferrill further com- mented that, "It appears the District will be able to hold the line on electric rates during 1976." Normal operating costs for the PUD next year will be ap- proximately $11.5 million. Included in normal operating ex- pense is $2.4 million for various city, county and state taxes. Annual payroll for the District, which is the largest PUD in the State of Washington, will be $7.7 million in 1976. Normal capital expenditures of $3.7 million are antici- pated next year for the purchase and installation of electric meters and transformers, area lights, and replacement and additions of facilities for new accounts and increased elec- trical loads. New construction is budgeted at $3.5 million for fiscal 1976 and includes $2.1 million for projects presently under construction which will not be completed until 1976 and several projects originally scheduled for 1975 which have been intentionally deferred or delayed until next year. New !; projects for 1976 will include addition of new substations, reconductoring both transmission and distribution lines in varnous areas of Snohomish County and Camano Island to increase capacity, purchase rights-of-way, and increasing capacity of various substations throughout the county. Fish Left High, Dry By Floods Receding flood waters are aware of salmon land-locked leaving adult salmon trapped by flood water recession in pools in many areas of west- should contact the Depart- ern Washington according to ment of Fisheries to see the Don Moos, state director of fish are safely returned to the fisheries, main bodies of rivers and Moos said while rising streams. waters pose the greatest dan- FisheriesSenior Biologist ger to people and land ani- Bill Rees said volunteer assis- mils, it is the receding waters tance in restoring the fish to which most harm adult salmon their proper streams would be migrating upstream toward gratefully accepted. Individu-I spawning grounds. Many ju- als wishing to report stranded venile salmon feeding in fish or to volunteer to help out freshwater streams are also should telephone the Depart- likely to be trapped, Moos merit of Fisheries, Rees said. added, but will not be as easily Callers in Whatcom, Ski- i located, git and Snohomish counties should call the Burlington Fisheries Department biD- F i s h e r i e s L a b o r a- ists and salmon culturists tory, 755-0421. Those report- are already at work investiga- ing from King, Pierce and of trapped salmon Thurston counties and the the Cedar River and Green Hood Canal area should call tRiver Systems. the Department's Qlympia Moos asked for public vigi- Natural Production Laborato- lance, saying that anyone ry, 753-6618. MONROE SPORTS SLATE Following a r e athletic December 22, girls basket- events scheduled for Monroe ball at Tolt, 6 p.m. School District teams: December i8, wrestlin$ at December 19, varsity bas- Stanwood, varsity, 8 p.m.j.v., ketball with Sedro Wooley 6:30p.m. here, 8 p.m.j.v., 6:30 p.m. . December 18, freshman December 23, varsity bas- basketball at Arlington, 3:45 ketball with Lynden, here, 8 p.m. p.m.j.v., 6:30 p.m. Garbage Rates Increased In order to cover the cost of operation, maintenance and replacement of Monroe's gar- bage collection service, City Councilmen approved higher monthly rates, slated to take effect before the end of the year. Councilmen adopted an ordinance last Wednesday evening boosting the residen- tial rate from $2 to $2.75 per month and the senior citizen rate from $1 to $1.25 per month. In addition, the monthly for duplexes, triplexes and was upped from to $2.25 per month and apartment house rates jumped _- :from $1 to $2.25 per month. with Serving the Snohomish and Skykom!sh Valleys 811 Rainier Snohomish living or fresh cut Noble Fir Douglas Fir Blue Spruce and others 568- 4096 HILLS NURSERY Don York Driving Inst: 4 mr. East of Monroe on4 mi. West of Sultan on Old Sultan Highway Old Sultan Highway Choicest Ingredients Pure Whipping Cream Cane Sugar- Real Butter Finest Dipping Chocolate Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Super Delicious SANDWICHES Tasty HOMEMADE CHILl Freshest and Richest ICE CREAM around 511 2nd St. SNOHOMISH 568-7224 CLEAR LIKE GLASS, NON-YELLOWING, GUARANTEED SHATTER-PROOF Flex-O-Glaze requires no special skills to install. It is easy to cut, saw and trim to fit wood or metal storm door frames. Comes in standard pre-cut sizes. Warp's Flex-O- Glaze is the ORIGINAL safety approved Plastic Glazing. 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