January 7, 2015
Volume 16, Number 1
Mattawa, WA 99349
Some things are just
easier with a little help
from friends. Things like
jumping into icy waters,
for instance.
joyce edie photos
If you didn’t go into the water
on New Year’s Day, but want
to know what it feels like, this
photo pretty well sums it up.
From high in a tree, this Golden Eagle kept a close watch on the strange creatures
below him who were invading his hunting ground on New Year’s Day. He didn’t seem
to be too concerned, but finally flew away, probably to a quieter perch.
Kali McCloud, 7, and Bruce Eskildsen, 74, pose
together after exiting the water. They were
the oldest and youngest bears to go in. Bruce
always goes in twice, once for himself and once
for Ted Sandvig.
People from seven to 74 took to the icy waters of the Columbia River at Desert Aire on New Year’s
Day to take part in the traditional polar bear jump. The noon jump on January 1, 2015 marked the
22nd year that locals have been taking to the Columbia River to kick start the new year. This year
17 brave souls took part with an even larger group of spectators to cheer them on. After the group
photo “bears” had the decision to make of breaking through the icy water at the launch or just going
for it and jumping from the dock. No one took the temperature of the water, but it was the first year
in recent memory that large ice chunks were floating in the water. The local event started in 1994
when Ted Sandvig, now deceased, brought the tradition to Desert Aire after moving here from the
Snohomish area. There he had been jumping into the Pilchuck River for over 20 years. Ted passed
away in 2008, serving as the Grand Poo Pah of the local group for 14 years. In the center photo Bruce
Eskildsen shows a shirt he hangs prior to the jump in honor of Ted.
Teaching kids about media targeting
Page 2, Mattawa Area News, Jan. 7, 2015
Strictly Joyce
By Joyce Edie
I do hope you got what you wanted for Christmas. After a certain age, the presents really don’t mean much, but the presence
I got what I wanted. The one thing I really wanted. All 11 of us
under the same roof at the same time again. I got to cook for the
whole family. Almost forgotten how great that is. Homemade cherry pie; the Butte, Montana pasty recipe; bakin’ powder biscuits;
homemade chunky applesauce; spaghetti, oh it was great.
Talking and laughing and playing games and trying not to get
mad when somebody (Keith) kept reading our answers wrong on
Wise and Otherwise which ruins the whole thing and makes you
lose. He just laughed and laughed like a maniac.
Granddaugter Gen hugging me and saying she missed me and
didn’t want to let me go. See, you just can’t buy that.
Things like Elise sinking into the couch and looking so at peace
and at home. All of us around the table again. And this dumb dice
game I played with seven-year-old Konner and he wiped me all
over the floor. Mamoo has 30 and I have 174, he would tell anyone
who would listen. And watching two brothers and two sister-inlaws visit because they want to and love each other.
Sipping Mickey’s warm Apple Pie while we cussed and discussed the Hawks. No, you can’t buy that.
So the holiday season is behind and the new year is ahead and
that’s not a bad thing either. I truly hope and pray it is your best yet.
And that you get all the really good gifts that you truly want.
Megan Jamison and
Cindy Johnson, Mattawa Community
Medical Clinic Media
Smart Leaders, pose
with students Kaylee Hubbs, Alejandra
Herrera Renteria and
Katrina Hubbs after
they received their
Media Smart certificates. Joining them is
Wahluke Junior High
Principal Andy Harlow.
Only three junior high students finished a new afterschool program, but it is a start. And those three came away
with information that they can use for a lifetime.
The Media-Smart Youth program is meant to help students understand how media may be affecting their health.
The local program at Wahluke Junior High was led by
registered dietician Cindy Johnson and assistant Megan
Jamison. Sponsored by a SNAP-Ed grant and the Mattawa
Community Medical Clinic, the five week program helps
kids understand how advertising is targeted at them, often
pushing candy, cereal and fast food.
Johnson explained that some of the interactive learning
that went on included kids creating a 30-second infomercial, making a action hero ad, running relays and measuring
pulse rates. They toured a local store learning about added
sugars, grains, and how to add extra exercise to everyday
Students even made flavored waters by infusing various
fruits and vegetables into the water. Johnson said she was
impressed with how students shared their new knowledge
when they helped serve up healthy snacks at the Mattawa
Elementary Christmas concert.
She hopes more students will complete the course which
may be offered again in the spring.
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day with robots
Mattawa woman
charged with DUI
A Mattawa woman was
transported to Kadlec Hospital on Jan. 1 following a
vehicle collision in Pasco at
about 7:50 a.m.
According to the Washington State Patrol, Laura C.
Granados, 18 of Mattawa,
was driving a Nissan Altima when she attempted to
exit onto southbound State
Route 395 from Interstate
182. She failed to negotiate a curve and became airborne, striking a Ford Expedition driven by Magdalena
Ruiz-Alarcon, 45 of Pasco.
The Ford was northbound
on SR 395. Both vehicles
were totaled and both drivers were injured.
According to police, Granados is being charged with
driving under the influence.
This Saturday, Jan. 10, the Wahluke Junior High will be
full of robots. But don’t worry, Myron Hamilton, Arthur
Morken, and Molly Lawson have it under control.
The three are the STEM/Robotics teachers at WJH and
they and their students are hosting several schools from all
over the state in the VEX Robotics tournament.
In the tournament, teams of students are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a
game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn
about teamwork, leadership, communications, and more,
said school officials.
Tournaments are held year-round at the regional, state,
and national levels; local champions go on to compete
against the best in the world at the VEX Robotics World
Championship each April.
This VEX Robotics tournament will run all day from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be kicked off by special keynote
speaker Superintendent Aaron Chavez. If you can’t attend,
but want to see some of the action, the event can be watched
live stream from home or mobile device at
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Warriors on the mend
after flu and colds
Two weeks off for Christmas break was needed for many
of the players to recover from the colds and flu that bit the
Warriors before and during break.
“We still had some kids down during the week of practice before Saturday (Jan. 3), but everyone had pretty much
recovered by our trip to Riverview. We were all anxious
to play but started out a little slow again, getting behind by
as much as 12 points in the first, but quickly fought back
to trail by only four to start the second,” said Coach Jeff
Foul trouble before the half caught up with the Warriors
and they went to the locker room trailing by 9, 25-34.
“We were getting out-rebounded, allowing too many second and third shots, so we needed to do a better job of blocking out to get back in the game,” Ahmann said.
The Warriors came out like warriors and fought back
to tie the game at the end of the third quarter 43-43. The
game stayed tight with Wahluke taking a four point advantage with one minute to go. The Panthers came down and
worked the ball around, hitting a deep 3 to get within one.
Wahluke then got fouled and missed the front end of a 1 and
1. Riverview took the rebound and drove the lane and drew
a foul with four seconds to go. They hit both free throws to
take a one point lead. The Warriors went the length of the
floor, but didn’t have time for a good shot. Riverview took
it by one, 54-53.
Scoring: Chiprez 11, Buck 5, Uribe and Ponce 7 each,
Ahmann 26, Kinney 4
Christmas break games
Coach Jeff Ahmann said the big Warrior crowd at Warden on Dec. 16 made it feel like they were home and is what
really helped with in a tough, close game.
Warden was doing well with a record of 3-1, their only
loss coming at Wahluke.
“Now was Wardens’ chance for payback, and the game
started out just the way they wanted,” said Ahmann. By the
end of the first quarter Warden was leading 18-11 with the
Warriors having trouble finding the basket. Warden held the
lead at the half 26-19 and showed no signs of letting up.
The Warriors came out firing in the third and outscored
Warden 20-9, taking the lead into the final quarter 39-35.
The fourth was close to the end, but the pressure defense by
the Warriors was too much for the Cougars to handle. Final,
Warriors 48 to 45.
Scoring: Buck 14, Chiprez 5, Hidalgo 8, Ponce 4, Ahmann 17
First league game of the season was a matchup with Royal on Dec. 19 at the Knight court.
The Warriors started slow again and trailed 4-16 at the
end of the first quarter. The Warriors did just what they
need to do, up the pressure and hit a few buckets to get back
in the game. The guys responded and only trailed by two at
the half 27-29.
It didn’t hold with the Warriors only scoring four points
trailing 41-31.
By the fourth, poor free throw shooting did in the home
team. For the game Wahluke shot 13-36 from the line. Royal won 58-53.
Scoring: Cardozo 2, Buck, Ponce and Uribe 4 each,
Chiprez 5, Hidalgo 6, Ahmann 27. That’s not a typo on Ahmann point rack-up.
Sick players and coaches made for a bad matchup on
Dec. 20 against Naches.
With a team full of sick players and coaches it was going
to be a battle just to get to the end of the game. Everybody
got playing time in this nonleague action. But 20 percent
shooting from the field along with 25 turnovers are a tough
way to compete against any team. Naches 55-30.
Scoring: Buck 4, Chiprez 8, Uribe, Hidalgo, Ponce, Yorgesen 2 each, Kinney 7, Barrera 3.
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the high school. The evening is open to the public and will
feature a tri-tip steak dinner, silent auction, raffle prizes and
door prizes. Dinner is just $10 a plate. The evening is meant
to be a thank you to the farmers and hunters who support the
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Mattawa Police Blotter
Nov. 1: Caller reports her son told her he was forced to drink
alcohol when he did not want to. Report of people in an apartment not paying for their cell phone bill. Caller of someone who
threw something at a window, not sure what it was.
Nov. 2: Caller reports three juveniles are attempting to
break into the repository at the library; caller states juveniles are throwing rocks at her home.
Nov. 3: Caller reports her son is on probation and is refusing
to go to school, he got aggressive when she told him she was
calling the police.
Nov. 18: A 911 call, sounds like an infant playing with the
Nov. 19: Report of a DUI.
Nov. 21: Report of a vehicle theft. Report of a theft
from a vehicle. A stolen vehicle was recovered from a
nearby vineyard. A 911 call, father advised his daughter
was playing with the phone.
Nov. 22: Report of a vehicle theft.
Nov. 27: Caller reports a male subject is outside, thinks he is
fighting someone and possibly has a gun.
Nov. 30: Report of a vehicle theft. Report of loud thumping
Dec. 3: Report of juveniles fighting at the Laundromat. Caller
reports a suspicious vehicle is parked outside.
Dec. 4: Caller requesting a welfare check on his mother, she
is upset, is pregnant and has been drinking.
Dec. 5: Caller reports smelling smoke and then the lights
went out.
Dec. 6: Caller reports their cell phone was stolen.
Dec. 7: Report of loud thumping music. From Cooper.
Dec. 8: Caller reports their son is being aggressive.
Dec. 12: Caller reports two subjects are tagging their fence
and a hay tarp and now are walking away.
Dec. 13: Caller advises of a loud party next door. Caller reports she heard three gun shots. Report of a dog bite.
Sheriff’s Blotter
Nov. 2: Report of a dog in custody. Caller reported her father was en-route an orchard with a shot gun to shoot somebody.
Caller complained teenagers were throwing rocks at her home.
Report of a vehicle in a canal.
Nov. 15: Report of a shop broken into. Hunters reported they had permission to hunt on some property when a
neighbor harassed them by yelling and firing shots in the
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cobertura o una exención.
Nov. 22: Report of a possible burglary of a residence. Caller
reports her step-father is drunk and making threats. Report of 5-6
shots fired, possibly from a vehicle. Well, actually from a gun.
Nov. 24: Report of a male subject looking in the windows of
the first grade building at the school.
Dec. 3: Caller reports ongoing problem with a subject chasing
geese off of his hunting grounds. Caller requested an area check
for loud music, did not state if it was thumping or not. Caller
reported her mother and step-father are fighting.
Dec. 4: Report of loud music and report of a male and female
fighting, both calls repeats from the day before.
Dec. 10: Call of a lost cell phone, attempts to call and get its
location were unsuccessful. Caller reports her house was broken
into and her dogs taken.
Dec. 22: A theft was reported at 12:24 p.m. near the intersection of Roads R-SW and 28-SW, near Mattawa. Jerry Yorgesen
told authorities that 165 feet of electrical wire had been stolen
overnight from an irrigation circle. The loss was estimated at
several thousand dollars.
Jan. 2: Dale Andrew Stratton reported his shop door broken
open, tools and other items were stolen.
Jail Bookings
Saturday, Jan. 3: Wilmer Santiago Guerrero, 22, Mattawa,
arrested by Moses Lake police on a state Department of Corrections detention warrant for probation violation.
Saturday, Dec. 20: Pedro Araujo Garcia, 30, Mattawa, arrested by Mattawa police on a district court warrant for failure to
appear (third-degree theft).
Thursday, Dec. 18: Eddison Jesus Noyola, 23, Mattawa, arrested by Mattawa police on a district court warrant for failure to
appear (no valid operator’s license).
Sunday, Dec. 28: Simon Martinez Bailon, 32, Mattawa, arrested by Mattawa police on an Arizona state warrant for probation violation.
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Zenon Martinez Sanchez, 26, Mattawa,
arrested by Mattawa police for driving while license suspended,
district court warrant for failure to appear (DWLS). Rafael Vargas Vasquez, 34, Mattawa, arrested by Mattawa police for driving under the influence, district court warrant for failure to appear (DUI, recreational fishing violation).
Tuesday, Dec. 23
Brett Lynn Rigby, 38, Mattawa, arrested by Mattawa police
for driving while license suspended, Benton County warrant for
failure to pay fine (driving while license suspended).
Marriage Licenses
Francisco Javier Arroyo Obispo, 29, and Maria Vargas, 23,
both of Mattawa.
Building Permits
Jerry Fox, Mattawa, agriculture building with lean-to,
Antonio and Yobani Cruz, Mattawa, manufactured home,
Desert Aire Owners Association, Desert Aire, recreation center, $454,785.
Year-to-date totals: 629 permits with valuations totaling
Notice is hereby given that due to the expiration of term of office for a Director of the Noxious
Weed Control Board of Grant County, candidates
are being sought to fill this position by appointment.
The expiring position on the Board is for Director of Section 5 as described below. The term
of office will be for four (4) years and will begin
March 1, 2015.
Those wishing to be considered for appointment to the position must file at the office of the
Noxious Weed Control Board of Grant County, Bureau of Reclamation Building, 32 “C” Street N.W.,
Room 321, Ephrata, Washington, 98823, prior to
9:00 a.m. on January 20, 2015. Those wishing
to apply must make a written application that
includes the signatures of at least ten (10) registered voters residing in the section supporting
the nomination. Those wishing to apply must also
meet the requirements of Chapter 17.10 of the
Revised Code of Washington, and must reside in
their respective section.
Section 5 covers the portion of Grant County lying southerly of the Frenchman Hills.
AUTHORITY: The Noxious Weed Control Board
of Grant County under Chapter 17.10 of the Revised Code of Washington.
Ron Tebow, Chairman
Rich Callahan, Vice-Chairman
Summer Sahli, Director
Chuck Sandmann, Director
Wes Sieg, Director
To be printed in the Mattawa Area News, Dec.
17, 2014 and Jan. 7, 2015.
The Noxious Weed Control Board of Grant County, in accordance with RCW 17.10.050, shall hold
a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at
10:00 a.m., at the Bureau of Reclamation Building,
32 “C” Street N.W., Room 321, Ephrata, Washington. This hearing shall be held for the purpose of
considering applications to determine the nominations for position of Director for Section 5 of the
Noxious Weed Control Board of Grant County.
Ron Tebow, Chairman
Rich Callahan, Vice-Chairman
Summer Sahli, Director
Chuck Sandmann, Director
Wes Sieg, Director
To be printed in the Mattawa Area News, Dec.
17, 2014 and Jan. 7, 2015.
public notice
An ordinance of the City of Mattawa amending
the 2014 Budget as adopted by Ordinance #13543”. For a complete copy of this ordinance,
please contact Mattawa City Hall.
To be published in the Mattawa Area News, January 7, 2015.
Public Notice
Wahluke School District #73
The Wahluke School District Board of Directors
has changed the time of the regularly scheduled
January 8, 2015 meeting to be held at 9:00AM on
the scheduled day. Board meetings are held in the
administration office Board Room.
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THE CITY OF MATTAWA in now accepting Letters
of Interest from persons interested in filling a vacancy on the City Council for position #1 to fill the
remainder of the term in 2015. If you are interested please deliver a letter of interest to the City
Clerk’s office, or mail it to City of Mattawa, P. O.
Box 965, Mattawa, WA 99349. All applicants must
have lived within city limits for the past year and
are a registered voter.
THE CITY OF MATTAWA in now accepting Letters
of Interest from persons interested in filling vacant
Civil Service Commission seats. There are three
vacancies. If you are interested please deliver a
letter of interest to the City Clerk’s office, or mail
it to City of Mattawa, P. O. Box 965, Mattawa, WA
99349. All applicants must have lived within city
limits for the past year and are a registered voter.
real estate
Cox Landing, 2 acres with 3 bdrm, 3 Bath, 2296
sq. ft. Modular Home.
4 car Garage/Shop, In-ground Pool, Beautiful
Landscaping. View of Lake. $309,900
Sunshine Circle, Desert Aire, 3 bdrm./2 Bath, Site
Built, Stucco, completely remodeled. $194,000
97.7 Acres, Beverly, Well & Power, 4,000
feet of waterfront on Crab Creek MLS # 666708
Home Site Lots starting at $18,000
Keller Williams Realty
Call Dick Skogerson 425-822-9600
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Wednesday, Jan. 7th
High School
Boys Wrestling @ Kittitas 4:00
Thursday, Jan. 8th
High School
Boys Wrestling @ Highland 6:00
Friday, Jan. 9th
High School
Basketball HOME w/Columbia/Burbank
Saturday, Jan. 10th
High School
Basketball @ Ki-Be start time 4:15
Junior High Robotics Competition
company cottage on
$7,400! That’s it! Where do you find a house
on wheels for that price? 1991 Ford Adventure
Econoline Van. Fun weekend vehicle or take it
across the country. Easy to drive and very comfortable seats. Only 70,900 on the engine, roof
and cab AC, stove, fridge (which isn’t getting as
cold as it should), shower, and even a tub. Has
toilet, is self contained, large closet and lot and
lots of other storage. Upper bunk and the couch
make into a bed, sleeps four, 19 feet long and
has a back rack. Call 932.4602 and take it for
a drive.
Free Junk Removal
YOU!!! Free junk vehicle and appliance removal.
May buy some heavy metals for scrape. Call Jerry
Redwine at 509.643.2856.
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LEGAL SERVICES DIVORCE $155. $175 with chil-
Where did 13 years go? Happy,
happy birthday on Jan. 10 to two twin
beauties. We love you very much
Kassy & Kitty. Mamoo & Ampee
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HELP WANTED MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! Train at home to process Medical Billing & Insurance Claims! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online
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